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:: 8B Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter County's museums seek volunteers Living history docent Jay Skutt, who serves as president of the Plumas-Eureka State Park Association board, mans the assay office to explain the process of determining the amount of gold in ore samples. Mines regularly tested ore samples from all of their shafts and mining locations. The association is looking for volunteers to work as docents at the park. A training session is planned for April 21. File photo PESPA needs docents f The Plumas-Eureka State Park Association is looking for a few good men and women. The group has a need for volunteer docents. It will host a docent training day to sign up new volunteers and bring existing docents up to date on the latest develop- ments at the parkl The commitment can be for as little as a couple times a month to as much time as the individual would like to par- ticipate. PESPA needs people to work behind the counter at the store and museum, as tour guides for the Moriarity House and assay office, and as blacksmiths. The group provides training programs for all positions. The training is set for Sat- urday, April 21, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the PlUmas-Eureka State Park museum. Lunch is provided. Interested folks should RSVP by April 15 to Jay Skutt at 836-4135. For more informa- tion on PESPA and its activi- ties, visit plumas-eureka.org. As the spring and summer tourist and recreation sea- sons rapidly approach, the Plumas County Museum has set a volunteer/docent meet- ing for Wednesday, April 18, Museum volunteer Bob Janowski, on the porch of Gifford's cabin, explains the history of gold mining in Plumas County to a group of fifth-graders from Chester, Greenville and Taylorsville elementary schools as part of the Plumas County Museum's living history day last year. The museum seeks volunteers and invites interested folks to a meeting April 18. File photo from 10 a.m. to noon at the museum. The museum offers many volunteer opportunities throughout theupcoming seasons, and is especially in need of volunteers interested in helping staff and partici- Pating in its educational pro- grams and public events, such as the fourth-grade Pio- neer Living History Days in May and their Variel House tours given throughout the summer. Volunteers are also needed in the blacksmith shop and gold-panning areas. The museum invites all past, present and future mu- seum volunteers and docents to this meeting to find out about the many volunteer op- portunities at the museum. Staff also reminds those who are Community Connections members that they can earn time by volunteering at the museum. Newcomers are wel- come to attend the meeting and find out how to become involved in programs. "Come help the Plumas County Museum keep the his- tory of Plumas County alive!" said museum director Scott Lawson. The Plumas County Muse- um is located at 500 Jackson St. in downtown .Quincy. For more information or to RSVP, contact the museum at 283-6320. 'Taste of Plurnas' discount tickets on sale until April 6 culinary options thoughtfully presented by more than 25 restaurants, caterers, busi- nesses, creators and distribu- tors of quality libations from the breadth of Plumas Coun- ty. The evening offers guests a unique opportunity to meet the chefs and business owners who too rarely get a chance to greet the public that they serve. The Taste of Plumas auc- ,tipn offers a silent auction to accompany the tasting. This year's crop of items includes original art, framed prints, movie posters, an artist easel, homemade sweets and din- ners, massages, babysitting, carpet cleaning, computer re- pair, auto service, an overnight stay at Feather Falls Casino with dinner at the brew pub, a VIP/behind- the-scenes tour of the state Capitol by Sen. Ted Gaines, tax return or estate planning preparation, 45-minute scenic flight, jujitsu instruction, Plumas Arts invites every- one to enjoy the sixth annual Taste of Plumas April 14 at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. "Spend a lovely spring evening surrounded by so much wonderful food and drink, among an amiable gathering of people coming to- gether to support an impor- tant community organiza- tion," say organizers. The Taste of Plumas featu4:ecS an impressive assortment Of 00NTISTRY yoga classes, two hours of Friday, April 6, at 5 p.m. so tickets will be $40. Anyone in- electrical service and a visi- that the restaurants have am- terested is encouraged to get tors stay at the Boyle Creek pie time to prepare. After that tickets now at Quincy Natural Home in Quincy. date, if the event is not sold out Foods, online at plumasarts.org Presale ticket discounts end (which it most often is), all or by calling 263-3402. With Drs Michael and Emily Herndon Well, I am back with these articles after much thought and considera- tion. The title is changed although the intent to inform is still at the forefront of these writings In the last week, I have had three patients come in with toothaches in teeth with metal or metal/porcelain crowns. Diagnostic evaluation did not reveal any tooth decay yet it was obvious that these teeth needed attention in the form of root canal treatment to eliminate the pain the patients were having. Upon entering these three teeth, it was found that despite being no clinical or x-ray evidence that there was a cavity under the crowns, they indeed had large amounts of decay. The use of metal crowns prohibits the diagnostic value of x-rays unless the decay extends below the level of the crown. However, the use of porcelain or hybrid materials for crowns allows much better diagnostic consideration during examinations. This is one of the reasons that dentists are moving away from metal or metal substrate crowns Another reason is that with current bonding techniques and new materials that have been developed to create esthetic fracture resistant crowns, we can be so much more conservative with your natural tooth structure. This minimizes trauma to the teeth as well as preserving a much more natural look. In our office, Dr. Emily and I provide conservative partial and full crowns using what is considered the "Gold Standard" of bonding techniques and materials that are far more fracture resistant than standard materials. These crowns are actually provided for teeth in one appointment. A patient comes in for a crown and they leave with the final crown in place. We carefully follow the science behind these materials and techniques and provide our patients with these crowns designed and bonded to create natural looking comfortable restorations. DR. MICHAEL W. and DR. EMILY S. 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