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Posted on Feb 20, 2015

Community Bulletin: Feb. 19

Seniors: Stop by for coffee on Tuesdays
What are you doing at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays? How about stopping by the Quincy Senior Center for coffee hour?
The Thursday menu this week is sloppy joes, steak fries, buttered corn, tossed salad and chocolate pudding. You won’t find a better home-cooked meal for only $6 a person. Dinner is at 6 p.m. and games follow.
Monday bridge winners are Judy Ren and Bea Weinand. Wednesday bridge winners were Dorothy Hammack and Betty Mansfield and Bonnie Mead. Dominoes winners were Elaine Elshoff and Dan Neumann. Pinochle winners were Carol Simpson and Ruth Atwood.

Group offers cat owners $25 off spaying, neutering
In celebration of National Spay/Neuter Month, the Friends of the Quincy Animal Shelter will pay $25 toward 10 people’s vet bills when they have their cat spayed or neutered this month.
If you are interested in the program, call Penny Wininger of the Friends of the Quincy Animal Shelter at 398-3355 for more information
Applicants must fill out a short form to be given to Dr. Laura Hoyt of the Quincy Veterinary Clinic or Dr. David Brown of the Ephrata Veterinary Clinic at the time their cats are fixed.
Friends of the Quincy Animal Shelter is a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of animals.

Lions host spring bingo on Feb. 28
The Quincy Valley Lions Club will host spring bingo on Feb. 28.
The fundraising event will be at the Quincy Community Center. Doors open at 4 p.m. and games begin at 5 p.m.
Cost is $1 a sheet. Thirty games will be played. Cash prizes of $25 to $200 will be given away.
Concessions will be available at the event. Proceeds from the concessions benefit the MJG Team in the Seattle Big Climb. There also will be a raffle during the event.
All proceeds raised from the spring bingo stay within the Quincy community.

Locks of Love taking donations on Feb. 21
Locks of Love will be taking hair donations on Saturday to donate to children who are suffering from long-term medical hair loss.
The event is 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the high school.
Hair to be donated must be: at least 10 inches long, clean and dry, and free from bleach. Locks of Love will accept colored or relaxed hair, and curly hair may be pulled straight to be measured.
Professional stylists and beauty school students have volunteered to cut the donated hair. However, someone can bring a hairpiece donation to the event. Donations, which must be stored in a ponytail inside a Ziplock bag, will be accepted at the entrance.

Abstract art exhibit getting a fresh look
The Quincy Public Library’s art gallery announces that its current artist, Cheikh Diouf of Quincy, will replace 14 of his abstract paintings with 14 new ones. The new paintings will be up through March 31.
Diouf’s Senegalese/American art exhibit has been on display since December at the library. His work has garnered much support and enthusiasm from the local public. His work can be seen during the library’s regular hours. The library is open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Noxious weed inspections to start
Noxious weed consultants of the Noxious Weed Control Board of Grant County will begin inspecting properties on March 2.
They will be doing general inspection, taking specimens of weeds and performing eradication or control work. The Grant County roadside spray program also will begin on March 2.
If there is any landowner who objects to these inspec tions, call the Noxious Weed Control Board at 754-2011, Ext. 4710