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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5A Q, from page lAHigh School large gym. Portola graduate receives Purple Heart Spectator admission $5, concessions available. Carolyn Shipp Proceeds benefit student staff Writer body; concession sales benefit cshipp@plumasnews.com sophomore class. Eight teams compete. Portola High School For information: Daniel, graduate and Chief Hospital dkhaygood@gmail.com, Corpsman Richard Allen 616-1006. Whitney II, of the United States Navy, received the "Pure Dead Brilliant Fiddle"; Purple Heart medal for doors open 6:30, showtime 7 wounds received in action p.m.; Town Hall Theatre. while in Afghanistan. Concert by Hanneke Cassel On Mach 17, President Trio features Celtic, folk fiddle Barack Obama personally based on Scottish, Cape presented Whitney with the Breton strains. $15 general recognition at Walter Reed admission, $10 Plumas Arts National MilRary Hospital members (presale only). Medical Center in Bethesda, Tickets available at Plumas Md. Arts Gallery (Wednesday - Whitney is one of Portola's Friday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.), own. He attended Portola Quincy Natural Foods, High School. He played plumasarts.org. For basketball and he worked a information, to charge tickets Leonard's. When he by phone: 283-3402. graduated in 1996, he began his 8-year career in the Friday - Sunday: Navy just a few days later. Two mystery one-acts, Quincy His stepmother, Jill High School small gym. Fri, Whitney, said he had always Sat doors open 6:30 p.m., wanted to be a corpsman. He Richard Allen Whitney II showtime 7; Sun doors open underwent tough training Chief hospital corpsman and Portola native Richard Allen Whitney II, of the United States Navy, Jackson, N.C., soon. 1:30 p.m., showtime 2. QHS that gave him life-saving visits with President Barack Obama after receiving the Purple Heart for wounds received in The Whitney family invites senior. Brian Wood presents techniques and skills that action while he was serving in Afghanistan. From left to right: Whitney, his wife Shelly, anyone who is interested to original plays for senior helped him succeed at his project. Tickets $5 presale, $6 job. President Obama and Whitney's mother April. Photo submitted send cards of encouragement to Richard Allen Whitney. at the door. Tickets available His position connected him Two other soldiers were in proud of his actions and so many lacerations, Whitney's His contact information is: at Moon's, Epilog Books, to the Navy and tothe the vehicle with him and, grateful that he was able to recovery will be slow, says Richard Allen Whitney Carey Candy Co., QHS library. Marines. In fact, he was  though he suffered critical return home safely," said his family, but the doctors 4 Center stationed with the Marines at injuries, he still performed Whitney's father, Rick. are optimistic. WRNMMC Saturday: Camp Leatherneck in hs duties as a corpsman to After he sustained Whitney said he hopes to 8901 Wisconsin Ave. Building Relationships and Afghanistan when explosives his fellow soldiers, extensive injuries in his legs, return to his wife and three Bethesda, MD 20889 Creating Supportive hit his vehicle Feb. 28. "The whole family is so multiple broken bones and kids at Camp Lejeune in Room 466 Code: superman Environments in Early Education, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 d pti p.m. Free workshop examines Public invite to soro mist award dinner attitudes about challenging behaviors, understanding social emotional "Local Women Making a Student of the Year (Kendal given to local individuals development. Preregistration Local Difference" is the sixth Hicks), Penny Pines and businesses that have required. For information annual recognition dinner Reforestation Project (Mary supported the goals and hosted by Quincy Ann Mathes, Ruth projects of Quincy (including location): Pam Becwar at 283-6500, ext. 234, Soroptimist. The awards Broadwell, Kay Farris) and Soroptimist. pbecwar@pcoe.k12.ca.us, dinner will be held Soroptimist of the Year (to be For more information or to Wednesday, April 9, at the revealed that night), make a reservation, contact Tulsa Scott Pavilion at the Recognition will also be Joyce Scroggs at 283-0795. Fundraising activities, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Pet County Plumas-Sierra County Feed-N-Tack. Feather River Fairgrounds in Quincy. College equine studies Social hour begins at 6 students provide pony rides, p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. bake sale, hot dogs and soft Tickets are $25, and the Richard K. Stockton, Bundle auto, home and life DOtistr V CLU ChFC, Agent for big State Farm discounts drinks, saddle cleaning public is invited to attend. . 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