April 19, 2006 Notable Notes

Scholarship available from wool growers

May 15 is the deadline for students to apply for the New Mexico Wool Growers Inc. annual scholarship.

All 4-H and Future Farmers of America members graduating from New Mexico High schools are eligible for the annual $750 scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to major in an agricultural field at New Mexico State University.

Applications are available at all county extension offices, from FFA advisors and at the NMWGI office in Albuquerque. For information, contact the NMWGI office at (505) 247-0584 or e-mail nmwgi@nmagriculture.org.

Udall aide coming to county Thursday

In an effort to assist and alleviate federal problems his constituents may have a staff member for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., will hold constituent office hours here this week.

Udall staff member Peter Wells will be available to meet with area

residents. Anyone wishing to make an appointment may do so by calling

763-7616. Anyone desiring to discuss issues relating to Congress or the

federal government is welcome to stop by.

Wells will be at Tucumcari City Hall from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will be at the Logan Village Hall from noon to 1 p.m.

Governor coming Monday

There will be a town hall meeting with Gov. Bill Richardson 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Territorial Building of the Convention Center.

Also, tables are being set up for various organizations in town to attend the lunch in the Convention Center following the Town Hall meeting. Cost for the lunch is $20, and the governor is expected to attend.

The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce requests members in attendance contact the Chamber at 461-1694 if they plan to attend.


Museum to present ‘Bread Lady’

Mary Jane Edaakie, known as the “Bread Lady” to many, and her family will be featured guests during a museum feast day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 13 at the Tucumcari Historical Museum.

There will be a demonstration and sale of bread, Indian tacos, fry bread and pastries.

For information, contact the museum at 461-4201.

Physical abuse detection training offered

The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council is offering a pair of workshops on the detection of physical child abuse next week.

The training seminars are available either 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 26 or 9 a.m. to 1:05 p.m. April 27. In each seminar, on-site registration will take place 30 minutes prior to the seminar.

The training includes a computer and video presentation to cover the basics of physical child abuse, including detection and evaluation.

For information, call 461-2656.