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Washita Valley Weekly
“My Community Magazine”
April 17, 2019
God Bless America
Our Community
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fairs, festivals, fall colors, winter snow scenes,
spring flowers or summer fun. Any photo that
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August at back-to-school time.
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Image by Gina Zhidov.
Event in cooperation with Gina Zhidov Photography.
can be found at Chickasha Auto Swap Meet.
 The Swap Meet will feature several food and
concessions to be at the event this year as well as
scooter rentals for those who need them.
 Operation of motor vehicles inside the grounds
will be prohibited except for certified handicapped
one-person wheelchairs. Scooters for the mobility-
impaired will be available for rental.
 Admission to the Swap Meet is free but there will
be a $5 charge for parking with proceeds going to
local civic or youth group.
 The Chickasha Antique Auto Club was founded
in 1969. Proceeds from almost 50 years of swap
meets in the Spring and Fall of each, have helped the
club build a museum building in Borden Park and to
save and a restore The Rock Island Train Depot at
1st Street and Chickasha Avenue downtown, where
the organization is headquartered and operates a
transportation museum. Both facilities have been
donated to the City of Chickasha.
 Call 405-224-6552 or go to www. for more information.
“Swap Meet”
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Tech Quest Enrollment Opens April 1
at Canadian Valley Technology
 Youths looking for something to do this summer
now have more choices.
 Robotics and Junior Nanny Camp are examples
of nearly a dozen week-long themed courses offered
to students entering fifth through ninth grades
during “Tech Quest” at Canadian Valley Technology
Center’s Chickasha Campus, 1401 Michigan Ave.
 Courses begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end at
12:30 p.m. Session dates are June 17-20 and July 15-
18 for the half-day camps.
 “It is our first summer of Tech Quest in Chickasha,
and we are excited to offer fun learning opportunities
for younger students to explore their career interests,”
said Janet Herren, career readiness specialist at CV
Tech and one of the event organizers.
 Other courses include explorations of the
healthcare industry, photography, welding, and art.
All of the classes are hands-on and allow students to
expand their knowledge and skills. For a complete list
of courses and to enroll online, visit Look
for the Tech Quest drop-down menu on the home
 Each Tech Quest session ends with a showcase
where students get to highlight their final product,
and parents are invited to attend the showcase.
 Enrollment opens online at 8 a.m., April 1, at Cost for each course is $60, which is due
at the time of enrollment. Each student will receive
a “Tech Quest” T-shirt and a week full of themed
 Deadline to register or to drop courses for a full
refund is May 24. Questions can be addressed by
Community Emergency Preparedness Event
 The office of Grady County
Emergency Management
and the Grady County
Emergency Response
Team member will hold
a prepardness event at
Walmart on Saturday April
 The event will be from 11 am to 1 pm in front of
the clothing section in the Chickasha Walmart.
 Preparations will be primarily for upcoming spring
weather events and volunteers will help program
weather radios and will have information handouts
for all types of hazzards..
Easter Eggstravaganza
 Join Grand Assembly
of God Church at 10 a.m.
to 12 p.m., Saturday,April
20 as they host the free
Easter Eggstravaganza
event in Shannon Springs
 The event includes
20,000 eggs to be found
in age divided areas, free
hot dogs, snowcones,
and big prizes including
bikes, smart tablets, and
Easter Egg Hunt
sha Elks
1818 West
Club Road
will hold
its Annual Easter Egg
Hunt beginning at 2 pm.
 Children will be
divided into appropriate
age groups.
 Another charitable
event of the Chickasha
5 ways to spend your Good Friday
Check out these different ideas for how you can
spend your day on Friday, April 19.
 Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrated on
the Friday before Easter Sunday. This year, Good
Friday falls on April 19 and commemorates the cruci-
fixion of Jesus Christ. This day traditionally includes
fasting and penance.
How will you spend Good Friday this year? Below is
a list of ideas you can incorporate into your day:
• Visit your local church.
• Attend the Stations of the Cross.
• Go to, participate in or organize a Passion play.
• Fast or eat lightly throughout the day.
• Stop to pray at 3 p.m. –
this is believed to be the
time Jesus died on the
– Carolyn Taylor,
Jones PR
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