2018 Concours d’Elegance Times

Friday August 10th
Show – 10am – 4:30pm
Awards Ceremony- 6pm

Saturday August 11th
Show- 9am – 4:30pm
Roar-Off 4pm

 

The Lake Tahoe Concours
Wine Village

Friday August 10th &
Saturday August 11th

Village Hours – 11am – 4:30pm

Show Location

Homewood, Lake Tahoe- California
Obexer’s Boat Company
5300 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141

2018 Social Event Info

OPENING NIGHT DINNER
Reservations– $155
Thursday, August 9th
5pm Cocktails / 6pm Dinner
West Shore Cafe
Limited to 225 seats – Reserve ASAP

Awards Ceremony BBQ
Friday, August 10th – 6pm
Adults – $55

Children (6-12)- $25
Obexer’s Boat Company

Ladies Luncheon on the Lake
Reservations – $65

Sunday, August 12- 11:30 am
Michael & Tootie Beeman’s lakefront home, 4820 Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA
Casual dress and low-heeled shoes are recommended for your comfort on the sprawling lawn of our hosts’ home.

Men’s Grill
Reservations – $45
Sunday, August 12- Noon
Turners’ “Playtime,” Homewood

RECENT NEWS

February 6, 2018

The Lake Tahoe Concours Welcomes New Board Member

We are honored to introduce our newest board member, Edward F. “Ward” Sproat III. Ward and his wife Heidi have been members of the Tahoe Yacht Club since 2013 and are the owners of a 1960 Chris Craft Capri named TahoeHeidi. They have entered her in the Concours d’Elegance the past 2 years and received a third place award in 2016. Ward is also the owner of a 2000 Stampfli single racing shell which is one of the last wooden racing shells made by the Swiss firm. Ward is a member and former officer of the Undine Barge Club of Philadelphia, one of the oldest rowing clubs in the country founded in 1869.

Ward retired this year as a Principal Vice President from the Bechtel Corporation. During his eight years with Bechtel, he was the Project Director for nuclear plant projects in Maryland, Tennessee and Washington State.

Prior to joining Bechtel, Ward held the position of Director of the Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (RW-1) in the U.S. Department of Energy until January 2009. He was nominated for that position by President George W. Bush in September of 2005 and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in May 2006. During his tenure, he successfully led the efforts to develop and submit to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission the license application for the Nation’s high-level radioactive waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Ward previously held the position of Vice President of International Projects for Exelon Generation. In this position he was responsible for developing and managing the Exelon interests in various international generation ventures. He was a director on the board of PBMR (Pebble Bed Modular Reactor) Pty. LTD in the Republic of South Africa. While in this position, Exelon was requested by the PBMR board to allow Mr. Sproat to assume the duties of Chief Operating Officer and spent all of 2002 as COO of the company in South Africa.

Ward also held various management positions with Exelon’s predecessor PECO Energy over a 30 year career.

Ward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Dynamics of Organizations, both from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed the Executive Development Program at Cornell University. He was a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer.

 

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