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'\ Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 3A NEWSMAKER Jenna Kuipers Jenna Kuipers graduat- ed magna cum laude from the Smittcamp Family Honors College at Califor- nia State University-Fres- no, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in nurs- ing. She is a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Soci- ety and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Kuipers is a 2006 gradu- ate of Quincy High School. She is the daughter of John and Elizabeth Kuipers of Meadow Valley. Si in il The Wild Wednesdays Pro- gram, a weekly after-school program at the Plumas County Library in Quincy for students in third- through-sixth grades, is gearing up for a second year of programming. This year's program will use questing, a place-based education tool that uses trea- sure hunts to celebrate com- munity, natural history, cul- tural sites, stories and spe- cial places. PeaceBuilders, a positive communication curriculum, is incorporated into the pro- gram to help students estab- lish healthy ways to relate to others. Women's Mountain Pas- sages and the Plumas Coun- ty Library, with funding from the Plumas Children's Council, will offer the free program Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m. Applications are available at Plumas Christian School, Plumas Charter" School and will be sent home with all Quincy Elementary School students in their Thursday folders. Enroll- ment is limited. For more information or to obtain an application, 'call Michelle Beaman at 283-0859. NEWSMAKER Miles Rubalcava-Cunan Looking for a great action adventure story this sum- mer? Check out ',Lost in the Wild," authored by local Quincy Elementary student Miles Rubalcava-Cunan. This story of a boy and his dog and their adventures in their forest backyard will capture your imagination and warm your heart. The action-packed romp through the woods certainly won over the judges of the Betty Awards, a national writing contest for students age 8 through 12. Winners THINK FIRST Invest in PLUMAS COUNTY SHOP No ON George A. Scheuchenzuber !11 Barber at Hugh's Barber Shop Downtown Quincy across from fhe courthouse Yes on aircuts! Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat 8am- 12pm; Walk-ins welcome III II mluuJ I IIIIIIIIIIIII I I I II I Time e,,.L Fall !L : Special .Change Oil & Filter wp to 5 qts) Rotate Tires (it . dea) *Brake Check (without w el p. l) *Cooling/Antifreeze System Check *50 pt. General Inspection & Lube *Exceptional Customer Service A $95.00 |,~LUE "most cars & rite trucks *plus tax & haz mat fee (Good though Sept 30, 2010) were announced in July, and Rubalcava-Cunan was awarded honorable mention in the contest, Rubalcava-Cunan submit- ted his entry to the national contest after placing first in his class in the Pioneer- Quincy PCO-sponsored writ- ing contest at Quincy Ele- mentary in April. This is the second year in a row a student from Quincy has placid in this contest. To read Miles' story, visit the Betty Awards website at "l am able to sleep on left side without being woken up due to pain." Denise Berry PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY J F'k: Kory Felker, MPT J~k,x.~/)~'~ 78 Central Ave., Quincy [~ 283-2202 INSPIRE, from page 2A ships, which she received during her freshman year at service projects, arts pro- CSUC. grams and professional de- DeBoever enjoys explor. velopment opportunities." ing a variety of two- and She recently attended the three-dimensional media. Northern California Arts This current show employs Project, is a board member oil paint, oil pastels and for Plumas County Arts and acrylic paint. Her five-year cheerleading coach for Quin- plan is to develop ceramics cyHigh School. programs in the high DeBoever's passion for art schools (last spring she was began at an early age. She excited to find two working has always intuitively kilns in a shed at Portola known that she wanted to High) and take welding have a career in the arts. courses at FRC to continue During her junior year in pursuing metal worR and 3- high school, she knew exact- D sculpture. ly what she wanted to do af- DeBoever loves her new ter job shadowing an ele- career, her students and the mentary school art teacher, community. She will always Her senior year was spent strive to keep the arts alive. taking advanced courses in In her spare time, she does art, preparing a portfolio private and commissioned and applying for scholar- work, including murals. All your favorite sunglass frames are 25% off All Summer 283-2020 Visit our website at: FRIDEN OPTOMETRY "~ ~G~ --Co----G'UAC~L%'U~S Jonathan Friden, O.D. Joshua Baer, O.D. 68 Central Ave. Quincy 283-2020 Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. Saturday, August 28, 2010 Pioneer Park, Quincy 9AM--1PM 8 AM Pre-registration for 9 AM 5K (or 3.1 miles) starts at Pioneer Park Wellness Fair Opens , -Free Admission 11 AM Pool Opens Free Admission Sponsored By: PDH Employee Wellness Program Sierra Soul Central Plumas Recreation & Parks District I PLUMAS WS-COMI