Community briefs — May 4

British coaches offer free clinic Youth soccer registration will take place Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Rattler Field. Kids registering for summer camp will receive a free camp T-shirt, soccer ball and jersey. Kids who want to participate in a free clinic hosted by British soccer coaches can show up with a soccer ball. The […]

Commodities to be distributed

Commodities will be distributed Feb. 16 at the Travis Nelson building, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. They will be distributed at the north side of the exhibit building at the fairgrounds.

10-27-2007; Commodities, museum trip, passport to Quay

Food commodities … Commodities are expected in November, said an official of the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, based in Clovis. The food bank serves nine counties by distributing the commodities released by the U.S. government through its TEFAP program, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program. Food items are delivered to the Food Bank […]

9/17 Quay personality

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Who: Delfino Garcia This Tucumcari native is a retired rancher and farmer who could also be known as the commodities man. What does that mean: Garcia is joined by his wife and 12-18 volunteers every month to hand out the government commodities to people in need. Claim to fame: A purely volunteer position that takes […]

Commodities distributed in Tucumcari

By William Thompson Wednesday morning approximately 100 area residents showed up at the Quay County Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall to receive free U.S. Department of Agriculture commodities. Volunteer Delfinio Garcia, one of 17 volunteers on hand, said he expected around 400 people to visit over the course of the day. “We give out food items once […]