• RAOK: Less snow to clear because of thoughtful neighbor

    RAOK: Less snow to clear because of thoughtful neighbor

    Helping neighbors with snow removal. It might seem just like the neighborly thing to do, but one neighbor thinks Celine Smania should know how appreciated she is. Celine is Lake Tahoe News’ latest Random Acts of Kindness winner. She will be receiving a gift certificate to dine at Echo Restaurant at Embassy Suites. Random Acts […]

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  • RAOK: Spreading kindness overseas

    RAOK: Spreading kindness overseas

    Jen Gurecki’s kindness is not random, but deliberate. And Lake Tahoe News is more than OK with that. Gurecki was featured in a story Jan. 19 about her efforts to help women in Kenya. An anonymous writer nominated her to be a Random Acts of Kindness winner. Gurecki will be receiving an hour massage at […]

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  • RAOK: A cupcake changes the mood for the day

    RAOK: A cupcake changes the mood for the day

    Erin Bechtol and three friends are going to see Gizmo Guys on Jan. 27 — all because she was nice to her boss and Tahoe Arts Project donated the tickets. Erin is Lake Tahoe News’ Random Acts of Kindness winner. The thoughtfulness toward her boss was returned by Erin being nominated in the monthlong RAOK […]

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  • RAOK: Putting others first

    RAOK: Putting others first

    Kindness, is what this month’s promotion on Lake Tahoe News is all about. While it’s called Random Acts of Kindness, it’s also about just being kind. Lisa Huard is the latest winner. Sierra Athletic Club is letting her workout there for a month. Lisa is being recognized for her generosity toward a friend who is […]

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  • RAOK: Friendship is about giving back

    RAOK: Friendship is about giving back

    Carla Zezula knows how to make a friend’s day — just ask Mike Patterson. He nominated Carla for the good deeds she has done while he’s laid up with a broken ankle. As Lake Tahoe News’ latest Random Acts of Kindness winner, Carla is receiving an hour of digital ad creation through KizmeTech. What kindness […]

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  • RAOK: A grateful sister

    RAOK: A grateful sister

    Carole Taylor is Lake Tahoe News’ Random Acts of Kindness winner for today. She was nominated by her sister, Ruth, for everything she has helped her with. Alpen Sierra Coffee will be making her mornings better by rewarding her with 1 pound of coffee. Random Acts of Kindness is Lake Tahoe News’ way of getting […]

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  • RAOK: Recognizing a trustworthy customer

    RAOK: Recognizing a trustworthy customer

    We know plenty of Random Acts of Kindness occur every day. It’s time to tell us about the ones you see, you did or ones done to you. It’s not about being in the running for a great prize from one of the many Lake Tahoe businesses that have contributed to Lake Tahoe News’ Random […]

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  • RAOK: Colleague shows kindness to everyone

    RAOK: Colleague shows kindness to everyone

    Carmela Bechtol knows kindness when she sees it. She sees it nearly every day in Nancy Ziegler. Nancy is today’s winner of Lake Tahoe News’ Random Acts of Kindness promotion. She will be receiving note cards from Dirk Yuricich Photography. Random Acts of Kindness as a promotion on Lake Tahoe News runs through the end […]

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  • RAOK: Recognizing workers at the Backdoor Pantry

    RAOK: Recognizing workers at the Backdoor Pantry

    Bill Yale wins the daily Random Acts of Kindness prize for writing in about all the good deeds everyone does at Saint Theresa’s Backdoor Pantry. The Black Bear Inn is today’s business donating the prize. Bill will be receiving a cookbook from area bed and breakfasts as well as two coffee mugs from the Black […]

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  • RAOK: Giving clothes and giving away RAOK prize

    RAOK: Giving clothes and giving away RAOK prize

    In the spirit of Random Acts of Kindness, the person selected as today’s winner has generously given her prize to Shannon Parker. Babette wrote in about giving to a family who lost many of their belongings in a storage shed. While the current prize may not help them with that loss, it will give Shannon […]

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