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4A Wednesday, July 28, 2010 Feather River Bulletin h r Alicia Knadler Indian Valley Editor aknadler@plu masnews.com Ben All Shrine members from all over Northern Cali- fornia converged in Su- sanville Sunday, July 19, to support the cause of burned, disfigured and crippled chil- dren. The men, their wives and families gathered to greet new Potentate Mike Rizo, his Lady Cathy and his contin- gent of officers, or Divan, from their headquarters in Sacramento. Susanville Masons hosted the event with a festive brunch attended by members of the Lassen and Feather River Shrine clubs, as well as others in the Ben Ali Shrine family. Each club donated hun- dreds of dollars toward the cause, including a fund for transporting children to the Sacramento hospital, where physicians specialize in burn treatments in addition to or- thopedic and spinal cord in- jury care: Shriner hospitals around the country are supported by the efforts of such club mem- bers, who ceaselessly orga- nize fund-raisers that com- bine family and fraternal fun with philanthropy. During the next year, Rizo's Lady Cathy will organize spe- cial fundraisers to help refur- bish the hospital lobby, used as the clinic waiting room. There is never a charge to the patient or parents for any medical care or services pro- vided at Shriner hospitals, which are open to all children without regard to race, reli- gion or relationship to a Shriner. Applications are available through Shrine members, at ben-ali-shriners.org; or by caning (800) 237-5055. In an emergency situation, the treating physician may call the hospital chief of staff to arrange emergency medical care for a burned child. The number for the hospital in Sacramento is (916) 453-2111. Shrinedom in brief Any Master Mason can seek membership in the Shrine, where members are distin- guished by enjoyment of life and an interest in philan- thropy. Shriners come from all walks of life and from all income levels. Shriners enjoy parades, trips, circuses, dances, din- ners, sporting events and oth- er social occasions together. There are several units to join, like the Cibara Motor Corp., Drum & Bugle Corps, Oriental Bands, Motor Patrol, Horse Patrol, Keystone Cops, clown units and others. Men who wish to explore further the allegory and sym- bolism in the Blue Lodge of Freemasonry, the Scottish Rite and York Rite brotherhoods vqlND IN Book :: .... signing with David A/lee, the Pass" Aug7 * 12-4pm * Refreshments 373 W. Main St. in Quincy 283-BOOK (2665) Monday - Saturday 10 - 6 FEATHE ER Postal Service: usPs (No. 188-550.) Periodicals postage paid at Quincy, CA. Published: Every Wednesday morning by Feather Publishing Co,, Inc. Office Location and hours: 287 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971. Mailing address: P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971. Office is open Men. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. HOW to contact us: All departments: (530) 283-0800. FAX: (530) 283-3952. E-Mail mail @ plumasnews.com Web Page http://www.plumasnews.com Ownership and Heritage: The Bulletin v/'as established Aug. 11, 1866, as the Plumas National (later changed to Plumas National Bulletin, May 16, 1892) subse- quently changed to its present name May 7, 1931, which merged with the Plumas Independent (1892-1945) on June 7, 1945. Published weekly. It is part of the Feather Publishing family of newspapers serving Plumas and Lassen counties. Deadlines: Display Advertising: Thursday 4 p.m. Display Classified: Thursday, 3 p.m. Classified: Monday 9 a.m. News: Fridays, 3 p.m. Legals: Thursday 4 p.m. Breaking news: Anytime! To Subscribe: Call (530) 283-0800 or come to the Bulletin office, or use the handy coupon below, or send e-mail to subscriptions@plumasnews.com Adjudication: The Feather River Bulletin is adjudicated a legal newspaper by Superior Court Decree No. 4644 (1953) and qualified for puNication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper. Postmastel:: Send change of address orders to the Feather River Bulletin, P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 elaborate on the basic tenets of Freemasonry. There are also special groups for family members to be involved .in, including women and children, each with their own philanthropies and missions to better them- selves and the lives of others. Local Masons do not go out , and actively recruit new members. Men who are in- terested in the fraternal or- ganizations can visit freema- sonry.org, or to be a Mason, ask one. Masons interested in more information about joining the Shrine may visit beashriner .com, and those interested in mentoring a prospective Shriner may find more infor- mation about the experience at shrinervillage.com. Upcoming activities There are several fraternal and family-style activities and fundraisers on the Ben Ali and the local Shrine club cal- endars. Feather River Shrine Club members gathering for the Potentate's visit in Susanville include Bill Ben All families and friends Witcher, Richard Dykes, Joe Knadler, Chuck Steurer and Don Barrett. Photo by Alicia Kn~dler are invited to a Hawaiian lu- au Saturday, July 31, 4 - 9 p.m. The Maloof family will And after that is the annual Sunday, Sept, 19, and the The fun, food and games transport and host young pc- Outback Golf Tournament and number for more information will be at the Ben Ali Aetivi- tients from the Shriners Chil- Golf Ball Drop fund-raiser Fri- is (916) 453-2000, ext. 2008. ties Center at 3262 Marysville dren's Hospital in their suite, day, Sept. 17, at the Tuscan Shriners and potential can- Blvd. in Sacramento. with all the treats and food Ridge Golf Club in Paradise. didates might like to attend the Shriners are invited on a + they can hold. Up to 3,000 numbered golf stated meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, mystery trip with the Rizos The Nevada City Constitu-' balls will be dropped over a which will be conducted at the Saturday, Aug. 14, for a cost of tion Day Parade is Sunday, designated cup and flag on the Sacramento children's hospi- $50 per person. The bus will Sept. 12, as well, and the Com- driving range, and 10 cashtal, where they will be treated leave the activities center at 9 mand Parade Directive in- prizes will be awarded, based to a tour so they can witness a.m. and return by 6 p.m. cludes participation from aon the gross sales of balls, first-hand what they work so The center is also where the number of Shrine Clubs, in-Registration anal more in-hard raising money for. annual Ben Ali, Scottish and cluding the Keystone Cops, formation are available with And the traditional excur- York Rites Family Picnic will Ben All Clowns, Classic Autos, a call to 873-4488 or a visit to sion with the Potentate and be Saturday, Aug. 28, from 10 Pipes and Drums, the Million shrinersgolf.com, his lady will be a weeklong a.m. to 3 p.m. Dollar Band, the Cameleers Another annual tradition is Branson Musical Getaway, Shriners Day at the Circus, and many other units, the Concourse D' Elegance, a Oct. 6-12. an annual tradition, will be Folks at the Nevada Lodge gathering of classic cars on Information for Ben Ali ac- Sunday, .~ept. 12, at 11 a.m. No. 13 will serve up a pre-pa- the Capitol Mall and an annu- tivities and an opportunity to Discount tickets will be avail- fade meal, and parade assem- al ride down memory lane buy balls for the golf ball drop able until Sunday, Aug. 15. for bly will be at the top of the hill sponsored by the Sports Car are available online at ben-ali- both upper and lower levelsat on East Broad Street at i p.m., Club of America. shriners.org or via phone Arco Arena. one hour before the start. The date for this year is calls to (916) 920-4107. ----- II III Click on If you need to know about: ... Road Conditions Weather School Closures Elections Narne. Address Michael C. Taborski Co-0wner/Publisher Keri Taborski Sherri McConnell Co-0wner/Legal Adve~sing Display Advertising Manager Kevin Mallory Cobey Brown Asst, Vice Pres./Admin. Asst. Vice Pres./Operations Delaine Fragnoli Tom Fomey Managing Editor Production Manager Linda Randall Elise Monroe Photo Editor Bookkeeper Mary Newhouse Eva Small Classified, Circ. Manager Composing Manager Sandy Condon Human Resources Dir,, Office Manager Subscription Order Form Feather River Bulletin P.O. Box B, Quincy, CA 95971 Please enter my subscription for __ years. [~ Enclosed find my check for $ ~l In County $26 per year [~l Out Of State $44 per year [~l In California $37 per year. ~lmOity' So~iptfons can be bansferred, but not refunded, State, Zip J Breaking Plumas County News ... one click will take you there! 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