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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, June 13, 2012 5A I High Mountain Riders will host its annual driving clinic June 16 in Cromberg with advanced Clinician Nona Bales. Photo courtesy Dorothy Edwards The annual High Moun- Bales will give individual The clinic is open to theThere are still a few lesson tain Riders driving clinic lessons to horses and public, spots available. Auditors are is scheduled for June 16 owners, covering informa-Lessons will begin at 9 welcome and invited to at Long Valley Ranch in tion from correct harnessa.m. and will cost $45. There make a donation to Horses Cromberg. The clinician adjustment to long-reining are already several horses Unlimited. is Nona Bales, an advanced to driving dressage. She signed Up, including quarter For more information, or level combined driving often gives a demonstration horses, Hafflingers, to schedule a lesson with a competitor and skilled of combined driving Friesians, a standard-bred "horse, callDorothy Edwards trainer, with her horse, Frank. and a Welsh/Morgan cross,at616-0858. Girl's Rite activities Brittany Pass (left), Mary Downey and Pamela White were on hand June 6 for open house at Women's Mountain Passages. The girls are part of Girl's Rite, a WMP program coordinated by Jennifer Kaufman. Girl's Rite is free and open to all Plumas County girls. WMP also offers a free Summer Connections program open to girls ages 12.= 18. Activities include hiking and camping; Summer Connections has space for 12 girls. For information, contact Kaufman at 283-0859 or Jennifer @WomensMountainPassages.org. Photos by Mona Hill The Central Plumas Recre- Little League field at better," Boland added. Duck local merchants that are sell- ation and Park District and- Gansner Park and will owners need not be present ing ducks through their en- the Quincy Chamber of Corn- "swim" down to the "Span-to win. thusiastic patronage," merce have teamed up to ash Creek Washout" about Ducks cost $5 each, or five Bolandcontinued. sponsor the 2012 edition of three-quarters of a mile for $20. They can be put- Proceeds from the Duck the Great American Valley downstream. The race chased at numerous busi-Race willbenefit both thePi- Duck Race. The Duck Race shouldtake about an hour.hess locations throughout oneer Pool and the Quincy will be just one of several ac- Cash prizes will be award- the.Quincy area, including: Chamber. The Recreation tivities occurring at the Fa- ed to the first three duck fin- Shear Pleasure, Great North- "and Park District is in the ther's Day Fly-In and Bis- ishers, according to Recre- ern Hair Co., The Toy Store, process' of selecting a slogan cults N Gravy at Gansner ation and Park District Man- Epilog Books, Carey Candy for the Duck Race. Some ear- Airport, and the Creekside ager Jim Boland. "Last year Co., Quincy Hot Spot, the ly entries include "Don't Festival at the adjacent one of the pink ducks edged Quincy Chamber office and Forget to Duck" or "Duck Gansner Park, on Sunday, out a yellow duck over the the administrative office for On." If anyone wants to sub- June 17. last 50 feet by no more than a the Central Plumas Recre- mat a suggested slogan, they The ducks will be ... uh ... 'beak'-- it was pret- ation and Park District, on can contact Jim Boland at launched from the pedestri- ty exciting. This year Fairgrounds Road. "We ask the recreation district office, an bridge behind the Story promises to be bigger andthat our citizens honor the ' 283-3278. b Commission on Aging seeks volunteers The Plumas County Com- is to fill all spots by Wednes- seniors for more than 30 activities that benefit seniors. mission on Aging is looking day, June 20. years. Plumas County has a Transportation and nutrition for volunteexs who are con- The commission meets fivehigh propoi:tion of persons are the most widely known of cerned about the needs andtimes a year rotating around over age 60 and one of the the 'services provided but programs for seniors. Most of the districts, with additional highest of California for those there are also information Through a grant from the state's tobacco education fund and the commission volunteers meetings if needed to solve ur- over age 80 so the commission and legal services and help administered by the county public health department, middle are age 60 or over, but resi- gent problems. There are has a vital role. with health insurance prob- school-aged girls in the Girl's Rite program at Women's dents of any age are eligible spots for 20 members, five ap- It is the voice of seniors be- lems (HICAP). Mountain Passages investigated where and how tobacco is and welcome. Sign-up sheets pointed members represent- fore the Board of Supervisors, For more information call sold in Quincy. They shared their findings, with a PhotoVoice are available at the nutrition ing the supervisors of their it .brings timely information Nancy Lund at 284-7206 or se- display during an open house June 6 at WMP. sites in Quincy, Greenville, respective district and 15 vol- to seniors and their families, nior advisor Sharon Taschen- Chester, Portola and the Me- unteers (three from each of and it supports programs and berg at 283-0891. hawk Valley Community Cen-the five districts). ter, as well as resource cen- The Commission on Aging ters in each area. The target has been active on behalf of BOB RAYMOND PAINTING Great Service 5th ANNUAL PET SAFETY WORKSHOP Great Prices K9 Rattlesnake Aversion Training Great Guy Tons of experience D & D Roofing and Monday, June 18, Cromberg, CA Free Estimates Sheet Metal, Inc. 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