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6B Tuesday, July 3, 2001 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, I~lletin, P The High Mountain riders Equestrian group from Quin- cy hosted a play day to bene- fit the Horses Unlimited Therapeutic Riding Program on Saturday, June 16. Horses Unlimited student Brendan Byrne won a blue ribbon for the Key Hole event, for 13-17 year olds. Becky McGinty is Brendan's horse handler. Other finishes were: Holly Sternberg, Tamara Moore, Debbie and Sara Anderson, Bethany Pipes, Amy, Ashlee, Faye and Billy S ms, Amanda and Daryl Kirk, Mona Sobies- ki, Destiny Taylor, C.J. Castillo, Casandra Henry, Tink Mercado, Cecily Clark, and Marylyn McDonald. Nine of these riders are Horses Un- limited students. Dandy, the Smokeless Dragon, was on hand to judge the T-shirt poster contest and present awards to the Tobac- Dandy, the Smokeless Dragon, was on hand to share his in the .Play Day held recently. I co Free participants. For further information about Hig Mountain Riders, you may "e ntact Diane Uchytil, 283-33ff8, or Melissa Hood, 283-1619. For Horses Unlimited information con- tact Lauren Sternberg, 836- 2795. Debbie and Dan Leonhardt loaned the use of their arena at the Sloat Mill, and Debbie cooked lunch for the group. Photo submitted message with participants Brendan Byrne shows off the blue ribbon he received for winning an event at J~ High Mountain Riders Equestrian Group in Quincy, last week. Pictured with hill~l~t Becky McGinty, his horse handier. _11 I The recent heightened wildland fire activity in the state prompted the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF) to re- mind residents that fire ser- vice is in an increased state of readiness, and the CDF needs the public's help as well. California firefighters are seeing burn conditions that normally do not occur until August. In response to these extra- campfire, and douse it com- pletely with water before leaving it. • Create a defensible space around all structures. (Clear dry grass, brush and debris a minimum of 30 feet, remove flammables from the roof, trim tree branches away from the roof.) • Report fires immediately by calling 911. Give clear di- rections to the dispatcher. • Watch out for arsonists. Report any suspicious behav- ordinary conditions, last ior and description of indi- Davis enhanced ..... the CDF's fire protection ca- pabilities. An extra firefighter has been added to 180 CDF en- gines in Northern California. Five additional conserva- tion camp crews have been activated and 10 previously closed lookouts have been staffed round the clock. "Fire safety must be every- one's concern," said CDF Di- rector Andrea Tuttle. "CDF is well prepared to respond to fires and is doing so right now. But, we need the pub- lic's help as well, by taking actions to prevent fires in the first place." The CDF cautions that the hot, dry, windy conditions can cause a spark to become a wildfire within seconds. Residents are advised to: Be careful with fire and with any piece of equipment that might throw a spark into dry grass. • Use mowers, weed eaters, and chainsaws only in the cool morning hours. • Comply with any burning restrictions that might be in effect. (Check with local fire authorities when in doubt.) • Clear 10 feet around any Gates open at 1 p.m. for the Fourth of July celebration at the Lassen County Fair- grounds. The event features free gate admission, live music, a clown act, and food conces- sions with Indian Tacos, Corn Dogs, Chorizo's and more. The public has an op- portpnity to meet the 2001 Miss Lassen County Contes- tants and enjoy live music from 1 p.m. by Better Daze, The Saloonatics and Solu- tions. At 3 p.m., The Beatles Are Back offer a tribute to the Fab Four. The Car Club's second an- nual car show will preceed auto races which start at 6 p.m. The free fireworks display begins at 9 p.m., sponsored by the County of Lassen and the city of SusanviUe. viduals and vehicles to law enforcement. CDF reminds all California residents that a statewide burning suspension is in place. No debris burning is allowed until further notice. Campfires may be set only in recognized campgrounds with appropriate permission. For further fire safety tips consult the CDF website at www.fire.ca.gov or contact CDF Forester Mary Huggins at the Quincy office at 283- 1792. I I Full Service Painting Contractor /nterior & Exterior Lic. #778167 P.O. Box 913 • Portola Become A Registered Nurse Admission, open to LVN's, EMT's, RT's, Psych Techs, Scrub techs, Former RN Students • Earn your Associate of Sdence in Nursing from Excelsior College • Pay for program as you progress through it. • Complete program through home study. 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