Biznews for March 19, 2013
LIVE LIFE BETTER GIVEAWAY
Susanville Supermarket is now playing the Live Life Better Giveaway through April 27. According to Pam Woodworth, you collect game pieces with each purchase (must be 18 to play) and you can win prizes such as groceries for a year, Wii games or the grand prize, an Apple iPad. See store for details.
Applications for Lassen County Farm Bureau scholarships (up to $4,000) are now available. These scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school or college students who are pursuing a career in agriculture or agri-business. The deadline to apply is April 10. For more information, contact your school counselor or call the Farm Bureau office at 257-7242.
TRI-TIP DINNER ANYONE?
Every year the seventh-grade class at Richmond School hosts a tri-tip sandwich dinner to raise funds for their eighth-grade year. This year’s dinner is set from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26. You can have it as take out or dine-in. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased from any seventh-grader, which they encourage. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. They have family and individual tickets available.
READY FOR SPRING?
Terri Karper and Ladybug Landscape are. They are ready to thatch, aerate and fertilize. Or maybe you need tilling, hauling and clean-ups. Terri and her crew also install sprinkler systems. Give her a call to schedule your appointment, be sure and ask her about the military and senior discounts she offers. You can reach her at 251-0213 or 249-4612.
CATTLEWOMEN’S/MEN’S SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
Once again, applications for the Lassen County CattleWomen’s agriculture and memorial scholarships and Cattlemen’s agriculture scholarship are available at Lassen County high schools and Lassen College counseling departments. Deadline for applying for the three scholarships is April 10. For applications and eligibility requirements, check with your counseling office or email Erika Giusti at email@example.com.
FITNESS ON DEMAND
Dora Valentine, owner of Iron Horse Gym, says they are now offering Fitness on Demand. With just a touch of a button you can choose from a number of fun, exciting, heart-pumping exercise videos like kickboxing, Latin dance, cycling and more. With Fitness on Demand, you can bring the fun of group fitness to your guests at any time! Dora tells us the gym will still be offering their regularly scheduled classes as well.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD’S LIFE
Court Appointed Special Advocates Outreach Training Coordinator Tracy Cagle tells us she is getting ready to start a new training course to be a volunteer. Orientation will be Wednesday, March 27 and the training starts on April 10. Research has shown people who volunteer live healthier lives and this program is a great way for you to donate your time to those who really need your help. For more information, call Tracy Cagle at 260-0174 or visit its website, lassenfamilyservices.org.
WOMEN, INFANTS, CHILDREN PROGRAM WANTS YOU BACK
Local Women, Infants and Children Program Coordinator at Northeastern Rural Health Clinics, Inc., Barbara Byers, RD, CLC, let us know there are lots of ways the program can help stretch your food dollars. If you’ve been too busy to renew your program eligibility then you will be happy to know they have streamlined the process and the average appointments are running 30 minutes or less. Plus, you can now do the nutrition education course online.
“Times are tough and Women, Infants and Children Program is here to help eligible applicants maximize their food budget so they can offer healthy, nutritional choices for their children,” Byers said.
ALOHA! IT’S LUAU TIME
If you’ve been wishing to be swept off to a tropical paradise but haven’t left town, well you can still enjoy the music and tasty temptations of the islands at the Diamond Mountain Casino’s annual Luau from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23. The casino will be serving up all your tropical favorites, including drink specials and island dancers for entertainment. Tickets are on sale now at the gift shop.