Altrusa chapter to host annual cash party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual cash party is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred tickets will be sold and the last number drawn will win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will benefit Altrusa community service projects.

Altrusa will use the proceeds from the Cash Party to fund various community service projects including efforts to promote literacy, to fund college scholarships, to beautify Dunn Park, and to support non-profit organizations such as New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranches, Ronald McDonald Houses, Art Space, Community Easter Egg Hunt, and Relay for Life.

Barbeque will be served and will be catered by the Altrusa ladies. A dance will follow the cash party at 9 p.m. with music by the band Limited Edition.

In addition to the $15,000 grand prize, the runner up will win $500, and every 25th number called will win a door prize worth at least $100. Ticket winners do not have to be present to win.

To purchase cash party tickets, please contact Lois Sappington, Altrusa president, at 575-461-0282 or Sylvia Wampler at 575-461-4285 or 575-403-8405