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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 7A First Plumas baby of2014 born For all your construction needs The Stapf family of Greenvilie welcomes newborn Eve -- the family's fifth child and Plumas County's first baby of 2014 -- on Jan. 3. Eve weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces when she arrived at 11:03 a.m. last Friday.From left: Eliza, Bonnie, Ethan, mother Delayne, newborn Eve, Lily and father Brett. Photo by James Wilson 1 Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer shawthorne@plumasnews.com To help its efforts to provide the community with a glimpse into Greenville's past, The Common Good Community Foundation awarded the Cy Hall Memorial Museum a $1,375 grant The grant was requested by museum secretary Janice The nonprofit foundation was established in 2012 as a way to help fund and develop programs that "serve and enrich communit)es within Plumas County." Over 97 percent of donations made to the foundation go back to supporting the community by awarding grants to local organizations and projects. Its mission is to "encourage and develop local philanthropy and serve as a conduit Hall Thqmas and will be used through which charitable to purchase a ceiling mount funds can be distributed to projector and screen, a new meet the needs of the Plumas entrance sign and window County community" blinds. "In doing so, we want to In her award letter, founder build a legacy of support to and president of the ensure that worthwhile and foundation Colleen McKeown valuable programs and said, "The board is very projects continue to enrich pleased to be able to support our community for such a worthwhile project in generations to come." the Greenville community. Expressing her gratitude You have clearly made great for the grant, Thomas said, strides since the museum's "We are so honored to have opening in 2010 and your been selected, and grateful for enthusiasm and dedication to the commitment of this the museum came through in foundation to help nonprofits your funding application." in Plumas County thrive" C Give us a call today: General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 ONSTRUCTION (530) 283-2035 SINCE 1984 C Itrans looks k at 2013 projects To mark the end of 2013, the California Department of Transportation is highlighting a few , transportation infrastructure projects completed in 2013 in District 2 to help improve mobility, safety and sustainability throughout the North State. Caltrans and contracting industry representatives say they are pavement was replaced with recycled material that lasts longer and requires less maintenance. District 2 crews along with contractor Hat Creek Construction & Materials Inc., from Burney, began work in May 2013. The project was completed by July 2013. Quincy Microsurfacing Project: This $1.8 million project used an innovative Rehabilitation Project was completed. This $977,500 project on State Route 147 was designed to reduce maintenance on the roadway near Clear Creek. Lanes were increased to 12 feet, with 4-foot shoulders, and an aging drainage system was replaced. District 2 crews along with contractor Dig It Construction Inc., from ,. proud of the acQomplishments new technique called Chester, began construction ' they achiev fi 20 3 and ....... "fiiio osurfac r ," comb ned ..... in July 2013 and completed look forward, in 2014 and with the m0r 6 common the project in October 2013. beyond, to improving our communities through transportation. Two major projects were completed in Plumas County. Chester Pavement Restoration: This $3 million project consisted of paving operations on the east end of the Chester Flood Control Channel and on both ends of the Feather River Bridge. The hot-mix asphalt overlay, to repair failed sections on a 9-mile stretch of State Route 70/89 through Quincy. District 2 crews along with contractor Hat Creek Construction & Materials Inc. started the project in August 2013 and completed it in November 2013. In Lassen County, the Clear Creek 3R Roadway Chester's Dig It ConstructiOn also worked on a project on State Route 32 in Tehama County. 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