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December 15, 2010

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D������� 15, 2010 by Joanne Winer Operation Hero Comfort held a ben- efit for the troops at Town Hall on Dec. 5, and it was a huge success again this year. The money raised will help with postage and items needed for packages that go to the 7 troop units they have adopted, several of which are local military personnel who have recently been deployed. The silent auction was filled with items that were donated by the follow- ing businesses and individuals: Alex Taft, Ameri-Can Trails RV Park, Annuated, Artzy Things, Becky and Mike Kiekhafer, Bad Boys Cafe, Al- ternative Therapies, Anita Carlson, Arizona Ave. Animal Clinic, Audrey Berger, Best Mexican Restaurant, Bill’s Patio Table and Lawn Orna- ments, Blue Water Casino, Bob Howe ���.D�����M��������.��� Troop Benefit a huge success! Enterprises, Bob’s Bargain Barn, The Brown’s, Business Chamber of Com- merce, Cover Creek Emu LLC, Chuck- awalla Prison, D & D Produce, Dan and Dawn Rettagliata, Dan Brown, Derickson’s Jewelry and Repair, Des- ert Messenger, Designs by Dorothy, Dorothy and Toto’s Ice Cream, Grover Furlow, Hardie’s Beads and Jewelry, Heidi and Tommy’s Corner, Herb’s Hardware, Jane Alene Boyles, JD’s Gold and Custom Wood Signs, Jean Winter, JoAnn’s Ice Cream, Fry Bread and Burgers, Jody Splawn, La Casa del Rancho, Lester and Shirley Dupre, Lois Duell, Main Street Eatery, Main Street Laundromat, Mary Roecken, McGoo’s Mini Mart, Montana Boule- vard, Mountain Quail Cafe, Mythical and Wildlife Art, Nature’s Nuggets, Okie Pickers Surplus, Palo Verde Cafe, Fleece and CottonFabric by the Yard & more... Creations by Shirley McKiernan Tyson Wells space S 5-6 behind Rada Cutlery - OPEN JAN. 19 - FEB. 15 951-201-3561 Parker Towing and Storage, Paul and Joanne Winer, Paul Taylor, Pauline Perry, Pet Patio, Promack Treasure Hunters, Quality Socks, Don and Donna, Quartzsite Bakery, Quartz- site Cap and Embroidery, Quartzsite General Store, Quartzsite Library, R. Rocks,. Reader’s Oasis Books, Richard Trusty and Lois Dupre, Robbie Roske and Gloria Roby, Robert Boss, Robert Forrest, Rug Gallery, RV Lifestyles, Sandee Wall, Sandy’s Apparell, Silly Al’s, Sock-it-to-me, Sundance Trading Co., Sunsetters RV Park, Three Sisters Kettle Corn, Virginia Sheesley, With- ington by Design. A very special thank you to everyone who came out and bid on the items-- they helped raise over $1500.00, which was matched by funds from Thrivent for Lutherans again this year!! Thanks also to all the volunteers who helped set up and break down and worked at the event, and to Town Hall for host- ing this fundraiser again this year. The troops will receive extra packages along with all the signed cards that were collected at the event. P��� 7 HOLLYWOOD PETS Mobile Grooming Professionally groomed by Robin Barbour Award winning groomer! 22 years experience! Pamper your pet in our state-of-the-art fully mobile grooming parlor Best Rates in Town! Call for an appt. We’re back @ Sunsetters RV Park 218-670-0626 Jim Buys! Need Cash for Christmas? Jim is interested in buying almost anything of value! If it doesn’t eat or need to be watered, chances are Jim will take it off your hands, and pay you CASH! CONVENIENTLY LOCATED DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM MCDONALD’S IN QUARTZSITE, JIM IS EASY TO FIND. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, Inc. is now hiring near you! • Restaurant Team Members • Evening & Overnight shifts available • All shifts available • Competitive pay DOE • Must work a flexible shift (Weekends & Holidays) Please apply at: P.O. Box 120 Quartzsite, Arizona 85346 (405) 927-8570 Scrap gold, Gold Coins, .999 Bars & ingots, Dental Gold, All gold Marked 10K, 14K, 18K, Foreign coins, Silver coins, Old U. S. Coins, Proof Sets, U.S. Large Cents, All Type Coins, Old Postcards, Old U.S. and Foreign Paper Money, Stock Certificates, Famous Autographs, Hand Tools, Pocket Knives, Medals ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES: Fountain pens: Shaeffer, Parker, Water- man, Mont Blaunc, All Gold, Silver, or Fancy Pens and Mechanical Pen- cils, Old Pocket Watches, Stem Wind Wristwatches, even if they don’t work! Cast Iron Banks & Toys, Cast Iron Cook Ware, Grizwald, Wagoner, and Door stops, Old Tin Toys (Wind up & Battery Operated), Red Line Hot Wheels, Lionel & Marx Train Sets; We Buy Single Pieces! There is no obligation to sell, and the value assessment is free of charge! 1240 W. MAIN ST. • QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA Desert Messenger is now online @

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