And the winners are… |

And the winners are…


Recipients of the Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe 2002-2003 Community Service Grants.

1. George Whittell High School

$500 grant will support Grad Night 2003.

2. City of South Lake Tahoe Parks & Recreation Department

$2,400 to support a playground equipment project at the Recreation Complex.

3. SISLT Education Committee

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$24,400 grant will fund scholarship and achievement awards for local students in middle and high schools and Lake Tahoe Community College.

4. Lake Tahoe Unified School District

$2,200 will fund the Primary Intervention Program for young children at risk for emotional problems.

5. Lake Tahoe Reading Council

$600 will fund “Baby Book Bags” at Barton Memorial Hospital.

6. Special Olympics Team Tahoe

$2,000 will support the “Partners in Development” program which allows local athletes to participate in sports.

7. South Tahoe High School

$2,000 will support Naval Junior ROTC leadership activities.

8. South Tahoe High School

$500 will support the Girls’s Golf Team in competitive venues.

9. Court Appointed Special Advocates El Dorado

$1,500 will provide funds for enrichment activities for children involved in the CASA program.

10. Soroptimist International Sierra Nevada Region

$500 will support the Camp Ronald McDonald Amphitheater Project.

11. Tahoe Arts Project

$1,000 grant will support the Missoula Children’s Theater Artist-in-Residence program.

12. South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center

$5,000 will help fund client needs and the emergency shelter program.

13. Lake Tahoe Unified School District

$4,000 will support an elementary school arts program.

14. High Sierra American Softball Association

$2,000 will provide new equipment for the program.

15. Kingsbury Middle School

$2,500 will support the program of “Technology+Inquiry=Good Science.”

16. Kingsbury Middle School

$500 will support the “Reading Counts Quizzes” program.

17. SISLT International Goodwill and Understanding Committee

$1,500 grant will support the “Building Bridges of Love Across the Oceans” Afghanistan project.

18. Tahoe Valley Elementary School

$400 will support a “Before School Reading Buddy” program.

19. Ordinary People Meeting Extraordinary Needs

$2,000 will aid community members with extraordinary medical needs.

20. Ordinary People Meeting Extraordinary Needs

$400 will support “Great Ideas for Tahoe” program.

21. El Dorado County Public Health Department

$1,000 will support the “Great Beginnings Breast Feeding” program.

22. Nevada Women’s History Project

$500 will support the Sarah Winnemucca Statue Project.

23. Girl Scouts of the Sierra Nevada.

$1,500 will provide financial assistance to the Tahoe Shores Service Unit.

24. Christmas Cheer

$1,100 will be used to purchase food and diapers for inadequately housed children.

25. South Tahoe High School Sober Grad Night Task Force

$1,500 will support the 2003 substance-free graduation celebration.

26. Lake Tahoe Community College

$500 will support a youth scholarship program.

27. Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra

$1,000 will support the Summer Reading Program.

28. St. Theresa School

$500 will support curriculum improvement for maps and atlases.

29. St. Theresa School

$500 will support the school’s sports program.

30. Tahoe Youth and Family Services

$6,000 will support the “Social Skills Building Self-Esteem” program.