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Bears by the Lake ...a CeleBEARtion

Bear on display in front of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority

This appears to be a no brainer. I spent a dreary May morning taking pictures of the bears currently on display and every bear east of Ski Run Blvd had people gathered around taking pictures already. In short, these bears are popular, and if they're in any kind of shape at the end of the year they're going to bring in a small fortune for some great causes (local youth organizations).The fifty bears will be auctioned off in mid October with minimum opening bids of $2,000. With that said, let's keep a close eye on our fiberglass buddies out there because some have already fallen victim to vandalism and graffiti. Overall, we give the LTVA a big thumbs up for some innovative thinking.
Check out the Bears by the Lake web site for lots more information about the public art display, artist details, merchandise, and the October auction.
View our Bears by the Lake Gallery (requires flash player). As more bears go up, we'll be sure to add them to the gallery.

Title Sponsors
All About Tahoe Realty
Nevada Funding

Additional Bear sponsors include
Aramark, Fatburger, Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe, Horizon Casino Resort, Lakeside Inn and Casino, MontBleu Casino Resort and Spa, and the Tahoe Daily Tribune.



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