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~r River Bo River Bulletin Health News 2ool == I II II Sevtap e to plf Editor his David Walls spoke to the iner Rotary Club on March ISDA part of an ongoing effort y the Crease cancer awareness local community. Ope =ary Cancer Awareness DA F( ittee co-chairs Mike as adit and Rosie Schulz in- :cess Walls to speak about and prostate cancer. lls explained that colon ir is the second leading of cancer-related death, cancer. Will pursue proposal to acquire Sierra Valley Hospital ly to precipitate colon cancer. By Teed Na, Dr. Don Donato, and EPHC thought to be a longer process it is in the best interest of both Prostate cancer has similareort01a Editor director, cited concerns about so the management Servicesparties for EPHC not to be risk factors, said Walls. Eastern Plumas Health Carethe potential appearance of a were to be an interim solution, managing the Sierra Valley The main consideration District (EPHC), which offered conflict of interest if EPHC "These are modern times Hospital District facility over with prostate cancer appears management services to thewere to be managing the Loyal- and no small district can stand the next several months, while bankrupt Sierra Valley Hospi- ton'hospital at the same time it alone," said Monroe. "We need both parties are exploring the to be age. According to Walls, 20 per-tal District last month, has was engaged in a negotiation a hospital in this valley and possibility of consolidation. cent of men under 40, 20 to 30 withdrawn that offer, to acquire the facility. EPHC is better equipped toDuring this period, the percent of men over 50, and 50 At its regular meeting The EPHC administrative take thelead." health of those living in the percent of men over 80 will de- Wednesday, March 28, the staff expressed its concerns Monroe said that, if you Sierra Valley will not be com- velop prostate cancer, board of directors of EPHC ac- about the depth of current and were the person having a heart promised. "Both of the cancers have acepted the recommendation of past problems at Sierra Valley attack or were the victim of a Sierra Valley Hospital Dis- common ground," he said. its administrative staff to with- Hospital District. serious accident, you wouldn't trict has a full staff for its Ad- "The screening process can be draw its offer of management They also expressed their de- want to hear that your only vanced Life Support (ALS) am- very embarrassing. But, youservices to Sierra Valley Hos- sire to focus all their energies choices were Truckee, Quincy bulance service and Dr. Bur- need to overcome that embar- pital District. on the future of health care in or Rend. nell Vassar will continue to re- causehe; colonsa, cancer is. a rare rassment to save your life." At the same time, the EPHCthe Sierra Valley, rather than EPHC Chief Executive Offl-ceive release time from EPHC . j ]d, because it can be Walls recommended that board authorized staff to pre- current and past problems,cer Charles Guenther said that to attend patients at the hospi- racte nted. people with high risk factors pare a proposal to acquire and Gary Monroe, chair of the the parties are still discussing tal in Loyalton, with Sierra a lea qike most cancers, colon begin screening for colon and operate the facilities for the Sierra Valley Hospital District an ultimate merger. Valley Hospital District paying .over r is preceded by abnor- prostate cancers at age 40. Oth- continuing benefit of residents Board, said the initial goal was "The question is how best to her fees. nem,t lyp growth in the colon, ers should begin at age 50.of Loyalton and the surround- to combine the two districts in- achieve that," he said. '. or polyps can be removed The American Cancer Soci- ing area. to one. That was originally The EPHC board has decided the onset of cancer, ety says that screenings ffth.e ls explained that the should continue every five . tecte t risk factors associated years thereafter. ouiu =Colon cancer are family The presentation by Dr. em :age, smokm ndd.. i " " . David Walls was arranged byBy Alicla Higbee ence, is that new member, of Woodland Hills, Willis ma-letter of interest. =u= ? sKed:o at:g . emt s the Rotary Cancer AwarenessIndian Valley Editor Willis moved to Greenville jored in general and 61ectro-I feel that having the hospi- year ra e Committee. Co-chairs WillhoitAfter several months with a in 1988, after a career of more mechanical courses and re-tal and that its services remain and Schulzplantocontinue vacancy, a letter of interest than l0yearsinthesecurity ceived hisassociate'seegreein l :siSwOfo:ita ,,iitm ;ance,; a Reg e in three of you will the awareness effort through was finally received, and a systems industry. 1981. :roi anomalous polyp," he more outreach programs de-new board member was finallyWillis began as a systems in- Willis has been searching for family and myself very happy signed to inform the communi- seated on the Indian Valley staller in 1984 and rapidly pro- a way to become involved in to know that we can avail our, man,hlso noted that a diet ty about cancer. Health Care District Board of gressed to operations manager his new community and to pro- selves of the facilities at the In- riculffin animal fat is more like- Directors Monday, March 26. and to direct sales and account vide a community service, dian Valley Hospital and its UEf ai Greenville resident Brad representative. . He heard of the need for aemergency ward." "Willis, with radm sales expem- A graduate of Pmrce College board member, and submitted I y Ubrary, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. River Bulletin). For more info call 283- Quincy Explorers, 7 p.m., Church of Lawrence St., Quincy (nursery school NA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Alcoholics Anonymous, Book ers lye, open to the public, Church 5515. , Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Call room behind church). 10 a.m.-11:30 Reese St., Quincy. Study, 7 p.m., upstairs at the United rag Christ of Latter Day :saints, Uons Club, meet at Moons, Quincy, 283-3218. a.m. Every first and third Fridays. AA, Graeagle Community HallMethodist Church, Jackson Street, rith Lane, Quincy. noon. For more info, call 283-5127. NA, 7 p.m., Methodist Church, (upstairs), 8 p.m. Quincy. AI-Anon Family Group, 5:30 p.m., Quincy. Saturday, April7 " Health Clinic Plumas County Health Board of Supervisors, 10 a.m., pro Methodist Church, Quincy. United Methodist Church Fellowship PRS-WIC. Supplemental foods and Seventh Day Adventist, Bible Study, Department, Courthouse Annex. For Courthouse, Quincy. 10 a.m. First four stionnursday at noon. Child care hail, Quincy. For families and friends nutrition education for children under 9:30 a.m.; Worship service, 11 a.m., more information, 283-6330. 8a.m.- Tuesdays of month. rical Support Group. Womenof alcoholics. 5 years and pregnant/nursing women. Fellowship Hall, 2333 Pine St., noon; 1p.m.-4:30 p.m. PRS-WIC, Supplemental foods and nOtn a safe, comfortable, confi- Pistol Shoot, sponsored by Quincy 10 a.m., 248 Main St., Quincy. 283- Quincy. 283-3092. Weight Watchers. Weekly meeting, nutrition education for children under lch as imnment to sham their sto- Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill 4093 or 1-800-WLC-4093. Every NA, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Quincy Methodist Church, basement 5 years and pregnant/nursing women. Tuesday. Reese St., Quincy. of Fellowship Hall. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., Every Tuesday, 10 a.m. 248 Main St., Bereavement Support Group,Alcoholics Anonymous, 8p.m. meeting at 5:30 p.m. Quincy. 283-4093 or 1-800-WLC-4093. meets first and third Thursdays at Methodist Church, Jackston St., AI-Anon, noon, at Crisis Resource Women Helping Women. Quincy North Fork Family Medical reception upstairs in back, Quincy. Center. More info, 283-4265. support group. Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m., room, clinic behind the hospital, at 7 Bible Study Fellowship, 10 a.m. American Legion, Dewey L. PRS offices, 248 Main St., for more Mountain View Manor community McEIroy Post 304. 2nd Monday of information call 283-5675. p.m.. ]cYtindepibleanCy. 283-3092Study, 9:30r a.m.;257" 283-0254.545 Lawrence St., Quincy., , Second Horizon Club, Veteran's room. 283.1558. each month, 7 p.m., Veterans' Hall, Cub Scout pack meeting, Pack 151. , 't acczp Service, 11 a.m, Sunday: Worship 10:00 a.,m.," Hall, 1 p.m. Fjrst and third Thursdays. Infant Massage cle . For parents & Lawrence St., Quincy. For more info 7 pJ'n,, Quincy Elks Lodge. 283-013 , Lter ays, Fellowship Hall. Christrian Education 9:00 a.m. Quincy Cribbage Club;'7 p.m., St. pre-crawling babies, expectant par- cell 283-3918 and leave a message. ,, ...... John's Church Social Hall, first and ents and caregivers. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Quincy Reading Group, BOOK-Wednesday, April 11 , ht Missionary Baptist Church of Christ 283-1191, P.O. Box 628, Quincy. third Thursdays. Saturdays at Therapeutic Solutions, SHELF, 373 Main St., Quincy. 7:00 Genealogy Ubrary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. los di! Devine, Pastor; 283- Sunday, 10-11 a.m. Bible Study; 11 Feather River Grange, Grange Hall, 230 Main St., Quincy (Dunn's Coffee p.m. Second Monday of every and 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, open to rd YO e .. oth at 171 Redburg a.m.-12 p.m., Worship Service; 6-7 8 p.m., first and third Thursdays. Shop building). No charge. Call Jaye month, the public, Church of Jesus Christ of e ano p.m., Bible Study. Potluck and family night, third Bruce, 284-7638. Toastmasters International, Latter Day Saints, 55 Ballamy Lane, r thir of Je . . . Wednesday, 7-8 p.m., Bible Study. Thursdays. American Valley Toastmasters, 6:30- Quincy. sus Christ Sunlay, Ai)dl8 7:30 p.m., 159 Lawrence St., Quincy, Boy seout= Troop #151, 6:30-8 p.m., Jlatlol~. -. n "uay Saints ds an, ,.. Meadow Valley Friday, April 6 NA, 7 p.m. , book study, Drug and in the Plumas National Forest's con- QES, scoutmaster, Martin Byme, 283- dd uavid Isbell. 283- Community Church Senior Bowling League, men's and Alcohol Building, Courthouse Annex, ference room (use side entrance). For 5259 (H); 283-6288 (W). o woz Pastors Terry Adkins and Curt women's. La Sierra Lanes, Quincy. Quincy. information, 283-3526. Second and TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). res or Sacrament meeting 10 Beeson. 283-4259. Box 60, Wednesday and Friday. Trap Shoot, sponsored by Quincy fourth Mondays. 5:30 - 6p.m. weigh-in, Plumas District Meadow Valley, 95956. Services NA, 7 p.m., the Drug and Alcohol Sport Shooting Assoc., Gopher Hill Masons Lodge #60 meets the sac- Hospital Clinic lobby, Valley View Dr., 9:30 a.m. Church office 353Building at the Courthouse Annex.. site, 1 p.m. For more information call ond Monday of each month at Quincy Quincy. Weekly. In Life Fellowship Jackson St, Quincy. AA, noon, Crisis Resource Center. 283-1145. Every other Sunday. Masonic .Hall, 6:30 dinner, 8 p.m. Senior Bowling League, men's and tion 1.5, 317 First St., E. FAX: 283-3860. 283-4265. meeting, women's. La Sierra Lanes, Quincy. e scref P.O. Box 208, Quincy, e-mail: pastorta@psin.com AA, 8 p.m., United Methodist Church, Wednesday and Friday. aves Sunday services at Jackson St., Quincy. Tuesday, April 10 Health Clinic Plumas County Health ,d gutt , .m. and 6:00 p.m. Church st NARFE, Feather River Chapter No. Soroptimist International of Quincy, Department, Courthouse Annex. For mhes is Bible Study Quincy 2236. Rrst Fridays, noon, Mountain Methodist Church, noon. more information, 283-6330. 9-11:30 zimn ays sc 1:00 p.m. Pastor Tony Lang. 283-9737.View Manor Community Room, 116 Sunday, April $ AWANA program for kids, 3 yrs to a.m.; 12:30-5 p.m. 3avid P.O. Box 1048, Quincy Circle Drive, Quincy. Catered lunch. Joella and Chris Wilson, Greg and I bra " Ubrary ixeachool lO:30" rf l~ity United Methodist 95971. Offices upstairs above Federal employees, spouses, guests Christine Kaumans, Jerry and Vonnie 11 a.m., for 3- to 5-year olds, Quincy Post Office. Services welcome. For more information call Crump, Randy and Laurie Beck Wednesdays. Jeannie Canwell, held at Vats Hall, Lawrence Dick Castaidini, 283-1349. Monday, April g Intarn|tlonel, !83-1740. 282 Jackson Toastmasters :umu ). Box 766, Quincy Street., Sunday 10:30 a.m..Eastern Star, Sincerity Chapter No. Kevin and Jeannie Canwell Thm' lay, April I American Valley Toastmasters of rials ( 53, 8 p.m., first Friday of the month. Tuesday, April 10 R.J. Oxsen, Kelsey Sweeney, Plumas County, noon-1 p.m., United St. John's Catholic ials, t Services on Sunday: Ray and Karat Churchill Danielle Sohooler, Barbara De Camp, Methodist Church, 282 Jackson St., Father Andrew A. Koziczuk. Rodney Powell, Aaron Smith, Justin Fellowship Hall, Quincy, entrance in leave'Adult Bible discussion 1 76 Lawrence St., 283-0890, Smith, Peggy Hiss, Jackie King back. Call Leslie at 283-3526. - Y2J (Youth to Jesus)- P.O. Box510, Quincy, 95971. tible SChool for kids of all Friday, A4 'I141 Bible study, teen, adult and junior of pro Cod J. Huggins, Diana Keller, Sam choir, Grabagle Community Church, 7 r Worship Service. Our Savior Lutheran Klein, Kaitlyn Caudal Pastor David Olson. 283- . It=tardy, =ril 7 Bible study, at Joseph and Margaret away. aY evening Taiz6 p.m. hens Date Low LE.Scape for a few 4748. Church & High Sts., Mar. 27 70 31 Mathew Abramson, Tom Williams, Munoz'house, 283-1608. Sponsored ".'"-- i= into a world of can- P.O. Box 1396, Quincy, Lake Almanor April Keenan, Lois Jones-McGuire, by Chnst the King Episcopal Church. ~Js or ,..._, Mar. 28 72 45 ,e, at='u soft music. Come 95971. Sunday worship, tCurrent ...4476.11 - 697,504 Mat. 29 70 37 John Pullan, Melinda Rother Rrst and third Wednesdays. stay as Ion as 10:30 a'.m. lumlay, April $ Bible study, Church of Christ in ~eze~ .., .. - g 1 YearAgo .4485.78 - 927,939 Mar. 30 73 30 the b'" --o p.m. Christ The Redeemer Buck= Lake Mar. 76 30 Jennine Carter, Jarad Kuipers, Quincy, 7 p.m.. by ethodist@mail.com, of Indian Valley tCurrent .... 5121.23 - 47,171 April 1 68 38 Andrew Westbrook, Don Miller Jr. AA, 7 p.m., upstairs, Methodist v gee p-COm/methodist. April 2 46 33 Monday, .14111'11 9 Church, Jackson St., Quincy. 1 Year Ago .5133.95 - 66,191 - Episcopal Church (EMC) Laurie Witaconis, Bobbea Clark, Alcohol & Drug advisory board, ; inc ptist Brian Foos, minister, 284-6317 *Elevation above sea level in ft. New weather year started July Gretchen Hagwood, Shaundelle Courthouse Annex (near Feather Meet at First Lutheran, 120 **water in acre[ee . 1. Year-to-date precipitation Little, Diana McMaster, Paula BuMs, River College), Alcohol and Drug orris Wells Bush St., Greenville. Holy tMarch 5, 2001 total is 21.18 Inches, with 51.5 Johanna Griggs office, noon, second Wednesdays. " ,e St., Quirky, 95971. Communion, Sundays, 9:15 FFeb. 28, 2000 inches snow. Tuesday, A4 ril 10 Amedean Valley 4.1,1, Mineral ofD" a.m. Lreas;! Compiled by Ron Trumbo Bill Ghidosi, Taylor Bruzza, Marly Building, 7 p.m., second Brutlag, Barbara Howe, BrockWednesdays. Meyers, Gloria M. Msims Plumas Chapter OF. 246, Masonic Wedne lay, April/1 Temple, 8 p.m., second Wednesdays. Pat Dorris, Linda Williams, Butch F&AM Sincerity Lodg No. 132. 8 Vargas, Dennis Duniphinp.m., second Wednesday. [ mus ira,, sm v] Woodhaven FEATHER RIVER aroup. 7-g p.m., 259 Jackson St., I mm 283-2350 I Quincy. 283-2542. Second I IIOUlB r Domestic-=m IResidential Care Home DISPOSAL, INC. wedn== . I II" Auto-Truck I For The Elderly Si,rra Cueada Street Rlxld, . klr I Mon.-Sat. 8am-Spm! 1166 Industrial ',Nay Antique, classic, vintage, modified Providing a secure, carefree Quincy, CA 95971 and custom car enthusiasts. Second ) I"ff YOU Need It... We'll Find Ifl'l residence for seniors who can 01' 11 / Ed Cammack, owner I Wednesdays, Round Table Pizza, _ t. Hgir Co. I no longer safely live at home. 283"2065 Quincy. For info, 283-0284. """""" I I / Doreene Wood, LMN, Elks meeting, new Elks Lodge oll ~f W~0~.. ~8]'3760- . ~'~-~,---.~.=.,'.... -- Administrator ~00"ll~0~ll04~ p.m.; dinner 7 p:m.; meeting 8 p.m.; | 85 West Main, Quincy| Lic. #325000118 ,,,-=,,,-,-,-,,,,,,-, second alxI fourth Wednesdays. me