SACRAMENTO, CA –  On October 11, the Rural County Representatives of California (RCRC) presented $67,150  to four Nevada County nonprofits at the Nevada County Board of Supervisors meeting. Rural community and business leaders from across the state raised the funds during the Basket Drawing and Auction at RCRC’s 2022 Annual Meeting in late September for the benefit of nonprofits serving the Nevada County community.

Each year RCRC’s Annual Meeting concludes with a Basket Drawing and Auction in which a county-themed basket is auctioned off from each of RCRC’s 39 member counties. This year $67,150 was raised, which includes a $10,000 contribution from RCRC. The proceeds from the auction are then donated to select charities in the county of the RCRC Chair. This year’s selected charities include the KARE Crisis Nursery, Bright Futures for Youth, Gold Country Senior Services, and the Nevada County Law Enforcement and Fire Prevention Council.

“I am grateful for the generosity of the rural community and business leaders throughout the state that have provided this valuable contribution for the benefit of our local community,” said RCRC Chair and Nevada County Supervisor Dan Miller. “These meaningful contributions will further support the essential work of Nevada County nonprofits serving our local children and families, students, seniors, and law enforcement and fire agencies.”

RCRC President and CEO Pat Blacklock presented the contributions at the Nevada County Board of Supervisors meeting and also provided the Board with an RCRC organizational update.