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Visitor Information Center grand opening to showcase business opportunities

Pettit GilweeSpecial to the Sun

TAHOE CITY, Calif. andamp;#8212; The North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association will proudly unveil its new Visitor Information Center with a grand opening ceremony Tuesday, June 12, 4-8 p.m.The pedestrian-friendly venue is located on the ground floor of the associationandamp;#8217;s headquarters at 100 North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City, next to Fanny Bridge.andamp;#8220;The grand opening ceremony is an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to see the center firsthand and get a better idea of how we can promote their businesses through educational collateral and promotional materials,andamp;#8221; said CEO and Executive Director Sandy Evans Hall of the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association. andamp;#8220;Itandamp;#8217;s also a chance for us to say thank you to the many spectacular local contractors and vendors that helped bring the new center to fruition.andamp;#8221;Guests will mix and mingle while enjoying the melding of reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and jazz tunes of DJ One Truest. Several area restaurants will offer bite-sized delights, including Jakeandamp;#8217;s On the Lake, Wolfdaleandamp;#8217;s Cuisine Unique, CBandamp;#8217;s Pizza andamp; Grill, Dandamp;#8217;Lish Catering, River Grill, River Ranch, Dockside 700 and the Bridgetender. Uncorked Tahoe City will provide wine from the Sierra Nevada foothills and UnderCover Ale Works will bring the brews. Big Truck Hats will also be on site stitching custom headwear.Tahoe Cityandamp;#8217;s new Visitor Information Center features local products for sale, including North Lake Tahoe logo wear; Tahoe Eco Candles, soaps and lip balm; Quail Lane Press and Barb Kallestad art cards; fish art by Functional Metal Work; Tahoe Teas; shopping bags by photographer Peter Spain; Big Truck Hats; as well as books and maps about the North Lake Tahoe region.The new center will also showcase a new artist every month, displaying their work on the andamp;#8220;artandamp;#8221; wall via a partnership with North Tahoe Arts. For the month of June, Geoff McGilvrary has been selected. The center is equipped with a conference room and portable kiosks available for rent. The centerandamp;#8217;s touch-screen computers help visitors navigate around North Lake Tahoe.Bratt Brothers Construction, Alpine Stone Works, Roundwood Furniture, Tahoe Roofing Company, Lighting at Kings Beach, Italia Granite, Kelly Brothers Painting, Mountain Home Center, Abelandamp;#8217;s Maintenance, Christine Karnofsky Landscape Design, MDL Electric, Functional Designs, Great Basin Windows, GilanFarr + Associates Architecture and Tahoe City Lumber offered discounts and donated their time to the Visitor Information Center.Contact Visitor Information Services Manager Emily Detwiler at 530-581-8778 or Emily@puretahoenorth.com for info and display opportunities.For sponsorship opportunities call Deanna Frumenti at 530-581-8764 or deanna@puretahoenorth.com.For more about the North Lake Tahoe Chamber/CVB/Resort Association, visit http://www.nltra.org.


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