Around Town: Altrusa meets bi-monthly

July 23, 2013 • Vistas

Altrusa International Inc. of Roswell meets every second and fourth Wednesday at noon at the Elk’s Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. President is Joan Blodgett. [auth] Contact Donna Oracion, 624-7403 for more information.

Carrie Tingley Clinic
Children in the Roswell area with orthopaedic problems can be scheduled for an outreach clinic on Friday, July 26. Physicians from Carrie Tingley Hospital at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center will examine patients at Children’s Medical Services, 200 E. Chisum St. Children and young adults up to the age of 21 with chronic physical problems or difficulty with bones, joints and/or muscles, may be scheduled for appointments. Medicaid and insurance are accepted for payment. Written pre-authorizations and referrals from the patient’s primary care physician are necessary. For appointments, call 1-800-472-3235 option 2. Advance scheduling is requested.

Faith & Promise
Faith & Promise United Methodist Women’s Cluster Unit will gather Saturday, July 27, at Peachtree. Social gathering will be from 9:30-10 a.m.; meeting to begin at 10 a.m. Contact Onita Barkley-King at 625-2626 for more information.

Author Casey Jones will have a book-signing event Saturday, July 27, from 1-3 p.m. at Hastings, 1705 N. Main St. Jones, a resident of Clovis, will be available to sign copies of her book, “And The Angel Rocked Me: A Memoir of a Multiple Personality.” Heart-wrenching, “And the Angel Rocked Me” gives a glimpse into childhood trauma and the breakthroughs that are possible for those who endure. This touching memoir includes insights for those who are in a relationship with a psychopath. And the importance of having faith that your suffering is often the path to your purpose. For more information, contact Michelle Whitman at

Free movies
MainStreet Roswell will present a free movie every Saturday this summer. All movies will begin at dusk at Cielo Grande. The movies to be presented are:
July 27: Finding Nemo
Aug. 3: Despicable Me
Aug. 10: How to Train Your Dragon

Former mayor
The Historical Foundation and the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico invite you to a second lecture by former Roswell Mayor Bill Brainerd. His talk will be Sunday, July 28, at 3 p.m. at the Historical Archive Building, 208 N. Lea Ave. Brainerd served as mayor for 14 years. His recollection and remembrance of significant events during those years is most interesting. For more information, contact Bonnie Montgomery at 622-1176.

Volleyball camp
Sierra Middle School will be holding its annual volleyball camp for girls in the third through eighth grades beginning Monday, July 29, through Wednesday, July 31. Camp hours are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $35. Campers will receive a T-shirt. Contact Coach JuLynn Jones at 910-0010 or Greg Barela at 420-6703 for more information.

Cheer camp
The Yucca Recreation Center is sponsoring its annual Cheerleading Dance Camp for ages 5-14. Girls and boys grades Kindergarten through seventh-grade are welcome to attend. The camp will be held July 29-Aug. 1. Kindergarten through third-grade will be from 9 a.m.-noon. The second session will be for grades four and up and will be held from 1-4 p.m. The camp will be held at the Yucca Recreation Center, 500 S. Richardson Ave. The camp will culminate with a presentation for parents. Cost is $25. The concession stand will be open. For more information call 624-6719.

Football camp
The Roswell Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring football clinics for boys and girls ages 6-14. Technique, skills and rules will be covered to improve performance in this sport. The camp be offered July 29-Aug. 1. Cost is $25. The camp will be at Cielo Grande Recreation Area from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Coach Kenny Pittman, along with other football specialists, will be conducting the co-ed trainings. All participants need to bring is their own water bottles, sunscreen and a healthy snack. Call the Yucca Recreation Center for registration information at 624-6719 or stop by at 500 S. Richardson Ave.

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