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Record, Repoqer Museum News Wednesday, Aug, 29,2001 5B their efforts, love for such a dedicated fire- === The firemen also hosted man in the old warehouse Gold Digger Days in was a long-held dream of page 4B Greenville, with a variety of Evelyn's. taxes, and fand-raisers, including a The museum was tem- worked hard weight-guessing game with porarily opened in what used gold nuggets, to be the Indian Valley Cham- ride around in Soon, they had three fire bet of Commerce office on the night wak- trucks and a water tanker.Main Street next to the Ma- just to let In Cy's 50 years as chief,sonic Hall. that volunteers there were five fire-related fa- When the chamber moved out for them, talities reported and two sus- into a smaller ofrme, the mu- ranchers pected arson fires, seum was forced to close. money for Opening a museum out of Since then, volunteers have been working to find time. While all of this work was ways to refurbish and openTwo major accomplish- slowly progressing, museum the museum in the old ware- ments were made when Eaglevolunteers remained active. house. , Boy Scouts and high school They created the historical After selling a few antique construction students downtown walking tour, an pieces of Levi's clothing for pitched in to help. effort of more than two years, which they had duplicates,The scouts rebuilt the land- and they have created a for- the volunteers had about ing on the front of the build- mal business plan. $9,000 in the bank. ing, and the high school stu- Museum board members The museum building is dents repaired the founda-meet the first Tuesday of formally owned by the Indian tion. each month at 5:30 p.m., in Valley Community Services Local draftswoman Nancy the offices of the Indian Val- District, which had no ready Lund volunteered to draw up ley Community Services Dis- supply of funds to help open plans for improvements in-trict, across from the the museum, side the building, and these Greenville Fire Station on Working with the district,plans are currently movingHighway 89. museum volunteers have through the county building For more information, call been repairing one thing at a department permit process.284-7224. guys got together to play baseball, a popular sport back who is the third man from the left on the bottom row, was aCtivities. in the late very active / Only $35 a month with annual agreement Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum in this historic Greenville building dream for Evelyn Hall, who died in May. Local Eagle Scouts rebuilt landing on the old warehouse, and a high school construction class re- With Evelyn Hall's bequest of $25,000, volunteers think open- is a more achievable goal. U Ocem@ Local DigitalChoice Anytime Minutes Night & Weekend Minutes Minutes a Month VERIZON WIRELESS Authorized Agent COMMUNICATIONS STORES Quincy Susanville Portola/Chester 283-2357 251-2357 1(888) 832-2357 Subject to Term, and cot~itions of senaoa agreeme~ & calling plan. Subject to $35 activation fee. $175 early termination fee, taxee, toll, other charges & resthctions. Requires credit approval Availabie only with our long distance, digital se~tioa, CDMA pttone, in select markets for timited time. Roaming charge, apply to calls ptaoad while outside SingRatet"=tNest area. Cannot be ornl0ined with other Offer* or business plans. Usage rounded to next full minute. Unused allowances lost. Network claim based upon industry reports of carrier operated covered population. Mobile to Mobile: Pa~es must be in tt~ same mo~le to mobile calling area on our network. Doe~'t apply to call Ioeaarding, votoa mail, calls to/from Prepay customers. Night & Weelumd: Mimaes apply for initial contract term only & may apply to peak airtime use. Usage over WomottonaJ allowance is billed at standard aie, Jme rates. Availat~ on f~ect d~tal plans, excluding share Plans, $35 and up. Calling period vades by ~. Rhone Offer: Price & model may vary at agents & retailers. While supplies last. @2001 Verizon Wireless. fire chief for more than 50 years, lar participant in the Gold Digger Days pa- death in 1984. His widow, Evelyn, donated on Main Street to the museum croat- five years inter. She died in May, and 000 to help the museum open again. 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