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4A Wednesday, April 3,2013 Portola Reporter Laura Beaton Staff Writer With 150 years of family history backing her up, one local woman is proud to be a "daughter of California." The annual women's history luncheon, co-sponsored by Plumas County Museum and the Forest Service, took place March 27 at the fairgrounds in Quincy. Linda Cayot, Ph.D., gave a talk entitled "Daughters of California -- from pioneers to educators to an adventurous scientist." Cayot, a wildlife biologist with roots in La Porte and the surrounding area, presented a slide show depicting 150 years of her family history. She focused on the women in her family, starting with her great-grandmother Claire Cayot, the "snowshoe bride," and ending with herself-- the adventurous scientist. The women in her family were adventurous, strong, committed, easy-going, independent, loved family and laughter and were Diners enjoy a catered meal March 27 at the annual Cayot, who presented "Daughters of California: from Cayot before the presentation. Photo by Laura Beaton Plumas County Mucmilm I .... L_ pioneers to educators to an adventurous scientist." Museum Director Scott ......... .I .p,==kor Linda Lawson, standing, speaks with survivors who thrived tortoises in the Galapagos Cayot said, "Who are the the spirit of adventure and that after recent county under adversity, she said. Islands. She said she daughters of California? a thirst for knowledge." budget cuts, every Her great-aunt Claire couldn't be a pioneer, soWe come from the The luncheon is an membership is even more "Tot" Cayot died last year she did the next best thing mountains, valleys and annual fundraiser for the important than ever. For at 111 years of age. and became a wildlife coast. We carry genes and museum. Director Scott more information or to Cayot spent the bulk of biologist: dreams of those who came Lawson made a pitch for become a member call her science career studying In her closing statements, before us. We're filled with new members, explaining 283-6230. I$ REFUND ! Your refund check will go further here! We have spring clothing & accessories, with new Stop by. & Browse ! Serving Sierra & Mohawk Valleys postal Service: usPs (No. 439-420.) Periodicals postage paid at Portola, CA. Published: Eve~ Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co., Inc. Office location and hours: 96 E. Sierra (Highway 70), Portola, CA 96122. Mailing address: 96 E. Sierra (Highway 70), Portola, CA 96122. Office is open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. How to contact us: (530) 832-4646. FAX: (530) 832-5319. Email Website: Ownership and heritage: The Reporter was established in May 1927. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family 'of newspapers serving Plumes and Lessen counties. 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The $100 Indulgence$20,000 in teacher and school "Grease," scheduled for this Foundation has announced its Package includes a 50-minute grants, including the spring in Loyalton. second annual wellness day-- massage, unlimited mineral, following: --$2,100 for Loyalton Middle now called Spring for the pools soak, an unlimited --$5,000 for computers, School leadership students to Schools: Soak in the Sierras. number of classes or software and other technology attend the REACH Leadership The event will be held from 8 workshops and lunch, for Loyalton High School and and Empowerment a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11. (Bathing suits are mandatory Loyalton Middle School Conference. The fundraiser is during the entire event.) agriculture students. The Spring for the Schools generously sponsored and Reservations are needed by--$3,865 for Downieville event is one of two major hosted by the Sierra Hot Monday, May 6, by calling the Junior-Senior High School fundraising events the Sierra Springs, just outside hot springs at 994-3773 Sierra students' experiential Schools Foundation holds Sierraville, which is donating Hot Springs is located at 521 learning projects and field during the Year; the other is a not only use of the springs and Campbell Hot Springs Road,trips to The Wild and Scenic golf tournament in the fall. grounds for the event but also Sierraviile, CA 96126. Film Festival and workshops, The foundation also the lunch that is included The Sierra Schools Ashland Shakespeare Festival appreciates donations at any with any one of the three Foundation is a 501(3)(C) and tours of California time, which may be sent to all-inclusive packages, nonprofit organization colleges. Sierra Schools Foundation, Packages range from $30 to created to enhance and --$4,000 to support music P,O. Box 336, Sierraville, CA $100 for the seven-hour event, supplement educational instruction at LoYalton 96126. 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