Altrusa makes $10,000 donation

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Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer A local organization’s donation helped Tucumcari MainStreet improve the landscaping at the newly remodeled Train Depot. Alida Brown, chair of the Altrusa community service committee, presented $10,000 donation to MainStreet at a community service program meeting held at Train Depot. “It’s critical for our community to have a project like […]

Child Sense: Helping your child learn the basics of organization

Priscilla J. Dunstan Teaching our kids how to be organized starts at an early age. The habits that will aid them as they move through life start when they are young with simple systems learned at home and in their own space. Even when they are young, they can learn how to put away their […]

Press release: Hospital receives donation from auxiliary

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Brad Treptow Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Auxiliary donated $17,000 to the hospital for equipment at the organization’s regular meeting last month. The money donated is matched dollar for dollar by the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation up to $10,000, resulting in a total donation of $27,000 that Trigg Hospital will receive. Two pieces of equipment […]

Our page — Feb. 9

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Lauriault recognized The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities presented “Arena King,” a pastel white-on-black painting by Sharon Quarles to Leonard Lauriault for his years of dedicated service to the organization. Pictured from left to right are: Kenna McKenzie Young, Sharon Quarles, Leonard Lauriault, Benjie Torres, and Mary Ann Apodaca.

Philanthropic Educational Organization of Tucumcari attends convention

Delegates Linda Cosner and Ruth Ann Litchfield from Chapter D in Tucumcari recently returned from Albuquerque where they attended a convention of the New Mexico chapter of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Sisterhood. More than 180 women from around the state were registered to attend the three-day event held at the Albuquerque Hilton hotel. During […]

City adopts Adopt-A-Highway

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By QCS Staff Following an appeal by a service organization, the Tucumcari City Commission approved the adoption of the Adopt-A-Highway program.The Rotary Club of Tucumcari wanted to assist in city clean up efforts and found the Adopt-A-Highway was already supported by the state’s Department of Transportation, said Diane Morency, a member of the Rotary. “It’s […]

Stargazing

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By QCS Staff Ashley Lopez and her family met the cast of the television series “Law and Order: SVU” on June 27 in New Jersey. The trip was made possible through the New Mexico Make-a-Wish organization. An added bonus of the meeting with the actors of Law & Order Special Victims Unit was that Ashley […]

Rotary looking for good causes to assist

By QCS staff A performer at last year’s Rotary Air Show returned his check for $3,000 to the Rotary, said Elmer Schuster, Rotary Club president. The club, in turn, decided to return the money to the community, and Tom Broom has been appointed head of a committee to review community activities and programs that could […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters dances into new territory

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari resident Donna Garcia, who started ballet at age 4 but stopped dancing after many years because of a back injury, will soon be dancing again to a brand new tune — Big Brothers Big Sisters. Garcia said she leapt at the student internship with the organization for several reasons. For […]

7/16 Community Briefs

The Greater Tucumcari Economic Development Corporation, Mesalands Community College Small Business Development Center and Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce will be conducting a business expansion and retention survey for the business community, according to a release from the chamber. Call Kim Floyd or Trey Kampfer at 461-4079 for more information or help with filling out […]