Weekly News – Aug 9, 2023

Aug 9, 2023 | News

Aug 9, 2023

Hello Everyone,

Our speaker tomorrow is Debbie Joslin, Executive Director with Hope Children’s Foundation.  They are planning a fun fall event with the Bar-D Ranglers at the Farmington Civic Center.  Also, Debbie will give us an update on her and Randy’s latest trip to Africa.

Board Meeting immediately following the regular meeting.

Thank you to our speaker last week, Ed Marquez, who is portraying his great-great-grandfather Jose Salome Jaquez in Dining with the Dead this year. We learned so much about the important impact Ed’s relatives had in our area. As a young boy, Salome was kidnapped by the Utes to be a slave; this was not an uncommon practice.  How cool to hear about the landmarks that still are named and exist from this time and we should all go find the cemetery where he is buried!

Thank you to our guest last week for joining us, Ashley with Wellbrook.

Congratulations to Alyssa and Cordell for being inducted into the Kiwanis family.  We love that we align with your passions.

Bring your dollars to buy into the poker game and support our yearly social, too!

Please keep these upcoming dates in mind and consider signing up for these important events. 

Neighborfest Benefit Concert with Basin to support Hospice Care will be Saturday, August 12th from 5pm-9pm, at Wines of the San Juan. Kids 13 and under are free, adult tickets are $20. To purchase, go here: https://qrco.de/bdugx7.  See attached flyer

September 9th-Dining With the Dead-Greenlawn Cemetery. 4:00PM. Tickets are on sale for this 10th Anniversary event!

September 22nd-Boys & Girls Club of Farmington’s 55th Annual BBQ.  See Nikki Taylor for Tickets.  NikkiT@bgcfarmington.org

November 1st and 2nd is Kiwanis Clothes for Kids at Target. Bob Brooks-Chairman.  50 to 60 volunteers needed each evening.  300 to 325 elementary children expected.

Nov 4th is Coats for Kids-Brian Turner-Chairman. 

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