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July 18, 2012

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Page 8 Around Town July 25th Dessert Social Fundraiser for the local Salvation Army. Dessert Social will be held Wed. July 25th from 6-8pm at Main St. Eatery, 205 E. Main St., Quartzsite. July 26th Community Center Ground Breaking 9am The Town of Quartzsite invites the community to attend the Ground- breaking Ceremony for the new Community Center on Thursday, July 26th at 9am. The ceremony will take place at Town Park, just west of football fi eld, off E. Quail. Entrance on Chandler and Emerald. Groundbreaking ceremonies are an expression of optimism, hope for the future, and celebration. Speakers include local and county offi cials along with community leaders. of YOUR Community Center on Thursday, July 26th at 9am. There will be light refreshments follow- ing the ceremony. If you need transportation call Town Hall at 928-927-4333. Please join in the celebration August 1st 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! For more information call the sta- tion at 928-927-4644. August 2 Social Media 101 Basic beginner's class on the power of Social Media. For individuals, businesses & organizations. $5/ person. 6:30pm at Desert Gardens RV Park Rec. Room. For more in- formation call Rain 541-218-2560. Aug. 8th Dessert Social Fundraiser for Proud Neighbors of Quartzsite(PNQ). Dessert social will be held Wed. July 25th from 6-8pm at Main St. Eatery, 205 E. Main St., Quartzsite. August 17 Church picnic The Annual Church Community Picnic will be held on Friday, Au- gust 17th at the Senior Center. Open to all. Salome High School invites like to invite the parents of Quartsz- ite and Ehrenberg students, who are interested in sending their children to SHS to an informative question and answer session. July 23rd at Quartzsite Elemen- tary Library at 6:00 p.m. July 24th at Ehrenberg Elemen- tary Room 5 at 6:00 p.m. For additional information please contact school at 928-859-3453. parents to ask questions Salome High School (SHS) would AWC Quartzsite Learning Beat the heat! Shop for DEALS in our new air conditioned thrift store! SUMMER HOURS: Open 8am-12 noon NEW ITEMS arriving daily! all summer! Closed Sundays 101 S. Moon Mountain Rd. Quartzsite For more information, contact Salvation Army at 928-927-3636 Center Fall Fiesta Aug. 16 The AWC Quartzsite Learning Cen- ter welcomes its returning students, new students, and anyone consider- ing starting college to their semester kick off bash, the "Fall Fiesta." This celebration of the start of the 2012-13 school year will be held on Thursday, August 16th, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Students are invited to share a delicious Mexican dinner and hear about some of the helpful re- sources available to them during their studies at Arizona Western College. Students are welcome to bring a friend or family members to this event which will be held in the multipurpose room at the Quartzsite Learning Center, 695 N. Kofa Av- enue. For more information, call the center at (928) 927-8299. July 18, 2012 Cemetery News By Dinice Ross, Hi Jolly Cemetery It will be another busy October again for the Hi Jolly Cemetery. The evening of October 5th is the beginning of our Plant and Cactus Sale. It will start on Friday the 5th at 4:00pm to 6:00pm and continue on Saturday 9:00am until 3:00pm. We are still taking donations of plants (in containers) to be put in the plant sale. All plants in contain- ers – cactus, trees, bushes, house plants, etc. can be dropped off at the Bakery and put under the large tree to the right of the Bakery. They will be watered and treated with the best of care until the plant sale. So – bring them on! Now for the 2nd annual Spirit Walk – yes – We are going to let them tell you some more stories October27th 2012. We had such a grand time last year; we are mak- ing it an annual event - and what an event it will be! You will learn a little more history from our pio- neers in the Hi Jolly Cemetery, a lit- tle more hamming it up at selected gravesites and you will go back in time to a period in Quartzsite when mining ruled. This will be held at the Pioneer Section of Hi Jolly Cemetery, it is free and it will be a fun, histori- cal walk into the past. Players will transform themselves into the "Spirits" of Quartzsite's past, telling you of their trials and tribulations. Mark these days on your calendar. Come join the fun – buy a plant, beautify your land. Talk to a "Spirit and roam through yesteryear. RV & TRUCK REPAIR BEST AUTO SERVICE YOU CAN DEPEND ON! 585 N. Central Quartzsite Open Mon-Fri 8-5 928-927-8787 Johnny DelPino, Owner

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