Community Briefs: October 24, 2012
Adopt a Glenn County family
The 22nd annual Glenn County Adopt-a-family/Elder Program is seeking sponsors for the 2012 holiday season.
If you are interested in sponsoring a family, please call Leslee Odom at 934-1474 or Colleen Ellis at 934-1478.
The event will be held Dec. 14.
Orland blood drive Thursday
A community blood drive will be held from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday at the Federated Church of Orland, 709 First St.
To give blood, donors must be in generally good health, free from cold symptoms for at least 48 hours; be at least 17 years-old or 16 with parental consent; and weigh at least 110 pounds.
Must bring photo identification.
Train to run additional nights
The Glenn County Fair's annual Spook Train will run two additional nights this year, from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 31.
All proceeds will be split between Trojan Boosters Club and the fairgrounds.
Tau Alpha to host bunco
The Tau Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host bunco night, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and games starting at 6:30 sharp, Tuesday at St. Dominic's Parish Hall, 822 A St., Orland.
Advanced tickets are $10 and are available at Shakey Shingle Antiques on Fourth and Walker streets, Orland, or from any Tau Alpha member.
Tickets are $12 at the door.
Game prizes, door prizes, and refreshments will be available.
Proceeds benefit local charities and community needs.
For more information, call 865-1822 or 865-2993.
Plaza pancake breakfast set
The annual Plaza Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be held from 7 a.m.-11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Plaza Elementary School, corner of County Road 24 and County Road S, Orland.
Tickets are $5, available at the door.
Breakfast includes pancakes, ham, scrambled eggs; and coffee, juice or milk.
Nominations taken for watershed group
The Colusa Glenn Subwatershed Program board of directors seeks nominees to represent growers in Colusa and Glenn counties.
The current grower representative is John Garner, a Colusa County farmer.
The program assists its members to meet requirements of the mandated Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program through the California Regional Water Quality Control Board.
The at-large election will be a by-mail vote. Election and voting rights are open to the active members as of Oct. 1. Ballots are due by Dec. 31.
The election date is Jan. 1, for a three-year term.
For more information, call 934-8036.ï¿½