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Chester Progressive, Westwood PinePress Wednesday, March 17, 2010 13A Supper is on twice! Alicia Knadler Indian Valley Editor aknadler@plumasnews.com Two community suppers this month begin with a pasta party in Taylorsville Friday, March 19, at 6 p.m. Members of the Tay- lorsville Community United Methodist Church invite all comers to partake of pasta, salad, bread and dessert at 6 p.m. Then it's a roast-beef din- ner in Greenville Monday, March 28. The Indian Valley Commu- nity Supper in Greenville will be hosted by the members of Sincerity Lodge, No. 132 F&AM. Masons and their families will serve roast beef and twice baked potatoes from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., with a fresh green salad, dinner rolls and cake for dessert. The Indian Valley Commu- nity Supper is in the social hall at 260 Pine St., in Greenville, and is a project of the Indian Valley Resource Center. Suggested donations for the Greenville supper are $5 for adults and $2 for children. All funds raised support food-related events in Indian Valley. For more information, or to become a host, those interest- ed may call 284-1560. Guidelines for hosts On the last Monday of each month, volunteer hosts prepare a healthy meal for the community supper in Greenville. Supper is served from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., at 206 Pine St. in Greenville. Hosts are responsible for meal planning, preparation, set-up, serving and clean-up. Hosts may also purchase the meal ingredients, or there is a fund that can be used. Sponsoring hosts should have from four to eight volunteers. Meals typically serve 80 - 100 people, including children. One or two volunteers can usually handle set-up, includ- ing placement of tables and chairs, utensils and bever- ages. Three to five people can usually prepare the meal, and about three or four can do the serving. Clean-up can usually be accomplished quickly with two to five volunteers. The doors usually open at 4:30 p.m. for set-up, although they can be opened earlier by request. Hospice to train volunteers M. Kate West Chester Editor chesternews@plumasnews,com Sierra Hospice coordinator Karron White said the local organization and Honey Lake Hospice will soon collaborate to offer the annual Volunteer Training Classes. She said the eight-week class would be held on Thurs- days, from 6 - 9 p.m., begin- ning April 1. The classes will be held each week in the Westwood High School library, at 4th Street and Greenwood. Facilitating the collabora- tive effort are Andria Cuypers, Sandy Forest, and Claudia Dunlavy of Honey Lake Hospice and Karron White and Jan Davies of Sierra Hospice. Course topics include an introduction and the phi- losophy of hospice care, com- munication, family dynamics and psychosocial needs, spiri- tual needs and stress manage- ment, grief and bereavement and the role of a volunteer. Although not a require- ment at the conclusion of the course, students may, if they so choose, complete an appli- cation process to volunteer with either Honey Lake Hospice or Sierra Hospice. "Many of the people who attend this training do so for the information they can gain gained to help their families, friends and church families in need," said White. There is a $25 materials fee payable to the Hospice orga- nization of your choice. For more information, interested persons may call Karron While at 258-3412 or Andria Cuypers at 257-3137. Mail fees to Sierra Hospice, P.O. Box 95, Chester 96020, or Honey Lake Hospice, P.O. Box 1166, Susanville 96130. Railroad Days cookbook released The long awaited Railroad Days cookbooks are avail- able. City employees Julie Rizzo and Leslie Tigan show off the new cookbooks pro- duced by the Railroad Days Committee as a fudjsr for Railroad baysl t/. i9 - 22. Community members and committee volunteers their favorite recipes for the cook- book. The cookbook costs a meager $10 and is available at city hall, the Western Pacific Railroad Museum of Portola, Firehouse Thrift, Oregano, and Kelly's High Sierra Books in Portola and at Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, at the Mohawk Community Resource Center at the corner of highways 89 and 70. The city of Portola is the major sponsor of the four-day celebration. Vegetable Garden Classes Free: Bring your own chair Easy Breezy Veggie Garden with Mike McLain Planning a low . maintenance garaen Starting seeds indoor Organic veggie culture Stretching the season Square Foot Gardening with Melissa McC.oy Learn how to garden in raised beds Organic compost & fertilizers Grow Organic Bumper Crop Soil Amendment A blend of composted fir bark and forest humus fortified with 15% chicken manure, worm castings, bat guano & kelp meal. All purpose2 ou. fl.fertilizer $ 7 99 251-2330 OPEN 7 DAYS Mon~Sat 9~6  Sunday 10-3 705-670 HWY 395 E SUSANVILLE 1/2 mi. from Hwy. 395/36 intersection School music festival Quincy High School's said the festival is an large gym will be full of opportunity for perform- music this Friday, March ing groups to hear what 19, as the school hosts the rest of the region is a district-wide music doing musically. It is festival, with groups also alearning oppor- from Chester, Greenville, tunity as adjudicators Quincy and Face the Music from nearby colleges and Studio. universities will be pre- Plumas District Music sent to offer encourage- Instructor Tanner Johns ment and comments. Friday Adjudicators include Dr. David Ehrke of University of Nevada, Reno; Dr. David Scholz, California State University, Chieo; and Dan Neece, of Enterprise High School The event is open to the public. See chart for group performance times. Group Warm-Up Performance! QES Band 8:00 - 8:25 8:30 - 8:50 Face the Music Studio 8:35 - 8:55 9:00 - 9:25 Chester High Choir 9:05 - 9:25 9:30 - 9:55 Greenville HighBand 9:35 - 9:55 10:00 - 10:25 Chester High Band 10:05 - 10:25 10:30 - 10:55 Quincy High Choir 10:35 - 10:55 11:00 - 11:25 Chester Elem. Chorus 11:05 - 11:25 11:30 - 11:55 Lunch 12:00- 1:00 Face the Music Studio 12:30 - 12:55 1:00 - 1:25 Westwood 1:05 - 1:25 1:30 - 1:55 Quincy Jr. High Band 1:35- 1:55 2:00- 2:25 Chester Jr. High Band 2:05- 2:25 2:30 - 2:55 Greenville Jr. High Band 2:35- 2:55 3:00 - 3:25 Quincy High Band 3:05- 3:25 3:30- 3:55 ii iiiii i !!!iiiiiiiiiii!iii!ii!iiiii!iii!iii!i!ii!i!i!i!iiii!i!iiiiiiii!i!i! JOB SEEKERS: YOU ARE INVITED TO THE 14 TM ANNUAL PLUMAS & SIERRA COUNTY JOB FAIRS. Admission is free Dress your best and bring your resume Interview with employers face-to-face Workshops provided by the Plumas Work Connection. Location : 1953 E. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 March 17 th @ 10:00am "Resumes Only a Mother Could Love" "How to Blow an Interview in the First Five Minutes" Please RSVP for the workshops @ (530) 283-1606 Choose a location nearest to you: March 30 th Chester Memorial Hall 225 Gay St., Chester, CA 96020 (530) 283-1606 March 31  Feather River College Gym 570 Goiden Eagle Ave., Quincy, CA 95971(530) 283-1606 April 1 st Graeagle Fire Department 7620 Highway 89, Graeagle, CA 96103 (530) 283-1606 Sponsored By: (530) 993-4295 All workshops will be held 3:00 5:00pm