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E-waste drive to benefit Lyman Gilmore students

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A free Electronic Waste drive-thru, drop-off fundraiser will help Lyman Gilmore 8th grade students earn money to visit Washington, D.C./New York and save the environment.

In these challenging economic times, eighth graders from Lyman Gilmore are trying to help pay their way to tour Washington, D.C,/New York by holding the collection drive Saturday, Jan. 5 at Lyman Gilmore Middle School.

Participants won't even have to get out of their car. Pop the trunk or open the door and we will unload for you.

We will accept: monitors, televisions, desktop and notebook PCs, VCRs, stereo equipment, speakers, keyboards, mice, PDAs, digital cameras, zip drives, telephones, cell phones, printers, copiers, laser and multifunction scanners and fax machines, microwaves, small household appliances such as toasters, mixers and blenders, vacuum cleaners with the dust bag removed, etc.

We cannot accept: large household appliances (i.e. refrigerators, washers, dryers, etc.)furniture, hazardous household waste including batteries, car batteries, paint, pesticides, used oil, cleaning supplies, fluorescent light bulbs, water heaters, tires, etc.

For more information, call Tricia at (530) 274-8645

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Sponsored by CEAR, INC, California Electronic Asset Recovery a California state approved electronic waste collector and recycler. http://www.cearinc.com.

Ice Bowl at Western Gateway Park supports food ministry

On Jan. 12,the second Annual Penn Valley/Grass Valley Ice Bowl will be happening in
Penn Valley at Western Gateway Park.

The mission of the Ice Bowl is to provide charity support to the Interfaith Food Ministry. Last year we raised $1,100 and 841 pounds of food.

We need sponsors to help buy shirts and donate raffle prizes. Everyone who sponsors, gets their name/logo on the back of all of the shirts.

It is a tax-deductible donation.

We are at the halfway point for sponsorships. Sponsorships are open until Jan. 1, when the shirts go to the printer.

Help the community and also the disc golfers, make your tax-deductible donation today.

For more information call Sheri at 273-0871.

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