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Feather River Bulletin wednesday, July 14, 2010 5A This year's successful High Sierra Music Festival pro- duced more than great music. Festival participants also generated a welcome dona- tion of canned goods and oth- er food items for the local Community Action Network. CAN director Dick Elsken could not have been more thrilled. "They handled the organization, the collection --they even delivered every- thing right to our door," he said. "They" is Conscious Al- liance, a nonprofit begun in 2002 by college student Justin Baker to address hunger in American communities. The organization's "Art That Feeds" project uses con- certs and music festivals na- tionwide as venues for food collection drives, with the do- nated items going to food banks in communities where the events take place. Baker's associate, Scott Jaf- ishable food items the day af- each year," Jaffke said. conducted a drive at the 2009 fke of Simple Fuels Biodiesel ter the festivalended." "We've toured with the Dave High Sierra Music Festival, in Chilcoot, assisted with this Jaffke explained ConsciousMatthews ,Band, The Dead but more than twice as much year's High Sierra drive. It Alliance arranges with noted (formerly The Grateful Dead) food was collected for CAN was Jaffke, as well as Con- artists to donate their time in and The Stringcheese Inci-this year, possibly due to scious Alliance volunteer designing posters for sched- dent, among others." higher festival attendance B.J. Cochran, who arranged uled music events. The Jaffke's firm was also in-figures. for the delivery Elsken was posters are offered to festival- volved in the High Sierra No one is happier about so happy to receive, goers for either a $10 dona- event by providing biodiesel that than Elsken. "We're very "In an ordinary week," said tion or 10 cans of food. fuel to festival food vendors grateful for our regular local Elsken, "CAN receives about This year's High Sierra and topower sound andlight- food donors, Safeway, Sav- 300 to 400 pounds in food dona- poster was created by artist ing equipment on the multi- Mor and a lot of community tions. Scott and B.J. delivered Phil Lewis. ple stages, members. This extra dona- over 2,000 pounds of nonper- "We do over 100 events Conscious Alliance also tion was a big help:" Couple to wed Bart Artz and Jessica Marie Sidener Dale and Barbara Sidener Bart is employed with the proudly announce the en- city of Salt Lake. gagement of their daughter, The couple is planning a Jessica Marie, to Bart Artz. garden wedding in Quincy Jessica is a Quincy High this fall apd will continue to graduate and is employed by make their home in Syra- Homeland Secutity/TSA. cuse, Utah. NEWSMAKER iilY !i Katie McConnell Katie McConnell has been promoted to vice president of Assurance Services at Perry-Smith LLP, a Sacra- mento-based public account- ing firm. McConnell's responsibili- ties will include managing audit engagements and per- forming financial statement audits with an emphasis in the public company and manufacturing sectors. McConnell is a graduate of Quincy High School and received her bachelor's in accounting from Sacramen- to State in 2006. "I feel much stronger. Physical therapy really taught me to do exercises to improve core strength. The entire staff here is outstanding and genuinely friendly!" Kathy Chambers PLUMAS PHYSICAL THERAPY I ~",~ Kory Felker, MPT (~p~ 78 Central Ave., Quincy 2202 Richard K. Stockton, CLU ChFC, Agent Insurance Lic. #0B68653 Providing Insurance & Financial Services 65W. Main St., Quincy, CA 95971 (530) 283-0565 Fax (530) 283-5143 WE LIVE WHERE YOU LIVE Get a Discount Double Check= Finding the car insurance discounts you deserve could end up saving you hundreds. Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there? CALL ME TODAY. Plumas green The Plumas Arts tent at the High Sierra Music Festival got a green theme this year, thanks to local artist Phil Gallagher. He expanded on the idea that most of Plumas County is covered in evergreens, making it one of the greenest counties in the state. A group of locals all dressed in green met at the booth for a picture. Photo by Roxanne Valladao Paid political advertisement Misleadin aims for Measure As you might expect, this ad paid for by the Save Our Hospital Committee