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12A Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2ฎ1 People/Community News Portola Fire Chief Curtis Marshall received the keys to the city's new tates' sales representative, Bob Becker. The new engine can reach and is capable of pumping 1,250 gallons of water per minute. Photo by Terri Da0ust 2001 Freightlinar fire engine from Wee, 75 mph, has an 800-gallon water tank I By Terri Danust Westates sales representa- Marshall couldn't wait an- wheel-drive, which Will now P0rt01a Editor tive Bob Becket was person- other minute and left Porto- retire alongside the 1937 La Portola's fire chief, Curtis ally delivering the $200,000 la to meet the truck and dri- France. Marshall, found it hard to plus truck, knowing how ve it home to the Northside Marshall said there are contain his enthusiasm Sat- anxious Marshall was to put Fire Station. plans to erect a museum for urday, Nov. 3, as he waited it into service. As Marshall returned, the old trucks, keeping Por- for the city's new fire truck. Shortly after 10 a.m., Mar- reaching the outskirts oftola's history alive. The 2001 Freightliner four shall learned he'd have an- town, lights and sirens were The new truck joins the by four, with its 800-gallon other hour to wait, as the turned on and he proudly department's other five fire water tank and ability to truck was just leaving Truc- made his way to the station, engines, one water tender, pump 1,250 gallons per kee headed for Portola. The new truck will re- one utility truck, one brush minute, was to arrive at 10 After already waiting 30 place Portola's No. 3, a 1948 fire rig, and 30 volunteers. a.m. years for the new truck, Mormon Harrington four- ii Head of household women who are seeking financial as- sistance to go back to school, can now obtain applications for the Women's Opportunity Award from Soroptimist In- ternational of Quincy. The Soroptimist Women's Opportunity Award program aids women who must enter the workforce or upgrade their employment status. The award is granted to women, enabling them to offset any costs associated with their ef- forts to attain higher educa- tion or acquire additional skills and training--such as books, child care or trans- portation expenses. The Quincy club will pro- vide a $500 cash grant to the local winner, who will then advance to the Sierra Nevada Region level, where two Ill I Celebrate Children's Book Week at the open house and reception at the Quincy branch of the Plumas County Library, Thursday, Nov. 15, from 5-6:30 p.m. The Quincy Friends of the Plumas County Library are hosting the reception to hon- or Robert K. Lawry, artist and creator of the new mural in the children's room of the library. The colorful and imagina- tive mural is titled, "Reading: $3,000 and one will be selected, l e] culminates Emalist awards. Applications tained by Hedrick at or 2834459 or someone benefit from this don't delay. The deadline is Dec. 15. Soroptimist of Quincy is a worldwide serviCe tion for women in management and sions. A organization is ference for wome$ the organization number of vice projects raised through raisers. Gateway to Adventure," and variety of children's books imagination, reading. The community to meet the the new mural. will be served. The Quincy rated at 445 For more call 283-6310. President Rita Marshall make their contribution tofollowing month: Dec. 9 will Those attending were: called the meeting of the the families of the victims, be a breakfast with spouses; president Rita Marshall, Gamma Iota chapter to order Marshall thanked the Dec. 11 will be a luncheon at Judy Adamson, June Biggs, on the evening of Nov. 6 at members for their assistance the home of Sharon Thon, Bettie Cobb, Helen Davis, the home of Jacqui Harris. in sorting the nuts. Members followed by a secret sister ex- Judy Eisenman, Helen Et- Dorothy McDonaldreport- agreed that special recogni- change of gifts, tinger, Jacqui Harris, ed that the Plumas Sierra tion went to Scott Marshall The evening concluded Joanne Kibbee, Joy Klein, Rural Electric Cooperative for his devoted help with the with June Biggs reading a Dorothy McDonald, Mary matched donations made by project, humorous poem to the groupAnn Mathes, Barbara Nor- organizations for the Sept. 11 Two Christmas celebra- called "Membership Chair- man, Vi Orange, Abby tragedy. Members voted to tions were planned for theman's Dream." Scheer and Carol Whitcher. 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