Desert Messenger

November 20, 2019

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WHAT'S INSIDE 3 Gyspy Wagyn Band honored 4 OHV decal info 5 Operation Hero Comfort 5 Food Bank update 6 Editorial 7 Letter to the Editor 7 Soup & Chowder Fest 8 Santa's Workshop 9 Restaurants 9 Art Guild update 10 Musuem updates 12 Around Town 12 Christmas Parade 15 Marriage Announcement 16 Open House 17 Shop Small Saturday 18 Art Show winners 19 AZ Treasure Yee visit 20 Rainbow Acres Christmas 21 The Salvation Army 22 Fake Service Animals 23 OHV Staging Area Grant 24 Census info 24 Herb Mama 25 Nancy's Kitchen 26 Churches 28 Puzzles 29 Classifeds 29 Paul Winer's Cartoon • "Quartzsite's FREE Community Paper" • 928-916-4235 WEDNESDAY, November 20, 2019 VOL. 16 # 309 Now in our 1 6 t h YEAR! Alwa y s FREE! 25 Nancy's Kitchen ����� | C������� �� J��� B����� ����� | S������ RAIN G�����-B��� QES Volleyball team honored at Town Council meeting The public is invited to attend the Quartzsite Community Expo Friday, November 22nd at the Senior Center. This free event, hosted by Quartzsite Chamber & Tour- ism and the newly formed Quartzsite Coalition, is sched- uled for 10am-2pm to showcase Local Businesses, Service Providers & Agencies, Clubs, Non-Profi t Organizations, Civic Entities, Health Care, Veterans Services, Recreation & more! Chamber President Shanana Rain Golden-Bear said the expo is an opportunity for local businesses and organiza- tions to connect with families and visitors, to share the va- riety of services they offer. There will be lots of information, volunteer and job op- portunites, oh, yes, and freebies, too. If you're interested in having a space at the Expo, the sug- gested donation to the Senior Center is only $5/table. As space is limited, please call the Chamber to Reserve your space 928-927-5200. So come out to the Senior Center and see what Quartzsite has to offer, Friday, November 22nd from 10am-2pm. The Senior Center is located at 40 Moon Mountain Ave. Community Expo planned Nov. 22 Celebration of Life planned for Paul Winer Sunday, Nov. 24 A Celebration of Life is being planned for Paul Winer, who was one of Quartzsite's most noted residents who died in his sleep May 7th, after a lengthy illness at the age of 75. The public is invited to attend the Cel- ebration to be held 1pm Sunday, Novem- ber 24th at the Quartzsite Improvement Association, located at 235 E. Ironwood Ave. Winer was the owner of Readers Oa- sis Book Storewell known worldwide as the The Quartzsite Elementary School (QES) Volleyball team was honored during the Town of Quartzsite's regular Council Meet- ing of Tuesday, November 12, 2019. They were celebrating their 2nd place at the LePera Volleyball Tournament on Satur- day, October 26th, 2019. TOP PHOTO: Left to right: Fernanda Molina, Genesis Magana, Jade Lane, Giselle Magana, Jannely Zavala, Arianna Ashley "Naked Bookseller." He was also a Boogie Woogie Blues musician and entertainer known as "Sweet Pie." In 1994, at the age of 8, his daughter, Celia, died of a viral heart in- fection, and the Winers created Celia's Rainbow Gardens in Quartzsite Town Park in memory of her. The Celebration of Life will include live music, stories, and of course, sharing of countless memories.

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