TRUCKEE, Calif. - The Rotary Club of Truckee is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations to host the live auction at the club's 2013 Chris Matthew Crab Feed & Pasta Feed. Chris was a member of Rotary since 1995. He was the true embodiment of Rotary's motto, "Service above Self." Chris spent endless hours of time, energy, equipment, etc. on many Rotary projects including the Truckee River Legacy Trail. Each year a local nonprofit organization runs the live auction at the Rotary Club of Truckee Crab & 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 23, 2013 at the Truckee Community Recreation Center located at 8924 Donner Pass Road. Rotary will provide the venue, and the bidding audience.Potential candidates will be asked to present at the Rotary Club of Truckee board of directors meeting on Jan. 8, 2013 for final selection. All nonprofit groups interested in being considered must submit a letter to the Rotary Club of Truckee by Dec. 28, 2012. Letters should include the name of the nonprofit, a request for consideration, and an explanation of what the organization does for the community. The letter should also communicate to the Rotary board the organization's capability to secure donate items and setup and run the live auction.If your organization is interested in being considered email your letter to Adela Gonzlez del Valle at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information visit www.truckeerotary.org.
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