Date for St. Patrick’s Day celebration set
Continuing 43 years of fundraising for the local South Shore community, Tahoe Douglas Rotary will present its 43rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 19 from 6 to 10 p.m., at the Montbleu Resort Casino and Spa showroom.
The benefit includes entertainment, a traditional Irish dinner buffet, adult-beverages and a silent auction.
Tickets are on sale from local Tahoe Douglas Rotarians or by calling 800-576-8372 or by sending an email to stpaddy@tdrotary
Tickets are $50 each. A limited number of VIP tables with 10 special-reserved seats are also available for $550 each.
Additionally, the auction bidding starts early this year with an online pre-auction on Feb. 15 at http://www.biddingforgood.com
The club hopes to raise m ore than $30,000 to benefit local community organizations including: Animal Coalition of Tahoe, South Lake Tahoe Women’s Center, Austin’s House, South Tahoe High School Sober Grad Night, Boys & Girls Club of Carson Valley, Tahoe Arts Project, Boys & Girls Club of South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Youth & Family, Court Appointed Special Advocates of El Dorado County Services, City of Refuge, The Drugstore Project, Classroom Enrichment Grants, Zephyr Cove Elementary, Cub Scout Pack 468, George Whittell High School Scholarships, Douglas County Library, Douglas County Search and Rescue, Hero Scholarship, Family Resource Center, Lake Tahoe Community College Scholarships, George Whittell High School Sober Grad Night, Maxine Atherton Scholarship, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, RYLA Camp Scholarship, LTCC Foundation, Rotary Wide World of Books, LTCC Kid’s College, American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Reel Recovery, Sierra Recovery Center and High School Speech, Music and Essay contests.
The Tahoe Douglas Rotary Club, comprised of nearly 60 members, has has raised more than $200,000 for local programs since 2000.