• The Tucumcari Golf Course is beginning a few different summer programs soon.
Junior Clinics will begin on Saturday. The clinic will be for children ages 7 to 17 and will run from 9:45 a.m. until 11:15 a.m. They will be offered each Saturday during the summer and equipment will be available for those who need it.
The Summer Junior Golf Program will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer and is open to ages 7 to 17. Days will included an hour and a half of instruction beginning at 8:30 a.m. followed by play on their own. Preregistration is required and forms may be picked up at the City offices or the Tucumcari Golf shop. Registration is $100.
Group golf clinics are available for adults at 6 p.m. on Thursday evenings. The clinics are one hour of basic golf instructions with equipment available for those who need it. The cost is $10 a day.
Wednesday Evening Scrambles will begin at 6:30 p.m. June 1. There will be mixed pairings, and those wishing to participate should call the shop by 5:30 p.m.
For more information on any of these programs call the golf course at 461-1849.
• The Beta Omega Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Mesalands Community College is participating in “Project Graduation … Feed a Body, Feed a Mind,” an initiative designed to help alleviate hunger and illiteracy in our community. They are requesting the community bring non-perishable food items and books to drop-off sites around the community from noon on May 13. Drop off sites include: Mesalands Community College Commons area, Tucumcari Pizza Hut, San Jon Public Schools and Logan Public Schools. On the day of graduation, the books and caned good will be given to La Casa de la Hope.
Today, May 10 and May 11 Tucumcari Pizza Hut will give a free order of bread sticks for every two non-perishable items donated at that location.
For more information contact David Brown at 487-2221 or Dr. Philip Kaatz at 461-4413.
•The Girl Scout paper drive will be on Saturday at Mesalands Community College. Sun bleached or papers that have been wet cannot be accepted, because the recycler does not accept them. The drive will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information contact Donna Laurialt at 461-4421.
• On April 15 the Roadrunners 4-H Club, the middle and high school FCCLA groups met in the Tucumcari Middle School Home Economics room. The participated in National Youth Service Day by baking 50 dozen oatmeal, peanut butter, snicker doodle and chocolate chip cookies for the City Police Department, Fire Department, Department of Transportation and the staff at Trigg Memorial Hospital. On April 16 the Roadrunners 4-H Club and same FCCLA members gathers at the middle school to plan flowers in the breezeway, to kick off the Tucumcari beautification week.
• This week is Ute Lake State Park community clean-up week. To help keep the community of Logan and state park clean, Ute Lake State Park, the Village of Logan, the Logan Fire Department and Logan EMS are hosting the annual trash pick-up event.
The event will be on-going throughout the week and members of the community can come lend a hand at anytime.
For those who participate hotdogs and drinks will be available at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Ute Lake Group Shelter if the weather is nice, or the Logan Fire Department if it rains.
For more information contact the Ute Lake State Park at 487-2284 or the Village of Logan at 487-2239.