The ladies of the Lake Almanor Elks Lodge No. 2626 are as busy as Santa’s elves as they merrily work on the 2013 Christmas Angel Project.
Jane Scott and Alice Ross are co-chairing the project this year. Scott said contact has already been made with elementary and high schools in Chester and Westwood to learn about local children and families in need.
Plumas National Forest Christmas tree cutting permits are available at local businesses near the forest.
“People are able to get permits on weekends and evenings in many locations,” said Earl Ford, PNF supervisor. “Our partners are providing a wonderful customer service, especially to visitors.”
CANCELED - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sponsoring a blood drive Tuesday, Dec. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. This event has been canceled, as the team coming from Reno ran into very bad weather the morning of Dec. 3. The blood drive will rescheduled for a later date.
To schedule an appointment, contact Judy Wright at 283-4948, or log on to BloodHero.com using sponsor code QUINCY.
Director Howard Hughes attended his last East Quincy Services District meeting on the board’s side of the table Nov. 12.
Hughes was appointed in lieu of election in December 2009 and did not file for his seat, which expires this year. He will be replaced by Bill Martin, also appointed in lieu of election. Martin will begin his term Dec. 10 when the board convenes for its next regular meeting.
Five men from Portola were taken to Reno’s Renown Regional Medical Center early Sunday morning, Nov. 24, after their car crashed into a tree at a high speed near Graeagle.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver of the Ford Mustang, Gregory Ginochio, 25, was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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