Community Briefs: December 26, 2012
Nominations taken for watershed group
The Colusa Glenn Subwatershed Program board of directors seeks nominees to represent growers in Colusa and Glenn counties.
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 Monday.
The election date is Jan. 1, for a three-year term.
For more information, call 934-8036.
Party on New Year's Eve
Orland VFW and Orland Pride will host a New Year's Eve party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday at Orland Memorial Hall, 320 Third St.
The event will include a full service bar, party favors, midnight countdown, balloon drop, music by Inside Straight and more.
Proceeds benefit Orland's Heroes project.
Must be 21 to attend.
Tickets available by donation by calling 774-1537 or 870-1559.
CHP applications available
The California Highway Patrol will begin accepting applications for new officers in January, the first time in three years the agency has looked to hire.
Online applications will be accepted from Jan 3-5.
Candidates must be 20-35 years old, a U.S. citizen, have no felony convictions and be a high school graduate. There are a variety of tests, including medical, and interviews that will follow.
For information and application, visit www.chpcareers.com.
Masons to hold installation
The Orland Laurel Lodge No. 245 of Freemasons will install the 2013 Lodge Officers at 1 p.m. Jan. 5 at the lodge, 431 Colusa St., Orland.
A short video presentation of Freemasonry will follow the ceremony.
Light refreshments will be served.
Snow Goose registration open
Registration is now open for the 14th annual Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway, Jan. 24-27 in Chico.
Festival includes over 60 field trips and excursions; a wide variety of informative indoor workshops and presentations; a banquet featuring Chico's own Roger Lederer and Carol Burr as keynote speakers; Pacific Flyway Art Exhibit featuring wildlife and habitat artwork; as well as free events for all ages, especially kids.
To register, visit www.snowgoosefestival.org. ï¿½