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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, July 16, 2014 7B The Rotary Club of Greenville is chosen as the 2014 Gold Digger Days grand marshal. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne Rotary Club chosen as grand marshal Contra-style dance lessons Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer For the second year in a row, a nonprofit organization has been chosen to represent the Indian Valley Chamber of i Commerce as the Gold Digger Days grand marshal. As those affiliated with the chosen organization, members Of the :o Rotary Club of Greenville will . ride through town during the : event parade July 19 at 10 a.m. "While some larger and :: urban Rotary clubs are well :, involved in national and , international projects, we have Y IACTIVITIES, from page 6B t ; available for pitchers under 18. Cost to enter is free. Nonmembers can also qualify by pitching 100 shoes. Women, seniors and juniors pitch from 30 feet. All others pitch from 40 feet. The 39th annual Gold Digger Days men's softball tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday in the Greenville Community Park. Games begin each morning at 7 a.m. Each year teams from all over the Northern United States join for the tournament. According to the event coordinators, many out-of-area tournament participants camp nearby and enjoy the area while getting out of the heat. Due to limited field availability, the men's, women's and co-ed teams are split up between three different weekends. The women's tournament will be held July 26 - 27 and the co-ed tournament is set for the weekend of Aug. 2. Gold Digger drawings This year's Gold Digger drawing winner will receive a huge gun safe packed with chosen to devote the majority of our efforts in giving to our own community," said president Pam Grimshaw. Throughout this last year, the club has been involved in a variety of fundraising efforts, youth activities and community services. Some of its youth-oriented services included sending one high school student to a five-day leadership camp; awarding $1,000 to one distinguished student citizen; supporting Sober Grad Night for this year's Indian Valley graduates; sponsoring the annual Speech and Music Contest for Greenville High School students; and participating in the Reading in Kindergarten program, and events sponsored by the Boosters Club, Parents Club, GHS music department, local chamber of commerce and Taylorsville Community Grange. Among its other community services, the club co-sponsod a prize buckle at the rodeo; hosted an event at the Cy Hall Memorial Museum; provided a community supper; awarded a vocational service award to a community member; produced and hosted its annual Family goodies and valued at almost $900. A 50/50 drawing is also being held, and at the time of this writing, proceeds were up to nearly $400. Even if no more tickets are sold, the winner could receive nearly $20o. Taylorsville Tavern and the chamber office. They will also be available at the chamber booth during the event. Tickets cost $1 each or six for $5. Both drawings will be held during the Saturday street Tickets can be purchased dance. Need not be present to at any of the following win. locations: Plumas Bank, The All donations and proceeds Way Station, Anna's Cafe, the collected during Gold Diggers I 000011:0 Parts 1(61 QU 414 Main St. Greenville, Ca. 530-284-6272 Gluten Free * OrcCInc * GMO AwIre Ag Local as Posglbl, e, * 5'h/n Ig I We, e.k 530.284.6959 301 Crescent Street (Highway 89) Greenville, California 95947 Fun Bike Ride and Picnic for the Indian Valley community; provided traffic control for the health department; hosted a drive-thru flu shot clinic; and made donations via its fmidraising efforts to the Reno, Nevada, Veterans Guest House and Rotary International's End Polio Now campaign. The club's main fimdraisers are its Valentine's Day cookie sale, and annual endurance horse ride. "We are a small and cohesive group of very motivated individuals with a focus on service to change lives and build goodwill," said Grimshaw. weekend, with the exclusion of street faire vendor commerce, go to supporting the chamber and sustaining the traditional event for years to come. offered during celebration Samantha P. Hawthorne Staff Writer A new event has been added to the Gold Digger Days celebrations, and it includes dance lessons. On July 18, the Gift of Music program is sponsoring its second Downtown Farms concert of the season: Gold Diggers Contra Dance. Old-time country dancing will be the feature of this event, includIng a live performance from Quincy band The Lost Sierra Ramblers. The Ramblers are well-known in the Feather River region for their t'me string band music and contra dance shows. The event starts at 6 p.m. and lasts until 9 p.m. Lessons in contra dance, which is similar to square dancing, will begIn at 6:30 p.m. All who are willing are invited to join; however, practical footwear is suggested. Admission is donation-based and will be used to help continue the Gift of Music program in Greenville. Because it is a famil event, only nonalcoholic beverages will be served. The concert is located at Downtown Farms, behind the sheriffs substation. The Gift of Music is a nonprofit program organized to bring music and music education to families in Greenville and Plumas County. Donneil's MusicLand in Greenville manages the program, with help from Mountain Circle Family Services. Volunteers are always needed to help with events. Interested community members should contact MusicLand. More information on the program and its events are available on the program's Facebook page. r Celebrate Summer fun! 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