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Posted on Mar 18, 2016

Community Bulletin: March 17

Seniors: Games follow weekly dinner
On the menu at the weekly Thursday dinner at the Quincy Senior Center is three-bean and hamburger casserole.
Also on the menu are pickled beets, Greek salad, corn bread and pudding. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. and games follow at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 a person.
Bridge winners were Betty Mansfield and Bea Weinand. Pinochle winners were Bonita Vordahl and Jim Fleming. Dominos winners were Dan Neumann and Vaughn Vordahl. Rummikub winners were Larry Kniveton and Roxa Kreimeyer.

Local Democratic caucus in Quincy
The Democratic Party will hold its presidential preference caucus on March 26.
In Grant County, the following precincts will meet at the Quincy High School gym: the Quincy area, the Soap Lake area, Lakeview Park, the Ephrata area, Greenfield, Block 71, the George area, Beverly, the Mattawa area and East Wahluke.
Sign-in for the caucus begins at 9 a.m. when participants must declare themselves to be Democrats and indicate their presidential preference. The caucus begins at 10 a.m. Democratic voters can find their voter precinct at www.sos.wa.gov/, scroll to MyVote, or go to Facebook for Grant County.

Contact nonprofit for help with spaying, neutering your pets
In 2015, the Quincy Animal Shelter found homes for 834 animals. However, Quincy citizens cannot adopt enough cats and dogs to solve the problem of too many homeless pets.
Pet owners may be able to get some financial help when spaying or neutering their cats or dogs. Call 237-1941 to find out how the nonprofit group Friends of Quincy Animal Shelter might be able to help. The group reminds pet owners to get their pets fixed.

QHS plans upcoming parent night
Quincy High School invites people to its parent night on March 24.
The event is 5 to 7 p.m. in the high school library. Attendees can get information about the high school and college experience. Workshops that evening will cover such topics as extracurricular activities, college requirements, Running State and the Commission on Hispanic Affairs.
Refreshments and child care will be provided.

Art show returns to Mtn. View School
Mountain View Elementary School’s annual art show will be the last week of March.
The art show is March 28-31. The art show will be open 12:30 to 3 p.m. daily and then 4 to 7 p.m. on March 28 and March 29.
All students at the school will have two pieces of work on display.

Singer to perform at worship service
Award-winning singer Marcia Whitehead will visit Quincy to present “You Raise Me Up,” a special multi-media worship experience that incorporates personal story, film and song.
The event is 11 a.m. April 2 at the Quincy Seventh-day Adventist Church, 17047 Road 9 N.W.

Calling all high school art students
YAKIMA – High school students in Central Washington are invited to represent the 4th District in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.
Every spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition. The winning entry will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol. This year’s winner will receive two airline tickets to visit Washington, D.C., and attend a reception hosted by the Congressional Institute.
All artwork must be submitted by April 27 to a 4th District office in Richland or Yakima.
Students are encouraged to submit various styles and types of art, ranging from paintings and drawings to photography and mixed media pieces. The artwork must be original in design. Each student may submit one piece of artwork.
Learn about the competition at newhouse.house.gov/services/art-competition.

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