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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, July 23, 2014 9A Rodeo queen Sierra McMaster, of Quincy, proudly represents the Indian Valley Riding and Roping Club as its 2014 rodeo queen. McMaster was crowned during the annual Silver Buckle Rodeo Parade on July 4. Photo by Wilt Farris Getting on a horse for the first time can be both frightening and exciting, but this Horses Unlimited Inc. student is all smiles as he climbs onto Justin, one of the program's therapeutic riding horses, during the nonprofit's summer anti-bullying program. Photo by Carolyn Shipp nnial" local memory lane Laura Beaton Scott Lawson. parents and other interested Staff Writer The schoolhouse was built parties will be encouraged to Ibeaton@plumasnews.com in 1914 and used for classes share their favorite until 1973, when Plumas memories during an open Put your party hats on and Unified School District closed mic session. get ready to celebrate the it down. The schoolhouse is Class pictures and 100th anniversary of the now owned by the Meadow historical photos are hung on Meadow Valley Schoolhouse. Valley Fire Protection the old schoolhouse's walls, The historic schoolhouse, District and managed by its which still feature the where generations of "school board" of volunteers, original blackboards. children learned reading, A representative from Sen.Guests may avail writing and 'rithmetic, will Ted Gaines' office will be on themselves of refreshments be the site of a reunion and hand to honor the historical including iced tea, lemonade celebration Sunday, Aug. 17, building and the importantand cookies, while wine and from 3 to 6 p.m. role it played in the beer tastings will be available Festivities will include a community. Local dignitaries for those 21 and over. history presentation on the may also make an For more information call famous landmark by Plumas appearance. Donna McElroy, 283-2896, or County Museum Director Former students, teachers,Peter Beck, 283-0966. Carolyn Shipp Therapy and Assisted positive outcomes for youth." Staff Writer Learning Program and Linda The kids will learn how to cshipp@plumasnews.com Whitt, the school groom and saddle the psychologist for the Plumasprogram's six horses. They There's something about Unified School District, all get to ride, both bareback the outside of a horse that is students are getting a chance and with a saddle, and they good for the inside of a man, to learn respect, boundaries get to discuss and learn the and the crew that operates and responsibility through importance of the effects of Horse Unlimited Inc a the two five-week programs,bullying and how to respect therapeutic riding program, Funded by grant money both themselves and other gets to see that effect from the Sierra Health creatures. firsthand. Foundation, the summer Horses Unlimited Inc. is a More than 30 Eastern programs teach emotional nonprofit organization that Plumas County students are constructs using the horse as relies on grants and spending a few hours a week a prime example of how to be sponsorships. Walker at the barn in Mohawk respectful, show boundariesattributed the program's learning the valuable life and have empathy, success to the volunteers and lessons horses can teach "These educational donors who believe in the through the program's experiences lead to a greater work the program does. Bully in the Barn and Power level of self-sufficiency as However, support is always Tools for Living summer youth learn new skills," appreciated. segments, stated Unlimited board To see how to help the In collaboration with The member Kim Walker. "All program or to get involved, Feather River Equine the activities lead to morevisit horsesunlimitedinc.org. AMERICAN VALLEY SPEEDWAY, QUINCYCA UPDATED Notice of a Tea Party Meeting: Thursday, July 31st 2014 7PM to 8:30PM at: The Graeagle Fire Hall WEEKEND EVENTS AT NAKOMA GOLF RI=SORT Our special guest speaker will be: Mark Meckler Topic: Returning the Citizens to their proper role as Sovereigns Mark Meckler is one of the nations most effective grassroots activists. After co-founding and serving as National Coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots, he founded an organization designed to revolutionize American government by returning it to its founding principles: Citizens for Self-Government. Founded in February 2012, this grassroots initiative is focused on expanding and assisting the non-partisan, self-government movement. Meckler is also co-founder of the Convention of States Project, which is organizing a national grassroots effort calling for an Article V amending convention. This project seeks to empower citizens to restrict the power, scope, and jurisdiction of the federal government, returning the citizens to their proper role as sovereigns. Please come if you believe in: Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, Debt Free Future For more information, contact: Dave and Sandy Hopkins: (530) 823-2310 Bill and Lynn Desjardin: (530) 832-0600 See our web page at: PlumasSierraTeaParty.org To send a legal: typesetting@plumasnews.com To send an advertisement: mail@plumasnews.com