Community Notes: Interns sought for Congress, booths available for Wellness Fair

Bingaman’s office seeks summer interns
U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman today encouraged students to apply for a summer internship in his Washington office. The application deadline is March 31. The internships are open to college and university undergraduate students who attend school in New Mexico or attend school in the state.

Students learn about the political process and gain experience in the daily operations of a U.S. Senate office. Summer interns will work five 40-hour during one of two sessions: May 27 to June 27 or June 30 to Aug. 1.

Students are encouraged to complete and submit the application online at: The link to internship information is located under the “Services and Programs” section on the main page. Students may also submit a printed version via fax at (202) 224-2852. 

Booth spaces available at Wellness Fair
The Quay County Maternal Child and Community Health Council and individuals and other groups will be hosting the Quay County Community Wellness Fair 2008 on April 26.

The Wellness Fair 2006 Committee is offering booth space. Commercial enterprises will be charged $20. Non-profit organizations or those providing a free health screening will be provided a booth at no cost.

About 600 participants and volunteers are expected. There will be a concession stand available.

Booths will be located in various areas of the Convention Center.
For more information, call Sue Best at 461-3506.