Community Briefs: December 29, 2012
Growers meetings on Jan. 8
The annual growers meeting held by the California Rice Commission will be at 9 a.m. on Jan. 8. at the Bonanza Inn Magnuson Grand Hotel, 1001 Clark Ave., Yuba City.
The second meeting will be held at 1 p.m. the same day at the Colusa Casino Resort Conference Center, 3770 Highway 45, Colusa.
Registration will be held 30 minutes prior to each meeting. All members of the rice industry are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Jim Morris at 916-205-5395 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recycle your Christmas tree
The River Jim's Adventure Education program at Willows Intermediate School is collecting Christmas trees through Jan. 9.
Trees may be dropped off behind the bike racks at Willows Intermediate School, 1145 W. Cedar St., Willows.
Seventh- and eigth-grade students will use the trees to build fish habitat at Stony Gorge Reservoir this winter, and will return in the spring and summer to collect samples of fish species living there.
For more information, call Bill Shively at 934-6633, Ext. 1303.
Crab Feed and auction slated
The annual Willows Elks Lodge Crab Feed, Raffle and Auction will be held from noon — 6 p.m. Jan. 20 at 150 S. Shasta St., Willows.
Tickets are $35 and $15 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available from Elks members and at the Elks Lodge.
Proceeds benefit high school seniors in Glenn and Colusa counties.
For more information, call 934-4321.
PG&E offers scholarships
PG&E is accepting applications for 2013 college scholarships.
Aspiring and continuing college students may apply for financial assistance through the Employee Resource Group's scholarship funds. At least 100 students will receive scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 for exemplary scholastic achievement and community leadership.
Application deadline is Feb. 1.
For more information, visit www.pge.com/about/community/scholarships.