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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 3A I Patty Schulz is Eastern (CNA), and worked in the skiing and running as her Plumas Health Care's first lab as a phlebotomist, interests. "Seize the day," is ever Employee of the Month. She returned to emer- her favorite quote, and it de- EPHC has had an Employee gency services, gaining her scribes her well. of the Year for as long as EMT 2 and then her pars- Anyone who knows Schulz anyone can recall. But medic certification. Schulz also knows how committed Schulz's award is part of a has worked as a paramedic she is to her animals. She newly enhanced employee at the hospital for the past 15 counts horses and three dogs recognition and customer years. -- a McNab/border collie, a service program, helmed by "I love working here," sheQueensland and recently a the hospital's director of hu- said. "I enjoy all the people I shih tzu -- as part of her man resources, Cathy Co- work with, and I prefer not family. nant, aimed at increasing to work in an overly busy Fellow employee Marie satisfaction both internally place -- I like the pace Dooley had this to say of and externally, here." Schulz on her nomination Schulz is ideal as the first Schulz also loves the out-form: ,Everyone loves Patty. recipient of this award, since doors and said she couldn't She is able to gain the trust she's worked faithfully for work in an office because of all patients that she has EPHC since 1986. She was she "couldn't sit still that contact with due to her hen- hired then as an EMT 1. She long." She is an avid out-est and caring nature." also worked for a while as a doorswoman, listing hiking, Schulz said she was very certified nurse's assistant camping, horseback riding,pleased to be named Employee an Country Villa Quincy Ethel was born in 1912 and They settled in the area Healthcare staff would like has had a wonderful life de- around 1936, starting out in to introduce readers to their spite a few challenges. At Butterfly Valley where her dear friend, Mrs. Ethel How- age 4 her father passed, at husband ran a logging corn- ell, a wonderful woman, who age 7 she lost her arm to an pany. They were soon will be celebrating her 100th electrical accident. Her blessed with the birth of birthday Sunday, Feb. 12, at mother loved her very much their daughter Susan. Ethel 2:30 p.m., at their facility, and made sure that Ethel's taught school at Pioneer and Ethel is a very upbeat, arm was never a handicap to Quincy elementary and tu- friendly, outgoing lady. She her. She treated Ethel like Cored children between 1950 keeps herself active with her any other child would be through 1956. She mostly own daily exercise program, treated, and expected thetaught second grade. Ethel which she does faithfully same of her. said, "They were old enough twice a day. She also enjoys At age 18, Ethel became ato know things and were her crossword puzzles and teacher; in her first teaching still sweet." Retired after reading her magazines dai- position she had 28 students her daughter graduated ly. Ethel loves to play bingo, of all grade levels. She from college, she enjoyed sing and take car rides taught in a one-room coun- her time with Wardlow until around the area. She is in- try schoolhouse with no he passed. volved in many other group electricity or running water. Staff say they have been interests to keep herself Ethel eventually met and blessed with having Ethel as busy and involved, married Wardlow Howell. a part of their family for a Yoga eries benefits radio station The Yoga & Wellness Cen- ter in East Quincy is offer- ing a three-week Introduc- tion to Yoga class as a bene- fit fo~ KQNY,?~mas Com- munity l~dio at 91.9 FM. The class runs 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Sundays Feb. 26, March 4 and March ll. Reg- istered Yoga Teacher Jen- nifer McQuarrie will lead the class. The series costs $40, payable at the first class; learn basic yoga postures fundamentals of the practice through an easy-does-it ap- are welcome. preach that focuses on prop- Students should wear er form and alignment, comfortable, stretchy These yoga poses help to clothes (layers are appropri- stretch, strengthen and re- lease tension while develop- ing concentration and awareness. Detailed instruc- tions (including modifica- tions for all needs and abili- ties), demonstrations and personal hands-on adjust- ment are provided. ate) and bring an open mind, an empty stomach and bare feet. Those who have a yoga mat should bring it, as supplies at the studio are limited. The Yoga & Wellness Cen- ter is located at 1690 E. Main St. For more information on of the Month. EPHC's new patients who find it difficult available. All ages are wel- employee recognition pro- to make daytime appoint- come, and all phases of den- gram not only rewards good ments will be pleased withtistry are offered. Call 832- services, it emphasizes to these new, extended hours.6602 to make an appoint- staff the vital nature of what We're committed to doing ment. they do, and the importance everything we can to help of giving patients the quality patients to access health and caring service they de- care close to home," said serve. Chief Executive Officer Tom Ct,l: Hayes. Longer clinic hours In an effort to better serve Dental services patients, EPHC's Portola Eastern Plumas Health Clinic will now be open 8Care now offers the follow- a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday and ing low-cost dental special: Wednesday as well as every full mouth X-rays and clean- Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The ing for only $100. Payment is clinic will continue to be due at time of service; insur- open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday, ance will not be billed. Thursday and Friday. To Also, the dental clinic schedule an appointment, takes most types of insur- call 832-6600. "We hope that ance, and payment plans are few years now, and she in- spires them daily. These are just small tid- bits of Ethel's life history -- she has many wonderful sto- ries and history to tell about her life and this area. Ethel is more than happy to sit down and chat with those who have a little time. Mind you, it may take awhile, as Ethel is a little hard of hear- ing -- but at 100 years old, we all should be so lucky We're the experts REPLACING or REPAIRING: • DOORS • TRIM ° WINDOWS • PLUMBING • ROOFING • ELECTRICAL If it's something we can't fix, we'll find somebody who can. rl just to have a small hearing problem. All friends and past students of Ethel's ave invited to her birthday cele- bration. She will be so sur- prised and happy to see them. Serving Seriously Good Espresso, Coffee & Tea Freshly made LUNCH & PASTRIES Healthy Fruit SMOOTHIES All Served with a SMILE Open Men-Sat Yearly, y6-exams are so vital to healthy vision. Don't let loss of vision stop you from living a full life. We routinely screen for glaucoma and macular degeneration. We will take good care of you! Exams • Lenses • Frames • Contacts • Sunglasses student and senior dis- "We'll go slowly so youother o'fferings at the center, CONSTRUCTION New patients welcome. counts are available. 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