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Truckee Noon Rotary accepting applications from nonprofits interested in live auction proceeds

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TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Truckee Noon Rotary Club is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations through the end of 2010 to host the live auction at the clubandamp;#8217;s 2011 Crab andamp; Pasta Feed. Each year a local nonprofit group runs the live auction at the Rotary Clubandamp;#8217;s Crab andamp; Pasta Feed. The organization selected to operate the live auction will receive all proceeds raised from the auction. Previously, groups have earned from $4,000 to $14,000 for their causes. The event will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the new Truckee Community Recreation Center. Rotary will provide the venue, the auctioneer and the bidding audience.Potential candidates will be asked to present at the Rotary Club of Truckee board of directors meeting on Jan. 4, 2011 for final selection. All nonprofit groups interested in being considered must submit a letter to the Rotary Club of Truckee board by Dec. 31. Letters should include the name of the nonprofit organization, a request for consideration, and an explanation of what the organization does for the community. The letter should also communicate to the board the organizationandamp;#8217;s capability to secure donated items and setup and run the live auction. If your organization is interested in being considered, please e-mail your letter to Erin Winter at For additional information on the Crab andamp; Pasta Feed call Erin at 775-342-3692 or visit;#8212; Submitted to

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