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Feather River'Bulletin Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 3A The United States Depart- ment of Education has grant- ed Feather River College per- mission to replace the Up- ward Bound summer residen- tial component with a day program. Director Louise Biggs as- sured participants they will continue to enjoy a summer program which blends the best of learning and fun. The six-week program will retain many of the partici- pants' favorite activities, in- cluding an overnight leader- ship workshop, field trips and of course the college and cul- tural tour in the FRC bus. Participants enrolled in the 2010 summer program will be- gin their experience unpack- ing their bags at Greenhorn Guest Ranch. They will chal- lenge themselves for two days and nights in equestrian lead- ership while enjoying typical ranch activities. There will be four solid weeks of Upward Bound cur- riculum Monday through Thursday: math, literature, composition, foreign lan- guage and lab science mixed with career and college counseling. Participants will also hear a series of guest speakers and watch videos challenging them to "Claim their Fu- tures." New this year is a se- nior seminar. Rising seniors will be al- lowed to enroll in one online course and attend one senior seminar course designed to fit the college-bound senior. The "Hope Grows Where Your Money Goes," is the theme of a consumer ethics forum March 1, hosted by Feather River College Students In Free Enterprise at 6:30 p.m. in the Plumas County Library in Quincy. The free event will feature experts in the commu- nity in the areas of shopping locally and fair trade, Topics will include the im- pact of shopping locally to strengthen a sustainable economy and how buying fair trade helps to alleviate global poverty. Carrie Hawthorne, execu- tive director of Partners for Just Trade, will discuss the history of fair trade and how to find fair trade products. Julie Hatzell, owner of Alley Cat CafG is also a fair trade advocate. FRC SIFE members were especially impressed when Hawthorne spoke to the class last fall. "I realized how every Curves works to help women live healthier. *To join for f ee, simply donate a bag of non-perishable groceries for our local food bank. 283-9656 2288 E. Main St., Quincy, CA www.curvesquincy.com If you want to send a letter to the editor, please send it here: dfragnoli @plumasnews.com rm umm Quincy rallies to help youn boywith cancer Once again the Quincy can be staggering for fami- community is being rocked lies in this situation. by the news of another A checking account in Je- child withcancer, didiah's name has been Cynthia and Scott Lusk opened at Plumas Bank in brought their 8-year-old Quincy. Donations to the son, Jedidiah, to the emer- Jedidiah Lusk Wellness gency room Sunday, Feb. Fund may be made there di- 14, after a three-day illness, rectly or mailed in care of A CT scan revealed Jed has High Mountain Riders, P.O. a brain tumor. He and Cyn- Box 3487, Quincy CA 95971. thia were immediately Jed's big sister, Jessica, loaded on a helicopter for has created a web page for U.C.,Davis and are there Jed at caringbridges.org to still. The pathology report keep everyone all posted on will guide his treatment his progress. The communi- program, ty has pulled together in As family and friends the past and created mira- wait for that information, cles for other families in there is much to do. The similar situations, a.nd cost of gas, food and lodging pr0mi es to do it again. Chase St. Vincent, Chelsea Chapin and KC Wallace conquered the leadership challenge ropes pro- gram at Project Discovery near Mt. Rose, Nev., during the 2009 Feather River College High Sierra Summit summer program. Photo courtesy Feather River College course will focus on selecting hesitant to apply due to the scholarship searches andhelp which colleges to apply to, ap- residential component, filling out financial aid forms. plications, and scholarships Upward Bound accepts ap- To be eligible for the grant and SAT prep. The senior plications throughout thefunded Upward Bound pro- seminar design will allow school year, but llth-grade is gram a family must meet in- most seniors to work and at- the last year students are eli- come and edtlcation guide- tend Upward Bound. gible to join Upward Bound lines. See a high school coun- Biggs hopes the change to a and reap the benefits their selor, Upward Bound advisor day program will make it senior year, including free or call 283-0202, ext. 266, for an more accessible to all who SAT preparation, extra help application, or e-mail lbig- would like to attend, but were with college applications, gs@frc.edu. purchase can have a positive culmination of a project or negative impact on some- which started with a fair one else. Carrie really made trade sale during the holiday me think about how to spend season to further educate the the little money that I have," consuming public. said project leader Gina FRC SIFE is preparing to Rangel. compete in the SIFE Regional The team has partnered Competition March 19, in Cos- with Hatzell in the past and is ta Mesa. The project will ful- always inspired by her entre- fill the criteria of business preneurial spirit in the small ethics for the competition. local economy. 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