The Rotary Club of Truckee celebrated the community in glam fashion—with a “glitter and gold” theme—at its 41st annual Cadillac Ball at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe on November 16. The event featured a gourmet dinner, silent auction and live music by Groove Foundry while raising money to support Truckee-Tahoe youth, seniors and nonprofit organizations.
From left, Tricia and Mitch Clarin and Nicholas and Meg Rab, Truckee Rotary Club President, at the 41st annual Cadillac Ball at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, photo by Court Leve
Michelle and Daron Rahlves enjoy the festivities, photo by Court Leve
Lindsey and Andrew Cross, Truckee Rotarian and president of Truckee Tahoe Lumber Co., respectively, photo by Court Leve
Truckee Rotarian Aimee Schaller was the event emcee, photo by Court Leve
Rotarian Lorna Tirman and husband David, Truckee’s mayor, photo by Court Leve
Blue Ribbon Awards
More than 300 community members attended the Tahoe Chamber’s 12th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe on November 14. The event celebrated the winners of seven awards honoring outstanding South Shore businesses, organizations and individuals for civic contributions, tourism experiences, customer service and entrepreneurial achievements.
From left, Emily Abernathy, Peggy Blowney, James Erickson III, Clayton Stoll, Jessica Heath, John McLaughlin, Tracy Davidson and Steve Noll at the Tahoe Chamber’s 12th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards, photo by Lake Tahoe Studios
Master of Ceremonies Jack Fife of JackFifeLive and Kyler Crouse, photo by Lake Tahoe Studios
Kelsey and Geoff Weist at the Harrah’s Lake Tahoe event, photo by Lake Tahoe Studios
Ed Wright, Marianne Poohachoff, Nancy Muller, Meg Peart, Pam Singer, Jay Conroy and Peggy Blowney, photo by Lake Tahoe Studios
Elizabeth Sieferman, Katharine McComb, Zach Fiore, Emily Abernathy and Steve Teshara, photo by Lake Tahoe Studios
Palisades at Squaw Grand Reveal Party
Palisades at Squaw hosted a Grand Reveal Party on January 3 that showcased Phase 2 of the development’s single-family homes. Local chefs Josh Brown of Tahoe Private Chef and Brett Moseley of Washoe Public House created unique menus to reflect the custom interior designs from The Brown Studio, while guests sipped on signature cocktails and enjoyed music from the Sextones. Vanguard Properties, which heads the sales and marketing, hired local event planner Nikki Price of Mountain Thyme Events to coordinate the party.
Rebecca Stack, Brooke Mattice, Mike Stack and Natalie Meyer of Vanguard Properties, photo by Kieth Rutherford
Corrinne Wallace, left, and Rhonda Evans of Fidelity National Financial at the Palisades at Squaw’s Grand Reveal Party, photo by Kieth Rutherford
From left, Jackie Snider, Chris Snider of WCC Design Build, Becky Maze, David Maze, Joe Snider, Jenny Snider, Joe Snider Mark Reed and Tarah Reed, photo by Kieth Rutherford
Terry and Kosta Costacos with event planner Nikki Price of Mountain Thyme Events, photo by Kieth Rutherford
Loryn Cook and Jonathan Litalien of Brown Studio Design and Build, photo by Kieth Rutherford
TQ Winter Issue Release Party
Tahoe Quarterly celebrated the release of its Winter issue with a December 12 party sponsored and hosted by Edgewood Tahoe. The event featured complimentary beer from Alibi Ale Works and tastings from Bently Heritage Estate Distillery, with raffle prizes by Tahoe Sports Ltd; Homewood Mountain Resort; Diamond Peak Ski Resort; the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe; Zeal Optics; Descente; NuDown; Surefoot; Double Diamond Jewelry; Julia Szendrei; WinterWonderGrass; and Lake Tahoe Snowmobile Tours.
From left, Brandi Caskey, Brandon Caskey, Edward Lynch and Robin Orr at Tahoe Quarterly’s Winter Issue Release Party, photo by Jonathan Herre
Clayton Humphries and Julia Szendrei announce lucky raffle winners, photo by Jonathan Herre
Tasty hors d’oeuvre at the Edgewood Tahoe party, photo by Jonathan Herre
Tim Conboy, Amy Berry, Fawn Triggs and Kristin Boles, photo by Jonathan Herre
Paul and Joanne Sandrey at TQ’s issue release party, photo by Jonathan Herre