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Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 3A Art walk Quincy's art patrons take in the works of Raphael Blanco, the new art instructor at Feather River College, at the opening of his exhibition at the Plumas Arts Gallery last Friday night. The show featuring Blanco's work will stay up through the month of November. The Main Street Artists Gallery also hosted a reception Friday, which featured local favorite Lucinda Wood presenting a show called "Carried Away." Photos by James Wilson a nationwide network. A family, an organization or any individual with a big heart can get involved in this feel-good, low-cost holiday project. Volunteers sponsor sock hops, help with sock distribution and, of course, collect sock donations from the community. "It all starts with one person, one box, one location. It's easy, and all the socks stay in the local areal" said a message sent to Feather Miriam S. Cody Staff Writer ~imcody@plu Socks for Seniors, of Columbus, Ohio, is looking • for local area coordinators to :help this year by promoting :Socks for Seniors and hosting a sock drive. Since 2002, the first year it went national collecting cozy footwear, the Socks for Seniors sock drive has grown tremendously and has become Ith offe Public h reported between February and March. Public health reports that the 2014-15 vaccine will protect against three influenza virus strains that research indicates will be most prevalent during the season. The effects of influenza are especially concerning to older adults, those with chronic medical conditions, women who will be pregnant during Plumas County Public Health Agency is offering the seasonal influenza (flu) vaccine on a walk-in basis Nov. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 270 County Hospital Road, Suite 111, in Quincy. The flu shot is free. No appointment is needed to get a flu vaccine on the walk-in day. Flu shots and/or the FluMist nasal spray vaccine will be provided during the vaccination clinic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's, AdVisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend all pregnant women receive an influenza vaccine. Although preservative-free formulations of the influenza vaccine are available, ACIP does not indicate a preference for preservative-free vaccines for any group, including pregnant women. Pregnant women who prefer a preservative-free influenza vaccine should contacf their health care provider-- public health does not have a preservative-free influenza vaccine. : Flu season can be unpredictable, but the highest number of cases is typically armers Publishing from the Socks for Seniors organization. Interested parties can sign up at The 2014 program began Oct. 25 across the country on "Make a Difference Day." Collections run through Christmas. The holidays can be a depressing and difficult time for some, especially older citizens who are widows, widowers or without family and friends. Some seniors face financial and physical challenges that make it hard for them to take care of themselves. "We have one priority this holiday season and that is to bring holiday cheer along with a pair of new socks to warm the hearts and cover the cold feet of our elderly seniors." For more information contact Kitty Coyne at 615-787-SOCK or email her at kitty@socksforseniors,com. flu vaccination clinic flu season, health care providers and home caregivers who provide direct patient care. Public health strongly encourages these individuals to receive a flu shot. To further help prevent the spread of the influenza virus and other communicable illnesses, public health advises the public to cover coughs and sneezes, wash hands frequently and clean commonly shared or frequently touched items. Those who contract the flu should drink plenty of liquids, get plenty of rest and contact their health care provider. Questions or concerns may be directed to the Plumas County Public Health Agency at 283-6330. Plumas County Library is and some time to devote to the currently seeking volunteers local community. able to teach basic computer Classes, approximately 90 classes at the Quincy library minutes long, will be held and the branch libraries in when the libraries are closed Portola, Chester and to the public. There is also a Greenville. need for volunteers to help Helping others learn to patrons individually when the navigate the Internet, set up library is open. email addresses and make To express interest or ask business transactions online questions contact County can be a rewarding experience Librarian Lynn Sheehy at for those that have basic 283-6310 or lynnsheehy@ knowledge of computer skills Knit/crochet group starts at library The Plumas County beginners, are welcome to Library invites folks to gather from noon to 1:30 p.m. participate in a knitting and in the meeting room at the crocheting group every Quincy library. Tuesday starting Nov. 18. Call Plumas County Knitters and crocheters of Librarian Lynn Sheehy at all levels, including 283-6310 with questions. USE YOUR SPENDING ACCOUNT B( it expires at the end of the year. 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