Category Archives: Burney

BURNEY/INTERMOUNTAIN EVENTS – frpm April 21 2019

Compiled by Evalee Nelson 941-7909

Apr 26 & 27 (Fri & Sat) Fort Crook Museum Yard Sale at the RoundBarn in Fall River

Apr 27 – Cassel VFD Fishermans Breakfast

Apr 27 – Old Station Fishermans Breakfast

May 04 – Burney Chamber Ham Run at McArthur Burney Falls State Park

May 04 – BFREF Annual Dinner

May 05 – Friends of the Library Mystery Dinner in Burney RSVP call 335-4184

May 10-12 – Heritage Balloon Festival at Iner-Mountain Fairgrounds

May 12 – 18 WEED WHACK WEEK (town clean up)Pit River Casino

May 12 – Intermountain Modoc Shrine Mothers Day Fizz Breakfast 7a-10:30a

May 18 (Sat) Burney VFW Post 5689 Rustic Romance Prom for ages over 21 at7pm

May 18 – Fall River Lions Surf and Turf Dinner at Lions Hall in McArthur

May 25 – Mountain Cruisers Car Show at Pit River Casino 9a-2p

May 26 – Intermountain Modoc Shrine Fizz Breakfast

Jun ?? – Airport Day & Pancake Breakfast at Fall River Airport

Jun 07? – FRJUSD Graduations

Jun 08 – Burney Chamber Intermountain Community Yard Sale

Jun22 – Wild West Days at IM Fairgrounds – cancelled

Jun 14 – Burney VFW Bingo

Jun 23 – SNIPPP fundraiser at Clearwater Lodge

Jul 06 Burney Basin Days Parade, Craft Fair & Fireworks

Jul 20 – Hat Creek VFD BBQ

Jul 20 – Fall River Century Bike Ride

Jul 20 – A Day on the Alfalfa Music Festival – cancelled

Aug 1 – Mayers “On The Green” Golf Tournament

Aug 29-Sep 02 IM Fair

Sep?? – Hat Creek Beer and Wine Festival at Hat Creek Hereford Campground

Oct 12 – Shrimp Boil at Ingram Hall at IM Fairgrounds

Oct 13 – Heritage Day at McArthur Burney Falls State Park

Oct?? – Burney Chamber/Pit River Casino Fall Harvest Festival

Oct 24 – Soroptimist Sandwich Wednesday

Oct 26 – Chamber Fall Fling

Oct?? – Halloween Fest at Burney Fire Hall

Oct 31 – Plumas Bank and FRVCC Main Street Trick or Treat

Nov 02 – Glenburn Church Annual Piano Recital at 2pm

Nov 10 – Daylight Savings ends

Nov 16 – BES Christmas Craft Fair 9a-2p

Nov 28 – Thanksgiving and Lions Club Thanksgiving Dinner at Lions Hall

Nov 30 – Christmas Tree Lighting at Christmas Tree Lane in Burney

Nov 29 – Dec 08 – 12 Days of Christmas at IM Fairgrounds

Dec07 – New Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale

Dec?? – VFW Auxiliary Christmas Indoor Yard Sale and Bake Sale

Dec 07 – Santa’s Workshop at Ingram Hall

Dec?? – Christmas Light Parade in Fall River

Dec 09? American Legion Christmas Ham Dinner

Dec 21 – Santa Stroll at IM Fairgrounds

Burney VFW Bingo Schedule for 2019 – June 14, July 12, August 09, September 13,
October 11, November 08, December 13

BURNEY TAXI 530-605-7950

ORGANIZATION MEETINGS:

American Legion Post 441 – 1st Monday 5pm at Burney VFW Hall

Burney Chamber of Commerce – 2nd Tuesday, noon at Gepetto’s (335-2111)

Burney/Fall River Rotary – Every Thursday, noon at Gepettos

FOIL (Friends of the Intermountain Library) 3rd Tuesday of month, 2pm at the Library

Fort Crook Masonic Lodge – 2nd Tuesday at 7pm at the Maonic Lodge in Fall River

Intermountain Artists – 2nd Thursday noon-2pm at Evelyn O’Royce Art Center next to

Fall River Hotel. Usually have a special presentation. Open to the public

Lions Club – Every Thursday, 6:00pm at the Lions Hall in Burney

SNIPPP Board Meeting is Third Monday of each month at Gepettos at 1pm

Soroptimists – Every Wednesday, noon at Gepettos

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Lions Club Easter Hunt at BHS

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Burney Lions celebrate Students of the Month

On Thursday April 18, Burney Lions club named several Students of the Month. Levi Perkins was named 12th grade Student of the Month for February, Blair Marks was named 12th grade Student of the Month for March, and Makenna Crook was named 12th grade Student of the Month for April. Haylee Mantei was named 8th grade Student of the Month for February.

BHS Principal Ray Guerrera, Levi Perkins, Brian Marks, Haylee Mantei, Makenna Crook, and Lion George Whitfieldi,

The students were introduced by Burney High School Principal Ray Guerrero.

Levi Perkins has a grade point average of 3.46.  He is active in CSF, Leos, Interact, and FNL. He plays baseball and basketball, and enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, and hunting. He is looking forward to trying skydiving, and hopes after graduating to attend college and have a successful career. Levi’ parents Herb and Anne Perkins attended the ceremony together with his sisters Gracie and Tessa.

Brian Marks has a 3.70 grade point average. He participates in Leos, Interact, FNL, S-Club, plays baseball and football and will perform in the spring musical. He enjoys mudding, hunting, and teaching monkeys to sing. In his spare time he likes to count the blades of grass in his yard. So far he says he has counted over 6 trillion. Brian would like to visit every state in the U.S. After graduating, Brian  plans to attend Butte College to study criminal justice and wildlife management and then to become a fish and game warden. He enjoys making people laugh. Chris Marks, Kelley Marks, and Trina Humphreys all attended to see Chris honored.

Makenna Crook has a 3.04 grade point average. She enjoys reading and hanging out with friends. She would like to go to France. Her parents Kelly and Bobby Crook came to the dinner and expressed how proud they are of Makenna. ‘

Eighth grade Student of the Month Haylee Mantei has a 3.0 grade point average. She is active in basketball and volleyball. She would like to travel around the world, go to college, get married and have kids. Her parents DeAnna Johnson and Ronald Mantei also attended.

Perkins, Marks,  and Crook  were each presented by Lion George Whitfield with a check from the Burney Lions Club for $100 and Mantei was given a check for $50.

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Shasta County Board of Supervisors approves motion to purchase new library building in Burney

On April 16 ,the Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously, 5-0. to support moving forward toward the purchase of the Roper Building as a new facility for the public library system in Burney.

FOIL and friends after the meeting

Numerous people traveled to the meeting in Redding to attend the hearing. Patricia Pell, president of Friends of the Intermountain Library (FOIL); Anna Tracy from library services; Kim Neimer from City of Redding;  Monte Keady, Burney Fire District Chief; Bill Murray; Willie Rodriguez, Burney Water District Manager, President of the Burney Chamber of Commerce, and representative of Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River; Lola Harris, from Soroptomist International of Burney-Fall River; Andrew Urlie; and Fran Collier from FOIL all gave testimony. In addition, Carol Salini and Steve Woodrum from Redding  also spoke.

After the presentation Larry Lees, County Executive Officer for Shasta County, recommended that the Board move forward toward securing a purchase agreement.

The Board then asked questions and discussed the matter expressing their approval of the project. The Board voted unanimously to approve the proposal as endorsed by Mr. Lees.

McConnell Foundation, Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River, Rotary International, and Soroptomists International of Burney-Fall River have all pledged support for completion of the project as a collaborative venture of Shasta County, City of Redding, and FOIL.

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Burney High CTE Ag Science classes raise money for Spring Field Trip

On Sunday April 14, from 4-8p.m. Anna’s Country Kitchen hosted a tri-tip fundraiser to help support Burney High School Students raise money for their second CA Ag Focus Field Trip.

The students are participating in the Career and Technical Education  (CTE) Alternative Leadership Pathway for Ag School based High School 4-H. Twenty-three students are participating in the class and 20 students will be going on the trip.

CTE Students Langston Tate, Kira Hernandez, Francie Ferguson, Alexis Aubuchon, Tyler Olney, and Teacher Kari Rose

Students helped to take orders and serve customers in two shifts as part of the fundraiser.

The CTE Alternative Leadership Pathway is being conducted through the cooperative extension program at UC Davis as part of the University of California Agricultural and Natural Resources Division. For their three day field trip the students will visit multiple locations. First they will go to Sonoma County to  study livestock breeding. Next they will go to UC Davis to visit a veterinary hospital and also study aquaponics. The students are working toward the goal of using aquaponics in the greenhouse at BHS. Finally, the students will travel to San Mateo County to visit various sites.

According to Kari Rose, Ag Science Teacher at BHS, “Agriculture is the avenue for learning a host of lifeskills. Whether students pursue an Ag related career or not, the skills they learn in this program will help prepare them for success.”

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Soroptomists present FOIL with check for $2000 for Burney Library

On April 10, Soroptomist International of Burney-Fall River presented a check for $2000 to the Friends of the Intermountain Library. The donation was made for the Children’s Corner in the new Burney Library Branch of the Intermountain Library in memory of Howard Harris.

Dotte Sales, Ralene Metcalf, Lola Harris, and Pat Pell

Soroptomist Club President Ralene Metcalf presented the check to FOIL president Pat Pell.  Lola Harris and Dottie Sales were present for the presentation.

See also:

FOIL to present plan for Burney library to Shasta County Board of Supervisors at April 16 meeting

 

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Lunch with community helpers

On April 10, Tri Counties Community Network hosted a “Lunch with Community Helpers.” Shasta County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, Burney Fire District, Burney Disposal, US Forest Service, and Burney Mosquito Abatement District all sent representatives to share their mission and provide safety tips.  The sheriffs brought their dog, and Smokey the Bear also attended.

After the presentation, lunch was served by the Senior Nutrition Program so that children, service providers and senior ciitizens had a chance to mix and mingle.

Burney Fire District Chief Monte Keady hands on at lunch with a child

The program is sponsored each year by Bright Futures and Dignity Health to celebrate “Week of the Young Child.”

 

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