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April 17, 2013

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10 around town APRIL 20- PTA CAR WASH The QES PTA will hold a Car Wash at the Shell Station beginning at 9am and ending when it slows down. APRIL 17- 3PM TOWN HALL MEETING Town of Quartzsite will hold Town Hall meetings the third Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be held Wed. APRIL 17th at 3:00pm at the new Community Center, APRIL 23- 9AM TOWN COUNCIL 295 Chandler, Quartzsite. A quorum of council Town of Quartzsite regular meeting will be held members may be present, however no official at 9am at Town Hall. business will be conducted by the mayor or council. For more information call Town Hall at APRIL 25- 9:30AM FIRST THINGS FIRST The public is invited to the next Regional Part- 928-927-4333. nership Council meeting, which will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25, at the Arizona TOWN OF QUARTZSITE Western College Quartzsite Learning Center, VOLUNTEER BOARDS MEET: 695 Kofa Avenue. For more information on First Things First, call (928) 854-8732 or visit Volunteer Boards meetings take place at Quartzsite Town Hall, 465 N. Plymouth. Volunteers are needed MAY 1 - 8AM COFFEE WITH COPS Quartzsite Police Department invites you to Town Hall for "Coffee with Cops" on the first Wednesday of each month from 8am-9am. ...and donuts, too! Join Quartzsite Police Chief Jeff Gilbert and Quartzsite Police officers on the first Wednesday of each month! Here's your chance to bring your questions and concerns to the Quartzsite Police Department. For more information call the station at 928927-4644. to sit on town boards which advise the council on the future of Quartzsite. Please call Town Hall if you'd like to participate at 928-927-4333. 1st Monday 3pm Hi Jolly Cemetery Board 2nd Tuesday 4pm Health & Development Board 2nd & 4th Tuesday 7pm RV Parks, Swap Meet, Vendor Board (last meeting April 9) 2nd Thursday 9am Municipal Utility Administrative Committee 3rd Tuesday 10am Park & Recreation Board 3rd Tuesday 4pm Planning & Zoning Commission VFW Post 769 VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS 120 S. Palo Verde Quartzsite, AZ 928-927-7697 UPCOMING ACTIVITIES Burger Night 2nd Thursday of the month Weekly Friday Fish Fry Comrades Meeting 1st Saturday 9am VFW Riders meeting 1st Saturday of the month at 2PM Mens Auxiliary Meeting: 1st Tuesday 6pm Ladies Auxiliary Meeting: 1st Tuesday 6:30pm, Senior Center House Committee meeting: CHECK CALENDAR This is a smoking establishment • Members & Guests Only for Alcohol Service April 17, 2013 CORE to meet April 17 Parker, AZ - The Community Outreach Resource Exchange (CORE) will hold a presentation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 17 at the La Paz Career Center, 1113 Kofa Avenue. The goal of CORE is to provide job seeker assistance and matching employers with persons seeking jobs. Among the subjects to be covered will be Workforce Investment Act programs, on-the-job training, English Language Learners class information, the Dislocated Worker Program (layoffs), classroom training, job search assistance, Basic Education/GED Classes, and other subjects. Event organizers said this was a great opportunity to bring together community resources, employment opportunities and educators to one local setting to create a "one stop" for informational handouts and resources to share with our local community. In extending an invitation to the community, event organizers said, "This will also be a perfect opportunity to introduce your programs to our local partners and potentially expand your contacts. Please contact us via e-mail or phone calls reserving your space." For more information, contact Ramona Duran at the La Paz Career Center at 928-669-9812. Her e-mail is AWC offers career in Emergency Medical Services Arizona Western College (AWC) is seeking qualified applicants for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Academy. Participants accepted into the program will: Study all techniques of emergency care currently considered as responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician; Work towards the development of skills in recognizing signs and symptoms of illness and injury, and proper procedures of emergency care; Study anatomy, physiology, triage, patient assessment, and stabilization of patients. Class starts May 2, 2013 Applications for the Program are Due 4-25-13 by 5:00 PM Applications are now available at the La Paz County AWC locations. Stop by and see us at 695 N. Kofa in Quartzsite, or 1109 S Geronimo in Parker. For more information and/or questions on the application process, class time and days, or fees, please call 928-927-8299 or 928-6692214. Arizona Western College. Your College. Your Community. PUBLISHER'S NOTICE: All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination." DUMP THE DRUGS in Quartzsite! Do you have expired or unused medications? Dispose safely at Quartzsite Police Dept. Mon - Fri. 8am-5pm Sponsored by QSAPC Quartzsite Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition

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