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Penn Valley managers receive award

Doc and Candie Springer, managers of Penn Valley Mini Storage, 17714 Penn Valley Drive, recently received the Storage Manager of the Year award for properties owned by the Donald W. Young Trust.

BRHS sophomore completes program

Kelsey Blagg, a sophomore at Bear River High School, has completed the Bovine Artificial Insemination (AI) Training Program in Orland. She received AI Technician Certification from ABS Global.

With this certification, Blagg now works for Blagg Livestock of Grass Valley as an AI Technician, offering sire selection and breeding services, and sales of semen and products for both beef and dairy cattle.

Burkhardt named


Larry Burkhardt was named president-elect of the Rural Telecommunications Congress in November.

Burkhardt is president and chief executive officer of the Nevada County Economic Resource Council.

The Rural Telecommunications Congress is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to expanded broadband access for rural communities.

Ridge clinic picks

Neff for board

Sierra Family Medical Clinic has appointed William (Bill) Neff to its board of directors.

Neff retired in July 2001 from the University of California, San Francisco as the associate vice chancellor emeritus, administration. During his 23 years with the University of California, he was also a part-time faculty member, teaching in the human resources, labor relations and employment law areas.

Neff headed labor and employee relations for both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University in the 1970s. He resides with his wife, Helen, in Incline Village and Nevada City.

Sierra Family Medical Clinic, 15301 Tyler Foote Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959 is a not-for-profit provider of health care and education to people living in and around the North San Juan Ridge.

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