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6A Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 Teresa Whitfield, Eastern Plumas Health Care's Director of Quality and Operations and novice quilter, stands in the hospital's lobby beside her first effort -- a memory quilt to promote breast cancer awareness. So far, nine squares have the names of local women who have survived breast cancer. Photo by Linda Satchwell What our Lifetime Guarantee means to YOU!!! QUALITY, PROFESSIONAL WORK BONE BY I-CAR TRAINED SPECIALISTS WITH OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE EACH LIFETIME GUARANTEED COLLISION REPAIR WORK PROVIDED BY A LONG STANDING BUSINESS WITH AN OUTSTANDING SERVICE REPUTATION / The easiest route to your new wheels. Up to 36 months Fast and Easy Auto Loan Turn into your nearest U.S. Bank and see how easy it is to find the perfect rate for inat new or used car or truck. Same day decisions, flexible terms, payment protection and low monthly payments with no money down. You just can't pass this up. Apply today at U.S. Bank. 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Your purchase of a payment protection plan is optional, and will not affect your application for credit Some eligibility requirements apply Ask your banker for fu details. Installment laans are offered through U.S. Bank National Association NO. 2010 U.S. Bancorp, U.S'Bank. Member FDIC lOO413 r Feather River Bulletin J Breast cancer survivors inspire quilt of hope Linda Satchwell Staff Writer Isatchwell@plumasnews.com What do you do when your boss tells you to take some time off and relax? Eastern Plumas Health Care's Direc- tor of Quality and Operations Teresa Whitfield's response to that suggestion was to go home and think about the hospital some more. The hospital isn't a job to her: it's a way of life. When she signed up for the quilting class that Feather River Col- lege holds at EPHC, a project evolved in her mind. During October Breast Cancer Awareness Month -- the hospital offers low-cost mammograms. Whitfield was talking with radiology staff about ways to make the "mammography experi- ence" more comfortable for patients. She has a colleague at the hospital whose wife is cur- rently undergoing treat- ment for breast cancer who thought .a quilt that promot- ed breast cancer awareness and honored those who had battled the disease would be a way to let those fight- ing breast cancer know "I don't know whether people realize how close to home breast cancer is. It touches almost )) everyone. Teresa Whitfleld Director of Quality and Operations, Eastern Plumas Health Care they're not alone. "I don't know whether peo- ple realize how close to home breast cancer is. It touches al- most everyone," she said. Whitfield found a pattern in a magazine for a memory quilt, and she decided to use it to add the names of cancer survivors and those still in treatment to her quilt. Whitfield made it her week- end mission to find fabric for her project. She found the pink fabric with the words "Love" and "Hope" on it, and thought it was a good place to start. She went to Homestead Fab- rics in Portola. The project was for the local community, and she wanted to support lo- cal businesses, as well. Teen'board to meet The Teen Issues Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, Nov. 2, 3:30 - 5 p.m. at the Quincy library. Youth, community mem- bers and agencies that work with youth are all invited to discuss what Plumas commu- nities offer, what they need and how to help youth reach adulthood free of disease, ad- diction or abuse. Adults and agencies can share what services they pro- vide and can listen to what youth have to say. BOB RAYMOND PAINTING Serving all ofPlumas & Sierra Counties Commercial Residential Interior & Exterior Paint and Staining Recession Busting Prices - FREE ESTIMATES - 530-836- 1339 Clio, CA 96106 i _ . Bonded & Insured CA Lic #759277 b; '' Tim V. Jones Quincy _ ..- _' ,.o,,...oo &sh" B,,., , o,. ro o,, 1800) 910-DISH p.o. Box 209 N ]z T w o R K. State Reg. #E70726 AUTHORIZED RETAILER Offer ends 1/31/11. Reslriclions apply. Call fm delails. Thank You/ for your patronage this year. Last night of the season is Saturday, October 23. Call to book holiday parties and special events. Join us on New Year's Eve for a gourmet dinner, champagne, live music and dancing. 836-1111 Plumas Pines Golf Resort 402 Poplar Valley Rd., Graeagle www.plumaspinesgolf.com A PLL M -S PINE.q Whitfield showed her pro- ject to Sandy Simmons at Homestead, who came up with just the right fabrics and colors. The center of each square is a delicately folded origami design, and the chosen fab- rics complemented the de- sign perfectly. As Whitfield and her staff talk to breast cancer patients and survivors at the hospital, they ask if their iaames can be included on the quilt. One woman, in for a mam- mogram recently, remarked on the quilt. When she was told its purpose, she asked if she could be added. She's a seven-year survivor of breast cancer. So far, there are nine names on the quilt, eight in pink and the ninth in white. Whitfield called Claudia Wronker's son to see if he'd consent to have his mother's name included and, "He said it would be great." Wronker fought breast cancer successfully but had two other cancers, and lost her life to the third one. Whitfield sewed Wronker's name in white because "She's an angel," she said. Nurse Kathy Valladon is a seasoned quilter whose own quilts brighten a number of areas at the hospital. She did the binding on Whitfield's quilt. "It was nice to have a project to work on together," said Whitfield. Whitfield said her quilt is an attempt to connect with the local community and to note the significance of women who have battled this disease. Anyone wishing to add her name to the quilt should contact Teresa Whit- field, Director of Quality and Operations, twhit- field@ephc.org or 832-6509. To take advantage of Octo- ber's low-coSthiammograms at EPHC, call the raliology department, 832-6516, to schedule an appointment. PUBLIC NOTICE Estate of Bennett NOTICE OF PETITION TO ADMINISTER ESTATE of Calvin R. Bennett, decedent Case Number PR10-00041 To all heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, contin- gent creditors, end persons who may other- wise be interested in the will or estate, or both, of: Calvin R. Bennett. A PETITION FOR PROBATE has been filed by: Paul Bennett in the Superior Court of Califomia, County of Plumas. THE PETITION FOR PROBATE requests that: Paul Bennett be appointed as persona representative to administer the estate of the decedent. THE PETITION requests the dec, dent's wills and codicils, if any, be admitted to pro- bate. The will and any codicils are available for examination in the file kept by the court. THE PETITION requests authority to admin- ister the estate under the Independent Administration of Estates Act. (This authority will allow the personal representative to take many actions without obtaining court approval. Before taking certain very imper- tent actions, however, the personal repre- sentative will be required to give notice to interested persons unless they have waived notice or consented to the proposed action.) The independent administration authority will be granted unless an interested person files an objection to the petition and shows good cause why the court should not grant the authority. A HEARING on the peon will be held on: Nov. 8, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., at the Superior Court of California, Dept. 2, County of Plumas, Courthouse, 520 Main Street, Quincy, CA 95971. IF YOU OBJECT to the granting of the peti- tion, you should appear at the heanng and state your objections, or file written objec- tions with the court before the hearing. Your appearance may be in person or by your attorney. IF YOU ARE A CREDITOR or a contingent creditor of the deceased, you must file your claim with the court and mail a copy to the personal representative apnted .by the coufl within four months from the date of first issuance of letters as provided in Probate Code section 9100. The time for filing daims will not expire before four months from the date of the hearing date nced above. YOU MAY EXAMINE the file kept by the court. If you are a 1 estate, you may file for Special Notice (f, of an inventory a assets or of any pe' vided in Probate Request for Special from the court clerk. Signed: Attorney fc Yates, Jr,, SBN erson interested in the h the court a Request m DE-154) of the filing id appraisal of estate ilion or aco'-nt as pro- ,'ode section 1250. A Notice form is available Petitioner. W. Wayne r2497, PO Box 1207, Quincy, CA95971. I Endorsed 0. 7. 200 Deborah Nome. Clerk of the Court By K. Green. Dep Clerk. Published FRB OCt. 20, 27, Nov. 3. 10 / ! ' I