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16A Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 Feather River Bulletin Here we go a'wassailing Tasty holiday cookies await sampling and judging at the 48th annual Wassail Bowl at the county courthouse Dec. 14. The Quincy Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event that featured homemade wassail and delicious finger foods, Carol Kolb, with her peanut butter cup cookies, won first prize: a beautiful glass tray. Photos by Laura Beaton La-Z-Boy  Solid Oak s479 Camouflage "l 6Gun Recliner Cabinet 001349 Dining $888 Oak Room Set Curved Face Table with Curio 6 Chairs Bunk Beds from s289 DeSkand 00438 Chair SolidRockingOak 239 Chair ,v s239 Consoles from... NO INTEREST WITH FOR 6 The Cash family enjoys a break during festivities at the Wassail Bowl. From left: Dana, Trent, Jaden and Scott, Quincy chamber's new vice president. Scott Cash owns and operates Stoneleaf, a gaming and hobby store in downtown Quincy on Main Street. Laura Beaton Staff Writer Ibeaton@plu masnews.com The 48th annual Wassail Bowl was replete with finger foods, cookies and that fa- mous holiday grog -- wassail. Jeanne Brovelli of the Quincy Chamber of Com- merce emceed the event, which included a gingerbread house display by Quincy High School teacher Nicole Yoacham's culinary arts classes, music by the Quincy brass band, a cookie contest and an award ceremony. Business of the year went to the Bargain Boutique, Plumas District Hospital's "Fine Thrift & Gifts," estab- lished by volunteers in 1982. The store is run solely by members of the PDH Volun- teers group, whose goal is to offer exceptional value for quality goods to customers. The Bargain Boutique has do- nated thousands of dollars to PDH, and also makes clothing donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society in Reno. Citizen of the year went to John Wooller, who donated more than 500 hours to bring new life to the historic Capi- tol Saloon, purchased by Plumas Arts and renovated this year. Wooller, a New Zealand na- tive, became the "de-facto caretaker" of the Town Hall Theatre in 2003, and is a car- penter by trade. Brovelli introduced the chamber's board members, and announced new officers: Kent Barrett, president; Scott Cash, vice president; and James Wilson, secretary-trea- surer. Cheryl Kolb is the chamber's administrative as- sistant. Visit the chamber's website for more information at quin- cychamber.com. For photos from the Was- sail Bowl, see the Regional section. East Quincy Services G M appointed to state special district board David Edwards, general manager of East Quincy Ser- vices District, has been ip- pointed to the California Spe- cial Districts Association's 18- member board of directors. He is one of three directors representing CSDA Region 1, an area that covers Del Norte, Siskiyou, Modoc, Humboldt, Trinity, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama and Plumas counties. Edwards was appointed to a three-year term in September for Seat A in Region 1. Edwards has worked in the water/wastewater industry for 40 years, working for 20 of those years as an engineering contractor on public works jobs. He brings 20 years of ex- perience serving on public boards, including past service as a board member of CSDA from 2006 to 2009 and sitting on the board of his local Ro- tary. The term for which Ed- wards has been appointed to serve runs from 2013 to 2015. CSDA has more than 1,000 members and is the only statewide association repre- senting all special districts in California. The board pro- vides independent special dis- tricts with representation, ad- vocacy, education and value- added services that can posi- tively affect their operations and service to constituents. CSDA's bbard consists of three directors from each of six regions throughout Cali- fornia. The board meets bi- monthly to guide the associa- tion's legislative and member benefits programs. ii!!i iiiii Tiffany is EPHC's go-to person when you need to get something done, or when you have a question about almost anything. If she doesn't know the answer, she'll find it faster than you can say "quality healthcare" iiiii aso00000000,Cer00o ector an00Vounte00r iii Coordinator. In addition, she finds time to coach the cheer leading squad at Portola High School and raise 3 energetic, athletic boys. Not surprisingly, she lists her hobby a's Sports Photography, and iiii she also takes top quality photos for us here at EPHC. She's married to Plumas County Supervisor, Jan Kennedy. Thanks, Tiffany, for playing a big part in keeping us on trackl