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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9A The area winners of the Rotary Club's music contest are Carson Young, representing the Portola club, third place; Luke Campbell, Loyalton, second place; Che Rubalcava-Cunan, Quincy, first place; and Chainy Carlson, Greenville, fourth place. The first-place winners in both the speech and music contests now advance to Rotary International's District 5190 convention at Harrah's in South Lake Tahoe where they will compete with eight other area winners chosen from the 45 clubs within the district. This year the Quincy club hosted the speech and music finals. Winners in speech and music The area winners of the Rotary Club's annual speech contest are Matt Beeson, left, representing the Quincy club, second place; Luke Campbell, representing the Loyalton club, first place; and Weston Meyers, representing the Greenville club, third place. Campbell moves on to the final contest at South Lake Tahoe. The theme chosen for this year's speech was "It is better to light a single candle than to sit and curse the darkness." These students earned the right to compete at this level by first winning their home Rotary Club's title. Photos submitted Student Dress Code As the weather warms up, please keep in mind our student dress code: 1. Shoes must be worn at all times. Shoes must have heel straps. 2. Clothing, jewelry and personal items (backpacks, fanny packs, gym bags, water bottles, etc) shall be free of writing, pictures or any other insignia which are crude, vulgar, profane, or sexually suggestive, which bear drug, alcohol or tobacco company advertising, promotions and likenesses, or which advocate racial, ethnic or religious prejudice. 3. No unsafe jewelry. 4. No makeup. 5. Hats, caps, and other head coverings shall not be worn indoors. 6. Chains, spikes, and metal studs will be prohibited at all times. 7. Clothes shall be sufficient to conceal undergarments at all times. See-through or fishnet fabrics, halter-tops, off the shoulder or low cut stops, bare midriffs and sagging pants are prohibited. Blouse straps under 1" wide are prohibited. Skirts must reach a minimum of mid-thigh. Shot'ts must have a minimum of a three-inch inseam. 8. Hair shall be clean, neatly groomed, and not a distraction to the education process. QES Yearbook -- last chance! It's not too late to order your QES yearbook! The yearbook is finished, thank you Amber McMichael! It has been sent to the printers and will be delivered in June. We have a limited number of copies left- get your order in now before they are all gone! Spring price: $27.00. 6th Graders: Avoid the Rush... Get Boosted Now! Students Need This Immunization to Start 7th Grade: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) --1 dose (Whooping cough booster usually given at ages 11 and up) May events 5/11: Site Council 5/18 - 5/19: 5th Grade Overnight field trip 5/21: QES Spring Concert 5/25 Memorial Day- No School 5/27: Student Council Applications due eal Ann Powers care, rather than waiting for Staff Writer a VA appointment or apowers@plumasnews.com travelingto a VA facility far away, thanks to the veterans Ever since the scandal, and choice card benefit recently subsequent cover-up, over ,incorporated into EPHC lengthy wait times for services. doctor's appointments at U.S. The choice card was ' Depa~ment of Veterans ...... distributed in late 2014 and__ . Affairs facilities prompted VA Secretary Eric Shinseki's resignation last year, numerous health care providers have been working on solutions tobetter serve military members. Eastern Plumas Health Care is one of them. Many area veterans can now receive non-VA health early 2015 to all veterans enrolled in VA health care. It's not a walk-in service. It provides back-up care if a veteran cannot be seen by the VA in 30 days, the VA's closest facility is more than 40 miles from his or her residence or access is too challenging due to geographic barriers. Lowest Prices of the Year for Exterior Painting! 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Signed into law by President Obama last August, it established the benefit because the VA's wait times were too great or f litiso ere tgo far from veterans' homes. Co b's P ace Gifts for Mother's Day and other special occasions When you need something from the heart, come to us/ 25% off all glassware Antiques Used Collectibles Furniture Books Household lewelry Items Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 72850 Hwy 70 (3 miles west of Portola) 249-1745 1 n care program Paul Bianco, a Vietnam-era veteran and area resident, said the choice card is a welcomed addition in improving health care services for vets countywide. "This is a great opportunity for almost all Plumas County vets since we live outside the 40-mile radius," he explained. "I applaud EPHC for their efforts." For more information about the choice card program call 866-606-8198. 9th ANNUAL BENEFIT "TAKE OUT" LUNCH For Quincy Community Supper Thursday, May 21, lOl5 a.m.-1 p.m. Pick up at Quincy United Methodist Church Fellowship. Hall Corner of Church & High Streets Caron Chance of Back-Door Catering Will Prepare: Smoked Turkey & Cheese on a Croissant Chilled Fresh Fruit Salad Fresh Baked Chocolate Chunk Cookie Donation $xo Make check payable to: Quincy community Supper Lunch orders recommended by Frida.y May zsth 283-174o (Tue. - Fri. lo a,m. - 3 p.m.) Church email: quincyumc@sbcglobal.net will suport Quincy Community Supper