Community Briefs: February 6, 2013
Comment session Thursday
Representatives from the California Emergency Medical Services Authority will hold a public comment session from 3:45-5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Northern California Emergency Medical Services Agency, Inc. office located at 457 Knollcrest Drive, Suite 120, Redding.
The public comment session is part of a standard program and fiscal review of local EMS agencies that receive state funding. Anyone who is familiar with Nor-Cal EMS Agency or would like to comment on EMS service in Sierra, Plumas, Lassen, Modoc, Glenn and Trinity counties, is welcome to appear in person before the panel.
Written comments are also welcome and should be sent to the California Emergency Medical Services Authority, 10901 Gold Center Drive Suite 400, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670, Attn: Adam Willoughby, by fax to (916) 322-8765, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space and time will be limited so please arrive early. To assure an opportunity to address the panel, email your interest to email@example.com in advance if possible.
Logue staff in Orland
District staff for Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica, will hold office hours from 1-4 p.m. Friday at Orland City Hall, 816 Fourth St.
For more information, call 895-4217.
Cal Water to begin maintenance
Starting in February, California Water Service Company will begin a two- to three-month systemwide flushing program that will improve water system circulation and enhance quality.
During the week of Feb. 10, flushing will be conducted between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. in the business district of northwest Willows. Work is planned during these times to minimize any impact to nearby businesses.
Cal Water will provide updates as flushing becomes scheduled for other parts of town.
For more information on current flushing locations, visit www.calwater.com.
Directors meeting re-scheduled
The Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District board of directors has rescheduled its meeting to 9 a.m. on Feb. 14 at 344 E. Laurel St., Willows.
Corvette Club meets Feb. 21
The Americana Corvette Club will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Logan's Roadhouse, 1900 E. 20th St., Chico.
The upcoming chili cook-off will be discussed.
For more information, call 877-2741 or visit www.americanacorvetteclub.org.
Bingo and beans slated
The Willows VFW Post 1770 will hold a bingo night Feb. 22, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. and games starting at 6:30, Willows Memorial Hall, 525 W. Sycamore St.
The Cantina will be open, with the Auxiliary serving hot dogs, beans, soda, coffee and tea.
For questions, call Cling at 934-4912.
Kindergarten registration set
Murdock Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 6-7 for the 2013/2014 school year, 655 French St., Room 101.
Children must be 5 before Sept. 1 to enroll.
Children who will turn five between Sept. 1 and Dec. 2 will be enrolled in transition kindergarten.
Child need not be present at time of enrollment.
Parent or guardian must bring a birth certificate or baptismal record, immunization record, and child's baby book for filling out the health history.
For more information, call the school at 934-6640.
Wildlife volunteers sought
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area is seeking volunteers with an interest in wildlife, ages 18 and older, to take part in its annual Wood Duck Nest Box Program. This is the largest volunteer next box monitoring program in California.
A meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 9 at Gray Lodge, off of Pennington Road, Gridley.
Wear comfortable clothes and bring a sack lunch.
Reservations are required and space is limited.
For more information, call 846-7505.
Boosters to hold mattress sale
The Willows High School Boosters will hold a mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16-17 at Willows High School.
New, non-referbished name-brand mattresses and bedroom sets will be available starting at $199 per set, supplied by Furniture Direct.
Mattress will be delivered three weeks after purchased.
For more information, contact Adele Foley at 519-1210.