Community Briefs, Aug. 25, 2012
Chico gun show postponed
The U.S. Gun Traders gun and antique show scheduled for the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico today and Sunday has been postponed until December due to the North State fires.
CalFire is using the fairgrounds as a base headquarters.
The show, presented by Daryl Schaad and Larry Urrutia, will be held Dec. 15-16.
Willows car show results available
Winners of the 26th annual Willows Car and Bike Show can be found at www.willows-journal.com.
Logger history event slated
The Butte Meadows/Jonesville omelet breakfast and Diamond Match Camp Cabin "Museum" will be held Sept. 2.
The cabin is a replica of a Diamond Match logger's camp cabin, and the event will feature other historical items related to the logging industry.
More than 350 breakfasts — omelet, fruit, pancakes, juice and coffee — are expected to be served between 8-11 a.m. The cost is $10, with proceeds to benefit community projects such as the Web Weather Camera in the Butte Meadows/Jonesville area.
Take Highway 32 and Humboldt Road to Butte Meadows.
River clean-up scheduled
The first 50 people who volunteer to help clean up the riverbank between the Bridge Street bridge and the state park in Colusa will get a free lunch at Steelhead Lodge Bar and Grill.
The restaurant and Premier Mushrooms are sponsoring the event, starting with a tour of the mushroom plant at Colusa Industrial Properties at 9 a.m. Sept. 16.
To volunteer, call John Harry at Premier Mushrooms, 458-2700.
Tobacco group seeks members
The Colusa County Tobacco Prevention Coalition is seeking new members to help promote a tobacco-free lifestyle.
Time commitment is minimal and lunch will be provided at meetings. To join or for more information, contact the Tobacco Education Program at TEP@colusadhhs.org or 458-0381.
Volunteers needed at refuge
Volunteers are needed at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex south of Willows.
Volunteer opportunities are available as Visitor Center staff, refuge ambassadors, and with the education program.
Weekend volunteers are sought who can serve a minimum of five-hour shifts several times a month between October and February and must be at least 16 years of age. Anyone under 18 must have parent approval.
For more information, call Lora Haller at 934-2801 or visit www.fws.gov/sacramentovalleyrefuges.
Interviews and selections will be made by October.