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All friends of Lee Birch are invited to a farewell party on February 10th at the Ely Senior Center from 11am to 2 pm. The open house is hosted by the White Pine Historical Car club, of which he is a founding member. Lee moved to Ely in 1936 at the age of 14. His next adventure will to be closer to his grandchildren and Great grandchildren in Reno.