Altrusa Fiesta Cash Party, birthdays

$15,000 is in your future?… Altrusa of Tucumcari will have its “2007 Fiesta Cash Party” on Oct 20 at the Elk’s Lodge. At 6 p.m. a Mexican dinner will be provided by the Elk’s Lodge. After dinner, at 9 p.m. you can dance to the music of Limited Edition. Tickets are $100. The top prize [...]

Library sitting pretty, thanks to Altrusa gift

By QCS Staff The Community Service Committee of Tucumcari Altrusa International donated $1,350 in early spring to the Tucumcari Public Library to purchase new sitting area furniture. Now, a three-piece maroon faux-leather brass-tab couch set was purchased from the downtown business of Pajirito Interiors, said an Altrusa officer. “It gives a new look to that [...]

Open Meetings Act and public records workshop by attorney general, Altrusa installation

Open Meetings Act Workshop set for June 1 A workshop on the Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records will be conducted by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office on June 1 in Tucumcari, according to a press release from Attorney General Gary King. Attorneys from the Civil Division staff, in conjunction with [...]

Altrusa helps support community projects

By QCS Staff Tucumcari Altrusa International contributes to the success of many projects in Tucumcari. During the first quarter of this year, contributions to Altrusa community service projects totaled more than $6,000, according to a release by the group. The following are Altrusa’s community service projects and the amount it has contributed: • MCCH Council Immunization [...]

Altrusa preps for fundraiser: Are you ready to win $

The Altrusa Club of Tucumcari will be holding its annual fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Elk’s Lodge. This year the top prize will be $15,000 in cash instead of a car. Altrusa sells 275 tickets each year for $100; each ticket is numbered and 275 numbered ping-pong balls are put in the [...]

Altrusa chapter earns national recognition

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun The room was hardly fitting a library — a dark, dusty space with shopping carts, exercise equipment and a few boxes of old books. Now, the Pioneer Senior Center Library looks more like a living room, with new shelving, rugs, lamps and furniture to go along with nearly 1,000 [...]

Retired woman of the year

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Who: Diana Beck, longtime Tucumcari resident, supporter and caretaker who said she shocked the nation – or at least local residents – when she retired in July. Claims to fame: Too lengthy to include them all, Beck’s latest award came from the Altrusa club as Retired Woman of the Year. In her introduction, the group [...]

Volunteers revamp library

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS The proverbial librarian who hushes the masses may have pulled her hair out at all the noise Saturday in the library at the Pioneer Senior Center. But the noise wasn’t a bunch of kids wreaking havoc or belittling Shakespeare, it came from the Altrusa club and area volunteers who were revamping [...]

Altrusa car party drives it home

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari’s Bobby Dominguez said he did not foresee himself driving away the grand prize winner in Altrusa’s annual car party — but his wife certainly did. “My wife never prays for material things,” Dominguez said, “but she kept saying I was going to win the truck. She said she was sure [...]

Altrusa Car Party revving it up

Rev the engines, for it’s time once again for the annual Altrusa Car Party, happening at 6 p.m. tonight at the Elk’s Club. Altrusa President Glenda Reid is expecting the customary 300 to 400 people for the dining, dancing — and chance to win a brand new car — as the $100 tickets have all [...]