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December 5, 2012

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December 5, 2012 La Paz Focus Futured II update Quartzsite, AZ -D.L. Wilson of La Paz Economic Development Corporation, presented an update of the APSsponsored Focus Futured II Strategic Plan for Economic Development to council members and the public on Tuesday, Nov. 27th. The ���ve-year economic development plan will be unveiled to the public on Wed. Dec. 12th at BlueWater Resort. The program is a community-driven planning process that presents four initiatives that contribute to the development of a vibrant economy and community where residents and businesses thrive. ���The Plan is intended to be a living, evolving document that should be regularly reviewed and updated to responde to the changing economy,��� said Wilson, ���as the plan���s development and implementation will require broad community participation.��� Quartzsite Town Council member Patricia Anderson serves on the Action Team, which meets monthly. The group���s four initiatives are: Growing Through Business Development, Hospitality & Tourism, Healthcare Expansion, and Community Development Promoting Quality of Life & Livability. This joint effort includes partnering with local chambers & tourism organizations, civic groups, CRIT, Now Open in Blythe! BLM, APS, AWC, County of La Paz, local Town governments, WACOG, Joint Technology Education District, School Superintendents, Small Business Development Centers, UA Cooperative Extension, Workforce Investment Board, McMullen Valley Water Conservation & Drainage District, La Paz EDC, and La Paz Regional Hospital. The plan focuses on a regional approach to ful���lling a vision for future generations. Please join the Action Team for their presentation Wednesday, Dec. 12th at BlueWater Resort in Parker from 11am1pm. If you are interested in attending, RSVP is required: Call 928-669-8272 or email: For more information visit the website Soccer, Soccer, Soccer It���s time for soccer time in Quartzsite! Kids 3 years old through 8th grade can sign up to play. Adults: we need you help and expertise with coaching and general volunteering. Practices are here in Quartzsite two afternoons a week. The six games (for 4 year-olds and up) are in Blythe on Saturdays starting January 12, 2013. Assistance with rides will be available. The price to play...... whatever you can contribute and help with future fund raising. For more information, to register, coach, or volunteer, call Nancy with Adults Sharing with Kids (A.S.K.) 927-927-6249. ������������ ������������������ ������ ��������������������������������� ��������������������������� ������������������ ������������������������������ ��������������������������� ������������������ ��������� ������������ ������������������ ��������� ������ ��������� ������������ ��������� ��������� ������������ ��������� ������ ��������� THE VILLAGE INDOOR MARKETPLACE 601 E Hobsonway, Blythe, California. The VIM Mini Mall Consists of Small Businesses & Shops in an Old World Village Setting Page 3 QES Students donate to Food Bank Quartzsite, AZ - The Quartzsite Elementary School (QES) held a week long food drive and donated to the Quartzsite Food Bank 183 cans and nonperishable food items. Thank you for all that participated in this. Mrs. Pianga���s 3rd grade class donated the most food. They won a popcorn party for their efforts. Great job children. JUST OUTSIDE QUARTZSITE... You will find a true ���Southwestern��� gem of a home on almost an acre. Beautiful upgraded 2 bedroom home with TREX style wrap-around deck, wood laminate flooring, gorgeous ceiling fans, jetted spa tub, 20x40 RV shop with electric. On a quiet cul-de-sac street. $119,900 Quartzsite 928-927-5551 ��� Bouse 928-851-2244 ��� Parker 928-669-9268 BETTY HUNTER, INC. REALTOR www. THURS A DEC. 6DH Y T 9am - 2pm Qua SENIO rtzsite R CE 40 Mo on Mo NTER untain Ave.

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