Community Briefs: March 9, 2013
Photo exhibit slated to open
Barney Fizpatrick of Colusa will have his photos on display at a new Colusa County Arts Council show.
An open house has been scheduled for 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at the Arts Council office, 430 Market St., Suite C, Colusa.
Grief support group available
McNary-Moore Funeral Services, in partnership with Sutter North Hospice, will hold grief support meetings from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, beginning this Tuesday, at 107 Fifth St., Colusa.
For more information, call 458-2111.
Wine tasting event March 16
The Colusa County Arts Council is hosting an Art and Wine Tasting event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 16 at the Sacramento Valley Museum, 1491 E St., Williams.
For more information, call the Arts Council at 458-2222.
Williams Antique Show nears
The 36th annual Williams Antique Show and Sale is approaching fast.
The event will be held from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. on March 16 and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on March 17 at the Old Gym next to the Sacramento Valley Museum, 1491 E St., Williams.
Dutch Oven Cook-off open
Entries are now being taken for the 12th annual Colusa Western Days Dutch Oven Cook-Off at the Colusa County Fairgrounds on April 6.
There is no fee, but a $20 deposit to reserve a space is required. The deadline to enter is March 27.
Prize money totals $1,250, with a top prize of $150 in each of the three categories.
To enter or for more information, call 458-7198.
City wants business input
Colusa is asking business owners in the city to take a business needs survey in preparation for a Community Development Block Grant application.
The survey can be found at www.surveymonkey .com/s6WQT392. For more information, call 458-4740.
Farm scholarship available
The Glenn Colusa Cattlewomen and Cattlemen are offering a $2,000 scholarship to students who will be entering their junior, senior or graduate years of upper division university or college in the fall.
Candidates must be graduates of high schools in Glenn or Colusa counties and are planning a career in an agriculture related field, preferably with an emphasis on beef production and/or promotion.
Application deadline is April 15. For more information, contact Jill Egly at 934-3776 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominate a senior volunteer
Nominations are being taken through March 31 for senior volunteers who dedicate at least 15 hours to their favorite causes. The Salute to Senior Service program recognizes the contributions of adults 65 or older.
Contest rules and nomination forms can be found at SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005.
State winners then will be selected by popular vote at SalutetoSeniorService.com. Online voting will take place from April 15 to April 30. From those state winners, a panel of senior care experts will pick the national Salute to Senior Service honoree.
The program is sponsored by Home Instead Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network.