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Families/Youths Wedoes y, oct. 2oo a ~ress~ve~ Record, Reporter -- Photo submitted mlied~-her and Barbara Anderson are preparing for the prenatal class, offered b L_a _ Y pn s County Children and Family Commission, free to expectant mothers. A ~vernight bag with supplies for her hospital stay will be given to each expec- e w~r. Snacks and child care will be provided free. Classes are offered in Quin- ays, ~ville, Chester and Portola. For further information, call Barbara Anderson at . causem. ~e W~ haJnatal 'med renatal classes will ery. )rk, } ed this month in a Both Anderson and Mans- o re. of communities in bridge are public health nurs- In hL ounty, es with experience in prena- old. }shments and free tal health and child health ed- it ~ will be provided, ucation. to st~bonus, every class Information will be avail- ignn~ant will receive an able about low cost medical tythhi~t bag Stocked with coverage, WIC and other pro- fis du$1 items that can be grams for children and fami- nd ing labor and deliv- lies. This two-hour class for :lasses, taught by pregnant women will be held ~nsbridge and Bar- in Chester, on Oct. 13 at the -~rson, will include ABC center; in Quincy, on on about ways to Oct. 18 at Christ the King during pregnan- Episcopal Church; and in to expect during Greenville, on Oct. 25 at the cy, labor and deliv- Methodist church. A class will also be held in Portola. In November, a class for new mothers will be offered in each community. The "New Mommy" class will cov- er infant care, child safety and immunizations. A tote bag with gifts for your child will be available for each class participant. These classes are made possi- ble by a grant from the Plumas County Children and Families Commission and are being coordinated by the Plumas Children's Network. For information or to reg- ister for the classes call Bar- bara Olson at (800) 801-6330. the Plumas County rare that many pen- asked themselves ;tion this summer," Stephens, PCYC County Youth PCYC) is a group from the center to neighbor- However, PCYC does real- ing towns," Stephens ex- ize that there are many things plained, they need to fix., such as the As one of the leading youth water and sewer systems and leadership programs in the clean up outside. county, members took on the At the meeting on the Sept. important task of establishing 10, Stephens announced that a youth center. Supervisor Ken Nelson spoke "I am sure that many pen- with the head of the National that represents all pie have heard about our Guard and got the armory ap- and sit on many plans, and some might be proved for a youth center. As county, wanting more information, of right now, the National an important but maybe can't make it to Guard is negotiating a con- tes up that relates our meetings. "Well here istract to lease the armory. of Plumas Coun- your chance to learn." For more information, con- adults on that The youth council has been tact the Plumas County Youth :ee our opinion of talking about a youth center Council at 283-6316 and ask YOuth want and for years. Members decided for Amber. |e said. ----~ast ~,-- the most appropriate building :~a~umraer members wol.d,d be the ar'mr~rv in Ea~r u+.atq e.l l tt -Qt incy-l ecause of all.the " anct gaming space, but also the thir~gs that b--~v-+" are already built into it, in- DI]JlII~,*e SUcceeded in both eluding a full-sized basketball .^~=~Very happy with the court with hoops that can be ~us~imWever, we are al- raised to the ceiling when an- ":* ,ngtl~in,,,,_ mem- other activity is in progress, -- *,re anyone in the such as a dance. ted ~OUld ....the youth needs, so there won't be much le V OUth a Y be open to construction required. "We nta!~e _~,. out it will be would also have a satellite :~.'p,~nnre Youth corn-prevention office over there, a umas County so there would also be super- , . 'J llO " . . . ,, ~riS~an.peto SOmehow vlsmn the whole nine, ,so .~'~""~prtation to and Stephens said. clal . md M Mi M YOU ARE AWARDED BENEFITS DISABILITY If,,.... months or more, may merit Social Uisability even ff you:- We been previously io~, [~, or physical illness on-the-job or off-the- i are Oua if+d ll ration is critical..Disability Associates Can take your case to every level, including court. Call for FREE consultation (775) 825-1616 REE 1-888-825-1616 DI habla espafiol SABILITY ASSOCIATES Susie Wilson, Kate West and Barbara Olson were among cent Sharing Conference in Sacramento. I Plumas Children's Net- ing to establish ramily re- work (PCN) coordinators re- source centers in four com- cently enjoyed a Sharing Con- munities. The centers, ference in Sacramento, put on funded by the Plumas Chil- to celebrate the successes of dren's Network, provide the Community Partnerships county services, after-school for Healthy Children (CPHC) programs, free assistance in Initiative, funded by the Sier- obtaining energy and low cost ra Health Foundation. medical insurance informa- Barbara Olson, county- tion, computer access, youth wide coordinator, attended programs, WIC and a variety the conference withcoordina- of other services. Be- tors from the four family re- cause each community is source centers in the county, unique, the centers do not all The $20 million initiative, provide exactly the same ser- started in 1994, currently vices, but each is appropriate funds 18 collaboratives in to the community is which it Northern California to ira- is located. prove the health of children 0- Plumas Children's Net- 8. Through the coordination work coordinators who at- and support of the Plumas tended were Susie Wilson, of County Public Health Quincy/Meadow Valley; Lori Agency, Plumas County was Knox, of Portola; Sue Weber, successful in securing fund- of Indian Valley; and Kate Communicating across poverty barriers is the topic of a wor, kshop hosted by Plumas County's Child Abuse Prevention Council on Fri- day, Oct. 17. The daylong presentation is free of charge for in-home child care providers and fos- ter parents. Registration forms are available by calling 283-5333. The registration deadline is Oct. 15. Donna Beegle, Ph.D., of Portland, Ore., will provide keys to understanding how a family's income, educational opportunities and life experi- ences shape communication Skin Cancer Surgery - Ache " Moles - Skin Diseases Warts & Sk*n Growths Fruit Peels - Vein Treatments fvfost M.~or I~ur,~nce~ Accepted M~,dlcare ~sl~nlr~ent Co~rt~'~y In~ut~r~se Billing Weekly Appeintments New Available 1810 First St. " Susanville This little guy is an owner release, twice. Each time, the owners needed to be placed in a care facility. So here he is again, looking for a home. Full blooded cocker spaniel, 9 years old, with all shots and neutered. Does not do well with small children. These little guys were left behind when their mother was killed. They are only 4 weeks old. One is black and two are yellow. Good homes are needed. Visit our Website at www.pcanimalcontrol.net Cats and dogs pictured in these ads, may, at some time, be transferred to PAWS or High Sierra Animal Rescue. 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 64 Bresciani Lane, Quincy those Will} Photo submitted atteMle the re- I West, of the Lake Almanor Basin. They enjoyed a banquet, which featured presentations about the work of each of the collaboratives funded by the initiative. The banquet was followed by dancing to the music of Akimbo of Davis. The second day of the con- ference, coordinators partici- pated in a series of work- shops, which focused on ways to sustain the work of the col- laborative when funding from the Sierra Health Foundation ends next year. For more in- formation about Plumas Chil- dren's Network and how you can be a part of this effort to improve children's health, contact your local resource center or call 283-6366. and relationship styles. Differences in style between family service providers or case managers and clients can create miscommunication. The workshop is designed to increase understanding for human service workers on how to focus and build on the assets of client families, in- stead of only seeing problems Beegle's presentation will cover what it means to be poor in America, how poverty and social class issues are connected to family economic and educational levels, and how to develop techniques for working with people in pover- ty. The workshop will be held at the Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch. Davis added that the fee includes workshop materi- als, lunch and refreshments. I 24/7 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days ayear your local rape crisis center ' is there to upport you. If you have an emergency call the CRISIS UNE at 283-4333 Toll Free 1-877-332-2754 Rape Crisis Line 1-877-215-7273 + illlr A program of Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center DOMESTIC PROCLAMATION OF VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH IN PLUMAS COUNTY Whereas, Domestic violence is a leading cause of injury to women and a danger to children in violent homes and domestic violence is a crime perpetuated in all of our communities, and Whereas, Plumas County's Family Violence Prevention Coalition is a collaboration of local agencies and residents working to end the cycles of domestic violence and family violence among our residents, and Whereas, Plumas County's Family Violence Coalition has conducted an assessments of community attitudes about domestic abuse and of the local residents surveyed, 80% agree that domestic abuse is a serious or very serious problem in Plumas County, and Whereas, Whereas, The COalition has developed a strategic plan for the prevention of domestic abuse in Plumas County and has planned several events and educational opportunities during October 2001 to increase community understanding and response to domestic violence, and Community involvement is critical to solutions for domestic violence and community alliances among government, community associations, businesses, educators and religious orgahizations will strengthen our families and teach alternatives to violent behavior, and Whereas, Each October is recognized by the U.S. Congress as Domestic Violence Awareness and October 1,2001 has been designated a Day of Unity in the national campaign to end domestic violence. Now therefore be it proclaimed by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors that October 2001 is Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Plumas County. Passed and Adopted by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on October 2, 2001.