Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 16, 2004 · Page 36
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 36

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14 Redwood Region Logging Conference March 2004 11:00 AM LADIES DAY LUNCHEON Price $35.00 Come join your friends for a delightful day experiencing the incredible organic gardens of the Fetzer Vineyards in Hopland. The Valley Oaks Gardens are a place where the rest of the world slips away and wine tasting takes on a fresh dimension. The RRLC Ladies Day Garden Tour begins at 11:00 AM with lunch being served in the Pavilion by the lake at 12:30. The Shining Star Award will be announced to honor a special lady for her dedication to the Timber Industry. Please join your friends at the Logging Conference Ladies Day Luncheon for this special annual event. 1:00 PM CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL LOG BOOK WORKSHOP Free California Highway Patrol is sponsoring the Log Book workshop that will cover both Interstate and Intrastate requirements. The class is approximately 2 hours long and will be in the Fine Arts Building on the Fairgrounds. Sponsored by: California Highway Patrol 1:00 PM FIRST AID CLASS Price $25.00 Russ Brown from the Northern California Safety Consortium will provide First Aid training. This workshop will cover Basic First Aid including some CPR. This class meets the Cal OSHA requirements for First Aid and participants will Provided by Jan's Photography A good time was had by all at the 2003 Lady's Day Luncheon. receive 4 Pro Logger Units for their continuing education. The class will take place at the Hampton Inn Conference Room in Ukiah. 1:OOPM HIGH SCHOOL FORESTRY COMPETITION The Forestry Contest is in its ninth year at the Redwood Region Logging Conference. There are 10 events in the contest testing skills and knowledge. Knowledge subjects consist of tool, wood, and plant identification, map reading, terminology, log scaling, and table interpretation. The skill portion of the contest challenges the contestants in the use of the hand compass, determining acreage of an area by pacing, and measuring trees. Students from High Schools throughout California compete for cash and scholarship prizes on an individual and team basis. The contest is Friday afternoon at the fairgrounds and winners are announced at the Lumberjack Breakfast on Saturday morning. SATURDAY 3/20/04 8:30 AM LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST Price $12.00 The Lumberjack Breakfast features the presentation of the Educational Scholarships. Three Emanuel Fritz Memorial Scholarships. In the amount of $2,000 each will be awarded to students at Cal Poly, Humboldt State University of California or Berkeley. Two $500.00 Kent Holmgren Memorial Scholarships will awarded to students currently enrolled in the Forestry Program at College of the Redwoods. In addition to the Scholarship presentations, the awards from the High School Forestry Competition will be announced. Sponsored by: Schmidbauer Lumber 10:00 AM TRUCKER RODEO Free This will include a skill driving test (truck will be provided) as well as general knowledge pertaining to the trucking industry. Drivers must have a Class A Drivers Li cense and sign up on site at 9:30 AM. Entry fee is free and trophies will be awarded to first, second and third. The event will take place in the Masonite Parking Lot across the freeway from the Fairgrounds. Additional information may be obtained by contacting Rex Bonn at 443-1645. Sponsored by: California Truckers Association 10:00 AM BUSINESS PANEL DISCUSSION Free This event will include leaders of the Forest Products Industry who will share their knowledge for complying with current regulations. Subjects to be covered will include Tax Reporting regulations, Labor Laws, Employer/Employee relations, as well as Worker Compensation issues. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about business regulations and to ask questions. Sponsored by: Women In Timber Northcoast Chapter 11:00 AM SAWMDLL SHOOT-OUT RRLC presents the West Coast Portable Sawmill "Shoot-Out". Competing mills will be judged on board feet cut per hour, lumber recovery, board feet of lumber vs. log scale economic factor, and board feet per hour vs. cost of EEL RIVER Proud to be providing employment in the timber industry on the North Coast. LOGGERS ASSOCIATION O* NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, INC. PHONE 530-926-4622 P.O. BOX 296 MT. SHASTA, CA 96067 Serving the Timber Industry for over 25 years. Locations in 33 states. Call 800.967.6206 for the nearest location. www.fleetpride.com Lumber is proud to support the he fencing specialists

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