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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, RePorter Beginning belly dance class offered at Mohawk Community Resource Center April Scheuchenzuber is well-known in the community as the manager of the Feather River Food Co-op in Portola and the former owner of Sprouting Roots Community Market. In her free time, ] however, she is an avid belly I dancer with nine years of I \ ' experience as a belly dance I instructor, and she will be I offering a new class at I Mohawk Community ' I Resource Center, a service of I Plumas Rural Services, I starting Monday, April 7. A resident of Plumas April Scheuchenzuber leads a group of belly dancers. Belly dance County for about 20 years, classes led by Scheuchenzuber begin at the Mohawk Community Scheuchenzuber now lives inResource Center on April 7. Photo courtesy Plumas Rural Services the Mohawk Valley with her family, with the group," says functions and services to the Scheuchenzuber began Scheuchenzuber. No special eastern Plumas County cabaret style belly dancing in equipment or costumes are community. Six different Quincy about 12 years ago. needed to participate, exercise classes are currently While living in Arizona she Wearing regular comfortableoffered, also including yoga, learned tribal style belly clothing appropriate for line dancing, Pilates, tai chi dance, and has been movement and exercise is and low impact. The center practicing and teaching tribal recommended, also offers several courses style since. Tribal style belly Celebrated internationally and activities, social dancing began in California as a style of dance that functions and a bereavement and is inspired by the ancient represents all shapes and support group, and serves as dance techniques from north sizes of bodies, belly dance is a meeting space for eastern India, the Middle East, Spain accessible to anybody willing Plumas County. and Africa. It is also distinct to try it out. Current student Programs and activities are from cabaret style in that it Cindy Wood describes the continually expanding to incorporates synchronizedclass as "a process that further meet the needs of the group improvisation rather completely embraces all that community. A coordinator is than choreography, is woman into a great on site to assist individuals Scheuchenzuber describes workout, getting to know and families with special it as "being in .the sea and all your body, incorporating needs through referrals and moving with the same rhythms and wonderful jointdirect assistance, as MCRC is current of water or flying mobility." a part of the larger nonprofit uniform with a flock of birds." "It is so much fun and Plumas Rural Services. A Belly dancing is a totally nonjudgmental. We do lending library, Internet low-impact aerobic workout a lot of giggling, smiling and access, computers, printers that strengthens the corejiggling; you don't have to be and fax service are also muscles and tones the whole a skinny girl to do this. available to the public. body. People of all ages and Embrace yourself as you areAnyone interested in more abilities, including seniors, and give it a try." information about the can enjoy this type of dance Scheuchenzuber will be resource center and/or how movement. Physical benefits tailoring her class at MCRC to to provide a tax-deductible include improved posture,meet the needs of the donation to support its increased upper body participants and offers activities is invited to call strength, body awareness and individual attention in 836-0446, email mcrc@plumas increased energy, addition to group instruction: ruralservices.org or visit the There are social benefits as There is no experience PRS website at www.plumas well. Friendships form necessary and drop:ins are ruralservices.org. around Scheuchenzuber's welcome. Classes begin MCRC is located next to classes. "It is a relaxedMonday, April 7, from 4 to 5 The Barn at the intersection 0 environment. We laugh a p.m. and will continue every of highways 70 and 89, and is whole 4ot; it is a playful class. Monday thereafter. The costopen Monday - Friday from People start out shy, but after " is $10 per class. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and for all a while get really excited The Mohawk Community other scheduled programs about the clas and beingResource Center offers many and activities. Registered Professional Forester Sought by Plumas County Fire Safe Council Plumas Corporation, on behalf of the Plumas County Fire Safe COuncil (PC ESC), is seeking the services of a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) licensed in the State of California. The RPF will assist in community outreach, project design, development of prescriptions, monitoring, completion of CEQA and Timber Harvest Permits or Exemptions if necessary. The RPF will also develop treatment prospectus, secure services of qualified contractors, and supervise fuel treatments on Hazardous Fuels Reduction (HFR) projects. The RPF will assist PC FSC in the development of unspecified projects on private lands during years 2014-2015. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the Plumas County Fire Safe Council website to find a complete Request for Proposal for this opportunity: www.plumasfiresafe.org. Questions regarding this opportunity should be di?ected at Mike De Lasaux (530) 283-6125 or Nils Lunder (530) 258-6936. Proposals must be sent electronically to Dianne@plumascounty.org and must be received by 5 pm on Friday, May 16, 2014. Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday May 27th in Quincy. Final selection will be announced on June 2, 2014. Plumas Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 7B st-ge e ation college students gather to mark their receipt of $1,000 scholarships through the Student Support Services program at Feather River College. Photo submitted FRC program awards scholarships Feather River College's Student Support Services Program, part of the Department of Education's TRIO program, has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 24 first-generation college students. All the students are worthy recipients, earning a cumulative average 3.35 GPA. Those students receiving the scholarships are Desirea Adame, Bronson Aiwohi, Abby Ferrall, Brenden Fricke, Kirsten Goldsmith, Ashley Hibbard, Nina Holmes, Kayla Irmen, Timothy Kauffman, Kody Kuhlman, Emily Larzabal, Zane Medeiros, Allison Newquist, Reuben Nwando, Stephanie Ovitz, Sahbreena Patton, Quincy Pierce, Nathan Reynolds, Selena Riggins, Michael Sanderson, Beth Volz, Jasper Whitley, Jermaine Worley and Makaylah Wright. The goal of the SSS/TRIO grant is to help first-generation, economically disadvantaged college students graduate from FRC and transfer to a four-year college or university. This year, of the 24 winners, 10 are graduating from FRC and nine are transferring to four-year colleges. The transferring students are seeking degrees in biochemistry, kinesiology, nursing, sociology, theology, architecture and Japanese. The student who is not transferring is planning on becoming a correctional officer. 'The application process included a personal statement and interview. When asked what they would do if they won $1 million, overwhelmingly they responded that they would give back first to their families and then pay off student loans. If any money was left over, they would invest and save for their own children's college fund. Annually, the SSS/TRIO program serves 160 college students, offering them academic advising, financial aid literacy, academic workshops, cultural activities and transfer assistance. ona Proudly Serving Plumas County Since 1992 Breeann Pence Lori Lomas Curtis Lomas = e tax Income Tax Preparation for Individuals & Businesses FREE efile , Tax Problem Resolution, Accounting, Payroll, Insurance Lori Morrell Lomas, E.A. Curtis C. Lomas 20 A Crescent St., Quincy, CA CA Ins. License #OBO6912 CTEC #A160713 www.featherfinancial.com Paid Political Advertisement all uln Democratic Congressional Candidate for CD1 Heidi is indorsed by the State Democratic Party The public is invited to: " i" ril 3:00pm - 6:00pm Plumas County Library Library Conference Room 445 Jackson St., Quincy, CA Heidi Hall is a Common Sense Democrat who hopes to" Leave extremism behind Use civility and compassion to guide smart fiscal decisions Help "Mom and Pop" businesses Hold big corporations accountable i! The Democratic Challenger to Doug LaMalfa http://heidihallforcongress.com Paid for by the Plumas County Democrats If you want to send a press release or a letter to the editor, please send it here: dmcdonald@plumasnews.com i