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Posted on Oct 2, 2015

Community Bulletin: Oct. 1

Geocaching event comes to Quincy
Calling all geocachers: The Quincy Cache Machine event kicks off on Saturday.
Geocaching enthusiasts are invited to participate in the hunt, with details at http://coord.info/GC61B72.
The loop route, which goes through Quincy, Ephrata, the Palisades and Trinidad, starts at 6:15 a.m. at Rotary Park in downtown Quincy. It ends with dinner at 7 p.m. at Westside Pizza.
A pre-event dinner is at 7 p.m. on Friday at El Agave restaurant, 906 Basin St. S.W. in Ephrata.

2 fair boards looking for volunteers
Interested citizens of Grant County are needed to serve on the Fairgrounds Facility Advisory Committee as well as the Fair Advisory Committee.
The FFAC assists the fair board and fairgrounds staff in future development and improvement of the fairgrounds and its facilities. There are two positions on the primary committee and two positions for the alternate committee available.
The FAC assists the board and the fair office staff in the preparation and running of the Grant County Fair. There are two alternate positions available.
All positions are volunteer and are three-year terms.
Applications can be found at www.grantcountywa.gov under the “Request for Volunteers” heading. For more information, contact fairgrounds Director Jerry Gingrich at 765-3581 or jgingrich@grantcountywa.gov.

Seniors: Flu shots on Monday at the center
It’s flu shot time at the Quincy Senior Center.
Quincy Valley Medical Center will visit the center on Monday to administer flu shots from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Cost is $25 for anyone uninsured. The hospital will bill insurance companies for those who are insured.
The Thursday dinner begins at 6 p.m. and costs $6. On the menu are Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, cucumber and tomato salad, rolls and cake.
Bridge winners were Bea Weinand and Aldene Duchscherer. Dominoes winners were Mark Owens and Dan Neumann. Pinochle winners were Bev Wilson and Betty Seader.

Erratics chapter to meet Oct. 13
Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet on Oct. 13.
The group meets at 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission St. in Wenatchee.
The free program is open to the public.
Guest speaker Jerome Lesemann of Vancouver Island University will talk about Subglacial Lakes under the Cordilleran Ice Sheet in the Okanogan Valley.

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