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Record, Reporter Business Coun- an association of businesses, pre- e Feather River its Vision 2020 manager Jim the award for of public and Partners at SBC's Lnual conference in on Oct. 5. Lnnovative group, Ormed in 1985, has on nearly 800,000 and Middle Feather River in building nat- 1 capital restoration. COnnected county of- environmental- development Leurs and represen- the Forest Ser- Jrnia Fish and ia Depart- said Janice chair, who pre- With a plaque. have cooper- 40 watershed in OVer 14 miles of 4,000 riparian rangeland therefore, the line. Down- enjoy increased improved water reduced flood said. and entrepreneurs see new opportunities in Plumas County. The local community college offers a curriculum in watershed restoration. And new busi- nesses have been started--in. cluding a wholesale nursery that supplies native plants for restoration and a firm that monitors and analyzes stream quality. "Sportsmen, tourists, and retirees come to Plumas County, drawn by its beauty and high quality fishing. In short, the CRM knitted a com- munity together, saved the utility money, created local jobs, and brought over $5 mil- lion into the local economy," Forbes said. The SBC established the Vi- sion 2020 Award in 1996 to recognize and reward innova- tion and leadership in the Sierra region. One of the In'st recipients was the Quincy Li- brary Group. The award is given to a business, nonprofit group or government agency for mak- ing a substantial and note- worthy contribution to the re- alization of the SBC's mis- sion: "To secure the economic and environmental health of the Sierra Nevada for this and future generations," by improving the Sierra's social, natural and financial capital. Photo by Jane Braxton Little of the Feather River CRM, receives the Sier- Council's Vision 2020 award from Janice t!an Life Fellow- of Jesus Christ and opening Is the collection hearts to receive him as Lord Christ- and Savior. boxes headed Shoe boxes can be put to- and the gether for either a boy or girl, COllection will2-4 years old, 5-9 years old, or the week of 10-14 years old. Boxes can 5-7 Lm. contain small, non-war-relat- Child ed toys, school supplies, hy- Project spon- giene articles, hard candy, Purse, a gum, sunglasses, mittens-- evange- the ideas are endless. Predec- ;ation lead by orated shoe boxes are avail- son of Bil- able to make this project easi- er for you also. of a simple If your church has not been box, millions contacted, or you need more and suffering information, please call Di- heir families ane Seibel at 283-2972 (after 5 true mean- p.m.), or visit the organiza- as, opening tion's Web site at e gobd news series at iverCoUege On Tuesday, Dec. 11, Kappa, FRC's math and physics in- ety for the structor, Dr. Robert Astalos, will of- will present the topic, "Why for the 2001 Physics? Science in Every- Series this dayLife." Each lec- ture is held in the Feather Nov. 13, Dr. River College Gallery from professor of 12:30-1:30 p.m. These infor- ity of mative lectures are free and v 'ill speak the public is invited to at- ecosystem tend. set for children ia Children :Ommission an unprece- e campaign parents the im- Y Play in the emotional de- children. in- of a Parents," advice on includ- Child health ttachment e kit also Parenting and a *Unty Chil- Commis- Play a lead the kit lo- caUy. Ellen Vieira, executive di- rector of PCCFC, states, "Our ultimate goal is to get "Kit for Parents" into the hands of all new parents in Plumas Coun- ty. The kit is a powerful tool for parents, family members and caregivers committed to giving children the best start in life. It will be available lo- cally after the first of the year." The California Children and Families Commission was established after voters passed Proposition 10 in No- vember 1998, adding a 50 cent-per-pack tax on ciga- rettes to fund education, health, child care and other programs to promote early childhood development for ex- pectant parents and children up to age 5. Community News Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2OO1 16B .[!L Dodge AS LOW AS CH R V'S L. ER 36 mos: o.a. I on selected models OFFER ENDS NOV. 18 I U SUPER DUTY * SUPER CAB Lifted! Shortbed Diesel #E1069~ SUBURU LEGACY OUTBACK 4X4 N DUOm UA ~U mG N aU[VT TI AalBI 4X4 ,~FglC A~IUS., f~U,l PIK] 0907227 SATUIm SC COUPE MUC[ M mlR I I s25,965 I '4 965 11 N 900 UiO rJUL4V4JI S~UmG ! I I I I ! I ! SAi.[S: MON-SAT: 8-6 * SAT: 9-5 SERVICE & PARTS: / DN RI: 7:30-5:30 937 MAZN ST. SUSANVIlr. FAX~ 2B7-8807