Democrats to honor Kurtzman |

Democrats to honor Kurtzman

The Lake Tahoe Democratic Club has announced that local businessman, former school board member and community activist David Kurtzman will be honored with the club’s 2001 Lifetime Achievement award.

Kurtzman will be presented with the award at the club’s eighth annual luncheon to begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at Passaretti’s Restaurant on Emerald Bay Road.

The Lake Tahoe Democratic Club annually selects a local resident who through their contributions to the community has advanced the values of the Democratic Party. Kurtzman was cited for his work on behalf of the children of the community as a member of the Lake Tahoe Unified School Board and the board of directors of Tahoe Human Services, advancing the arts in the community as a member of the Tallac Association, and his championing of the concerns of small businesses as a member of the Board of Realtors and the Rotary Club of South Lake Tahoe.

Club President Pat Frega said in announcing the selection of Kurtzman, “From is time as a member of the Peace Corps, through his service in the Air Force and his time longtime commitment to our community through various committees, boards and commissions that are too numerous to count, Dave has worked tirelessly to serve the people of our community. He is truly deserving of this recognition.”

Tickets for the event are $20 per person and can be obtained from any Lake Tahoe Democratic Club member or by calling Pat Frega at (530) 542-0607.

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