LAKE TAHOE and#8212; Founders Circle members of the nonprofit Tahoe Fund donated $55,000 at last Sundayand#8217;s annual Tahoe Fund Summer Dinner and croquet party for three projects designed to improve Lake Tahoeand#8217;s clarity and recreational opportunities here.
According to a press release from the fund, the money is for shovel-ready public projects that require additional private support, and is in addition to the more than $120,000 raised by the dinner for the organization.
The three projects are the Blackwood Creek Restoration/Eagle Rock Trail on the West Shore; Incline/Third Creek Restoration at Incline Village; and the Rabe Meadow Bike Trail at Stateline.
California Gov. Jerry Brown and U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Dean Heller were on hand last Sunday to thank donors for their support of the Tahoe Fund, which raises private money for bike paths, hiking trails, restoration projects and stewardship education in the Tahoe Basin. More than 200 people attended the dinner at Edgewood Tahoeand#8217;s Fridayand#8217;s Station residence.
According to the press release, the $30,000 raised for Blackwood Creek/Eagle Rock will allow the project to be completed. Rabe Meadow bike path at South Shore and the Third Creek/Incline Creek Restoration project in Incline Village receive a combined $25,000 and#8212; both projects within reach of the amount needed for completion.
Donations are welcome by the Tahoe Fund; Founders Circle membership is open to supporters pledging $5,000 or more by the end of this year when the Founders Circle campaign concludes. Information is available at email@example.com, or by calling 775-298-0035.http://s0.2mdn.net/3135702/espn_baseballtonight_bos_nyy_wallpaper.jpghttp://s0.2mdn.net/3135702/espn_baseballtonight_bos_nyy_wallpaper.jpg