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Posted on Dec 31, 2014

Community Bulletin: Jan. 1

Fundraising event to benefit Lisa Barth
A benefit dinner for Lisa Barth, a longtime 4-H leader in the area, is Jan. 10 in Moses Lake.
The event, which includes a silent and live auction, entertainment and a dinner, is 5 to 7 p.m. at the Columbia Basin Elks Lodge, 814 N. Stratford Road.
Cost is $40 a person or $75 a couple. The fundraiser is hosted by the Champion Drive 4-H Club.
Proceeds raised at the event will go to help pay medical expenses Barth incurred in an incident last August. Barth was rushed to the hsopital with internal bleeding and underwent emergency surgery. She later was airlifted to Harvorview Medical Center in Seattle, where she stayed for two months. Barth is home at this time, continuing her recovery.
To make donations or purchase tickets, contact Debbie Doran-Martinez at the Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce, 750-4232. Tickets are availabe at the Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Seniors: Resuming regular hours Jan. 5
The Quincy Senior Center will be closed Thursday and Friday for the holiday. There will be no Thursday meal this week.
All activities will resume as scheduled next week. S.A.I.L. class meets at 2 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Wednesday bridge meets at 1 p.m. Chat and Stitch also meets on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
Join the center for dinner at 6 p.m. Jan. 8. The menu is BBQ chicken, baked potatoes and cookies. After dinner, stay to enjoy games.
The Dec. 22 bridge winners were Bea Weinand  and Jean Lindberg.

District hosts pre-K, Love & Logic classes
The Quincy School District will have a Ready for Kindergarten class in January.
Parents with children ages 4 to 5 years old meet 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 15 at Pioneer Elementary School. Parents with children ages 3 to 4 years old meet 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at Pioneer. The classes are free.
English and Spanish classes are available for both age groups. Childcare also is available for children ages 2 to 12 years old.
The school district in January also will kick off its Love and Logic course. The winter course is in Spanish and is facilitated by Daniel and Zoila Castillo of Quincy.
The Love and Logic program is held 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, beginning Jan. 12 and running through Feb. 23, at George Elementary School.
Or, parents can attend 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, from Jan. 13 through Feb. 24, at Monument Elementary School.
Childcare will be available, and classes are free to families in the Quincy and George area.
Call Amey Trujillo at 787-4548, extension 3306, for more details. Trujillo is the coordinator of the QSD Parent, Family & Community Engagement program.

Women of the Moose to meet on Jan. 13
The Women of the Quincy Moose Lodge 1925 are asked to attend a meeting on Jan. 13.
The meeting is at 6 p.m. at the lodge, 109 E. St. S.E.

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