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8A Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Feather River Bulletin t When Josh Taylor, the new answered, "I'm very excited manager of the Feather River about the future of Feather Fitness Center, was asked River Fitness and please what one thing he most excuse our dust!" That was wants the public to know in reference to the ongoing about the changes taking renovations taking place place at the center he since Feather River College has taken over management "These guys have done an There have also been of the facility, amazing job in the short upgrades to the fitness equip- The center was closed from amount of time they've had, ment. July 1 - 12, for cleaning, especially considering how"I want people to know painting and repairs, much needs to be done. that we will listen to their The fitness has reopened, "I'm told they've already concerns and suggestions. but repairs are ongoing. The gone through 30 gallons ofCustomer service is very pool reopened yesterday, paint and expect to use at least important to me and I will be Tuesday, July 20. that much more before theystressing it with all my staff. However, workers are still are done. What they've done We intend to be very respon- busy with many projects, so far looks great, I encourage sive to community needs for Taylor estimated active re- anyone who is interested to health and wellness activities furbishing will last another stop by anytime we are open and we want to hear what three or- four week s and and take a free tour of the fa- you have to say.~' hopes members will under- cility. Either myself, or Assis- The fitness center will get a stand the need for the work tant Manager Christie Braw- new name and details will be and be patient, ley, will be glad to show you announced soon. According to Taylor, around anytime." The racquetball courts are being refurbished and are sub- ject to closure. In spite of the ongoing work, most of the rest of the facility is open for use. Current hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. There is a new few structure, with individual memberships available for as little as $25 a month, with a one-year commitment. For a complete list of membership rates visit the new fitness center website at frc.edc/fitnesscenter or call 283-9401. 1 il 1 Feather River Fitness Center has reopened but work is ongoing; the racquetball courts are undergoing refurbishment now. Photo submitted our 27th year in business! During the past 26 years, we are proud to have built more than 70 homes and 100 garages in Plumas County, not to mention the hundreds of remodels, additions and insurance repairs we've done as well. With the change in the economy (specifically, fewer new housing starts), my business partner (and son) Donavon and I knew we had to change our business model. We're not going anywhere, and we still build new homes, garages and commercial buildings. So, in the past year we found there was a real need to assist homeowners in making their existing homes more efficient, attractive and valuable. We've fielped lots and lots of people with all kinds of projects that might have only taken 15 minutes to several days or weeks to complete. And, if we couldn't do their job, we'd make sure to connect them with some- one who could. It's that kind of service and satisfaction that will help take us through our next 25 years!!! Need help REPLACING or REPAIRING: DOORS TRIM WINDOWS PLUMBING ROOFING ELECTRICAL If it's something we can't fix, we'll find somebody who can. CONSTRUCTION SINCE 1984 General Building Contractor Calif. Lic. #453927 (530) 283-2035 FREE ADVICE FREE ESTIHATES and WE WELCOHE OWNER PARTICIPATION ! ers en r, ep neu Feather River College will and lenders, neurship might fit into their. offer new entrepreneurship The four courses are own lives. Students will courses this fall semester, sequential 9-week terms todevelop personal vision state- The courses will guide cater to the schedules ofbusi- ments and how they apply to students in the business plan- ness owners and comtnunityboth their personal lives and nlng cycle. The series is members. The Kauffman business ownership. geared towards hands-on Foundation of Entrepreneur- Students will conduct feasi- learning and direct applica- ship's FastTrac New Venture bility analysis for their busi- tion of business concepts College Edition curriculumness concepts. By the end of to each student's custom will guide students through the term, students will write business plan. the entrepreneurial planning business concept statements In response to community process. A variety of guest to apply to their own business forums and statewide trends speakers will contribute to plan, in subsequent courses. that show entrepreneurship thecourse. New and experienced busi- as a key for economic devel- Students' needs and inter-ness owners alike will benefit opment, FRC developed four ests will always be at the core from the personal introspec- courses to address the needs of the courses and studenttion and opportunity analysis of the business community participation will be central ofproducts and services. and budding entrepreneurs, to the learning process. Business concepts will be At the end of the courses, The course will explore the put the test in Entrepreneur- students will have a traits and characteristicsial Marketing (BUS 122, CRN comprehensive business plan of well-known and not-so- 7667), offered Tuesdays, 5:30 for thelr business concepts well-known entrepreneurs. -8:20 p.m., Oct. 26 through and will have received train- Students will focus on their Dec, 14. In this second course, ing in presenting plans own traits, values and goals students apply an intensive to prospective investors to determine how entrepre-market analysis to their mlnimal!y invas ga iii business concepts. Students will learn how to research demographic data to determine if a market exists for the product or service and develop detailed marketing plans for their businesses to include in their business plans. In spring 2011, the final two courses, Financial Manage- ment for Entrepreneurs and Preparing Effective Business Plans, will be offered. Financial Management for Entrepreneurs will calculate start-up costs, necessary capital, basic accounting concepts and how to find funding. Preparing Effective Busi- ness Plans is the culmination of all four classes. Students will learn to format and present their' business plans, developed from the market- ing and finance plans. Introduction to Entrepre- neurship (BUS 121, CRN 7666) will be offered Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:20 p.m., Aug. 24 through Oct. 19. To register for the fall courses, please call 283-0202, ext. 600. Seating is limited and classes are filling quickly for the fall semester. For more information about these courses, email Amy Schulz at aschulz@frc.edu. Manual & Aquatic Therapy Orthopedic & Sports Injuries Post-surgical Rehabilitation Sciatica Program IPLUMAN PHYSICAL THERAPY Kory Felker, MPT 78 Central Ave., Quincy 283-2202 to From everyday collection environmental protection, Think 0 een. Think Waste Management. Feather River Disposal, Inc. 283-2065 Serving Quincy, Greenville, Chester/Lake Almanor @2008 Waste tqanagement, Inc. WASTE MANAGEMENT Think Green: I II ii iJ ;!