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8B Wednesday, May 9, 2012  Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter e " withthe local businesses. Sonshine Flowers Made-to-order arrangements, plants, plush animals, bath and body, gift baskets, and other gift accessories. 212 Main St.. Chester, CA 96020 (530) 258-4543 We accept all competitor coupons ILl&apos;" wsstern Hospitality[ at its best, I [ Celebrate with us... I Weddings, family events, business meetings, company parties,  Family Sl:p RRa:ths M eals ' Reserva?0ns 1-800-33-HOWDY (530)283-0930 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Rd. Quincy Lassen Gift Company Gifts Jewelry Cards Old-fashioned soda fountain Educational toys Year round "Christmas Shop" Gij Certificates 258-2222 220 Main St., Chester EST 1875 E.m ? ) Customized Engraving . Invitations Thank you" Cards ' "/ ( ) ,7' Novelty, Wedding and Baby Gifts . : . Home Accents . 493 W. Main , Quincy 283-0480 i ii ii I ii i i i iiiiiii ii i i iiii GET READY TO PARTY/ Delicious Party Platters & Freshly Baked Items from our Bakery for every occasion! Special Order Hotline 284-1777 a Sonshine Flowers When you need to brighten a day, call 258-4543 Your local florist serving all your floral gift & plant needs Greeting cards balloons, custom silk fLower arrangements We deliver to the entire Chester Lake Almanor Basin Plants, bath & body products & gourmet gifts are also available Anniversary Birthday Prom We have a full service Wedding Center Tuxedo Rental. Bouquets Custom Invitations Center Pieces Planning Consultation available for any event ' 212 Main St. Chester, CA 96020 i ii ii i ii Florist and Nursery Since 1946 41796 Hwy 70 Quincy, CA 530-283-2010 , ,,,,, , , ...... .,,,, i ................ If you would like to advertise your business on this page, contact your advertising representative at one of our convenient locations,.. e 7"" .... 283-0800 258-3115 258-3115 832-4646 Fire Safe Council meets tomorrow The Plumas County Fire Safe Council's regularly scheduled monthly meeting will be held Thursday, May 10, at the Plumas County Planning & Building Services office, located at 555 Main St. in Quincy from 9 to 11 a.m. Fire Safe Council members are encouraging residents to create and maintain their defensible space and make their home fire safe. Home- owners need to assess their home's ability to survive an ember blizzard from fire- brands that may come from up to a mile away. According to Mike DeLasaux, council chairman, "The best way to evaluate your home's preparedness for an ember blizzard is by walking around your home and thinking about what would happen if you just started throwing matches." Flying (match-like) fire- brands will blow into arid around the home, igniting any available combustible material. Homes can be at risk if they have firewood next to the structure, needles in the gutters and on the roof, unscreened vents, material stored under decks and even patio furniture. DeLasaux went on to say, "Creating a Firewise home cannot only determine your home's ability to survive a wildfire, but will provide your volunteer fire department firefighters a safer environ- ment to work in." Jerry Hurley, council coor- dinator, also wants to remind senior and disabled citizens that the Fire Safe Council offers a "Defensible Space Assistance Program," For more information, call 283- 0829 and leave a message or visit plumasfiresafe.org. At the May meeting the council will be discussin progress toward current wildfire mitigation projects and implementation of the Community Wildfire Protec- tion Plan. The Plumas County Fire Safe Council invites residents interested in preventing and mitigating impacts from wild- land fires to their homes or communities to become members. The council is a coalition of citizens, busi- nesses, fire departments and representatives of local, state and federal government agen- cies. The mission of the council is "to reduce the loss of natural and manmade re- sources caused by wildfire through Firewise Commu- nity programs and pre-fire activities." For additional information on council activities and defensible space visit plumas firesafe.org. Health talk planned "Seniors and Medicine" will be the topic when the Plumas County Commission on Aging meets Thursday, May 17, at the Wildwood Center in Chester. Family Nurse Practitioner Tonya MacDonald will be the speaker, covering health differences as we age. "We all want to know about how medications affect us," said Nancy Lund, chair- woman of the commission, "and why seniors may have problems with sleep and diet, which they did not have earlier." All meetings of the com- mission are open to the public and people interested in subjects pertaining to seniors are welcome to attend and participate in the meet- ing. Meetings are always held in locations that are accessible to the handicapped and those needing assistance should call 283-0891 24 hours before the meeting. Those wishing to join the group for lunch need to make reservations by calling 394-7636 Wednesday, May 16. For more information call 284-7206. State park cleanup set In an effort to open Plumas-Eureka State Park by Memorial Day, the Plumas- Eureka State Park Associa- tion is asking for volunteers to help clean up the park. After 18 months of closure there are wood chips to be spread, trails to be cleaned, lawns to be raked, roads in the campground to be swept and general spring cleanup. The cleanup day is Saturday, May 12. All Volunteers should wear long pants, work shoes, gloves, hats and have water bottles. Leaf and garden rakes, fiat nose shovels and, if possible, wheelbarrows will be needed. Workers plan to start at 8 a.m. and be finished by noon. PESPA hopes the commu- nity will come up to the park and help get a head start on the opening. Organizers know everyone is busy on their own yard this time of year but think this could be a good time to have some community involved fun. RSVP for the cleanup day to Jay Skutt, 836-4135. Do you feel that you are going through a crisis and need some support? Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 for support and referrals. Crisis Line  Resource 283-4333 m. Center 1 1-877-332-2754 or 283-5515 A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center J 25% OFF All Jewelry thru May lZth Lassen Gift Company & " Soda Fountain New Spring Merchandise has arrived/ Winter hours: Tues.-Sat.. lOam-5prn 220 Main Street, Chester, CA i . 530-258-2222 ,w' sveciafizina r /,', . "  cards . . o /']k'", t" ." "' " LtZ (.v, ') / t - ".i uue  ...... ,....> {:.<.:,,  toys 1 9 5 5 ,' * |