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Christmas Events at the Sutter County Museum - Volunteers Needed!
November 30, 2004

The Sutter County Museum is hosting a range of Christmas events this year with a little something for everybody. Volunteers are especially needed to help out with the following events:

Decoration Day, December 2:
We need volunteers to arrive at 9:00 a.m. to help decorate the Museum with fresh greens and decorate the big tree.

Hors d'Oeuvres Day, December 3:
Volunteers are asked to meet at the Veteran's Hall across the street from the Museum at 2:00 p.m. where they will learn to create wonderful hors d'oeuvres with Chef Steve Richardson.

Trees & Traditions Day, December 4:
Trees & Traditions is a festive gala that many people say is one of the top holiday events our community offers. Enjoy a festive evening with elegant hors d'oeuvres, champagne, wine and beautiful holiday music by the Mark Ensemble. The event takes place from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be obtained from the Museum. Volunteers are needed to help serve food and wine.

If you are interested in volunteering on any of these days, please call the museum at 822-7141 or sign up at the front desk. Visit the Museum Website for more information.

Tips for Safe Holiday Travel
November 17, 2004

With the busy Christmas travel season just around the corner, Narinder Dhaliwal, Public Health Program Coordinator and Nationally certified Instructor in child passenger safety offers some safety tips with buckling up.

Car accidents remain the leading cause of death for children under 14, with riding unrestrained the single greatest risk factor for fatal injury. Some one in four children under 5 are not buckled in, a survey shows.

Museum Toying Around Exhibit
November 12, 2004

The Toying Around exhibit is up through Nov 28th and is comprised of a variety of vintage toys from the Museum collection.

To learn more about our Museum, visit the Sutter County Museum Website.

Safe & Easy Thanksgiving Cooking
November 12, 2004
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) provides a wealth of information for consumers in preparing a safe, easy and delicious Thanksgiving Day meal.

"Let's Talk Turkey, A Consumer Guide to Safely Roasting a Turkey" is a new brochure that covers every facet of getting a turkey from the grocery store to the dinner table and can be printed from the FSIS Web site: http://www.fsis.usda.gov.

A fact sheet on the USDA site provides answers to common Thanksgiving-related food safety questions, and can be viewed by clicking on "Fact Sheets". Select either "Poultry Preparation" or "Seasonal Food Safety".

Also available on the USDA site is "Ask Karen". Karen is a Web-based, automated response system that answers typed questions about the safe handling, preparation and storage of meat, poultry and egg products.

Sutter County Election Results for the General Election
November 02, 2004