Historical Society honors the Pecos Valley Pecan Pioneers

September 9, 2011 • Vistas

At this year’s heritage dinner, which is scheduled for Oct. 4, 2011, the Historical Society for southeast N.M. will be paying tribute to two individuals that greatly assisted in developing the agricultural economics of Roswell; Bill Bonham and Virgil Haley. These two community minded men called, “Pecos Valley Pecan Pioneers,” have served our community in many facets over the years. These men will be honored by receiving the Heritage [auth] Award, the highest honor given by the Historical Society. It is awarded to long time residents who contributed to the betterment of Roswell and the surrounding area. This year’s heritage dinner is the evening of Oct. 4, A reception and silent auction proceeds the dinner starting at 6:15 p.m., at the Roswell Civic and Visitor’s Center.
Organizations can participate by purchasing a corporate table of eight at a cost of $400. A corporate table is a highly visible way to join the Historical Society in honoring these deserving award winners at this auspicious occasion. Table reservations received by Sept. 28, 2011, will be listed in the program as table sponsors. What a great way to show your support to these men and our community. The funds raised will support the operations of the Historical Museum. Individual tickets are $50 per person.
If you have not received your invitation and since reservations are required, we invite you to call 622-8333 to acquire an invitation. The Historical Society wants to make sure anybody that wants to attend and help honor these outstanding men gets to do so. Reservations are due no later than Oct. 1, 2011. Pepper’s Grill will cater this year’s banquet.

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