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2A Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 Feather River Bulletin offer olarshlps The Plumas District Hos- pital volunteers have an- nounced that they are offer- ing two scholarships this spring for those pursuing a career in health care. The two scholarships of- fered will be in the amount of $2,000 each. To qualify, applicants must meet the following re- quirements: Be a resident of Quincy, or a graduate of a high school within the confines of the Plumas Hospital Dis- trict boundaries. Applicant must plan to pursue, or be currently en- rolled in, a health related academic program. Completed applications must be received or post- marked by April 15. Applications are avail- able at Quincy Junior-Se- nior High School, Plumas District Hospital, Feather River College and the Plumas District Hospital volunteers Bargain Bou- tique on Lawrence Street. Additional information may be obtained by calling: Gayle Anderson, scholar- ship chairperson, at 283-0863. Pioneer-Quincy Elementary School Principal&apos;s Message We talked about love at Monday's opening assembly, as that was our virtue of the week. There is the roman- tic love of Valentine's Day, the love siblings have for each other (though they may not show it) and the love a country can have for a great leader like Abe Lincoln. However, the love between parents and children is the one our young students relate to. When we ask them for examples of virtuous people, parents always come up. With that in mind, I was struck by a story my sister shared recently. My nephew was just a little guy and they noticed a ladder leaning against their garage. She wondered aloud why the ladder was there. "Daddy uses it to hang up the stars," he explained. Children can at- tribute almost magical qualities to parents. We, in turn, have an immense responsibility to be good role models. I'll do the best I can for my 25- and 27-year-old children and wish you good luck doing the same for yours. Sincerely, Shepard Kest Porter, Principal A Word from the Secretary I still have a set of keys that one of our students found last week on the playground. If you think they might be yours please stop by or call the office at 283-0520. Thank you, Jennifer McColrn, Secretary Calendar of Events ............. Feb 24 Mar 4 Mar 8 Mar 9 Mar 12 Mar 18 Mar 18 K-2.. ,,Fiddling Assembly, 8:45-9:45 ................ K-6....Read to Your Child Night at Pioneer K-6....PCO at QES, 3:15 K-2....Spring Pictures K-6....End of Trimester K-2....Awards Assembly, 8:30-9:00 K-6....Report Cards Sent Home Dog sled races are a lot of fun to watch, and locals will have an opportunity to do lust that the weekend of Feb. 26-28. The Lake Davis event will start from Fillippini Flat on Highway 70 just outside of Maybe. Photo by Diana Jorgenson 00,nd the Gold Mush is on... Diana Jorgenson Ponola Editor diorgenson@plumasnews.com The California Gold Mush Lake Davis Sled Dog and Snow Shoe Races are coming right up--the weekend of Feb. 26-28. This year the races will be staging at Fillipini Flat, on Highway 70 outside of Maybe. Additional activities are hap- pening at Chalet View just up the road and on Friday at City Park in Portola. Soroptimist International of Portola is instrumental in bringing this unusual event to the area, and the energetic dogs and their enthusiastic owners make it a lot of fun for and their high school ver- sions, the 'S' Clubs in both Portola and Loyalton. SIP us- es the proceeds for scholar- ships for Portola High School students. But the event is important to many others as well and is a partnership between several groups: The 14 Angels Foun- dation, Sierra-Nevada Dog Drivers and the Graeagle Plum as. Alliance. ,: : In addition, Mountain Hardware in Blairsden donat- ed a 30-inch Ariens Snow- Thro with a Briggs and Strat- ton motor for a giveaway in support of the event. Only 250 tickets will be sold and the drawing will be held Sunday afternoon, or at a later desig- and at Mountain Hardware and The Hair House in Blairs- den/Graeagle. Mountain Hardware will al- so bring rental skis and snow- shoes for those who want to join the sled teams on the trails or enter the Snow Shoe Fun Run at 4 p.m. Saturday. The fun begins Friday at City Park 2-5 p.m. with Sled Dog Vet Check. It's a good charice tO Sre fh dogs tip close and personal. Thebig race--the 100-mile race--begins first thing Satur- day at 8:30 a.m. Participants in this race will be the first to start out on both days in or- der to complete each 50-mile leg of the race around Smith Peak and the east side of Lake p.m., when the Snow Shoe Fun Run begins on Saturday along with the PeeWee Sprint. A "Teach your dog to pull" workshop begins at noon Satur- day for those of you who think your dog might help out on your next long cross-county ski. Saturday night is also full of activity. The Meet the Mushers dinner will be held at the Calpine Elks Lodge at 6 p.m?. findi'ighiext doGr, at the Chalet View Convention Room, dog sledding movies will be entertaining your kids or the whole family. Soropti- mists and 'S' Club members will be on hand to keep an eye on the youngsters while par- ents are entertained with the lyrical sounds of Irish music i  m,, mm,, m i, :vim , '1 m-, --- m,, m nil those attending. There's a lot nated time if there are still View.Davis and back to Chalet right nextdoor, infor- ---:-  i:,i F :. l to see and just as much to par- tickets to be sold. Cal1832-5577 for more ticipate in--for kids of all ages. Tickets are $10 each and are Races will continue starting mation or go online at callfor- I I lll: ll  I II The Sled Dog Races are a available at Plumas Bank and at regular intervals all niagoldmush.com for a com- I illg II il I fundraiser for Soroptimists High Sierra Books in Portola through the day until about 4 plete schedule of the races. ' 00001)1i7" ', ', LJPENING I i Queenie .Nails Ii Specials 3 I *Hmrcuts I SATURDAY, FEB. 20 I l of the month:  ooo- aim  , ] 00DROP .color ' l 20 % 00DEAD Findmeatmy I -- I off   GORGEOUS new place ]  11am- 7pm 7 days a week ] Music Boxes , ............... By appointment I I[ I. 2043 Highway 70 l : Bed & Body Warmers / I[]WAI||&'I$,'I'AI[O]II... only ' ! I k Quincy ' Offer good thru Feb. 27,20,0  D30 283 9674 I I llt 283-2660 ' I 2019 E. Main St. 1 IW- Expires 3/31/10 ' . 283-2929 I l l I I l I  I l I I T1LA.CI' SWEET URPRIS, can create any specialty cake for any occasion, with esh and Kosher ingredients. Whether you want simple and eleCant or somethin a little fancier, no cake is too small or Qhi. Cakes, cookies dese breds, pis ... all m from scratch with fresh ingredients. "Illuminating all the senses, the cakes are SIMPLY DEVINe" - Karen Rhodes <:. We welcome the opportunity to earn ,:our trust avlt  ""eliver you tli best service! Spaghetti Dinner To benefit QHS Ski Team Salad, Bread, Beverage & Dessert (To-go Orders Available) Tuesday, February 23rd 5:oopm - 7:3opm Quincy Elks Lodge : , $8perAdult  $5 per Child 12 and under For tickets and more information, please call Sarena Barker at 283-9325. Crab Feed Quincy Elks Lodge / ./ Saturd.0000007 FTsh Cracked Cr' Pasta Salad French BreacV ($ *30 Kids 12 yr$ & under '16 Drs Open at 5pm tyle Dining 5.30pm ;( Carey Candy Co. rt Stationers mas Glass t  Sofircers & " For more Info, 283-4417 or 394-6019