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Posted on Dec 19, 2014

Community Bulletin: Dec. 18

City garbage pick up adjusts for holidays
If your city garbage pick up falls on Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1-2, be prepared for a different schedule over the holidays.
Thursday and Friday pick ps will be one day late because of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. So, if your pick up is normally scheduled for Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, it will be on the following Friday instead. If your pick up is normally scheduled for Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, it will be on the following Saturday instead. Customers need to have their carts out accordingly.

Seniors: Zolman filling in at center
Debra Zolman will be working in the Quincy Senior Center office through the first of February while the director is on maternity leave. Stop by and welcome her. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.
Christmas dinner will be held on Thursday. The meal is roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy and pear crisp for dessert. The $6, all-you-can-eat meal is open to all who wish to attend. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with games following. No meals will be served on Christmas and New Year’s days.
With the Christmas holidays, the senior center will have a modified activities schedule. Chat & Stitch will not meet on Dec. 24. It will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 31. The office will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1-2.
Monday bridge winners were Judy Bryant, first place, and Judy Ren, second place. Wednesday bridge winners were Alverna Casey, first place, and Lorain Greenwalt, second place. Dominoes winners were Mark Owens, first place, and Susan Lacy, second place. Pinochle winners were Judy Todd, first place, and Mike Linscott, second place.

QVPR office closed for Christmas
The office of the Quincy Valley Post-Register will be closed Dec. 24-26, returning to normal business hours on Dec. 29. The newspaper staff wishes the community a merry Christmas and happy holidays.
More office closures for the holidays
The following offices will have adjusted hours for the holidays:
Quincy Community Health Center will be open Dec. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to noon and closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day.
SageView Health Clinic will close at noon Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25. It also will close at noon on Dec. 31 and be closed on Jan. 1.
Grant PUD’s local offices will be closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1. Local offices also will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 31.

Pottery class starts in January at BBCC
A pottery class will be taught by Betty Johansen at Big Bend Community College on Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 7.
The community education class (ART 090) meets from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Class size is limited to 20 students. The class allows participants to experiment and design in clay as applied to pottery and sculpture. Students will work in various hand construction methods with a pottery wheel, glazing and kiln firing.
Go to for information on winter quarter offerings at BBCC.

Pioneer Church hosts Christmas event
Now a two-day event, an Old-Fashioned Christmas will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and again at 4 p.m. Sunday. Both events are at the Pioneer Church, 415 F St. S.W., next to the Reiman-Simmons House.
Attendees are encouraged to pick up a ticket to guarantee their seats. While tickets are free, there are only 80 guaranteed seating tickets available for each event. If ticket-holders are not present 15 minutes before the event, their seats may be given away to people arriving at the door without tickets.
Tickets will be made available at The Grainery, the Quincy Valley Post-Register or the Quincy Valley Chamber of Commerce.