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25, 2001 Feather River Bulletin Fe~lnesday, July M. Hummel watercolor Bourdet, with blished by Wild ill be visiting the Chester the first Will be the guest for a watercolor held at the North- up in Montana, introduced to an arly age. Her many weekends hiking. :ambition at the age to become a botani- Remaining on 'track through col- majored in her two and biolo- a heavy emphasis ,. She graduated State Univer- to find a her two in- le Working as an or for the Portland gazine, she found group called the Guild. When she learned on Could make a a wildlife As a newcomer" to the guild, Bourdet was taught the practical aspects of the trade. She learned all the tech- niques for submitting slides to galleries, how to frame work appropriately, and what steps to take to become a professional artist. It took a while before Bour- det could make a living at be- ing a wildlife artist. She taught three or four painting workshops at art supply houses and at the local com- munity college. She kept three or four teaching posi- tions at a time until her paintings were discovered in a small Portland gallery by Wild Wings. She signed with the fine art publisher in 1989. In addition to over 40 limit- ed editions, and work fea- tured in a yearly songbirds calendar published by Book- mark, Bourdet also has a book published by Northlight Books titled, "The Allure of Nature, Painting Birds and Flowers Step-by-Step." In the introduction, Bour- det relates the experience of learning to paint to a jour- ney. "In order to get there hap- pily, you have to enjoy the trip, realizing that you are Photos submitted Since Susan Bourdet prefers not to work on her paint- ings in the wild, she spends a great deal of Ume hiking and exploring with her camera always ready, searching for inspiration for her art. not going to arrive their is on several acres of wild overnight." woodland which provide set- Now, Bourdet lives in Ore- tings and subjects for her gon with her husband and paintings. two children. Her residence II State Assemblyman Sam Aanestadsaid. Aanestad today announced Home owners can qualify if details for a 2000-2001 home they are at least 62 years old owner and tax assistance pro- and earn an income of $35,251 gram. or less. Those eligible will be The Home owner and able claim up to 96 percent of Renter Assistance Program their year 2000 property tax- allows a once-a-year payment es. Applicants can receive from the State of California to back as much as $326.40. Se- qualified seniors based on the nior renters are eligible to re- property taxes they paid on ceive up to $240 from the their homes, or paid indirect- State. ly when they paid their rent. "I hope that seniors "Senior citizens are all too throughoutthe Third Assem- often overlooked when big bly District will take advan- government seeks to get big- rage of this program," con- ger by levying taxes. This tax cluded the assemblyman. refund program is a good op- For information on the pro- portunity for senior home- gram, please call the office of owners and renters to reduce Assemblyman Sam Aanestad their high-cost burden," at(530)895-4217. In the market for computerSuperintendent Dennis equipment or a film projec- Williams explained that these tor? Then a visit to Plumas are items that are no longer Unified School District's an- needed in the school district. nual auction may be in order. "One man's junk is another The auction, set for the sec- man's treasure," he said. ond week in August, will fea- The school board, during ture 253 items, including pe- its July meeting, voted unani- ripheral equipment for both mously voted to offer the IBM and Apple computers, items for auction. A complete record players, projects, cas- list of the items may be ob- sette decks, televisions and mined from the district office. some office furniture. : k " Library, 10 am.-3 p.m. )Pen to the public, of Latter Day Y Lane, Quincy. =thodist Church, Jrsclay at noon. Group, Women , COmfortable, confi- to share their stories and support each other through change. Every Thursday, 1 p.m., 591 Main St. (behind Feather River Bulletin). For more info call 283-5515. Lions Club, meet at Moon's, Quincy, noon. For more info, call 283-5127. N-Anon Family Group, 5:30 p.m., United Methodist Church Fellowship hall, Quincy. For families and friends of alcoholics. Pistol Shoot, sponsored by Quincy Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill site, 6 p.m. Troop 130, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 283- 3218. Quincy Explorers, 7 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call 283-3218. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, Quincy. Plumss County Republican Women, regular meeting will be held every fourth Thursday. For more information write to: P.O. Box 161, Quincy, 95971 or call Bobby Monroe at 283-1053. Compassionate Friends, bereaved parents support group. For anyone who has lost a child, including sib- lings and grandparents. 7 p.m., 3646 Park Hill Dr., Lake Almanor. For info, Alcoholics Anonymous, 8p.m ference room (use side entrance). Methodist Church, Jackston St., For information, 283-3526. Second upstairs in back, Quincy. and fourth Mondays. Bible Study Fellowship, 10 a.m Mountain View Manor community Tuesday, July 31 room. 283-1558. Soroptimist International of Infant Massage class. For parents & Quincy, Methodist Church, noon. pre-crawling babies, expectant par- AWANA program for kids, 3 yrs to ents and caregivers. 9:30-10:30 6th grade Every Tuesday 6 p.m. to a.m., Saturdays at Therapeutic 7:45 p.m. at Meadow Valley Church. Solutions, 230 Main St., Quincy 283-4237 for info. (Dunn's Coffee Shop building). No Alcoholics Anonymous, Book charge. Call Jaye Bruce, 284-7638. Study, 7 p.m., upstairs at the United Pancake Breakfast, Masonic Methodist Church, Jackson Street, Temple, 70 Harbison Ave., Quincy. Quincy. The breakfast will be held from 7- Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Tckets will be availabte at Courthouse, Quincy. 10 a.m. First the door. $4 for adults, $2.50 for chil- four Tuesdays of month. dren under 12. PRS-WIC, Supplemental toods and Plumu Diltrict Hospital Board of Directors, 4 p.m., every fourth Tuesday. Alcohol and Drug Advi=ory Board, Fourth Tuesday of each month at Plumas County Sheriff's Offce con- ference room, Quincy, noon to .2. Bring your own lunch. For. informa- tion call 283-3032. (Check Courthouse bulletin board for changes.) Wednesday, August 1 Genealogy Ubrary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, open to the public, Church of Jesus Christ o| Latter Day Saints, 55 Be,amy Lane, Quincy. ather