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6A Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 Feather River Bulletin t James,Wilson Sports Editor The Feather River College board of trustees approved a budget for the school year that includes $14,361,067 in unrestricted funds and $4,126,170 in restricted funds at its Sept. 11 meeting. The board had previously adopted a tentative budget, but Chief Financial Officer Jim Scoubes presented recommendations for adjustments to the board for items that weren't in the preliminary budget. Items of interest included $145,630 for the purchase of the Meadow Apartments in Quincy. At the time of writing, the sale was in escrow. Also in Scoubes' recommendations was $189,560 for repairs and improvements to the apartments, to be used over the next three years. recognized for his friendliness. The college's president, Kevin Trutna, along with Director of Facilities Nick Boyd, presented Martin with a plaque of recognition. Boyd read a resolution, which detailed the many qualities that made Martin such a unique part of the college. Martin had worked under every superintendent/president the college ever had. "I'm honored to be honored," Martin told the board. "I came here as a young man, and now I'm leaving. It's been a great ride, and I greatly appreciate everything the community has done for me." New instructor Derek Lerch, the college's dean of students, introduced the new art instructor to the board. Rafael Lopez was hired during the summer as the interim faculty art instructor, and already has big plans for Longtime Feather River College employee Henry Martin, left, accepts a plaque from Director of Retiree recognition the school year. Facilities Nick Boyd, middle, and Superintendent/President Kevin Trutna at the college's board of Before getting into talks on Lopez is a native of Spain, trustees meeting Sept. 11. Martin was recognized for his many years working at the college. the budget, the Feather River and came to the U.S. to play Martin started his career back in 1977, when the college was part of the Peralta district. Photo by College board of trustees took tennis for a school in Florida. JamesWilson time to recognize the career of Later, Lopez transferred to recently retired Henry Saint Mary's where he Lerch told the board Lopez "Every time I call home, I the Plumas Arts Gallery in Martin. continued playing tennis and has tremendous energy tell my parents, 'You would Quincy. Martin began his career at received his bachelor's toward artand teaching, not believe how nice everyone FRC back in 1977 as a degree. Lopez's own art weaves art here is,'" said Lopez. "So far Other news custodian. At the thne, FRC Lopez decided he wanted to media with social issues, it's been a constant Reporting for the associated was part of the Peralta pursue higher education and making it accessible to a friendliness that I've never students, Chief Student Community College District. received his Master of Fine broader viewership, described seen before." Services Officer Karen In 1996, Martin became the Arts at University of Nevada Lerch. In addition to teaching art, Pierson informed the board college's head groundskeeper, in Reno. For the last few Lopez spoke to the board Lopez plans to showcase his that the Associated Student During his time at FRC, years, Lopez has taught at and expressed his amazement own work in Plumas County Body recently elected three Martin served on many UNR and Truckee Meadows at the kindness of everyone in galleries. Lopez has a show new officers. committees and was Community College. Quincy and at the college, scheduled to open Nov. 7 at Emily Wallace was elected director of activities, Brianne Turner was elected secretary and Paul Mayes was elected to serve the board as student trustee. All three ran unopposed. The student body is planning a blood drive on campus set for Sept. 25 and a Take Back the Night event set for Oct. 29. Trutna gave a follow-up report to the board on his visit with University of California President Janet Napolitano on Sept. 4 at Merced College. Napolitano met with Trutna and 11 other community college presidents, and discussed how to make the transfer transition smoother. Summing up his post-meeting thoughts, Trutna called the meeting a "very good start at opening conversations." Trutna expressed concern over the past culture and turf considerations to overcome between the two higher education systems. The leaders plan to keep the dialogue going. Trutna also reported the honorable mention FRC received from the California Community Colleges Board of Governors for its fish hatchery project. FRC was runner up for the annual Energy and Sustainability Award. The board of trustees will next gather for its'regular meeting Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. in the Learning Center conference room. Quincy: Meet at Gansner Park 9am. Cleanup along Spanish Creek. Thank you picnic at 12pro. Hosted by Plumas Corporation. A big thanks to local sponsors: Quincy Subway, Safeway, Quincy Natural Foods, U.S. Forest Service, and Plumas County. Greenville: Meet at Indian Valley' Recreation & Parks District Community Center (209 Crescent Street) at 8:45am for registration. At 9am go out to pre-arranged cleanup sites along Wolf Creek. An after-event BBQ for participants at the Greenville Ballpark Park at 12:30pm. Hosted by Sierra Institute and sponsored by Evergreen Market. Chester: Meet at Chester High School at 9am. Cleanup at 4 sites in the Lake Almanor Basin. Hosted/sponsored by Almanor Recreation & Parks District, Lake Almanor Watershed Group, Collins Pine Company, Westwood Parks & Recreation. Slerra Insffiute Episcopal church welcomes newcomers to Beginners' Church ' On Sunday, Sept. 21, Christ there are lots of people who should be doing, the step back and really looking at the King Episcopal Church in earnestly want to join a beginners' service will be a the rationale, the history of Quincy will host a Beginners' community of faith, but teaching or instructionalwhat it is we do every Sunday, Church service developed to worshiping with a church for liturgy, you reconnect your own faith acquaint newcomers with the the first time can be 'SAn instructional liturgy is back through the centuries of worship style and beliefs of the intimidating-- when to stand, our usual Sunday service; we believers who have passed on Episcopal church, when to sit, when to kneel; just take a few breaks their faith to a new The service, which is being whether you shotild say throughout to explain thegeneration." planned by the Rev. Matt 'Ahh-men' or 'Ai-men'; ithistory or the rationale of Christ the King is located at Warren, vicar of Christ the makes church a scary place what we are doing," explained 545 Lawrence St. in Quincy, King, has one specific goal. when it should be anything Warren. between the fire department "We want to reduce the but." While planning this and Patti's Thunder. anxiety of visiting church for - In order to help reduce any educational service, Warren The service begins at 10 the first time," said Warren. possible anxiety about what found himself learning a thing a.m., with child care provided. "I honestly believe that members of the congregation or two about the service. "Oh For more information, visit sure, week in and week out, the church's Facebook page at church starts to take on a bit of a rote feeling. By taking a Quincy. Mobday Night Football Thursday Night Football / : NFL ~'~"' ............. Not eligible for u -Spo"Id eck. 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