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12B Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter In its heyday, the Meadow Valley Store shines as the place to In this photo from the early 1950s, former Meadow Valley go for groceries, gas and mail. The building was originally Store owner Lowell Bader goes about his daily routine, helping constructed in 1917 and served generations of Meadow Valley a customer at the counter, Photos courtesy Donna McEIroy residents. SOCIAL CLUB, from page 1A is honor what that building was and make it a community space for gathering and hearing the stories of Meadow Valley's past and its small community store. "It's our respect for this community and to the past that we do this," said HatzeU. "We want to bridge generations and honor that past. I want the next generation of Meadow Valley kids to be able to come in here and sit down and listen to Donna tell her stories." For Fulton and Hatzell, the future of the Meadow Valley Social Club is open. What began as a fresh idea three years ago now incorporates stories and remembrances spanning nearly a century. "This building is a gift to the community and we are just stewards of it right now," Fulton explained. "When we pass on, we'll pass it on to someone in the community. We want to honor the past and honor the people." Those interested in seeing the renovated store can contact Fulton at mfulton@frc.edu. Fulton describes the Meadow Valley Social Club as a private club that is open to everyone. Graeagle: Wino Wednesday, Longboards Bar & Grill. Featuring Sean's favorites. Casual evening with wine flights, small plates. $45 per person; very limited seating. For reservations: 836-1111. 6reenville: Thanksgiving feast, 2 - 5 Station. Free; all are welcome. p.m The Way Lake Almanor: 5K Turkey Trot, 9 a.m. - noon, Bailey Creek Golf Course Club House at 433 Durkin Dr. Lake AImanor Area Chamber of Commerce presents fun walk or run. Pets welcome, kids under 10 run/walk free. Early online registration $25, d.ay:of regjs.~.~tiofL$~O, E~[ ip~[roa:t!qn~, to register: lakealmanorarea,com. Quincy: Turkey Trot; pre-registrati0n 8:30 a.m race starts 9:30; Feather River College soccer field. 5K run/walk open to all; pets on leash welcome. Presented by Tru Community, donations welcome. For information: 394-9263, trucommunityhelps.org. Thanksgiving dinner; drinks and hors d'oeuvres 1 p.m dinner 3 p.m.; Quincy Elks Lodge No. 1884. Includes full no-host bar, football on TV. Free; donations welcome (support Christmas basket program). To RSVP (required): Bill LaMar, 249-9214; Elks Lodge, 283-1680. Chester: Lake Almanor Christian School Christmas tree fundraiser, from 10 a.m next to Carol's Cafe. Silvertip Christma~ trees for sale under $30. In conjunction with Merchant's Night. Merchant's Night, 5 - 9 p.m. Everyone welcome to enter vehicle light parade beginning 6 p.m. in front of Builder's Supply. Visits from Santa, the Grinch; homemade goodies; hOliday treats; store specials; bonfires; family fun; music; Santa photos at Lassen Gift Co. Fish fry, 5:30- 7 p.m Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 1~4 Main St. $8 per person. Chilcoot: Annual Christmas tree sale starts, 9 a.m Sierra Valley Fire Department. Trees $5 per foot; proceeds support department. Sale continues through Christmas. Taylorsville: Customer appreciation open house, 5 - 7 p.m, Main Street Salon at 4253 Main St. Live music, appetizers, hot drinks; open to everyone. J Graeagle: Mohawk Community Art Faire; Fri 10 a:m. - 4 p.m Sat 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Graeagle Fire Hall at 7620 Highway 89. Local artists present handcrafts. Prize drawing supports Mohawk Community Resource Center. Refreshments served, admission free. For information: MCRC, 836-0446, mcrc@plumasruralservices.org, plumasruralservices.org/mcrc. Taylorsville: 13th annual Taylorsville Christmas Light Parade, 4 - 9:30 p.m. (parade starts 6 p.m.), Main Street. Music at Taylorsville Tavern, Santa visits, holiday beverages, chili dinner, bake sale, family dessert time. Benefits Indian Valley schools, Wolf Creek 4-H Club. For information, float registration: Debbie, 284-7622. DEC. 2 Chester: Annual Chester Elementary School Parent Teacher Student Association turkey dinner CANCELED. For information: Teri Stanley, 258-2770. Quincy: Community blood drive, noon - 6 p.m Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on corner of Bucks Lake Road and Bellamy Lane. Walk-ins welcome; eat good meal, bring ID. For appointments: bloodhero.com (use sponsor code "Quincy"); Susan Christensen, 28-3-2424. Hamilton Branch: Ceremonial Christmas tree lighting, 7 p.m Hamilton Branch Fire Protection District. All Hamilton Branch kids welcome for Santa meet and greet, cookies, punch, holiday treats. Portola: Eastern Plurnas Health Care Rummage Sale of the Century, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m EPHC Portola Campus Education Center (behind hospital). Hot cider, refreshments, Santa Claus hosted by EPHC Gives Back. For information: Regina, 832-6510. Tree Lighting and Light Parade, 6 - 9 p.m downtown Commercial Street. Craft fair in CommercialStreet parking Lot, bonfire, holiday refreshments, photos with Santa, family fun. For information, to participate in parade: Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce, 836-6811. Quincy: Sparkle, downtown. Includes open Rebecca Glaspy at 34 Harbison St. studio by Sat DEC. G Portola: Santa Train, 5 - 8 p.m Western Pacific Railroad Museum at 700 Western Pacific Way near Old Town. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy Christmas decorations, complimentary holiday refreshments. Admission $5 plus three cans nonperishable food per carload, $10 without food. For information: wplives.org; Debra Baer, 832-0819. Quincy: Eta Alpha craft show, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Open house, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m Carey Candy Co. Featuring caramel apples, store specials, Mary Kay product demonstrations. Chester: Winter Concert; 7 p.m. Sat, 4 p.m. Sun; United Methodist Church at Highway 36 and Glenwood Drive. Chester Community Chorus, Lake Al'manor Handbell Ensemble offer show with "All Around the World" theme. Donations welcome at the door. For information: chestercommunitychorus.org, 284-7334. DEC. 8 Taylorsville: Mt. Jura Gem and Museum Society Christmas party, 6 p.m Indian Valley Museum. Includes feast of homemade dishes. All are welcome; bring toy for Toys for Tots. Quincy: Plumas Community School field trip fundraiser, Safeway parking lot. Students offer die-dyed T-shirts, gloves, hats; bake sale. I Umbilical cord-derived stem cells could be the seeds of life In October, I reported on how immunotherapy and -,~a~o~-ative l'Z~oaJ.oJ.no ~ro emerging as perhaps our best hope in combating disease in a world where human survival is viewed more and more as being dependent on C-FORCE having, protecting and HEALTH AND FITNESS restoring a strong immune CHUCK NORRIS system, info@creators.com Among the studies I cited were two published in the have no other treatment journal Nature, in which options. Yet it is an area of researchers found a way to medicine only partially make stem cells by purposely explored. putting mature cells under I know the value of this stress. The new method, pioneering therapy because stimulus-triggered my ;wife, Gena, has been the acquisition of pluripotency, beneficiary of umbilical or STAP, does not involve the cord-derived stem cells for destruction of embryos or the treatment of health issues inserting new genetic that were for too long material into cells, and it also misdiagnosed and avoids the problem of improperly treated by rejection, specialists who dealt with It's estimated that the traditional medicine. method is five to 10 times "We are standing at the faster than other means of threshold of a new and reprogramming cells. This exciting medical era -- an era breakthrough may soon lead of regeneration, to the development of rejuvenation, and renewal in therapies to repair bodily which stem cells will set the damage and cure disease by stage for healing and, in some doctors being able to insert cases, the restoration of cells that can gr0w into injured, disea's d, and: whatever tissues or organs debilitated tissues and are needed. It could also lead organs," says Dr. David to understanding the process Steenblock in the by which certain cells introduction of his book become cancerous. "Umbilical Cord Stem Cell This research comes on the Therapy." heels of a study from LoyoIa Steenblock is an University Medical Center osteopathic physician, board that found that growing stem certified in neurology and cells from Umbilical cord occupational medicine, and blood in a laboratory before the founder and president of transplanting them into the Steenblock Research patients significantly Institute. improved outcomes, a Though this area of process that may also medicine is rich with increase the pool of patients promise, Steenblock is quick who benefit from stem cell to point out that much of the transfer treatments, work is still in its formative In another development, trial stages. Translational Bioscience, a It is important that we subsidiary of Medistem accelerate this process. Stem Panama, received cells have been likened to authorization in April to seeds from which many body begin phases one and two of tissues grow. If science can clinical trials using human dedicate itself to harnessing umbilical cord-derived stem stem cells' healing power -- cells for the treatment of especially umbilical multiple sclerosis, cord-derived stem cells -- it The building, cumulative can revolutionize medicine, effect of these findings is to restore the health of an provide further examples of untold number of people and why the use of umbilical save a vast number of lives. cord-derived stem cell I can't think of a more therapy is viewed as one important field of medical of the most promising study. new frontiers in medicine in repairing damaged Write to Chuck Norris tissue. (irffo@cr~tors.com) with It can help those whose questions abouthmlth and conditions have not fitness. responded to traditional treatments; it can possibly Copyright 2014 Chuck Norris save the lives of patients who Distributed by creators.com rl m m m I m I~B R I~1 I m m m I1~ SENIOR Wednesday, Nov. 26 Holiday. 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