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8A Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 Feather River Bulletin II l Roni Java Staff Writer There is only one contested race for the Feather River College Board of Trustees on the Nov. 6 ballot. Current Trustee Guy McNett will face a challenge from Margaret Elysia Garcia to represent Area 4 (Indian Valley). According to the Education Code, the FRC board is made up of five members. While trustees must reside in the area they represent (two for the Quincy area, one each for Chester, Indian Valley and Portola), they are elected at-large countywide by the voters of the entire district. Guy McNett Guy McNett, 71, the incumbent FRC trustee for Guy McNett Area 4, lives in Indian Falls with his wife Linda Batson. McNett has served as a FRC trustee for six years and he is currently vice president of the board. For the past 10 years, McNett has als0 served as chairman of the Indian Dear Students, Parents/Guardians and Friends of QJSHS, Thank you to all of the families who came out to Back to School Success Night. We had a wonderful turnout this year and appreciate all of your support. I will be holding my first Munch with Mongie on September 26th from 6:00-7:00pro in the library. If you are interested in participating in a discussion about issues facing our campus and would like to share your ideas please join me. Please RSVP to Ms. Mongie UPCOMING EVENTS 9/19 - Girls Soccer at Sage Ridge 9/20 - Boy's Soccer at Portola 9/20 - Volleyball at Home vs. Maxwell 9/21- Football at Biggs 9/22 - Flag Football at Quincy 9/26- School Site Council, 3:30pro, Library 9/26 - Munch with Mongie Oct. 15th- Dec. 7th Need to change plans? Need help sorting through Medicare details? Lori can Medicare Supplements Health Insurance Covered California Life Insurance Disability Insurance Annuities Lori Morrell Lomas, EA CA. Lic. #0B06912 283-2341 feather;: : financial m Tox and Insurance Services (530) 283-2341 * 20A Orescent St. Quincy, CA 95971 ~ ~ Certified "~'"'~ I Insurance .~*,v ;D / Agent Margaret Elysia Garcia Valley Health Care District and the Indian Valley Ambulance Authority. His connection to Plumas County is long standing. McNett retired 14 years ago with 30 years service to the ' Collins Pine Company in Chester. For a year and a I couple Gregg Scott Staff Writer half, he also worked for the local Sawmill Worker's Union. McNett earned his B.S. in industrial engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The McNett's daughter Keira Marie and their two grandchildren live in Washington, D.C. Margaret Elysia Garcia Margaret Elysia Garcia, 49, of Greenville is seeking to represent Indian Valley on the FRC board. Garcia is a professional writer, author and staff writer for Feather Publishing, including the Indian Valley Record. She is also an English instructor who has taught at the community college and university level for 17 years. In addition, Garcia teaches creative writing workshops specializing in memoir, poetry and short .fiction. She conducts guest lectures and readings around the West Coast. A former student of two California community colleges (Rio Hondo and Aptos), she graduated from California State University, thzllerton in 1993 with a B.A. in English literature and a minor in women's studies. Garcia also earned her M.A. from the University of San Francisco in 1998 in creative, professional and technical writing. Performance art is another of her passions. She appears in theatrical productions, is a producer, writer and director; and cofounded the local Pachuca Productions. Garcia's two children are Paloma Garcia-Couoh, 13, The Chester Baptist Church is providing another opportunity for Lake Almanor residents to enjoy an uplifting musical concert while at the same time providing a chance for the community in a continued effort to help more victims of the Carr Fire in Redding. Beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22, the church, located at 210 Myrtle St will host a free barbeque dinner (while supplies last), followed by a musical concert featuring the music of Covington & Covington. The Covingtons, David and Sharon, have been involved together in different musical genres since the Jesus Movement of the 1960s and '70s. Besides their music, they studied at Westminster Theological ffeminary and David Covington wr'otdrd i book titled, "A Redempti /e:: Theology of Art: Restoring Godly Aesthetics to Doctrine and Culture." As Quincy residents, the duo is quite well know in the region for their mixture of music styles including jazz/blues, folk, country, classical and a little old time rock and roll. Many of their songs are their own original David and Sharon Covington (Covington & Covington) will be providing a musical concert ~ benefit the Chester Baptist Church relief efforts for:vtctims-ofthe Can" Fire on Saturday, Sept. 22. There will be a free B-B-Q dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the concert at 7. Good food, great music. Does it get any better? Photo submitted compositions and their web site indicates they love to sing "for children, for fun, for romance and for worship." They committed to doing this concert because of their long-time friendship with Chester Baptist Pastor Dan Hannah and their desire to help some of the many victims of the Carr Fire. Any donations that attendees may offer at the and Diego Garcia-Couoh, 15. One of her children has already taken FRC courses through dual enrollment and the other has future plans to enroll at FRC. Additional candidate information The term of office of each FRC trustee is typically four years. Elections are held every two years in even-numbered years and terms are staggered so that, as nearly as practical, half of the trustees are up for election at one time. As a service to our readers, additional information about the FRC Board of Trustees Area 4 race and candidate positions will be published in an upcoming edition of Feather Publishing newspapers as the election draws near. concert will be used to help the local Baptist Relief Team that is coordinating a relief effort to Redding through the Shasta/Tehama Volunteer Groups Active in Disasters (VOAD) that is overseeing many response efforts. VOAD is a group of service organizations in the Redding area including the Salvation Army Redding Corps, Bethel Church, American Red Cross, Lions Club, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, Haven Humane Society and 2-1-1 Norcal. The group does not have "Boots on the Ground" but identifies, prioritizes and matches relief teams with target projects. Currently there are about 40 homes in Redding that are in need of volunteer assistance. Any individuals interested in joining the team can contact Dan Hannah at 258,2394. Anyone wishing to donate to the relief effort can send a check, made out to Chester Baptist Church, to the church at P O Box 559, Chester, CA 96020. Don't miss out on this chance to broaden your cultural horizons while once again demonstrating the generosity and caring nature of the Lake Almanor community. 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Prop. 3: water Bond Act: VOTE NO: A tough call; some things to like but the lion's share of this bond (total cost to the taxpayers $17 billion) will again fail to go to our priorities for water storage and infrastructure. We already have $83 billion in outstanding bond debt! The CFRW Voting Body decided enough is enough. We NO. The COP does not think it is money !