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Posted on Jan 21, 2016

Community Bulletin: Jan. 21

Youth Action hosts hair-raising event
Youth Action Interact will be doing its annual hair donation project on Feb. 20.
The local youth group is joined by Catalina Santos and Maria Avalos, who will be coordinating and planning the event as their senior project. The event will be 3 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the Quincy High School cafeteria.
Volunteers will collect hair donations to send to Pantene Beautiful Lengths, which gives wigs to women battling with cancer. The minimum length of hair required is 8 inches.
For more information on hair requirements contact Santos at or Avalos at

Seniors: Sloppy Joes are on the menu
On the Quincy Senior Center’s Thursday menu are sloppy Joes, steak fries, Ramen noodle salad, buttered corn and chocolate pudding. Dinner is $7 a person.
Join the fun at the center during the week. Coffee time is 10 a.m. Tuesday; S.A.I.L. classes are 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; bridge is 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays and the Chat and Stitch group meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays.
Dominoes winners were Mark Owens and John Michaels. Bridge winners were Bea Weinand and Dorothy Hammack. Pinochle winners were Nick Todd and Ken Lacy.

Mobile food bank coming next week
A mobile food bank is coming to Quincy on Jan. 27.
The event is noon to 2 p.m. at the Iglesia Metodistra Libre “El Jardin” de Quincy, 815 2nd Ave. S.W. (in the former Chinook Lumber building).
Households in the greater Quincy area needing food assistance are invited. Each household will receive about 50 pounds of produce and packaged foods.
Organizers need about 20 volunteers to assist with food distribution starting at 11 a.m. Contact Jack Eaton at Microsoft at 387-7059 to sign up.

Saint September to perform in George
This month’s CoffeeHouse Concert at the George Community Hall features the group Saint September.
The performance is 7 p.m. on Jan. 23. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3, and there will be a pass-the-hat for the musicians. Refreshments will be by the Georgettes.

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