150 years ago, on May 10, 1869, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed, forever changing the landscape of the Truckee-Donner Summit area. This sesquicentennial of the Transcontinental Railroad marks the spanning of the continent with rails and a revolution to this area and the country. The railroad brought both freight and travelers to Truckee, helped create our local lumber and ice industries, and brought writers and artists to capture the beauty of the area.
Are you looking to learn how to drive business growth using data? For the September 20th, 2018 Knowledge Bites, Google National Trainer, Corissa Saint Laurent presented to local Truckee Businesses teaching them how to do this.
How do you know what insights and data you should be focusing on as a business owner? Where are the tools and resources to help you accomplish your goals?
Tourism is in full swing. Unfortunately, the increased demand for rental properties is often associated with an increase in criminals taking advantage of unsuspecting victims. Given this tendency, Truckee PD is here to help you enjoy your stay without becoming the victim of a Vacation Rental Scam.
The Vacation Rental Scam generally begins by a suspect searching the internet for legitimate houses for rent or sale.
As director of Arts In Wellness, Susie Alexander is on a mission to connect individuals to their creative spirit by developing Creative groups. Susie has also been a professional artist for thirty years and practices permacultural principles in her lifestyle. These principles have greatly influenced her recent work by offering a visual dimension to environmental ecology.
Susie was born and raised in Europe and moved to the US when she was 16.
Truckee Roundhouse is Truckee-North Tahoe’s makerspace. The Roundhouse is a non-profit makerspace that supports the teaching, learning, and practicing of a wide variety of crafts, skills, technologies, and arts in the Truckee-Tahoe community. They have five shops: Wood, Metal, Ceramics, Technology, and Textiles, with many state-of-the-art tools to help you take your projects to the next level. Come learn at the Roundhouse! Their list of classes keeps growing.
Filling the Gap to Keep the Arts in Schools
Big Life Artist of the Week – Arts For The Schools is a bi-state 501 (c)3 non-profit that fundamentally believes that access and exposure to the arts is essential for all. Arts For The Schools fills the gaps in visual and performing arts education for more than 10,000 children at K-12 schools AND provides access to artistic excellence for the public.
Explore everything that Truckee has to offer with the 2018 – 2019 Official Truckee Visitors Guide! Learn about Truckee’s annual fun events. See our list of many fun hiking and biking trails. Read our guide to local craft beer plus where to dine! Discover why the stars shine brighter in Truckee. Check out the 20-mile Museum, Donner Memorial Bridge, and richen your historic knowledge along the scenic and breathtaking Old California Highway 40.
The North Lake Tahoe-Truckee Leadership Program has completed its 15th year with a graduation celebration held in May at the North Tahoe Event Center. The program creates an opportunity for potential leaders to broaden their understanding of the region and its issues, challenges and opportunities, while honing and developing their leadership skills. Since 2004, the program has graduated over 320 individuals.
As part of the five-month program,
101.5 Truckee-Tahoe Radio Business Speaks! Community Spotlight
Do you run a Truckee business? Can’t find workers?
Listen to 101.5 Truckee-Tahoe Radio’s Community Spotlight interview on Business Speaks with Truckee Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Lynn Saunders and Board Chair Pam Hobday to learn about solutions for your business.
In this interview, you will hear about the Employee Coop (Truckee Connects) Project designed to help employers find workers and fill jobs.
The world of communications is constantly changing – and at a rapid pace. Infobesity, or information overload, is an epidemic plaguing society and the business world. How do you get your message heard and through which medium? Where and how are Truckee locals getting their information? How do community organizations and institutions get important community information out to their constituents?
On June 12th,