Community Briefs: November, 28, 2012
Sober Grad sells wreaths
The Orland High School Safe & Sober Grad annual Christmas wreath sale has begun.
Fresh 28-inch Nobel Fir wreaths decorated with berries and pine cones are available for $25 each.
Contact an OHS senior or call Kathleen Acosta at 520-5873, Rosa Inzunsa at 514-2844, or carol Kelly at 354-4247.
December is amnesty month
Library patrons with overdue fines can participate in "Food for Fines."
Patrons with outstanding fines for overdue materials may have their fines erased by donating canned and non-perishable food items. For each item or can of food, the library will deduct $1 from overdue fines.
All donations received will be given to local food banks for clients in Orland, Willows, and Hamilton City areas.
Bills for lost or damaged library items are not eligible.
The library cannot accept home-canned items; items that are past their expiration date; dented, damaged or cans with bar codes that have lined through.
For more information, contact the library at 865-1640.
Christmas Open House set
The Orland Historical and Cultural Society will host its Vintage Christmas Open House from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the Alta Schmidt House Museum, 936 Fourth St., Orland.
The museum will be decorated for the Christmas season and the player piano will be playing Christmas music.
Refreshments will be served.
Toys for Tots gears up
The Oralnd Police Department is again partnering with the US Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.
New, unwrapped toys can be left in marked donation boxes located in participating Orland businesses, as well as at the Orland Police Department, 817 Fourth St.
If a business would like to participate, contact Orland police at 865-1616 for a collection box.