Reg istration for the fall 2014 soccer season is underway. The Roswell Youth Soccer Association (RYSA) is holding registration at Cielo Grande from 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 12 and 19, Thursday, Aug. 14, and Saturdays, Aug. 9 and 16, from 9-11 a.m. Age qualifications are as follows: children must be 3 by Aug. 1, 2014 and cannot be over the age of 12 as of Aug. 1, 2014. To register, bring a small photo, birth certificate to verify age and $45. A new benefit for returning players is that people can register online at www.roswellsoccer.org.
National health center week starts Monday
La Casa Family Health Clinic would like to celebrate national health center week with the community at 5 p.m. Aug. 12 by hosting the annual health fair. Community vendors and Congressman Steve Pearce will be at the event.
Gateway Christian School ribbon cutting
The Roswell Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 11, for the new science lab at Gateway Christian School, 1900 N. Sycamore Ave.
For more information, visit gatewaychristianschool.us.
Chaves County Search and Rescue to meet
The Chaves County Search and Rescue will meet at 7 p.m. on Aug. 11 at 403 N. Richardson Ave. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Leland Jones at 626-2860.
Hobby Lobby decision topic of tour
Join the Southwest Women’s Law Center as it holds its second annual Listening and Advocacy Tour, “It’s a Brand New Day,” for Women’s Economic Fairness on Monday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Roswell Public Library in the Bondurant Room.
The discussion will include the recent decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Inc. and its effect on women’s economic fairness. A proposal for a New Mexico “Pregnancy Fairness and Accommodation in the Workplace” law that will be introduced during the 2015 legislative session and New Mexico’s 2013 Fair Pay for Women Act and how it benefits our state’s efforts to ensure women are paid equally for equal work will also be topics of discussion.
For more information call 505-244-0502.
Chaves County Tourism Council to host meeting
The next meeting will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 11 at the Historical Society Archives Building. Marlin Johnson, the new city planner, and the former city planner will be discussing current projects.
Industry appreciation banquet
The Desk and Derrick Club of Roswell will host its 62nd annual Industry Appreciation Banquet on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the Holiday Inn, 3620 N. Main St. The cost of the meal is $30 per person. There will be a no-host bar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with dinner to be served at 7 p.m.
The speaker for the evening will be Robby Gaines whose topic is “Spotlight on Space.”
Community prayer breakfast
Trinity United Methodist Church, Aldersgate United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church invite all to the monthly Community Prayer Breakfast, which will be held Tuesday at 8 a.m. The monthly breakfast offers time for Christian fellowship and a free delicious breakfast.
Monthly meeting to be held
The Chaves County Comprehensive Strategy Board’s monthly meeting will be at noon on Aug. 12. The meeting will be in the Sheriff’s Training Room located at the Chaves County Administrative Building at #1 St. Mary’s Place in Roswell. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda or additional information available by calling 624-6637.
Monterrey Elementary to host meet and greet
Monterrey Elementary school will host a parent/teacher meet and greet at 5 p.m. on Aug. 12. Refreshments will be served.
Altrusa International to meet Aug. 13, Aug. 27
Altrusa International Inc. of Roswell currently meets at noon every second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. The president is Claudette Foster. Altrusa is a community service club composed of executive and professional individuals in the community. The mission of Altrusa is to enhance the quality of life in the community through educational, literacy, and charitable support programs. Altrusa is always looking for new members. For more information, call 624-7403.
Caregiver Support Group to meet in Hagerman
The J.O.Y. Hagerman/Dexter Caregiver Support Group will meet at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Hagerman/Dexter J.O.Y. Center located at 505 E. Argyle in Hagerman. Angela Levolpa, store manager, and Michelle Glass, case manager, of Goodwill in Roswell will be the guest speakers. For more information, contact Connie Conde at 623-4866.
Caregiver Support Group to meet in Roswell
The J.O.Y. Roswell Caregiver Support Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Roswell J.O.Y. Center located at 1822 N. Montana Ave. Angela Levolp, store manager, and Michelle Glass, case manager, of Goodwill in Roswell will be the guest speakers. For more information, contact Connie Conde at 623-4866.
Dinner Ride at Farley’s
Champion Motorsports will be hosting a dinner ride starting at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 14. We will gather at Champion Motorsports at 5:45 and leave at 6 p.m. for a short ride to dinner at Farley’s. It’s Dutch treat, which means people must bring their own money. There will be good food, fun and door prizes. For more information please contact Tamara Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 575-624-0151 ext. 325.
Las Chismosas to host cook out
Las Chismosas will meet at 6 p.m. on Aug. 14. Las Chismosas will be hosting a cook out at 1007 Hamilton Drive Music will be provided by Bob Villegas and Blacita. Members need to bring side dishes and wear yellow T-shirts but everyone is welcomed. For more information call Judy Otero at 623-1514 or Diane Gonzales at 622-7876.
Carrie Tingley Clinic to visit Roswell
Children in the Roswell area with orthopaedic problems can be scheduled for an outreach clinic on Friday, Aug. 15. 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., Roswell.
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. Doctors, rehabilitation therapists specializing in seating needs and orthotists specializing in support braces will evaluate and treat patients.
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.
Star Party at Brantley Lake
There will be a Star Party at Brantley Lake State Park starting at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, at the Limestone Campground Group Shelter. Large telescopes will be set up and visitors can set up their own telescopes. There will be a laser light tour of the summer constellations at 9:30 p.m. The Star Party will be cancelled if the sky is too cloudy. For more information, call the park at 575-457-2384.
Kathy Williams to speak at Healthsense
Kathy Williams, chief nursing officer at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, will speak at Healthsense from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15. The topic will be the importance of immunizations. Healthsense is held at Senior Circle in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. The talk is open to the public, so bring a friend. Light snacks will be served.
Dance to music of Dwain & Jill
Dwain & Jill will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. Admission is $5 per person. This duo is the original Kountry Heirs performing timeless classic country hits. For more information, call Carla Cobb at 627-3400 or 910-6935.
After hours at Carmine’s
The Roswell Chamber of Commerce will hold a business after hours at Carmine’s Italian Eatery, 625 N. Main St., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21. There will be food, refreshments, fun and networking. For more information, call 575-623-5695.
Boogie down with Rob Rios
The Roswell Jazz Festival is co-sponsoring a fundraiser at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Arts from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 with Rob Rio, the “boss of the boogie woogie.” Seating is limited and tickets can be purchased at Stellar Coffee, 315 N. Main St. or by phone at 575-623-3711. Tickets are $35.
Information about Rob Rio can be found at robrio.com/Bio.
Fundraising lunch set for Aug. 25
The fourth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s Fundraiser luncheon, sponsored by Comfort Keepers, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Monday, Aug. 25, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave.
The cost will be $10 per plate and the menu includes brisket, beans, potato salad, dinner roll and dessert. All the proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
Tickets are available at Comfort Keepers, 1410 S. Main St. or call for ticket delivery 624-9999.
Always Patsy Cline to be performed
The Roswell Community Little Theater will perform Always Patsy Cline starting at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 29. The show will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Sept. 14. Tickets are $15 per adult and $11 per student. Tickets can be purchased by calling 622-1982.
Dance workshop to be hosted
Children will learn how to tell a story by dancing at 9 a.m. Aug. 30 at Dexter UMC. Students will then dance at the 11 a.m. Sunday church service. Similarly, at 11 a.m. students can learn how to dance at Aldersgate UMC and dance in the 9 a.m. church service. Keri Sutter, dance instructor and director of Surgite Dance Studio in Albuquerque, NM, will be the instructor. Cost $10 per student ages 8 and older. To register call 626-0099.
Honorary Organization to meet
Roswell’s Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa-International Honorary Organization for Women Educators (ADK) will start its 2014-2015 year by meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the home of Patty Rodgers, 901 Belaire Drive. Susan McClure will cohostess the meeting and will include discussion of upcoming fundraising activities, which will assist in awarding scholarships in spring of 2015 and ideas for altruistic projects, which will support the community of Roswell.