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2A Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 Feather River Bulletin ds fisk forfree Saturday The Plumas National Forest Fisheries Department hosts a free fishing derby for children and teens, 15 and younger, at Round Valley Reservoir near Greenville from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 25. Join the event for a morning of fishing, contests, fish printing, aquatic insects, prizes, food and fun. Prizes will be awarded to contest winners at 11 a.m. Take Highway 89 north from Quincy, towards Greenville. Turn left on Hideaway/Round Valley Road in Greenville; it is approximately 3 miles to the reservoir. If driving south on Highway 89 from Chester, turn right on Main Street in Greenville to the reservoir. For more infor- mation about the derby, contact Jennifer Kaufmann, coordinator, at 283-7827, or George Garcia, Wildlife, Fisheries, and Rare Plants program manager, at 283-7828, or visit fs.usda.gov/plumas.Photo by Alicia Knadler " tration open for dramaworks II Kicking off its 12th year of bringing financial education to college campuses, Master- Card Worldwide announced Sept. 14, that its "Are You Credit Wise?" financial liter- acy program will operate on the Feather River College campus this fall semester. Travis Bagley, a second- year student at Feather River College, is one of 10 students nationwide selected to bring Are You Credit Wise?, a na- tional campus-based finan- cial literacy program, to cam- pus. The Are you Credit Wise? program was developed with the support of national stu- dent leaders to educate stu- dents on money management skills at a critical point in their financial lives. Since college students are typically more receptive and inclined to act upon information if it comes from a peer, Are You Credit Wise? has proven ef- fective because it uses a peer- to-peer teaching model. "MasterCard is confident that Travis' talent, energy and passion for financial lit- eracy will be an asset to his peers at FRC by strengthen- ing their budgeting and cred- it management know-how," said Thomas Gannon, vice president of public policy at MasterCard Worldwide. "MasterCard has a long commitment to increasing fi- nancial literacy rates among college students and is proud of the progress Are You Cred- it Wise? has made to bring personal finance skills to young people." Bagley, who will lead the semester-long campaign at Feather River College, will teach his fellow Golden Eagle students how to responsibly manage their finances and or Are you better at money management than a college student? Weigh your total income vs. expenses each semester so you know what you can af- ford, and can identify places to cut back if needed. Try to avoid putting educa- tion expenses on your credit card. Your interest rate will likely be higher than a stu- dent loan. If you can't afford it, don't purchase it with a credit card. Pay more than the minimum balance on your credit card, or pay it off completely each month. Your credit score isn't on your credit report and typi- cally costs a fee to obtain. In- stead, check your credit re- port annually via the govern- ment-approved website an- nualcreditreport.com and correct any inaccuracies. build good credit history. Throughout the fall semes- ter, Bagley will lead a variety of activities including con- ducting interactive presenta- tions and workshops, distrib- uting educational materials and working with campus or- ganizations and administra- tors to promote financial lit- eracy among Feather River College students. "This is especially impor- tant in California because as the economy fell, tuition soared. College students were put in a tight spot financially, which led many to spend and borrow irresponsibly," said Bagley. "We can't afford to bargain with our future." All information distributed by the 10 interns is strictly educational and devoid of any marketing material. ! 4 Students in dramaworks play a get-to-know-you game at their first meeting Thursday, Sept. 16. The drama program is still accept- ing applications for the fall semester. Grades K-2 meet Wednesdays and grades 3-8 meet Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. at the Vets Hall on Lawrence Street. The program runs through the first week of December, with a culminating show scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 11. Tuition is $150; scholarships are available. For more information, stop by the Vets Hall, visit dramaworks.us or call 283-1956. Photo by Delaine Fragnoli Plumas County Hours: Tues., Wed. & Thurs. 8am - 4pm Fast turnaround Pay when you pick-up 9 CLASSIFIED DEADLINE a.m. Mondays Visit our Web site: www.plumasnews.com Butcher/Siaughte ma iiiiiiiiiii!i!ill .......................... iiii:iii i, +53Q-249-5757 www.geO~smObiteb~tChering.vpweb.com 813 Chandler Rd., Quincy The Feather River College Taylor published the book Writing Club will hold itsthis summer and will speak first event of the semester, about the process of doing Its own Trish Taylor will that, and she will read from read from her new book her inspirationalbook. "Take It, It's Yours" Thurs- The event is free to all stu- day, Sept. 23, in the Science dents, staff, faculty and com- 104 room at 2 p.m. munity members. Loyalton Day Sya & wellness1 213 Main Street Loyalton, CA | (530) 993J,4577 / www.loyaltonspa.com pamoered@loyaltonspa.com/ NEW CLIENT SPECIALS 1 hr Massage $25 ( rag $40 ) * Ion Foot Detox $10.00 (rag $14.50) Hand or Foot Soak & Massage - $12 (rag $15) (with our wonderful scented lotions and oils) SPA PACKAGES MASSAGE: #1: Four- 1 hour Massages $100 #2: Four- 90 rain Massages S1SO TANNING: #1:16Tansfor$15 #2: Unlimited $25 month FITNESS ROOM / CLASSES RENT THE SPA (birthdays, bridal & baby shower, girls night out) VISA/Master Card/ATM Gift Certificates PLUMAS RURAL SERVICES Child Care Resource & Referral Congratulates CHRISTINA DODSON License #32 5405898 Christina is now a licensed Family Child Care Provider! She provides child care in Quincy for children ages 0 to 12 Monday - Thursday, 23 hours/day and on Friday until 5:00pm. For Child Care Referrals call 283-4453 or 1-800-284-3340. Saturday September 25 4pm - 9pm at "The Barn" in Blairsden Music Scottish Food Dance S20 per person S45 per family S5 per child Tickets at: Eastern Plumas Chamber Graeagle Mill Works High Sierra Books, Portola Info: EPCC 836-6811 Sponsored by Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce Proceeds benefit local scholarships RLS IGHT Get Braided by Braider of the Lost Art, Gayle Jon www.braiderofthelostart.com J 7 ! Make your appointment early. C Great Northern Hair Co. 458 Main St., Quincy 283-3302