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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 5B Superior Court Judge Ira Kaufman welcomes the two newest CASA volunteers. Valerie Grammer, left, and Deborah Reeves Gladding will advocate for children in the foster care system. Photo courtesy Plumas CASA CASA welcomes two new volunteers Deborah Reeves Gladding that there are enough CASA CASA is committed to serv- opportunity to learn about and Valerie Grammerjoined volunteers to be assigned to ing all of Plumas County the CASA program and the Plumas CASA as the newest all Plumas County children and has been able to expand child welfare system and to graduates of the 2012 class, in foster care. The program volunteer support services~ decide if this volunteer op- The CASA program provides is presently serving 24 of to Portola, Greenville and portunity is right for them. trained volunteers to advo- the approximalely 65 chil- Chester. Volunteer training For more information cate for the best interests of dren removed from their consists of 30 hours in class, about this unique volun'teer children who are in the foster families due to child abuse with an additional afternoon opportunity contact Joelle care system because of abuse or neglect, court observation. The Breazier at 283-2227 or and/or neglect. Plumas Though the Plumas CASA training covers a broad jbreazier~i, pcirc.com. The CASA's vision is to continue office and the court are both range of topics and is de- next training will begin in to expand the program so located in Quincy, Plumassigned to give applicants an September er Trails Within, a yoga and wellness center, will be host- ing a one-day yoga and cre- ative writing workshop taught by Chris Schulz and Emily Williams Saturday, Aug. 11, in Graeagle. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m: Writing ,fr~om the Heart will first invite participants to practice gentle yoga to- gether, open them to learn new writing techniques and then allow them to go into a deeper place where they can access inner wisdom. The awareness and insights can lead to personal growth by providing an opportunity to develop and strengthen writ- ten expression. Students will be able to meet their personal wisdom guides, develop-their poetic voices and practice thera- peutic writing in a group setting. The workshop is suitable for anyone that is comfortable practicing gentle yoga and yog writing work, hop creative writing in a safe en- practice on Calilbrnia's Cen- vironment, tral Coast. She is now a part- Chris Moody Schulz is a de- time resident of Graeagle and scendent of British miners this is the second annual who came to this area in the Writing from the Heart Work- 1870s frotn Cornwall, Eng- shop she has been involved land. As a child she read and in. Chris recently Published a held the diary of pioneer An- book of poetry, entitled "The nie Parsons Welch, her great- Spiritual Teachings of Na- grandmother, who died as a ture," and is a certified writ- young woman from complica- ing instructor from the Cen- tions of childbirth. Schulz has ter for Journal Therapy. spent her career using words, Emily Williams, the owner of images, metaphors and other Trails Within, will be leading forms of therapeutic expres- the yoga portion of the work- sion in her psychotherapy shop. Everyone iswelcome. If you are ready to volunteer in Plumas or Sierra counties and don't know where to start looking, Call the Plumas/Sierra Crisis Line I at 1-877-332-2754 or 283-4333 for referrals j Crisis Line Resource 283-4333 Center AN 1-877-332-2754 or 283-5515 ~t, A program o{ Plumas Crisis.Intervention & Resource Center Space is limited, and partic- ipants must sign up in ad- vance. To register for this event, go to trailswithin.com or email info@trailswithin. com. The phone number is 836-1500. The studio is at 7481 Highway 89 No. Ill. Wednesday, Aug. 8: Senior Day 8:30 a.m. - noon 4-H/FFA events noon fair opens; free admission until 2 p.m. 1 p.m 3 p.m 5 p.m 7 p.m. magic by Bill at Wold Amusement Stage 2 p.m 6:15 p.m. Swan Brothers Cir- cus at Kidland! 3:30 p.m 7:30 p.m. Puppets & Play- ers Puppet Show at Kidland! 4 p.m. carnival opens; pygmy goat show at SPI Pavilion 4 p.m 6 p.m 8 p.m. Spike McGuire, juggler at Wold Stage 10 p.m. fair closes Thursday, Aug. 9: Kids' Day (12 and under free all day) 8 a.m. - noon 4-H/FFA events noon fair opens, carnival opens, free admission until 2 p.m.; se- nior lunch sponsored by Safe- way and the health department 12:15 p.m 2 p.m 4:30 p.m 8:30 p.m. Science Wizard at Wold Amusement Stage 1 p.m 4:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Puppets & Players Puppet Show at Kidland! 1:30 p.m 3 p.m 5 p.m. Magic by Bill at Wold Amusement Stage 2 p.m. meat goat show at SPI Pavilion 2:30 p.m 5:30 p.m. Swan Brothers Circus at Kidland! 5:30 p.m. Sourdough Slim at Wold Amusement Stage 6 - 10 p.m. live music by Melting Pot at Plumas Bank Stage 6 p.m. alpaca show at SPl Pavilion 6:45 p.m. Spike McGuire, juggler at Wold Stage 7 p.m. Bicycle Enduro at Grand- stands, free admission 3:30 p.m 6 p.m 8:15 p.m 10 p.m. Spike McGuire, juggler at Wold Stage 4 p.m. pygmy goat show at SPI Pavilion, dairy goat show to follow 8 p.m. - midnight live music by Rockers at Plumas Bank Stage 8 p.m. Ryan Stevenson concert at Grandstands midnight fair closes Saturday, Aug. 11 8 a.m. - noon 4-H/FFA events 10:30 a.m. fair parade in down town Quincy sponsored by Quincy Chamber of Commerce noon fair opens; carnival opens 12:15 p.m 2 p.m 4:30 p.m 6:30 p.m. Science Wizard at Wold Amusement Stage 1 p.m 4 p.m 6:15 p.m. Puppets & Players Puppet Show at Kidland! 1:30 p.m 3 p.m 5:15 p.m 7 p.m. Magic by Bill at Wold Amuse- ment Stage 2 p.m. small animal round robin at SPl Pavilion 2 p.m 5 p.m 8 p.m. Swan Brothers Circus at Kidland! 3:30 p.m 6 p.m 7:30 p.m 10 p.m. Spike McGuire, juggler at Wold Stage 4 p.m. QH5 Boosters Cow Plop Drop 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. wine tasting at Min- eral Building hosted by Ever- green Market to benefit Indian Valley Recreation 7:30 p.m. Bull Ride Smackdown at Horse Arena 8 p.m. - midnight live music by Rock Bottom Band at Plumas Bank Stage midnight fair closes 7:30 p.m. Sourdough Slim at Wold Sunday, Aug. 12 Amusement Stage 9 a.m. Junior Livestock Auction at 10 p.m. fair closes SPI Pavilion 9:30 a.m. non-denominational Friday, Aug. 10 church services 8 a.m. - noon 4-H/FFA events noon fair opens; carnival opens noon fair opens; carnival opens 1 p.m 3 p.m 5 p.m. Puppets & 12:15 p.m 2 p.m 4:30 p.m 7:30 Players Puppet Show at p.m. Science Wizard at Wold Kidland! Amusement Stage 1:30 p.m 2:45 p.m 5:15 p.m 7 p.m. 12:30 p.m 4 p.m 6:30 p.m 9 p.m. Magic by Bill at Wold Stage Area Puppets & Players Puppet Show 2 p.m 4 p.m 6 p.m. Swan Brothers at Kidland! Circus at Kidland! 1:30 p.m 3 p.m 5:30 p.m 7 p.m. 2:15 p.m 4:15 p.m 6:15 p.m.i 8 p.m. Magic by Bill at Wold Amuse- Spike McGuire, juggler at Wold ment Stage Stage 1:45 p.m 5:15 p.m 7:45 p.m. Swan 7 p.m. American Valley Speedway Brothers Circus at Kidland! race at Grandstands 3 p.m. Cattleman's BBQ at range pens 10 p.m. fair closes wildfires at home PETER M. TALIA Attorney at Law 257-5199 Mediated Civil Dispute Resolution Estate Planning and Probate Business Planning and Real Estate 15-40%off Summer Garden D6cor LOADS of items, TONS of savings! Sale starts August I st - 15th 2019 East Main St Quincy 283-2929 www.quincyhotspot.com Open: Tues-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm Sat 10am-4pm Closed Sun &Mon Susanville LASSEN-PLUMAS-SIERRA COMI~IUNITY ACTION AGENCY 1 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR FLNDING FOR TIlE YEAR 2013 The Lassen-l'lunms-Sierra Commumt~ ActRm Agent? (1 I'SCAA) is n{}~ accepting proposals for funding in Calendar Year 2013 LPSCAA was established to assist Iow-incolne individuals and thmilies in Lassen. Plumas, and Sierra Counties achieve self-sufl]cienc~. I he snategy l u the year 2013 strongly emphasizes famil'r and youth de elopment, Imt~ ilion, heahh, education, housing and home energy assistance programs with the goal of achieving economic self-sufficiency Applications are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, September 7~ 2012. The application can be obtained at the LPSCAA office, 183 W. Main Street, Quincy, during normal business hours, Requests are also accepted by phone (530-283-2466), mail (P. O. Box 319, Quincy, CA 9"=,971 ), or email imcorderman, plumascdc org). For more inlo~matRm contact: Lassen-Plumas-Sierra Community Action Agency P.O. Box 319 Quincy, CA 9571 (530) 283-2466 Ready, Set, Go! Preparing for Considering recent wildfires in the area, are you "Ready" if the next one is closer to your home? Take some time this weekend to determine your status should you have to suddenly leave your home if necessary using the "Ready, Set, Go!" concept. Are you Firewise enough? What did you overlook? Where will that ember sneak past your defenses? Have you cut enough brush? Are the trees pruned high enough'? You want to have all this done BEFORE the wildfire happens. Think about hydrating the landscaping all around your house, and Don't wait until it's too late -- Take time to prepare your wildfire evacuation plan now hunting down that last spot where pine needles or leaves may have collected from our last high winds. How about the "Set" part of "Ready, Set, Go!" Do you have your personal evacuation checklist available? (A great place to keep it is taped to your refrigerator or next to your phone). Where are all the important papers and documents? Some .may still be in the same place as a few years ago, but, time passes and other newer documents are spread throughout the house. Where are the vehicle titles? Are your marriage license and birth certificates still in the same place? How aboiat the Insurance papers? The list goes on and on. Which medications do you need? Think about backing up the computer to a portable hard drive that will fit in your back pocket. Imagine trying to recreate years of documents from memory. We recomntend going through your entire house with a video camera and capturing everything in the house. Take a set of the videos, on CDs, to a safe location away from home. If you have to "Go" and evacuate, have an Emergency Supply Kit packed and eas- ily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate. Backpacks work great for storing these items (except food and water) and are quick to grab. Storing food and water in a tub or chest on wheels will make it easier to transport. Keep it light enough to be able to lift it into your car. Meet with your family to decide what to do and where to go if wildfires threaten your area. Where is your meeting place and does everyone in your house know it? Using these simple tips will help you be prepared should you be faced with a wildfire evacuation. For ideas for your emergency supply kit and other tips to prepare your home in case of evacuation go to www.ready.gov. For more information on protecting your home from wildfire cot]tact the Plumas Firesafe Council or your local fire department. On the web: www.plumasfiresafe.org or www:firewise.org This message brought to you by the Plumas County Fire Chief's Association