Harrah’s donates $130K to Lake Tahoe Angora fire fund; $55K to employees | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Harrah’s donates $130K to Lake Tahoe Angora fire fund; $55K to employees

Sara Thompson
Jim Grant / Tahoe Daily Tribune John Koster, regional president of Harrah's Northern Nevada operations, announces a donation of $130,650 to the Angora Fire Fund. Accepting the donation on behalf of the fund are, from left, Rex McQuillen, "B" Gorman and Carrie Reiter.

The Lake Tahoe Angora Fire Fund received $130,650 from Harrah’s and Harveys

Lake Tahoe today.

The business also donated $55,000 to it’s own employees, said John Koster, regional president of Harrah’s Northern Nevada operations.

“B” Gorman, president of the Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce,

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said the donation is still needed eight months after the Angora fire because

many fire survivors needs are unmet.

Many survivors are finding out new needs, and some are under insured, said

Carrie Reiter, Community Disaster Resource Center administrative director.

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