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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9B M. Kate West others who will offer fabric, Chester Editor sewing and quilt supplies. "New for this year, we will have first-time vendors Chester will sparkle with offering a man's table," said pure American ingenuity LindaWelliver. over the Aug. 7 - 8 weekend, She said the table would when members of the Chester feature work by local Piece Makers Guild present artisans Tom Crewse, Ned their biennial quilt show. Earl, Hal Martin, John Ortiz The show will be held andLouHolden. in the Chester High School She said guests could gymnasium, which is located expect the opportunity to at 612 First St., a road immedi- win a variety of specialty ately off Main Street and next baskets. to what used to be the old "We have in these baskets Timber House Restaurant. teas, wine, sewing supplies, Saturday's show will take fabrics and patterns. Over placefroml0a.m, to5p.m, and 100 letters were mailed Sunday's from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. to companies asking for Entitled "Once Upon a donations," she said. Quilt," the show will feature Dean and Gina Hayes will at least 200 new quilts, hand- make a barbecue luncheon made and machine quilted, available. It will also feature Dabble The cost to enter the show Gibson's antique quilts, doll is $5 for an adult. Children 12 quilts and furniture, and under are free. The show will also include The guild asks no strollers, a variety of vendors, includ- food or drinks be brought ing quilt storeowners and into the display area. Welliver said a committee composed of members of the Lakeside Quilters of Lake Almanor West coordinated this year's quilt show. "We are a relatively new group of full-t'ime residents who have been quilting -together since about January 2009, By becoming a bit official it just gives us another opportunity to get together," Welliver added. She said 12 were part of the planning and each one headed up a subcommittee, whether it was about vendors, drawing tickets or publicity. For more information, call the Mtn. Maid Quilt Shop at 258-3901. Jennifer Paine (left) and Linda Welliver are among the Chester Piece Maker Guild members who will participate in the Aug. 7 - 8 quilt show, "Once Upon a Quilt." Photo by M. Kate West Museum needs fair volunteers Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Lassen Park Foundation hosted the Reach the Peak kickoff event July 17, from 1"1 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lassen Peak parking area, to celebrate the Lassen Peak Trail Rehabilitation Project. "I want to thank everyone that made this event so successful. Over two hundred visitors had the opportu- nity to view informational booths pro- vided by the park and its partners -- Lassen Park Foundation, Lassen As- sociation. California Guest Services and California Conservation Corps," said Superintendent Darlene M. Koontz. "The Lassen Peak Trail was open to the summit for the kickoff and there was a steady stream of hikers on their way to the top." Koontz, Lassen Park Foundation chairman John Koeberer, Chief of Resources Management Louise Johnson and Acting Chief of Mainte- nance David Harry made presenta- tions about the Lassen Peak Trail Rehabilitation Project. Koontz acknowledged the California Conservation Corps for its assistance Twenty-five percent of the rock needed for the Reach the Peak project sits in the parking lot of the Lassen Peak trailhead, ready for use. Officials estimate the project will take five years. Photo courtesy Lassen Volcanic National Park with trail labor and the Lassen Associ- Koeberer discussed the partnership ation for its educational support. She with the park and the foundation's corn- then turned the microphone over to mitment to raise $500,000 for the project. the Lassen Park Foundation. Johnson and Harry introduced the five-year project plan to widen sac- The Plumas County tions of the trail; construct a new loop Museum needs more volun- around the crater to provide opportu- tears to .help with the nities to interpret geology and scenery; Peppard Cabin, the old and install a new evaporator toilet. Pioneer School and the The final step will be construction Spanish Peak Lumber Com- of a trail linking the Manzanita Creek puny railroad project during Trail to the peak parking area and the Plumas-Sierra County improvement of Manzanita Creek Fair. trailhead parking. There are still shifts avail- Several park employees created aable at all three locations. cake shapedlike Lassen Peak. Follow- To volunteer or for ing the presentation Koontz and more information, call Scott Koeberer, assisted by children, used Lawson at 283-6320. hand trowels to cut the cake. During special interpretive pro-CORRECTION grams throughout the day, park guide Nick Roll discussed what motivates All 4-H art, craft, photogra- visitors to undertake the 2,000-foot ale- phy, poster displays, feature vation climb up the historical trail and exhibits, record books and the significance of Lassen Peak and mechanical science exhibits the project, are due Tuesday, Aug. 10, at Trail accessibility information is the listed times and not available on the park website at Tuesday, Aug. 11. lavo/parkmgmt/currentlassen-peak-trail- All home arts entries, status.htm, except baked goods, are due For additional information, visit the Friday or Saturday, Aug. 6 - 7. park website at or call Baked foods are due Wednes- 595-4480. day, Aug. 11, before 10 am. " Walranty ex plres two ~ears fiom the date of lJrod~lf;1 ourchase. Excludes products used for rental use KM 55 R KOMBISYSTEM One Powerhead. Multiple Attachments. 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