AROUND TOWN THIS WEEK

JANUARY 15, 2019

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CHOCOLATE!  CHOCOLATE!  CHOCOLATE!
ATTENTION BAKERS AND THOSE WHO LOVE CHOCOLATE...TIME TO ENTER & plan to attend the 2019 Chocolate Festival on January 27th at 4 PM at Ingram Hall at the Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds.

The Annual Chocolate Festival is a community favorite with something to delight all ages, a true family-oriented affair.

On the last Sunday in January, talented bakers create tasty chocolate desserts which are entered into a competition.

Our volunteer judges, who must be chocolate lovers, taste the scrumptious entries and rank them on appearance, taste, and creativity.

Once judged, we open the doors to the public and everyone is welcome to taste all the delicious treats!

During the event, there is a raffle for some wonderful gift baskets along with some awesome items that will put a smile on your face.

The live auction featuring all the great chocolate creations will go home with the lucky highest bidders to enjoy! So if you love all things chocolate, then this is where you should be on the last Sunday in January!

Bakers can visit the Mayers Hospital Foundation webpage to enter and to get more information on the contest.

Entries received by January 16th will be eligible for an Early Bird Cash Prize!

We encourage everyone to enter PRIOR to January 27th, but if you couldn’t enter before, you may bring your entry on January 27th between 11 AM-12:30 PM to have it judged




Medical Scholarship Applications Sought
The Joe Nicholson trust is accepting applications for the 2019/20 school year.

Scholarships are available for students from the Intermountain area who are pursuing a medical education or profession. The deadline is June 15, 2019. To be eligible you must be enrolled in a study of medicine/dentistry or related training such as nursing, hygiene, therapist etc. You must be at least entering your junior year at a four year college program.

This is a renewable scholarship. Past applicants are encouraged to apply again for each successive year in their program. Applicants will be evaluated on scholastic standing and financial need.

Joe Nicolson was a resident of Burney and established this trust in memory of his sister Julia Atkins. His desire was to help others entering the medical field.

Contact Trish Mostoufi (BFREF scholarship director) by cell 530 515-8881 text or call. Applications can be sent out to you via email.

Please share with anyone that you think can benefit from this generous fund that has been helping Intermountain students for decades. Last year BFREF awarded $22,000 to five applicants.



B
us Driver Barbara Ospital  Retires after Driving
District’s Children for 29 Years


Barbara Ospital was honored at last Wednesday’s board meeting for 29 years of outstanding service as a bus driver.

According to Superintendent Greg Hawkins, “Barbara epitomizes what we look for in an employee. She goes above and beyond the job description. Barbara had a great relationship with her students.

If a student received a bus ticket from Barbara, it was fully deserved.” Added Lori Barber, “ Barbara’s helped me so many times. It’s because of her personality and encouragement that I am in this position.”




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