Lake Tahoe dream home raffle

December 4, 2009 4:30:00 PM PST
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Looking for a vacation home that's located in a year-round resort community with year-round private club amenities, and to top it off, one that's completely furnished with $150,000 plus in interior decor? Look no further.

Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation (TMRF), located in Truckee, Calif., is raffling a $1.4 million home in the Village at Northstar at Lake Tahoe, or you can take the cash, $100,000,000.

The grand prize drawing will take place Feb. 14, 2010 and early bird drawings will be on Dec. 10 and Jan. 2, 2010.

Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling 877-308-TMRF (8673), or by mailing an entry form available at www.laketahoeraffle.com to Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation:
PO Box 2426
Truckee, CA 96160

Entry forms can also be faxed to 877-309-TMRF(8673). Checks should be made payable to TMR Foundation. American Express, Visa, MasterCard and money orders are also accepted.

Private tours are available upon request.

Proceeds from the raffle help the non-profit TMRF enrich the quality of life in Truckee/North Lake Tahoe by giving back to various charitable organizations in the community along with annually awarding college scholarships.

For more information visit, www.tmrfoundation.com and to purchase raffle tickets to go www.laketahoeraffle.com

Some of the organizations include:

ARC - Adventure Risk & Challenge provides critical tools for life growth to at risk high school students through developmental activities and experiences with a goal toward academic achievement, personal development and quality of life.

Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation has been a major contributor since ARC's inception and continues to support ARC's goal to foster intellectual, social and ethical development by preparing students to become engaged and constructive members of a diverse, dynamic and global society

TRUCKEE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS - Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation is committed to supporting the scholastic efforts of graduating high school seniors from Truckee High School.

Each year TMR Foundation awards six scholarships totaling $37,000. From the large number of students who apply, the TMRF scholarship committee reviews all applicants in depth and selects 12 finalists for interviews with the committee. Making the final selections is difficult as all of the applicants are usually exceptional.

The criteria used to select the candidates include financial need, academic performance, extra-curricular activities and an essay provided by the student. The final decision on who are awarded the scholarships is the result of individual interviews with the selection committee.

TAHOE WOMEN'S SERVICES (TWS) - TMR Foundation supports the goals of the Tahoe Women's services to reduce the incidence and trauma of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in the North Lake Tahoe and Truckee communities.

While the need for TWS services has increased, their funding has been drastically reduced due to the economy and reduction in state aid. TMRF is trying to help fill the funding void.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.

The Boys & Girls Club is a safe place to learn and grow -- all while having fun. It is truly - The Positive Place For Kids. TMRF believes this is one of the best organizations to build our future leaders and has committed its support to continue the work of the Club.


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