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16A Wednesday, May 2, 2012 Star Follies-supports the arts A primary mission of the Quincy Star Follies is to enrich the lives of local youth through exposure to the arts, exercise and civic engage- ment: The Star Follies is among the newer additions to the performing arts programs in Plumas County and is certainly in great company. The Follies bene- fits from the skilled and experienced members of dramaworks, the Feather River College Community Theater Program and the QuinCy High School drama program, among many others. "There is a lot of talent in our community and' we see ourselves as just one more outlet for creative expres- sion," said Lisa Kelly of the Follies organizing com- mittee. Kelly is also on the fundraising committee of the Feather River College Foundation and is grateful for the participation of FRC students who have some "outstanding moves on stage in addition to those on the field." The wealth of art programs and organizations in the county has been a major attractant and ultimately a retention aspect for many families in their decision to make Plumas County their home. Families need the arts. These opportunities provide a wonderful chance for chil- dren to freely express them- selves creatively and to engage themselves as respon- sible citizens. Even very young children relish the. chance to take part in sup-. porting their community. Children contribute to the de- sign of their costumes, help with choreography and assist in organizing their parents in getting to and from rehearsals. This year, the Follies has benefited from the support of the Tobacco Use Prevention Education grant. The TUPE program provides funding from Proposition 99 tobacco tax dollars for tobacco prevention education. In order for school districts to receive funding, they must submit a competitive grant to the California State Depart- ment of Education: The funds are used to deliver a compre- hensive tobacco prevention program, which includes tobacco-specific student in- struction and supplemental reinforcement activities. Though strategies and activities can be designed locally, they must be based on research on effective practices to prevent the initiation of tobacco use and reduce tobacco product consumption among youth already using. The activities, such as those that are in- cluded in children's re- hearsals, have been shown to be highly effective and the Follies committee is grateful to have the support of the TUPE funds and its coordinator, Bruce Mulligan. The Follies cast is com- posed of 120 community members and in many cases revolves entire families: moms and dads, grandpar- ents, children, siblings and grandchildren performing side by side, learning songs, studying dance moves and shuttling to and from re- hearsals. While the Quincy Star Follies was created to add another uniqu.e dimen- sion to the performing arts in Plumas County, the outcome has been an enhanced appre- ciation and understanding of the performing arts for the children, while bringing families together in a mean- ingful and entertaining way. The Follies show will be held May 4 and 5 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair- grounds. For information, visit quincystarfollies.com or call Lisa Kelly at (775) 232-9536. Tickets are avail- able at Bank of America, Carey Candy Co., The Bike Shop, Feather River Fitness, Traci's Sweet Surprises, The Drttnk Brush and Pangaea. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for kids under 13. Feather River Bulletin Players wantec The Central Plumas Recre- ation and Park District's adult softball leagues are scheduled to Commence Monday, May 7. Teams are currently being formed during the pre-season and practice Period. All games will be played on weekday evenings at either Gansner Park or the ball fields at Feather River College. The adult softball league is divided into four divisions: men's division, two co-ed divisions (an upper and a lower) and one women's division. "We are actively searching for someone to put together another women's team to help round out that division," said park district sports and recreation coordinator Jeren Seibel. "Adult softball is a great way to spend time with friends, family and co- workers in an environment that promotes physical and social well-being. We have some pricing incentives available for anyone who starts a new women's team this year." In addition, the recreation district is seeking individuals interested in umpiring for the league. Training will be provided. "Being an umpire over the summer is a great way to get connected with the community, make some money and have fun," said Seibel. Anyone interested in becoming an umpire is encouraged to contact the Recreation and Park District. New players that would like to get connected with a team or individuals in- terested in forming a new team are invited to contact the district at 283-3278 or 34 Fairground Road in Quincy. Returning players for all divisions are encour- aged to sign up promptly through their team manager. Grand marshals sought Past Gold Digger Days Walters, 1975; Herb Greiner, grand marshals or photo- graphs of them are being sought for the 50th anniver- sary event Saturday, July 21, in Greenville. Among those still missing are Janice Davis, from 1964; John Hargrave and Tuffy Lawrence, 1966; Bruce Bidwell, 1967; Seymour Smith, 1970; Gloomy Wardlow and Pete Vicava, 1972; Pal Stampfli, 1973; Victor, Charles and Ernest 1976; Art Sorsoli, 1978; Frank Joseph, 1980; Elmore Hunt, 1983; Mari Anne Clark, 1986; John McMullen, !988; Ralph Bartholf, 1990; and Clarence and Willis Potts, 1991. Those who have photos of these past grand marshals, or contact information for their families, are asked to call the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce at 284-6633 or email indianvalley chamber@frontiernet.net. PAID POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT _i. ," BARRY is READY " to ANSWER the i TOUGH QUESTIONS : with: i * Fair and Sound Budget Decisions Responsible Use of Transient Occupancy Tax 16,000 sq, if, SHOWROOMI Furniture Floorcoverlng Window Treatments * Mattresses Beautyrest * Lane * La-Z-Boy * Best Ashley ,. Englander with built in wine rack DAYS ONLYI Frl thru Mon, May 4-7 ,eg.'799,... $599 : Queens from *299 Sun.May 6, 4pm ,A...;.,..,.La-Z-Boy Recliner, s5i9 aiue Sat:, May 12, 4pm ............ :...Englander Queen Set, 699 value Sat., May19, 4pm ..,.: ......... Beaulieu Carpe, s699 valUe Sat., May 26, 4pro ................ Ashley Recliner, M89 value Sat., June 2, 4pro .............. ,.Eadhscopes Titanium Vinyl, GI,274 value Sat., June 9, 4pro ....... i ......... Beautyrest Queenset, s799 value Sat., June 16, 4pm ....... i.:..:..Lane Recliner, s379 value Sat., June 23, 4pro ....... : ....... Armstrong Laminate, $1,077 value *(e ery p pem0n, per (oy. Must be 18 0f older to ee. * Broad-based Decisions and Choices Barry Gossett for DISTRICT 4 SUPERVISOR PAID FOR BY THE COMMITTEE FOR VOTE GOSSETT RO. Box 180 ' Quincy, CA 95971 530-966-4466 -]-lKlg 11 "K_'E 7K :E _'K:'E_iIE_1E -K_I 11r 1.1K _  The Ranchito Motel's first annual chili cook-offwas a great success! Thank you to our chili cookers: 1st place: John Kolb "Black Bart Gang" 2nd place: Gina Pontarolo and ]ulie Frazier "Two Senior Ritas" 3rd place: John Wixted, Ranchito Motel People's choice: Scott Satterly, Mill Creek Fish and Chips, and Greg Spitzer "Red Headed Chili" and Kent Barrett "Who Dat? Chili" were not far behind! We want to thank the judges: Sheriff Hagwood, Rose Dembosz, Nanci Luce, Iames Huffmon, and Bill LaMar. People's choice cornbread went to Deanne LaMar with Stacy Huffmon only two votes behind, followed by Ieanne Brovelli's polenta bread. We also want to thank our very generous donors for the silent auction: Mountain Building Supply La Casa Bella Carey Candy Traci's Sweet Surprises Shear Pleasure Pete Witham ]ay's Tile Works St Bernard Lodge All proceeds went to the Quincy Chamber of Commerce to replace the Welcome to Quincy sign at the east entrance of Highway 70. We look forward to next year's cook-offi. John and Tracy I - - st Malnstr00e;,uincy. 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