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4i vveanesday, Aprii 2, 20 i4 ....... Uulletm, ecora, I:'rogresswe, keporte Community asked to wear denim to show awareness against violence "The Resource Center is so happy to team Up with Peace Over Violence for the third year in a row to raise awareness and educate our community on the consent culture," says Trina Ritter, bystander engagement and violence prevention specialist with The Resource Center. "Please join us in showing support for Denim Day on Monday, April 28." This year marks the 15th celebration of Denim Day, and the third Plumas County celebration. Denim Day is an annual violence prevention day sponsored by the Los Angeles-based nonprofit Peace Over Violence. Denim Day especially focuses on raising awareness about abuse and violence against women and children. Close to 10 million people across the country participated in 2013. There are several ways folks can show support for Denim Day: --Wear jeans. --Wear a denim shirt or blazer. --Wear a denim patch. --Hang a Denim Day sign or poster in a window or office. "Participating in Denim Day provides a wonderful opportunity for The Resource Center to show solidarity with survivors of abuse around the country and to think about how we can work in our personal and professional lives to reduce violence in our communities," said Ritter. She invites anyone with questions about participation, Denim Day or Peace Over Violence to contact her at tritter@pcirc.com, or 283-5515, ext. 16. She also welcomes donations to support the educational mission of Denim Day. For the past 15 years, Peace Over Violence has run the Denim Day in LA and USA (denimdayusa.org) campaign in April during Sexual Violence Awareness Month. The campaign was originally triggered by a ruling by the Italian Supreme Court where a rape conviction was overturned because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her rapist remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. The following day, the women in the Italian Parliament came to work wearing jeans in solidarity with the victim. Peace Over Violence developed the Denim Day campaign in response to this case and the activism surrounding it. Since then, wearing jeans on Denim Day has become a symbol of protest against erroneous and destructive attitudes about sexual assault. This rape prevention education campaign asks community members, elected officials, businesses and students to make a social statement with their fashion by wearing jeans on this day as a visible means of protest against the misconceptions that surround sexual assault. Peace Over Violence (peaceoverviolence.org) is a Los Angeles-based sexual and domestic violence prevention center building healthy relationships, families and communities free from sexual, domestic and interpersonal violence. WANTED OLD COIN COLLECTIONS... Pre-1965 Silver Coins, Proof Sets, Old Currency, Pre-1936 Silver Dollars, 10k-24k Gold. FREE APPRAISALS ., Refee Over 25 years in the coin business! 530-589-3585 or 530-370-01 Leave ) Hi, my name is Gid et ': '9 g -9 e', e', .$ I am a small 8 year old torti-tabby female. I am about the most purry cat you have ever seen. I purr so hard I tweet like a little bird. I am a little chubby because I have been in a cage for 8 months since my owners gave me up. I have been declawed so I have to be an inside only kitty. I would love to sleep in a sunny chair again. I would make a great companion for a senior with no other cats or dogs. I am really a cutie-pie. PAWS 2453 E. Main St., Quincy 283-5433 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 -9 Read all about it on our WebsiteI A mouth-watering array of pastries awaits patrons at Jenelli's Bakery. Soups, breads, focaccia, cakes, pies and other tasty delights are baked daily, Tuesday through Saturday. Bakery back to business as usuali PROFILES IN BUSINESS JENELLI'S BAKERY Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com Three and a half months after an early morning fire destroyed four downtown Quincy businesses and seriously damaged several others, Jenelli's Bakery is now conducting business as usual at 446 Main St. Owners Jeanne and Norm Brovelli first opened their doors just over a year ago. Having operated La Casa Bella, a f'me furnishings and home dcor store, for eight years, the couple are no strangers to hard work, long hours and customer service. "It's all about the customer service," Norm says. Apart from helping out in the:  bakery, Norm is a custom woodworker and furniture maker with 34 years of experience. You can see his handiwork inside the bakery: he built all of the tables. He makes screen doors, cabinets and other custom furniture. Norm said soon he'll have a few pieces in the shop for sale. Jeanne (pronounced Jeanie) is the baker, and the name, Jennelli's, comes from a 1995 baking venture she undertook with Ellie Heiman in Greenville. Though their joint business lasted just a year, Jeanne continued working the bakery for another 18 months under the Jenelli's name. Eighteen years later, Jeanne dusted off the handcrafted sign that can now be found hanging inside the bakery. "I enjoyed it so much the first time and always wanted to do it again," Jeanne said. The pieces all came together i! | Heather Pence, left, and Norm and Jeanne Brovelli pause in their labors inside the newly renovated Jenelli's Bakery, which reopened April 2 after damage caused by the Quincy inferno last December was repaired. last spring, and Jenelli's Bakery, located in the beautiful and historical Clinch Building, became a popular downtown venue that attracts locals and visitors alike. The community was devastated when the fire destroyed or damaged nearly the whole block, from the Pizza Factory to the Courtyard Suites upstairs in the Clinch Building. Jeanne recalled standing across the street early on the morning of Dec. 15, 2013, watching firefighters battle the blaze and thinking about the pannetone she had baked the day before. She told a firefighter and he went inside the bakery to retrieve the trays of holiday bread. Later on, as firefighters worked to extinguish the fire, Jeanne served the pannetone to firefighters and volunteers. The bakery specializes in cakes, pies, breads, pastries, Topsoil & Compost .................... 12 yards, delivered* $325 Topsoil, Compost & Manure ...... 12 yards, delivered*S350 Manure Only .............................. 12 yards, delivered* $350 - Screened and Processed-'- SAND & GRAVEL AVAILABLE Call (530) 257-4506 *Susanville area, call for outlying areas. NZA! ONLY! cookies and brownies and offers a daily soup. "Everything is made from scratch," Jeanne said. She uses the purest and freshest ingredients she can find. "It's gotta be vanilla extract - not imitation." She shops locally as much as she can, and buys fruit at the Quincy farmers' market in season. Jeanne grows her own herbs, which she uses in soups, breads, quiche, focaccia and other goodies. Some of the most popular i items sold include bear claws, cheese Danishes and i bagels, i The Brovellis bake fresh i bread each day they are open. Seven grain, ciabatta, sourdough, focaccia, bagels and "baker's choice" are available on select days. Gluten-free items are also available, and Jeanne is working on developing a new gluten-free brownie recipe. In their free time, Jeanne and Norm enjoy sailing on their boat, christened Tiramisu (sailing aficionados should be sure to ask how the i name came about). , Gardening, hiking and ! woodworking are other pastimes. Next time you're on Main Street in Quincy, ! follow your nose and enjoy any of a wide variety of tasty ! treats, coffee and tea. You can custom order just ! about anything, which i Jeanne and the couple's sole employee, assistant baker and cake-maker extraordinaire Heather Pence, will gladly create. "We're looking forward to serving the community for many years to come," Jeanne said. 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