Community Briefs: Nov. 17, 2012
Survivors of Suicide event set
International Survivors of Suicide Day Conference is 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday at Tehama County Department of Education 1135 Lincoln St. Red Bluff.
Free turkeys offered Monday
Corning Christian Assistance Program will give out to free turkeys at 8 a.m. Monday at the Corning Christian Assistance building,
Must have identification with a current address.
Church offers evangelical talk
The Neighborhood Full Gospel church will host Dwight and Heather McConnell on Sunday.
The McConnells will discuss a program that integrates evangelism and discipleship with disease prevention and community-based development.
Service begins at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at First and South streets.
Turkey Trot set for Thursday
Richfield School DC students present the first Turkey Trot 5K run/walk on Thursday.
Registration will be 8 a.m.-9:10 a.m. at Richfield school with the race starting at 9:30 a.m.. Registration is $15 without a T-shirt or $30 with a T-shirt.
Proceeds go toward the 2013 Richfield School Washington DC students.
Mobile Dental Clinic in place
The Mobile Dental Clinic is at the Corning Family Resource Center now until Wednesday.
It provides free dental exams, treatment for pregnant women and children ages 1-6 with or without insurance. For an appointment call 520-6913.
Fine art gallery showing
The Orland Art Center will be hold a reception for area artist George Turnball from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Orland Art Center, 732 Fourth St.
Admission is free. Refreshments will served, and Martin Trang will provide Christmas music.
Muzzle loaders at Toy Shoot
The 17th annual Stony Creek Muzzle Loaders Toy Shoot will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 2 at Lizard Camp.
Entry fee is one unwrapped toy, valued at $10 or more. Toys will be donated to the Corning Fire Department as part of their giveaway program.
Black powder rifles in lines welcomed, round ball and patch only, no visual aids.
Take Corning road to Paskenta, turn left on Round Valley road, drive approximately seven miles and look for sign.
For more information, call 824-0648 or 852-7183.
Contest for youth sportsmen
The Department of Fish and Game and International Sportsmen's Expositions have teamed up to offer a youth essay contest.
Holders of a junior hunting license who are under 16 and have a valid 2012 hunter education certificate are eligible.
To enter, contestants need to submit an essay of 500 words or fewer on what "Passing on the Tradition" means to them. Participants are encouraged to write about conservation, sportsmanship and ethics.
Essays will be reviewed and scored by the stars of National Geographic's Wild Justice TV show.
The winner will be notified by phone and must be present with his or her parents for the grand prize on Jan. 12 in Sacramento.
Mail entries to Lt. John Nores, PO Box 1, San Martin, CA 95046. The deadline is Dec. 20.
CHP applications available
The California Highway Patrol will begin accepting applications for new officers in January, the first time in three years the agency has looked to hire.
Online applications will be accepted from Jan 3-5.
Candidates must be 20-35 years old, a US citizen, have no felony convictions and be a high school graduate.
There are a variety of tests, including medical, and interviews that will follow.
For information and application, visit www.chpcareers.com.