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Truckee Tahoe Sunshine letters

Girls on the Run-Sierras would like to thank all of the amazing sponsors and volunteers that made our first annual fundraiser, LUNAFEST, a big success. As a first time event, we were completely blown away by the community outpouring of support. Area restaurants and businesses willingly joined our cause and donated delectable cuisine, superb wine and incredible items for our live auction. Thanks to our supporters, Girls on the Run-Sierras will be able to expand the program to make a difference in the lives of hundreds of girls in our community. We gratefully depended on the generous contributions of the following sponsors: Tahoe Forest Health System, Squaw Valley USA, The Village at Squaw Valley, North Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce. Auction items: Bio Bio Expeditions Worldwide, California Ski Industry Association, Squaw Valley USA, Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours, Surefoot, Waxen Moon, Borges Sleigh rides, Lone Buffalo Vineyard, The Resort at Squaw Creek, Grahamandamp;#8217;s, Wandaandamp;#8217;s Flower Shop, Babeandamp;#8217;s in the Backcountry, Rainbow Bridge. Food and wine: North Tahoe Catering Company, Tuff Beanz, Soupa, Twenty-Two Bistro andamp; Bar, Fireside Pizza Company, Mamasake, Uncorked at Squaw Valley, Auld Dubliner Irish Pub, Earthly Delights, Tahoe House, New Moon, Truckee River Winery, Safeway, Crux Events. Miscellaneous, Kristen Morgan DDS.andamp;#8212;Girls on the Run-SierrasSecond annual Fall Into Fashion Affair and Concert reigns The Kings Beach Parentsandamp;#8217; Cooperative collaborated with the Lake Tahoe School for a charity event benefiting education in Incline Village on Veteranandamp;#8217;s Day. The generosity of many locals brought the North Lake Tahoe community together; including Bill Wood with the Crystal Bay Casino, Linda Offerdahl (founder of the charitable business Dress the Part[y]), and Ben Fuller and the Jeff Jones Band. The evening included performances by parents from both schools and a display of evening gowns, cocktail dresses and zoot suits dazzled the audience. The finale of Dads in Drag left spectators roaring with laughter as everyone enjoyed a fun-filled evening to benefit children and education. andamp;#8220;Our goal is to build bridges within the community so we may work together for the good of all our children,andamp;#8221; stated Sabrina Albrecht, an advocate for both schools. The evening proved successful for all involved and plans for the third annual event to be held next year are already well under way. andamp;#8212; Sabrina Gentner-Albrecht,Kings Beach Parentsandamp;#8217; CooperativeEditor,Just wanted to give a shout out of THANKS to Squaw Valley! Iandamp;#8217;m visiting family in the area with my wife, when I heard about Squaw Valley offering a military discount for military veterans. I picked up a special ticket from the andamp;#8220;Special Ticketsandamp;#8221; office and enjoyed an afternoon of free iceskating with my wife at High Camp. I personally appreciate the support to military veterans by the Squaw Valley Corp. as well as the other discounts and offers available from other local ski resorts and businesses!Sincerely,Phil Kerber, Tahoe CityNordic Team says thanksAlder Creek Middle School Nordic Team would like to thank the Truckee Rotary for their generous contribution to our team. You have made it possible to help equip a record team this year of 70 youngsters. In the last few years local Middle School Cross Country ski racing has almost doubled in Truckee and Tahoe City together. We greatly appreciate your support of this growing sport. Watch for these upcoming athletes in your local forest! andamp;#8212;ACMS Coaches