Tahoe Daily Tribune

Liberty Utilities sponsors Bread & Broth meal

Published – July 20, 2022

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Liberty Utilities sent an outstanding Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsor crew to help Bread & Broth volunteers at its Monday Meal on Monday, July 11.

Thanks to Liberty Utilities $300 donation, 79 dinner guests enjoyed a fabulous roast lamb dinner served with fried potatoes, green beans, and a Greek salad prepared by B&B’s cooking crew.

Headed by Jennifer Guenther, the Liberty Utilities crew members consisted of Elise Forrer, Breanne Kelly, Cindy Ramos, and Chad Sousa. This hardworking group helped with everything necessary to serve the meal; filling food giveaway bags, setting up the dessert and drink tables, warmly greeting the dinner guests while manning the serving line, and helping with the meal’s cleanup…Read more

Kirkwood Mountain Resort partners with Bread & Broth

Published – July 29, 2022

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth would like to thank Kirkwood Mountain Resort for once again supporting our Monday evening meal program at St. Theresa Church Grace Hall.

Kirkwood’s “Adopt A Day of Nourishment” sponsorship provided the funds for the nutritious and filling meal served at B&B’s July 18 dinner. That evening, the dinner guests enjoyed roasted chicken served with broccoli, beans, coleslaw, rice and assorted desserts. It was a great “home cooked” meal.

Helping at the dinner were Kirkwood Mountain Resort team members Cara Bourne…Read more

Heavenly personnel support Bread & Broth’s Monday meals

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Thanks to Vail’s Epic Promise Grant, two of their local resorts will once again be hosting monthly Bread & Broth Monday Meal “Adopt A Day of Nourishment” sponsorships.

On June 20, Michael Blake, Steve Kremer, Hannah Raudebaugh, Armando Shalhoub, and Ty Vanatta, all members of Heavenly’s Resort retail department, joined the B&B volunteers to help with the Monday Meal’s setup, serving and cleanup.

As always, Vail team members are a wonderful asset in helping B&B provide a hot, nutritious, full-course meal to those community members who join B&B for their Monday evening dinner served at St. Theresa Grace Hall from 4 to 5:30 p.m. In addition to the hot meal, the dinner guests can pick up bags of food, get second servings, and receive containers of leftover food at the end of the meal…Read more

Sierra Sotheby’s hosts ‘Adopt A Day of Nourishment’

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Hosting Bread & Broth’s first Adopt A Day of Nourishment since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, the AAD crew members from Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty were a real pleasure to have helping at the B&B Monday Meal on June 6.

In addition to Ellen Camacho, who arranged the Sierra Sotheby’s Adopt A Day, the Sotheby’s team consisted of Demain Black, Kathy Hyde, and Andrea King and her son, Milo.

Thanks to Sierra Sotheby’s AAD $300 sponsorship donation, the B&B cooking and serving teams were able to serve up chicken fajitas, pinto beans, green garden salad, mix fruit salad, desserts and drinks to the dinner guests who came to St. Theresa Grace Hall. In addition to the hot and tasty dinner, the clients received bags of food consisting of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, breads/pastries, dairy products, and various other staples.  Dinner guests were also able to enjoy ‘seconds’ and dinner ‘take home’ servings…Read more

Bread & Broth seeks volunteers for Monday Meals program

March 23, 2022

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Bread & Broth plans to return to its traditional, pre-COVID, Monday Meals program in April but are in need of volunteers.

After two years of packing food for distribution each week, B&B said it is excited to return to cooking hot meals and serving guests.

The Monday Meals will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. each Monday at Grace Hall, inside St. Theresa Catholic Church…Read more


Tahoe Chamber Blue Ribbon award winners announced

November 23, 2020

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.– The winners of the 13th Annual Blue Ribbon Awards were announced Thursday, Nov. 19 during an awards show shown on Lake Tahoe Television. In place of the annual awards dinner, the community was invited to tune in virtually with hosts, Chris Fiore from the City of South Lake Tahoe and Meg Peart from the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, to enjoy a celebration of the 2020 finalists and winners.

The Blue Ribbon Awards event continues to honor local businesses, non-profits, and professionals for their contributions to the South Shore community.

Congratulations to the 2020 Blue Ribbon Award winners:

Tourism Award, Sponsored by the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
Innovative program, promotion, or product for our visitors
Winner: Clearly Tahoe
Honorable Mention: Roundhill Pines Beach Resort

Entrepreneur Award, Sponsored by Getaway Reno/Tahoe
An innovative individual who assumed the risk of starting a new business.
Winner: Melinda Choy / Elevate Wellness Center
Honorable Mention: Rachel and Greg Carlson / Black Bear Lodge…Read more

Finalists announced for 13th annual Blue Ribbon Awards

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Tahoe Chamber has narrowed down the finalists for its annual Blue Ribbon Awards and the winners will be announced later this month.

The community is invited to attend the awards ceremony to honor South Shore businesses and individuals that have impacted our community for the better. In place of the annual dinner, winners will be announced in an awards show that is pre-filmed and broadcast on Lake Tahoe Television from 6-7 p.m. on Nov. 19. Viewers are asked to register in advance on TahoeChamber.org to get direct access to the awards ceremony.

Those that are in the mood to celebrate can hit the town to support a variety of local restaurants that will be offering special viewings or special happy hour menus for dine in or take out. The Chamber encourages everyone to safely get out to support local businesses and celebrate the 2020 Blue Ribbon nominees and winners….Read more

Healthy Tahoe: Attic opening for the community

Addressing our community’s health requires hard work, collaboration, and listening to the challenges of those who need our help the most with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. While Barton Health’s Attic Thrift Store has been closed the last six months, we’ve been working to influence factors that strengthen the resilience of our community.

The Attic’s main purpose is to provide clothing and other essential household items to the community through generous donations. In turn, Barton has donated clothes, toys, bedding, and other urgently needed household items in partnership with local nonprofits like Bread & Broth, Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless, and Christmas Cheer while the Attic’s retail operations have been on hold….READ MORE

Bread & Broth delivering weekend food bags for kids

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Kids School program will resume and once again deliver weekend food bags to Lake Tahoe Unified School District children at school sites and school bus locations every Friday. The weekend bags contain seven individual, kid-friendly, nutritious meals (two breakfasts, two lunches and three dinners) as well as fresh fruit and nutritious snacks.

These bags help supplement and meet basic nourishment needs for children over the weekend.

B&B volunteers will be packing the bags at St. Theresa Grace Hall and Heavenly Mountain Resort, an ongoing supporter of the B&B program, is providing team members and a van to pickup the bags at Grace Hall every Friday morning for delivery to school busses at South Tahoe High School. LTUSD bus drivers and school site staffers will hand out these B&B 4 Kids’ food bags to students at the various school sites and bus route locations…Read more…

Barton Foundation doubles community health grant funding

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Barton Foundation has awarded $100,000 in community health grant funding. The record funding was awarded to 13 Lake Tahoe-based organizations that shared Barton Health’s commitment to addressing the area’s most urgent health needs; mental and behavioral health, substance use and access to care.

The organizations selected for a grant serve the area’s most vulnerable populations and those in need including:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Sierra; For youth mentorship and support programs Bread & Broth; To address food insecurities faced by children and adults Boys and Girls Club; For health and safety upgrades in group environments Child Advocates of El Dorado; Helping recruit and train advocates for at-risk youth El Dorado County Office of Education; For learning programs supporting children in need Tahoe Senior Plaza; Increasing access to health resources for low-income seniors Live Violence Free; To provide bilingual mental health services for victims of abuse Mountain High Recovery Center; For telehealth services treating substance use disorders SOS Outreach; Offering youth mentorship programs for emotional skill development South Tahoe Drug Free Coalition; For drug abuse awareness and prevention education Suicide Prevention Network; Supporting suicide awareness and prevention programs Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless; Increasing safety resources for at-risk populations Tahoe Magic…..Read more