Community Briefs – April 6, 2012

Colusa County 4-H SUMMER CAMP
Saturday, June 30 – Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Camp Tehama, at Mineral. If you enjoy fresh air, outdoor activities, campfires, swimming, crafts, and hiking, then this 4-H Camp is for you!!! 4-H members and friends are invited, Kindergarten through 8th grade. This is the grade you will be entering in the fall. K-3rd graders MUST have an adult chaperone. Parents are invited to attend as adult staff and will need to enroll, be certified and fingerprinted as 4-H Volunteer Leaders. Friends not enrolled in 4-H will need to enroll. Cost is $75.00 for campers & adult volunteer staff. If you are not a current 4-H youth member an additional $20.00 for accident/illness, insurance, curriculum, and program support must be paid if you plan to attend. Application deadline: May 30, 2012.  Please register online at: http://cecolusa.ucdavis.edu/4-H_Program/Events/Camp_Tehama_Registration/

CYBERBULLYING
Egling Middle School will be hosting a parent information night about CYBERBULLYING on Wednesday, April 18th, from 6:30-7:30 pm in the EMS cafeteria.  Presenter will be Cindy DeWoody, Criminal Investigator from the Colusa County District Attorney’s Office. Please join us to learn what you should know about CYBERBULLYING, its impact on your children and you, and how best to protect them.

PARENT WORKSHOP
How to keep your kids safe. What to say? How to say it? What to do? How to do it? Held in the Egling Middle School MP Room on April 24th at 6:00pm.  Contact Cindi Hudgins at 458-0330 ext. 10327 for more information.

CRMC FOUNDATION RIDE FOR LIFE  FUNDRAISER
On April 28, the annual ride for life at CRMC will be held at 9:00 AM.

CRMC ART SHOW & SHARE
CRMC will also be hosting an art show and share at the Colusa Health Clinic, 151 E. Webster Street, during the Ride for Life on April 28th. The event will feature the photography of Richard Lau.

VIRGINA READ DAY
Saturday, April 28, 2012
2-4 p.m. Book discussion, led by CSU Chico Professor Matt Brown and colleagues Friendship Hall, 5th and Oak Streets, Colusa.  4-6 p.m. Sacramento Valley Museum exhibit, “Colusa in the Time of the Dust Bowl” Martha Healey Cox Steinbeck Center exhibit, “The Works of Steinbeck”
735 Main Street, Colusa 7:30 p.m. Free showing of John Ford’s “The Grapes of Wrath” Colusa Theater, Market Street, Colusa. For more information visit: www.virginiaread.net.

PREVENT UNDERAGE DRINKING
A Town Hall Meeting of Parents, Teachers and Youth are all invited to learn about under-age drinking and the impact it has on our communities and schools as well as the developing adolesent brain. This event will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 7:00PM in the Colusa High School Library. This event is sponsored by: Colusa High School “Friday Night Live Club” and SAMHSA.

WILLIAMS COMMUNITY CENTER ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY! Our temporary location will be at: 901 ‘E’ Street in the Library Building for: MONDAY NIGHT BINGO Everyone Welcome! Early Bird Games Starting Time at 6:00 P.M. Regular Games Begin at 6:30 P.M. Refreshments Available at Reasonable Prices, Home Made Desserts Game Day: NEW TIME! Third Wednesday of the month,12:30 PM. Join us to play games, have fun and meet people!

CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE ANNUNCIATION
627 8th Street Williams “Meet & Greet Coffee Club” Every Third Sunday of the Month after 9:30 a.m. Mass Join us for refreshments and conversation.
458-5130.

ELECTRONIC WASTE DROP-OFF
Recology and the City of Williams offer free monthly drop-off of electronic waste such as TVs, household batteries, fluorescent tubes and computers, from 9am to 2pm. The event is held the first Thursday of every month at the City of Williams Public Works Yard at 735 7th Street. There is a limit of 5 TVs or computers per visit. For more information call 530 473 2519. Please only drop off items during business hours.

COLUSA COUNTY TOBACCO COALITION
The Colusa County Tobacco Program invites community members to join the Colusa County Tobacco Coalition. Please call Estella 458-0380 if you are interested in supporting a tobacco-free life style in our community.  Founded by Pop 99

CAR SEAT SAFETY CLASSES
Do you know what car seat is right for your child?  Do you know how to properly install your child’s car seat?  Is your child safe in your car?  Colusa County Public Health can help! Certified child safety seat technicians are currently offering classes that will answer all your questions.  The cost of the class is $20 and may qualify low income families for a free car seat. Classes are held monthly from 10-1130 in English and Spanish.  Space is limited so call ahead to reserve your space.  Colusa County Public Health can be reached at (530) 458-0380.

CALIFORNIA SMOKERS HELPLINE:
There are over 7,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke that can increase your risk of heart attack and death. If you wish to quit smoking, Colusa County Public  Health invites you to call the California Smokers Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS. Your medical provider can also help.  Contact them and inquire about “Ask, Advise, & Refer.”■

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Is the Owner, Publisher, Editor, and Reporter of the Williams Pioneer Review. Committed to publishing the news of our Community, Lloyd has been the owner of the Williams Pioneer Review since 2010. To contact Lloyd about this article or future articles, please email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net