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May 16, 2012

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May 16, 2012 BLUES FROM PAGE 1 some of the great blues artists in his career, Blythe native Bill McFadden's band 7 Sons, Fran Banish, blues gui- tarist who is considered one of the best blues players around, The South Main Street Blues Band, and other bands are expected as well. Tickets for the festival are $15.00 per person, and are available at the Blythe Chamber of Commerce (760-922- 8166) or online at blytheriverblues. com. Palo Verde Valley Transit Agency will provide bus service if needed, and local hotels are offering special rates to those going to the festival. There is also RV parking at the Colorado River Campground nearby for only $10.00 per night. For more information about the festival, or to get tickets, please call the Blythe Chamber. This is the fi rst of what is hoped to be an annual event in Blythe, and it is hoped that having local musician Paul Winer perform after his huge success in Quartzsite will bring more people over to Blythe from Quartzsite and sur- rounding areas to see him again, and to enjoy all the other great entertainers that are playing this festival. It's a great way to spend a holiday in the sun with the river nearby for swimming along with all the great music you will hear at the festival, so put this on your calen- dar and make your way to the Quechan Marina on May 26 from 2 p.m. to mid- night for this special event!! BUYS & SELLS GOLD Nature's Nuggets We pay 80% of Spot & Up Gold Sand Concentrates Placer Gold 24 Mesh Size up to Nuggets In Quartzsite over 15 Years! Quartzsite Licensed Business 928-927-5479 Call Richard Construction projects in Quartzsite gin construction in June. The Town of Quartzsite was awarded the CDBG grant funds in 2011. The building will be much larger than originally planned and should be completed by the end of the year. As Councilmember Joe Win- slow, said, "the sky's the limit" on how to use the building; weddings, semi- nars, meetings, dances, concertsfam- ily reunions, etc. ernments (WACOG) Utility Assistance Program provides assistance in paying utility bills to low-income households. Staff and volunteers take applications at numerous locations throughout La Paz, Mohave, and Yuma Counties. WACOG Case Workers assist home- bound applicants when necessary. La Paz County residents: Please call 1-877-829-2284 Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm. Please leave a message with your full name and telephone number and a Case worker will return your call within 2 business days to set up on appoint- ment. Appointments will be schedule every Monday and Tuesday. Just Rambling... We enjoy it when birds gather to relish water available to them. They learn when irrigation water comes on. Gather around puddles to bathe and socialize. Dove, Quail, small birds; an occasional Grackle or two.Never have seen a Road Runner drink. Rabbits wait their turn. It's not like African water holes. No bullying. Provided by Elmer London & Desert Messenger the new construction beginning on Dollar General, located at the corner of Walkover and W. Main. Also this month, the Colorado River Armory gun store will begin building their new store, located on N. Plymouth. The Community Center plans to be- Quartzsite continues to grow with VFW Memorial Day Ceremony May 28, 10am The VFW Ben Scott Post 769 in Quartzsite will be holding Memorial Day services at the Hi Jolly Cem- etery on Monday, May 28 starting at 10:00a.m. Everyone is invited to come and participate in the service-- bring chairs if you have them and be sure to wear a hat. The Ladies Auxiliary of the Post will be going out to the cemetery at 6 a.m. to put wreaths on the tombs of the military personnel who are buried there, and if anyone wishes to help, it would really be appreciated. Help with utility bills The Western Area Council of Gov- There will be guest speakers for the service, and after the ceremony, the Post is hosting fi nger foods for every- one. If you would like to bring some- thing to this get together, it will also be very much appreciated. There will be no smoking at the post during this time, at least until after noon. Come on out to the service and honor those men and women who gave up their lives for our country, and help remember all the sacrifi ces that have been made to ensure the freedoms we enjoy. Quartzsite Learning Center 695 N. Kofa Ave. Quartzsite, AZ 85346 (928) 927-8299 Begin working on your general education requirements or complete an entire degree from the Quartzsite campus: - Business - Education - General Studies - Criminal Justice Register now for summer or fall courses! Watch Quartzsite Videos @ Page 9 Quartzsite Chiropractic $ Adjustments 25 Dr. Michael Cole, D.C. Providing Chiropractic care to Quartzsite! FRIDAY, MAY 25TH 9AM-1PM New Summer Location: 375 E. MAIN ST. QUARTZSITE For more information call: 928-533-4588

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