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: IOA Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Plumas County Public Health's Megan Mansfield leads a team-building workshop for seventh- and eighth-graders in the Quincy High School gym Dec. 1. The day-long event, called "Be the Change Day," was the brainchild of Saige Larsen, who organized the event as her senior project. Photo by James Wilson incy ol James Wilson with them throughout their second workshop, which Staff Writer lives," Larsen said of the focused on team-building. '- event. Robinson led a Larsen started the process mindfulness-training When it came time for months ago, with the help of workshop and Tristan i Quincy High School student mentors Megan Mansfield Kadish led a word-building Saige Larsen to choose a and Tia Robinson. Larsen workshop. senior project, it took her no wrote a mini-grant for According to Larsen, the time to decide. Larsen made funding from Plumas workshops provided the it her goal to help Quincy's County Public Health's students skills such as youths pave their own 20,000 Lives program. Theworking with others to unique future paths via grant enabled Larsen to reach a goal, taking a step the ongoing Unpave hold the event she calledback from stressful ' project. "Be the Change Day." situations to regroup and To accomplish this, Participants were split realizing their ultimate Larsen held a retreat for into four groups and rotated potential and importance. Quincy's seventh- and through four different "I hope that the students eighth-graders at the school workshops. Each workshop will take from this day a Dec. 1. focused on a different aspect new life skill and friend, and "The purpose is to have of creating a pathway in life (that they had) an impactful the students step outside that can change the world in day that has Opened their their comfort zone by a positive way. eyes and changed their lives ) hanging out with other The first workshop, led by in one way or another," said students they would not Larsen, was a journal artLarsen. normally hang out with andworkshop in which To learn more about the teaching them valuable participants created Unpave program, go to skills that they can take T-shirts. Mansfield led the From the crew at ) Great Gift Selection C Lots of accessories and stocking stuffers 1759 E. Main Quincy The Greenville Choir/Holiday Singers serenade a community center full of festive partygoers at last year's Festival of Trees. Photos submitted lan Indian Valley's annual Memorial Lights/Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Festival of Trees Fair will take place Saturday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Indian Valley Community Center in Greenville. The community center is located at 209 Crescent St. The Memorial Lights Ceremony, sponsored by the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce, will take place at 5:30 p.m. in front of the community center. In memory of loved ones who have died, individual lights will be lit as the names of those they commemorate are read aloud at the service. Those names will be published in the Indian Valley Record Christmas edition and posted at the Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce office as well. Memorial lights can be purchased for $5 each at Sterling Sage Antiques and Village Pharmacy in Greenville. For more details about the lights, contact the chamber office at 284-6633. The Festival of Trees Fair, sponsored by Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District, will open at 5 p.m. to warmth, cheer and hot apple cider. It will feature multiple venues for all ages. The main event is a display of decorated Christmas Santa's Workshop is a hub of fun activity at the 2013 Festival of Trees in Greenville. This year's festival and tree-lighting ceremony are both happening Dec. 13. Trees sponsored by local individuals, organizations and businesses. Festival guests can vote for best in show. The top three trees will win prizes. This year, several fully decorated trees will be auctioned off or donated after the event. Santa Claus is scheduled to arrive just after the Memorial Lights Ceremony at 6 p.m. and light the memorial tree in front of the community center. Following the tree lighting, Santa will receive children and their wish lists inside the Christmas tree arena. All children have the option of having their photo taken with Santa for free. you're not using High Sierra Gas, then you don't know "Jack" No 65 East Sierra Ave, Portola 530-83 -1252 delivery fees, statement fees, or hidden costs. No games or gimmicks. JUST GAS, AT A REASONABLE PRICE! Locally Owned & Operated Entrance to the Festival of Trees Fair and Memorial Tree Ceremony is also free. Event activities and food costs range from one to six tickets (tickets are $1 each, sold inside). Also featured are children's venues that include Santa's Arts and Crafts Workshop, a Secret Santa booth, and a Christmas/holiday cookie-decorating table. There will be wreath-making and Christmas/holiday card-making for all ages. The Greenville Community Choir/Holiday Singers will be performing throughout the evening. For those with appetites, Ms. Claus' Kitchen and Elfen BBQ will be serving holiday fare of winter stew, English bangers (sausages), hot cider and hot chocolate. The Indian Valley Pool Committee will be offering baked goods. All proceeds from the Festival of Trees will benefit the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District/Indian Valley Community Center and participating organizations. For more details about the Festival of Trees Fair, contact Anna Lawson at 284-7385 or, or Matt Cerney at 284-0990. NOTICE OF CHANGE TO HOURS OF for OPERATION Green Waste Disposal Program in American Valley Effective Fri., Dec. 12, 2014, the Hours of Operations are: Friday: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Saturday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday: CLOSED Fee Schedule: Collection fee is $4.89 per cubic yard. Fees for typical volumes are as follows: Up to 50 gallon trash container $1.25 Compact pick-up $5.50 Compact pick-up w/sideboards $11.00 Standard pick-up $6.50 Standard pick-up w/sideboards $13.00 Long bed pick-up $8.75 Long bed pick-up w/sideboard $17.50 Green waste shall not contain limbs or brush greater than 2 feet in length. No processed or treated wood will be accepted.