Community Briefs: November 17, 2012
Willows Rotary cleans up
Willows Rotary completed its yearly Adopt-a-Highway duties Nov. 10 by cleaning up on Wood Street/Highway 162 from the Willows Cemetery past Walmart, picking up bottles, cans and litter thrown along the roadway.
Willows Rotary meets each Thursday at noon at the Old Hwy. 99 Steakhouse for lunch. Those interested in joining the world-wide organization are welcome to attend.
Contest set for youth
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 who are under 16 and have a valid 2012 hunter education certificate are eligible.
To enter, contestants need to submit an essay of 500 words or fewer 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. The deadline is Dec. 20.
CHP applications available
The California Highway Patrol will begin accepting applications for new officers in January, the first time in three years the agency has looked to hire.
Online applications will be accepted from Jan 3-5.
Candidates must be 20-35 years old, a U.S. citizen, have no felony convictions and be a high school graduate. There are a variety of tests, including medical, and interviews that will follow.
For information and application, visit www.chpcareers.com.
County vacancies announced
Glenn County is seeking individuals to serve on the Water Advisory Committee and the Technical Advisory Committee.
For more information, call Lester Messina or Lisa Hunter at the Glenn County Agricultural Department at 934-6501.
An application can be found online at www.countyofglenn.net, under "Committees."