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4B Wednesday June6, 2001 Regional News Bu!{etJ~r Prog l mmm 4-Hers end season at Sage Hill What began in November wrapped up this spring, as members of the Quincy Sport Shooting Association's (QS- SA) 4-H Trapshooting Project met at the Sage Hill Clay Sports area near Reno. "This was the second year of this popular 4-H event of- fered to kids in Plumas County," said National Rifle Association (NRA) certified instructor John Pullan. The project starts with 10 hours of classroom and range instruction. It teaches the NRA basics of shotgun shooting, Pullan said. "Once this is completed we are back to the range for more shooting; however, this time the instruction is in the direction of the fundamen- tals of trapshooting," Pullan said. At this point, other mem- bers of QSSA, along with Pul- fan, give individual instruc- tion to ,l-It members. Two of the classes are held on the range near Gopher Hill near Quincy, and the fi- nal class is held at Sage Hill. At Sage Hill, the 4-Hers are introduced to a variety of clay shooting situations by Rodney Bullard, a profes- sional instructor. "Rodney is very talented in the clay shooting sports and his ability as an instructor is superior; the kids love him," Pullan said. This year, the finals'were held at Sage Hill April 28.. Although many hours were donated by members of QSSA, there was still a finan- cial need to accomplish this project, Pullan said. "That financial need was met and we want to thank - -:,: ,.. . ~< a&."~ ... .. : .:~"* Professional shooting Instructor Rodney Bullard worked with Pmumas County 4-H members in their final class of the year in late April. Photos by John Pullan as they participated 4-H members from Pmumas County participated in clay shooting at the Sage Hill Clay Sports facility near Reno in late April. Beatty Construction and De-A special thanks went to Hill for four hours of shoot- bet in Plumas County. The Martile Automotive of Quin- Wilburn Construction of ing, professional instructor season begins, once again, in cy, Wes Blackford, Steve Quincy, Pullanadded. fees and ammunition, he November. Drybread and Ron Schmid of As a special surprise, thesaid. For more information, con- Quincy, and Rick Nichols of owner of Joy Engineering, of The 4-H Trapshooting Pro- tact John Pullan at 283-3883. Blairsden," Pullan said. Portola, paid the bill at Sage ject is open to any 4-H mem- American Student Exchange, nounced last week lies are being high school a dents from more countries. Students arrive to live with families and attend high school for school year. These young people, years of age, are learn about AmeriCa customs while culture of their tries with their communities and Students speak have their own money, medical in: and the desire to as an active American family. "The warmth and ionship between the and host family to be the single cial element in the international marked Kevin AISE Families have the' nity to learn countries without home. Prospective lies are gram representative sisted with the their student. Host families P room and food for dent and a loving, atmosphere where dent can traditions and Call AISE's toll ber at 1-800-sibling' the website at to learn more about an exchange student. CARBONLESS Call "THE 283-0800 I1 I % our ma ners an *Based on Arbitron, 2001 radio county coverage of average tin Monday - Sunday, 6am - 12 midnight.