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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 7B Supervisor candidates are collecting big bucks from many areas NAME AFFliCTION Robert Luciano Developer, Luciano $5,000 Properties Harvey West Jr. Owner, Graeagle Land and Water $1,000 Thomas Seelinger Reno, Nev. $1,000 Coyote Bar &amp; Grill Blairsden restaurant $840 (food for fundraiser) Schomac Group Michael Schoff Owner, Feather River Inn $500 and Nakoma/Gold Mountain Jeanne Hollingsworth Schoff partner $500 Project Manager, $500 David Beveridge Feather River Inn Robert Caskie Graeagle $500 Joy Engineering Portola $300 Dennis Chegwin Indian Wells, CA $250 Jan Tew Clio $250 Samuel Pettinato Clio $200 Bob Darling Blairsden $198 John Gilbert Graeagle $132.44 (rebar for signs) Note: Contributions under $100 are not itemized. Ci()uncil on Aging workshop online The National Council on Aging announced the debut of Better Choices, Better Health, Aug. 24, an online version of the internation- ally recognized Chronic Disease Self Management Program. The free program will be available for people with chronic health conditions in California, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Oregon. Interested people can reg- ister at SelfManage.org. Spaces, however, are limit- ed, and availability is on a first-come first-served ba- sis. Better Choices, Better Health helps people with arthritis, asthma, diabetes, lung disease, heart disease, stroke and osteoporosis and many other chronic condi- tions manage their symp- toms and take control of their health. Developed and tested at the Stanford University Pa- tient Education Center, the workshop is offered exclu- sively through a license from NCOA. The seven- state pilot effort is support- ed with funding from The Atlantic Philanthropies. "Nearly half of all adults live with one or more chronic health conditions, and many struggle to find ways to manage their con- dition," said Jay Green- berg, senior vice president of Social Enterprise at NCOA. "Better choices, Better Health meets people where they increasingly are -- on- line. The workshop repre- sents a convenient way for people to develop the confi- dence and skills they need to cope with their illnesses It provides a way for them to help others, while they help themselves." Online Better Choices, Better Health helps partici- pants reduce their pain and anxiety and manage a wide range of symptoms and con- ditions. Led by trained in- structors, participants to- gether address topics such as stress reduction, dealing with distressful emotions, planning for the future, lo- cating and using communi- ty resources, building com- munication skills and ask- ing for help. Better Choices, Better Health participants may log onto the free sessions from any computer with an In- ternet connection, includ- ing dial-up. Sessions are posted on a secure website each week for six weeks. There are no set times for workshop sessions; partici- pants log on remotely at their convenience to com- plete exercises, read posted material, and interact with others. The workshops can be particularly useful for those individuals without accessto transportation or who prefer the anonymity of a virtual group. In addition to the online Better Choices, Better Health, in-person communi- ty-based CDSMP work- shops are provided locally around the country. Through funding from the U.S..Administration on Aging, they are currently available to thousands of people in 45 states, the Dis- trict of Columbia and Puer- to Rico. Information on the com- munity-based CDSMP pro- gram is available by e-mail- ing CDSMP@ncoa.org. ] " Right now Friends of Pluma County Animal Shelter is giving a $25 voucher to help offset the cost to spay or neuter when you adopt a pet from the shelter! Lea is a pure- Scooter is a bred German purebred English Pointer. She is a Pointer. She is liver and white, a lemon and unspayed female, white, unspayed She was used for female. Like Lea, breeding and she was used for breeding and turned in turned in because of her because of her age! She's 6 years age! She's 5 years old and needs a old and a little special caring more trusting home. of people. Shelter hours are Monday and Friday 8am-5pm, Wednesdays 10-7pm, closed 1-2pm for lunch and closed weekends. Plumas Animal Services charges a $10 fee and license fees are e$5 per year. An officer will deliver a pet to the adopting party's veterinary of cholce to have  ee. the dnimal altered In completion of the adoption requirement. For more information, call IF O i  83-3673 or visit plumosanimalservlces.com. ;-  Nutrna" Your Local Full Service Pet & Feed Store 283-9605 362 Crescent St., Quincy (next to Feather River Fitness) Out Our I PLUMASNEWS.COM I NAME California United Homecare Workers AFFILIATION AMOUNT Labor union $4,000 Quincy businessman $1,000 San Francisco $500 Sacramento $500 Duffy DuPont Jennifer Wilson John McKinsey Joe Dietrick Marian Haid/ Jim Harper Honolulu, HI Graeagle $200 $150 Note: Contributions under $100 are not itemized.  :: r:  !! ::: : ::::: ;;: >: ; ::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ;::::::::>:;::;i::.$j::::::: ;<.c\