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May 18, 2011

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M�� 18, 2011 GETTING HOME HEALTH CARE Local patients can be referred to Api- smellis Home Care Services by their physician, case manager, social work- er, hospital discharge planner, family, friends or by patient request. Care is prescribed by a physician to address the patient’s illness, chronic condition or disability. Services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid BlueCross/Blue Shield, Ari- zona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) and the list continues to grow! Services Available 24 horrs a day, seven days a week, and include: • Home Health Visits, Wound Care • Home Infusion, IV Therapy • Home Health Aides-Bathing Needs • Durable Medical Equipment-Toilet Seat Risers, Walkers, Wheelchairs, Shower Chairs, Bedside Commode • Social Services, meals on wheels, LifeLine-watch or necklace that imme- diately contacts emergency services Angela Meek, Community Liaison Offi ce 928-669-0010 ���.D�����M��������.��� PRESCHOOLERS ENJOY CINCO DE MAYO By Lisa DeHaven Little Scholars’ Preschool Director After spending most of my life in Kentucky, I have fi nally realized just how important the celebration of Cinco de Mayo is for the United States. I worked in the Kentucky school systems and we always talk- ed about Cinco de Mayo, but we did not really get the meaning be- hind the festivities. This Cinco de Mayo (May 5th), the Little Scholars invited their par- ents to prepare a meal to celebrate with us this holiday. We played games taught to us by some of the mothers with a Mexican heritage and feasted on delicious food. I especially enjoyed the Horchata and the other drink made from a fl ower! We learned about the fa- mous Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, where approximately 4000 Mexicans defeated about 8000 French. The French leader did not Adults Sunday: Bible Study (8am – Main Sanctuary) Worship (9:30am – Main Sanctuary) Book of Acts Study (6pm – Main Sanctuary) Wednesday: Prayer & Bible Study (6pm – Main Sanctuary) Saturdays: Snacks & Discussion (6pm – Call for Loca� on) Children Sunday: (9:30am – Classrooms 1 &2) Thursday: Club 345 (3:45pm – 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades) P��� 13 think highly of the United States at that time. If the French would have been victorious in this battle, our United States would be different. I am very proud to be a member of this community which respects other cultures and embraces the knowledge that can be gained from working together as citizens of this wonderful country. Pictured above: Left to right, Camilla Martinez Yeira Avilex Chloe Castillo of Little Scholars’ Preschool, Quartzsite, Arizona Pastor Jeff Jones (928) 502-0492 Asst. Pastor Jeremiah Holcombe (928) 916-9571 Teens Sunday: Sunday School (9:30am – Teen Lounge) High School Group (6pm – Teen Lounge) Wednesday: Jr. High Group (6pm – Teen Lounge) Friday: WRECK Nite (6pm – Fellowship Hall) Offi ce: (928) 927-5332 Website: E-mail: Everyone’s Welcome! Need a Ride? Give us a Call

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