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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, May 20, 2015 9A Students sh James Wilson Staff Writer jwilson@plumasnews.com Youth from Portola, Greenville and Quincy shared various problems in the communities to an audience at the Town Hall Theatre on May 13 in the first Photovoice showcase. Presenters shared photos :they took around their communities and presented them along with their stories that demonstrated problems in Plumas County. Topics presented included safe routes to school, healthy versus unhealthy retail environments and access to healthy food. Public Health employees Zach Revene and Megan Mansfield also presented a Photovoice on the recent $4-a-Day Challenge they undertook. Revene and Mansfield highlighted the difficulties involved with 00case problems through photos eating healthy on' a limited budget. Students in the Feather River College club Enactus presented first on hunger among students at the college. Accompanying the FRC students' photos were alarming statistics. According to the presentation, 45 percent of FRC students will go extended periods of times without eating-- up to four days. Knowing how to cook is another problem The students said that 37 percent of the campus community does not know how to cook anything at all, and 66 percent don't know how to cook a nutritious meal. The student presenters highlighted several different resources for free or cheap food available to college students in Quincy, but said that most students are unaware of those resources. Members of Portola's Friday Night Live group presented a Photovoice involving safe routes to school Their message summed up was "damaged roads equals damaged lives." Problem areas the Portola students documented on film included a lack of school-crossing signs, a lack of sidewalks, and a high voltage sign that reads "Keep away," right on the walking path. The Friday Night Live group from Greenville gave the final presentation -- on retail environments in Indian Valley. An area the group specifically looked at was the placement of alcoholic products. One photo presented showed an ad for beer placed next to an ad for fishing bait, subliminally suggesting that beer and fishing go hand-in-hand. Another photo showed alcohol on the shelves next to soda, a popular product for children. Another photo showed numerous mixed messages found in a grocery store. Alcohol was placed near a poster supporting the Wounded Warrior Project and children's breakfast foods. Group members said they had an idea of what to look for when walking into the stores, but found a lot more examples than they thought they would. Public Health gave each student group a stipend of $1,000 to create the Photovoice. They were able to access half their stipend at the beginning of the project and the other half after completion. Enactus plans to use its stipend to start a microfinance program for professors at Great Lakes Regional College in Kanungu, Uganda. Many professors there need side businesses in order to afford to continue teaching. Greenville Rotary bike ride set for May 30 On May 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greenville Rotary Club again hosts the Indian Valley Annual Family Fun Ride. This annual bicycle ride is again intended for all families and their friends to enjoy the scenery of Indian Valley. Organizers pointed out that Indian Valley's flat North Valley Road is perfect for bike trailers, handcycles and adult tricycles too. All are welcome. The unique ride loops from Greenville High School and the Taylorsville campground. Riders can choose to start from either GHS or from the campground. The ride covers 24 miles for the loop around both towns, with rest stops every 3 miles. The ride is free to all, a gift from the hosting Greenville Rotary Club Organizers said the club hopes participants will experience cycling as a healthy, fun activity. At each rest stop there are snacks and drinks, plus free tickets given for prizes to be awarded at the ride's-end picnic. A SAG wagon is provided to pick up any rider for any need. The ride begins at 9 a.m. from either the high school or the campground. At 1 p.m. the rest stops will close and the SAG wagon will make its last pass. The free picnic given at GHS begins at noon and ends at 2 p.m. Whether cyclists ride only to the first rest stop and return, or ride the full 24 miles, they are all welcome to the picnic Donations to support the Greenville Rotary Club ride will be accepted The is supported by the community of Indian Valley. Individual businesses, like Evergreen Market, help sponsor the event and community clubs join in with helping hands. To enter the ride, registration forms must be completed and returned to P.O. Box 207, Greenville, CA 95947, by May 27. 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USAGE RATES, FEES, AND CHARGES Quincy Community Services District Current and Proposed Water Rates Monthly Service Charge (S/me.) 5/8" Meter 3/4" Meter 1" Meter 1 1/2" Meter 2" Meter 3" Meter 4" Meter Commodity Rates ($/100 gallons) First 2,300 gallons Over 2,300 gallons Residential ($1100 gallons) First 4,000 gallons Next 4,000 gallons Next 4,000 gallons Over 12,000 gallons Multi'Family ($1100 gallons) First Tier is 4,000 gallons per unit Next 4,000 gallons Next 4,000 gallons Over 12,000 gallons Commercial NO IRRIGATION First 4,000 gallons 4,001 and above Commercial WITH IRRIGATION First 4,000 gallons Next 4,000 gallons Next 4,000 gallons Over 12,000 gallons Cuent $26.75 $38.88 $63.15 $123.80 $196.58 $366.43 $609.06 $O.158 $0.181 July 2015 $26.75 $38.88 $63.15 $123.80 $196.58 $366.43 $609.06 $0.158 $0,199 $0,235 $O272 $0,158 $0,199 $0,235 $0.272 $0.158 $0.199 $0158 $0.199 $0.235 $0,272 CURRENT AND PROPOSED NEW WAST EWATER RATES Current Residential Flat Rates (a/me.) 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