Desert Messenger

May 18, 2011

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M�� 18, 2011  CONTINUED FROM PAGE 10 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT Around Town FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH MAY 30-JUNE 3 Quartzsite girls and boys, if you’re between the ages of 3-12, then slide into your fl ip-fl ops, grab a pail and shovel, and head for “Oceans of Fun” with Club VBS: Beach Blast at the First Baptist Church on May 30- June 3, 2011, 9am-11am with the motto: “God is Faithful. I Can Dig It!” You will catch the wave of God’s faithfulness as you learn about His love for you through Bible stories, arts and crafts, games and snacks. Registration and trans- portation are FREE. If you’re ready to make a splash, contact Mythyl Todor at 927-6129 or Jill Schultz at (928) 916-0415. Thank You! AWC OFFERS ONLINE COURSES Arizona Western College (AWC) now offers hundreds of online courses YUMA, ARIZONA –Arizona Western College is pleased to announce it now has a program that makes it easy for you to take high-quality, non- credit online courses no matter where you are located. Through a partnership with ed2go, AWC offers hundreds of courses on just about every topic. ���.D����� M��������.��� be accessed 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection. New sessions of each six-week online course start monthly, with two lessons released weekly (for a total of 12). Each high-quality course includes comprehensive lessons, quizzes, assign- ments, and a discussion area. Dedicated instruc- tors facilitate every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facili- tating discussions. Popular course titles include: Creating Web Pages, Accounting Fundamentals, Speed Spanish, Grant Writing, Medical Terminology, and Real Estate Investing. New courses are introduced monthly, so there’s surely something to fi t your needs. To learn more, visit LEARN TO MAKE MOVIES! Summer Film Camp at AWC, Quartzsite These classes are non-credit, $95 each. Students interested in upgrading skills for work or to learn something new. The courses are all online, self- paced, and short-term. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, you’ll gain valuable knowledge at your conve- nience. You’ll have the fl exibility to study at your own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. The courses can IF YOU HAVEN’T BEEN TO AL’S YOU HAVEN’T BEEN TO QUARTZSITE! Famous Gourmet Pizza Thursday Specials: $ 1 Tacos • $ (in house only) KARAOKE Thurs. Fri. Sat. 7pm Full Service Bar 10am-noon & 3:30pm-5:30pm $ $150 Daily Drink Specials Kitchen Open 10am-10pm HAPPY HOURS: 1 Draft 175 W. Main St. 928-927-5585 Serving Quartsite at Same Location for over 20 years! Gift Shop & Restaurant Breakfast & Lunch NO GIMMICKS! Just Great Food! 60 W. Main Street, Quartzsite (next to the Post Office) 928-927-4000 150 OPEN Magaritas 7 am to 2 pm The University of Arizona La Paz County Cooperative Extension and La Paz County Public health Prevention Education will hold a free digital fi lm camp at the Ari- zona Western College Quartzsite Campus on June 14, 15, and 16. From 9am-1pm. All youth aged 12-18 are welcome to register to par- ticipate. Youth will be provided with all necessary in- struction and equipment to design and edit a short (2-3 minute) digital fi lm that will be posted on a fam- ily-friendly website. The camp will encourage creativity, but the fi lms must have a positive theme to it. There will be a family movie night the evening of June 16th, where youth can showcase their fi nished fi lms. There is no registration cost. The Film Camp is limited to the fi rst twenty youth who register. You can register to attend more than one camp. Questions can be di- rected to Brent Strickland, University of Arizona La Paz County Cooperative Extension at 928-669-9843. P��� 15 OPEN SOLAR MEETING BY QUARTZSITE BUSINESS CHAMBER MAY 23 The Quartzsite Business Chamber of Com- merce will hold a special general membership meeting on Monday, May 23rd at 6pm. Guest speaker, Andrea Bereznak, Community Development Consultant from Yuma’s APS of- fi ce, will be speaking about Solar Power and on the effects of several solar tower projects in our area. This special meeting will be held at Casa del Sol RV Park in the Recreation Hall and starts at 6pm, as Andrea will be driving up from Yuma. This meeting is open to the public, so anyone can attend to learn more about solar power and what advantages it will have for our communi- ty. Refreshments will be served. The Business Chamber hopes to have more guest speakers in the coming months. If you have suggestions or would like more informa- tion, contact Quartzsite Business Chamber of Commerce at 928-927-9321. Deadline for June 1st issue of the Desert Messenger is WED. May 25th Email: Phone: 541-218-2560 GET OUT OF THE HOUSE! Join your neighbors for a Fundraising Dessert Social at MAIN STREET EATERY Every Wednesday • 6-8pm 205 E. Main St. Quartzsite JUST DESSERTS! All Desserts $250 Charitable organizations: contact Michelle to fi nd out how this event can benefi t your cause 928-308-0011 OPEN for Dinners Thurs. Fri. Sat. 4-7

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