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Vets Advocate: Redistribution and saving TRICARE: Part 1

August 3, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

It is becoming more apparent each day that retired veterans’ health care is under attack, increasingly being cannibalized in the name of funds redistribution. Also, what affects retired medical benefits also affects VA (service connected eligible) medical benefits. Hard to believe? “Funds redistribution” is just a mythical, political bomb...

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Around Town: LULAC to hold meeting, museum reception and the Invaders

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

LULAC will have its monthly meeting July 28, at 6 p.m. at the Roswell Adult Center. This month the guest speaker is Matt Garcia, Redistricting Out- reach coordinator for MADEF Organization from San Antonio, Texas. The timing is crucial for Chaves County to be...

Area Announcements

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Social Security Office to begin closing at 3:30 p.m. Effective August 15, 2011, the Roswell Social Security Office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. While agency employees will...

Area Scene: Theater events and music festivals!

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

ALBUQUERQUE- Rancho Pancho by Gregg Barrios, directed by Diane Malone will be playing now to August 7 as part of the 2011 Tennessee Williams Festival. It will be playing at Camino Real Productions at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth Street...

Sertoma club awards scholarships

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The Roswell Sertoma Club recently announced the recipients for 25 college scholarships for the Fall 2011 semester. Each scholarship is for $500.00. Receiving scholarships are Lindsey Woody, Leann Bullock, Justin Squire, Cassandra Cooper, Laura Fry, Kristen...

Avoiding planting because of bugs?

July 27, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Q. This year I dutifully and hopefully waited to plant summer squash to avoid the squash bugs. I got them anyway! It occurred to me the native squash about 40 feet from my garden, after all is a squash, and might it be a host of the ‘bug’? Sure...

Vets Advocate: Job fair, women's VA health care and COLA

July 27, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Alert to all veterans and family members: there will be a New Mexico job fair happening real soon. The New Mexico Workforce Connection Chaves County, Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Chaves County Economic Development, Hispano Chamber of Commerce and Eastern New...

Around Town: Tobosa directors hold meeting

July 27, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Tobosa Developmental Services board of directors will meet July 28 at noon at Tobosa Center, 110 E. Summit. For more information call 624-1025. ENMU-R ENMU-R and the Special Services Occupational Training Program for students with disabilities will hold its...

Roswell Leadership now taking applications

July 27, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Roswell Program is currently taking applications for the 2011-2012 class. The class runs nine months and meets one Friday each month. The program gives participants the opportunity to learn through workshops, panel...

Fast Track to Health

July 27, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Healthy Kids Chaves County is sponsoring the “Fast Track to Health” incentive program to keep elementary school aged children active and engaged over the summer. Children are encouraged to participate in “healthy activities” offered...