John Downes Memorial Floatdown

John Downes Memorial Floatdown!

The Elks present the 2nd Annual John Downes Memorial Floatdown.

This event will start at 9am on Saturday, June 29th. Meet at Quechan Park at 8am to be shuttled to start point (6th Ave. Levy).

There will be burgers and hot dogs with all the trimmings after the float ends at 12:30pm. Soda and water will also be provided. They’ll have a live DJ which will kick off the event. Lunch tickets are $6 and 50/50 tickets are $2 each of 12 for $20. Tickets are available from any Elks member or at Halby’s.

All proceeds will be donated to the CHEA major project in memory of John Downes.

 

We look forward to seeing you at the John Downes Memorial Floatdown. Mark your calendars!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888

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New Nutrition at Starbucks!

New Nutrition at Starbucks!

…and it’s DELICIOUS! Handcrafted beverages and great tasting food! The secret to making life better!  

It’s true. The perfect cup of coffee and a wholesome, delicious snack can make your day. So Starbucks makes sure everything you choose is of the finest quality. Because really, isn’t that how life should be?

They’ve also got the tools and data you need to find out what’s inside their food and drinks, so you can make the choices that work for you.

So, grab a friend and head to a participating Starbucks® store. Our own local Starbucks is located right in here in Blythe  in our local Albertsons-Blythe at Hobsonway & Lovekin. See what is new and nutrional that is awaiting you.

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call.

You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888

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Robert Phillips Car Wash

The family and friends of Robert Phillips will be having a car wash this Saturday and Sunday!

This Saturday and Sunday, June 22 – 23rd, the friends and family of Robert Phillips will be having a car wash. It will begin at 8am through 12pm at ACE Hardware right here in Blythe, on West Hobsonway.

The proceeds will go to funeral expenses for Robert. Refreshments will be on sale. To make a direct donation, please send funds to Frye Chapel, 633 N. 7th St., Blythe.

We look forward to seeing you at the Robert Phillips Car Wash!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888

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St. Vincent de Paul Rummage Sale

St. Vincent de Paul Rummage Sale will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

The rummage sale will be at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 875 E. Chanslorway from 7am – 12pm. If you have any donations they can be dropped off on Friday, May 18th after 4pm.

We hope to see you at the St. Vincent de Paul Rummage Sale!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888


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Al-Anon

Al-Anon…if you have an alcoholic in your life – family member or friend – you must know the pain and the stress of that situation.

There is a way of life that can help you find your way through the difficulties and find peace. Al-Anon is for you. You do not have to struggle alone. Al-Anon is for people who share the same difficulties and understand.

Take the step forward and join this group on Thursday evenings at 6pm. They meet in the trailer at the Blythe Church of the Nazarene. For any further information or if you have any questions, please call Bob at (760) 574-0292.

And remember, if you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at
(760) 921-8888


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Run for the Wall – Washington D.C.

Run for the Wall all the way to Washington D.C.

The Run for the Wall promotes healing among all Veterans, and calls for an accounting of all Prisoners of War and MIA as they travel across our country. Blythe is one of just a few communities across America, that welcomes riders from ALL branches of the service.

On May 16th, there will be a luncheon and a brief ceremony at the fairgrounds to honor the fallen. Local businesses are urged to give their employees a few minutes to step out onto Hobsonway around 12:30pm and join the community to support the riders as they begin their long journey to the Vietnam Wall in Washington D.C.

Join us on Hobsonway as we suport Run for the Wall all the way to Washington D.C.

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888



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Friends of the PVV Library Meeting

Friends of the PVV Library Meeting – mark your calendars!

The Palo Verde Valley District Library friends will meet at 4pm, Monday May 14th. They are encouraging ALL of us to come out and learn more about our community library and also about the new public WiFi service.

This meeting will be held at the Palo Verde Historical Museum at 15o N. Broadway. So don’t forget to come out and join ALL the Friends of the PVV Library Meeting – mark your calendars!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888


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Storytime at the Library

Storytime for PreschoolersIt’s storytime at the library for our preschoolers! Mark you calendars!

That’s right, beginning Wednesday January 11, 2012, storytime for youngsters 3-5 years old are on Wednesdays at 10am in the Palo Verde Library. Storyteller Joyce Anderson will share books and surprises with the valley children. Each session will be 30-45 minutes long. Preschool storytime will continue through May 2012.

What an exciting time for our young children to learn the beauty of reading and storytelling and socializing. What better way to start the year for our children. We hope you will bring them on Wednesday!

Library hours are Monday through Friday 10am – 6pm, Saturdays 10am – 4pm and closed Sundays. The library is located at 125 W. Chanslorway.

It’s storytime at the library for our preschoolers! See you there!


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The Holiday Season…

The Holiday Season is rapidly approaching…

…and we want you to get an early start on all your baking, gift making and decoration projects. How can you do this? Easy, down at the Palo Verde Valley Library, there are so many resources to help get your creative juices flowing. You can find books on how to make an array of Christmas crafts from dough crafting to card making, house decorations to country crafts, counted cross-stitch items, stuffed toys and more – ALL based on a holiday theme!

So with the holiday season rapidly approaching, come on down to the library, located at the corner of Broadway and Chanslorway on the corner with the big pine tree, and get your Christmas Spirit on!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888




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Blythe Middle School Presents…

Grinch Stole ChristmasThe Blythe Middle School – Pride Players Drama Club Presents…

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Gave it Back Again.”

Two shows: Thursday December 8th at 7pm and Friday December 9th at 7pm, in the Middle School Cafeteria. Limited seating. Tickets are $5 for adults and children 8 years and older. Children 4 to 7 years are FREE. No children under 4 years.

Tickets are on sale at the Middle School Office, from a Drama Club member and at the door on show nights.

We hope to see you at the Middle School Presentation of this wonderful play. Tell all of your family and friends to come out and support our wonderful children!

If you have any questions about living and or moving to Blythe, please don’t hesitate to call. You can always reach us for any further information at (760) 921-8888


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