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7: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 I~ver Bulleti July Iways ems to bring out the p Well, here it is--another cool early morning in the pa- triotic month of July. I think the month of July should be set aside as patriots' month, and why not? What with the Fourth of July and parades with flags flying and all! Good idea! Hey! Maybe we could de- triot in thi clare it a tax-free month with depressed at how little a hard be great ff we cold hear them entertainment of are open no taxes being withheld from day's work would bring you. once again? Say, maybe each week. Maybe some of people's paychecks. I lik So when all else fails, you that's an idea! Maybe we our churches would be will: that'. "-start singing just to break the could contact the churchesing to help out? ff so, contact Many of my senior friends m aotony. Someone would and have a sing-song at the me or any of our senior cen- have expressed an interest in start out with, perhaps, "The senior centers; that would be ters. What a great thing it hearing or singing some old- Old Time Religion," or enjoyed by so many of our se- would be and so much plea- ime songs, especially the old "When the Saints Go March- niors, sure it would bring. Gospel Hymns, some of those ing In," or "Beulah Land," I remember hearing some We have some fine enter- old spiritual songs of long and before you knew it, all at the museum not too longtainment now and we cer- ago, but still remembered by the other pickers would joinago--it was so great and so tainly appreciate them, but most of us. in. Seldom was anyone par- many came to listen! I'm go- there are still many open I remember hearing them ticularly in time. It was just ing to have to get to work on days, and all are welcome. so many times while working the joy of singing to break the that. If you are sitting there in the hot (and cold) fields of monotony, reading this, how about some And speaking of being wel- the San Joaquin Valley. Espe- But those old songs have help? come, I would like to invite cially at cotton-picking time. stayed with us in our minds We have some at most of more seniors to come to Such a boring job and being and in our hearts. Wouldn't it the centers but several days lunch. We will pick you up Stay at home this summer This summer, instead of traveling to far-off destina- tions, why not spend some time being a tourist in your own backyard? ff you've never been to visit the branch libraries in Plumas County, summer is a great time to do it. Pack up the kids and a picnic lunch, and take a field trip to the next town. With your library card, you can check out books from any library in Plumas or Sierra county, and return them to your local branch. There are also great book sale deals at each library where you can find nearly new books at bargain prices. kets or miniature ships that decorate the library, visitors can also check out the Chester Museum next door. Chester library's annual book sale is Sunday, Aug. 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot. Visitors to the Greenville library will find an airy, open space surrounded by wooden bookshelves. The large pic- ture window is decorated with colorful children's books, and there are several tiny leather-upholstered wing chairs for young readers. A display case features collec- tions of treasures from the Plumas County Museum, and shelves in the foyer hold an ongoing book sale. Portola boasts the newest branch of the Plumas County Library, with a beautiful gar- den maintained by the Porto- la Friends of the Library. Children love the new little couch, which is fashioned to look like an open book sup- ported by two more books. The Portola branch also con- tains a display case from the Plumas County Museum. If you visit Portola during Rail- road Days, take advantage of the two-day book sale. Saturday, Aug. 18, and Sun- day Aug. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Portola Friends of the Library will be selling hardback and paperback books at bargain prices. The Quincy library, with its blue roof and sunny wild- flower and rock gardens, has the largest collection of books (because it's the biggest building), and also serves as headquarters for all branch- es. The Quincy Friends of the Library are having a massive book sale Aug. 1-4 in the Quincy Library meeting room. Aug. 1, from 5-7 p.m., is for Friends members only, but you can join at the door for only $5, and get first pick of the hundreds of books. The sale is open to everyone Thursday, Aug. 2, from 4:30-8 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, from 10-12 a.m. is a bag sale, and you can carry away a bag of books for al- most nothing. Of course, all Friends book sales benefit the library, so you're not only getting a good deal, you're doing a good deed. Come for a visit, and discover there's no place like home. and return won't send small would be you can us anyway. lunches we your home. you let it be. in our crowd. The Chester Branch Li- brary was built in 1929, and is one of the only log cabin li- braries west of the Mississip- pi. It's located next to a popu- lar fishing spot on the Feath- er River, and library staff members have occasionally spotted bald eagles stealing fish from fishermen. In addi- tion to displays of quilts, bas- II Quincy: (530) 283-3386 email: krealtor@jps net Kay Farris POTENTIAL! helps avoid discouragement and frustration. Most mortgage lenders will pre-qualify home buyers, even make a finn loan commitment, BEFORE their home search ever begins. Using lending formulas, the mortgage company will issue a loan commitment up to the max- imum mortgage amount for which the buyer qualifies. With loan commitment in hand, buyers become a valuable commodity to sellers. Being in a strong buying position, buyers gain greater strength in any negotiations which take place. The result can be win-win for everyone. Call Leah or Kay today. KNOW YOUR You've put aside an extra $125 to buy a new jacket you've seen advertised. You know how much you have to spend and it's in your pocket. When you get to the store, you find that the jacket you expected to buy is priced at $175. Disappointment sets in, and you leave discouraged. You decide not to make a purchase after all. Home buyers sometimes have the same experience. They may know the price of homes which meet their requirements, but aren't sure how much they have to spend. That is to say, they aren't certain about the mortgage amount for which they qualify. 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If able to work on Kristie Jewett successful, Dennison will be that most Reedley College recognized NACO president in 2005, but stituency. Quincy resident Kristie Jew- he is actually running for the ett who completed her educa- position of second vice presi- Dennison tion at Reedley College and is dent. That election will be this month's i Journal of th transferring to CSU San held in July of 2002. Diego. Over 400 Reedley Col- Once elected to second vice State Associati lege students transferred to president, Dennison beginsties." The m four-year institutions during the ascent through the gives a biogra IVIa 1999-2000. "chairs" until he reaches the son with pictU tur(l presidency, work as a sul lling Dennison said he accepted with his wife, pat .- ...... Summer Keenan Summer Keenan, a 1998 Quincy High School gradu- ate, received a bachelor's in cellular, molecular and devel- opmental biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz on June 10. 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