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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3A Program aims to recycle carpet Installing a new carpet for a customer? Remodeling your own home? Instead of throw- ing old carpet away, recycle it through a pilot carpet- recycling program that will be available soon at the Delleker Transfer Station. The program is authorized by a new state law, Assembly Bill 2398, and will provide a collection trailer at the transfer station to accept post-consumer carpet. Plumas County carpet recyclers will be given a 25 percent discount on regular disposal fees to roll their discarded carpet up (nap side out) and place it in the trailer. All carpet collected this way will be trucked to a recycling company -- trans- portation paid by Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) -- where it will be ground up and used for the manufacture of a variety of new products. AB 2398 opens the door for carpet recycling in Cali- fornia. Brochures with more information on the pilot program are available at the offices of InterMountain Disposal and Feather River Disposal, at all transfer stations, at local carpet retail stores and at the office of the Department of Public Works in Quincy. The recycling service win be available only at the Delleker Transfer Station. The Delleker Transfer Station is at 73980 Industrial Way, Delleker, CA 96122. Hours are Saturday - Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., closed noon 12:30 p.m. for lunch. More than 400 million pounds O f carpet is discarded in California landfills every year. AB 2398 is the Califor- nia Carpet Stewardship law, supporting the recycling of carpet into new products and materials. There is now a stewardship assessment of 5 cents pe" square yard on the purchase of all new carpet. This assessment supports the carpet recycling industry in California and is paying for a one-year Rural Counties Carpet Recycling Pilot Project through Feb. 28, 2013. Recycling carpet saves natural resources, conserves landfill space, reduces depen- dency on fossil fuels and can save money. Recycling allows a product at the end of its useful life to become a new resource. Carpet can be converted to fiber to make new carpet, car- pet padding, erosion control products and construction material. The carpet fiber can also be converted into plastic pellets and used in automotive components, fur- niture parts, leach field products and many other applications. After the carpet recycling trailer is delivered to the transfer station sometime in the next two weeks, the pilot program will run for 12 months. Then there will be an evaluation to see if changes or improvements are needed. L,00cal artist designs Follies logo After carefully reviewing the entries, the Star Follies Planning Committee has announced Juliet Beer as the winner of the Quincy Star Follies logo contest. The new logo will appear on the Star Follies program, banners, shirts and all other Follies materials. Beer is a freelance graphic artist and owner of Julz Graphics, located in Quincy. She has been in the graphic arts industry for more than 20 years and currently works for Feather Publishing Co. Inc. Her expertise is computer graphic design, specializing in logos, brochures, posters, flyers and related material. For more information, visit julzgraphics.com. The Quincy Star Follies will be coming to the Plumas- Sierra County Fairgrounds May 4 and 5 and will be show- casing various community members in what is sure to be a spectacular event. This is a fantastic opportunity to delight in an evening of entertainment and support local schools. Tickets are available at Bank of America, Feather River Fitness, Carey Candy Co., Traci's Sweet Surprises, The Wine Bar, The Bike Q, from page 1A Adults $7, under 16 free. For information: 283-0137. Monday: Filled Pasta Making Work- shop, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Quincy Natural Foods Co-op Learning Center (across the street from the store). Cindy Robinson and Jane Strohmaier will share how to create ravioli, pot- stickers, cannelloni by hand. Some vegetarian items will be prepared. Sign up in the store. Co-op members $5, non-members $8. "KONY 2012" screening, 7 p.m., Townhall Theatre. War survivor from Uganda will present 24-minute documentary from Invisible Children. Sponsored by Feather River SlFE. Free. For information: kony2012.com. Tuesday: Art reception, 6 - 8 p.m., Pangaea Cafe and Pub. Featuring work by Quincy and Portola high school students; runs through March. Artwork for sale. Feather River College Entre- preneur Speakers Series, 6:30-8 p.m., Room 103 in Feather River College Learning Resource Center. Carrie Hawthorne, of CarrotCon- sulting, will speak on "Tackling Twitter in Your Social Media Marketing Plan." Free admission and parking. For information: Amy Schulz, 283-0202, ext. 358. Wednesday, March 21 Women's History Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Mineral Building at Plumas-Sierra County Farigrounds. Plumas County Museum's annual "March is Women's History Month" program features Maidu educator Trina Cunningham. Menu includes apricot glazed chicken, wild rice pilaf, salads, bread, dessert. Tickets $20, reserva- tions required by March 16. For information, tickets: museum, 283-6320. All-you-can-eat spaghetti feed, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884. Includes salad, French bread. Adults $8, children ages 5- 12 $5, 4 and Donkey basketball rescheduled The donkey basketball event at Quincy High School, which was recently canceled due to snow, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 3. The games will begin at 7 p.m. in the QHS large gym. Community members can look forward to cheering on their favorite teams includ- ing teams from Quincy Volunteer Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, Plumas County Sheriff's Office, FRC Rodeo Program, QHS student body and QttS staff. Fans can enjoy watching their friends ride donkeys while playing basketball. Pre-sale tickets, available at Carey Candy Co., Court- house Cafe and Epilog Books, are $8 for adults, $6 for students and $4 for children. Tickets will also be sold at the door: $10 for adults, $8 for students and $6 for children. VFW seeks members Quincy VFW Kenneth M. Hays Post 3528 holds its monthly meeting on the third Thursday of each month at the Quincy Veter- ans Hall, across from the Feather Publishing offices on Lawrence Street. Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and last approximately one hour. Those who are VFW members or wish to join are invited to contact Post Commander Robert Turcotte, 283-3704, or Post Quartermaster Russell Jennings, 283-3833. The next meeting will be March 15. Shop, Pangaea and at the door. For more information, visit quincystarfollies.com. under eat free. Tickets avail- able at the front office of the Ranchito Motel from John and Tracy Wixted, and at the door. Reservations appreciated. For information: the Wixteds, 283-2265. We have the designer handbags you love! ... at a fraction of the price. My Sister8 eloset "Gently Used Clothing for Women" 367 Main Street,Quincy 283-1779 Keep quality eye care in the equation! Friden Optometry provides a wide range of quality eye care services right here locally! Complete Eye Exams Cataract Surgery Post-op Care Sunglasses Frames Lenses and Contacts New patients welcome Open Monday - Friday 8am-5pm www.fridenoptometry.com FRIDEN OyT'OMETRV Jonathan Friden, O.D. 68 (entral Ave. Quincy 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. DOWNTOWN QUINCY MERCHANTS Look for more details in next week's paper! Accepting New Patients Quincy 1045 Bucks Lake Road Quincy Family Medicine 530-283-0650 Stephen Johnson, FNP, PA.C Specializing in Family Practice p! umas DISTRICT HOSPITAL Check Out Our PLUMASNEWS.COM ] \\; " $  . It appears old man winter may have , II1 ,.,..... passed us by, but at any rate, is your family , r ready for the cold and the conning warmer weather? WHAT WINTER? OIL CHANGE SPECIAL *Change Oil & Filter (up to s,) *Rotate Tires ( n,,) *Brake Check (without wheel pull) *Cooling System Check *50 pt. General Inspection & lube