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April 14, 2015

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Felix Eastman Turns 94
You’d never know Felix Eastman of Fall River Mills is 94 if those honoring him hadn’t spilled the beans. His theory is that someplace along the line, and he wouldn’t say when, his age kinda reversed and he’s now younger than most of the rest of us. A goodly crowd of friends, relatives, associates and well wishers were on hand to wish him well at a party in his honor April 12.
Senior Project Provided 20 Care Packages
IOn Friday April 3rd, Chasey Semer. A senior at Burney High School, completed her senior project, donating $376 of collected donations she had left  over after sending 20 care packages to soldiers overseas to the Burney Veterans of Foreign Wars and thanked them for their service to our country.

Deadline for Mayor Apps Near
By Cindy Martin
Burney Chamber
It looks like Adam Westlake isn’t quite ready to give up his title to Burney’s Honorary Mayor, and is that Katie Small, the Honorary Mayor of 2013 looking like she’s ready to jump in the race again? There’s still time to turn in your application as the deadline has been extended to April 24th. Applications are available at High Country Realty, Burney Valley Realty, US Bank and the Chamber of Commerce office, plus they are also available on our new “Honorary Mayor of Burney” Facebook page. The money all goes to great causes so join in the fun.

Foundation Dinner Tickets Available
McARTHUR — The Burney-Fall River Education Foundation will host their annual fundraising auction and dinner, May 2 at the Inter Mountain Fairgrounds. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will be at 7.

All monies raised will help with educational tools for the students of the Fall River Joint Unified School District.

Dinner tickets will be sold for $35 through April 24. From April 25 on, the tickets will be $40.

Tickets are available at both Burney and Fall River Elementary Schools and high schools, Tara Travel and Annie’s Place in Burney and Plumas Bank in Fall River Mills.

For information call Evalee at Tara Travel, 335-3627.

Rotary Hosts Dinner at the Rex
BURNEY — The Rotary Club will host a fundraiser at the Rex Club Sunday.

Rotarians will serve as the wait staff that evening to earn tips which are pledged for funding the new ambulance for Mayers Memorial Hospital. The menu will be Roasted Cornish Game Hen Lasagne, which will be priced according to the menu. Bar service will also be available.

Two seatings for dinner are available at either 5:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. Reservations can be made at the Rotary Club’s website at or by calling the restaurant at 335-4184.

Join the fun and support the Rotary Club as they compete their $25,000 pledge for the new ambulance.
Cultural Arts Group is Forming
BURNEY — The Burney Falls Cultural Arts is a group that is forming to provide a variety of opportunities in the cultural arts for the people in our Intermountain area. We would like to bring together all of the resources and talents that exist in Burney, Fall River, McArthur, and the outlying communities and provide them to the community in the form of classes, performances, and a sharing of skills. A survey that will enable you to let us know what services and opportunities are of interest to you. You may fill it out and return it to the following Burney locations: US Bank, Tri Counties Bank, Annie’s Place, Hearthstone Health Foods. You may go online to Survey Monkey to complete the survey: https://www.surveymonkey. com/s/FX73JZS

Please complete the survey online, or return the completed survey forms .
Groundwater Management Seminar

MOUNT SHASTA — How will the 2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act change groundwater management in California? What is the basic groundwater science of the volcanic Northern California Cascade region?

California Trout invites the public to an educational Water Talks presentation, “New Groundwater Policy and Regional Science” on Thursday April 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum located at 1 North Old Stage Road in Mt. Shasta. “New Groundwater Policy and Regional Science” will feature presentations from:
• Mary Randall, Regional Coordinator, Department of Water Resources Northern Region Office on “2014 Sustainable Groundwater Management Act,”

• Lee Davisson, CA Professional Geologist & President, ML Davisson & Associates on “Northern California Cascade Region Hydrogeology,” and,

• Ate Visser, Hydrogeologist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory on “New Tracers of Recent Recharge to Predict Drought Impacts on Groundwater.”
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Celebrate the Week of the Young Child with Youth Staff at Community Center
Celebrate the Week of the Young Child with youth staff at the Burney Community Center.

The 8th annual FREE lunch with the community helpers is a great chance to meet the local firefighters, law enforcement officers, and other community helpers. Learn about what they do, see their vehicles and equipment, and learn some safety tips. Then join them and our local Senior Nutrition folks for a fabulous barbecue!

The lunch is Wednesday, April 15th, at 11:00 a.m.

All children 5 years old and younger and their families are invited. Please respond by calling Shaylene at 335-4600.