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~eatner t~wer t~ulleun Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 3A Joyce Adams said she gives blood because it helps other people and it's good for you. Adams said she has A-negative blood, which occurs in only about I out of 16 people in the U.S., or 6.3 percent of the population. Four times a year the Quincy Church of Latter-day Saints opens its doors for community blood drives. Laura Beaton Donnal Nichols, left, and Katherine Kinne enjoy the mandatory 15-minute rest period after donating blood. Nichols was in nursing school when she learned she has B-negative blood, which only about 1 in 67, or 1.5 percent, of the U.S. population has, meaning it is in high demand. Kinne said she was inspired to donate when her son was a baby and had to be hospitalized. That got her thinking and now it has been 35 years since she began donating blood. hoo.com We offer a wide variety of'quality eye care services. FRIDEN OPTOMETRY FAMILY EYE CARE CONTACT LENSES Jonathan Friden, O.D. 68 Central Ave. * Quincy * 283-2020 www. fridenoptometry.com Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations, treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, foreign body removal, threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear), low vision aids for the visually impaired, and vision therapy for learning related vision problems. Melony McGarr, left, relaxes as phlebotomist Miranda Newman draws her blood at the Church of Latter-day Saints' blood drive Jan. 2. McGarr, a medical-surgical and OB nurse at Plumas District Hospital, said she gives blood because she knows how important it is. Back by Popular Demand John Cunningham rests in the recovery area at the Jan. 2 blood drive. He said he is fairly new to donating blood, as his schedule never allowed for it in the past. Cunningham said donating blood is a nice way to help others out. 395 Main St., Quincy 283-9788 For Your Support To all my loyal customers who made 2013 a success! JIIy Sisters el0set * Coming * Mark Sexton Band Friday, January 17th 367 Main St., Quincy 283-1779 mail@plumasnewsicomI Always wanted to learn yoga, but didn't want to go because you've never tried it? Join our annual KQNy Introduction to Yoga benefit 4 week series at the Yoga & Wellness Center in January (1/12, 1/19, 1/26 and 2/2). Proceeds benefit KQNY and you'll learn the basics of yoga to help keep you healthy in the new year! 2~IUS1C For more details, email Jane Steidel at janeyoga50@digitalpath.net or call her at 530-283-3536 Visit the web (ww .kqny919.org) for more information ~ ~ . ncerns? Don't let your health concerns go unattended. If you would like to talk to someone about what is ailing you, what is causing it and what to do about it, call us for an appointment. Steven Thompson, MD Heavy Periods Contraception Tubal Ligation Hysterectomy PAP smear problems Menopause / Hormone Therapy Urinary Incontinence Repair for Bladder, Vaginal & Rectal Prolapse Call 283-0650 for your appointment with Dr. Thompson. DISTRICT HOSPI:TAL 1065 Bucks Lake Road, Quincy, CA 95971 www.pdh.org