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October 10, 2001

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2A Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2001 Community News Featt~Jer Bull( Quincy Fire Department and Twenty-five years ago, members of the Meadow Val- ley Fire Department flipped their first pancakes and $10,500 to the special fund. poured their first cups of cof- The Meadow Valley Fire fee in what would become aDepartment was started in standing tradition. 1954 with a temporary station Plumas District Hospital's I emergency team in sendii . J Celebrating those 25 years, at Spanish Ranch, according members of the department to Assistant Chief Peter Beck. are once again offering upThe department moved to their special pancake break- its present location two years fast Saturday, Oct. 13, from 7- later. 11 a.m. at the Meadow Valley Since that time, members School. , of the department have kept But this year has a differ- busy raising funds to im- ent twist Instead of raising prove the department's funds for themselves, profits equipment and the station. will be donated to the or- This year, however, the de- phans and widows of the fire- partment is placing the needs fighters who died in the Sept. of the families left behind by 11 attacks on New York's thebrave New York f']refight- World Trade Center ers killed in the line of duty The department has al- above theirown. ready joined forces with the ~: ~,~1 - u i ' 7" I '1 The Christian Life Fellow- lions of poor, sick and suffer- ship Church is the collection ing children and their fareS- center for Operation Christ- lies will discover the true mas Child shoeboxes headed meaning of Christmas, and for needy children around doors will be opened to share the world during the week of the good news of Jesus Christ Nov. 12-16, from 5-7 p.m. and open hearts to receive ' Operation Christmas Child Him as Lord and Savior. , is an outreach project spon- Shoeboxes can be put to- _..::, W. ! lti iv sored by Samaritan's Purse, a gether for either a boy or girl, Christian relief and evange- ages 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14 years lism organization led by old. Boxes can contain small, Franklin Graham, son of Bil- non-war-related toys, school F .the ly Graham. By way of a sim- supplies, hygiene articles, ! IF re ple gift-filled shoebox, mil- hard candy, gum, sunglasses, iii : , / = mittens...the ideas are end- ' ..... melr 1 less. ........... Yng I The Only Honest Pizza ~ For more information, call II 1lYliiiL, l Rnl met ,rhhhi ! Diane Seibel at 283-2972 (after COIC)| I1" -- | 5netP.m.)or visit