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North Lake Tahoe-Truckee Leadership Program Celebrates A Successful Year

North Lake Tahoe Leadership 2018 Class photo North Lake Tahoe Leadership 2018 Class photo

North Lake Tahoe-Truckee Leadership Program Celebrates A Successful Year

North Lake Tahoe Leadership 2018 Class photo

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,

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101.5 Radio Community Spotlight: Truckee Tomorrow Business Speaks

101.5 Radio Community Spotlight: Truckee Tomorrow Business Speaks

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.

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Good Morning Truckee: Infobesity

Good Morning Truckee: Infobesity

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,

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Truckee’s Got Talent

Knowledge Bites Social Media with Andria Gutierrez, IDEAL WILD and Laura Visconti, GEOGRAPHY CREATIVE Knowledge Bites Social Media with Andria Gutierrez, IDEAL WILD and Laura Visconti, GEOGRAPHY CREATIVE

Truckee’s Got Talent

Knowledge Bites Social Media with Andria Gutierrez, IDEAL WILD and Laura Visconti, GEOGRAPHY CREATIVE

Social Media Experts Share Tips

Tahoe-Truckee social media experts Andria Gutierrez, of IDEAL WILD and Laura Visconti, of GEOGRAPHY CREATIVE, share the latest social media marketing strategies and secret industry tricks for local businesses to leverage.

These two skilled social media professionals and business owners shared best practices on how to drive traffic to social media business pages and integrate social media into a marketing strategy that works for a local business.

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Put Your Business on the Map with Google Street View 360 Virtual Tours!

Put Your Business on the Map with Google Street View 360 Virtual Tours!

Have you ever wanted to show someone what they will be getting for their money before they arrive, or wanted to show off your shop and location? Now there is a great way your business can stand out online on Google! Google Street View | Trusted Tours can be found in Google Search Results, Google Maps, and Google + and are optimized to work with all internet devices mobile and static.

Take a Summer Class at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee

Take a Summer Class at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee

Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee offers on-the-ground summer courses plus more than sixty classes that begin the week of Aug. 21. It is not too late to enroll in the one-month long summer session that takes place from June 26 through July 27, 2017. All of the on-campus summer classes listed below represent UC and CSU transferable units.

Ceramics I and II
Designed for students interested in working with clay,

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April 20 Digital Marketing Seminar

April 20 Digital Marketing Seminar

The panelists for the April 20th Seminar offered several links and tips to share. Thank you attendees for your enthusiastic and positive feedback in the post workshop survey! Check out the survey results! 

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Supporting and Growing Truckee’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Supporting and Growing Truckee’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

A Need and a Vision

Seven years ago, the Tahoe Silicon Mountain founding members saw a need. In Silicon Valley, professional networking opportunities are ubiquitous. Many people move from Silicon Valley to Truckee to work remotely, and many more regularly visit or own homes in Truckee. But, there wasn’t a place for people to gather to discuss technology or the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs in Truckee,

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Fly Fishing – Opening Season Tips from Pro Angler Matt Heron

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Fly Fishing – Opening Season Tips from Pro Angler Matt Heron

Fly fishing

Fly fishing the general trout season opener approaches on Sat April 29th here in the Truckee-Tahoe region. It’s hard not to take a look back at this past winter. It was just recently announced this was the wettest winter on record for the area in nearly one hundred years. Obviously all that water will be entering our lakes and rivers over the next few months and local anglers better be prepared.

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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Truckee

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Truckee

Second and third grade students at Serra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) collaborated on a project to give visiting families with young kids ideas of fun family activities in Truckee. As their community project, these local students brainstormed then voted on top places to go with kids in Truckee. They then got together in groups to write the copy and produced rack cards  available at the Truckee Visitors Center and other locations around town.

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