The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter seeks volunteers

September 26, 2012 • Vistas

Alzheimer’s Assoc.
The Alzheimer’s Association, New Mexico Chapter seeks volunteers to assist in presenting educational programs and in organizing its upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday, Sept. 29, on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn. Education volunteers would receive training in Alzheimer’s disease warning signs, progression and behaviors; then assist in disseminating this information. Walk volunteers would assist in organizational tasks, logistical execution or increasing public or corporate involvement. To volunteer, contact Priscilla Lujan at 624-1552 or priscilla.lujan

VCA fundraiser
Valley Christian Academy invites vendors, artists, and crafters to set up booths for a fundraiser on Oct. 13 at Enchanted Lands Park. Free benefit concert given by “Johnny and the Crashers.” We’ll have inflatables, a dessert auction, and food. Booth rentals are extremely affordable at $50 in return for a wide variety of marketing to include news print, posters and flyers. Contact school office for more information or to reserve your booth at 627-1500.

Jinglebob Telecom Pioneers
Roswell Jinglebob Telecom Pioneers will meet Thursday, Sept. 27, at 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. For reservations call 622-3082.

[auth] Healthy Kids
There will be a Healthy Kids Chaves County quarterly stakeholders meeting Thursday, Sept. 27, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell Health and Science Center, 75 University Blvd., room 200.

LULAC (League of United Latin American Citizens) is to meet Thursday, Sept. 27, at La Familia Counseling Services, 200 W. Hobbs St. at 6 p.m. For additional information contact Richard or Virginia Garcia at 622-6633 or 505-426-4142.

GriefShare is a special weekly seminar support group for people who are grieving the death of someone. Seminars are held Thursday evenings beginning this Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Grace Community Church, room 103, 935 W. Mescalero Road.

Car Wash
The KIK (Consumer Input Committee) of Tobosa Developmental Services is having a car wash fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 110 E. Summit St. in the north parking lot. Not only will the outside of your car be sparkling clean, but the inside as well.

Artist Reception
There will be a free lecture and reception for the opening of the paintings and drawings of Rodney Carswell Friday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. This exhibition is coordinated in partnership with the Roswell Artist-in-Residence Program and the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art.

Concert at PFW
Emory Quinn is scheduled to perform at Pecos Flavors Winery, 305 N. Main St., Friday, Sept. 28, from 7-9 p.m. Show is $10 – reservations available by calling 627-6265.

Honor Vets Dance
Honor our veterans dinner and dance will take place Friday, Sept. 28, from 7-11 p.m. at the American Legion Post 28 Veterans Memorial Hall, 1620 N. Montana Ave. Price is $10 per person. Dinner will be a choice of barbecue brisket or catfish. Music will be provided by the Tom Blake Trio and Country Charm. This event is a fundraiser for Adopt-a-Soldier. For more information, call 575-840-6565.

Flowers For Sale
This Saturday, Sept. 29, the Pecos Valley Iris Society will have a rhizome sale at the farmers market at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn from 7 a.m.-noon, or until all rhizomes are sold. Time to plant iris so come pick out your flowers now.

Alzheimer’s Walk
The world’s largest awareness and fundraising event in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, will be Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn. Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the walk commences at 9 a.m. Walk information and registration are available at, or by calling the Association at 1-800-272-3900.

Birding Group
UFO of Roswell Birding Group monthly meeting will be this Saturday, Sept. 29. First, there will be a field trip at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary, 401 N. Sycamore Ave. at 8 a.m. At 10:30 a.m. the meeting will be at 1804 W. College Blvd. The theme will be “Retreat at Enchanted Farms.” Contact Steve for more information at 420-2100.

College Fair
The Southeast New Mexico (SENM) College Fair will bring more than 30 college representatives to Roswell where students and their parents can meet with them. The fair will be at New Mexico Military Institute in the Godfrey Athletic Center on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 12-3 p.m. This free event is open to all high school students. No reservations required. For more information contact Kalith Smith at or 624-8372.

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