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Chester Progressive, Westwood PinePress Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 11A mmon oun ion ran li "ons "Thank you for helping us make our vision a reality" is how Carly Kurpjuweit expressed her gratitude upon receiving a $1,500 grant from The Common Good Community Foundation in June. The funding was used to purchase instructional equipment and supplies for the newly formed Quincy Co-op Preschool. "This is exactly the type of organization the Common Good Community Foundation seeks to fund," stated board member Carol Snow. "Our goal is to support organizations that benefit local Plumas County residents and our communities, and a new co-op preschool does exactly that," she added. Does your organization need funding for a new project, equipment, supplies, etc? If so, The Common Good Foundation will be accepting grant requests from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. Grant awards will then be made in early December. In order to apply, an organization must have nonprofit status and be located within Plumas County. Grants are limited to $1,500, and organizations may or may not receive the amount requested depending on the number of applications received and the amount available for funding in December. Grant applications must be postmarked or emailed by Nov. 30. Instructions and application forms can be found at commongoodplumas.org. "The Common Good Community Foundation has worked diligently to keep our expenses to a minimum to ensure that 96 percent of all donations are invested in local Plumas County communities," stated Colleen McKeown, foundation president. "Donors can designate how they want their donations used or they can make unrestricted donations that will be used to support local organizations in the form of grants." :The foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization, with all donations being fully tax deductible. For more information, contact commongoodplumas@gmail.com: Advanced Geologic Exploration, Inc. Scientists of the Earthr,'' See past reports and more at www'advancedgelgic'cm Better Science Setter Service Better ResulLs! i5 0 0 . 1'~ The number of earthquakes declined from the preceding week, falling back to the 10 quake-per-week mark. The weekl~ - the most since the second week of September when four M 2 were recorded. This week's activity broke a four-week stretch when between zero and one M 2 was recorded. Six M 3s have been record- ed this year, the last one happening six weeks ago on September 20. The largest earthquake measured M 2.6 tally has remained between 10 - 19 and occurred at 8:02 a.m. Friday, October quakes for 15 of the last t7 weeks and 20, at Lake Almanor near Canyon Dam. It since the Truckee M 4.0 and M 4.1 earth was proceeded by a M 2.3 jolt earlier that quakes on June 27. The only exceptions morning and a M 1.9 the dayprior. The were when activity rose to 22 events the larger event was felt by East Shore last week of July and to nine events three residents and a few on the peninsula. weeks ago. Further south and in the core of the Sierra The intensity of seismicity increased to near Bucks Lake was a M 2.0 quake on three quakes measuring M2.0 or stronger October 23. Felt? Ann Frid enjoys the rapt attention of youngsters (and moms) attending the new Quincy Co-op Preschool, which received a $1,500 grant from The Common Good Community Foundation in June. Photo submitted ii ii / Honoring our~e terans m will en Hall for those Adults IIZ I(hildm 18 (IZ & under) ', Union.&Iiaigii'sl, eokNNk,~...... .................. I