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, Progressive. Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 311 I i ~~*~:~': J Local Girl Scouts began tin that has a penguin design resource that is Girl Scouting taking orders for Girl Scout and contains Honey Roastedby ordering a can or two from nut products on Tuesday, Peanuts. our troops. Product delivery Sept. 25, and will continue do- Fall is the time of the year will take place after Nov. 9. ing so through Thursday, Oct when many new troops are At that time also, many local 11. Once again, nine dif- getting organized, and estab- troops will have sales in front ferent varieties will be of- lished troops begin making of many area businesses. fered. Returning are the pop- plans for the year's activities The two gift items are $6 ular Butter Toffee Peanuts, and projects. Because they each, and all other items are Chocolate Covered Peanuts & are just getting going, fall is $4 per can. All proceeds Raisins, Cashews, and candy also the time of the year raised during the nut sale Fruit Slices. "when many troop treasuriesstay within the Girl Scouts of New items for the year in- are empty. Sierra Cascade jurisdiction. clude Peanut Squares, Hot The Girl Scouts of Sierra To ensure your order is not Cajun Crunch, and Chocolate Cascade would like to urge missed, contact the council Mint Melt--aways in a gift members of the public to sup- office at 800-223-1904. box. Also returning is a gift port the valuable community I Pfenning holds the last watercolor he produced in 1996. It's of his father's red a treasured memory from Pfenning's childhood, and his brother's "newer" one. Pfenning enjoys watercolors, he is also a potter, and works with soapstone, and antler for jewelry. ries his work, Pfenning said easier to work. he developed tendonitis, Pfenning is also a watercol- which many months later, he orist, although he hasn't had page 2B is just recovering from. the time or space to work stained glass, he be- While bone is the hardest since 1996. Soon, however, a project by drawing the material, he also uses bits of that will be rectified when he on the bone. Then he antler given to him by a finishes his 600-plus-square- etching the design in- friend. It's a little easier to foot studio. bone. With the combi- work with, he said. Another mural of applying pressure Small pieces of mastodon, Pfenning may be best ,'reate the marks in a uncovered in a strip gold known in the Quincy area for pattern, and holding itmining operation in Alaska, his mural, painted in the late in his free hand, Pfen-are a much easier material to 1980s, on the side of the Quin- said he can only work work with, Pfenning said. cv Drug Store, an The dark pieces of bone The mural depicts scenes order for the have grown softer with age, from the Maidu's famous company that car- he said, and that makes itbeardance. ter n begins new column STEVE held Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Chester Memorial Hall. Chester American Legion Corner is a new to your newspaper. will tell you f interest, and events happening, at Vet- of Foreign Wars posts County. It will also information Veterans" benefits, and oth- important to veteran. American Legion will honor local who were selected to the Boys State and State in Sacramento past summer. Chester, and Greenville at- this one-week event treated to a variety of to learn about state A dinner hon- these students will be Post No. 664 and the Ameri- can Legion Auxiliary Post, along with other organiza- tions, put on a fantastic bar- beque at the Veterans Hospi- tal in Reno. They served over 200 hot dogs and hamburgers to long-term patients of the hospital. Most of the patients yearn for a good home-cooked meal, but the barbeque was "tops" to them. Legion and auxiliary members enjoyed visiting with the patients, and swap- ping stories. Most of the patients wanted to know where Chester was, and were interested to hear about our town. One of them had a special request for a cork bulletin board. 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It was a fun and inspiring day for all involved. The Letters About Litera- 12. In May of this year, first ture competition, open to stu- lady Sharon Davis presented dents in grades four through prizes and certificates to the twelve, is inviting children winners in a ceremony in the to write letters to the authors governor's office in Sacra- of their favorite books, mento: $250 apiece for the The first- and second-place two first-place winners and winners on two levels will re- $150 apiece for the ceive cash awards and be second-place winners. flown to Sacramento for anThis fall, there will be a awards ceremony in the third category for adult spring, learners of English enrolled Sponsored nationwide by in literacy programs in Cali- the Library of Congress and fornia. As with the children, the Weekly Reader Corpora-there will be first- and sec- tion, the competition is con- ond-place prizes for the ducted in more than 30 states adults. and involves tens of thou-Judges of the children's sands of students, competition in California in- Prizes are given on both clude Eve Bunting, achil- the national and state levels, dren's author; John Gilmore, In California, prizes are education editor at the San awarded for those letters that Diego Union-Tribune; David express most eloquently the Kipen, book editor at the San importance of a particularFrancisco Chronicle; Patt book to a child. Morrison, a columnist at the Entries are judged on two Los Angeles Times; Mort levels: Level I, for grades Saltzman, deputy managing four through seven; and Lev- editor at the Sacramento el II for grades eight through Bee; and several children's li- Marie Sweeney, president, announced that contestants are now being accepted for the 2002 Miss California Teen All American Pageant to be staged Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 2-3, at the Holiday Inn- Plaza Park in Visalta. The 2002 event is the offi- cial preliminary to Miss Teen All American--now in its 24th year--staged annually under the magnificent Flori- da sun. There is no talent competi- tion and no experience neces- sary. Contestants are judged in swimsuit, evening gown and personal interview. Young women who qualify must be: ages 13-19 as of Aug. 1, 2002; never been married; and never have given birth. To apply, send a recent photo, along with your name, address, telephone number, date of birth and a short biog- raphy by fax or mail to: Dept. B - Miss California Teen All American, 603 Schrader Ave., Wheeling, WV 26003-9619; fax Here KITTENS, KITTENS & MORE KITTENS! are 6 kittens and mama Tabby. They are 6 weeks old and morn is a young adult. They are from Greenville and are an owner release. You have to see these happy kittens, they are too cute! BABY KITTENS The owner moved and left behind an unspayed female and this is the result. These kittens were aban- doned and are 3 weeks old. They are all really sweet. Visit our Website at For more information call the Plumas County Animal Shelter in Quincy at 283-3673. This public service announcement brought to you by: HEAT TRANSFER SYSTEMS Heating, Cooling & Refrigeration Specialist 818 Quincy Junction Road, Quincy brarians. A separate panel of judges will select winners in the competition for adult learn- ers of English. The deadline for the com- petition is Dec. 1. Winners will be announced in the spring. For entry forms, stu- dents and teachers may write to: Robert Daseler, California State Library, P.O. Box 942837, Sacramento, CA 94237-0001. Letters About Literature in California is sponsored by the California State Library, the California Center for the Book, the California Depart- ment of Education, the Cali- fornia School Library Associ- ation, the Children's Litera- ture Council for Southern California, and Southwest Airlines. For more information on Letters About Literature, you may call Robert Daseler at (916) 654-0108 or Natalie Cole at (310) 206- 9361. to (304)242-8341; phone at compete for a prize package (304)242-4900; or e.mail to that includes a personal ap- . pearance contract, $5,000 Among her many prizes, cash, jewelry, luggage, de- Miss California Teen All signer shoes, traveI opportu- American will receive an ex- nities and more. pense-paid trip Florida, Each state winner will be where she will compete in the interviewed by TV/film in- 24th annual Miss Teen All dustry and modeling agency American Pageant. She will personnel. Smoking is not allowed in any enclosed workplace. Secoadl mmkeba ed hemmke eaoffthe Imming end of a cigamue, pipe, or ci , and the smoke exhaled from the lungs d smokers. Secondlmd smoke coataim more than 4,000 su , more of whid =re imown to csme csncer In non- smokers. Secondlmd smoke is esdmated by the EPA to cause appmxim l 3,000 lung cancer deaths in nonsmokers each year: Effective January 1, 1995, ABI3 proh its smoking in enclosed workplace in Ealffomb. ABI3 wotects emp throughout Ealifomia from the harmful effects d mok For information or to report smoking in a workplace, please call The Plumas County Public Health Agency Tobacco Use Reduction Program 283-6427 or 800-801-6330 This advertising was made possible by funds received from the Tobacco Tax Health Protection Act of 1988----Proposidon 99, California Department of Health Services, contract 089-97921