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Posted on Apr 9, 2015

Community Bulletin: April 9

Kindergarten registration in George, Quincy
It’s kindergarten registration time at the Quincy schools.
Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 to be eligible to enroll. Adults enrolling children should bring birth certificates, immunization records, emergency contacts, daycare information, medical information and proof of address, such as a utility bill. If you don’t have this information, children can be registered this month and the information can be added before school begins.
Registration is as follows:
wGeorge Elementary, 401 S. Washington Way in George, 5:30 to 7 p.m. on April 28.
wMountain View Elementary, 119 D St. N.W., 5:30 to 7 p.m. on April 23 and April 28.
wPioneer Elementary, 224 J St. S.E., 5:30 to 7 p.m. on April 23 and April 28.
Class lists will be posted on June 12.

WomenHeart, Better Breathers to gather
WomenHeart (the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease) and the Better Breathers Club have teamed up with the Quincy Valley Medical Center to provide education and support to anyone coping with heart disease, COPD or other lung disease.Joining is free.
This month’s meeting is 2 p.m. on April 15 at the hospital, in the north wing dining room. The guest speaker will talk about reducing stress and building healthy eating habits through container gardening.
For more information, contact Brandy Nicolas at 787-5354 or brandy.nicolas@quincyhospital.org.

Senior Presentation volunteers needed
Quincy High School is looking for volunteers to observe senior presentations.
QHS Senior Presentation Night 2015 is 5:45 to 8 p.m. on April 27 at the high school. Dessert provided compliments of the school’s culinary students.
Interested volunteer judges can contact April Murray at amurray@qsd.wednet.edu or 787-3501, extension 3709.

Seniors: Center is having a work day
The Quincy Senior Center is looking for volunteers for a work day party at the center.
Work Day is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. There are chairs to repair and clean, windows to wash, weeds to pull, closets to clean and more. Lunch will be provided.
This week’s Thursday night dinner is chili beans, corn bread, salad and chocolate cake. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and costs $6. On the menu for next week is pork roast.
Monday bridge winners were Nancy Street and Aldene Duchscherer. Wednesday bridge winners were Betty Mansfield and Bea Weinand. Dominoes winners were Susan Lacy and John Michael. Pinochle winners were Bill DeLeeuw and Ike Needens.

Dispose of those old computers, tablets
The Quincy Valley Lions Club is sponsoring an electronics recycling event on April 18.
Residents are invited to bring their old computers, e-readers, tablets and televisions to be recycled. The club is not accepting keyboards, mice, printers, copiers or scanners.
The event is free and is being held in partnership with the City of Quincy. Drop off is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the city shop, 21 A St. N.W.
It is recommended that anyone dropping off a computer destroy the data on it with a software program created for that purpose.

Crossroads plans annual banquet
The Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Centers of Ephrata and Quincy are having their annual spring banquet on April 18. The banquet is at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School in Ephrata.
The guest speaker will be Mike Williams, a Christian comedian with a personal story of why pregnancy resource centers are dear to his heart.
The dinner is being catered by Don’s Restaurant of Soap Lake. Many churches have already reserved tables for the banquet, so call Crossroads at 765-4425 to reserve a seat.

Bingo! is back at community center
The Quincy Lions Club is having a bingo night on April 18, with proceeds from concessions benefiting the 2015 graduating class at Quincy High School.
Doors open at 4 p.m., and games start at 5 p.m. Bingo is at the Quincy Community Center. Cost is $1 a sheet, with 30 games to be played.

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