By Shanie Matthews | Tuesday, August 11, 2020
IVCBA, Happening Now! 2020 Virtual Wine on the Water

I wrote a few weeks back about an important nonprofit that supports local youth, The Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe, and how they have taken one of their main fundraising events, Wine on the Water, virtual due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

An organization that does so much good for our community, The Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe (BGCNLT) is one of those places that makes the heart feel better. Not only have they helped many children fill their time with productive endeavors, but also they have helped many children improve their self-confidence, so much so that it greatly inspired a better future. The Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe helps the kids of this area thrive and in turn helps our entire community thrive.

With all the inspiration that this nonprofit creates, I was excited to get to chat a bit with BGCNLT Special Events Coordinator Angela Gradiska. She shares with us the inspiring story of the 2020 Youth of the Year, helps us understand the inner workings of the Wine on the Water event and tells us how we can become more involved with this empowering charity. Here's what she had to say...



About the Author Shanie Matthews
A longtime Lake Tahoe local, Shanie is a freelance writer, Vinyasa Flow yoga teacher and positivity warrior. A true lover of the the gorgeous Tahoe region, she connects with the serenity of the mountains via skiing, biking and backpacking. She also believes in the gift of yoga and its way of allowing one to become his or her true best self, a passion she shares with the world with her online yoga studio.