Thursday, October 28, 2010

Quemado: Food Pantry Open

Quemado Connection
By Debbie Leschner

The Quemado Food Pantry will be open on Friday, Nov. 5 at the Community Center . The event is sponsored by the Datil community Presbyterian Church. Eligible families and individuals will receive about 50 pounds of food per household. You must arrive and sign up before 3:30 p.m. You will then be called in order, so prepare to wait. (Bring your own containers. Ice chests are recommended for frozen and refrigerated foods.)
Food distribution is on the first Friday of every month at the following locations/times:
Quemado: 3:30 p.m. at the Community Center.
Datil: 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church
Horse Mountain: 12:30 p.m. at the Fire Station
Pie Town: 2 p.m. at the Community Center
You may attend any of these locations, but only one location per month. For more information, call or email Anne Schwebke at 575-772-5602 or For local contact, call 773-4627 and leave a message. Someone will get back to you as soon as they can.

The Quemado Community Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2 for general election voting.

Quemado Schools: District Volleyball Tournaments begin on Friday, Nov. 5. Good Luck Lady Eagles!
Happy November Birthdays to Clara Germaine, Mary Medlin, Doug Miller, Steve Padilla, Ray Pittman, Helen Walker and Jeanne Wimberley.

The Quemado Senior Center will be going to Gallup on Wednesday, Nov 3 so be sure to call ahead and let Diana know if you are going. Other activities for the week: Pool practice on Tuesday, quilting and bingo on Thursday. All seniors are welcome. Please call the center at 773-4820 before 9 a.m. to make your lunch reservations.

Mark Your Calendar with these upcoming dates: Community Thanksgiving Meal will be on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Catholic Church. The Community Christmas Cantata will be on Saturday, Dec. 19 at the Quemado school gym.

Know of anything going on or a special event in a family or school? Please let me know! Good news can’t be shared if it is unknown. Call 773-4119 or email at

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