Friday, October 22, 2010

Quemado: Health Fair

Quemado Connection
by Debbie Leschner

Beef Stew Dinner and Bingo Night on Friday, October 22 at the Quemado Senior Center starts at 4:30 p.m. There will be door prizes with 15 bingo games played with cards at 25 cents each. Come have a good time and help raise some money for the senior center.
 The Catron County Historical Society will be taking a trip to the DanCyn Windmill Museum in Pie Town on Saturday, October 23 at 2 p.m. This trip will be a walking tour of the outside with a presentation by the Lee’s.
Glenwood’s Saturday Market will be happening on October 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. off Highway 180 next to the Community Presbyterian Church. There is still seasonal produce available along with herbs, various arts and crafts.
October 25 to 29 is red ribbon week at Quemado Schools. On Thursday, October 28 at 3 p.m. the Junior High, Junior Varsity and Varsity teams play Reserve at home. This is also Parents Night and “Dig Pink”.  A raffle will be held to raise money for breast cancer awareness with lots of great prizes such as 2 fleece blankets, several gift baskets and much more. Come by the school and get your tickets. They are $1 each , 6 for $5 or 12 for $10. You do not need to be present to win. After the games the Halloween Carnival will start at 6 p.m. Everyone can come in costume. Lots of games and prizes for the children. On Friday, October 29, all three volleyball teams play away games against Carizozo at 2 p.m. Datil’s Halloween Carnival will be on Saturday, October 30.
Quemado Senior Center activities for the week: Pool tournament on Tuesday and exercise at 1p.m. on Wednesday. The center will be closed on Thursday and Friday due the senior health fair being held at the Reserve Senior Center. Lunch for Monday – cooks choice, Tuesday – taco soup, Wednesday – hamburger stroganoff. All seniors are welcome. Please call the center at 773-4820 before 9a.m. to make your lunch reservations. Congratulations to Verlene Baca who was the winner of the blue quilt.
Catron County Senior Health Fair will be held on Thursday, October 28, and Friday, October 29 at the Senior Center in Reserve.  The health fair is open to all seniors in Catron county.   The hours are 9a.m. to 4:30 p.m..  There will be flu shots, diabetes screenings, blood pressure checks, health product information and equipment, nutritional education and food storage supplies.  While there you can also get a hair cut, massage, facial, nail care, get your knives sharpened, get your boots polished, and much more.  A  cold breakfast, lunch and snacks will be available both days.  The lunch menu for Thursday is chicken and gravy and Friday’s lunch is meatloaf and sauce.  The meals are a donation of $2.  There will be many giveaways during the fair.  Mark the dates on your calendar!
The Central Region Educational Cooperative and Quemado Independent Schools will hold its fall Child Find event on Thursday, October 28, from 3 p.m to 6 p.m. at Quemado Schools.  Child Find is a free developmental screening for children, newborn to 5 years of age.  Attend this important screening and sign up to win a tricycle and other prizes.  For more information contact Carmelita Chavez at 575-773-4660.

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