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4A Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Q, from page 1A Saturday: All-you-can-eat Biscuits & Gravy Breakfast, 8 - 11 a.m., Feather River Grange. Presented by United Bikers of Northern California; last breakfast of season. $6. Menu: biscuits and sausage gravy, fruit, juice, milk, coffee, tea, hot cider, hot chocolate; oatmeal option available. Bloody Marys, screwdrivers, mimosas $4. Opportunity drawing (need not be present to win). Supports local hospice. For information: Dave, Helen Reynolds, 283-4950. Eighth annual Taste of Plumas, 5:30 p.m., Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Sample fare from culinary establishments countywide; meet chefs, owners, staff. Silent auction. Tickets $40. For information: 283-3402, plumasarts.org. Wednesday, April 16: Fundamentals of Social Media workshop, 5:30 - 7 p.m., Plumas Arts Gallery on Main Street. Hosted by Community Connections; featuring Michael, Patty Clawson from Big Fish Creations in Graeagle. Costs 2 time credits for CC members, $10 for nonmembers. Space limited. To RSVP (required): Leslie Wall, 283-3611, ext. "818. Plumas County High School seniors gather to present their business ideas at the Plumas Business Summit, competing for over $1,000. As part of the business and finance class, every student in Plumas Unified School District completes 40 hours of entrepreneurship education as a graduation requirement. The event was hosted by The New World of Work at Feather River College and the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, and prize money was donated by Executopia, West End Theatre, Explore Sierra, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Co-op, the Graeagle Merchants and the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. Photos submitted Local students recognized f()r entrepreneurship One in three jobs are created by small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration. Despite this powerful statistic proving entrepreneurship is the engine of the American economy, less than 25 percent of high school students receive any entrepreneurship education before they graduate. Plumas Unified School District is the exception. Thanks to the efforts of Terry Oestreich and her team of Sewing by Sandy Tailoring, Mending, Hemming, Patches Competitive Pricing! 30+ Years Experience Open Monday thru Thursday o 9am-4pm Quin00=Sem0000Vac 2834277 102 Main St., Quincy (Next to the CHP FETHEI.. RZVER jj' .......... ,.,:, Postal Sandce: USPS (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing (o., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. iOW tO centoct us: All departments: (530) 283-0800 FAX: (530) 283-3952. Emaih mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com 0wcemhlp 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 presentname 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 subecrlbe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to subscriptions@plumasnews.com AdJudlcstlon: 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. Postotastor: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O, Box B, Quincy. CA 95971. Front page flag photo courtesy Suzl Brakken Michael C. Taborski Jenny Lee Cobey Brown Co-Owner/Publisher Photo Editor Vice Pres,/ Ked Tabomki Mary Newhouee Operations Co-0wner/Legal Classified, Circ. Manager Tom Fomey Advertising Sandy Condon Production Manager Kevln Mallory Human Res6urces Dir., Elise Monroe Vice Pres./Admin. Office Manager Bookkeeper Dan McDonald Sherri McConnell Eva Small Managing Editor Display Adv. Manager Composing Manager Member, Callforsla Newlper IISOYINKI Publishers Asso recycled paper Iz i i l l i mm l mm l mm l i 1 Subscrlptl/n Order Form | Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 | I Please enter my subscription for __ years. I I Enclosed find my check for $ I l In County $26 per year [l Out of State $44 per year I ( In California $37 per year. I I Name - I I I | AddmS--  I I c, stoto, z,, I Subscriptions can be bansfened, but not refunded. L m m m m m m m m m -- m m dl educators -- Terri Redkey at Quincy High School, Gina Pixler at Chester High School and Lori Marquette at Portola High School, every PUSD student completes at least 40 hours of entrepreneurship education as a graduation requirement. Roughly 700 students have completed the business and finance class since its creation in 2008 with the support of the Career Technical Education program directed by Amy Schulz through Feather River College, and an estimated $150,000 invested in curriculum and professional development. "The importance of entrepreneurship is huge not only on a national level but also in our community," said Schulz. "If we want our students to be able to stay in Plumas County after they graduate college, they are going to have to create their own jobs." 2014 Plumas Business Plan Competition results Recently, in conjunction with the Plumas Business Summit, innovators from all over Plumas County took to the stage to compete for over $3,000 in prizes. The competitors were divided into two categories: high school seniors, and college and community members. In the community college division a food theme emerged with three farmers, a winery and a pop-up restaurant vying for the $1,000 grand prize. First place was awarded to Kari O'Reilly, of Shoofly Farm, a new Plumas County pasture poultry farm. Second place, worth $500, went to Jon McCormick, of Sasquatch Farms, and last year's grand prize winners, Brian and Presley Sundberg, If you' re not using High Sierra Gas, then you don't know "Jack" ,- ",% HIGH %'/d,7114 Ui'/"' 'I/A "7;1// 65 East Sierra Ave, Portola 530-83.I5 No delivery fees, statement fees, or hidden costs. No games or gimmicks. JUST GAS, AT A RE&$ONSgBLE PRICE! , Locally Owned & Operated of Sundberg Growers, wooed the judges again this year and took home $300 with third place. Judges expressed difficulty in making a decision and were also impressed by David Covington with his Trailhead Winery plan and Lowell Siwundhla's Food 530 pop-up restaurant. Judges for the college division were Susan Duniphin, of The Brewing Lair; Amy Carey, of Carey's Creations; Rick Leonhardt, of 6L Asset Management; and Leah West, of Graeagle ;ssociates. In the Plumas Unified School District seniors division the $500 grand prize went to Q Web, a local Internet advertising solution designed to leverage social media to attract outside customers to local businesses. Q Web team members were Shawn Hughes, Blake Eason, Ariah Armstrong, Maurica TiUman and Jay Henry, of Quincy High School. The $300 second place was awarded to Trey Reed and Austin Olah of Chester High School with their business plan for Pure Life Water. And third place, worth $200, went to Emily Monday, Alex Hartline, Sydnee Henry and Ema LeSeur, also of Chester High School, with their business idea Electrifinity. Other ideas in the high school division included high-tech solutions such as apps to help users find missing items, a nonprofit recycling organization, an Italian-style drink and a state-of-the-art tire that increases mileage per gallon. One hundred percent of the cash prizes were possible thanks to the generous donations of sponsors: Grizzly Creek Ranch, Sierra Nevada Journeys, Explore Sierra Touring Co., West End Theatre, Chamber Nation, Sierra Park Homes, Executopia, Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative and the Plumas County Board of Supervisors. Anyone interested in more information, or being a mentor or advocate for entrepreneurship in the community, is invited to visit newworldofwork.org, or contact Tiffiney Lozano at tlozano@frc.edu,, Serving ALL of Plumas County Resale Refi Purchase 61 Bradley St., Suite A, Quincy CA 95971 0) 283-4250 Dentistry New Patients" Stewart A. Gately DDS mtative Dentistry for the Whole Family Orthodontics for Adults & Kids Gentle, Caring Professionals. Easy Payment Options. 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