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Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

In this video see how the Tahoe Donner Association makes Truckee their “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Tahoe lifestyle.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Natalya Asadullina

Truckee Big Life Local – Natalya Asadullina

In Truckee, there’s a saying, come for the winter, but stay for the summer, which speaks to visitors and locals alike. With access to beautiful Lake Tahoe, year-round outdoor sports and a mountain community that celebrates its rich history and transformation into an economic hub for new businesses, Truckee has become more than just a simple tourist destination. There are very few places where balancing adventure and a thriving career are possible,

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Jenelle Potvin

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Jenelle Potvin

Occupation
Operations Manager, KCA Advisors

Years in Truckee Area
17 years

Originally From
Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Why the Truckee Area?
Sunshine! And although Truckee gets a lot of snow, it’s not that cold – if you want to experience “cold”, visit Michigan. I came for the sunshine, and stayed because of the strong sense of community,

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet JJ Morgan

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet JJ Morgan

Occupation
Managing Partner Moody’s Bistro, Bar and Beats /The Truckee Hotel

Years in Truckee Area
17 Years

Originally From
San Francisco, California

Why the Truckee Area?
Always wanted to live in Tahoe

Big Life?
To me it means bringing a little bit of you to the community. This area is amazingly beautiful so I try to bring culture to the area.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Troy Corliss

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Troy Corliss

Occupation
Artist & Co-owner, Gallery 5830′

Years in Truckee Area
10 years

Originally From
Los Altos, California

Why the Truckee Area?
My wife Anne and I wanted to move to a mountain town like Truckee from a very young age. Despite temptations from our many friends who lived in Truckee and on Donner Summit, we both decided early on to invest in an education and career experience first.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Galen Gifford

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Galen Gifford

Occupation
Co-founder/President & CEO bigtruck brand

Greatest Accomplishment
My greatest personal accomplishment by far is marrying my wife Shayly Gifford and having two daughters, Gemma & Gwennyth, with her. My greatest professional accomplishment is offering local jobs and co-founding bigtruck brand.

Years in Truckee Area
I was born in Truckee and raised in Tahoe City. I have lived most of my 35 years in North Tahoe.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Michelle Erskine

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Michelle Erskine

Occupation
Photographer/Artist

Years in Truckee Area
13 years

Originally From
Hollister, California

Why the Truckee Area?
Truckee provides the picture-perfect lifestyle for someone like me, a place to work hard and play even harder.

Big Life?
My life really began when I moved to Truckee. I found my confidence and my voice.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Dave Polivy

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Dave Polivy

Occupation
Owner of Tahoe Mountain Sports

Greatest Accomplishment
Building a business from scratch with $1,000 in the bank and turning it into a successful, multi-channel operation.

Years in Truckee Area
14 years

Originally From
Connecticut

Why the Truckee Area?
I came for the skiing, stayed for everything else. Now the combo of sun,

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Tony Commendatore

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Tony Commendatore

Occupation
Business Owner/CEO – Aegis Insurance Markets

Greatest Accomplishment
Raising great kids, Kassidy and Jayden, with my wife, Krissy, in a great Truckee community while building a prosperous, multi-state insurance agency.

Years in Truckee Area
18 years

Originally From
Los Altos, CA

Why the Truckee Area?
I moved to Truckee to live the Tahoe lifestyle and found an incredible community.

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Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Drew Taylor

Truckee Big Life Local – Meet Drew Taylor

Occupation
Owner, Dark Horse Coffee Roasters

Years In Truckee Area
2 years

Originally From
Indiana

Why the Truckee Area?
My wife and I moved to the area to be closer to family. When we came to visit Truckee, we loved the vibe and felt at home here.

Big Life?
To me a Big Life in Truckee is doing what makes me happy and spending time with my family and friends.

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