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Posted on Jan 15, 2015

Community Bulletin: Jan. 15

County’s planning, building offices moving
The Grant County Building and Planning Offices will be relocating from their current location to 264 W. Division Ave. in Ephrata. The offices will be closed Jan. 23 to accommodate the move. Both offices will be open for business Jan. 26. The new business hours will be 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Local scholarship apps online at QHS
Local scholarships are now available to Quincy School District seniors and alumni on the Quincy School District website at
First click on schools and then click on Quincy High School. Follow the scholarship link on the QHS front page. Call the QHS Counseling and Career Center at 787-3501, extension 3774, with questions.

Seniors: Center taking memberships
Looking to add some spice to your life this year? Join the Quincy Senior Center.  Membership is $20 a year. Stop by the center, 522 F St. S.E., to pick up a membership form. Or call 787-3231 for more information.
The Thursday dinner, which begins at 6 p.m., is meat loaf, potatoes with gravy and cake. Cost is $6. Games follow at 6:30 p.m.
Monday bridge winners were Dick Bennett and Judy Ren. Wednesday bridge winners were Lorain Greenwalt and Bea Weinand. Dominoes winners were Dan Neumann and Susan Lacy. Pinochle winners were Rae Soelter and Nick Todd.

SAR headed to George for meeting
The Sons of the American Revolution’s Mid-Columbia Chapter will meet in George on Saturday.
The meeting begins at 10 a.m. at Grant County Fire District No. 3’s George station, 101 E. Richmond Ave. The election of new officers will be held.
For more information about the Sons of the American Revolution, contact Larry Flint, the chapter’s secretary, at 509-375-3001.

$850,000 in WAEF scholarships available  
The Washington Apple Education Foundation will award about $850,000 in scholarships this spring. The deadline for new applicants to submit scholarship applications to WAEF is March 1.
The WAEF Universal Scholarship Application is at Qualified applicants for WAEF scholarships must have a tie to the tree fruit industry.
Scholarships awarded through WAEF may be used by students at accredited trade/technical schools, two-year and four-year public and private colleges and universities. The WAEF also has started a separate fund to assist students pursuing a vocational education.
Students can contact the WAEF at 663-7713 with questions about qualifications or for application assistance. WAEF expects to award scholarship assistance to about 200 students.

PUD office closed for training on Monday
Grant PUD’s Quincy office and call center will be closed for training on Monday. The office will reopen at its regular time at 8 a.m. Tuesday. To report a power outage on Monday, call 1-800-216-5526.

Dinner raising money for Class of 2015
Tickets are on sale for a special dinner that will raise money for the Class of 2015 after-graduation party.
The dinner is Feb. 13 at L&R Cafe. Participants can purchase tickets for one of two dinner times: 5 to 7 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m.
Space is limited so tickets need to be purchased in advance. Tickets cost $30 each or $50 for two; they are available for puchase at the  L&R Cafe. The prime rib dinner includes a chicken option. Wine and other beverages also will be available.

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