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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11A School district offers free summer meals throughout the county Students receive their Presidential Academic Excellence Awards from Principal Kristy Warren. Wyatt Hollister, Quincy High School's 2015-16 student body president, shares words of advice with the soon-to-be seventh-graders. ' QES, from page 10A in life are the things you never did." He encouraged the students to always take care of themselves and to not let issues derail them. "Please don't let any mistake make you think less of yourself," he said, and used a $1 bill to make his point. No matter how he folded it, or even if it were to fall on the ground and be stepped on, it was still worth $1. Following his address, Principal Warren presented the Presidential Academic Excellence Awards, and then it was time for the promotion certificates. Sixth-grade teachers Linda Beacham and Rick Wilson, along with school board members Leslie Edlund and Dwight Pierson. presented the certificates and congratulated the students. Refreshments and a slideshow awaited in the cafeteria before the students gathered at La Sierra Lanes for bowling and snacks. Good friends gatherfollowing their promotion'ceremony from sixth grade. From left: Cassie Belsher-Howe, Emily Chambers, Caitlyn James, Tyanna Farmer and Sarah Grant. Sixth-grade teacher Linda Beacham congratulates a graduate while fellow teacher Rick Wilson and school board member Leslie Edlund look on. Our readers know where to find whatever they are looking forl News Classifieds Advertising Letters to the Editor Obits Sheriff's Blotter Editorial Sports and check out our website: plumasnews.com QUINCY BL%LETI CHESTER I[OGSSP/E 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971 135 Main St.. Chester. CA 96020 283-0800 258-3115 w Rt C0Rn "..,HITOU ImlTIi INDIAN VALLEY RECORD PORTOLA REPORTER PO Box 469. Greenville. CA 95,47 96 E. Sierra (Hwy. 70J. Portola. CA 96122 284-7800 832-4646 SLUSlJERPLUMBING ! "When school is out; free lunches are still in!" said Jessica Linford, Plumas Unified School District Food Services Program manager. In 2014, PUSD offered, for the first time, a Summer Meals Program in Greenville and Portola. During the program, 7,357 free healthy meals were given out to Plumas County kids. "During the school year, many families participate in the free lunch program at their school, but in the summer this valuable support for a family's budget goes away," said Linford. The "seamless summer option" is a USDA-funded program that allows PUSD to serve free meals to anyone 18 and under while school is out. There are no requirements to participate in the program. PUSD will be offering its Summer Meals Program for the second year in 2015 and expanding the program to Chester and Quincy. All meals include fresh fruit and/or vegetables and a choice of low-fat milk or water. All sites are in operation Monday - Friday. Plumas County Public Health Agency will support the Summer Meals Program by providing a variety of interactive physical activities at meal sites. Health educators working in supplemental nutrition assistance program education will engage kids at each summer meal site in activities that get them moving, staying active and coming back to the program for healthy, nutritious meals throughout the summer. Last year, activities at the Portola site included giant croquet, obstacle course's, hula hoops, jump rope, capture the flag and volleyball. This year, these activities (and more!) will be held on a rotating basis at all sites, and will reach out to Insure Your Family's Safety and Comfort! r m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m u mo am m  mm m m m m m m m ..t- m m m  m m m ml I 'COOLING SYSTEM SERVICE ' ' & SAFETY INSPECTION ' I I I I I I I I ' A/C $99 SWAMP COOLERS $159 ,  I I I Offer and coupon valid through June 30. Not valid with any other offer or coupon, many more kids, said Linford. "These free activities are a great way to pair nutritious meals with healthy lifestyles." The Summer Meals Program will not be in operation July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Meals may be purchased by an accompanying parent/guardian. Supervision of children will not be provided. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult 16 or older. For more details visit pcoe.kl2.ca.us/summermeals or call'PUSD's Child Nutrition Department at 283-6545, ext. 5505. EVVO WE ALSO CLEAN CHIMNEY'S Protect Your hwestment! H#e a L/eenF, ed Contractor ; VlS 1:'[:  CA Lic. #C-36 396522  C'A Lic. #C-20, C-IO, 963154 (sso) 258' 3474 (sso) 257.8274 United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Lakes Basin Project Please come and join the Beckwourth Ranger District to learn about the Lake Basin Project and share your ideas. This project intends to promote healthy and resilient landscapes. The District is holding several open house meetings in order to discuss the project with the public and gather public input: June 24th at 5:00 pm at the Beckwourth District Office 27 Mohawk Road, Blairsden, CA 96103 June 27th at 10:00 am at the Graeagle Fire Hall 7620 Highway 89, Graeagle, CA 96103 The USDA Forest Service is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.