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2A Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 Feather River Bulletin Quincy's Masonic lodge receives historic designation Debra Moore Staff writer dmoore@plumasnews.com The Masonic lodge in Quincy will be the first in California to be deemed a historic lodge. Local members are taking advantage of legislation created in 2012 by the Grand Lodge of California to help lodges survive. "It's a pretty big deal," said Dick JoUey, who will be the master of the Plumas Historic Lodge. "We've already had inquiries from Chico and Redding from Masons who want to become members." Individuals who are already Masons in other lodges may join the new Plumas Historic Lodge, but the lodge cannot accept new members who aren't already Masons. "This new form of lodge is different in that it no longer takes in new members," Jolley said. "Its main purpose is to preserve and maintain the historic building and encourage its use by other Masonic related groups as well as being available for public use. " If Quincy area residents wish to become Masons, they may join either the Greenville or Beckwourth lodges and then become a member of the historic lodge. The Quincy Masonic Lodge was built in 1855, but it has become increasingly difficult for its members to maintain it. Jolley explained that over the past several years many of the older Masonic lodges in the state have closed. "When membership dropped to the point that a lodge had to consolidate with another lodge, the lodge that was left behind was sold. As a result, many of the historic buildings were lost." Since the Historic Lodge will now be collecting annual dues from members across the state, Jolley is confident that the lodge will be financially stable. He also wants the public to be aware that the f'lrst floor, which includes a large room and kitchen, is available to rent for events. On Monday, Nov. 10, the Quincy lodge, located on Harbison Street, will be designated as the state's first historic lodge in a ceremony set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Grand officers from throughout the state will be participating. The public is invited. The Iasons, which number 6 million worldwide, are known for their philanthropy. To become aMason, one must be of good moral character and profess a belief in a superior being. A prospective member must apply and then be voted upon by the lodge's membership. There has been a steady decline in membership in the United States. In 1959 there were 4 million members and today there are approximately 1.3 million members. Quincy has about 45 members. Their meetings are held the second Monday of the month. For more information about the Masons, the Nov. 10 ceremony, or facility rental, contact Dick Jolley at 283-1492. Back 40 to play Thursday night The Back 40 is set to appear in concert at Quincy's West End Theatre on Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10; they are on sale at Carey Candy Co., Epilog Books and online at westendtheatre.us. The Back 40 is an alternative country and rock band from Quincy. Its current repertoire includes country-influenced music of all kinds with an emphasis on songs with funny and intelligent lyrics. The band covers some classic country tunes, alternative country artists and swampy rock material, and can go from a sensitive and seri6us tone to wide-open irreverence. Topped off with a growing number of original pieces, the music is energetic, fun and danceable, and appeals to audiences of all ages, say concert organizers. The Back 40 consists of local musicians who are good friends and rooted in Plumas County: guitarist Gordon Wilson, vocalist Michelle Anderson, bassist Chris Retallack and drummer Tommy Miles. "Their enjoyment and appreciation of the music, of each other and of the audience is obvious and infectious," say organizers, "and the crowd gets to ride the wave of energy and fun that the band members experience every time they get together to play. Proudly devoid of commercial Nashville twang, the group has found a loyal local audience." Folks are encouraged to stroll on down to the West End Theatre after the Art Walk this Friday and enjoy the concert. COME JOIN US FOR PRAYER! On Saturday, November 8% come join us for a morning prayer at Springs of Hope Christian Fellowship, 59 Bell Lane, Quincy. We will be praying and fasting for our nation, for Israel and the Middle East, for the persecuted church, for our elected leaders, FOR RAIN, and a number of other things! Times: 7AM to 11AM. Come for all or part of the tlmel No preaching setvi Jest PRAffNG! Furlher Information: 927-7626 re ..... $100.mgs of Hope Church. S9 Bell lane, Quincy, 927-7626 Where in the world? Gretchen Jehle, of Quincy, visits the Chihuly glass sculpture exhibit at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Chihuly is an American artist from Seattle and his large, bold sculptures of blown glass have been installed around the world in historic cities, museums and gardens. Gretchen was in Denver for a reunion with several friends from college. Although they attended Duke University in North Carolina, they chose to meet in Denver due to its convenient location and proximity to mountains for outdoor excursions. Public meeting to address trail system -P.lumas County .vill be ...... i. Stewardship.with ga:ant .......  ..... hosting a public meeting Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Plumas County Library, 445 Jackson St. in Quincy to gather public input on the proposed Bucks Lake Trail System. A feasibility study was completed for Plumas County by Sierra Buttes Trail funding PrOvided by the Stewardship Council. The feasibility study is for the Bucks Lake Trail System, a proposed nonmotorized trail system that is approximately 6.19 miles in length and located in the Bucks Lake area of Plumas County. The public is encouraged to review the document online at http://bit.ly/ 1A5Ub8M. Written comments on the proposed project can be sent to Deny Sawchuk, Plumas County Facilities, 198 Andy Way, Quincy, CA 95971 or by email to donysawchuk @countyofplumas.com. CAKES & CUPCAKES i Dessert Cakes* 8" round serves 16 s56 Custom Cakes* Start at $4.50 a serving Cupcakes* (includes [ondant) The final Two flavors 24/s56 price is based upon design. i.e. tier cakes, theme cakes, wedding, 9" round serves 32 s96 Filled cupcakes add .25 ea. baby shower,, please call to discuss design. [11 All custom cake orders need to be placed two weeks in advance. Cupcakes or dessert cake ' ,' orders at least 72 hours in advance i.e. order Weds for [:ri pick-up. 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