COMINGS: New farmers market opens at old depot
A new farmers market in town is now open for business. The Sunrise Farmers Market, organized by Chef Alex Trujillo, is open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. Call 782-0063 for more information.
The open-air market brings together local growers and artisans, providing the season's bounty to all who appreciate fresh local produce and products. The event also will feature live chef demonstrations, music and specialty food vendors.
Parking is available at the main entrance, 201 N. 4th Ave. Additional parking is available at the 1st Street and 2nd Avenue entrance. Admission is free.
Plans have been submitted for remodeling and other improvements of the former Target building, a $2.1 million project, reported Alan Kircher, city of Yuma deputy building official. The remodeling is for the Yuma Regional Medical Center Material Management Department.
A portion of the building also will become the permanent location for a call center operated by NationsHealth once renovations are completed.
Building permits have been issued for two Yuma Regional Medical Center projects: interim improvements to the Emergency Department and alterations to the outpatient pharmacy, Kircher said. In addition, plans have been submitted for remodeling of the waiting area for the Outpatient Surgery Center.
In other city of Yuma building activity, Kircher reported:
• A certificate of occupancy has been issued for a solar photovoltaic system for True Leaf Farms.
• Building permits have been issued for tenant improvements for a dental office for Dr. Kempton in the National Bank building at 16th Street and Arizona Avenue.
• Tenant improvement permits have been issued for Pita Pit, which is going into the space next to Chipotle at Yuma Palms Regional Center.
• Plans are under review for alterations to Achieve Human Services.
• New plans have been submitted for the second phase of the solar photovoltaic system for GH Dairy at the corner of 24th Street and Avenue 3E.
Kilee House, an esthetician/skin care specialist who has worked at Total Concept Salon since 2001 and as the owner since 2005, has sold the salon (see the next item). She is now offering waxing services at The Brow Shop, 2115 S. Arizona Ave., Suite No. 2, by appointment only Tuesdays through Thursdays. For an appointment, call 581-9401.
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Amarie Stallworth, RN, has purchased the location that formerly housed Total Concepts, 2191 S. 4th Ave., and moved her business, Amara Rejuve Medical Dayspa and Laser, there. With the additional space, she's able to provide more services in a timely manner.
The center offers botox, filler treatments, coolsculpting, medical skin care treatments, laser hair removal, massage and other services. Staff include a registered nurse, medical esthetician, massage therapists and stylists.
It's open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Walk ins are welcome, or for an appointment, call 783-4612.
Yuma native Ginger Draper recently joined the Manhattan Parlor team at 255 S. Main S. in historic downtown Yuma. She offers precision haircuts for men, women and children, and advanced color design techniques. For an appointment or consultation, call 782-3648.
Hair stylist Dorothy Garwood, formerly of BJ's Haircare, has relocated and is now working at Teri's Beauty Salon at 11550 Foothills Blvd. For an appointment, call 342-3746.
The Yuma County Library District is requesting proposals to operate cafes at the Main Library and the Heritage, Somerton, San Luis and Foothills branch libraries.
RFP packages may be picked up in Library District Administration, located on the second level of the Main Library at 2951 S. 21st Drive. Or they may be downloaded from www.yumalibrary.org. You can propose to operate at one or more of these facilities.
The Cloud Museum in Bard, Calif., owned and operated by Johnny Cloud, has a new phone number and can now be reached at (928) 919-5508.
The museum has an extensive collection of vintage vehicles, including what could be the world's largest collection of Ford Model Ts as well as antiques and other historic items. It is located at 1398 York Road in Bard. Follow S24 from Winterhaven and travel 10 miles.
Western Motor Coach, an RV dealer located at 7601 E. 32nd St., apparently has shut its doors — or more accurately, gates. A reader reported the business had moved out and calls to the phone number are answered with a message that the voice mail box is full.
Dale and Nelida Bottin have begun a computer ministry (a new ministry of Stone Ridge Church) and are asking people and businesses to donate computers they no longer need. They prefer laptops, but also will accept desktops — don't forget to include the electric cord, tower, monitor, mouse and keyboard.
The donated computers can be brought to their home at 1929 W. 21st Lane or call 210-5985 for pickup. They will clean off any files that may still be on the donated computers and repair them if needed. If they find private files on a donation that look to be important, they will download them to a CD or thumb drive.
The refurbished computers will be given to recipients who need a computer but can't afford to buy one. In some cases, the Bottins will provide classes or personal help to get people started or to learn how to care for their computers.
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