Community Briefs: December 19, 2012
Lions announce winners
Winners from Sunday's Willows Lions Club Art Show and Sale were David Carvalho, winner of the raffled watercolor painting by Lion Vic Krongerg, and Lisa Fox, winner of the door prize.
Lisa donated her prize back, which was then won by Oliver Hill.
Contest dealine Thursday
The Department of Fish and Game and International Sportsmen's Expositions have teamed up to offer a youth essay contest. Holders of a junior hunting license and are youth under 16 who have valid 2012 hunter education certificates are eligible.
To enter, contestants need to submit an essay of 500 words or less on what "Passing on the Tradition" means to them. Participants are encouraged to write about conservation, sportsmanship and ethics.
Essays will be reviewed and scored by the stars of National Geographic's Wild Justice TV show.
The winner will be notified by phone and must be present with his or her parents for the grand prize on Jan. 12, 2012 in Sacramento.
Mail entries to Lt. John Nores, PO Box 1, San Martin, CA 95046.
Entries must be received by Thursday.
Platinum Club to meet
The Platinum Club for Glenn County Seniors will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday inside the large conference room at Glenn Medical Center, 1133 W. Sycamore St., Willows.
Mike Cammarano, Director of Imaging, and Sheree Zimmerman, Mammography Technician, will present "Mammograms - The Painless Test That Can Save Your Life."
Meeting includes breakfast buffet prepared by the dietary department.
Please RSVP to Deborah at 934-1881.
Chamber contest judging set
The Willows Chamber of Commerce will judge for their annual home and business Christmas Decorating Contest at dark on Thursday.
If your home or business, or that of someone in town, is decorated nicely for the holidays, stop by the Chamber today from 10 a.m. — p.m., 118 W. Sycamore St., or call 934-8150 to place the name and address of the home on their judging list.
Winners will be awarded Business Bucks, same as cash, at participating businesses or service providers that are a Willows Chamber of Commerce member.
Walden Wish Tree available
Walden Academy Charter School is in need of everyday school supplies and a Wish Tree has been placed in the main office.
Tags on the tree indicate specific items needed.
The office is located at 408 Pacific Ave., and is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information, contact Amanda Philp at 330-9042 or Landry Otterson at 517-0771.
Artist showing paintings
Colusa artist Hal Tacker will have his paintings on display at a one-man show "The Art of Hal Tacker" from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Colusa Golf & Country Club.
In addition to his original paintings, he will have drawings and limited prints for sale.
The golf course is located along Highway 20 just east of Colusa.
Motor-Icicle Run set
The annual Motor-Icicle Run, a pledge ride to fund a memorial for the Orland's heroes and to light the historic Orland Arch, will be held Jan. 19, 2013.
Meet at the Orland Fire Department, Fifth and Colusa streets, at 7 a.m. for a pancake breakfast, $6, followed by the ride, 8-10 a.m.
A chili feed, 50/50 and prize raffle will follow immediately after the ride.
Entry fee is $20 per rider and $5 per passenger.
Pledges are encouraged.
To register or for more information, call 1-888-814-2354 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ï¿½