Community Briefs: Hunter safety course offered
The Sutter Buttes Sportsman Association is putting on a free hunters' safety course at 100 Sunrise Blvd. in Colusa this weekend. Mike Russow will be the instructor.
The classes run 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Lunch will be provided at the Saturday class.
Participants are encouraged to take advantage of free online study materials prior to the classes, available at www.huntercourse.com.
Meeting about flu season
The Friday meeting of the Care and Share of Colusa County will be about preparations for cold and flu season and caregiver burnout.
The support group for parents and caregivers of special needs children meets at 6 p.m. at the Williams Community Center in Williams.
Adoption questions answered
People interested in learning about adoption can receive information from 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Colusa County Library's Morse Conference Room in Colusa.
A specialist from California Adoptions Services will provide general adoption information, explain family assessment and placement procedures and answer questions.
For more information, call 895-6143.
Cancer fundraiser on Oct. 19
Granzella's is hosting a Bagna-Caldette Feed on Oct. 19 for its seventh annual Women's Breast Cancer Fundraiser.
The fundraiser will take place under the big tent in Granzella's parking lot at 452 Sixth St. in Williams and will feature margaritas and socializing.
The tent opens at 11 a.m. and lunch will be at 1 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person.
Proceeds benefit Casting For Recovery.
Man injured in semi collision
One man was still hospitalized on Friday after two semi-trucks collided 2:55 p.m. Thursday on southbound Interstate 5 near Myers Road near Williams, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Sohan Singh Khabra, of Westminster, made an unsafe lane change to the right and collided with a 1992 Freightliner driven by Ysalas Saustegui Lopez of Sacramento, CHP said.
Lopez ran off the right side of the road and Khabra's vehicle overturned onto its left side.
Khabra, who was transporting a load of rice, was life-flighted from the scene by Reach Air Medical Services. Khabra was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, but was released to Enloe due to his injuries, CHP said. Khabra was listed in stable condition on Friday. Health Fair on Oct. 24
A Family Health Fair is slated for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Main Exhibit Hall at the Colusa Fairgrounds.
The event features free flu shots, health checks, information on community resources and workshops.
Also, those 60 and over can receive free transportation to the event by calling the Colusa Transit at 458-0287.
Noontime music will be provided by the Colusa High School jazz band.
For more information, call Mary Jane Tate, director of staff development at Colusa Regional Medical Center, at 458-3239. People may also call the medical center at 458-5821.
Loan committee has vacancy
The Colusa City Council is looking to fill a vacancy on the Community Development Block Grant Loan Committee by Nov. 19.
Applicants need to be Colusa residents or live within 2 miles of the city and may not be officers or employees of the city.
Additional information and applications may be obtained from the city clerk's office, 425 Webster St. For more information, call 458-4740. Applications must be received by the city clerk no later than noon Nov. 12.
Ladies Aid to have bazaar
The Grimes Ladies Aid Society will hold its annual dinner and bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Grand Island Elementary School. The event will begin at 5 p.m. They will be serving an all you can eat turkey and ham dinner with all the trimmings. The dinner will cost $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under.
Support group to meet Friday
Care and Share of Colusa County, a support group for the parents and caregivers of special needs children, will be holding a meeting on Friday at the Williams Community Center, located at 860 C St. Topics include preparations for cold, flu and RSV seasons and caregiver burnout.
Craft Expo set for Nov. 2
The fourth annual Colusa County Make It and Take It Craft Expo is 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Colusa County Fairgrounds Festival Hall.
There will be projects for all ages, including spin art T-shirts, scrapbook cards and frames, candles, Christmas ornaments, magnets and jewelry. The costs of the activities will range from 50 cents to $10. If you are interested in helping or donating craft items, call the 4-H office at 458-0570 or Dawn Brown at 438-2396.
Counties choose health care plans
Anthem Blue Cross and California Health and Wellness Plan were selected as health care plans for the Medi-Cal Managed Care expansion for 18 counties, including Butte, Tehama, Glenn, Plumas, and Colusa counties.
Both plans will be discussed in two events. The Diversability Advocacy Network is hosting these sessions which are an opportunity for each plan, community members, social service agencies, and beneficiaries to discuss the rural expansion of managed care and what they may expect as far as services or limitations of services.
From 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, California Health and Wellness Plan will be at the Chico Masonic Family Center.
For more information, call Forest Harlan, Independent Living Services of Northern California, at 893-8527.