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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 7A One of the benefits of playing in the Duffers for the Dogs Golf Tournament is getting a photo op with Animal Rescue's wards. Ken Fortney, Paula Cobb, Gary Constantine and Douglas Brown form one of 17 8 in support of HSAR. Photo by Linda Cooley urnam SU The 2012 Duffers for the cap flight were Gil Gladding, tournament director, Chuck Dogs Golf Tournament at Roman Mudd, Mark Hess Franck, and to committee Whitehawk Ranch Golf and John Hess. Winners ofmembers Virginia Luhring Course was a howling suc- the handicap flight were and Priscilla Piper aswellas cess with crisp fall weather Tom Balstri, Annie Fischer the volunteers who helped and a good turnout. About 70 and Rick and Lynne Hogan.with registration, drawing golfers checked in at 9:30 In addition to the cute tickets and the "closest-to- a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, andhad puppies and wonderful the-hole" contest. Volun- a shotgun start at 11. During weather, each team was teers are the backbone of registration, golfers were treated to a photo op out on any successful nonprofit or- greeted by four miniature the course with Shelby, a 9- ganization. schnauzers from a litter of year-old shepherd mix that Tournament s)onsors, tee 14 that High Sierra Animal stole their hearts. Shelby sponsors and Irize dana- Rescue recently acquired, was recently returned to tions additional.y helped to The puppies' job was to pro- HSAR and will hopefully make the Duffers a financial mote drawing ticket sales find her forever home andsuccess. The staff at White- and they did a wonderful new family soon. The day hawk Ranch Golf Club did a job! ended with a fine buffet din- great job with taking care of There were two basic ner and awards at The the golfers' every need. Duf- flights in the scramble: Lodge at Whitehawk Restau- fers for the DSgs is held each handicap and non-handicap, rant. year on Columbus Day and Winners of the non-handi- Special thanks go to the proceeds go to benefit the to Stay Active Small Steps to a Healthier You Come learn nul rition facts and principles of optimal health. Tuesday, October 23 * 5:30-6:30 Feather River Fitness -- FREE and open to the public! Nina Harris, MPH, R.D a registered dietician with a master's degree in public health, will be discussing why what you eat is the foundation of better health and fitness. Health Q&A Cooking Demonstrations Recipes Dinner Provided Feather River Fitness 283-9401 336 Crescent St Quincy Mon-Fri 5am-8pm Weekends: 8am-2pm Shelby, one of High Sierra teams that competed Oct. eless animals at High Sierra. HSAR's mission is to res- cue homeless, adaptable pets; provide them with the care they need until they can be placed into perma- nent, loving homes; and im- prove the welfare of pets by raising public awareness of responsible pet ownership. Introducing The inaugural Pet Blessing Service will be held Satur- day, Oct. 20, at 10 a.m. at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair- grounds. Pet blessings have traditionally been done by Roman Catholic, Episcopal and Lutheran churches in honor of the Feast Day of St. Francis on Oct. 4. St. Francis is the patron saint of animals, since he was known to call all creatures his sisters and brothers. He preached that the world was created good and beautiful by God but suf- fers because of human sin. It is the duty of humans to pro- tect and enjoy nature as its stewards. Ir The Plumes County Hazard Mitigation Plan project is hosting a series of public open houses. Residents are invited to attend and tell their fire, flood or natural hazard stories. Accompany- ing photos are encouraged. "Your story is an impor- tant piece of.history," say or- ganizers. All open houses are held 3 - 7 p.m. For more information, email Jer- To visit the project website, go to Scroll over Departments, then De- partments G - Z. Then scroll over Office of Emergency Ser- vices and click on Multi-Haz- ard Mitigation Plan, The short Pet Blessing ser- vice will include songs, scrip- ture reading, prayer and indi- vidual blessing of each pet present. All friendly and well- behaved pets are welcome. There will be separate sec- tions for cats, dogs and other animals. Pets must be kept on a leash or in a carrier and must have identification in case of escape. Pets that are aggressive or nervous can be represented with a photo. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. The event is sponsored by Our Savior Lutheran Church of Quincy and will be led by Pastor Kendrah Fredricksen. Monday, Oct. 22 Portola Veterans Hall 449 W. Sierra St. Portola, CA 96122 Tuesday, Oct. 23 Greenville Town Hall 120 Bidwell Greenville, CA 95947 Wednesday, Oct. 24 Quincy Veterans Hall 274 Lawrence St. Quincy, CA 95971 Thursday, Oct. 25 Almanor Recreation Center 450 Meadowbrook Loop Chester, CA 96020 Read aft about it on our Websitel Satscan Electronics PO Box 209, Quincy, CA 95971 * (530) 283-3800 Brings It Down To Earth AUTHORIZED RETAILER Lawrence W. Milne, MD Dr. Milne, a general andvascular surgeon is now taking appointments in the Quincy Family Medicine Office. Dr. Milne has been practicing for 22 years and is board certified with the American Board of Surgery. For an appointment, please call 283-1506 today. DISTRICT HOSPITAL