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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 3A Masons to offer breakfast Quincy's Masonic family will be hosting its bimonthly pancake breakfast Saturday, Oct. 4. It will be held at the Masonic Hall, 70 Harbison St., across from the library. Breakfast is served 7 - 10:30 a.m.; the menu consists of scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate and all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations at the door are $6 adults, $3 children under 12 and $5 students with ID. Proceeds go to the scholarship fund and other fraternal purposes. High school students spend the morning of Sept. 17 networking with college and business representatives during the College, Career & Transfer Fair in the Feather River College gymnasium. Photos by Dan McDonald Students, professionals network at career fair Dan McDonald Managing Editor dmcdonald@plumasnews.com Several hundred of the county's best and brightest students did some career one-stop shopping last week at Feather River College. Juniors and seniors from all of the local high Schools gathered in the FRC gymnasium for the College, Career & Transfer Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 17. The fair featured 376 students, 65 business professionals and representatives from 25 colleges and universities in a four-hour mega networking conference. "This is a great learning experience for the students," said Jan Pritchard, FRC's director of Educational Talent Search. "They really do enjoy the interaction and the opportunity that they have." Olympic gold medalist Dain Blanton set the tone for the event when he shared his experiences with the students. Blanton, who won gold in beach volleyball at the 2000 Sydn@ Olympics, told the students "the choices you make today will determine who you are tomorrow." Blanton stressed the importance of education and of setting higher goals. "If career representatives and college recruiters. The other half took guided tours of the FRC campus and learned about the school's programs. Pritchard said she was impressed by how serious the students were. They realized the event represented a chance to explore their future. "I would like to compliment the students for being engaged and making the most of a valuable opportunity," Pritchard said. • "Most of the students really rose to the occasion in the way they were dressed. Dain Blanton, who won a beach They have taken it Volleyball gold medal in the seriously." 2000 Sydney Olympics, stresses The event gave the career the importance of education to reps a chance to network and 350 high school seniors and share experiences as well. juniors during the College, Manylocalbusinessowners Career & Transfer Fair. are so busy at their jobs they rarely get a chance to meet each other face to face. Pritchard stressed the you are the best player on the event wouldn't be possible court, then you need to go without the local find a new court," he said. professionals' contributions. "This is the best way for you "I would just like to thank to get better." all the career reps for the After giving Blanton a time that they gave up from ....... h i Splinted standing ovation, the ' busy days," Irltc ard sa d: studentS: descended to the ...... "E specia]li this a °: ' : gym floor where they tested • where a Iot people are the waters of life after high running their own business." school. Halfway through the With Blanton's inspiration morning the students touring fresh in their minds, half of the campus took their turn the students mingled with mingling with the career business professionals, representatives. The other half then took the tour. Later in the day, FRC stUdents met with representatives from the four-year colleges. The career and transfer fair was possible thanks to a coordinated effort by the FRC staff. Dr. Karen Pierson, dean of student services, chaired the event's preparation meetings. Amy Schulz was responsible for securing a grant to make Blanton's presentation possible. In addition to Chester, Greenville, Portola and Quincy high schools, students came from :Westwood and Loyalton high schools, Plumas and Westwood charter schools, Indian Valley Academy, and the continuation schools. "We have some amazing students in this community," Pritchard said. "To be able to ,encourage them and give them this experience is so valuable to them." Check out KQNY's new logo as well as .. its new and continuing radio programs! 91.9 FM is the Sound of the Lost Sierra and may be streamed on the web at www.kqny919.org We hope you tune in and support our community supported radio! It's Back to School Time Again... | Fall OI L CHANGE Special *Change Oil & Filter (up to 5 qts) *General Visual Inspection & Lube *Brake Check (without wheel pull) *Cooling/Antifreeze System Check *Battery Check $39.95* (A $80.00 VALUE) MR. 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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY Duane & Barbara Austin It all started in 1944...and they said it would never last! Love, Your Family Paid political advertisement JEFF ENGEL SUPERVISOR, DISTRICT 5 The Locally Homegrown Candidate/ Plumas County has been our family's home for over 57 years My wife & I, our children & grandchildren have been raised right here in Plumas County and attended local Portola schools & classes at Feather River College. I own and operate "Engel Construction," a successful excavating business. For over 33 years, I have served both Plumas and Sierra counties. I employ only local worker and, when available, always buy my construction & business materials from other loi:al business owners For over 33 years I have worked with and gotten to know many of our Plumas County emaloyees and have ldways had l great and respectful exnerience with each one Our Roots Grow Deep & Wide, Long & Local ... Right Here in Plumas County I SUPPORT .... • Good Paying Jobs For All Plumas County Workers • No New Taxes or Fees Without Voter Approval • Fewer Regulations & Less Government Interference in Our Lives • Reviewing/Reducing County Fees to Help Our Existing Business's Survive and Entice New Business to Our County • Private Property Rights, Water Rights, Water Conservation • People's Safety, a Well-Equipped Sheriff's Department and Prison/Jail Reform • Small Businesses That Need Less Regulation • Affordable Senior Housing & Services, Quality Hospitals, Medical and Fire Services • Access to Quality Mental Health Services • Outdoor Recreation and The Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl Project • Our Local Tourist and Real Estate Industry that can help Grow New & Existing Businesses and Bring Investors to Our Area • Quality Schools, Trade Schools and Higher Education for Our Children • The State of Jefferson Movement along with the people who are tired of being governed by a faraway government I WILL .... • Listen to the Concerns of My Constituents, Look Out For and Speak For ALL People • Respect and Spend Wisely Every One of Your Hard-Earned Tax Dollars • Have Regular "Town-Hall" Meetings in various District 5 Locations • Remain Concerned For, Committed To and Invested In Plumas County  t'.. "I Live Here, I've Raised Our Family Here, I Work Here, I Love It Here ..... " I Love Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness for A Better Quality of Life For All It Shines in the Hearts of All Freedom-Loving People I Sure Would Appreciate & Thank You for Your Vote www.jeffengel.org (530) 836-0257 Paid for by the committee to elect Jeff Engel