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Feather River Bulletin,Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 3A Laura Beaton more than 30 years of experi- Friday evening during the go" are two slogans employed District (QCSD) customers to revise and rewrite the by Staff Writer ence in wastewater and water Plumas Sierra County Fair by EQSD to promote aware-can. Not yet, is the answer, laws. Ibeaton@plumasnews.corn management operations. Aug. 8-12. ness of this valuable resource, although online bill paying A top priority for the AVC- Married and with two chil-He is a new member of Information and promotion- will be investigated for SA is to review the method David Edwards of Grass dren, both U.C.-Berkeley Quinc3 Natural Foods Coop- al materials willbeon display EQSD's future, and procedures for establish- Valley accepted the position graduates, Edwards plans to erative, enjoys hiking, and and available to the public at The American Valley Corn- ing the price EQSD pays to of East Quincy Services Dis- establish a base in East Quin- plays the trombone. EQSD's fair booth from noon munity Services (AVCS) Dis- QCSD for treatment of sewage trict (EQSD) general manager cy while maintaining his Water conservation is of to 8 p.m. daily, trict has been dissolved, not effluent. at a special meeting July 31 home in Grass Valley, where primary concern to EQSD, Now that EQSD's web site the AVCS Authority, as re-EQSD regular board meet- and will begin work Aug. 15. his wife works in physicaland will be a major focus of is up and running, customers ported last week. A committee ings are held on the second The five-member board of therapy, its fair booth, are asking when they can within the AVCSA, comprised Tuesday of the month at its of- directors approved Edwards' Edwards volunteered to "Know the flow to make it pay their bills online, as of two board members from fice at 179 Rogers Ave. in East contract unanimously. He has help staff the EQSD booth grow" and "How low can youQuincy Community Serviceseach district, will meet soon Quincy. Caroll Mortensen, directorrepresenting paint manufac- Stewardship Program will will be the same in Califor- of the California Department turers, submitted the pro-launch in October this year. nia," said Marjaneh Zarreh- of Resources Recycling andgram plan on their behalf.PaintCare's programs are parvar, executive director for Recovery (CalRecycle), ap-The new law requires paintfunded by a minimal "recovery PaintCare. "Residents, paint- proved the PaintCare Califor- manufacturers to create and fee" added to the purchaseing contractors and other nia Architectural Paint Stew- fund a convenient, cost-effec- price of paint, which will be the businesses will be able to use ardship Program Plan July 19 rive and environmentally re- same in California as in Ore- the program for recycling on behalf of the state of Call- sponsible program to manage gon. The funds are used to set most of their leftover, unused fornia. The legislation for the post-consumer paint (unused up convenient architectural paint with no additional costs plan was signed into law by or leftover paint). The plan is paint drop-offsites, recycling of when they drop it off." then-Gov. Arnold modeled after PaintCare's returned, leftover paint and for PaintCare's ambitious plan Schwarzenegger in Septem-successful pilot program in public education/outreach is to establish hundreds of bet 2010. The paint industry, Oregon that launched two about the program, permanent drop-off sites through the American Coat- years ago and was the first of "Oregonians generally feltthroughout California within ings Association, designed its kind in the United States. the fee was reasonable and we two years. Oregon's program the program; PaintCare Inc PaintCare's California Paint are glad that the fee structure has 100 drop-off sRes and col- lects about half a million gal- association established by lons of architectural paint the American Coatings As- each year. sociation to manage paint Due to the success of the stewardship programs on program, other states have behalf of the paint manufac- passed similar paint steward- turers in sta.tes that pass ship legislation -- PaintCare paint stewardship legisla- will launch programs in Con- tion. To learn more about necticut in 2013 and Rhode Is- the importance of reusing land in 2014. and recycling leftover paint, or to find a nearby About PaintCare Inc. collection center, visit PaintCare is a nonprofit paintcare.org. During Child Support as we work hard to provide vital role parents play in pro- Child support services are Awareness Month, the Cali- even more children with the riding a positive environ- available to the public fornia Department of Child support theyneed." ment for their children. The through a network of 51 Support Services (DCSS) re- California's child support theme this year is, "Child county and regional child minds parents to meet their collections increased by $37 support provides security, in- support agencies, and the responsibility to provide fi- million in the state fiscal year stills confidence, maintains Child Support Program nancial and medical support ending in June 2011, with the trust and helps to make child- serves 1.4 million children for their children. DCSS' ef- total distributed collections at hood dreams come true." and their families. County forts to collect child support $2.3 billion. Of that, $1.8 billion During the month of Au- and state child support pro- payments continued to grow was distributed directly to gust, parents who are past due fessionals work together so last year to the benefit of fam- families, and $500 million was on their child support pay- that children in the system flies across California. distributed to the state and fed- ments are encouraged to drop can rely on their parents for "We've seen an increase in eral government for recoup- by their local child support the financial and medical our ability to collect and par- ment of public assistance and agency to make a payment, support they need to be ents' ability to pay their child foster care expenses. Figures modify their child support or- healthy and successful. support," said Kathleen for the state fiscal year ending der, obtain a repayment plan Learn more online at child Hrepich, interim director of in 2012 will soon be available, and/or find out whether they sup.ca.gov/Home/ChildSupport DCSS. "We are pleased to beThe focus of Child Supportqualify for a compromise on AwarenessMonth.aspx. moving in the right direction, Awareness Month 2012 is the the overdue balance. i nio Lau'ra' Beaton The purpose of the origi- reunion Aug. 5- 12. There will i ii Staff Writer nal Facebook group is'to re- be many formal and informal e X i Ibeaton@plurnasnews.comconnect with old pals and events scheduled, including continue the bond with walking in the parade, a gath- Quincy Peeps is a group of Quincy. Quincy Peeps has ering at Dame Shirley Plaza folks who grew up in Quincy succeeded in that, crossing Aug. 10 after the parade, ping-,FRIDEN OPTOMETRY and either moved away or many generations. Anotherpong and acoustic and electric FAMILY EYE CARE CONTACT LENSES still live here and love it. If goal is to support local busi- jam sessions. Jonathan Friden, O.D. you are a recent transplant to nesses and Plumas County's For more information or to Quincy and you love it you economy, join the Peeps, go to quincy 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2020 can be a Quincy Peep too. The Peeps are holding a peeps.org. Blood drive to be held in Greenville Alicia Knadler Reno, Fallon and Carson Commerce at 284-6633, or visit Indian Valley EditorCity. bloodhero.com and enter aknadler@plumasnews.com The drive will be at the Greenville as the sponsor Greenville Town Hall fromcode. Blood donors in Greenville noon to 5 p.m. The blood drive is run by Monday, Aug. 13, have a Those interested are urged United Blood Services and chance to win a new 2012Toy- to make an appointment bysponsored by the Indian ota Corolla from Northerncalling Lillian Basham at the Valley Chamber of Corn- Nevada Toyota dealers iriIndian Valley Chamber of merce. Did you miss the Common Good on August 7 interviewing local artist Sally Yost? Tune in on August 9 at 7pm to catch the rebroadcast! Greg Kinne will be interviewed on August 21 at 10am, so tune in! Hear Today, Here Tomorrow will interview Tom Neill, KQNY board member, about local non-profit organizations on August 21. Listen at 7 pm! Visit us on the web at www.kqny.org %: .- AtUSlC ~- Satscan Electronics PO Box 209, Quincy, CA 95971 (530) 283-3800 Brings It Down To Earth AUTHORIZED RETAILER We Love You! Love Your Family Come out and join us at the Bull Riding event at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair Saturday night. We have a home town rider, Brandon Grant and some of his rodeo team making the trip from Southern California for the event. Their riding team, "American Made" consists of Navy Sailors and Marines and they ride for our troops everywhere. So come out, bring your American Flag and lets show our support for Brandon and the team!