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Community Notes
• The Tucumcari Police Department will have a Community Methamphetamine Lab Awareness event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at City Hall.
The event will teach people how to recognized Methamphetamine lab sites.
The program is open to everyone, but according the Chief of Police Mark A. Radosevich the program should be of particular interest to business and property owners.

• The Girl Scouts’ are having their annual paper drive on Saturday at Mesalands Community College.
They are collecting old newspapers, but sun bleached or previously wet papers can not be accepted.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mesalands Community College.

• The AAU Super Regional Girls Basketball Tournament will be from April 22-24 in Albuquerque. Girls basketball teams with players ages 9-19 can participate for $300 due by April 1.
Each team can play for games.
Information: Bill Krum at 220-4882 or visit www.gymratbball.com.

• The New Mexico Public Education Department is accepting nominations for the 2003 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Mathematics and science teachers in grades 7 to 12 are eligible to apply for the program. Anyone may nominate a teacher.
Forms are available at www.fsg.gov/pa.
Completed applications must be postmarked by May 2.
Information: E-mail Claudia Ahlstrom for mathematics at cahlstrom@ped.state.nm.us or Richard Reif for science at rreif@ped.state.nm.us.

• The following students were left off the Tucumcari Middle School honor roll for the first nine weeks A B honor roll because of mistaken calculations: Jay Hare, Jhea Jaynes, Katie Lamm, Sharaya Sisneros and Elizabeth Smith. Rhea Jaynes was also left off for the second nine weeks A B honor roll.

• The Business Professionals of America Club at Tucumcari High School will be holding a fund raiser through march 15.
Students are selling Little Ceaser’s pizza kits — different kits provide ingredients for varying products.
Information: Lynnsey Hall at Tucumcari High School at 461-3830

• The Quay County Extension office will be offering workshops about diabetes throughout March.
“On the Road to Living Well With Diabetes,” will give information about medical tests and provide results that will help prevent complications of diabetes. The workshop will be offered at 10 a.m. and at 5:30 p.m. March 9 at the Quay County Extension Office in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse.
“Meal Planning Basics for Diabetics” will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on March 15 at the extension office.
Both workshops are free.
Information: 461-0562