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May 23, 2012
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Community will come together for Bay to Bay Clean Up

TAHOE, Calif. — On Saturday, June 2 approximately 1,000 volunteers in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee will come together to clean local streets. Volunteers register at neighborhood check-in stations prior to setting out to pick up roadside trash. Volunteers are rewarded with filth, grime, and the deep satisfaction that comes from performing meaningful work on behalf of their community. In addition, volunteers in Truckee, Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay are thanked for their efforts at special party that accompanies the event.Volunteers in Kings Beach, Tahoe Vista, Carnelian Bay and Crystal Bay will take to the streets to pick up trash and spruce up towns prior to the busy summer season. Registration check-in stations open at 9 a.m. in a new location in Kings Beach at the Kings Beach Recreation Area picnic tables next to the playground (across from Plumas Bank), in Tahoe Vista at Cable Car Ice Cream, in Carnelian Bay at GarWoods, and in Crystal Bay at the Tahoe Biltmore.Joy M. Doyle, executive director for the North Tahoe Business Association and event planner says, “We are excited that this community event continues to grow and expand. It’s a great feeling to see so many regional residents giving back to their communities by participating in an effort to pick up trash from local streets.” While cleaning up, volunteers who find “Golden Items” win prizes donated by area businesses. Maps will be on hand at registration areas to assign clean up locations and volunteers will be provided with gloves, bags and snacks and volunteer appreciation goodies.All volunteers are invited to a special party after clean up at the North Tahoe Beach Picnic Pavilion (across from Safeway in Kings Beach), 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers will enjoy an assortment of complimentary food and beverages donated by Blue Onion Caf, Caliente!, CB’s Pizza andamp; Grill, Hooked Up Sport Fishing, Jason’s Beachside Grille, La Mexicana Restaurant, Mourelatos Lakeshore Resort, Peluso’s APizza, Steamer’s Beachside Oven andamp; Bar, Susie Scoops Ice Cream, Tahoe Biltmore, and live music performed by The Wrinkle, a Kings Beach bluegrass band. Ten things to clean up your communityJoin the North Tahoe Business Association on Saturday June 2 at 9 a.m. Lead by example and clean up trash around your home or business. Organize and produce your own homeowner association Clean Up Day on June 2. Pick up and dispose of trash whenever you see it. Keep trash from local critters, wait until pick up day to put out trash and recycle bags. Recycle! Clean up flower beds and boxes and plant soon. Touch up paint. Clean your windows and awnings. Gather hazardous waste and call Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal to schedule a drop off appointment. Volunteers collect literally tons of roadside trash each year.Gerald Herrick, Truckee Day event coordinator said, “Despite soggy rain, Truckee Day volunteers picked up an impressive 8 tons of roadside litter at last year’s event.” The Tahoe Bay to Bay Clean Up Day is organized and produced by the North Tahoe Business Association. Clean Up Day signature sponsors are Rockwood Tree Service andamp; Defensible Space Specialist and Bruening Associates Real Estate. Additional sponsors include Bank of the West, Duggan andamp; Duggan, North Tahoe Public Utility District, Reliable Services, Sierra Sun, Taco Bell, Tahoe Dave’s, Tahoe Tech Group, Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal, and Taneva Auto Parts.North Tahoe Business Association is delighted to join Truckee, Incline Village and Tahoe City in their clean up efforts all on the same day Saturday, June 2. For more information about Tahoe Bay to Bay Clean Up day please visit www.NorthTahoeBusiness.org or call 530-546-9000.The North Tahoe Business Association is a nonprofit 501 (c) 6 organization that strives to provide leadership and facilitate redevelopment efforts to create a healthy balance of commerce, employment, entertainment and livability while preserving the unique beach town atmosphere of North Lake Tahoe. The NTBA represents the Bay to Bay business communities including Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated May 23, 2012 07:21PM Published May 23, 2012 06:56PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.