Riverbend club sponsors Angel Tree
Members of the eighth-grade California Junior Scholarship Federation at Riverbend Elementary School are starting an Angel Tree for students at the school after the Thanksgiving holiday.
There are no classes Monday through Nov. 23.
Starting Nov. 26, a tree with submitted angel cards will be located at the school's front office.
For more information, call Michele Wright at 822-3100, ext. 1126. The school is at 301 Stewart Road, Yuba City.
Student transfer applications accepted
Inter/intra district transfer applications in the Yuba City Unified School District for the 2013-2014 are being accepted through Jan. 30.
Applications are available online at ycusd.k12.ca.us and at the district office, 750 Palora Ave., Yuba City.
Completed forms must be returned to the district office.
For more information, call the Student Welfare and Attendance office at 822-7641.
Encinal plans annual holiday boutique
The annual Encinal Boutique is set at Encinal Elementary School, 6484 Larkin Road, Live Oak.
Planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 29, the event includes hay rides available from the Live Oak High School Future Farmers of America.
All proceeds will benefit the school's field trip activities.
Craft fair part of holiday celebration
A variety of craft vendors will be featured at the annual Dobbins Elementary School craft fair, part of the 20th annual Christmas in the Foothills.
Items will include handmade quilts, jewelry, wreaths and homemade candy.
The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 at the school on Old Dobbins Road in Dobbins.
Homemade soups will be sold from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Proceeds will benefit Dobbins Elementary School for field trips and other school activities.
To sign up as a vendor or for more information, call Susan Adams at 675-2731.
Foundation seeks to honor Jewish teens
The Helen Diller Foundation, based in the Bay Area, has expanded its Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards nationwide to honor Jewish teenagers for their volunteer service in community projects going toward making the world a better place.
The program will honor five teenagers in California and five from other communities in the US.
Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 6. Candidates must be US residents between 13 and 19 years of age, must self-identify as Jewish and not be compensated for their service.
Each winner will receive $36,000 to go toward his or her volunteer service projects or their education.
Nomination forms can be completed by anyone — including the teen — except family members.
For more information, visit jewishfed.org/diller/teenawards or call 415-512-6437.
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