Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 5, 2004 · Page 5
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COMMUNITY FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2004 - 5 I inn ftl,._l, i j- it_- j m Amy \Vellnit//I'he Dnily .Idiirniil Lisa Mack, standing third row far right, and students from her fourth-grade class at Frank Zeek Elementary School, pose for a picture with the quilt students made while studying California history. Mack said the class is raffling off the quilt - at $1 a ticket - to raise money to ao to science camp and also the ropes course in Leggett. Quilt Continued from Page 3 a three-dimensional mountain lion's den on it. "I did it from pictures," he said, but admitted he got a little help from his mom. The fourth graders said making the quilt squares was "kinda hard," to quote Lopez. "The sewing was hard," she continued. In fact, about half of the class said they hadn't ever sewn anything before working on their California history quilt. "But we got to do it for homework and nothing else," said Zarroza, which she thought was a pretty good trade off. Plus "it's fun," said Clark Walker, 10, about designing and sewing the squares. Mack explained that the process of making each quilt square included tracing patterns, getting sketches approved, picking out the various cloths and colors, cutting out the appliques, and then sewing them on. One of the parents of a student in class, Mrs. Gulledge, she said, then finished up the quilt by sewing all the squares together, adding buttons and also fabric loops at the top so that the quilt can be hung. Some of the other squares on the quilt depict the missions, the state flag, the California bear, farming, Mickey Mouse, the state reptile the desert tortoise, and a variety of produce grown both here and across the state like grapes, pears and even an apple with a worm in it. Not only did the students get to learn about California history, sewing, art and quilt making, Mack said, but also they are now raffling the quilt to raise money to go to science camp and the ropes course up in Leggett. The raffle tickets cost $1 a piece, she said, and can be purchased by calling Frank Zeek School at 463-5245. Library Continued from Page 3 on display for the month of March. These paintings were made during a four-week class given at the Ukiah Library by the Instilling Goodness School. Each child that completed the class had one painting framed, and they now are hung above the stacks on the back wall of the Children's Room. Children's Librarian Ina Gordon just received good news that the Friends of the Library will be helping with some much needed improvements (o the Children's Room. More book cases are going in. a computer desk will replace the wood table, and the play area near the windows will have some new additions. Two monetary gifts have also been given: one from a disbanded writers group, and the other for the purchase of geography books. As I repeat often, with the severe cutbacks of funds to school libraries, it is critical for our county libraries to keep as current as possible. The next series of beginning computer classes at the library will begin on Saturday, March 13 from 10 to 11:30 am. Call Sarah Haman to confirm your space, and mark your calendar. March 13: beginning computers; March 20: word processing; April 3: Internet; and April 10: e-mail. The Friends of the Library will be holding its next meeting on Wednesday, March 10 at 6 pm. All meetings are open to the public. The Library Advisory Board will be holding its next meeting on March 18 at 1 pm at the Library. This also is open to the public. Roots of Motive Power sets workdays Goodson A baby son, Trent Larry Goodson, was born Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, to Kathey and Marty Goodson of Willits. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. The new baby is also welcomed by older siblings Rowdy, Dallas, Christopher, Byran and Brandon. His grandparents are Larry and Margaret Arnold, of Willits, and Roger and Linda Goodson, of Willits. • Edgar Jaimes, 20, and Seyda Patricia Chavez-Garcia, 19, of Hopland. • Mark Vincent Gemmill, 54, and Anne Elizabeth Glassey, 47, of Willits. • Ira John Brannon, 22, and Lisa Marie Sieber, 22, of Ukiah. • James Allan Hobbs, 31, and Jessica Elizabeth Burton, 26, of Bodega Bay. • Salvador Ildefonso Patino, 21, and Sandra Escobedo, 17, of Ukiah • Jorge Elfego Espinoza, 22, and Rafaela Rosa Santana, 22, of Redwood Valley. • Dennis Jerome Keeton, 34, and Danelle Nichole Gamble, 24, of Ukiah. The Daily Journal Roots of Motive power workdays for March are Sundays, March 7 and 21. Work starts at 9 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m. The Redwood Region Logging Conference is at the Ukiah Fairgrounds on from March 18 to 20. There will be a Board of Directors meeting Thursday, March 11. Roots display and restoration area is open to the public on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at 400 E. Commercial St. in Willits, next to the County Museum. For more information, call Chris Baldo at 459-4549 or 459-2600. Trent Larry Goodson Seng A baby son, Gavin William Seng, was born Saturday, Feb. 14, 2004, to Sara Phillips and Davey Schneider Seng, of Redwood Valley. He weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. His grandparents are Sherry Chappell and Dave Cook, Rick and Marilyn Phillips, and Dave and Shirley Schneider, all of Redwood Valley. Cabada A baby daughter, Luana De Oliveira Cabada, was born Tuesday, Jan. 27,2004, to Analicia Cabada of Brazil and Sergio Cabada, of Ukiah. She weighed 7, pounds 2 ounces. The new baby is also welcomed by her older sibling, Cauan De Oliveira Cabada. Her grandparents are Graciela and Gilberto, of Ukiah and Ana Rose and Amauri, of Brazil. Laurent A baby daughter, Destiny Marie Laurent, was born Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, to Amber Gates and Philip Laurent III, of Ukiah. .She weighed 8, pounds 15 ounces. Giving QUAIL RUN RESTAURANT Continued from Page 3 car. They were able to get friends and family to help with most of the cost of the brake job, but they were short $100. "We try to get the most for our very needy families," says Bobbie. Because requests to the Angel Fund can only be made through a local agency, school or church, the Community Foundation appreciates its partnerships with counselors at local organizations who are creative in finding ways to help their clients. Please visit our Web site at www.communityfound.org or call 468-9882 for more information. Susanne Norgard is the executive director of the Community Foundation of Mendocino County. 6TH ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE www.curvesinternalional.com *Bring a bag of non-perishable food items this week (March 8-12) to your local Curves and join with no service fee. All groceries will be donated to local food banks. The power to amaze yourself™ 707'468-5755 • 628 South State Street • Ukiah •Offer based un firsl visil enrollmenl, minimum 12 mo. c.d. program. 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