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8A Wednesday,' Aug. 13, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Tourism meeting set for Almanor providers M. Kate West Staff Writer chesternews@plumasnews.com Less than one month after Vera Sulpizio, of Civitas, traveled to Chester to offer a presentation about tourism business improvement districts, a second meeting date has been set by Coldwell Banker Kehr-O'Brien property manager Susan Bryner. The meeting will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 9 a.m. at the Best Western Rose Quartz Inn. "The purpose of this meeting is for Lake Almanor lodging providers to come together to discuss tourism improvement business districts and how such an entity could benefit tourism marketing in our area," said Bryner. "Myself, Filip Laboda and Ghulam Fareed attended the July 24 meeting to learn about the potential of forming such a district in our area. We were impressed by the information presented and the potential it represented for the future growth of tourism in our area," Bryner said. She said another purpose for the meeting was to provide a venue where TBID possibilities could be discussed more fully and lodging providers could offer their thoughts on forming one for the area. Bryner summarized what the initial group saw as potential outcomes of forming a TBID: --Funding for the development and implementation of a State of Jefferson Town Hall Meeting Sunday, Aug. 24, from 2-4 p.m. Graeagle Fire Hall, 7620 Highway 89, Graeagle r This State of Jefferson Town Hall will be a comfortable setting to learn and get answers to your questions like: Why are the residents of Plumas County not being adequately represented on statewide issues? Are you being over-taxed, over-regulated, and sensing an erosion of your personal freedoms? In this time of economic recovery, is this really the best time to create a new state? Is the State of Jefferson initiative even financially feasible? Why is this movement attracting so many young people? The State of Jefferson is a growing movement among many of your California neighbors in Plumas County who want to: REGAIN representation and freedoms, REDUCE the growing number of taxes and regulations and RESTORE a state-focused model of government where social services, education and natural resource use are handled close to home. Future meetings are scheduled Aug. 16 in Colfax, and Aug. 27 in Truckee. Learn more online at: www.placedeffersonsfate.net. Sponsored by Plumas County for the State of Jefferson r professional area-wide marketing plan. --Funding of individual event marketing. --Lodging business owners' control of use of funds. --An investment in the economic health of the Lake ............... Almanor Basin that has excellent potential to succeed. "In our.opinion, we could realize initial marketing money by the fall/winter of 2015 and we could begin to see a return on our investment as early as the summer of 2016," Bryner said. She also emphasized, "The time to decide to do this, or not, is now. We ask you to attend a discussion of the pros and cons of forming a tourism business improvement district." Lodging providers unable to attend are asked to send a representative capable of decision-making for their property. LIT&( P(OPLE Summer Clearance Sale Don Miss Ou on the activities, food and fun with your friends and neighbors! Send in your yellow Plumas-Sierra REC Annual Member Meeting Registration Card Included with your August Ruralite Today! 74,55 Highway 89 P.O. Box 335 Graeagle, Ca 96103 530.836-9.383 Don't Hiss Out on a Great Deal PSREC Your Touchstone Energy" Cooperative t. This year's meeting will be held on Saturday, September 13, at our Portola Office, 73233 State Route 70. Activities begin at 10 a.m. For more information call (800) 555-2207 or visit our website at www.psrec.coop Registration cards must be received byAugust29. Ifyou need a disability-related accommodation to participate in the Plumas-Sierra REC Annual Meeting of Members, please contact us at (530) 832-4261 as soon as possible so that we can make the proper arrangements. We look forward to seeing you there. .:.:.,, :: : , :::,: ,: : ............... Soroptimists gather at the Ranchito Motel. Front, from left: Adrienne Barrett, Tracy Wixted and Melodie Bennett. Back, from left: Sue Miller, Mama Markham, Julie White and Lorrie Bennett. Photo courtesy Soroptimist inter, national of Quincy Soropt qi00;l:s celebrate birthda) Quincy Soroptimist celebrated its 73rd "birthday" in mid-July. The annual get-together was held at the Ranchito Motel, which is owned and operated by member Tracy Wixted. Joining the festivities were Soroptimist region governor Jackie DeMartini, governor-elect Vicki Watson and District 5 president Noel Trim. The Quincy officers for 2014-15 are president Tracy Wixted, vice-president Adrienne Barrett, recording secretary Melodie Bennett, corresponding secretary Marna Markham, treasurer Julie White, assistant treasurer Lotrie Bennett and delegate Sue Miller. Soroptimist is a local service organization dedicated to improving the lives of women and children with an emphasis on girls. For more information contact Tracy Wixted at 283-2265, Lighting Carpets Blinds Wood Flooring Featuring 6 ',er Blinds www.graeaglelightingcompany.com Hours: Open Wed-Sun, 9:30AM - 4PM Mid Season Membership Special ...... 12Price Wednesday Aftemoons: 9-hole special alter s21i() Single, s375 Family Pays for itself in just T plays kcfudes Cart WE DELIVER! 530-836-1420    "  .. ]: LL::- ..... ]. .;:, www.PlumasPinesGolf.com GOLF RESORT 402 Poplar Valley Road Graeagle, Ca x )