Tahoe League for Charity presents grant awards

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comTLC for 12! Back from left: Joanne Domingue, Carolyn Pretzer, Meredith Rosenberg Bob Bolton, Peggy Martin, Connie Nowlin, and Mary Bennington.Front: Sarah Deardorff, Angela Bruno, Kathy Davisson and Elizabeth Balmin. Not pictured: Nileta Morton and Emily Wexler.

TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Fifty Tahoe League for Charity (TLC) women made andamp;#8220;itandamp;#8221; happen with their generous contributions. More than $6,750 was generated for grants to be awarded to nonprofit community organizations. An additional $11,000 was earmarked this year for scholarships to North Lake Tahoe and Truckee High School scholars.At the Tahoe League for Charity’s November meeting at Jake’s on the Lake, representatives from 11 of the 12 recipients spoke briefly about their goals and how the funds would be utilized. Grants Chairman Ellen McBride proudly presented the checks on behalf of the membership. The awardees and representatives were American Association of University Women-Tech Trek program accepted by Meredith Rosenberg; the Bear League, Kathy Davisson; Big Brothers Big Sisters, Peggy Martin; Family Resource Center, Elizabeth Balmin; Kings Beach Friends of the Library, Carolyn Pretzer; North Lake Tahoe Historical Society, Nileta Morton; Plaza Truckee-Tahoe, Emily Wexler; Sierra Senior Service, Sarah Deardorff; TCPUD Park andamp; Recreation, Bob Bolton; Tahoe Community Nursery School, Angela Bruno; Tahoe Rim Trail, Mary Bennington and Wylie Animal Rescue Foundation, Connie Nowlin.TLC President Joanne Domingue said, andamp;#8220;Since 1999 when Tahoe League for Charity was founded, we have given out $150,750 in grants to local nonprofit organizations. I am so proud of our group. And hearing from the recipients of the 2011 grants brings it all home to us, to learn how the money is being put to work in our community.andamp;#8221;Tahoe League for Charity is itself a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is to provide financial assistance to truly needy people/groups and environmental concerns in the community. Meeting luncheons are held monthly at Jake’s on the Lake. For membership information, contact Muffy at 530-583-585.

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