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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 11A :~ ~ !~:: Quincy High School's leadership team is busy planning this year's homecoming events. Members recently had a 7 a.m. parade planning meeting with members of the Beckwourth Caltrans unit headed up by Scot Thompson, and California Highway Patrol Officer Blomquist. This year's QHS homecoming parade will be Friday, Oct. 26, starting at the courthouse at 1 p.m. and running along Main Street to the high school. Photo submitted Starting Oct. 22, Quincy lowing the game there will And to finish off the week, QHS thanks the Hoppe High School will host its an- be a bonfire until 8. there will be a homecoming Foundation for donating nual homecoming week. Friday afternoon there dance from 9 p.m. to mid- $3,800 toward the 4.0 field Kicking off the week, the vol- will be a parade at 1 p.m. on night for grades nine - 12. trip and $30,000 toward the leyball team plays Colusa at Main Street and the com-On Oct. 17, girls' soccer culinary arts program. The 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. munity is welcome to at-will play Chester at 4 p.m. culinary folks have only On Wednesday, staff, tend. That evening thereVolleyball will play versus spent one-third of the dona- cheerleaders and football will be a football game ver- Portola on Oct. 30, at 5:30 tion so far. "We are ex- members will participate in sus Williams at5 p.m with p.m. Winter sports will be tremely thankful for their a volleyball game at 6 p.m. the homecoming royalty in- starting up at the beginning generosity and we promise This is free to all and should troduction after the JV of November; basketball to put the money to good be great entertainment. Fol- game. starts practicing on the 5th. use!" ounty to increase poisoning prevention ep U ea lica r n women Members of the Plumas County Republican Women Federated announce their up- coming meeting and guest speaker, They will gather Thursday, Oct. 25, at Long- boards Bar & Grill at Plumas Pines. The business meeting will commence at 10:45 a.m. with a fall lunch from Chef Scan Conry at noon, followed by their guest speaker. Noted speaker Dr. William Wagner is president of Olivet University, an international university, in downtown San Francisco. He is a licensed civ- il engineer and has spent more than 30 years in mission work with the Southern Bap- tist International Board work- ing in Eastern and Western Europe as well as in the Mid- dle East and North Africa. He Democrats to The public is invited to at- tend the Plumas County De- mocratic Central Committee meeting Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at Democratic Headquar- ters, 567 Lawrence St. in Quincy. With the election less than a month away, Committee Chairwoman Trish Taylor en- courages local Democrats to get involved, not just with the national push to re-elect Pres- spea is an expert in the area of Is- lam in the western world. "Currently Islam is the most rapidly growing religion in the world," Wagner notes. Is- lam has a very appealing and well-financed strategy to change the world. This "loose strategy" is advanced through three tactical methods: jihad (holy war), Da'wah (missions) and mosques (presence). His conclusions about Islam's growth, which is neither spon- taneous nor accidental, will inform the audience about the inroads being made by Shari- ah Law into the judicial sys- tems of Europe and America. All are welcome to attend, and may come just for lunch and the speaker if they like. RSVP by contacting Marlene Nelson at 836-1547 by Monday, Oct. 22. ident Obama, but with the lo- cal effort to elect Jim Reed to Congress from District 1. Democrats and Indepen- dents are encouraged to par- ticipate in the local commit- tee's current projects, includ- ing phone calls to turn out the vote and door,to-door election information distribution. "It's down to the wire now," said Taylor, "and we need to redouble our efforts to get the outcome we hope for." Plumas County Public tect their children from condi- 1 month to youth 19 years old making stained glass and han- Health Officer Dr. Valeskations that can have lifelong with family income maxi- dling bullets or fishing sinkers Drive [[1 yfl 'Lrou--L vaccinations Armisen announced plans toconsequences," said Armisen. mums that range from $20,800 can put children at risk. celebrate Childhood Lead Poi- "Both lead poisoning and in- annually for one person up to Here are things you can sorting Prevention Week from fectious diseases can be detri- $56,800 for a family of six. Pri- do to help protect your family: Plumas County has re- Drive up to Indian Valley Oct. 21 to 27 and Immuniza- mental to young children's vate and state insurance Get your home tested. Be- leased its drive-through flu Medical Clinic, 174 Hot tion Month in October withhealth and development. It's im- plans, such as MediCal, can al- fore you buy an older home, vaccination clinic schedule. Springs Road. information campaigns, portant for parents to ask their so be used for the exams,ask for a lead inspection.All locations will have enter Campaign highlights in- child's doctor about immuniza- Parents can reduce a child's --Get your child screened,and exit signs to guide pc- Thursday, Oct. 25 clude reaching out to resi- tion andlead screening." exposure to lead many ways. Even if your young child seems tients. Chester dents with free flu immuniza- The Child Health and Dis-In California, children can be healthy, ask your doctor to re- Enter Chester Park via Wil- tions and promoting child-ability Prevention Program lead poisoned by ingesting fer him or her for lead screen- Monday, Oct. 22 low Street. Exit on Meadow- hood lead poisoning preven- (CHDP) is offered at most clin- lead-contaminated dust, paint ing at 1 and 2 years old, or if he Portola/Beckwourth brook Loop by Wildwood Se- tion and immunization to pre- ics in Plumas County. Thechips from deteriorating lead- or she has never been screened. Enter via New Street and nior Center. vent serious illnesses, well-child exams include im- based paint or lead-contami- Plumas County Public Health Main Street to Beckwourth Lead poisoning can serious- munizations and lead screen- nated soil. Other sources of Agency offers free lead screen- Fire Department. Exit viaFriday, Oct. 26 ly affect a child's brain and ing for 1- and 2-year-olds, and lead poisoning include lead ing for children up to age 5. Main Street to Beckwourth- Quincy nervous system. It can cause children who have never been dust brought home on parents' Contact Plumas County Genesee Road. Enter Plumas-Sierra Coun- learning and behavioral prob- screened. CHDP well-child ex- work clothes, certain imported Public HealthAgency at 283- ty Fairgrounds via Fair- lems. A blood lead screening ams are scheduled at age inter- ceramic pottery, painted ob- 6330 or, if outside the Quincy Tuesday, Oct. 23 ground Road. Exit the back of is the first step to identify vals with screenings and ira- jects, traditional home reme- area, 800-801-6330. Greenville the fairgrounds on Lee Road. lead poisoning in children, munizations prescribed based dies, and impor:ed candies and "The purpose of this cam- on a child's age, or indications food products. Additionally, paign is to remind parents that of symptoms. The CHDP ex-activities that involve lead they can take early steps to pro- ams are free for children from products such as soldering, Tire Amnesty Day scheduled for Nov. 10 Nov. 10 has been designated nine tires at any time, nobusinesses. Industrial, farm- Tire Amnesty Day, during more than nine tires per user ing and heavy equipment which Plumas County resi- will be accepted. However, for tires are not accepted. dents may dispose of passen- a transportation exemption to Tire Amnesty Day is spon- ger truck or car tires for free. carry up to 20 tires, or for ad- sored by Plumas County and Drop off tires -- wit.hout ditional information, contact Feather River Disposal Inc. rims-- at the Plumas County Plumas County Department Funding for this program is Road Department, 1834 E. of Public Works at 283-6268. limited. Plumas County re- Main St. in Quincy, between 9 The event is subject to early serves the right to stop ac- a.m. and 2 p.m. closure if the trailer is full. cepting tires for free disposal' Because California law pro- Free disposal is not avail- at any time, with or without hibits transport of more than able for tire dealers or other notice. Sierra Nevada are iii!i!iiiiii!iiiiii!iiiiiiii Meal is included in entrance fee I honor of Breast Cancer Awarenes, Our new state of the art digital mammography screening offers ~JVe Trick, o~e~ at Haunted Cabins, And Much Morelt ,Hmtel Ray 8yem aN ruler 6pm,7:3Opm 9 years md ol~r 7:30pm,gpm Location: Grizzly Creek Ranch Campus, 5900 Grizzly Road, Por ola, CA are located t mile east of Portola on Gdzzly Road, just past the mailboxes on the left. 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