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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, April 15, 2015 -TA Where in the World? Bill and Sue Wickman, Vonnie and Rick Becker, and Jill and Charlie Brown, all of Quincy, gather with Kathy and Jim Brown, of Goodyear, Arizona, at Teakettle Junction, Death Valley, on the way to the Racetrack. CHALLENGE, from page 6A Mansfield was able to buy more produce than Revene, including apples, bananas, spinach, carrots and onions. The reason, she said, is because she spent less on grains by buying from the bulk section. "The bulk section was great," said Mansfield. "You can really just choose how much food you are going to buy." Mansfield was also able to supplement her diet with fruits and vegetables from her garden she had previously canned. This stayed within the perimeters of the challenge, since she originally bought the seeds with CalFresh money. "You can grow a lot of food with just one plant," said Mansfield. One reality that struck Revene was that certain grocery stores just cost more. Depending on which community a store is located in, $28 won't stretch as far as it might elsewhere. "It's the reality of the way people have to run businesses up here," said Revene. "But I had never paid that much attention to how costs differ from community to community. It was a bigger difference than I thought." One challenge that is unique to Plumas County regarding food security involves transportation. In 2008, Plumas Rural Services published the Mountain Food Security This meal, prepared by Health Education Coordinator Zach Revene, cost just 58 cents to make. The dinner, which consisted of a portion of vegetables, lentils, pita and a fried egg, was a healthy way to stretch a dollar. "The reason we want people who normally wouldn't even think about doing this to participate is we want people to feel that sense of reduced decision making, or make hard choices, in the same sense that a lot of people in Plumas County do every day." Zach Revene Health Education Coordinator Plumas County Public Health Project, an assessment of food security in Plumas County. The report showed that limited transportation was a barrier to food security in Plumas County. "For someone that doesn't have a car, a grocery store 10 miles away might as well be like a trip to RenD," said Revene. This type of insight is just one of many that participants are experiencing first hand while doing the week-long challenge. The challenge does not end until April 26, enough time for more to participate. To review the challenge's guidelines and to participate, go to PlumasHealth. For more information, contact Revene at zachrevene@countyofplumas .com. Attendees don fancy hats for the 2014 Mohawk Community Resource Center afternoon tea. Photos courtesy Judy Porep-Lullo Springtime iil;/~i ;;: ! i!/~ ~: decorations add to the fundraiser's charm. lO-year Community Tea at Resource Center Judy Porep-Lullo teas. The guests are served classes, learn and use the Mohawk Community Resource by 12 hostesses who make computer, line dance, Center EtL[ the great food. socialize and much more. A door prize and a prize Many of these classes are Ten years ago the for best hat are given, free, and there are limited Mohawk Community This year is special as we scholarships available for Resource Center needed to are celebrating the 10th others. raise money for the anniversary of this Please buy your ticket to operation of the newly built occasion. On May 3, from 2 the tea, put on that pretty resource center in to 4 p.m guests will behat, and enjoy yourself Graeagle. The idea of served champagne and while giving back to your having a ladies' afternoon given a red rose to show our community resource tea was born. The event has appreciation for their center. Tickets, $20, are always been held at MCRC support. The MCRC is still available at MCRC, located on the corner of highways in much need of that at the corner of highways 70 70 and 89. support t-manciaUy as it and 89. The facility only holds depends almost entirely on MCRC is a service of seating for 48 guests at the public's donations toPlumas Rural Services. small, beautifully decorated keep the doors open. More information about the tables of four each. Ladies We have a very successfulresource center and PRS come donning hats and are center, and it is much can be found at treated to great food, both needed to give our or savory and sweet, along community a place to by calling MCRC at with choices of flavorful exercise, play cards, take 836-0446. Friday, May 1st, at 6 p.m. at the Fairgrounds in Quincy Doors open at 5:30 p.m General admission $5 Sweets & treats, wine & beer Guest performers from Dancing With The Stars! 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Visit for air dates~mse. ~- == Information on What to do if You Experience a Sexual Assault Get to Somewhere Safe If you are in immediate danger, call 911 or the Sheriff's Department at 530-283-6300 Seek Medical Attention Contact the local hospital Plumas District Hospital 530-283-2121 Eastern Plumas District Hospital 530-832-6517 Seneca Healthcare District 530-258-2151 It is important that a medical examination occurs as soon as possible after the incident. You should not bathe or change clothes until after the medical exam. The hospital nurse examiner will contact the Rape Crisis Center. Report The Incident You do not have to report the incident, and there is no obligation to prosecute if you do choose to report it. The Rape Crisis Center staff will protect the privacy, dignity and well-being of the victim. Get Support The Rape Crisis Center offers support, advocacy, and counseling to victims of sexual assault. Contact Kathleen at 530-283-5515 ext 15. What a Victim of Sexual Assault Can Expect Officers will treat the victim with courtesy, sensitivity, dignityand understanding Officers, Medical and Rape Crisis staff will act thoughtfully without prejudging or blaming the victim A victim's request to speak to an. officer of the same gender will be accommodated, if available The Rape Crisis Center will inform the victim of services and resources available If the victim chooses to proceed with an investigation officers will facilitate contacts with law enforcement officials. HELP is available! If you or someone you know is experiencing any type of crisis, there are many resources available. Contact Plumes Crisis Intervention and Resource Center 530-283-4333