Desert Messenger

May 2, 2012

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Page 8 Around Town May 2nd, 8am Coffee With Cops Quartzsite Police Department in- vites you to Town Hall for "Coffee with Cops" on the fi rst Wednes- day of each month from 8am-9am. ...and donuts, too! Join Quartz- site Police Chief Jeff Gilbert and Quartzsite Police offi cers on the fi rst 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. May 5th, Free Family Movie night Quartzsite Substance Abuse Pre- vention Coalition is sponsoring a Free Family Movie Night May 5th at 6:00 pm in Town Hall. The movie is "Hop" (Rated PG) importance of family. "The laughs don't stop in this movie treat for all ages!" — Pete Hammond, of Bos Offi ce. Each parent bringing their chil- dren will be entered into a draw- ing for a Gift Certifi cate to Silly Al's Pizza that will serve a Family of 4. He was destined to be the Easter Bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock! When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hol- lywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rockstar drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together the two en- counter a series of hilarious mis- haps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the Got Water? Need Plumbing? Call: Dennis Dole GD Plumbing & Supply 928-580-1741 Licensed • Bonded• Insured K 37 ROC 2114 May 9, Health Fair Parker La Paz Regional Hospital is Cel- ebrating National Hospital Week May 7-11, 2012. The Health Fair will be held Wed., May 9th from 7:30 - 11 am at La Paz Regional Hospital in the for- mer front lobby • FREE glucose and cholesterol testing (fasting required) • FREE oximetry testing FREE blood pressures • FREE bone densities FREE oc- cult blood test kits • FREE educational health infor- mation • PSA Testing for $30.00 • Hospital Tours Sponsored by La Paz Regional Hospital and Clinics. For more in- formation call (928) 669-9201 Quartzsite- TOPS- Take Off Pounds Sensibly is now meeting at Split Rail RV Park Rec. Hall on Tuesday morn- ings. Weigh in from 7:15am-8:00am, The Meeting is from 8:15am - 9:00am. TOPS Club, Inc. is the original, non- TOPS in Quartzsite thru the summer profi t, weight-loss support and well- ness education organization. TOPS promotes successful, affordable weight management with a hands-on pounds- off approach.Weekly meetings provide a supportive, educational environment where people are encouraged and not judged. Now the club meets all year round in Quartzsite! 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 Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 Cinco de Mayo dinner On Thursday, May 3rd, the eighth grade class at Quartzsite Elementary School will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Festive Family Dinner The dinner will include one home- made beef burrito, a tamale, rice and beans, with chips and fresh Salsa & Dessert! All for only $6/person A Child's Plate is Available for only $3 Bean & Cheese burrito with Rice and Beverage Thursday May 3rd Quartzsite Elementary School Gymnasium 5:00 PM All proceeds will benefi t the annual end of year eighth grade trip May 2, 2012 New VA clinic in Blythe Blythe, CA - Veteran's Administra- tion's (VA) new Blythe Rural Health Clinic facility, held an open house last week, located at 1273 W. Hobsonway in Blythe, California. The clinic operates just like a local doctor's offi ce where patients are seen by scheduled ap- pointment. The clinic is not an emer- gency center. Patients will be seen by VA Loma Linda providers using video conferencing. Features include: Read Desert MESSENGER ONLINE @ • Primary care services for Veterans in the Blythe area. • Handicapped Accessible: full and easy access for all Veterans. • Specialty care referrals to the Loma Linda VA Medical Center. • Blood drawing and routine x-ray ser- vices available. • Routine prescriptions processed through the mail or My HealtheVet . Not Registered with the VA? Staff from the Riverside County Veter- ans Affairs will take applications from Veterans on: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located in the County Administration Building at 260 N. Broadway in Blythe. Once completed they will send these applications and copies of discharge papers to VA Loma Linda Medical Center. The preregistration staff will enter your information and schedule an appointment for eligible Veterans. Want to make appointment? Those Veterans already seen at a VA clinic can call (760) 921-1224 and staff will schedule an appointment at the Blythe VA Rural Health Clinic. Driving Directions From the I-10, take exit 239 for Love- kin Blvd. Turn north onto Lovekin Blvd. Turn left (west) onto Hobson Way. Clinic will be on your right. DENTURES $350 Full Set QUARTZSITE SNOWBIRD SPECIAL: Same Day Dentures and 1 Hour Reline/Repairs!! Dental Laboratory Service Call: 623-444-4013 • Goodyear, AZ

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