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Intermountain Parade 2017

I went to the Intermountain Parade in McArthur on September 3. It was a fine tribute to the spirit of the people of the Intermountain area. I admired the fine horses, riders, and the wagons. tractors, and vintage cars that reminded us of our history and heritage. It was encouraging to see the various organizations who serve the community participate. Above all, it was inspiring to see the young people from Girls Scouts, 4-H, the Interact Club, gymnastics, and others who participated in the joyful occasion.

Here are some pictures:

4H Sharing flag etiquette

American Legion Honor Guard

Grand Marshall

Blue Ribbon Award Winner

Intermountain Royalty

A family event

Happy birthday from the Girl Scouts

Intermountain Heritage Foundation

Blue Ribbon Horse

FFA

Peterson Ranch

Interact Club

More Interact Club

Rawhide Cowboys

Young Cowgirl

1957 Fire Truck

Burney 4-H

An old wagon and horses

Caballeros from Burney

Gymnasts

Here come the demolition derby cars

Lots of candy for the kids

 

 

Mustangs pulling an old freight wagon

It goes 80 mph and gets 100 miles to the gallon

A happy crew

A glimpse of the past

Shriners

Meyers Memorial

The Buckhorn

 

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Burney 4-H washes cars to support Hauge for Honorary Mayor.

Nine members of the Burney 4-H held a car wash in the parking lot of Word of Life Assembly of God on Wednesday morning June 14 to raise money for Dana Hauge’s campaign for Honorary Mayor of Burney. Hauge is raising money for the Burney 4-H.

4-H members wash car at WOLA for Honorary Mayor’s race

Her campaign motto is “To give any and every child the chance to have safe fun and develop citizenship, leadership responsibility, and life skills through youth activities.”

Her vision is to develop an “indoor and outdoor youth facility for youth sports with space for club and organizational meetings as well as indoor and outdoor sports fields and courts for year-round play and learning.”

If you would like to vote for Dana, stop by the Rex Club or give your donation for her campaign to any 4-H member. You can also donate at any fitness center where she is doing personal training. Every dollar donated counts as one vote.

Dana said that she is enjoying running for Mayor and that the 4-H may try to hold another fundraising event before the campaign ends on June 28.

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Honorary Mayor Candidates rally for their charities at Bailey Park

Candidates came to Bailey Park on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, April 1, to pitch their charity and talk about their campaigns to a gathering of friends, supporters and interested townspeople.

Honorary Mayor Candidates Shaylene Herndon, Mary Francis Unterreiner, Jill Daugherty, Ralph Freitas, and James Glaser (not pictured: Dana Hauge and Anna Denny)

Altogether, seven candidates are in the running to support their favorite charities and the Chamber of Commerce. Five of the candidates, Shaylene Herndon, Mary Francis Unterreiner, Jill Daugherty, Ralph Freitas, and James Glaser were present at the park. Anna Denny and Dana Hauge were unable to attend because of scheduling conflicts but their campaigns were represented.

Ralph Freitas campaigning for Make-a-Wish

Each candidate gave a short speech about the charity they are running for and their vision.

Ralph Freitas spoke first about Make-a-Wish Foundation. He also said that he would like to work to improve the parks in Burney and to encourage more young people to volunteer in the community. People can donate to his campaign at the USA gas station and several other locations. All donations will go to Make-a-Wish in Shasta County.

Shaylene Herndon, who is raising money for Tri-Counties Community Network gave a stirring speech about stopping crime in Burney. She modeled her talk on Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Donations are being collected at the Intermountain Community Center.

Shaylene Herndon with Tri-Counties Director Cindy Dodds and Brian Maas

Mary Francis Unterreiner addresses the crowd

Mary Francis Unterreiner talked about the St. Vincent de Paul program at St. Francis of Assisi Church. The program provides food and other assistance at several locations in the Intermountain area.

Mary will be collecting donations in person on the streets of Burney, inspired by the example of Mother Theresa.

Jill Daugherty is running for the Burney Citizens Patrol, local volunteers that rely on  contributions from the community to help prevent and reduce crime. Jill said that the patrol is also seeking more volunteers. They do house checks and act as “eyes and ears” to help the Sheriff’s Department. Some of the members of the patrol came to support her efforts. People can donate to her campaign at Tri-Counties Bank.

Jill Daugherty with supporters from Citizens Patrol

Jim Glaser, a member of the Burney Lions Club, is raising money for Boy Scout Troop 38. He spoke with pride about how the Boy Scouts develop leadership skills and serve the community in many ways.

Jim would also like to build a race track around Burney. People can donate directly to any local Boy Scout or at locations where he will be placing collection boxes around town.

Dana Hauge is running for Burney 4-H. She was unable to come to the event because it was her daughter’s birthday and they had previously made other plans. However, she wrote a speech that was read by Burney Chamber Office Manager Jen Luck in which she detailed the multifaceted benefits of the organization for local youth.

Dana wants to raise money so that any child who wants to participate in 4-H will be able to. Dana also said that she would like to see an indoor-outdoor youth and community complex that would accommodate sports, meetings, performances, and other activities. In her vision. a second phase would include “facilities for a major league ball team.”

Candidate Anna Denny

Anna Denny also could not make it because she was busy running her restaurant as well as baking brownies and preparing food for a local student’s senior project. The student is having a banquet to raise money for local youth activities.

Anna is raising money for Burney High School Sober Grad Night. On Anna’s behalf, Jill Daugherty explained that the event provides a safe and fun environment for students to celebrate their graduation. Jill has assisted with the event in the past. Anna has a collection jar for her campaign at Anna’s Country Kitchen.

Jen Luck emceed the event and introduced the candidates. She also reminded everyone about the upcoming Ham Run in Burney Falls Park and encouraged everyone to come.

Refreshments were provided by the Burney Safeway store.

Meet the Candidates for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney (Video)
Honorary Mayor of Burney Facebook Page
Anna Denny running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Mary Francis Unterreiner running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Shaylene Herndon running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Ralph Freitas running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Dana Hauge running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
James Glaser running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney

 

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Meet the Candidates for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney

On April 1, candidates for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney came to a “Meet the Candidates” event in Bailey Park. Candidates spoke about the charities they are raising money for and their hopes for Burney and the Intermountain area.

Seven candidates have registered to run for the following charities:

  1. Anna Denny, for Burney Sober Grad Night
  2. Jill Daugherty, for Burney Citizens Patrol
  3. Ralph Freitas, for Make-a-Wish (Shasta County)
  4. James Glaser,  for Boy Scout Troop 38
  5. Dana Hauge, for Burney 4-H
  6. Shaylene Herndon, for TriCounties Community Network, and
  7. Mary Frances Unterreiner, for St Vincent de Paul

Due to scheduling events, Anna Denny and Dana Hauge were unable to be present. However, Jen Luck read a speech that Dana had prepared and Anna’s candidacy and charity were also announced and explained.

Jen Luck, secretary for the Burney Chamber of Commerce, emceed the event. Refreshments were donated by the local Burney Safeway store.

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Dana Hauge running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney

Dana Hauge is running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney.  She is raising money for Burney 4-H.

Dana’s campaign motto is “To give any and every child the chance to have safe fun and develop citizenship, leadership responsibility, and life skills through youth activities.”

Her vision is to develop an “indoor and outdoor youth facility for youth sports with space for club and organizational meetings as well as indoor and outdoor sports fields and courts for year-round play and learning.”

If you would like to vote for Dana, stop by the Rex Club or give your donation for her campaign to any 4-H member. You can also donate at any fitness center where she is doing personal training. Every dollar donated counts as one vote. You can vote as many times and as much as you want. This is an election that money can buy.

Dana joins four candidates, Shaylene Herndon, Mary Frances Unterreiner, Anna Denny, and Ralph Freitas who have turned in their applications to run for Honorary Mayor.

There are more people who have said that they will be running for mayor to support various charities. Each candidate will be officially announced as soon as their form is turned in to the Burney Chamber of Commerce.  All candidate registration forms should be filed by April 1st.

Candidate registration forms are available at the Burney Chamber of Commerce or at the Honorary Mayor of Burney Facebook Page.

For more information call Alex or Linda Colvin 335-4221 or Jen Luck 335-2111.

See also
Honorary Mayor Candidates rally for their charities at Bailey Park (article and pictures)
Meet the Candidates for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney (Video)
Honorary Mayor of Burney Facebook Page
Anna Denny running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Mary Francis Unterreiner running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Shaylene Herndon running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Ralph Freitas running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
Dana Hauge running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney
James Glaser running for 2017 Honorary Mayor of Burney

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Shasta County 4-H Presentation Day at Burney High School a great success

Forty-seven students from throughout the county participated in Shasta County 4-H Presentation Day at Burney High School on Saturday February 18.

Primary 4H Presenters

Primary 4H Presenters

The program began at about 10 a.m. with an introduction and orientation by Nate W. Caeton, Program Representative II for the 4-H Youth Development Program. There were 24 judges (evaluators). Judges and presenters were divided into eight groups that met in separate rooms.

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Types of presentations included illustrated talks, science and engineering presentations, educational display talks, informative prepared speeches, persuasive prepared speeches, and interpretive readings.

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The presenters were divided into four age groups: Primary (5-8), Junior (9-10), Intermediate (11-13), and Senior (14-19).

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Junior, Intermediate, and Senior presentations were evaluated using a system of criteria to determine how well they performed the basic skills of public speaking.

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Based upon their score they received a gold or silver pin, or a red or white ribbon. Those who received a gold or silver pin can advance to the Sectional Presentation Day to be held on March 18 at Shasta College.

4h-presenters

Primary participants were not evaluated on a point system, but received written comments on their performances from the he judges. Many of the presenters illustrated their talks with skillfully made posters and visual aids.

Ryan and Ally Trisdale demonstrate how to milk a goat

Ryan and Ally Trisdale demonstrate how to milk a goat

The presentations concluded about noon. Afterwards everyone gathered for the presentation of awards.

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Melina Delaloza, a 4-H All Star Ambassadors explained the All Star leadership training, introduced the Burney 4H All Stars, and also welcomed all of the 4H past alumni who attended the event.

Every presenter received a certificate of participation. Ten gold and ten silver medalists qualified to go on the Sectional Presentation Day.

4H alumni and All Stars

4H alumni and All Stars

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Kandyce Teren, a senior presenter from Redding who received a gold pin, said, “The 4-H program is an amazing program that helps youth expand knowledge in every activity they participate in as well as expanding knowledge of themselves and who they are.”

Jeanine Ferguson from Burney 4-H, who helped to organize the event, said 4-H is about “Making the best better!”

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Burney 4H meeting at Burney High Library Wednesday Night

Burney 4H is holding a community meeting at the Burney High School Library at 7 p.m.

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4H has a rich history dating back to 1902.

The mission of 4H is  “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.”

In the United States it is administered by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The 4 H’s are ‘head, heart, hands, and health’ 4h_emblem_svg

It’s motto is

I pledge my head to clearer thinking,
My heart to greater loyalty,
My hands to larger service,
and my health to better living,
for my club, my community, my country, and my world.

4-H helps young people develop through citizenship, healthy living, science, engineering, and technology programs.

Burney is fortunate to have an active 4H club. Come on out and learn more!


 

 

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