Community Briefs: Jan. 12, 2013
Firefighters' dinner on Jan. 26
The Kenny Frye Band will entertain the crowd at the annual Colusa Firefighters Steak, Crab Feed Dinner & Auction in the Main Exhibit Hall on the Colusa County Fairgrounds on Jan. 26.
The social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30, the auction at 7:30 and the dance at 9:30.
The cost is $40 before Thursday and $45 after.
Tickets are available at the city fire station, 750 Market St., or from any of the firefighters.
They will be sold at the door as well. Must be at least 21 to attend.
For more information, call 458-7721.
Little League seeking sponsors
Colusa Little League is taking registration for sign sponsors at the ball park.
A commitment card is required.
For more information, call 682-2438.
Open house at Williams facility
The Williams Community Center is holding an open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. today.
A dedication of the new center, located at 860 C St., also will be held first.y
Williams bingo slated Tuesday
The Williams Community Center is hosting a "Bingo Bash" starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at its new location at 860 C St..
The packet price is $20 with values for the extra packet ($5), special packet ($5), early birds ($4) and bonanza cards ($1).
The payouts are $50 for each regular game, with prizes of $75 for some specials and bonanzas, and $100 for a special-special game, and $250 for pick-em and some bonanza games.
Maxwell parks board seat open
Anyone interested in filling a vacant seat on the Maxwell Parks and Recreation Board can apply for appointment by the parks board.
You must me a resident of the district. The term of the open position expires in December 2015.
The deadline to apply is Jan. 31. The appointment will be made on Feb. 12.
Applications are available at www.countyofcolusa .org or by calling the county Clerk-Recorder's Office at 458-0500. Completed applications can be sent to Maxwell Parks and Recreation District, P.O. Box 4, Maxwell, CA 95955
PG&E scholarships available
PG&E is accepting applications for 2013 college scholarships.
Aspiring and continuing college students may apply for financial assistance through the Employee Resource Group's scholarship funds. At least 100 students will receive $1,000 to $5,000 each for exemplary scholastic achievement and community leadership.
Applications must be uploaded, postmarked or emailed to PG&E by Feb. 1, 2013. For more information, visit www.pge.com/about/community/ scholarships.
Refuge expansion input sought
The Colusa National Wildlife Refuge is proposing adding 75 acres to its hunting area, and the public can comment on the plan.
The land is already part of an undeveloped area of the refuge. No new land is being acquired, and none of the visitor area will be reduced.
There are two documents to be reviewed: Compatibility Determination for Hunting and a draft Environmental Assessment. The comment period ends on Feb. 21.
For more information or to comment, visit sacramentovalleyrefuges.fws.gov.