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4A Wednesday, June 23, 2010 Feather River Bulletin Talk of fitness center's future Effective July 1, Feather River College is assuming re- sponsibility for management and daily operations of the Feather River Fitness and Recreation facility. The col- lege is leasing the operation from the FRC Foundation, which has owned and operat- ed the facility for the past eight years. To help make it a smooth tran- sition, a group of local citizens has agreed to help with this process. They are holding a com- munity forum at the Plumas Bank Administration building, 32 Central Ave. (behind Safe- way), June 30, at 5:30 p.m. The advisory group said the meeting is open to anyone in- terested in helping shape the future of the facility so it can better serve the needs of the community. The group said it hopes to gather more suggestions and ideas about equipment and fa- cility issues, as well as class offerings and schedules. FRC Athletic Director Mer- le Trueblood has beefl given long-term oversight responsi- bility for the business and will also be at this meeting to share the college's plans for upgrades and changes to the operation. For more information con- tact any one of the members serving on this newly formed Community Relations Adviso- ry Committee: Lori Beeson, Sarena Barker, Kim Kudick, Mike Taborski, Nick Boyd, Zona Morgan and certified aerobic instructors Clare Churchill and Leslie Mikesell. Those interested in serving on this steering committee should call Trueblood at FRC, 283-0202, ext. 295. The fitness center will be closed for repairs, painting and extensive cleaning July 1- 11. The center and the pool will reopen July 12. PDH Volunteers inst0000ll officers Plumas District Hospital Volunteers were honored at their June meeting, with the hospital providing the lun- cheon and potted flowers to each volunteer present. Chief Executive Office Richard Hathaway thanked the volunteers for their gener- ous service to the hospital, in- cluding assisting with the bi- annual health fairs and pro- viding valuable equipment to the hospital from the sales at their Bargain Boutique. The following volunteers were installed as officers: Mary Edwards, president; Judy Wright, vice president; Louise Young, recording sec- retary; Ann Clemens, corre- sponding secretary; and Mary Weddle, treasurer. Certificates of appreciation were presented to members of 25 years, charter members Marilynn Britton and Ruth Reid, (32 years), and Nancy Dembosz, Eldora Duniphin, Gay le Anderson, Linda Allen, Janet Johnson, Lois Jones, Sharon Foley and Mary Ann Mathis. The volunteers voted to pur- 4 Generations Of Local Family Farming The lndustry's Choice For Award Winning Sod Visit Our Showroom 465 Tacchino St., Reno (Off 1-80 and 4th St.) We deliver Monday. Saturday 77s 356-8873 8oo 532-6200 westernturf.com Blue Shield has a health plan that's right for you. FEATHE..,R, .......... R.IR :',,' . ..%' ... >: -.--,,. ...... Postal Service: USPS (No. 188-550.) Pnodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. : Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. :, Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Man. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. How to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail mail @ plumasnews.com Web Page http://www.plumasnews.com Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin was estabiished Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed t Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the lumas Independent (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classified: Thursday, 3 p.m. Classified: Monday 9 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p.m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytime! To ubs;ribe; Call (530) 283-0000 or come ZO me Bulletin office, r use the handy coupon below, or send -mail to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmaster: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. chase a Dexus Sensor Digital oral X-ray scanner for the Plumas District Hospital Den- tal Clinic that will be beneficial to small adults and children. Two $2,000 scholarships were presented to nursing students Laura Leiss and Sierra Wood. The PDH Volunteers oper- ate the Bargain Boutique at 291 Lawrence St., in the Big Red Barn. Under the new management of Diann Monta- nari, the store will be closed for a facelift from Monday, June 21, until July 1. The pub- lic is asked to hold donations during this time. After July 1, the volunteers will appreciate and be happy to accept clean and reusable clothing and house items and collectibles. ROSBY Right pl,0000ce, right time Photographer Richard Daun says he was in the right place at the right time to capture this image of his dog Paka swimming in a pond. Daun's photography is currently on display at Main Street Artists Gallery in downtown Quincy. For more on the artist, see page 7B. LAFCo apl: roves reduced budget Linda Satchwell Staff Writer Isatchwell@plumasnews.com John'Benoit, executive offi- cer for Plumas County Local Agency Formation Commit- VING DRIVEWAY MAI NTENANCE SLURRY SEALCOATING SSIH OIL HOT CRACK FILLING PATCHING FREE ESTIMATES SERVING ALL OF PLUMAS & LASSEN COUNTIES 29581 HWY 89 CANYON DAM CA 95923 C-12 CA LIC. #762465 530 - 284 - 1474 ESCAPE YARDWORK! If you'd rather be relaxing, leave the weekly , ;.,, --- , , "o 'v', maintenance to us! Pruning Weed Eating Fire Safety Debris Removal Roto-tilling Clean-ups Aeration & De-Thatching 10% SENIOR DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE We carry a ] million dollar liability[ insurance policy with [ a LOCAL provider! J Co-OwnedPublisher Keri Taborski Sherri McConnell Co-Owner/Legal Advertising Display Advertising Manager Kevin Mallory Cobey Brown Asst. Vice Pres./Admin. Asst, Vice Pres./Operati0ns Delaine Fragnoli Tom Fomey Managing Editor Production Manager Linda Randall EIIse Monroe Photo Editor Bookkeeper Mary Newhouse Eva Small Classified, Circ. Manager Composing Manager Sandy Condon Human Resources Dir,, Office Manager Subscription Order Form I Feather River Bulletin I I P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 I Please enter my subscdption for __ years. I [ Enclosed find my check for $ I I [ In County $26 per year (l Out of State $44 per year I [l In California $37 per year. I Name I' I Ad*e" I I city' star'' zip I Subscriptions can be banoferred, but not refunded, L m m mz l I i ram= am= m mail m m J 283-5518 P.O. Box 1919 Quincy Artwork by Julie Scott FREE ESTIMATES* *Some restrictions apply tee, presented the final budget for 2010-11 to little or no fan- fare, which is very good news for the county and the city of Portola. The final budget differs from the proposed budget by not a single penny. Some residual business exists, how- ever, in payments to former Executive Director John Gul- lixson. Even these, though, are relatively small, amount- ing to $19,000 for health insur- ance coverage and retire- ment, The most notable difference was a positive one: the total budget fell from $246.240.63 in 2009-10 to $146,765 for 2010-11. Board member and county su- pervisor Terry Swofford said, "I'm happy to see it's consid- erably lower than in past years." Open public comment was completely silent, and the budget passed by a unani- mous vote. Benoit also reported revi- sions and amendments to the schedule of filing and process- ing fees/deposits for LAFCo services, which was put off from last month's meeting so that the Plumas County Spe- cial Districts Association could review it. Larry Fites, a epresentative from the asso- ciation, said John Benoit's re- vised schedule demonstrated "as equitable an approach as can be done at this time." 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B OW- WOW THE BARN i "Luau at the Bow-Wow" a benefit for High Sierra Animal Rescue 6:00 to10:00 PM The Barn @ Hwy 70 & 89 Dinner prepared by Feather River Culinary Services includes Dan's specialty prime rib, Kahlua pig, grilled chicken in a coconut curry sauce & more! No.Host Bar, Live Music, Raffles and Silent Auction with something for everyone! Tickets .available at: HSAR in Delleker The Graeagle Store in Graeagle Valu-Wise in Portola Epilog Books in Quincy For information call 832-4727 ic ets Event Sponsored By: Briar Patch, Coates Tire Center/Les Schwab, Graeagle Electric, $'q[0 Nilda & Michael Scott, Quincy Appliance, Richard Hart, and "Rowdy, Teddy, Maggie & Max" ec h " Thank you/