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4A Wednesday, May 7, 2014 I-earner River IUlletin Vision screening is part of Kindergarten Roundup and Dr. Jonathan Friden examines John Nicholas Poole adjusts the straps on a helmet for Ashley Spalinger. Each child received a free Wisdom during the event, while his two assistants administer vision tests for reading and bike helmet and visor courtesy of the Plumas County Health Department. distance. Kindergarten Roundup.draws 4-year-olds and parents Debra Moore Staff Writer dmoore@plumasnews.com Shiny new bicycle helmets and colorful backpacks filled with art Supplies made the prospect of starting school a little more fun for the 26 4-year-olds who attended Kindergarten Roundup at Quincy Elementary School on April 29. Those who attended received more than $250 worth of goods and services including free dental, eye and health screenings provided by local professionals. Quincy Elementary School Principal Kristy Warren said that most incoming students take advantage of the opPortunity, which indicates that next year's kindergarten class may be a little smaller than usual. Typically 30 to 50 students attend the roundup. School secretary Meghan Daun said it's important for parents who didn't attend the roundup to register their children for school. Registration must be completed online bygoing to pcoe.kl2.ca.us and clicking on the links for "parents" and then "registration." Daun said that those who don't have a computer at home are welcome to visit the school for assistance or go to the local library. For more information call 283-6550, ext. 201. Plumas County Public Health provided the free bike helmets and the county's Early Education and Childcare Council provided the backpacks. Dr. Stewart Gately provided dental checkups, while Dr. Jonathan Friden performed vision screenings. Healthy Smiles provided sealants for the children. Drs. Erin Barnes and Jeff Kepple from North Fork Family Medicine and nurse practitioner Tonya MacDonald from the Lake Almanor Clinic examined the children. "It is really true that it takes a village," said school nurse Jody Johnson, who provided services along with Debi Bradfield, Nancy Hemsley and Stephanie Webb. Kindergarten Roundups are held in each of the communities to streamline the enrollment process for students and their parents. EPHC Auxiliary's Nifty Tlhrifty Spring Time 50 % off sale Furniture, Jewelry & Everything SATURDAY, MAY 10 TM 9am to 4pm 116 Commercial St. Portola 832-5967 F E A T H E  ..R.I.y R Postal Service: usPs (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: p.o. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Now to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. Emaih mail@plumasnews.com Website: plumasnews.com Ownership and heritage: The Bulletin was established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin May 16, 1892) subsequently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892 - 1945) June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display advertising: Thursday 4 p.m.; display classified: Thursday, 3 p.m.; legals: Thursday 4 p.m.; news: Fridays, 3 p.m.; classified: Monday 9 a.m. Breaking news: anytime! TO subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800, come to the Bulletin office, use the handy coupon below or send email to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, p.o. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Front page flag photo courtesy Maggie Hennessy Michael C. Taborski Jenny Lee Cobey Brown Co-Owner/Publisher Photo Editor Vice Pres./ Keri Taborski Maw Newhouse Operations Co-Owner/Legal Classified, Circ. Manager Tom Forney Advertising Sandy Condon Production Manager Kevin Mallow Human Resources Dir., Elise Monroe Vice Pres./Admin. Office Manager Bookkeeper Dan McDonald Sherri McConnell Eva Small Managing Editor Display Adv. Manager Composing Manager Member, California Newpaper I ;IsOY INKI Publishers Assoc. recycled paper SubscdpNon Order Form I l Feather River Bulletin P,O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 B I Please enter my subscription for __ years. I l 1 I1 Enclosed find my check for S [1 In County $26 per year [1 Out of State $44 per year I [ .n c.,.ome .. per year I I .ame I I I I Address 1 I City, State, Zip I SubscdpSo can be transferred, but not refunded. ROSBY DRIVEWAY MAINTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSll-I OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS & LASSEN COUNTIES 29581 HWY 89, CANYON DAM, CA 95923 C-12 CA LIC. #762465 530 - 284 - 1474 Eggs Benedict Fresh Strawberry Crepes Mango Mimosas and all our other fabulous food to spoil morn Words & Music ThisThursday 7pm 283-3300, 557 Lawrence Street Quincy 7-2 Every Day "Serving Darn Good Comfort Food Since 1976" j/ Health fair underway The Spring Low-Cost Health Screening is underway this week at Plumas District Hospital. The last day to participate is tomorrow, Thursday, May 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the North Fork Family Medicine Building on Valley View Road behind the hospital.. No appointments are necessary. Patients must be 18 years or older for blood draws. Do not eat for 12 hours prior to the blood draw, but continue normal intake of Water and take any medication as usual. Testing includes comprehensive metabolic panel, thyroid screening, complete blood count (CBC), cholesterol, triglycerides, HDL, and direct LDL and ratio. The cost is $50, payable by cash or check. For an additional charge, bone densitad prostate cancer scr.eegs will be available. Bone density screening appointments may be scheduled at the time of the screening. To send a lega: typesetting@plumasnews,c0m, To send an adve00isernent: mail@plumasnews,c0m