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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5A el mun arc Mystery Brown Enactus Representative Special to Feather Publishing Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs a blood transfusion. How does this matter to us in Plumas County? It matters because it's likely that all our lives have been touched by someone who required a blood transfusion. Transfusions save lives. What a community needs to maintain a healthy supply of blood is enough citizens willing to commit an hour of their time to donating blood. Donate for someone who cannot, or in memory of a loved one. Give yourself the chance to help someone, even someone you may not know, through the simple process of donating blood. Quincy residents have the opportunity to be a "blood hero" at our next community drive, which will be held Tuesday, March 11, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at the corner of Bucks Lake Road and Bellamy Lane. The drive will run from noon until 6 p.m., and for your ease and convenience, advance scheduling of your appointment is possible by going online to bloodhero.com (use'the sponsor code "Quincy"). Regular blood donor Richard Stockton takds advantage of the obligatory treats following his donation at a previous blood drive. Photo courtesy Feather River College Enactus Those without access to a whicl will staff the donor computer can call local blood check-in desk and provide drive coordinator Judy treats and sweets for the, Wright at 283-4948. heroes who donate. The March drive will be Don't forget to eat a small sponsored by the Feather meal before donating, and be River College group Enactus, sure to bring your ID. r gra Laura Beaon Staff Writer Ibeaton@plumasnews.com Quincy High School senior Jay Henry learned last summer that his grandmother had lung cancer. That's when inspiration struck and he decided to produce a concert, "Music is the Medicine," for his senior project. Henry, a singer/songwriter and producer, performed a dozen original tunes under his stage name, Mikey FreSh. The show took place Feb. 21 at Quincy High and Henry is donating the proceeds to the American Cancer Society. Henry's "nana" has stage 3 adenocarcinoma. When she saw a picture of Henry and his siblings wearing special T-shirts reading "My Nana Is My Hero," she said, "I cried when I saw the picture of the three kids with their special T-shirts. Wow! Please tell him thank you for all of his hard work." More than 100 audience members attended the concert the night of Friday, Feb. 21, and Henry's vision became a reality. Terri Redkey, QHS faculty and senior project advisor said, "I was very impressed when I heard Jay singing. However, I was even more impressed when I learned he also wrote all of his own music." Taco Desayuno Call to ask about our dally spedals! 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Photo submitted OO JMhonor of Michael family and friends. owrey, High Sierra Sheriff Greg Hagwood and nimal Rescue wants Assistant Sheriff Dean Canalia to thank all of the volunteer and their entire department not search and rescue teams that only made this a top priority helped in the search for the but kept in constant touch with employee who went missing High Sierra and Michael's New Year's Day. family to keep us updated on Michael Was a kennel tech at any breaking news in the HSAR and had not missed a search and investigation. day of work in his 10 years at We would like to clarify that the rescue shelter. Over the the reward put up for several weeks following New information leading to Year's Day, search teams from Michael's whereabouts was Plumas County Search and made possible by a private Rescue and from the California donor and was not funded by Rescue Dog Association spent HSAR. tireless hours along with their Tl e private donor will be dog companions in hopes of making a donation to the finding Michael. Finally, search and rescue groups to Friday, Jan. 31, Michael was help with ongoing expenses found but it was not the and possibly some new and outcome we had hoped for. much-needed equipment to Special thanks to the help sustain their great service following volunteers from to our community. Plumas County SAR: Lori As'Sheriff Hagwood said so Powers, Amie Kreth, John eloquently, these are Kolb, Tyler Grant, Ralph volunteers who give of Schroeder, Joe ~lackwell, themselves at a moment's Harlon Sevier and Mike Grant notice and ask nothing in (Powers and Kreth are also return; their sole purpose is to members of CARDA). Special help those in need and try to thanks also go to Deb bring some closure to the Lackenbauer, Sandy Osman, families who have "lost" a Lynn Macaulay, Ted Bier and loved one. Karen Sherman from CARDA. It is fitting that Michael, a There were also countless person who had devoted so hours of,time spent in the much of his time to helping search by individual volunteers rescue homeless dogs, was and friends of Michael that eventually found by a search deserve a big "thank you" for and rescue dog team. their support in the search. Michael's family has Tom Tobener, a volunteer with requested that any donations in the Portola Fire Department, memory of Michael be made to organized his own team locally High Sierra Animal Rescue. and was joined by Kurt Flewell For additional information, and Nate Oels and friend. Like please call HSAR at 832-4727 the formal search teams, these or check the website at are people in our community highsierraanimalrescue.org. who devoted their time and effort to help bring some ~ Doug Rodrlgues level of closure for Michael's High Sierra Animal Rescue