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4A Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Q, from page 1A Supports local hospice. For information: Dave, Helen Reynolds, 283-4950. So~ul Power dinner and dance, Vets Hall. Soul food by Southern Accent 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., live soul music by Soul Power starts 7:30. Celebration welcomes many boomers into their 60s. Anyone turning 60 or born in the sign of Pisces email information@plumasarts.org. Costumes encouraged. General admission $25, Plumas Arts members $20 (before March 8). Tickets available at Plumas Arts Gallery, Quincy Natural Foods, plumasarts.org, by calling 283-3402. Tuesday: Community blood drive, noon - 6 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at corner of Bucks Lake Road and Bellamy Lane. Advance scheduling available via bloodhero.com (use sponsor code "Quincy"); by calling local blood drive coordinator Judy Wright, 283-4948. Sponsored by Feather River College group Enactus. Eat small meal beforehand, bring ID. Wednesday - Thursday, March 12-13: Technician license class, 6 - 9 p.m., Zygner Allied Health Tourism, With more than 120 countywide sponsors, a core group of 12 impassioned people gathered at Moon's on Thursday, Feb. 27, to discuss website analytics, upcoming events and opportunities to market Plumas County to the world. The website, Plumascounty.org, is flourishing under the management of the group while being maintained by Karen Moritz. Topping the agenda each month are the analytics of the site. This is the most powerful tool, as well as the most cost-efficient way the group is currently marketing Plumas County. A brief overview of analytics indicates the website is averaging more than 480 unique visits to the site per da . Sponsorship of the site is $100 year, which is about 27 cents a day. Referrals indicate the website's main source of traffic is from keyword searches, social media and local businesses that have a link to the site on their own pages. The tourism council is an open group; all are welcome to join in meetings and to become sponsors. ! ncil The Tourism and Recreation Hospitality Council meets for its regular monthly meeting at Moon's in Quincy on Feb. 27. From left: Marion Perron, Robert Morton, Emily Webb, Tiffiney Lozano, Amy Carey, Karen Kleven, Sharon Roberts, Kimberly Pilkington, Ceci Reynolds, DeeDee Driscoll, Valerie Nellor and Karen Moritz. Photo by Lisa Kelly Sponsorship allows members spoflsorship form. and other organizations to receive a more prominent The group has said promoting tourism and presence on the website. "collaboration is the name of travel to Plumas County. For more information on the game." Upcoming For information, call sponsorship, go to activities include a strategic Valerie Nellor at 927-7246 piumascounty.org and planning session with or email scroll to the bottom of the invitations going out to info@plumascounty.org. page for a downloadable chambers, merchant groups building on Feather River INTERNET, from page 1A said it's also about what it being fixed, more sheriffs producing a College campus. Plumas means to the county as a deputies and a better quality video/commercial for Rec Amateur Radio Club offers part of the list of attributes." whole, of life," Steffanic said.and Tech, but an amateur free entry-level training. Steffanic cautioned that If it drives tourism and A variety of tools are video is now available as Review/test day Sat, March 15, at Plumas County Library; "Rec and Tech is not the encourages more people to, being used to market Rec well. savior of our economy," but move here, it means a more and Tech, including Rec and Tech hosted a review 8 a.m., testing 1 p.m. Testing also available to it's a piece of it. vibrant economy and brochures, trade shows and video contest and Abby those wishing to upgrade While residents might increased property tax and videos. Marshall's winning video current license. For focus on high-speed Internet sales tax revenues. Phil Hewitt, of Seventh can now be viewed on the information: Judy, 616-0679. for their homes, Steffanic "That leads to potholes Victory Imaging, is website recandtech.com. FIRE, from page 1A received the distinction, while Greenhorn is working to attain it. During an interview Feb. 27, McCourt said that the Firewise program puts the future of the community "in local hands." "Neighbors have more sense of an awareness of how working together benefits all of them," McCourt said. Her work dovetails with CalFire's ramped-up education and inspection program set to begin this spring. Funded by the $150 Ca/Fire fee,,Shane Vargas, CalFire's fire captain for Plumas, Lassen and Modoc, and four inspectors will focus on : making Plumas County residences more fire resilient by going house to house in various neighborhoods where they will share information and inspect the properties to ensure that they meet safety FE~TH VER Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. PuMlshed: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and bears: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: RO. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to centaof 118: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Email: mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com 0wnership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3 p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news; Fridays, 3 p.m.; classified: Monday 9 a,m. Breaking news: anytimel To subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to subscdptions@plumas~ews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmasten Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Michael C. Taberski Jenny Lee Cobey Brown Co-0wner/Publisher Photo Editor Vice Pres./ Keri Taberoki Mary Newhouse Operations C0-0wner/Legal Classified, Circ. Manager Tom Fomey Advertising Sandy Cendon Production Manager Kevin Mallory Human Resources Dir., Elise Monroe Vice Pres./Admin. Office Manager Bookkeeper Dan McDonald Sherd McConnell Eva Small Managing Editor Display Adv. Manager Composing Manager" P Member, California Newpaper Publishers/Lssoc, I I I recycled paper ~1 aim= mare ~= ~ ~1 ml ~ ram= El $ubserlption Order Form Feather River Bulletin R0. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subscription for __ years, [~l Enclosed find my check for $. ~l In County $26 per year [~l Out of State $44 per year [~1 In Califomla $37 per year. II Name i Addrsss I City, State, Zip SubecdpSons can be tranMecred, but not refunded. Ik -- -- m m -- m == m= == .-- .-- == J standards. The inspections begin April I and in the upcoming weeks, Vargas will share tips about how to prepare homes for fire season. Vargas and McCourt are also working with a host of organizations to participate in the Meadow Valley Wildland Fire Drill planned for Sunday, June 1. The Forest Service, Meadow Valley Fire Department, the sheriffs department, public works, public health, the Red Cross, search and rescue, radio operators and others will be involved in this large exercise. All of the activities are designed to ensure that Plumas County is better prepared for fire season. The announcement was GUIDE, from page 1A made in his art class by staff members from the Courthouse foyer. People Plumas County Election's visiting the courthouse, Department. as well as county When asked about art employees, were and his class at QHS, encouraged to vote for Aaron stated, "The Art their favorite. Class in Quincy has a The voting process very unique atmosphere. lasted for 10 days. The In the short time I've been entry receiving the most here (I added this class at votes, and thereby being the semester) I have selected to adorn the learned a lot. My friend cover of the June 3 Ethan Henderson inspires California Direct Primary me. My only past art Election Voter experience was a Information Guide for sixth-grade art class back Plumas County in New Jersey. I feel that art is a perfect way for is Aaron Race, a everyone to express Sophomore at Quincy themselves." 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