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2024 Local Heroes Parade Grand Marshall – Craig & Julie Rauchle

May 22, 2024 | Julie Malkin-Manning

Craig and Julie Rauchle, of Incline Village, Nevada, were selected for the honor of sitting as the 2024 Local Heroes Parade Grand Marshalls because of their outstanding work in the field of Veterans mental health.  The Local Heroes Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 2 as part of the multi-day 2024 Local Heroes 4th of July Celebration in Incline Village.

Craig was previously retired when he founded PTSD NOW! as a Nevada non-profit. Craig attended college and graduated with a BA from the University of Denver in 1977. Craig began his career in Denver in the Telecommunications business. Craig spent the last 30 years of his business career in the high tech industry with his last position as president of a public company.  Under Craig’s leadership the business was sold to a Venture Capital Group, based out of San Francisco CA. Craig retired in 2008 and today, Craig devotes all his efforts to establish to provide therapy and resiliency training our Service Men and Women who suffer from stress and depression associated with PTSD.

Julie received her BA degree from Cal State Fullerton. Following a long career as an executive in the cosmetic industry, Julie became the national Sales Manager for a Military Uniform manufacturer out of Philadelphia, which became the largest supplier of uniforms to the Armed Forces. For the past 10 years Julie and husband Craig Rauchle have been full steam ahead on philanthropy and since 2019 devoting most of their time to PTSD NOW! 

Craig and Julie not only support PTSD NOW! but also support numerous non-profit organizations across the Reno-Tahoe region as well as they encourage others to give back to the community. A partial list of the organizations they continue to support include Tahoe Conservation Fund, Tahoe Family Solutions, Classical Tahoe, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare festival, Parasol, Thunderbird Preservation Society, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Reno Jazz Orchestra, Nevada Museum of Art, Care Chest of Sierra Nevada, and Katie Weingartner Foundation.

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