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reaTner rwer tuHeun weanesaay, April Zd, ZUIq. :.k Special districts to host meeting, candidates" forum Debra Moore Staff Writer It won't be business as usual for the Plumas County Special Districts Association when it meets May 7. Following the main meeting, the group will host a candidates' forum, primarily for the District 5 Supervisoi: candidates. The special district meeting begins at 11:45 a.m. in the Quincy library meeting room, with the forum to follow at roughly 12:15 p.m. "Our membership represents 44 of the 50 independent districts; it's really important for our members to be informed," said Larry Walker, president of the association, as to why the association is holding a forum. The two candidates, Jeff Engel and Jim Judd, will each be allowed a short introduction and then will take questions from the audience. The association has invited the candidates for the other Candidate forums Following are the currently scheduled candidate forums: Hosted by Plumas County Special Districts Association Wednesday, May 7, 12:15 p.m. Quincy library meeting room Hosted by League of Women Voters Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m. Graeagle Fire Hall Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. Quincy library meeting room elected offices to attend the event as well. In the interest of time they won't make introductory remarks, but they will be available to answer questions. During the business portion of the meeting, the special district representatives are expected to discuss bylaws and future training topics, including an upcoming presentation by an investigative accountant on how to uncover and prevent embezzlement. Other forums The League of Women Voters is scheduled to host two candidate forums: Thursday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. in the Graeagle Fire Hall; and Wednesday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Quincy library meeting room. The latter meeting is scheduled just hours after the special districts hold their forum. The League will allow each candidate to make opening and closing remarks, and then will pose questions that have been synthesized from written questions submitted by the audience. The other candidates for elected off"me will have the opportunity to make statements prior to the District 5 supervisor forum. District 5 (Graeagle, Mohawk Valley and East Quincy) is the only local contested race in the June 3 primary. Mail ballots will be sent out May 5. NRA chapter hosts dinner Samantha P. Hawthorne staff Writer Nearly 50 different types of guns will be given away during the Indian Valley Friends of the NRA's fifth annual Fundraising Banquet on May 10. The annual event begins at 5 p.m. inside the Taylorsville Community Grange. In addition to featuring a variety of guns, the evening will include a tri-tip dinner, silent and live auctions, special drawings and games. Tickets are available at Plumas Bank in Greenville for $50 each and will not be i sold at the door. Tickets are i usually sold out the week i before the event and seating is limited to 150 guests. The funds raised during the Indian Valley chapter banquet will be combined with money raised fro m National Rifle Association organizations throughout the northeastern part of California. Grants from the money will be available for any organization supporting youth and women's shooting sports. Organizations must be located within the boundaries of NRA Section 64 in order to apply for a grant. Board members of the local NRA chapter will be meeting every week until the night of the dinner. Everyone is welcome to join in during the meetings. Members of the board include chairman Roger Cherry, secretary Renee Cervantes, co-chairman Juan Cervantes and treasurer Karen Van Zandt. For more information on the organization, shooting sport grants or the dinner contact Cherry at 966-5649. Restoration Plumas Corporation will be holding an Earth Day activity on Greenhorn Creek in American Valley on Thursday, April 24. Volunteers will install willow wattles and remove weeds on restoration project that was constructed a couple of years ago. activity planned Work will begin at 5 p.m. and last for about two hours. The site is accessible off of Chandler Road, by way of a short dirt road located approximately one-half mile east of Carol Lane East. There will be a sign on the road going into the site. IJm..d * Mowing Lawn Aeration '  * Fertilizing - Free Estimates - Pruning .//. ~ Competitive Rates ~ Weed Eating  Now servingcom),bfILe. 1Graeagle r Spring Clean-up w - PLHTING AdERIS BACK TO WORK ONE YARD ATA TIME Located on Hwy 70 ( I hour from Oroville & 30 minutes t'rom Quincy) 530-283-I384 \\;\ \\;\ \\;\ .Ctll'il3Otlcr()l'oid .COIVL Advertisinl00 works. Richard IL Stockton, CLU ChFC, Agent Insurance Lic. #0B68653 Providing Insurance & Rnancial Services 65 W. 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Presently, the historical facility, which has been in the restoration process since 2008 What Raise the Bathhouse fundraiser for White Sulphur Springs Ranch When 5:30 p.m. dinner 7:30 p.m. performance by Jawbone Flats Band Where The Log Cabin in Portola r and belongs to the nonprofit stewardship council, is nearing completion. The pool, which has fallen into disrepair, will be restored through a grant from Caltrans. However, the essential bathhouse is also in need of fixing and the council is asking for the community's help. According to council board member Alice Berg, the project will cost around $50,000, and the council plans to begin construction at the end of this summer. Attendees can go to The Log Cabin at 5:30 on Thursday night, enjoy a meal of ribs, chili and salad and, at 7:30, they can dance the night away with live music by Portland rock and alternative country group the Jawbone Flats Band. Tickets for the evening are $20 and are available online or at the door. 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