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News Briefs 5-31-24

May 30, 2024 03:52PM ● By MPG Staff

Dixon Soroptimists proudly donated $2500 to Tremont Elementary School PTA fourth-grade teachers Ms. Byers and Ms. Pitto for buses to transport fourth grade children to Sutter’s Fort Historic Park in Sacramento. Pictured left to right Kathy Archer, Tremont fourth grade teachers Ms. Byers and Ms. Pitto, and President Brenda Walker. Courtesy photo

Gone Fishin’ Open House

Boating and fishing are the reason Gone Fishin’ Marine has thrived for 20 years in Dixon and they are ready to celebrate. On Saturday, June 8, there will be food, drinks, and fun with storewide promos, an exclusive parts and accessories sale, and a raffle and a limited-edition T-shirt giveaway. The address is 1880 North Lincoln Street.

DDBA Meeting

Merchants and supportive citizens for the Downtown Dixon Business Association are invited to the June meeting on Thursday, June 6, at 8:30 a.m. at Almond Tree Mortgage, 1115 Stratford Avenue. Subjects will be Farmers Market news and upcoming plans for Dixon’s Railroad Days on June 22 and 23. For more information, (707) 678-8400 or check out their website The DDBA is seeking volunteers and board members.

Concert in the Plaza

Thursday, June 6, is also the date for the next Chamber Concert in the Plaza. The band will be Normal Paranormal/Live Wire. Bring your lawn chairs or picnic blankets, snacks, and enjoy a wide variety of music in a safe and family-friendly atmosphere. VIP Mexican Cuisine will be selling some of the best Mexican food.

Grillin’ & Chillin’

June 29 is the date so mark your calendars for Dixon’s annual street fair, car show, and rib and chili cook-off in the downtown core! Fun for the whole family. For more information, go to

Veterans Hall Dinner

On Friday, May 31, there will be no Veterans dinner due to a private party.  

Pardi Plaza Concerts

The Concerts in the Plaza 2024 spring and summer season has started, and the next one will feature the band, Normal Paranormal/Live Wire, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. The concerts happen every first and third Thursday of the month at the Pardi Plaza, on the corner of First and A streets. Sponsored by the City of Dixon, The Dixon Chamber of Commerce and Kaiser Permanente. For more information, call the Chamber at (707) 678-2650.

Shredding Event

On Saturday June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will be a shredding opportunity at Atkinson Self Storage, 1800 North First Street. Legal boxes of paper and or binders are $10 per box. Cash or card payments are accepted. For more information, call (707) 693-9200.

Quick Quack Best-Led

The Quick Quack Car Wash Company announced it was proud to be named a winner of Glassdoor’s inaugural award for Best-Led Companies 2024. This award honors companies with exceptional senior leadership teams that go above and beyond to redefine the employee experience and relies on input from employees who anonymously submit a company review on Glassdoor.

"Quick Quack Car Wash has been intentional and deliberate in creating a culture of smart, kind and driven team members for almost twenty years," said Quick Quack Car Wash co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Jason Johnson. “We are honored and, at the same time, committed to continue striving each day to more completely fulfill our mission to change the lives of our team members for the better. We appreciate everyone who made this award possible, and you for your continued support,” he added. There are two Quick Quack Car Washes in Dixon.

Father's Day Fun

Join Freedom Church, 470 E H Street, for a Special Father's Day Service this June 16, starting at 10 a.m. The service will be packed with music, worship dance, and an inspiring message straight from the Word of God.

Afterwards, the fun continues with an outdoor family bash at Hall Park. Dive into a delicious BBQ, compete in strength games for dads, and let the kids splash around in the open pool. For more information, call (707) 693-1774.

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