Azad’s Martial Arts Family Center is offering a series of self-defense classes for all adults in our community called Personal Defense Training (PDT). 
FIRST-TIME ADULT PDT is entirely FREE* and open to the general public.  PDT is designed to make students and the public more aware, prepared, and ready for any hostile situation anywhere.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://1035theblaze.com/pages/pdt

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Vitalant Monthly Blood Drives [LINK]

NEW BLOOD DRIVE LOCATIONS ADDED.

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Vitalant Chico Center
555 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico

Monday  8:15am-2:00pm
Tuesday  12:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday  9:00am-2:00pm
Thursday  12:00pm-5:00pm
Friday  7:30am-2:00pm
Saturday  8:00am-1:00pm

Sunday 7:00am-12:00pm  UPDATED

Motorcycle Show -Chico | May 26

Elks Lodge #423- 1705 Manzanita Avenue, Chico | 7:30am-2:00pm

 

Free Ride-In Show. Best of Show awarded. Open to all. No host bar by the Elks Lodge. 
Vendors: 20'x20' space just $30.
Sponsored by: Ishi Chapter A.M.C.A.

Barrels, Bites & Bounty fundraiser Boys & Girls Clubs NV -Oroville | May 31

What is Barrels (Beverages), Bites (Food Samples) & Bounty (Raffle)? – On Friday, May 31, 2019 from 6:00- 8:00pm

You are invited to enjoy the Historic Oroville Inn while listening to music, sampling local beer, wine, beverages, & food. 
This is a fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the North Valley’s Oroville Teen Center and Juvenile Hall.

 

TICKETS  https://bgcnv.org/campaigns/bbb

 

Guests will check-in and pick up tickets at the Oroville Historic Inn. General tickets & VIP tickets will allow participants to taste beer and wine provided by local breweries & wineries along with food from local chefs. Guests will have a chance to vote for the Best Barrel & Best Bite. 
All ticket holders must be 21 yrs. or older. 

Facebook Ads Manager & Google Adsense | May 31

Google and Facebook have become the most reliable and insightful platforms producing the largest return on investments (ROI). While Google focuses on query-approach marketing, Facebook uses a more interruptive approach. Each platform has its own set of rules and tactics. In this workshop you will gain a basic understanding about the two largest platforms in the marketing world, the differences between them, when to use either platform, and how to scale quickly. 

 

Date: Friday, May 31st 

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cost: FREE 

Where: Holiday Inn Express | 2810 Main Street Red Bluff 

 

Please log onto https://www.bcsdbc.org , complete onr form per atendee and drop it in the mail, or fax to: NEC Small Business Development Center at Butte College - 2480 Notre Dame Blvd, Chico CA 95928

Phone: (530) 895-9017 Fax: (530) 566-9851

Paradise Chocolate Festival -Oroville | June 1

Gold County Casino Resort- 4020 Olive Hwy., Oroville | 9am-5pm

 

Chocolate Candy Land, Ice Cream, Chocolate Cuisine Challenge, Chocolate Pancake Breakfast, Art, Craft & Food Booths, All About Books, Art on the Green, Wine and Beer Tasting Tent, Musical Concerts, Paradise Strong Community Booths.
Admission Includes:

- Free Chocolate Samples
- Free Chocolate Pie & Ice Cream Eating Contests
- Free Kidz-Zone Bounce House & Super Slide
- Free Carnival Games, Crafts & Prizes

Free Raffle Prizes

General Admission $5, Children under 4 FREE

TICKETS

http://www.chocolatefest.us/events/event-tickets/


A benefit for youth organizations on the Ridge.
2019 Beneficiaries - Achieve Charter School, Achieve Charter High School, Boy Scout Troop #316, Boy Scout Troop #770, Children’s Community Charter School, Cub Scout Pack 316, Cub Scout Pack 770, Girl Scouts, Gold Nugget Museum, Paradise Elementary PTO, Paradise Elks Lodge, Paradise Friends of the Library, PHS Academic Decathlon Team, PHS Athletic Teams, PHS Link Crew, PHS Student Leadership, Paradise Host Lions Club, Paradise Intermediate Evergreen 6 Academy, Paradise Intermediate School Web Program, Paradise Junior Football, Paradise Piranhas Swim Team, Paradise Recreation & Park District, Paradise Rotary Interact, Paradise Unified School District, Ponderosa Elementary PTO, Rainbow Girls, Reading Pals Paradise and Ridgeview High School Rangers.
 

530 342-4896 | http://www.chocolatefest.us

FACEBOOK EVENT
http://www.facebook.com/events/361099611410297/

Kids Mud Run / The Lord's Gym Oroville | June 1

3570 Oro Bangor Highway, Oroville | 9am-3pm

 

The annual Lord’s Gym Kids Mud Run is FREE. The Kids Mud Run is a mile-long, obstacle course-style race for children ages 4-12.

Kids will run, jump, swing and crawl through over 20+ exhilarating obstacles--not to mention mud! The race is divided into three separate age groups (4-6, 7-9 & 10-12) with age-appropriate obstacles so that children can run together their friends and peers of the same age.

This allows the race to be safe enough for little ones while also challenging the pre-teens. A special school competition, know as the “Superhero School Bell,” allows children to rack up points for their school by taking part and dressing up in their school’s colors.

Registration is FREE before May 30th! So make sure to register today and save your spot for the most exciting Kids Mud Run yet! 

In between races kids, will enjoy Mud Fest with inflatables, food and carnival style attractions. Mud Fest will be running 9am-3pm at an additional cost.
There will not be a main adult race for 2019, due to resource and manpower being diverted into programs to support #CampFire victims.


https://www.lordsgymmudrun.com | (530) 635 4260 | info@lordsgymoroville.org

EVENT VIDEO
https://youtu.be/95Ua8islWno

Orchard Hospital Sporting Clay Shoot -Dunnigan | June 1

Raahauge's Sprting Clays- 25835 County Road 8, Dunnigan | 9am-12:30pm

 

Grand prize raffle, Voucher for Beretta A400 Xtreme Shotgun
It's time to register for the 3rd Annual Sporting Clay Shoot- Saturday, June 1. Contact Gretchen at (530) 846-9088 | gbender@orchardhospital.com
Registration 7:30am | Shoot 9am | Lunch 12:30pm

All proceeds go towards continuing to provide community medical services.

Butte Creek Canyon Day -Honeyrun | June 2

54th Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Honey Run Convered Bridge 

Lets continue the tradition, come support the rebuilding of the bridge, there will be drawings, music, pictures available to purchase, and lots of pancakes!

8am-11am

$10 (kids under 12, $5) NO CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED 

1670 Honey Run Road 

 

THEN MOVE UP THE CANYON TO THE...

51st Annual 49er Fair at the Centerville School 

Arts, crafts, food, beer, wine, plant sale, music, drawings, and silent auction

9am-3pm 

13548 Centerville Road; shuttles available from Centerville Estates

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -Farm Star Pizza | June 5

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

June 5th, 5:00pm-9:00pm

Farm Star Pizza
2359 Esplanade, Chico

 

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

Pleasant Valley High School Safe Grad Night Tickets | June 6

Cal Skate- 2464 Carmichael Drive, Chico | 10pm-4am.

 

Grad Night offers PV Seniors a chance to celebrate their success and have fun with their frinds in a "safe and sober" atmosphere.
Early ticket purchase $55 available through March 15. After March 15 $70., June 6 $80 at the door.
Tickets include great food, games, entertainment, and tons of prizes.

Tickets can be purchased at  http://www.pvgradnight.org  of PVHS Main Office- 1475 East Avenue, Chico.


Grad Night is funded soley by ticket sales, private donations and substantial community support.
To volunteer, sign-up:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UeIXS_6ZfU4LKSKN9dTDo1HRb3olvm-4PFNScvjVBRc/edit

Trash to Treasure Sale -Oroville | June 7-8

Wyandotte Grange #495- 4910 Foothill Blvd, Oroville | 9am-3pm

 

Our annual Trash to Treasure Sale will be held Friday & Saturday, June 7th & 8th 9:00am-3:00pm at Wyandotte Grange 4910 Foothill Blvd Oroville.
Call Sandy 530-589-5932 to rent a table for only $10 per day.
Our gift shop will be open. All donations are greatly appreciated. Help us raise enough to finish the roof. Thank you for your support!

FACEBOOK
http://www.facebook.com/events/2313588112215603/

Movies in the Park -Chico | June 8

Start: Dusk, approximately 8:45pm
Sycamore Field in Lower Bidwell Park, next to Caper Acres Playground 
Movie: TBA

A movie under the stars is a memorable experience. Sharing it with hundreds of your neighbors makes it even more special. Bring a blanket or low-back chair and relax on the grass with your friends and family! 
NOTE: Please only use a blanket or low-back chair. Tall seats can block views!
http://www.chicorec.com/2019-06-08-movies-in-the-park

Meet Star Wars 1st Ship Creator Colin Cantwell -Chico | June 11

Shake the hands that built the Death Star. Colin Cantwell is the original concept artist and model builder for all things that flew in the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope. His designs include the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Death Star, Star Destroyer and others. Tuesday June 11th, Colin will meet fans at Collector's Ink Chico. The free event includes exclusive videos describing Colin's interaction with George Lucas and his work on Star Wars. Also featured will be an audience choice of videos showing his other iconic projects including his work on 2001, A Space Odyssey and War Games, as well as his being the Hal 9000 Computer that fed Walter Cronkite the progress of the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969. This will be followed by an opportunity for fans to meet Colin, ask questions and share stories. Autographs will be on sale for $25 and include a free print of either his original 1974 Star Wars concept art or his 1975 photos of the first Star Wars models. Collector's Ink Chico is located at 2593 CA-32, Chico, CA 95973.

Party in the Park -Paradise | June 12 - July 31

Paradise Ridge - Chamber of Commerce 

Wednesdays, June 12 - July 31  | 5:30pm - 8pm 

FREE Admission | Booth applications and full information available by clicking "Register Now"

 

Paradise Community Park- 5570 Black Olive Drive (corner of Pearson & Black Olive) Paradise CA 95969

https://www.paradisechamber.com/events/details/party-in-the-park-music-and-marketplace-opening-night-12163

Butte County Olive Festival Oroville - June 15

Saturday, June 15 | 9am - 2pm | FREE ADMISSION

 

Tour the "House The Olives Built," Lunch, Olive & Olive Oil Tastings, Music, Vendor & Craft Fair, and more!

At the Old Courthouse Park across the street from the Ehmann Home on the corner of Lincoln Street. & Robinson Street. Oroville, CA

 

Celebrate The Olive! for more info call: (530) 533-9418 or (530) 877-7436

 

FACEBOOK EVENT

http://www.facebook.com/events/255816988688115/

Summer B-B-Q Butte County Farm Bureau | June 20

Butte County Fairgrounds in Gridley
TICKETS (TBA April)

 

The evening is fun for the whole family and will feature bounce houses for the kids, a unique Live & Silent auction, raffle with a grand prize trip and numberous prizes, and more. 
enjoy a delicious Barbecue Tri Tip with rice, homemade ranch-style beans, bread, and salad - plus dessert from Shubert's Ice Cream & Candy. 
Advance tickets are $20 for adults and $25 at the door.,

Kids $10 ages 9 to 12. Ages 8 and younger eat FREE!

 

Butte County Farm Bureau- 2580 Feather River Blvd., Oroville
(530) 533-1473 Office | info@buttefarmbureau.com | Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM

Sheriff Run with the Law -Chico | June 22

June 22, 8-11am at Bidwell Park.


Fundraiser for Butte County Sheriff’s department staff who lost homes in Camp Fire.   
MORE INFORMATION TO COME.

Christmas In June - June 29

3rd Annual Kids on the Ridge 

An event for kids ages 3-10 from Paradise, Magalia, Stirling City & Inskip

 

Come and see Mr. and Mrs. Calus 

Bounce House 

Games 

Entertainment 

Hot Dogs and Drinks 

Claude the Dragon 

 

Veterans Memorial Hall 

6550 Skyway, Paradise 

9am-3pm

Prom Project Collecting Donations

Collecting donations of new and gently used dresses, plus size dresses, tuxedos and tuxedo rentals, nen's and women's dress shoes, accessories including jewelry, purses, hair accessories, nylons, etc. Clothing hangers, Monetary donations.
If you have and further questions please contact Emily (530) 303-7042. Donations can be dropped off at Curves- 2190 Meyers Street, Oroville. Esplanade Cleaners- 164 E. 2nd Avenue, Chico.

 

http://www.facebook.com/promprojectbutte/

Sponsored by: Youth for Change | Quota International

No-Cost Chipper Service

For Fire Hazard Reduction:

 

1. Call the BCFSC at (530) 877-0984 

2. The Chipper Program operates from the end of the fire season, typically in November, through May 15 

3. How to stack rows for the Chipper Program: 

    - Stack cut brush and limbs in a row within five feet of the road or driveway edge.  Stack with the ends facing toward the road or driveway. 

    - Rows should be stacked no more than four feet high.

    - Keep mud, rocks, roots, and rootballs out of the rows.

    - Keep poison oak out of the rows. 

    - Locate the rows so the truck and chipper can easily access them; no off-road locations allowed.

4. Please note that the chipper material will not be hauled away. 

5. The Chipper Program does not provide chipping for orchard material or timber harvest material. 

6. Limds end up to eight inches diameter and not more then 10 feet in length may be chipped.  

 

https://www.buttefiresafe.net/

 

Orland PD K9 Unit Softball

Spring will be here before you know it and you know what that means... SOFTBALL!!!!! We are changing things up a bit this year. We are limiting the number of teams to 10 and we are only playing one day. If you are interested in putting in a team let us know ASAP as the spots will fill up fast.

Butte County Sheriff Search & Rescue

Butte County Search & Rescue - to provide a professional, large scale response to missing person's cases, with the ultimate goal of finding the missing person(s) alive.

 

If you would like to become a part of our team - we are always recruiting for new members. Our next General meeting is May 14th, please plan on attending, and see if becoming a member of our team is a good fit for you.

Butte County Search & Rescue are funded entirely by donations. These funds will help us "keep the lights on", and insures that we will be there the next time our community needs us.

FACEBOOK | http://www.facebook.com/BCSAR
WEBSITE | http://www.buttesar.org
YOU TUBE | http://www.youtube.com/user/buttesar

 

DONATE TO BUTTE COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE

http://www.buttesar.org/donate/

Butte County Fire Safe Council

The Butte County Fire Safe Council will help you reduce the fuel on your property and make your homestead more defensible thru licensed contractors at NO COST to you. 

 

Contact BCFSC at (530)762-9717 or jimh@buttefiresafe.net 

Get your landowner agreement now! 

Oroville Forebay Fireworks Fundraising Campaign

We are reaching out as an invitaiton to become part of an Oroville tradion! 
The Rotary Club of Oroville will be leading fundraising efforts fora Fireworks Display at teh Thermalito North Forebay - which can be viewed from many area locations.
If you are interested in a donation, please use this form [LINK], and mail to the Rotary Club of Oroville, c/o Rotary Fireworks, P.O. Box 6227, Oroville, CA  95966.

http://www.orovillechamber.com/fireworks-at-the-forebay/

 

Thursday Night Market -Downtown Chico | April 4-Sept 26

Downtown Chico | 6:00pm-9:00pm

 

Explore Downtown Chico's Thursday Night Market on Broadway between 2nd and 5th Street, including side streets and the fabulous City Plaza! This festive, weekly market is a ton of fun and features a bounty of farm-fresh produce from CDFA certified farmers, mouth-watering prepared foods from food trucks and booths, handmade, local arts and crafts, and live entertainment for all ages.
- Downtown shops and restaurants open late and ready to serve
- Streets are lined with more than 100 popular vendors
- Local talent showcased each week from painters to belly dancers and classic rock to youth bands
- Authentic crafts and artwork and handmade clothing and jewelry
- Fun for kids with the Imagination Playground, balloon-twisting clowns, inflatables, and other hands-on activities
- Personal services, community based organizations, and not-for-profits
- Ride your bike and use the FREE Bike Valet parking service provided by Chico Velo Cycling Club
- This is a rain or shine event

PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THE MARKET PER CALIFORNIA RETAIL FOOD CODE CHAPTER 12, SECTION 114371(d).

http://www.downtownchico.com/event-thursday-night-market_16.htm
 

Oroville Forebay Fireworks | July 4

Oroville 4th of July Fireworks Event

http://www.orovillechamber.com/fireworks-at-the-forebay/

 

North Forebay & Aquatic Center- 930 Garden Drive, Oroville
Opens at 8am | $8 per Vehicle Day-use Fee
Alcohol is allowed, but no glass containers are permitted.
Picnic: There are many sites to choose from. Each site contains a BBQ and one or two picnic tables.
Swimming: The two hundred yard sandy swimming beach has men’s and women’s dressing rooms and flush toilets. Lifeguard on duty.

 

Nelson Sports Complex- 2255 6th Avenue, Oroville
Opens at 6:30 pm | FREE ENTRY!
We recommend bringing a picnic, cooler, lawn chairs and/or a blanket.

 

South Forebay- Grand Avenue about 1/2 mile west of 20th Avenue, Oroville
Opens at 8am | $8 per Vehicle Day-use Fee
Be sure to bring plenty of water! There is very little shade, and there are limited facilities at this location.

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -Grana Wood Fired Foods | July 9

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, July 9th, 5pm-9pm

Grana Wood fired Foods
198 E. 2nd Street, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

Movies in the Park -Chico | July 13

Start: Dusk, approximately 8:45pm
Sycamore Field in Lower Bidwell Park, next to Caper Acres Playground 
Movie: TBA

A movie under the stars is a memorable experience. Sharing it with hundreds of your neighbors makes it even more special. Bring a blanket or low-back chair and relax on the grass with your friends and family! 
NOTE: Please only use a blanket or low-back chair. Tall seats can block views!
http://www.chicorec.com/2019-07-13-movies-in-the-park

Stansbury Home Ice Cream Social -Chico | Aug 2

Stansbury Home Preservation Assoc- 307 W 5Th Street, Chico | 6pm-9pm

 

Enjoy the warm weather at the annual Stansbury Home Ice Cream Social. We'll have Shubert's ice cream and all your favorite toppings. Bring the family and thank you for supporting the Stansbury!
More information to come. 

FACEBOOK EVENT
http://www.facebook.com/events/557783824714038/

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -Lost Dutchman Taproom | Aug 13

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, August 13, 2pm-10pm

Lost Dutchman Taproom
3219 Esplanade, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

Ruck, Rock & Revelry & Brewfest -Orland | Aug 17

8am
Glenn County Fair & Fairgrounds- 221 East Yolo Street, Orland

The 2019 r3 is going to be bigger and better than last year! More beer, more food, more music and more fun! The Brewlympics will make it's debut. Get your team signed up and compete for Brewlympic glory! Only 20 team spots available, so don't wait too long. Start your training for the ruck march and challenge yourself to finish the 10 mile route. This will be an epic event!


TICKETS
https://www.ruckrock.com


FACEBOOK EVENT
http://www.facebook.com/events/452836598490668

Chico Concours d'Elegance | Aug 24

The 41st annual 2019 CHICO CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE promises to be a full day of music, refreshments, entertainment and, of course, beautiful automobiles in the park-like atmosphere of Butte Creek Country Club. We sincerely hope that you will choose to attend as either a participant or spectator.

This is a FREE event to spectators.
http://www.chicoconcours.com
EMAIL: concourschico@gmail.com

VEHICLE ENTRY APPLICATION [PDF] - (TBA)


The Chico Concours d'Elegance has a 501(c)(3) Non-profit designation. Proceeds Benefit: Butte College Automotive Technology, Chico Rotary, CSU,Chico State Men's Rugby & Chico State Womens Rugby Teams, & other local charities.

SPONSORS: Recology Butte Colusa Counties, Action News Now, KHSL-TV/KNVN Action News Newsroom, KHSL-TV, KNVN, Butte Creek Country Club, Lifetouch School Photography, Engelbrecht Advertising, 103.5 The Blaze, Mix 95.1, KPAY News, The Graphic Fox, ChicoER, Thomas Manufacturing, Thomas Hydraulic

Chico Concours d'Elegance car show | Aug 24

175 Estates Drive, Chico | 10am-4pm PT

 

The 41st annual 2019 CHICO CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE promises to be a full day of music, refreshments, entertainment and, of course, beautiful automobiles in the park-like atmosphere of Butte Creek Country Club. We sincerely hope that you will choose to attend as either a participant or spectator.

Sponsored by: Recology Butte Colusa Counties, MIX 95.1, 103.5 The Blaze, 1290 KPAY News, Deer Creek Broadcasting.

This is a FREE event to spectators.
https://www.ChicoConcours.com
EMAIL: concourschico@gmail.com

 

Facebook Event:

TBA

VEHICLE ENTRY APPLICATION [PDF]
TBA

The Chico Concours d'Elegance has a Non-profit designation. Proceeds Benefit: Butte College Automotive Technology, Butte College Skills USA, Chico Rotary, CSU-Chico State Men's Rugby & Chico State Womens Rugby Teams, & other local charities.

Recology Butte Colusa Counties | Action News Now | CBS-12 KHSL | NBC-24 KNVN | Butte College Motorsports Club | Butte Creek Country Club | Lifetouch School Photography | Engelbrecht Advertising, 1035 The Blaze | Mix 95-1 | 1290 KPAY News | The Graphic Fox | Chico Entrprise Record | Chico Noon Rotary | Chico State Men's Rugby | Chico State Womens Rugby | Thomas Manufacturing | Thomas Hydraulic | Mt. Shasta Spring Water

 

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -The Handlebar | Sept 10

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, September 10th, 5pm-9pm

THE HANDLEBAR
2070 E. 20th Street, #160, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

Butte Humane Anniversary Gala | Sept 14

SAVE THE DATE!

More information to come.

http://buttehumane.org/event

Relay For Life -Chico | Sept 21

DeGarmo Park- 199 Leora Court, Chico | 10am-10pm

 

Opening Ceremony

Time to get started. We kick off the event by honoring everyone who's been affected by cancer and everyone who has contributed to the success of this year's Relay season.

 

Survivor/Caregiver Walk
Survivors and Caregivers are the heart and soul of Relay For Life events. We honor their strength and courage with every step they take. It doesn't matter if you were diagnosed 10 days ago or 10 years ago, you can walk while everyone gathers together to cheer you on.

 

Luminaria Ceremony
During this ceremony we represent everyone touched by cancer with a Luminaria. Each light represents a life—a life taken by cancer, a survivor of cancer, or a support for a person still fighting the disease. It's a powerful demonstration that gives people the opportunity to grieve but also offers comfort and hope.

 

Closing Ceremony
Our closing ceremony is the time to commit to take action and help lead the fight for a world free from cancer. It's a time to celebrate what we've accomplished together and a time to unify for the work that needs to be done moving forward.

 

MORE INFO | Go register early and get ready for a great fundraising season.

http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY19WER?pg=entry&fr_id=91818

 

CONTACT
Debbie.OConnor@cancer.org | (530) 567-5946 | 
American Cancer Society ATTN: Relay For Life of Butte County- 1165 East Avenue, Ste 100, Chico, CA 95926

FACEBOOK PAGE
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=302067534777

 

Taste of Chico | Sept 22

Downtown Chico | 12pm-4pm

 

The finest bites, sips and sounds of Chico! Save big on advance ticket sales.
For 34 years Taste of Chico has showcased the finest food and drink purveyors from throughout the North State. Participants are treated to fabulous fare while they roam the streets of downtown taking in shopping, entertainment, arts and kids activities.
Three stages host continuous live music while the Plaza Art Gallery proudly presents the work of dozens of local artists.
The Cold Zone offers tastes from local breweries, wineries and cideries along with our headlining band.

Ticket types: Wine and Dine*, Full Course.
*please note liquor licensing laws apply, patrons entering the Cold Zone area  must be over the age of 21.
Taste of Chico is a "rain or shine" event. No refunds will be granted due to inclement weather. 
To find out which restaurants will be participating, Visit the website: http://www.downtownchico.com  updating the list regularly.

http://www.downtownchico.com/event-taste-of-chico_11.htm

Harvest Sidewalk Sale -Chico | Oct 4-5

Downtown Chico | Starting at 9:00am

 

Prices are FALLing in Downtown Chico! Come RAKE in the savings and celebrate the changing of the season! Harvest Sidewalk Sale is the perfect opportunity to pick up some incredible deals and even get a jump-start on holiday shopping.  This event is designed to showcase our Downtown Chico businesses and highlights include:
- Merchants utilizing sidewalks to showcase specials
- Restaurants offering fall-themed menu items and signature dishes
- Storefronts decorated to kick off the fall season
- DCBA decorates street corners with hay bales, pumpkins, and scarecrows to create special ambiance

http://www.downtownchico.com/event-harvest-sidewalk-sale_12.htm

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -The Rawbar | Oct 8

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, Octoberber 8th, 5pm-9pm

THE RAWBAR
346 Bradway Street, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

The Chico Fall Home and Garden Show | Oct 26-27

October 26th & 27 | 10am-5pm
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds- 2357 Fair Street, Chico

 

The largest and finest Fall Home and Garden Show in the North State will return on October 28th and 29th!

- Over 250 exhibits and services focusing on home and yard improvements.
- Talk directly with contractors, schedule appointments, make deals or just plan your dreams.
- Enjoy great food. Come hungry, leave happy.
- See all the newest innovations in home improvement and products for your jobs around the house.
- Sample great local agricultural products
- Enjoy on-site cooking demonstrations.
- Get the latest and best ideas in planning for your yard and landscape.

~ Enjoy a day of fun with the family at the area's best fall event!
http://www.chicohomeshow.com/chicofallhome/

 

Sponsored By: Chico Enterprise Record | Channel 12 | Channel 24 | Action News Now Chico Redding
Portion of the show proceeds will benefit local 4-H and othercommunity groups

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -Woodstock's Pizza | Nov 12

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, November 12, 5pm-8pm

Woodstock's Pizza
166 E 2nd Street, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

Supper Club Butte Humane Society -Ike's Love & Sandwiches | Dec 10

Butte Humane Society’s Supper Club serves to support our mission of saving lives, finding homes, and inspiring compassion within our community. Join us the first Wednesday of every month at one of our local fine restaurants for a “four paw” dining experience.

 

Tuesday, December 10th, 11am-7pm

IKE'S LOVE & SANDWICHES
648 W. 5th Street, Chico

The following restaurants have pledged to donate 15% of the sales to Butte Humane Society.

 

We are currently recruiting 2019 Supper Club hosts. If you are a restaurant who would like to be involved and make a difference in the community, please contact Mandy McClaine at 530-343-7917 x107 or via email  mandymcclaine@buttehumane.org  You can also fill out our online form, and we will reach out to you!

 

ONLINE FORM

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda0jj2chq-nF1xq7kfX35aMMBw36oFbv2TFTnLv8IXj37bUw/viewform

FREE Parking Friday -Downtown Chico | Dec 13, 20

Come downtown, park for free and do some Holiday shopping.
*remember, all other parking restrictions and laws apply including time limits.

ONGOING EVENTS
Girls on the Run of the North State -Butte, Tehama, Shasta, and Siskiyou counties

Registration for Girls on the Run of the North State's Spring 2019 season is now open! We have active sites in Butte, Tehama, Shasta, and Siskiyou counties! Girls on the Run is much more than a Running Program. We inspire girls 3rd-8th grades to lead joyful, healthy and confident lives. Our trained coaches follow a curriculum that builds upon a girls' sense of self and makes her realize her limitless potential. It also provides coping tools to help with life's toughest challenges, with group discussions that allow girls to open up and connect.
Girls on the Run's program registration will open Wednesday Jan 23rd at 6 am!
Visit our website for info about active school sites and more.  http://www.gotrnorthstate.org

Guitar Classes - Druham Rec

Registration Now Open

1 - ON - 1 lessons 

30 minute classes

$25

 

Spots Open for Saturdays 9am - 1pm

 

call DRPD (Druham Recreation & Park District)  for more info

530-345-1921

Habitat For Humanity

We have been challenged this year like no other and we are grateful for all of you who helped Habitat build affordable housing for our communities. Our long-term planning has begun and we are collaborating with others in our county to be sure that affordable housing remains a top priority.
Your help in the past has made a significant difference to so many people.

DONATE

https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=96e531

Camp Fire Resources

 

Resource you need all in one location. updated daily. [LINK]

Butte Strong Fund- supporting Camp Fire Relief Effort

Three major philanthropic initiatives supporting the Camp Fire relief effort have joined forces to create the Butte Strong Fund — a partnership that will work to provide a roadmap for recovery. Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants in these areas: Housing | Children & Youth Services | Health and Wellness | Education | Community Development | Business Recovery
Visit  http://www.buttestrongfund.org

 

The Butte Strong Fund is a partnership of the North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF), Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund. Representatives from each organization will work together throughout the long-term process to identify and fund local recovery organizations.

Thousands of people donated roughly $25 million for Camp Fire relief to the NVCF.

 

APPLY FOR FUNDING (Organizations only)
http://buttestrongfund.org/apply-for-funding/


Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Butte Strong Fund, 240 Main St., Suite 260, Chico, CA 95928 or by visiting  http://www.nvcf.org  and clicking Donate.The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) uses just 1 percent of donations to put a small dent in the cost of processing, documenting, vetting grant applications and, most important, distributing funds to the people who need it.

E Center Provides Services For Families -Head Start

In response to the tragic events surrounding the recent camp fires in Paradise and surrounding areas, E-Center would like to raise awareness for all families of our various free of charge services.  E-Center’s Head Start programs offer no-cost early childhood development services to income eligible families with infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. Our program focuses on preparing your children for kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including nutritious meals, health screenings and services for the family. In addition, 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home base, full day, extended day and part-day options in Yuba, Sutter, and Butte Counties. Call 530-741-2995 to schedule your appointment or visit  http://www.ecenter.org  for more information. 

 

E Center is a private non-profit agency that builds healthy communities through education, employment and environmental awareness. We are an agency that envisions strong, healthy communities that are inclusive of all.
E Center- 1506 Starr Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993 | Phone: 530-634-1200, Fax: 530-671-1042 | ecenter@ecenter.org

Head Start Programs Office- 840 Cooper Avenue, Yuba City, CA  95993 | 530-741-2995, Fax: 530-822-9584
Toll Free: 1-866-417-4255

E-Centers Early Childhood Development Services

For income eligible families with infants, toddlers, and pre-School age children.

Focus on preparing children for Kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including: nutritious meals, health screening, and services for the family. 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home-base, full-day, extended-day and part-day options in butte and Yuba Counties.

Call 530 741-2995 to schedule an appointment or visit online http://ECENTER.org

Applications Being Accepted for Low-Inclome Senior Housing -Chico

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384 TTY/TTD: - 711
JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.

2-1-1 Butte County Helpline

CALL: dial 211 to speak with a community resource specialist and get connected to FREE and low-cost services. Confidential, Free, Multilingual

TEXT your zip code to 898211

Website: http://www.Butte211.org

 

Basic Needs, Children Parenting Family services, Health Insurance, health & Dental Care, Transporation, Employment & Job Training programs, Alcohol & Drug treament, Nutrition programs, Utilities Payment assistance, Counseling & Support services, Recreational activities, Veteran services

 

SPONSORED BY: BCAG | First 5 Bute county | California Health Collaborative | Fran Watters & Mary Anne Houx Children's Fund | NVCF

Carr Fire Information

Butte Humane Society: Pet Food & Supply Pantry for Camp Fire Victims

Pet Food & Supply Pantry open everyday! 9 am to 5 pm at 1356 Longfellow Ave Chico

Supplies Avaliable:

Dry cat food, Wet cat food, Cat litter, Cat litter boxes, Cat treats, Cardboard cat carriers, Dog kennels/crates of all sizes, Leashes, Harnesses and collars, Dog and cat beds, Dog jacket/sweaters, Food and water bowls, Cat and dog toys, Wire dog pens

For more information go to: www.facebook.com/buttehumanesociety

 

Farmers Markets -local

CHICO

 

Morning Farmers Market, Wednesday | year-round
Chico Wednesday morning farmers market! year-round
Come see what's fresh EVERY Wednesday 7:30am-1pm in the North Valley Plaza Parking lot on Pillsbury Road.

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | year-round
Come see what's fresh EVERY Saturday 7:30am-1pm – rain or shine. Wall & East 2nd Streets, Downtown Chico Municipal Parking Lot

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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Downtown Thursday Night Market | April 6 - Sept 28

Explore Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market weekly  6:00-9:00pm on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets and enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.

WEBSITE:
https://www.downtownchico.com/event-thursday-night-market_16.htm

 

PARADISE

 

Morning Farmers Market, Tuesday | May 15 - Oct 9  UPDATED
Paradise Tuesday morning Farmers Market in the Alliance Church parking lot at 6491 Clark Rd.
We will be here every Tuesday 7:30am-12pm. Come see what's fresh!

https://chicofarmersmarket.com

Facebook Page:
https://www.facebook.com/ChicoCertifiedFarmersMarket/

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OROVILLE

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Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | May 14 – Oct 20
New Location: Dove's Landing 2600 Oro Dam Blvd.
7:30am-12:00pm

 

 

GRIDLEY

 

Gridley Farmers Market, Tuesday | May 16 - Aug 15 UPDATED

Daddo Park- Virgina & Hazel Streets, downtown Gridley. 5:00pm-8:00pm
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GridleyFarmers/

 

CORNING

 

Corning Farmers Market, Thursday | Jun 7 - Sept 7
Northside Park on West & Tehama Streets. 5:00pm-7:30pm. Northside Park, Corning
For more info about becoming a vendor,

 

ARBUCKLE

 

Arbuckle Certified Farmers Market, Wednesday | June - August
In downtown Arbuckle. The Market is held Wednesday evenings from 5:00-7:00 and is hosted by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee. The Market features locally grown fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, olive oil, meat and crafts. It also features a weekly bbq dinner. For more information on this Market, please contact: mary@wiseacrefarm.org, or visit https://www.colusacountygrown.org/Farmers%20Markets.html

 

COLUSA

 

Colusa Certified Farmers Market, Thursday | June - Sept
Veterans Memorial Park- Located on 10th and Market Streets. The Market is held on Thursday evenings from 4:00-7:00pm and is hosted by the Colusa County Chamber of Commerce. The Market features fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, crafts and fresh mushrooms from Colusa’s own Premier Mushrooms. For more information on this Market, please contact: diazdrive@gmail.com
https://www.colusacountygrown.org/Farmers%20Markets.html

 

RED BLUFF

 

Red Bluff Saturday Certified Farmers' Market | year-round

8:00am to 12:30pm, Home Depot, 100 Main Street.

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Red Bluff Certified Farmers' Market, Wednesday | June - Sept

5:00pm to 8:00pm 633 Washington Street and Pine Streets, downtown

Kids Activities 5:30-7:30PM every Wednesday

Contact: 100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080 | P 530 527-6220 | F 530 527-2908

info@redbluffchamber.com

Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at www.redbluffchamber.com

 

WILLOWS

Willows Community Market | June 2- August 26

8am- 11am Saturdays 811 N. Humboldt St, Tractor Supply Parking Lot

Contact: Willows Chamber of Commerce if interested in being a vendor (530) 934-8150

 

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Butte College Auto Tech Scholarships

The Silver Dollar Speedway (SDS) is continuing its efforts to offer scholarships to Auto technology students at Butte College.

SDS will be accepting donations during the 2018 race season, and the funds will be distributed to the Butte College Foundation (BCF) to assist students in the Auto Technology Program.

Donations are tax deductable and the Butte College Foundation will provide a receipt (if requested) for donations of $50 or more. Each $ 500 prvided to the BCF will create a scholarship for and Auto Tech student.

During SDS events, there will be a cash can at the t-shirt booth. During the off-season, you can mail your contributions to:
Silver Dollar Speedway, attn: SDS Scholarships, 2334 Fair Street, Chico, CA  95928

To learn more about the scholarships, contact Butte College Foundation | foundation@butte.edu | 530 895-2359

See Something, Say Something

Across the country, in our communities, we share everyday moments with our neighbors, family, coworkers, and friends.  We go to work or school, the grocery store, or the gas station.  It's easy to overlook these routine moments, but as you’re going about your day if you see something that doesn't seem quite right, say something.  By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to your local law enforcement you can protect your family, neighbors, and community.
"If You See Something, Say Something®" engages the public in protecting our homeland through awareness-building, partnerships, and other outreach.

 

https://www.dhs.gov/see-something-say-something

Reporting Suspicious Activity
To report suspicious activity please contact your local law enforcement. Describe specifically what you observed, including:
 - Who or what you saw;
 - When you saw it;
 - Where it occurred; and
 - Why it's suspicious.
If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.

 

Women's Resource Clinic

http://www.womensresourceclinic.org

http://www.facebook.com/pg/Womens-Resource-Clinic-134223569935367

 

We are a faith-based pro-life crisis pregnancy clinic in Chico.

We serve pregnant women in our community no matter what their choice is. We offer tools and resources for women to feel empowered to become mothers.

 

115 W 2nd Ave., Chico, California. Call (530) 897-6100

 

Mobile Medical Clinic Hours- Friday 10am-4pm
2255 Pillsbury Rd. Chico, CA (Butte Bible Fellowship Parking lot)

 

Strawless Challenge

Did you know that by 2050 there will be more plastic by weight in the ocean than there is fish? That is why the sustainability management association along with local businesses such as hula’s Chinese Barbecue, Kleen Kanteen, Recology Butte Colusa and many more are teaming up to start the Strawless Challenge. The Strawless Challenge is an effort to reduce single-use plastic by having restaurants offer straws by demand or other alternatives such as paper or reusable straws.

Join the movement today at https://www.strawlesschallenge.com or join us on instagram and together we can be the change.
 

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/StrawlessChallenge/

Rattlesnake Alert

San Francisco, CA – California Poison Control System (CPCS) (http://www.calpoison.org) reminds Californians that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they hatch.

 

A rattlesnake bite can produce painful swelling, bruising, tissue destruction, bleeding problems and, in rare cases, can be fatal. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. (Click this link to hear the sound a rattlesnake makes (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Rattlesnake.ogg).

 

Some rattlesnake bite prevention tips include:

  • Wear boots and long pants when hiking.
  • Stay on trails when hiking, away from underbrush and tall weeds.
  • Do not touch or disturb a snake, even if it appears dead.
  • Carefully inspect logs or rocks before sitting on them.
  • Never hike alone in remote areas. Always have someone with you who can assist in an emergency.
  • Teach children to respect snakes and to leave them alone!
Become a CASA Volunteer!

NVCSS CASA will be holding two CASA training sessions in early 2018.
Training in Shasta County [Redding] begins on Wednesday, January 10 and will be held in the CASA Center at NVCSS at 2400 Washington Avenue.
Butte County training [Chico] begins on Thursday, February 1 and will take place at
our office in Chico.


CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives. CASA volunteers are definitely superheroes for the work they do for these children!

Download the volunteer application by visiting the NVCSS website: http://www.nvcss.org/casa
Application deadline for Shasta’s training is January 4; Butte’s deadline is January 27.
For more program information: http://www.nvcss.org/CASA
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/nvcssCASA

Butte County Library programs -Chico Durham Paradise Oroville Biggs Gridley

UPCOMING EVENTS: Childrens Monthly Calendar, Young Adult Calendar,  Adult Calendar

Visit the Public Library in your area for a lis tof available classes and programs.

 

Chico: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/ChicoLibrary.aspx

 

Biggs: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/BiggsLibrary.aspx

 

Durham: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/DurhamLibrary.aspx

 

Gridley: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/GridleyLibrary.aspx

 

Oroville: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/OrovilleLibrary.aspx

 

Paradise: http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/ParadiseLibrary.aspx

Northern California Residents Disaster Assistance

Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so.
The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, 2017 now makes federal assistance available to eligible individuals and business owners in a total of six northern California counties: Butte, Lake, Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba.
Survivors who primarily reside in one of the six designated counties can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7am to 10pm seven days a week.
Applicants will be asked for the following information:
•    Social Security number
•    Address of the damaged primary residence
•    Description of the damage
•    Information about insurance coverage
•    A current contact telephone number
•    An address where they can receive mail
•    Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for:
•    Temporary housing
•    Essential home repairs
•    Uninsured and underinsured personal property losses
•    Other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.


Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters. Disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries.


FEMA grants do not have to be repaid. FEMA assistance is nontaxable and will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicaid or other federal benefits.
Registering with FEMA is required for federal aid, even if a survivor has registered with another disaster-relief organization, such as the American Red Cross.
Survivors should register even if they have insurance. FEMA cannot duplicate insurance payments, but underinsured applicants may receive help after their claims have been settled.
For more information on California recovery, visit the disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4344 ,   Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/femaregion9 and the CalOES website, http://www.caloes.ca.gov/

ASSE Exchange Student host families needed

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.
 

ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience.

To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to  http://www.host.asse.com  to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today!

 

Founded by the Swedish National Department of Education, ASSE International (formerly American Scandinavian Student Exchange) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, public benefit organization. ASSE is officially designated as an exchange visitor program by the United States Department of State.
 

CodeRED Notification System

The CodeRED Emergency Notification System now allows residents and businesses to log into their CodeRED Accounts from Google, Facebook and Twitter. Please visit www.buttecoounty.net/massnotification  to create a managed account & take advantage of the additional options the CodeRED system offers.
Residents and Businesses can also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert App which will allow you to receive emergency notifications anywhaere CodeRED is used.

 

Visit www.buttecounty.net/massnotification for information on the CodeRED Mobile Alert App and how to log into the system from social media accounts.

https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/BFA19C579EA5

Jarvis Gardens accepting admission for low-income senior housing

If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA.  JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older.  For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384
TTY/TTD: - 711

Handi-Riders therapeutic activity for children and adults with special needs

If you or someone you know could benefit fromTherapeutic Horsemanship and are intersted in attending a class, call for more information. You do not need prior experience.

 

Handi-Riders is a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International) member and Premier Accredited Operating Center. Our program is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as an accepted form of therapeutic activity for the physically, developmentally and emotionally challenged. We are proud to have served Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties for the past 30 years.

Handi-Riders, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in Butte County in 1981 by a dedicated group from the equestrian community and Butte County Schools Special Education Department. These individuals worked together to provide a unique form of therapeutic activity for children and adults with special needs: Therapeutic Horseback Riding.
info@handi-riders.org | 530-315-0654 or 530-533-5333 | PO Box 1885, Chico, CA 95927

https://www.handi-riders.org
https://www.facebook.com/pg/HandiRidersofNorthernCalifornia/

Donate Scrap Metal Materials, Tooling to benefit North State High Schools

Donate unsued scrap metal material or tooling that could be donated for use in our North State H.S. and Community Colleges.
North State Manufacturer’s Directory (Grow Manufacturing) http://manufacturer-directory.com
Contact JJ  jj@growmanufacturing.com | 530 892-9600  x211

Summer Meals CHAMPS

Free summer meals for teens & kids!

 

Breakfast and lunch available to teens and kids 18 years old and younger

 

Call 530-532-5668 or 211 for locations or the Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-Hungry

 

Text 'Hungry' or 'Comida' to 877-877

 

Provided by CHAMPS

Wings of Eagles is accepting applications for Financial Assistance |

"Wings of Eagles" is accepting applications NOW! Please log onto www.wingsofeagles.org and fill out our Application for Financial Assistance. Accepting online applications only!

"Wings of Eagles," The Joseph Alvarez Organization for seriously ill children, has a goal of providing emotional and financial assistance to all families in the counties of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama, Sutter and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis.

Application [LINK]
http://www.wingsofeagles.org/local-programs/application-for-financial-assistance.html

 

FACEBOOK
http://www.facebook.com/WingsofEagles.Joseph

WEBSITE
http://www.wingsofeagles.org

Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Pests and Diseases

Our forests are threatened by nonnative insects and diseases that can kill large number of trees. Goldspotted oak borer, Sudden Oak Death, pitch canker, Emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle can be transported long distanced in firewood. Once transported into new areas, these insects and diseases can become established and kill local trees. 

 

How Can You Help:

  • Leave firewood at home - do not transport it to campgrounds or parks
  • Use firewood from local sources
  • Burn all firewood before leaving your campiste if leaving the local area

 

 

BUY IT WHERE YOU BURN IT

 

dontmovefirewood.org

 

Quit Tobacco Information Series -Chico | Thursdays

date: every Thursday in Feburary (Feb 1, 8, 15, 22)
time: 5:30pm
location: Murphy Commons Apartments- 1290 Notre Dame Blvd

Do you want to quit smoking but are not sure where to start? Butte County Public Health is offering a free "Quit Smoking Information Series." Each session will cover a different topic about quitting tobacco.
Health Educators will be available to answer questions and provide community respources. Keep your New Year's Resolution for a healthier lifestyle. Session are held every Thursday in February at 5:30pm (across from Marsh Junior high). Snacks and Quit Kits provided.
Contact Melissa Anderson at 530 538-6448 or mjanderson@buttecounty.net

FACEBOOK PAGE
http://www.facebook.com/pg/buttecountypublichealth

Feb 1 - Intro to Quitting
Feb 8 - Creating a Plan
Feb 15 - Taking Control
Feb 22 - Staying in Control

Free Graphic Design, Tuesdays

Butte County Library Chico Branch, 1108 Sherman Ave, Chico, CA 95926

 

Tuesdays 1:00pm to 5:00pm, ask for Max

 

http://www.buttecounty.net/bclibrary/

 

logo design, posters, cards, social media images, fliers, labels, business cards, digitizing images

 

Sign up or drop in http://tiny.cc/freedesign

 

(530)-891-2726

 

chicobclibrary@buttecounty.net

 

 

Temporary Restraining Order Clinic -Oroville | Daily

Daily by appointment.

1931 Arline Rhine Memorial Drive.

Call: 530-532-6427.

Free. For victims of domestic violence.

Sponsor, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services.

1-800-895-8476.

Vessel turn-in program BCSO

Do you have an old, rotten, unusable boat? Through a grant awarded by the California Divison of Baoting & Waterways, the Butte County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit is providing a free vessel turn-in program at Crown Metals, located at 4801 Feather River BLVD, Oroville.

 

Vessels constructed of aluminum, fiberglass, and wood are accepted, with or without trailers. Vessels must be void of all fuel and oil. Please remove trash and unrelated rubbish prior to turning in your vessel. All previously registered vessels with hull ID number must be accompanied with a title showing ownership.

 

Qualifying vessels will be accepted on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am until noon.

 

Questions? Call (530)533-7718 or visit http://buttecounty.net/sheriffcoroner/marine

Animal Emergencies & Preparedness

In the event of a disaster or emergency, Butte County Animal Control, Butte County Public Health Department and the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have established an animal disaster plan. Evacuation services and animal sheltering may be available for families who are unable to return to their homes or are temporarily unable to provide for their animals in the midst of a disaster.

Animal Disaster Preparedness Brochure [PDF]
http://www.buttecounty.net/Portals/21/Animals/Resources/AnimalDisasterBrochure.pdf

Checklist for Your Pets:
• Sturdy leash, collar with ID tag and carriers
• Muzzles for dogs
• Grooming supplies
• Paper towels and wipes
• Food, water and medicine for 1 week
• Non-spill bows, can opener and plastic lid
• Sanitation supplies including litter and box if applicable
• Photos of your pet for reunification
• Crate with bedding
• Emergency contact phone numbers, including vet
• License and vaccination records
• Pet first aid kit and handbook
• Water spray bottle in warmer climates
• Other; portable fencing, treats

 

WEBSITE:
http://www.buttecounty.net/ph/Animals/Emergencies-Preparedness.aspx

 

FACEBOOK:
http://www.facebook.com/events/1023687877714534/

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The Chico Fall Home and Garden Show | Oct 26-27

October 26th & 27 | 10am-5pm
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds- 2357 Fair Street, Chico

 

The largest and finest Fall Home and Garden Show in the North State will return on October 28th and 29th!

- Over 250 exhibits and services focusing on home and yard improvements.
- Talk directly with contractors, schedule appointments, make deals or just plan your dreams.
- Enjoy great food. Come hungry, leave happy.
- See all the newest innovations in home improvement and products for your jobs around the house.
- Sample great local agricultural products
- Enjoy on-site cooking demonstrations.
- Get the latest and best ideas in planning for your yard and landscape.

~ Enjoy a day of fun with the family at the area's best fall event!
http://www.chicohomeshow.com/chicofallhome/

Sponsored By: Chico Enterprise Record | Channel 12 | Channel 24 | Action News Now Chico Redding
Portion of the show proceeds will benefit local 4-H and othercommunity groups

 

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