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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, April 23, 2014 7A Book sale supports library I The Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library invites its members and the public to attend the next quarterly book sale, to be held May 1, 2 and 3 in the Quincy library meeting room. The book sale hours are as follows: Thursday, May 1, the sale is open to Friends members only, from 3 to 7 p.m. The sale will be open to the general public Friday, May 2, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Annual membership with Friends is $10 (January - December), and a lifetime membership is $100; memberships can be purchased at the sale. Friends is excited to announce that it has recently enhanced patron service with the purchase of 10 new HP computers that include the latest 2013 Microsoft Office Suite Professional Plus. The quarterly book sales have enabled Friends to make such major purchases and also to provide ongoing support for the library. The group allocated $2,000 for new books this year, paid the audio and book leasing subscriptions, added to the landscaping and funded the summer reading program as Well as the new after-school program. Quincy Friends works closely with the county librarian to determine how to best support the library patron needs. Input from members and the community is always welcomed. Members are continuing to alphabetize the fiction hardbacks as well as paperback books, a service that has been well received by book sale shoppers. The nonfiction is separated by subject category and volunteers can assist shoppers during the sale. Gently used book donations are always appreciated; take donations to the front desk of the library during normal business hours. The library staff screens the books to include in the library collection and forwards the remainder to Friends for the book sales. Those unable to take their donations to the library may call Diann Jewett at 283-3873 to schedule a donation pickup. Friends of library announce donor options In March 2014, the Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library received its MissionFish certification as a nonprofit eligible to receive funds from sales on eBay. The organization is pleased to announce it now has two new donor options available through the eBay Giving Works Program. Collectible books donated to Friends of the Library can be found on eBay at The A&D director Debra Moore Staff Writer Two counselors are working with 84 individuals through the Plumas County Alcohol and Other Drug Services Department. Of that number, AOD Director Louise Steenkamp estimates that 80 to 90 percent are involved in the legal system. Steenkamp shared this and other information related to her department with the county supervisors during a Benevolent Bookworm store donates 100 percent of its sales proceeds to Friends of the Library. Additionally, any eBay seller can designate Quincy Friends of the Library as a recipient of 10 -100 percent Of the proceeds from the sale of any item. Participating sellers are rewarded with special eBay Giving Works features to help them get more bids and higher sale prices. At the same time, the updates Board presentation April 15. Charla Rush, one of the counselors, said that alcohol and meth account for 80 percent of the drug use, with more people now dabbling in heroin. The department is using "evidence-based practices" with their clients. Steenkamp quoted the Institute of Medicine as defining evidence-based behavioral practice as follows: "entails making decisions about how to promote health or provide Quincy Friends of the Library receives recognition in the listing and, of course, benefits from the seller's success. Donations flow directly from PayPal to Friends of the Library and the seller receives a credit for eBay fees. For further information, interested participants may contact Giving Works coordinator Susanne Bergum at of Supervisors care by integrating the best available evidence with practitioner expertise and other resources, and with the characteristics, state, needs, values and preferences of those who will be affected." Funding for the services comes from state and federal sources. The supervisors named Steenkamp director of the department Feb. 4. Previously she had served as the assistant director of public health. II Where in the World Peggy and Larry Gustafson pose with an indoor stove in Guatemala, near the city of So|ola. They volunteered as community developers with the Cascade Medical Team. The medical team provided medical, surgical, dental and pediatric care to indigenous Mayan people while the community development team went into about 70 homes tO install efficient wood-burning indoor and outdoor stoves and simple water filtration systems. Liehting Carpets. Blinds Wood Flooring i Hours: Open Wed-Sun, 9:30AM - 4PM '455 Highway 89 P.O. Box 335 Graeagle, Ca 96103 530.836.2383 6th Annual I Trojan-5K Run/Walk'( Quincy High School Track Team on an enchanting 5K Run/Walk from Quincy High School along the bike path to the lovely Feather River College campus. Finish this invigorating run/walk with a lap around the F.R.C. all weather track. Saturday, May 3 10:00a.m. ,, Registration 9a.m. ,,'_ Adults Students $15 , ...= Fam|ly rate :80 i /P" Call 283._656 to sngn up. Meet at the Quincy High School gym parking lot All proceeds benefit the Q.H.S. track team 00ATTY I CONSTRUCTION BUILDING QUALITY SINCE 1984 MICHAEL AND DONAVON BEAT'i - OWNERS I (530) 283-2035 P.O. Box 1369 QUINCY, CA 95971 Lic. #453927 V" Fresh Effective Leadership V" Expand Economic Opportunity Upcoming events to meet Jim and hear his views on the challenges facing Plumas County: Meet and Greet: Tuesday, April 29 th, 5-7pm, Cuccia's, Mohawk Hwy & Johnsville Rd, Graeagle Candidate Fom: Thursday, April 24 th, 6:30pro, Graeagle Fire Hall, League of Women Voters Wednesday, May 7 th, 12-2pm, Quincy Library, Special Districts Association Wednesday, May 7 th, 6:30pm, Quincy Library, League of Women Voters Learn more about Jim and share your concerns JOBS - encourage expansion of existing private businesses while recruiting new ones. SHERIFF'S AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS provide help, support and encouragement to those who provide our most important community services. PUBLIC EMPLOYEES not just hearing but listening to their concerns and making a concerted and positive effort to help. Remember, they work for the benefit of all of us. SPECIAL DISTRICTS full inclusion, not total exclusion of the 50+ special districts in the political, economic and policy decisions of the Board of Supervisors. GENERAL PLAN - complete review of the general plan; making changes where necessary now, not later. Let's be proactive not reactive. i Join Our Team Send a Donation Committee to Elect Jim Judd PO Box 202 Clio, CA 96106 www :judd-distS. com (530) 836-7311 Paid for by the Committee to Elect Jim Judd Supervisor- District 5