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February 15, 2012

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Page 12 Around Town from Page 11 Feb. 20 Bob Kelley Memorial 11am Memorial Service for Quartzsite's Council Member Bob Kelley will be held Monday, February 20th at 11am at the Quartzsite Im- provement Association (QIA). QIA is located at 235 E. Ironwood, Quartzsite. Reception will follow. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Hospice of Havasu. March 3rd Chili Cookoff & Rock Auction The 3rd Annual Rock Auction will be held Saturday, March 3rd, along with the Chili Cook-off. For more information, down- load rules and entry form at www.Quartz- QIA Welcome Back Snowbirds! Office hours: 9am-12 noon. Tues. Feb. 21st, 7pm Dollan Ellis $6 Donation Tues. Feb. 28 7pm Gem & Mineral Society USO Variety Show $3 donation Tues. March 6th, 7pm Jack Jackson Country Music $6 donation Tues. March 13th 7pm Extra Touch Gospel Music $6 donation • WEDNESDAY NIGHT DANCE 7-10pm, "On the Road Again" $3 donation • SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE is back! 7-10pm with "The Westernairs" $3 donation. • CRAFT FAIR: 1st Sat. of every month at 9am-1pm. Handcraft- ed items only. Cinnamon rolls in the morning & lunch at noon. 928-927-6325 235 E. Ironwood St., Quartzsite 425 N. Central (Hwy. 95) OPEN 7 DAYS/WEEK 8:00am - 5:00pm Auto pay RV DUMP Cash or Credit Card PROPANE OPD Valves Custom Hoses Recertification Refills Tanks WATER R/O Ozone Water RV Potable Water R/O ICE with full hookups R/O WATER 5 GAL/ $1 RV PARK 928-927-3714 March 7, 8am Coffee With Cops Quartzsite Police Department invites you to Town Hall for "Coffee with Cops" on the first Wednesday of each month from 8am- 9am. ...and donuts, too! Join Quartzsite Police Chief Jeff Gilbert and Quartzsite Po- lice officers on the first Wednesday of each month! Here's your chance to bring your questions and concerns to the Quartzsite Police Department. For more information call the station at 928-927-4644. March 18 Celia's Gardens Party in Park The Annual Party in the Park will be held March 18th. Watch for more details. March 20 Paul Winer Concert If you missed the sold-out January concert, Paul Winer returns to the QIA March 20th for one more show at 7pm. Tickets are still only $5/person at the door. The 2012 Arizona Good Sam Samboree is February 29 - March 3 at the Yuma Fair- grounds in Yuma, AZ. This year's Samboree theme is "Celebrating Arizona Heritage." We invite you to join us for seminars, en- tertainment, arts and crafts show, games, and vendors. Join fellow RV'ers and share your rig and road experiences. Daily walk- ins welcome. Make your registrations to- day! Visit for a Registration form. If you have questions, call Joyce Anderson at 602-501-9535. Quartzsite Rotary meets every Tuesday at noon for lunch at Silly Al's Pizza. Please stop in and meet with local business own- ers and civic leaders. They have working on many plans for the upcoming year. 24th Annual Ren Festival thru April 1 Get ready, as one of the nation's largest and most picturesque Renaissance Festivals creates merriment below the foothills of the Supersti- tion Mountains. Cheer for brave knights and roam a 30-acre festival village filled with cas- tles, cottages and pubs, and 12 stages of non- stop performances of music, dance and come- dy. Foolish pleasures mix with artisan treasures as you shop, eat, and revel with a cast of nearly 2,000 colorfully costumed characters. When: Saturdays and Sundays through April 1 Gates open with a cannon shot at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m., rain or shine. Where: The Festival is located east of Apache Junction on U.S. Highway 60, just east of Gold Canyon Golf Resort. From Phoenix: US Hwy 60 EAST past Gold Canyon Golf Resort to the Festival. Advance admission at FRYS food state- wide is $20.00 for Adults, $10.00 for chil- dren ages 5-12. Children under five are always free. Admission is 2 dollars more, except for seniors, when purchased at the Festival gate. Discount senior tickets (60 and older) are $19.00 at the gate. Tickets and Festival Info available on-line: Ren- Free parking, courtesy of Fry's food stores. February 15, 2012 Quartzsite election March 13, 2012 Quartzsite will hold a primary elec- tion March 13. Mayoral candidates are Ed Foster, Jerry Lukkasson and Jen- ny Miles. There are two open council seats with four-year terms. Candidates are Sean Austin, Starr Bearcat, Barba- ra Cowell(incumbent), Jennifer Jones, Bill Moore, Mark Orgeron, Dean Tay- lor, Joe Winslow(incumbent), and Pa- tricia Workman. Running in the special election for a two-year term, vacated by Mayor Jose Lizarraga, is Mike Jewitt (incumbent). John Prutch filed papers to be a write- in candidate. Quartzsite voters will also decide one question: Shall the Town of Quartzsite re- peal its ordinance providing for the direct election of the Mayor? Voters will select either yes or no. Voter registration deadline is was Feb. 13. Early voting begins Feb. 16. The last day to request a ballot by mail is March 2, and the last day to vote early at the La Paz County Recorder's office is March 9. If you need to change your mailing address, it's easy, just call the Recorder's Office. Or you can register online and check the current status of your voter registration at www.azsos. gov. There will be a satellite early vot- ing on Monday, March 5th from 10am-2pm at Town Hall, 465 N. Plymouth, Quartzsite. La Paz County Recorder, 1112 Joshua Ave., Ste. 20, Parker, AZ. 928-669-6136. END THE CYCLE! Elect Jenny MILLS FOR MAYOR 30 Years Business Management I WILL Represent Everyone! For more information, visit Paid for by Jenny Mills PO Box 2002, Quartzsite, AZ 85346

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