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1OA Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2001 Recreation News eather Ri Feather River BuS____.___ A number of Quincy area residents participated in the portunity to explore new areas outcide Plumas County. Summer Adventure Series that gave young The Truckee skate park was a big hit. Photos submitted Bryan Boland tiled his skills out at the Truckee skate park during one of the trips sponsored by the Central Plumas Recreation District this summer. In its first year of exis- tence, the Central Plumas Recreation and Park Distric- t's new Youth Summer Ad- venture Series was a big suc- cess, according to district ad- ministrator Jim Boland. The Summer Adventure Series is one of many health- ful recreation programs made possible through the distribution of Tobacco Mas- ter Settlement Agreement Maria Boland strapped on her in-line skates and tried them out at the Truckee skate park. The park is not- ed for the series of bowls it of~lrSe -'~ Joe Murray demonstrated a few skateboard techniques Summer Adventure Series. funds, as approved by the Plumas County Board of Su- pervisors. The adventure outings, which promoted healthy choices, activities and lifestyles for over I00 youths entering the fifth through eighth grades, included: Hikes in theA, akes Basin ABOUT THE BREAST CANCER EARLY DETECTION PROGRAM The Breast Cancer Early Detection Program (BCEDP) provides free breast cancer screenings and diag- nostic services for low income women over 40. This program was designed with women in mind, because" breast cancer can strike at any time. to be at risk facts: - Any woman can get breast cancer - You do not have to come from a family with a history of breast cancer - Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women today The The Good News!! - You have more choices for treatment when breast cancer is found early - Many women who are diagnosed with breast cancer DO NOT have to lose a - Over 80% of breast lumps or masses are NOT cancerous - Early detection, through examinations and mammograms, can save your life breast BCEDP Services - Clinical breast examination by a doctor or family nurse practitioner - Mammograms - Additional diagnostic services Northern_California Breast CaVer 'artnershiP Qualifies? Women who: - Meet the financial criteria - Are not covered by an insurance or health plan OR - Have no Medi-Cal coverage - Are unable to meet the Medi-Cal share of cost obligations - Are unable to meet co-pay or deductible for insurance or health plan does a woman get the services? Physicians and nurse practitioners at both Plumas District Hospital medical clinics can provide these services to you. For more information and eligibility you can contact either Quincy Family Medicine at 283-0650 or North Fork Family practice at 283-3392. You can also call the Breast Cancer Early Detection Program (BCEDP) office in Chico directly at (800) 682-2282. Who Medicare patients pay nothing for their annual mammogram. One of The Top Hospitals in U.S. Benchmarks for Success to other members of I 283-2121 Where Skateboarding trips to Truckee Waterslide trips to Sparks, and Ice skating at Squaw Val- ley. TranspOrtation for the out- tal districts and the nity recreation groups win-win collaborative fit for both the hospitals ' recreation services," BO l commented. "Where the various ct ings was provided under munity recreation act il I contract with Plumas Coun-plans focus on illness tyTransit. .Other recre=vention through healS_ a Ion-relate nt, fitsrecreatt0n actt ql lssag er wi derived from the Tobacco lifestyles and choices," ,_ t:" u u Master Settlement Agree- hospital districts can u ment Funds included lap their tobacco settletn!co T] swimming, water aerobics, funds to provide treatr /,e o- . - ve the addition of shade struc- for individuals alreadYs__Se, tures and the partial offset of flicted by tobacco relate 'he 1 --' utility costs at Pioneer Pool: ness and disease," Bo t'ce Ce] continued, iness Once the initial 15-too. on M( funding period for thes#ais mc bacco settlement relatedte year jects nears completion,l] a 1 Tobacco Master Settle am," Work Group will reasse ieux, to evaluate the levels of: the t cess with the various nselil jects before recommen ,,am, ' - - to the county board ot SUL _ v~ ot-a visors future tobacco it di ing schemes for year e cliet come. |tion c The Tobacco MasterlPus.,, tlemen.t Agreement Fu will b in the third year ofa payment plan by the to[~e vac.~ industry. Plumas Codt Res< stands to receive apphis a mately $220,000 to $2 n as per year for the life dhas se agreement, accordir hico Boland. for ov, grams by tl DELIVER! a preschool summer camp, a retired senior trip across Lake Tahoe aboard the M.S. Dixie; and Various youth sports programs, camps and clinics, according to Boland. The $25,000 tobacco grant awarded to the Central Plumas Recreation and Park District is part of a larger amount that was divided by the county board of supervi- sors between various recre- ation entities countywide, and the four local hospital districts The county board based its decision for tobac- co settlement funding on rec- ommendations from the To- bacco Master Settlement Work Group earlier this year. 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