Community Briefs: June 16, 2012
Two hospital board seats open
The Colusa Regional Medical Center is looking for community members to fill two vacant seats on the hospital's board of directors.
Applicants must be a current member of Colusa Regional Medical Center. To become a member, a donation of $100 or more is required.
Anyone interested should send a short biography to the hospital by Friday. Address it to Cheryl Hennessy, 199 E. Webster St., Colusa CA 95932, or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The board meets in the morning on the third Wednesday of each month.
Junior Lifesaving courses slated
Junior Lifesaving courses are available through the City of Colusa Parks and Community Services Department. Students must have completed Level Three of swimming lessons prior to taking this course.
Participants will learn basic water rescues, improve swimming skills, and learn what it takes to be a professional lifeguard.
Level One lessons will be held June 18-20; and Level Two from June 25-27. Each session is $60.
Advanced Junior Lifesaving courses will be held July 9-11 for $70.
To sign up for classes, visit City Hall at 425 Webster St., Colusa, or call 458-5622, ext. 101.
British Soccer Camp July 9-13
Pick up a sign-up form for British Soccer Camp at Colusa City Hall, 425 Webster St., or visit www .challengersports.com. The soccer skills camp will be held July 9-13.
The cost is $70 to $114, depending upon the child's age.
Donations sought for fireworks
Donations are being sought to continue the tradition of the Fourth of July fireworks display at Colusa's riverfront parks.
The event comes under the Colusa City Firefighters Association. Donations are tax deductible.
Make checks payable to the Colusa Firefighters Association. Drop checks off at the fire station, or send them to 750 Market St., Colusa, CA 95932.
Helpline available for smokers
The California Smokers' Helpline (1-800-NO-BUTTS) is a free statewide tobacco cessation service to help people quit using tobacco.
Colusa County Tobacco encourages Colusa County residents to call the helpline when thinking about quitting. Colusa County residents can also inquire about the "Ask, Advise, Refer" program when visiting their medical provider.