Membership Drive and General Meeting/Potluck

Come one, come all to the Sunday, May 5th SCHS Membership Drive and General meeting/potluck. So, bring your address book and pen. Letters, stamps, and envelopes will be provided. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. The potluck will be light – please bring finger foods, either savory or sweet. Beverages will be provided. Meeting starts at 2:00 pm  in the Stirling City Community Hall. For information, contact Dianne at 345-1019/ Mary at 873-0583. See you there!

 

Stirling City Town Hall with Doug Teeter

Stirling City residents enjoyed meeting and greeting Doug Teeter, Supervisor, Butte County 5th District, April 16, 2013, along with Supervisor Teeter’s guest speaker, Cathy Emerson, who gave a presentation on the current Butte county “Broadband Initiative Issue.” Supervisor Teeter fielded questions from concerned town citizens. One of the subjects discussed was the dangerous “Line of sight” situation when pulling out of the Post Office driveway heading north on Skyway.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact Doug Teeter’s office at:

5th District Supervisor’s Office,
County of Butte
747 Elliott Road
Paradise, CA 95969
530-872-6384
rbennett@buttecounty.net

Written By: Mary Schaefer

Supervisor Doug Teeter, and special guest Cathy Emerson

The Stirling City community is hosting Butte County’s 5th District, Supervisor Doug Teeter for a Town Hall meeting.

Everyone is welcome to meet and greet Supervisor Doug Teeter, and special guest Cathy Emerson, Broadband Program Manger at CSUC Center for Economic Development, For discussions about County concerns and opportunities for Stirling City and surrounding areas. This event will take place at the Stirling City Community Hall, 17044 Skyway, Stirling City, CA; on Tuesday evening at 6pm, April 16, 2013. For questions or concerns, please call your Supervisor’s 5th District office at 873-6304 or email: dteeter@buttecounty.net.

Quilters at work!

The Stirling City Quilters, Ellen Cheda, Rona O’Neil, Jeanie Hankins, Caroline Geiger, Sherri Castro, Bonnie Grondahl, and Sue Bone, are quilting American Flag “rag quilts” for servicemen and servicewomen. Ellen Cheda, an experienced seamstress/quilter, is leading the project. The latest recipient, Cy Cribbs, is serving in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.

“It takes 4 yards each, of red, white, and blue flannel to make one American Flag rag quilt. It’s about $85.00 a quilt just for the material,” said Ellen Cheda. The quilters have remarked that seeing the recipients faces light up when they are presented with their quilts is nothing short of emotional and heartwarming.

We are in need of donations – funding and/or materials! Please send checks (made out to Stirling City Seniors, with a notation of “Flag quilts” in the bottom left corner of the check) to: Stirling City Seniors, P.O. Box 203, Stirling City, CA 95978.

If you know someone who is a veteran or is serving our Country and is deserving of flag quilt, please send the information to the Stirling City Seniors address above, or call Rona at: 530 873-1529 or Ellen at 530 966-2518 for information.

A Tribute to our Veterans

Veterans were met with tears of joy at a special Veterans Day tribute to
Stirling City Veterans past, present and active duty, held at the
Community Hall in Stirling City on Sunday, 11 November 2012. Special
guests L to R were Oscar Leonard USAAC WWII, Carroll Trader USMC
Vietnam, guest speaker Nigel Parkhurst CAPT US Navy (Ret), Gunnar Heivilin USN Afghanistan, Joe Frank USMC WWII, and Jerry Clark USN Korea. Other guest speakers were Steve Thompson, District Director for CA Assemblyman Dan Logue, Carol Lewis and Marilyn Connor. Over 100 people attended the program followed by a “meet and greet our Veterans” and a potluck.

Veteran’s Day Tribute

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Veteran’s Day Tribute

Honoring Veterans and Active Duty

Everyone is Welcome! Come and help us honor our Vets and Active Duty personnel. Bring your friends and family!
Date: Sunday, Nov. 11th
Place: Stirling City Community Hall
Time: 2pm
Guest Speakers:
Steve Thompson, District Director for California
Dan Logue, Assemblyman
Carol Lewis
Nigel Parkhurst, Capt. US(Ret)

-Potluck to follow

Sierra Pacific Foundation

SIERRA PACIFIC FOUNDATION HELPS PRESERVE STIRLING CITY HISTORY

Sierra Pacific Foundation

The Stirling City Historical Society (SCHS) and the people of Stirling City thank the Sierra Pacific Foundation for the generous donation of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00). Combined with previous donations from SCHS members and others, this donation will allow us to begin requesting bids for replacement of the old fuel heater our Museum.Climate control is critical to preserving our precious artifacts and archives from deteriorating over time.

The Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided support to Stirling City and the SCHS in the past.  We look forward to sharing information on the sustainability of forests, the Fisher Program, and the logging industry by developing various displays for our Museum and Library Center.

Online

Welcome to the new Stirling City Historical Society’s online resource! Our new website seeks to compile, connect and preserve the rich history of Stirling City. This is an ever -growing website with content continually being added. Please check back often for new updates.