Desert Messenger

September 21, 2011

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October 5, 2011 Hello Neighbors, Sep. 11, 2011 Memorial Tribute at the Town Park Pavilion in memory of the 9/11/01 tragedy where so many inno- cent people lost their lives, to honor them and their families. We can use this year's memorial to promote healing nationwide, starting right here in Quartzsite, to treat each other with respect and dignity, rec- ognizing we do have rights-the right to be free from fear of being bullied, of being threatened with bodily harm or your business being boycotted be- cause you disagree with someone. Promote each other's business and Quartzsite. Shop local, and be proud of your Town. If you were not at the football field for the free movie last Sat. night you missed a real winner! Once again it was great to see the youngsters enjoying the water slide. We enjoyed stargazing too. Hopefully there will be another free movie night in Oct. Don't miss it. Enjoying the cooler weather? Bye for now, Patricia Anderson Quartzsite Town Council Logo Design Contest Quartzsite Substance Abuse Preven- tion Coalition (QSAPC) is sponsoring a Logo Design Contest! You can win a FREE IPod Shuffle if your have the winning design! Submit your design by Friday, Octo- ber 14th for consideration! Winning designs will be based on creativity, aesthetic and practical application. The winner will be selected by popular vote on Saturday, October 22nd at the Red Ribbon Week kickoff event held at the Town Park! Be sure to mark your calendars for this family fun day! Red Red Ribbon Week is the nation's oldest and largest drug prevention pro- gram in the nation reaching millions of Americans during the last week of October every year. By wearing red ribbons and participating in commu- nity anti-drug events, young people pledge to live a drug-free life and pay tribute to DEA Special Agent Enriqué "Kiki" Camarena, who was kidnapped, brutally tortured, and murdered by Mexican drug traffickers. For full details and logo design rules, see the ad on page 8 of this issue. Not only will the winning design be seen ALL OVER TOWN… on posters, on t- shirts, on the web, on banners, etc. but the design winner will receive an iPod Shuffle prize! So get creative and have fun! Desert Challenge Oct. 15 Best in the Desert Racing Associa- tion announces that the BlueWater Desert Challenge is on its way to the Parker Area again this year. The two-day race begins with the time trials on Thursday, October 13. Thursday night, General Tire will host a party in "The Dig" Lounge at BlueWater Resort & Casino. On Friday, October 14, Contingency will be held at the BlueWater Re- sort & Casino. Racing will be on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16. Awards will be presented Sunday evening. This is a very exciting and fun two- day event. The course is loaded with unusual signage pointing out the unique features of this race. "The Matterhorn", "The John Wayne Gorge", "The Haunted House" and "Devils' Drop" are just some of the landmarks of this very cool race. Casey Folks says, "This sport is on an incline. That's unbelievable for a total disposable-income sport in this economy." That's probably because Casey puts on the best rac- ing events in the world and has the highest safety standards in the in- dustry. The mandatory stop before the pit and a 25 MPH speed limit through the pit will be strictly en- forced. One popular spectator area will be the "P mountain" side of Shea Road. There will be no parking on the "Town" side of Shea Road, just like last year. The entire area will again be well-signed for spectator and driver safety. Please listen to the Best in the Desert Racing Offi- cials. Their number one priority is SAFETY. Please pay special atten- tion to the signage. It is there for a reason: SAFETY. Wayne's Pet Service Need someone to take care of your pet(s), in your home, while away? REASONABLE RATES! Call 928-927-4329 The Colorado River Indian Tribes Camping and ORV Fees are as fol- lows:Camping: $15 Daily (Over- night Camping) $40 (Weekend Pass – October 13, 14, 15 &16) Off Road Vehicle Decal (ORV): ORV for duration of the race $25.00 ORV Decal for Calendar year $25 per vehicle (Issued at the Fish & Game Office) Documents needed: Driver License and; Registration or; Affidavit or; Receipt or; Bill of Sale or; Title. Please also be aware that NO OPEN FIRES, BURNING OF PAL- LETS OR TIRES WILL BE TOL- ERATED. All fires MUST be within a "tub-like", fire-proof container. No digging holes to make fires. Please follow these very important instructions so everyone will have a good time. In the event of an emergency and you are using your cell phone to call, please use the follow toll-free number: 800-450-4911. This num- ber will get you right to the La Paz County Sheriff Dispatchers for your emergency. Casey is always looking for enthusi- astic volunteers to help with the rac- es. For more information on serving as a volunteer, please call Best in the Desert at 702-457-5775 or visit: For information on where to stay while in the Parker Area please vis- it: or call 928-669-6511 or 928-669-2174. Experienced HANDYMAN Residential and RV Plumbing & Electrical Service & Repair. Minor Carpentry & Yard Work. All Work Guaranteed - FREE Estimates! Call Bud 928-583-3905 Page 5 New Location! Windshield Open All Summer! & Repair Service W. Cowell just north of Post Office & Shell Station Glassweld Certified 928-927-7792 Recycle... it all adds up! Quartzsite Recycle your empty inket cartridges and used cell phones! Help raise funds for the local Arizona Centennial celebration! DROP OFF LOCATIONS: • Horizon Community Bank • Quartzsite Library • Senior Center • General Store • Business Chamber Sponsored by Proud Neighbors of Quartzsite "Zumba Jan" is back at AWC! DITCH THE WORKOUT JOIN THE PARTY! Arizona Western College (AWC) on N. Kofa Ave. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am and 6pm Coming in November: Senior Center Classes Wednesdays 9am QIA Classes Mon. & Wed. 4:45pm 515-418-0442 Michael's

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