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Indian Valley Record Wednesday, May 2, 2018 " The Dojo of Greenville wins big at a judo competition in San Francisco on April 22. From left: Sensei Harry Burleson, Oliver Litchfield, Jesse McLain, Jackson Brenzovich and in back, Lynea Litchfield. Photo submitted ojo urn nors The Dojo of Greenville "Honor, duty, discipline; Judo Tournament on traveled to San Francisco on responsibility and respect Sunday, May 6, at the Indian April 22 to compete in the are the cornerstone of our Valley Community Center, City College of San Francisco teachings. We combine this 209 Crescent St. in Invitational Judo with the physical, mental Greenville. Participants are Tournament. and emotional strengths invited from The Dojo of Over 200 youth attendedgained through the practiceWestwood as well as from and the competition wasof Judo. We strive to help other dojos in Chico, steep. Locals Oliver each student be the best Redding and San Jose. Litchfield won first in his person they can be," said Spectators are welcome, as division, Lynea Litchfield The Dojo Sensei Harry are youth who may like to won second, and JacksonBurleson. watch the competition and Brenzovich and Jesse Classes are currently see what The Dojo has to McLain both took third offered in Greenville on offer. Awards will be given. place. Tuesday and Thursday, for first, second and third The goal of The Dojo is to from 5:30 to 7 p.m and inplace, with certificates for all bring the sport of Judo to the Westwood on Monday, from other participants. rural communities of Plumas 6 to 7:30 p.m. Youth ages 7 to For information or to and Lassen counties. The 13 may enroll anytime by RSVP for the tournament, Dojo helps each student to be ' contacting Burleson. contact Burleson at focused, on balance, and to The Dojo will be hosting its Harryburleson@gmail.com foster a solid moral compass, own Youth Developmental or call 624-2428. UGANDA, from page 2A schools actually accessible and fun even though they are crowded. Often a preschool class might have 65 students in a room without toys or books. Items brought over this trip included puzzles. They had to train teachers on how to use puzzles, as many had never seen any. It's these details of differences that neither side of the exchange often sees coming -- the parts that make life interesting. Weber wants her students to see how much their contribution to the world could be valued, to understand how much they, individually, are Valued. She's committed to the program. She also wants to remind people that this program has been a valley wide effort. Each trip the announcements fly on social media and at school for used sports equipment, preschool materials, etc. and Indian Valley residents have answered the call. Bev Craggs, who has retired her preschool and daycare program donated many materials for the Ugandan preschool. Old friend Jeff and Patty Maywood of Pennsylvania funded much of the trip and the Palmaz family through the Genesee Ranch did a lion's shar6 of getting the students to Uganda. The fit between the two regions seems to be a natural one now. "I truly believe that these kids where driven to bring the value and success they had largely because of the environment in which they were raised. In rural communities, when resources become limited, we naturally look to each other to provide the solution. This learned skill of problem solving with community resources is key to creating our next generation of leaders. I strongly believe that investing in experiences for our community's youth is investing in our own future. We are honored to be able to participate, ?:Christian palmaz said. The students had much to A look inside a classroom in Kanugu, Uganda. The schools serve impoverished students with sometimes the only meals they'll have that day and education. Photos submitted The focus of this year's Uganda trip was painting and fixing up a preschool in Uganda where a class of preschoolers has up to 65 students per day. learn and came away with and malnutrition. But much of much more. The group took the time they chronicled joy. turns blogging about their "Ugandans are a very joyful experiences on the people. I've never smiled so www.ruraltorural.com website much. My face hurt," said -- covering everything from Carmichael. Peopf wave at you with their responses to home Stays, :: ": the Rwandan genocide "two hands," Bengavd said. "No memorial, Easter in Uganda, .one waves like that here." u,ncy co-op mem Quincy Natural Foods and Feather River Food Co-op are hosting their annual members' meeting Saturday, June 16, from 5:30 to 8 p.m at the Quincy Veterans Hall, 274 Lawrence St. Backdoor Catering will provide light dinner and American Valley Baking ng will provide dessert. 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