Monthly Archives: January 2016

Robert Ingram gives talk on Fort Crook Museum at Rotary Club

At the January 14 lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River, Robert Ingram President of the Fort Crook Historical Society, gave an informative PowerPoint presentation on the Fort Crook Museum. Mr. Ingram was accompanied by the curator of the museum, Dorothy Mason and her husband Billy Mason, who is the director of the Museum.

The speaker was introduced by Rotary Club president, Bob Jehn. Mr. Ingram’s talk was laced with interesting personal anecdotes regarding events and buildings at the museum. Mrs. Mason added informative comments from her wealth of knowledge of the museum during the talk.

Following is a video of the presentation.

For more on the Fort Crook Museum see

Fort Crook Pioneer Day Reenacts History




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Hope is Alive! Open Mic in Redding February 12


Hope is Alive! The Power of Love

Folks who attended the Hope is Alive open mic at the Rex Club in Burney in November experienced a wonderful evening of inspirational talent.

On February 12, there  will  be an opportunity to experience Hope is Alive! 5 at Lulu’s Café in Redding beginning at 6 p.m.. The event will feature spoken word, singers, songwriters, dancers, and other performers.

The theme of the evening is “The Power of Love.” So anyone who has a song, poem, story or whatever that celebrates the power of love is welcome to  come sign up and perform.  Those who would like to perform should come at 5:30 to sign up.

Other good news is that there will be another Hope is Alive Open Mike in Burney in May!

Hope is Alive! open mics are sponsored by Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency in conjunction with the Community Education Committee and community partners and advisory boards. Funding for this event is provided through the Mental Health Services Act. To learn more visit

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