Desert Messenger

February 2, 2011

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P��� 36 ���.D�����M��������.��� F������� 2, 2011 New Chapter of VFW Riders Richard Aaron, Scholars’ Academy On January 8th [at the Hi Jolly Daze Parade] the newest chapter of the VFW Riders was stood up in Quartzite, Arizona. Borderline AZ chapter covers an area from Parker to Wellton. The mission of the VFW Riders (VFWR) is defi ned as National Resolution 308 from the 2010 National Convention & the Motorcycle Riders Groups policy let- ter signed by the Commander-in-Chief, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States on September 14, 2010. 1) Promote & support the programs of the Vet- erans of Foreign Wars. 2) Promote motorcycle safety programs. 3) To provide a social atmosphere for VFW members who share he same interest. The VFWR is a motorcycle committee made up of members of the VFW & VFW Auxiliaries in good standing. They’re a group within the VFW that enjoys the pastime of motorcycling. They are an offi cial committee of the Department of Arizona VFW. Fire Station Church Monroe Crossing Bluegrass group COMING TO DESERT GOLD - FEB 23, 7PM National and International Bluegrass Group, Monroe Crossing! Reserved seating tickets are on sale now at the Desert Gold Activities Offi ce 9am to Noon M-F.Admittance Price: $7.00 in advance. (The show will run from 7 to approx 9:30pm). Non reserved seating, if available, will be sold for $8.00 at the door. PLEASE JOIN US! CRRAAZY JACK with Redwood Signs & Crafts! IS BACK! Liberty Quartet Friday, February 18, 2011 at 7pm An awesome Gospel group from Idaho! Love offering Changing Hearts...Changing Lives Through Worshipping God & Serving Others 665 W. Tyson Street, Quartzsite Pastor Bruce Swart 928-927-5808 Elyse Tera, L.Ac. See us in our New Location! west of Main St. Laundromat, Quartzsite Lots of Parking! Quartzsite Community Acupuncture Low cost Acupuncture in a friendly community setting Treatment for: Chronic & Acute Pain, Neuropathy, PTSD, Post-Stroke & Post-Cancer Recovery Every Thurs. 9am-3pm No appt. necessary Donations accepted ($15-$40 recommended) 928-246-7410 Crawford’s RV Park 315 E. Main, Quartzsite The Rider committee is the fi rst nationally recognized committee comprised of Comrades of the VFW, Sisters of the Ladies Auxiliary, & Brothers of the Men’s Auxiliary. Events that they participate in include fun runs, funeral escorts for veterans & active duty KIA’s, community service activities, parades, & fundrais- ing for VFW National Home for Children & other charities. Miles ridden for community service exceeded 107,221 from June 2009 to May 2010. The Borderline chapter will be planning a signature ride at some point this year to raise funds for homeless veterans in Arizona. For more information on the VFW Riders please call VFW Post 769 @ 928-927-7697.

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