Around Town: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group to meet May 14

May 10, 2013 • Vistas

Alzheimer’s support
The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet at La Villa Assisted Living and Memory Care Tuesday, May 14, at 12 p.m. Complimentary lunch will be provided by La Villa, no reservation needed. For more information call 624-1552.

P.E.O. Chapter AI will meet Tuesday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m. in the home of Suzi Wagner. A light supper will be served. The program is Report of Convention given by Betsy Cunningham and Anne Hicks. Call Suzi if you are unable to attend.

Volunteer opportunity
There is an opportunity to volunteer for the 2013 Senior Olympic Games which will take place June 12-[auth] 16. The deadline to register to be a volunteer is May 15. More than 400 volunteers are needed in support of sporting events, special events, and socials during pre-game and Game Week. Volunteers who sign up to work a four-hour shift minimum will receive a free T-shirt, certificate and an invitation to attend an appreciation volunteer kick-off event. Volunteers must be 16 or older. Volunteer applications can be found at or at the Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information email, or call 623-5777.

Learn public speaking
Do you wish you were a better speaker or a better communicator? You can be! Roswell Noonday Toastmasters is a painless, inexpensive way to become a confident speaker and effective communicator. Regardless of whether you are a salesperson, a professional, the CEO of a big corporation or a mom talking with your child’s teacher, you can sharpen your skills and be the best communicator you want to be. START TODAY. Come to Toastmasters. Meetings held every Wednesday from 12:15-1:15 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on the corner of Union Avenue and 19th Street. For more information call Onita Barkley-King, 625-2626.

Story League
The Roswell Story League will have its final meeting before summer break on Thursday, May 16, at 11:30 a.m. at 419 Viale Bond. Hostesses for the luncheon will be Dean Day and Jolitha Alford. Members: bring a guest and your favorite dish to share. Storytellers will be Carol Bignell and Andrea England.

Car seat check
Los Niños Pediatrics, in association with Safer New Mexico Now and Molina Health Care, will be hosting a car seat check clinic and Health Expo on Thursday, May 16, from 2-4 p.m. at Los Niños Pediatric Health Clinic, 200 W. Wilshire Blvd. (just west of Golden Corral). Car seats will be checked for safety and any car seats that do not pass the safety check will be replaced. Also, health information will be provided for the children. Come and get your children healthy for the Summer.

Bingo every Thursday at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. Great Winnings! The game starts at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food service available. Call 622-1560 for more information.

Tax workshop
There will be a business tax workshop presented by Pat Jenking, EA, ABA, RTRP, of the New Mexico Society of Enrolled Agents on Tuesday, May 21, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Eastern New Mexico University- Roswell’s Occupational Technology Center, room 115. The workshop will cover gross receipts tax and how to file, selecting your business legal structure, depreciation, record keeping and more. Workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, email or call Carolyn Arias at 624-7133. Seating is limited.

Toastmasters open house
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to teaching public speaking and leadership. Roswell is lucky enough to have a club which is in need of additional members. We are therefore holding an Open House on May 21 at Candlewood Suites at 4 Military Heights from 6-7 p.m. We are inviting all interested men and women in the area to join us and see for yourselves what Toastmasters is all about. Hope to see you there. No reservations are required. Just come and enjoy yourselves. For more information, contact Del Davis, 627-6007.

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