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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7Jlli Interest grows in time banking Community Connections has doubled its membership since July 1, by adding 69 new members and sponsors. There are now more than 100 individual members and 18 local business sponsors. To those who are not already familiar with this unique community-building service, now is the time to jump on board. Community Connections is a countywide service of Plumas Rural Services with the mission to connect people, strengthen families and build communities. Community members are "exchanging a wide variety of services with each other in exchange for time credits. One hour of service equals one time credit -- all services are equal. Community Connections expects to achieve 2,000 hours of service in Plumas County by the end of June. While the news headlines overflow with negativity and stories of economic failure, Plumas County residents now have an option for getting involved and doing something very positive in their community. One of the core values of Community Connections is the belief that every human being has value and can contribute something that will make a difference to someone. That is evident in the list of more than 220 different services offered through the membership. Everything in- cluding arts/crafts, business services, babysitting, com- puter assistance, handyman services, household manage- ment, pet care, transporta- tion, tutoring and yard care is available by the exchange of time credits. When agencies, businesses and service organizations partner together and provide opportunities for community members to get involved and make a difference, great things happen. People feel like they are doing what they can to help out and in return they can get their needs met because their volunteer efforts are rewarded with time credits. Individual memberships are $20 to join, with a $5 annual renewal fee. Scholar- ships are available. Sponsorships are $100 annually and provide busi- nesses and service organiza- tions access to more than 100 volunteers to assist with activities and events. Community Connections members will host the Quincy Community Supper Wednesday, April 7. Anyone who is interested in becoming a member can take advantage of a special 2-for-1 promotion offered at the supper. "Don't let economic worries and crazy-busy lifestyles keep you from experiencing the joy of being connected, help- ing others, and working to- gether," said Leslie Wall, coor- dinator of the program. Now is the time for everyone to share their skills, knowledge and special interests to sup- port their community by join- ing Community Connections. To get more information contact Wall at 283-3611, ext. 18, or visit the website at plumas- ruralservices.org services/ community connections. Ball teams form The Central Plumas Recre- ation and Park District has started its pre:season planning and sign-ups for the 2010 adult softball season. Scheduled practices will begin Monday, April 12, and will continue throughout April. Softball league games are tentatively scheduled to begin Monday, May 10. Teams are forming during the pre-season and practice period. All games will be played weekday evenings at either Gansner Park or the ball fields at Feather River College. The adult softball league is divided into four divi- sions: men's C-l, two co-ed divisions (an upper and a lower), and one women's division. In addition, the recreation district is seeking individu- als interested in umpiring for the league. Training will be provided. "Being an umpire over the summer is a great way to get connected with the com- munity, make some money. and have fun," said Jeren Seibel, the district's rec coor- dinator. Anyone interested in becoming an umpire ia encouraged to contact the recreation and park district. Returning players for all divisions are encouraged to sign up promptly through their team manager. New players who would like to be connected with a team or individuals inter- ested in forming a new team are invited to contact the recreation district at 283-3278 or 34 Fairground Road, in Quincy. Kids eat for 1/2 Price* ( :,,, Easter Sunday only li ' until 4pm ./  .*Kids aged 12 yrs & younger. Breakfast or lunch items.  r Kids menu only. Limit 2 kids per party or group. ; , Offer valid with purchase of adult meal(s). Plu00z008 Cat6 Go Easter egg hunting at Ayoob's for a great Easter outfit... SAVE 20% or more off the total purchase! March 31-April 3, 2010 Come in and select an egg to find great savings inside/ 515 WMain St. 530.283-0940 Tue-Fri 9:30am.5'3Opm Sat 9:30am.5pm; Closed Sun & Mon Don't put all .your eggs m one basket! Shop ..... variety Heaven Sent Gift Baskets! ,,, - Men's - Women's - ~ Children's - at ... Clothing llrj 2077 Zut Main, East Quincy 283-3880 1' , i M, ------- on-Sat 9am-6pm "Closed au. Buy any one 7.5 oz. ORLA SOY candle and get a 7.5 oz. ORLA SOY candle FREE (while supplies lost) 373 W. Main Street in Quincy 28BOOK (2665) Monday - Saday 10-6 ..... .  " ' G' .... Troy C. Van. Pelt,. D.D.S00 Family Dentistry Spring in for a dental exam. 279 Main St., Quincy , ,: (next to the Co-op) . 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