Desert Messenger

April 18, 2012

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April 18, 2012 Blythe singer moves on to state finals Bythe, Calif.- The fi rst place winner from the March 31, 2012 Texaco Country Showdown during the Colorado River Fair was "Blaze", aka Dale Baum of Blythe. Second place went to Aderiana Vasquez of Blythe and third place went to Ryan Reyes, who is originally from Blythe but now lives in San Diego. Ten contestants competed this year for the Texaco Country Showdown spon- sored by KJMB, The Colorado River Fair and RiverMartin Productions. Blaze will now advance to the State Finals, held Oct. 6 at Wild Horse Casino in Phoe- nix, and have the opportunity to win $1,000. Judges for this year's completion were Dee Coats, Tim Walker of Walker Enter- tainment and the judge/announcer was Norm Nielsen. Community forum Cenpatico Behavioral Health is invit- ing Quartzsite, Parker and surround- ing communities to attend their com- munity forum on Wednesday, May 2, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Place: Blake School Auditorium, 701 S. Navajo Avenue Parker, Arizona Join us for some great information on what help is available from Cenpatico for you and your family! Share your concerns and ask Terry Stevens, the CEO, your questions and give her your ideas on how to improve services in your community! Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. Cenpatico Behavioral Health will be the behavioral healthcare leader in the delivery of locally focused, innovative, compassionate and cost effective solutions for communities. CBH provides quality, cost-effective behavioral health services and prod- ucts to members, employers, schools, health plans and medical groups. We earn our customers' trust by insuring satisfaction with the outcome of every contact with CBH: our products, services and people. Cenpatico is located 1501 W. Foun- tainhead Parkway•Suite 360•Tempe, AZ 85282•1-866-495-6738 Brochure features The Desert Survivor: Quartzsite's 1,050 year old Ironwood tree The Arizona Centennial Witness Tree booklets are now available at Town Hall showcasing Quartzsite's famous 1,050 year old Ironwood tree. The Arizona Community Tree Council, Inc. named the tree "The Desert Sur- vivor" which is included with only 10 other trees "witnessing" the 100 years of Arizona statehood. These trees are dedicated as part of Arizona's Centennial, verifi ed to have witnessed Arizona's statehood from February 14, 1912 to February 14, 2012 For further information, including image sources, locations, historicial sources, visit www.aztrees. org/azcentennial. Election deadlines Town of Quartzsite May 15, 2012 General Election deadlines Public Service Announcement from La Paz County Recorder: The Recorder's Offi ce would like to remind all citizens of La Paz County that it is NEVER TOO EARLY to register to vote. Registration forms are available at all Post Offi ces, APS, Justice Courts, Town Hall and the Recorder's Offi ce. You may call 928- 669-6136 or 1-888-526-8685 and request an application be sent to you. If you have moved or changed your mailing address, you will need to complete a new form to update your registration. DON'T WAIT; pick up an Page 9 application or call the La Paz County Recorder's Offi ce today. Voter registration deadline was April 16, 2012 Early Voting starts: April 19, 2012 Satellite Voting: April 30, 2012 10am-1pm Quartzsite Town Hall Last Day to request ballot by mail is May 4, 2012 Last day to vote at the Recorder's Offi ce is May 11, 2012 Remember- the implementation of Proposition 200 requires every voter to show ID at the polls that match the information on fi le with the Record- er's voter registration rolls. Proposi- tion 200 mandates one picture ID or two non-picture IDs as proof of identifi cation when voting. What about... Is it VISIT WITH Town Council Candidates true... SUNDAY, APRIL 22ND Joe Winslow, Barbara Cowell and Jerry Lukkasson Main St. Eatery Parking Lot Free Hot Dogs & Ice Cream 205 E. Main St. Quartzsite The Town will be placing a plaque signifying the importance of the thou- sand year old witness to Quartzsite's history. Watch for details. There's a walking path just north of the La Paz courthouse driveway, off Plymouth. The tree is located across the wash. The free brochures are available at Town Hall, 465 N. Plymouth, Quartz- site. For more information contact Town Hall at 928-927-4333. General Store Quartzsite FOR ALL YOUR GROCERY NEEDS! OPEN 7 DAYS 8AM-6PM SALES RUN THURS.-SAT. (NEW FLYER TUES.) 410 E. MAIN ST. QUARTZSITE Fresh Meats (retail & wholesale) 928-927-6310 A.P.S. Pay Station AZ Lottery & Pick Fish & Game Licenses Beer & Wine • US Military trained w/ 30 plus years experience • Satisfaction Guaranteed! • Partials starting at $175 FULL SERVICE SALON See us for all your hair needs! Perms, Cuts, Colors and All Nail Services: Manicures, Acrylic, Gels and Shellac. We also do Pedicures. Come in and try our new pedicure massage chair. Tanning bed packages available! Corner of Moon Mt. & Cowell • Quartzsite • 928-927-5400 QUARTZSITE'S ONLY YEAR ROUND SALON DENTURES $350 Full Set QUARTZSITE SNOWBIRD SPECIAL: Same Day Dentures and 1 Hour Reline/Repairs!! Dental Laboratory Service Call: 623-444-4013 • Goodyear, AZ AT 3PM

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