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April 5, 2012
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Alpine man devotes time to international program

Have you ever caught someone quietly doing something good?

Our quiet neighbor, Bill Morgan, is a board member of the Tahoe-Baikal Institute, an international environmental program. This year he is devoting countless hours as chairman of the annual fund-raising campaign.

Tahoe-Baikal Institute is celebrating its 22nd year as a nonprofit organization. It began with a group of Soviet and American students attending a conference in Helsinki. 

The students undertook complex political networks to gain approval for an organization that promoted environmental education and cultural exchange. Eventually, endorsements from U.S. President Reagan, Soviet President Gorbachev, and Perez de Cuellar, the then-Secretary General …

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