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COMMUNaTYI THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2014 THE ( COMMUNITY "V" Santa making his way around the area Santa Claus is making his rounds around the area. On Saturday, Santa will be at the Shopko Hometown store to visit with area chil- dren. He will be available for photos from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parents may take their own pictures of their children with Santa Claus; a photographer will not be on site to take or sell photos. On Monday,- Santa then will make a stop in George. Santa will be at Colonial Market to visit with children from 4 to 8 p.m. - Volunteer needed for county board EPHRATA - The Grant County Law Enforcement & Fire Fighters Disability Board seeks someone to fill its citi- zen-at-large position. The term is for two years, and Candidates must be Grant County residents It is a vol- unteer position. The LEOFF board considers claims for disability and sickness made by law enforcement officers or firefighters. It typical- ly meets at 9:30 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the Grant County commissioners hearing room in Ephrata. Candidates can submit a letter of interest until Dec. 19. Mail the letters to the Grant County Disability Board at P.O. Box 37, Ephrata, WA, 98823. Seniors: Christmas dinner will be Dec. 18 With the Christmas holi- days; the Quincy Senior Cen- t.er Will have a modifed activ- ities schedule. Chat & Stitch will not meet on Dec: 24; however, it will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 31. The office will be closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1-2. No meals will be served on Dec. 25 or Jan, 1. The menu for Thursday is spaghetti with mushroom meat sauce, broccoli and poke cake. Christmas dinner will be Dec. 18. The meal will include roast beef, mashed potatoes with gravy and pear crisp. The $6 all-you-can-eat meal is open to all who wish to attend. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with games following. Monday bridge winners were John Rylaarsdam, first place, and Dick Bennett, second place. Wednesday bridge winners were Doro- flay Hammack, first place, and Bea Weinand, second place. Dominoes winners were Dan Neumann, first place, and Mark Owens, second place. Pinochle winners were Betty Boorman, first place, and Jim Fleming, second place: Can we see your house from space? The Quincy Valley Lions Club again will host a resi- dential holiday lighting con- test. Homeowners can enter themselves or nominate a neighbor by calling Marilyn at 398-2349. Judging is Sunday. The winner of the best decorated home will receive a prize. Businesses can join in the fun. Businesses can compete for a traveling trophy that is currently at the Idle Hour, last year's winner. Winners will be announced in the newspa- per next week. Firefighters to pick up food donations Santa and Grant County Fire District No. 3 firefighters will make their way through Quincy neighborhoods on Sunday, picking up donations for the Quincy Food Bank. People who want to donate can leave their donations on their front porches or steps, or wave down a truck and say hello to Santa. The fire district also will ac- cept food and other donations at its main station until Dec. 19. Another way to help the food bank is to purchase a pre-prepared bag of grocer- ies at Quincy Market for $10. Quincy Market then will do- nate $20 in groceries to the food bank. Special performance Dec. 18 at library The Book-It -Repertory Theatre will be at the Quincy Public Library Dec. 18. A program where literature meets theater, the group pres- ents "La Mariposa," a story about a son of Mexican mi- grant farmers who is starting first grade at a new school in his new country, The boy longs to be a part of the world around him, but he struggles with an unfamiliar language nad making new friends. The performance is at 4 p.m. It will be performed in English and Spanish. CALENDAR V Dec. 12 Pioneer Elementary School music program begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 The holiday bazaar at Mountain View Elementa- ry School is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor booths are $25 a spot. Participants can sign up in the school office. Dec. 16 The winter concert at Mon- ument Elementary School be- gins at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 The George Elementary music concert, for kindergar- ten and first grade, begins at 5:30 p.m. The Quincy High School Concert begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 20-21 An Old-Fashioned Christ- mas returns to the Rei- man-Simmons House. The event includes storytelling, a tree lighting, singing and more. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 and 4 p.m. Dec. 21. "WhirlpooI Nows the Time to Save on Select Whirlpool & Maytag Appfiances ~.! ~&T~:C' 18 100 Great gifts for teachers, students, family and friends. Congratulations to Sunshine Didra, winner of our drawing! 312 F St SW, Quincy (Across from Les Schwabi Wash $maller L cads Without the Guilt i Amana" Top Load Wash er & EIt~-'tdc DP/~ Wm~ 3,4 Cu.Ft Capmty- 9 W~h Cydes. 1! Drm Cyd~ ~,nw.le~Im / ~o~mrQ s349 ."P~ ot~n.lzt~dt PABTNER 0 THE YEAR , ,~1 helpf~t ~ ~mmnj. S~j/'~ 142 Basin NW Ephrata www.hometownapplianceonline.com 9AM-5:3OPM +