Thursday, October 22, 2009

Quemado area gears up for Halloween carnivals

Quemado News
By Debbie Leschner

The Public Health Department will be giving flu shoots in Quemado on Monday, Oct 26 at 1 p.m. They will be at the school giving students and staff shots. From 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., shots will be given at the Quemado Community Center for the rest of us. The next scheduled date is Monday, Nov. 2 from 1:30- 3:30p.m. in Reserve at the Public Health Department Office located in the clinic.
Halloween carnivals
The Quemado School Halloween Carnival will take place Wednesday, Oct 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the school. Each class will have a booth with various games and activities. The carnival tickets are 25 cents each. This is a community event with young and old dressed in costumes. … The Datil School Halloween Carnival will be held in the Datil gym on Saturday, Oct 31 beginning at 6 p.m. It is sponsored by the Booster Club with proceeds going to help with school supplies, scholarships and more. There will be bingo, a haunted house, various games and a great concession stand. This also is a community event were young and old can dress in costumes.
Quilt drawing
The Quemado Senior Center held the drawing for the queen size quilt that was hand quilted by Bonnie Armstrong, Earlene Bowlby, Betty Chavez, Tilly Chavez and Placy Padilla. The winner is Lorene Skinner of Reserve.
The Datil Seniors are joining the Quemado Seniors for a Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct 29 at 10:30 a.m.
There will be treats and a prize for the Best Dressed/Scariest Costume. Names will be drawn for the Christmas Gift Exchange by those who would like to participate. Lunch menu for the Oct. 29 is chicken and rice with broccoli, peas and carrots, roll and oatmeal cookie. Please call by 9 a.m. with your lunch reservation.
The center’s phone number is 773-4820.
Lady Eagles
Quemado finished off the regular season with a 3-2 victory against Mountainair on Oct. 17.
It also was Parents Night and a fundraising event, “Volleyball for a Cure”, which raise over $290 for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research. The Quemado teams all wore a pink ribbon in their hair. The Eagles will meet Reserve on Oct. 27 in the first round of the district playoffs. The winner of the Quemado-Reserve match will play at Animas on Oct. 29 for the district championship. Reserve finishes its regular season Oct. 22 at Animas.
Odds and ends
The following Quemado businesses will be handing out Halloween treats to any children who come dressed in costume on Saturday Oct 31: The Country Store, J and Y Auto and The Largo. … The community is saddened to see our hardware store closing its doors. We want to thank Eric Skrivseth, owner and his crew, Larry, Lori and Pat for the years of being there when we needed them. … Happy belated birthday to Susie Rodriquez who turned 100 years young. Susie’s family and friends celebrated her birthday last weekend in Quemado.
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