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............ u ............... .,  ,.,,,  L.LJ... .................................................. L.J..,.IILLIIIIIIIIII . &llJi] J[ |.1! |Jllll lli. LllJllHIJl[lllllll|lll|| Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 2, 2012 15A 003ox lunch benefit Caron Chance of The Back Door Catering Co. is busy preparing box lunches for the sixth annual Community Supper take-out lunch benefit Thursday, May 17. For $9, a tasty lunch of smoked turkey and cheese on a freshly baked croissant, fresh fruit salad, chocolate chunk cookie and bottled water will be ready for pickup at the Methodist church in Quincy between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Why not have an office party or picnic at Dame Shirley Plaza for a real feeling of community? Orders for 10 or more lunches are delivered free of charge. To order by phone, call Gayla Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 283-1740 or email orders to quincyumc@sbc global.net; May 11 is the order deadline. All proceeds benefit the Comm unity Supper program. Photo by Caron Chance Book sale benefits library Quincy Friends of the Li- brary is holding a used book sale Thursday - Saturday, May 3 - 5, at the Plumas County Public Library at 445 Jackson St. On Thursday, May 3, from 4 to 7 p.m., the sale will be open to members only. Mem- bers will have the first chance to preview great books for sale at minuscule prices. Those who are not al- ready members are welcome to sign up and join the group Need help REPLACING or REPAIRING: • DOORS • TRIM • WINDOWS • PLUMBING • ROOFING • ELECTRICAL If it's something we can't fix, we'll find somebody who can. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 during Thursday's sale. On Friday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the sale will be open to the public. Children's books are free. The Friends group uses membership and book sale funds to purchase best sellers and audio books for the col- lection, and support chil- dren's programs and the gar- den renovation. For more information, call Mary McMonegal at 283-2575. No Time to Paint? Call a Professional! • Interior & Exterior Paint & Stain • Commercial, Residential, Big or Small • Serving Plumas and Sierra Counties • 30 years Experience • Discount Pricing BOB RAYMOND PAINTING 836-1339 (cell) 249-3966 CA Lic.#759277 Sat Noon- Spm For the best value, our choice was /jj//////i i Almanor Energy SOLARWORLD Plus, Inc. THE SUNOMPANYe Authorized Installer We specialize in solar water heaters and solar electric for homes and businesses Free your family from rising energy costs with a high- performance SolarWorld Sunkits solar electric system. Solar can reduce your home or business's energy costs by thousands of dollars a year and Utility Company Rebates and Federal Tax Credits can cover up to 2/3 of the installed cost/ Solar;: E!e!c’rii .... ii!::iiiii! : ,,,..::::;ii#i!# ....... . Having solar installed at my home/office 2 V years ago has turned out better than expected. I am very pleased with the whole process Louis from Almanor Energy came, looked over my power bills and documented the sun exposure on my property. He obtained all the installation permits, they installed the system and it has been trouble free. My electric .bill went from $220 per month to $40. From start to finish - everyone at Almanor Energy was great! - Scott Martin, Martin Security Systems SALES • INSTALLATION • SERVICE • REPAIR 530.596.3128 3732 Big Springs Rd., Lake Almanor • www.almanorenergy.com • CA Lic. #507200 II Tire Amnesty Day this Saturday Plumas County residents are offered free tire disposal during a Tire Amnesty Day Saturday, May 5, in Greenville from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., or until the trailer fills up. Passenger truck and car tires without rims will be ac- cepted for free. The Department of Public Works, together with the De- partment of Resources Recy- cling and Recovery (CalRecy- cle) and Rural Counties Envi- ronmental Services Joint Powers Authority, has hosted seven tire recycle events in Plumas County since 2008. Funding comes from a por- tion of the tire disposal fee on purchased new tires. More than 6,500 tires have been collected from backyards, streams and forest lands since the program started. The Greenville event will be the eighth event and should bring the total of tires collect- ed to more than 7,000. "It's hard to imagine that many old tires are just laying around in our county becoming habitat for mosquitoes," event coordinator Phyllis Taddei said. "The problem of discarded tires has been with us since we started the automotive age." The environmental impact is more than ugly piles of tires. Stored tires are po- tentially combustible and are toxic when they burn, and these old tires are excellent breeding habitat for rodents, mosquitoes and other insects. Years ago, very few used tires were recycled. Today, more than 80 per- cent of them are reused or re- cycled in some way. Judging from the turnout, these cleanup events have been a huge success. Residents have been very ap- preciative of the opportunity to help clean up and participate in the recycling of these tires. The development of new us- es for scrap tires and "crumb rubber" made from scrap tires is a growing industry. Local community service groups have been instru- mental in past events. The Greenville Rotary Club helped at the 2010 event. Local Rotarians promoted the event, collected tires and offered refreshments. This year the Greenville Ro- tary Club has again offered to participate in the program and event organizers and sponsors appreciate and look forward to their help. "Community participation at. the 2010 tire disposal event in Greenville was overwhelm- ing, with a fantastic turnout," Taddei said. "We would love to see that again." Residents need to be aware that California law prohibits the transport of more than nine tires at any time without proof of exemption. Public Works has exemp- tion forms available for the public's use so folks can legal- ly haul up to 20 tires at one time to the event. To request an exemption form or for more information, call the Plumas County De- partment of P.ublic Works at 283-6268. Free disposal is not avail- able for tire dealers or other businesses. Industrial, farming and heavy equipment tires cannot be accepted during this event. Nakoma Resort Mother's Da00l Brunch ISu00:00:et 5unda 9, Ma 9 1, :0 a.m.-I p.m. champagne and Roses $+.5 per person • Scrambled EKgs, Sausase , Bacon, Countrl Potatoes Es Benedict Assortec[ Breas Prench Toast Quiche .smoked .salmon .shrimp Assorte.l=ruit ,- Crab cakes Chinese chicken .salad Garclen .salacl Pasta .salacl Roasted Mix vetables PrimeRib Roaste rib ele seasonecl to per:ection 832-5067 348 Bear Run - Clio - OffA-15 PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT Re-Elect Lori Simpson Supervisor District 4 I represent you and work for you As supervisor the last four years I have worked hard with others to address the most serious issues in our county: • Public Safety (AB 109) • General Plan Update • Restore Alcohol & Drug Treatment Services • Plumas County Homes Not in Fire Districts • Local Economy Needs & Concerns • Secure Rural Schools Reauthorization • Natural Resource Issues- Timber/Water/Road Closures • State Budget Issues & Mandates • Plumas County Emergency Preparedness Plan • County Safety Program to Reduce Workman Comp Claims • Board of Supervisor Meetings Recorded to Insure Transparency "Asking the questions that you want answered." Paid for by the Committee to Re-Elect Lori Simpson District 4 PO Box 432 • Quincy, CA 95971 • #1306368 It- I '; "]iiarlIT'1IJ]lllilTlll, ....... . .........