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2A Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Feather River Bulletin New set of wheels forJedidiah Dr. Sue Segura, principal of Quincy High School, was having an informal meeting in her office near the end of the school year with Cathy Rahmeyer and Kathy Gamble. They came up with the idea of getting a vehicle for Jedidiah Lusk and his family, so that he could travel comfortably and easily in his wheelchair. On the spur of the moment, they called Jack Brown of Quincy Auto Center and asked him if he could come down to the high school right then. He did, and a plan was hatched. Segura and the Quincy track team took to the stands at the Feather River College Rodeo (Jesse Segura is FRC rodeo's coach and Dr. Segura's son) and asked spectators to empty their pockets to help pay for a new vehicle for Jedidiah and his family. "A buck for a truck," Segura called it. Jedidiah's brother, Justin, who is on the QHS track team, and Austin Hagwood, student body president, were among those who enthusiastically collected $1,373 that evening. The van presented to the Lusk family was spurred by this donation and made possible by an extremely generous and anonymous donation. Here, Jedidiah's dad, Scott, pushes him up the ramp for the inaugural ride in his new van, while Justin and Dr. Segura look on. Hagwood, Rahmeyer and Brown were on hand to see him off. Photo by Linda Satchwell Alumni wanted for fair parade Plans are starting to fall in place for our Quincy High School alumni entries in this year's fair parade. The class of 1950 will hold its reunion the weekend of the fair and alumni are look- ing forward to honoring those classmates on a flatbed trailer with chairs. They have another flatbed trailer with seating waiting for 1930 to 1959 alumni to fill them. Those who would pre- fer to walk the parade route with the group are welcome to do so. The entry will be to- wards the front of the parade. Contact Sandra Lee at 927- 7442 to join the fun. Nancy Gambell is organiz- ing another QHS alumni en- try. That group will feature the 1961 Golden Grads who are now stepping up to the plate to start their year of bonding with the class of 2011 and its fundraising project. Quincy High School alumni from 1960 to the present are asked to contact Gambell at 927-7473. Each class represented will have signs; participants should wear a red or white blouse, shirt or T-shirt. Ride to benefit Community Hospice The United Bikers of Northern California - Plumas County/Bear Coun- try Riders will host the sixth annual Joker's Wild Poker Run on Saturday, July 24, in sapport of Plumas Communi- ty Hospice. The ride starts and ends at Sports & Shorts, 1750 E. Main St. in Quincy. Sign-in is 10 a.m. - noon. Cost is $15 per person, $25 for doubles. Price includes poker card, lunch and run pins for the first 75 riders. All types of wheeled vehieles are'lcom. ': "k prize driwingind tattoo artists round out the event. Limited camping is avail- able, and a no-host bar will be available. Vendors are welcome. For more information call Dave and Helen Reynolds at 283A0 or e-mail Creativetat- teowoman@yahoo.com. Join Mr. kassen & Timber Prame Homes LLC. at the Grand Opening Event of our newest Model Home "The Expedition" Address: 645 Main St. Chester, CA 9602o Please contact us with any questions: 530) 258-2379 r@mtlassenloghomes.com www.mtlassenloghomes.com From hands-on samples of the best log home materials to homemade treats, we'll be having a fun time this July loth. We hope you'll stop by and bring your whole family too. A log home really is the perfect environment for a family to get together, or even just a quiet night away for a couple looking for cozy comfort. It you've got some dream plans in mind for a log or timber frame home of your own or even a scrapbook of ideas, feel free to bring it along. We'd love to take a look and offer our input on how to make your dream log home, cabin or addition a reality. When: Saturday, July 10 lO:OOam - 4:00pm Where: Chester, CA Authorized Independent Representative. LOG HOMES" f , ,i i,, , Ducks ahoy! Sunday afternoon, July 4, 320 colorful, numbered rubber duckies plunged from the pedestrian walkway to Spanish Creek below to begin the race downstream to the finish line at the "gravel pits"  as this reporter knows the location. About 30 people waited dbout half an hour along the creek before Luy Blue a r, rjed,tthe: finish line. Central Plumas Recreation and Park District director Jim Boland holds ducks finishing one, two and three. First place went to Nancy Spencer of San Diego; Cherish, Heidi and Raven K. of Quincy took second; and Sheri Shields, also of Quincy, took third. Boland said the race grossed about $1,500 for the district and there were a few expenses to be paid, He was pleased with the response, given it was the first year of the event. Proceeds will benefit Pioneer Pool. Photos by Mona Hill =, I kere at last! ess, is your famay c ready for the heat? OIL CHANGE SPECIAL v" Lube, Oil 6 Oil filter change (up to 5 qts) v" Cooling system inspection v" Check all fluid condrdons E, fill as needed v" 50 Point maintenance inspection v" Tire Rotation if Pleces.sa W V' Consultation on any questions about your car ^,... Mr. B's AotoO 283-1935 213 Danny Ct., East Quincy We look forward to seeing you/ ,  Expires July 30, 2010 Cars &Lite Trucks ONLY, does not include diesel III II I