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June 4, 1980

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Wednesday, June 4, 1980 - THE GRIDLEY HERALD - Section 1, page 3 or 1s ins tier became tl e 44th of the Quota Club of an impressive candle- |llation, Wednesday even- Buttes. 3fficers installed for the term were Florence . first vice president; Betty second vice president; eKibben, recording secre- Jones, corresponding Karen Connell, treasurer Verna Hulen); Viole Olson, A'ice Storm, directors. Serving ling officer was Kathleen district governor. fficer carried a long-stem- :rose as she took her posi- a table that held a candle, representing Karen Con- king president, lighted a fi'om the blue flame the district, for each light a candle in a can- she accepted her duties. spoke of the Quota in her introductory re- When five women, in or- Quota, sixty-one years ,ht to build a fellowship a plan to care for our She explained that by ether in friendship and this task can be accom- The meaning of Quota thusly, Q stands for U means under,standing, unselfishness; O is for to serve and to share; teamwork and A is for and accomplishments. was presented during the by Brooke Myers, vicar Episcopal Church who also gave the prayer. Preceding the in- he sang "What the Wo,ld Needs Now," wilh a guilar accompanin cnt. Since Mrs, Taylor will travel m Australia in July to attend the Quota Interna- tional Convention, hc sang the old Australian song, "Waltzing Malilda" with the attdiencc joining in. Later, he sang "I'd Like to Teach the World Io Sing" and al the conclusion of lhe acceptance of the presidency by Mrs. Taylor, his song was "The Impossible Dream." in accepting' the office, she spoke of her theme, "Together We can Brighten Our World" and added that we can make living a lit- tle brighler for those around us lhrough the example of our friend- ships, caring for others and serv- ice. Membership in Quota requires participation, teamwork, friend- ship, a sense of humor and work- ing in harmony. In conclusion, she stated that the warmth of friend- ships and service to others are like a torch radiating beamy of light. She also spoke of tile !'Harvest of Accomplishments" during Mrs. Con,eli's term and of the honor given her to represent the Gridley Club on another continent. As the new president assumed her office she was presented the president's pin by Mrs. Connell and she in turn, pinned Mrs. Con- nell with the past president's emblem. A symbol of. "Good Luck" was also presented to Mrs. Taylor by Mrs. Newell. The Rainbow Blue Birds that Gridley Quota sponsors presented the colors and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. Blue Birds participating were: Jennifer Steele, Katherine Boeger, Aimee Tipton, Jenny Emanuel, I RES - Dess W Tibbitts, California State Brand Inspector for Glenn Utte Counties retired May 31, 1980 after 34 years with the California Department of Food and Agriculture. Tibbitts, a native Californian, 1 .5orn in Modoc County and moved with his family to the Orland area in He is a graduate of Orland High School and a World War il veteran, , 11, in the U.S. Army. Tibbitts has been a well known figure at ranches i uvestock auctions throughout the counties, including many of his department years at the Gridley Auction Yard. He and his wife Rose, in Orland. They have a daughter, Donna of Gridley; a son, Dess I ,kla and two grandchildren, all of Paradise. Asked what his plans for kf ture are, Tibbitts, an avid horseman replied, Lots of riding, and no I;'qUles to keep." Spring Arts & Crafts ti Parking Lot l SHOW & SALE The value per acre of farm real estate shot up 16 percent nationally last year. That followed a-12-percent boost in 1978 and a nine-percent hike in 1977. Notice to June 7th & 8th GRIDLEY HERALD .SATURDAY & SUNDAY SUBSCRIBERS 504 d Street in NAarysvi/le r ADDRESS CIOINGES l . ' ,al 0f the increudnl ! IltltraA It,Iv. "to.dent fro-- "--- 11 hiIh 051 of Iddr0,$ [ talents will provide ,ou with o7o : I[ rht :' P t fl:; | to purchase and eniD/ fine arts and =10iat l ff w0oid in- r~f'ls for gtfts or for ypur own pleasure [ " . I! i,,m -*f, ,*-. "-" !1 2sc per amp and t: with a mailiq list of nea It '4,000 it is that P:,,,.- II b mount up... So, if KEFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE Jl* will let us know of a Carrie Farr, and Kristin Spencc; and leaders, Sharon Slcclc and .Ioyce Spcnce. Mrs. Comlell welcomed the sixly-five visiting Quolarians, other guests, local members and husbands and introduced those participating in the program and the presidents from neighboring clubs, including Eunice Rigsley, Yuba City; Colleen Barksdalc, Oroville; Marjorie Mitchell, Marysville; and Vivian Cleveland, Paradise. Fables for the gala evening were decorated in blue and silver, Quota colors with blue candles set in wreathes of silver flowers. Tiny candles at each place setting were later used in the ceremony. In charge of decorating were Verna Hulen, Alice Storm and Mary Boeger. The Quota Collect with all join- ing hands was repeated to bring an outstanding evening to a close. NEW OFFICERS - The Gridley Quota Club seated new officers for the upcoming year during a cere- mony last week. Incoming officers are: (front, L-R) Betty Onyett, second vice president; June Taylor, president; Florence Mathews, first vice president; (standing, L-R) Verna Hulen, member; Pam Jones, corresponding secretar); Nano Olson and Violet Biggs, directors; Kate. Connell, treasurer and out- going president; and Claire McKibben, recording sec- retary. (Photo by Mike Connell) 9 ere distinctly e congra tula te the graduate...and celebrate the future! Puzzled over a graduation gift? How about one of these Springbok puzzles. 500-piece 'The Vigil By The Sea' is only $5.50... while mini jigsaw puzzle brainteaser is just $1.95. From Bradley's... a beautiful doll as a lasting memory of your friendship. At- tractively priced and we have a large variety to choose from. SEE OUR FABULOUS SELECTION OF FINE JEWELRY for a personalized gift Graduation album or plaque displays a favorite photo. Pdbum, $15.00; Plaque, $9.50. FREE GIFT WRAPPING Extra special for graduation. ',Tell us your grads school colors... and we'll gift wrap the gift to match!" WE WILL CLOSE AT 7:30 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JUNE 6th FOR GRIDLEY HIGH GRADUATION , ~i!i:/ You should be proud o~ your graduate. Display that special moment in your home with... BEAUTIFUL PHOTO FRAMES from 5pt'uc, Drug. Spruce up the graduate with these fine scented shower soaps on a cord. Pric- at iust $3.50 ~~,L~ FOR A DIFFERENT SCENT ON THE LOVELY GRADUATE, choose from our fine collection of colognes. To that special someone for that special time after graduation. How about one of our fragrant after shaves." !i