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Posted on Dec 20, 2018

News briefs, week of Dec. 20, 2018

Seniors: Serving baked ham
Last week’s winners were: pinochle – Betty Seader and Ruth Atwood; Rummikub – Pam Barrow and Bonita Vordahl; bridge – Peggy Emtman and Lucy Jacques; and dominoes – Vaughn Vordahl and Elaine Elshoff.
Thursday is baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, green salad, French rolls and chocolate sheet cake. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. Prices are $7 for members and $8 for nonmembers.
On Monday, the Senior Center is closed for Christmas Eve. On Tuesday, the center is closed for Christmas. On Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 27, the center is also closed.
Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is $5 for members, $6 for nonmembers, with a $1 charge for to-go orders. Senior citizens may have lunches delivered Monday through Thursday inside Quincy city limits for an additional $2; call 787-3231.
The office is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Newspaper office to close on holidays
The Quincy Valley Post-Register will be closed on Christmas, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. The newspaper will be published as usual on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, but early deadlines for advertising will apply.

County board has a vacancy
The Grant County Law Enforcement & Fire Fighters (LEOFF) Disability Board seeks an individual to fill the citizen-at-large position on the board. The term is for two years.
This person must be a resident of Grant County and serves without compensation.
The general purpose of the LEOFF board is to consider claims for disability and sickness made by law enforcement officers or firefighters as provided under the Washington law enforcement officers’ and firefighters retirement system act.
The board typically meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Grant County Commissioners Hearing Room, 35 C St. NW, Ephrata.
If interested, complete an application at www.grantcountywa.gov. Applications must be received or postmarked by Jan. 15, 2019.

Quincy library offers activities
The Quincy Public Library, 208 Central Ave. S, 787-2359, offers programs at no charge.
Dec. 20, Preschool Story Time & Craft, 10:30 a.m.
Dec. 20, Bilingual Story Time with Deb, 4 p.m.
Dec. 21, Movie Day, kids Christmas movie, 2-4 p.m.
Dec. 22, Surprise Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
Dec. 24-25, closed for holiday
Dec. 26, MakeDo Cardboard Creations, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 27, MakeDo Cardboard Creations, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 28, MakeDo Cardboard Creations, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dec. 29, Surprise Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
Jan. 1, closed for holiday