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Comfort Keepers to host luncheon Monday benefiting regional Alzheimer’s Association

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Last year’s brisket lunch raised almost $3,000 for the Southeastern New Mexico Alzheimer’s Association. This year the goal is to beat last year’s proceeds. (Daily Record Photo)   The fourth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser lunch will be hosted Monday at the Elks Lodge. Comfort Keepers has hosted the event since it started. The [&hellip...

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Band barbecue fundraiser hotter than ever

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The barbecue portion of the event is the biggest fundraiser for the local high school bands. (Courtesy Photo)   For the past four years, in cooperation with the Roswell High School and Goddard High School bands, Roswell Honda has hosted a barbecue...

Heritage Dinner to be Tuesday evening

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico will host its 33rd annual Heritage Dinner on Tuesday. Each year, the dinner honors members who contribute to the community, making southeastern New Mexico a better place to live. This year’s Heritage Dinner...

Free concert to be hosted on Labor Day

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The community will have the chance to relax and listen to music at the Spring River Park and Zoo on Sept. 1 for the annual Roswell Symphony Orchestra Labor Day Concert. Each year families generally attend the concert since it is a free event. The concert...

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Child care center, Young Women United to host Young Parent’s Day on Monday

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Young Parent’s Day began so young parents could come together and celebrate everything they have accomplished since becoming parents. All of the parents involved in the event are students or alumni of University High School. (Courtesy Photo)    ...

Around Town: Board of Commissioners meeting to take place Tuesday

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The special executive board meeting of the Eastern Regional Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be hosted at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 106 E. Reed St. and is open to the public. Comments from the audience are welcome at the meeting but cannot be...

Around Town: Humane Society quilt raffle

August 22, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Tickets are now available for the Roswell Humane Society quilt raffle. The Humane Society is raffling a handmade quilt as a fundraiser for the organization. “Shades of Purple,” a handmade quilt created by Jan Hightower and Darlene Dickman, will be raffled...

Around Town: Immunization clinic today

August 20, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The New Mexico Department of Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) are offering childhood immunizations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the McDonald’s UFO Restaurant on Main Street. Adults are also welcome to update their own...

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United Way fall campaign to kick off with luncheon Monday afternoon

August 16, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The convention center was full with prospective donors at last year’s luncheon. If people wish to attend this year’s luncheon, tickets will be $20 at the door on Monday. (Courtesy Photo)   The 2014 United Way luncheon will be hosted Monday at 11:45...

Registration for Lifelong Scholars to start Aug. 25

August 16, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Registration for classes through the Lifelong Scholars program at the Roswell Adult Center will start Aug. 25. “Lifelong Scholars is continuing learning for adults,” said Sheila McKnight, supervisor for the recreation department of the RAC. The fall...