Weekly News – Mar 20, 2024

Mar 20, 2024 | News

Mar 20, 2024

Hello Everyone,

Our speaker tomorrow is Andrea McNeely with No Minor Sale is an educational and advocacy campaign, trying to protect youth from flavored nicotine products.  Their main focus at the moment is advocating for a nicotine flavor restriction policy and tobacco preemption repeal. Amileigh Longhorn is a student at Navajo Prep and she will lead the discussion on how local partners can help support their campaign efforts.

Thank you to our speaker last week, Greg Hallstrom, Executive Director of the NM Ramp Project.  This project provides free ramps for people with mobility issues across New Mexico. They invite members from all communities throughout the State to donate and volunteer to make their mission a reality for as many people as possible. Ramps are built without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, or gender. Their vision is that no NM resident shall lack safe access because of financial limitations.   Website:   https://nmramp.org

March is National Women’s History Month:   By Women for Women Holistic Fair will be at Connect Space on March 28 from 4pm to 7pm.  Alyssa Begay, one of our members, is involved with this and said Kiwanis can have a booth at the Fair for No Charge.  Would anyone be interested in manning a booth?  If you are, give Alyssa a call at 505-536-0444

Jill received an email from Eileen Berry with the New Mexico Children’s Foundation.  They have more art supplies and are asking if anyone who might be going to Santa Fe could pick them up.  They gave a few boxes of art supplies for Esperanza recently.

 Is there someone heading to Santa Fe that can collect items for Esperanza Elementary?  

There are over 40 boxes of crayons, 18 watercolor kits. 

Also….Club Elections are April 28. Currently, all positions have someone willing to serve in these capacities.  If anyone wants to consider including their name, please talk to Bernadette.  Those elected to these positions will take office Oct 1.

President:                Nikki Taylor

Past President:       Bernadette Alarid

Treasurer:                Chris Troyer

Secretary:                 Perla Wahoske  (Pending)

Directors:                 Brian Turner & Kathy Hogan  -2 year term expires 2025

                                    Bob Brooks & Gary Hansen-2 year term expires 2026


Director:                  Jill McQueary  2 years term expires 2025


Director:                 Ed Kompare-1 year term expires 2025

Please keep these upcoming dates in mind. 

May 24th-26th Riverfest and Duck Race

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