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1211 Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Beer, pizza served to celebrate ski bowl improvements Good news for ski, beer and Additional labor related to accommodate the size of the Diamond Truss, from Grass the ski bowl." restaurants and beer from pizza lovers -- the Eastern closing the old water system grooming machine. Valley, provided and helped Work that still needs to be four local and Reno Plumas Recreation District and installing new Officials said $44,000 wasinstall the trusses. Mountain completed includes installing breweries will be offered. received notice from the conveyance was donated by spent on a construction Hardware, of Blairsden, the chairlift, refurbishing the Soft drinks can also be California State Department Bob Hickman, owner of contract and building provided stain and lodge and restrooms, purchased. of Parks and Recreation that Chalet View Lodge; Dan materials. The remodel painting materials at a constructing a new The EPRD board meets at the improvements at the Gallagher, manager of began in February with discount, maintenance facility next to the Mohawk Community Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl Nakoma Golf Resort and Westfab of Portola -- the only To save even more money the parking lot, bringing Resource Center every third passed inspection. The Spa; and Mike Kelly, bidder willing to take on the on siding demolition, roofing electrical service to the bowl, Wednesday of the month at renovations were paid for by owner of Moon's uncertainty of winter and painting, EPRD projectinstalling surface lifts and 6:30 p.m. The first public a $65,0.00 grant from the Restaurant. construction. Unfortunately manager Glenn Bardet and clearing vegetation, meeting of the district's Ski department. The other major for skiing, but fortunately for volunteers completed the The well and the building Hill Committee, beginning at The approval assures improvement was the construction, the installation of the panel door improvements can be viewed5 p.m., will precede the board EPRD full reimbursement, refurbishment of the "old unseasonably warm and dry and the site cleanup, at the Blind Pizza Tastingmeeting. The improvements include a maintenance building" as awinter allowed the project to "The effort will provide the Throwdown organized by Representatives encourage water-well installation and safe place to house the be built by the end of March, district with a building that Susan DeLano, co-owner of the public to attend the remodeling, grooming machine donated meeting the grant can temporarily house the The Brewing Lair. The event meetings, visit the district's The well was developed to to the ski bowl by Stover requirement, hill grooming machine until is set for May 9 at the ski website at replace a spring-fed tank that Mountain of Chester. The Longfellows, of Delleker, the new maintenance facility bowl starting at 2 p.m. easternplumasrecreation did not meet health code roof of the building was supplied lumber and can be built," said Bardet. Tasting will be $15. district.com and donate requirements, raised, the pitch of the roof hardware. Thompson Garage "Ultimately the refurbished Entrance to the event money and time to improving Dickens Drilling drilled the was increased and a largerDoors from Reno provided building will be used to store without tasting is $5. recreation in Eastern Plumas well in 2013 for $21,000. roll-up door was installed to the roll-up panel door. equipment needed to operate Pizzas from six local County. lu High Mountain Riders (now an American Driving Society-affiliated driving club) is sponsoring two driving clinics this summer at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds arena. On Sunday, June 7, the clinician will be Clay Maier, famous for his Friesian Spectacular acts, seen by many local horse enthusiasts at the Draft Horse Classic. Maier has been training horses to drive for several decades, and has competed successfully in pleasure driving and combined driving events nationwide. Most recently he worked at the Kentucky Horse Park, helping to produce the opening ceremony for the World Equestrian Games. Maier is currently on staff at Sargent EquestrianCenter in Lodi. Maier is a master of the art of long-reining, which organizers describe as a ' wonderful way to communicate with horses -- including those who are not destined to pull a carriage. Maier will help owners and equines at all levels, from beginning long-reining to improving performance in the carriage. The clinic with Maier will begin at 9 a.m. Individual lessons will last approximately 45 minutes, and will cost $65. Auditors will pay $20. On Saturday, July 25, the clinician will be Nona Bales, who has taught clinics for High Mountain Riders for nine years. Bales has competed at the advanced level of combined driving, and is currently bringing her horse, Frank, up through the levels. Like Maier, Bales has taught many clinics around the United States. "Nona Bales is a wonderfully encouraging teacher who gives each participant a wealth of helpful information," said organizer Dorothy Edwards. A 45-minute lesson with Bales will cost $55. Auditors will be asked to make a donation to Horses Unlimited. "The two clinics present a rare opportunity for horse owners, both local and from all over Northern California and Western Nevada," said Edwards. "Long-reining and driving are great ways to have fun with equine partners of all types and sizes." For more information, or to reserve a lesson, call Edwards at 616-0858 or 283-9883, or email her at bazukemom@aol.com. Isaac, a Friesian horse owned by Dorothy Edwards, cheerfully pulls his carriage along a country lane, having benefited from several driving clinics. Photo submitted I (530) 228-6773 298 Main Street, Chester Donna 0'Connell, Owner All Morns can Ne! 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