Poe event set today at library
A "raven" and feathered friends are visiting the Yuba County Library today with Wild Things Inc. as part of Ready.Set.Poe! The Big Read.
The free program is at 4 p.m. at 303 Second St. in Marysville.
Call 749-7380 for more information.
Class on pain control Tuesday
A class on the role of interventional pain management is set at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Walther Conference Room at Sutter Medical Foundation, 460 Plumas St., Yuba City.
Admission is free.
Dr. Peter Bravos will give information on the differences between various treatment options from nerve blocks to spinal cord stimulations.
To register, call 749-5513 or visit suttermedicalfoundation.org/snmg. Space is limited.
Past is theme of women's event
"Pieces of the Past" is the theme of the November luncheon hosted by the Christian Women's Connection.
With featured speaker Denise Sullivan, owner of The Antique Mall in Marysville, the luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Bonanza Inn Convention Center, 1001 Clark Ave., Yuba City.
The program also includes music by soloist Terry Barber and speaker Diane McFarling.
The cost is $14 inclusive.
For reservations and free child care, call 671-6867 or 671-3586.
Retired teachers honor Stout
Judy Stout was honored at a recent meeting for her four years serving as president of Area 2, Division 53 of the California Retired Teachers Association.
The meeting, on Oct. 10, also included a presentation on behalf of the Friends of the Library and speaker Johanna Hobbs, association membership and operations manager from Sacramento.
The group's next meeting is at 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at the Yuba-Sutter Regional Arts Council, 624 E St., Marysville, with speaker Marika Garcia, council executive director.
Foundation awards funds to charities
The River Valley Community Foundation awarded $40,000 to 27 local charitable organizations and educational foundations.
The foundation's aim is to help fill the needs of hungry and homeless in the community in addition to supporting youth activities.
For more information about the River Valley Community Foundation, visit rivervalleycf.org or call SurenaTumber at 755-0418.
Five receive Eagle rank
Five local youths were honored as Eagle Scouts during a court of honor Sept. 15 at the St. Isidore Catholic Church parish hall in Yuba City.
Receiving the honor were:
• Alexander LowerBurky, a graduate of Jesuit High School. His project was installing a flagpole and doing landscaping for Sutter North Medical Foundation on Plumas Boulevard.
• Albert Kiehn Kopping, a senior at River Valley High School. His project was to rebuild a footpath at the Sutter County public shooting range.
• Louis Nelson Mowers, a senior at Yuba City High School. The project was to install a horse washing station on concrete at the Yuba Sutter Sheriff's Posse Arena.
• Brandon Michael Taylor, a senior at YCHS. His project was to clean and repair the handicap parking spaces and street parking at Rideout Regional Medical Center in Marysville.
• Benjamin Thomas Wankmuller, a junior at YCHS. His project repaired 12 benches lining the blacktop at St. Isidore Catholic School.
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