Around Town: Home garden club to meet Big Brothers Big Sisters meeting

September 14, 2011 • Vistas

The September meeting of the Home Garden Club will be held on Sept. 15, at 9:30 a.m. at the County Extension Office. Caerlion Arthur will give the program on herbs in the garden. For more information [auth] call 622-6461 or 625-9866.

Big Brothers Big Sisters
There will be a community Forum regarding Big Brothers Big Sisters, Sept 14, at 6:30 p.m at the Roswell Elks Lodge No 969, 1720 N. Montana. For more information call Ron at 317-6126.

Chaparral Rockhounds
The Chaparral Rockhounds will meet Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Jeri House will host the program ‘What minerals do we personally use in a single lifetime?’ All visitors are welcome. For more information call 622-5679.

Chaves Democratic Party
The Chaves Democratic Party Monthly Meeting will be meeting at the Elks Lodge # 969, 1720 N. Montana on Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. Come early for dinner. Special guest speaker is Tom Jennings. For more information call Robbie at 420-9643.

Assistance League of Chaves County
Assistance League of Chaves County will hold its first meeting of the year on Sept. 16. The meeting will be held at the Chapter House, 2601 N. Aspen Road at 9:30 a.m. for a coffee social and 10 a.m. for the regular meeting. For more information call 627-0722.

GHS Reunion
The Goddard High class of ‘71 will be having their 40-year reunion Sept. 16 and 17, beginning with registration Friday at the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 6 p.m. Any Classmate wishing to attend should contact Danny Fulkerson at 622-1600 or visit,

The HealthSense session scheduled for Sept. 16, at 11 a.m. and will feature Karen Vaillant, MD, Director of the Family Practice Residency Center. Dr. Vaillant will speak, and plans to introduce some members of the latest residents’ class. For any additional information, contact Vonnie Goss, HealthSense Coordinator, 624-1110.

AARP Driver Safety Program
AARP Driver Safety Program will meet Sept. 16, at 12:30–5 p.m. At the Roswell Adult and Senior Center, Room 28, 807 N. Missouri. The cost for AARP members is $12 and for non-members $14. For more information call 624-6718.

Their will be an opening reception for 12 artists who artistically enhanced children’s chairs for CFCC at Tinnie Mercantile and Deli, 412 W. Second St. Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. For more information call 622-8900.

Mariachi Extravaganza

The Mariachi Extravaganza will have its performance Sept.16 at 7 p.m. at the Pearson Auditorium. Tickets cost $25, $30 and $40 per person. For more information call 623-5882.

Tour De Ocho Millas
The Tour De Ocho Millas will be Sept. 17, at Bottomless Lakes State Park. For more information call 317-7169.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
The 12th annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place at the Chaves County Court House Lawn on Sept. 17, registration starts at 8 a.m. The opening ceremony will be at 9 a.m. There will be entertainment, free lunch and raffle drawing from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Donations can be accepted online at newmexico. For more information call 624-1552.

United Way Golf Tournament
Wells Fargo and Roswell Regional Hospital are hosting their 9th annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit United Way of Chaves County, Sept. 17. The Wells Fargo and Roswell Regional Hosital golf tournament is famous for its great prizes and delicious food. For registration call 622-4150 for reservations call 622-4150.

Elks Fighting Cancer Golf Tournament
The Elks Fighting Cancer, Golf Tournament will be held at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course, Sept. 17, at 8 a.m. For more information call Brady Crump at 575-622-6033.

Old Timers
The 106th annual Old Timers reunion will be held Sept. 17, 9 a.m. at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Dinner will be served at noon, cost is $9 each. Music by Votaws. For information call 624-6718.

Senior Circle
ENMMC Senior Circle will have free flu shots available for members Sept. 17, from 10-2 p.m. at the facility at 2801 N. Main St., Suite D, next door to Family Dollar. For more information, call the office at 623-2311.

Roswell Public Library

The Roswell Public Library will be having story time, ‘Knights and Castles’ Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. For more information call 622-7101.
The Roswell Museum and Art Center will be having a Lecture and Reception for Nathan Craven Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m. For more information call 624-6744.

The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation
The public is invited to attend “Lest We Forget” on Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Sally Port Inn. For additional information about the banquet or to make reservations, contact Bob Pottle at 420-9664 or Judy Armstrong at or visit the website

Pecos Valley Iris Society

The Pecos Valley Iris Society will have its next meeting Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Cedar Room. The program ‘Creative Containers’ will be presented by Isabel Olsen. Visitors, youth and new members are invited. For more information call 627-6707.

Book Signing
Margaret “Maggie” Phillips will be signing her new book “Mounds of Memories” Sept. 18, from 2-4 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. For more information call 623-6508.

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