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Ruidoso Free Press


April 24, 2012


Tea For Two

The eighth annual “Tea for Two or Just for You” is scheduled for saturday at 2 p.m. The tea, sponsored by the Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church, is an afternoon of entertainment and fellowship. The special program will feature the “Women of Camp Capitan,” presented by historian and speaker Polly e. Chavez. Camp Capitan was established in 1935 under the WPA for the education and training of hundreds of young girls during the Great depression. special music will be presented by Lou Ann ellison. Following the program, guests are invited to share in a high tea served in the fellowship hall. space is limited, so reservations are recommended. Cost per person is $10. For more information, call 2572220 or 257-1142. Proceeds will be donated to C.O.P.e., a non-profi t organization that provides for non-residential victims of domestic violence in Lincoln County.

Piñon pottery Vicki Conley will host a mosaic tiled fl ower pot workshop at Piñon Pottery sunday from 1-4 p.m. Cost is $20 and covers all materials. All proceeds go to the episcopal Church in Lincoln County’s outreach fund. To reserve a space, call Conley at 937-0873 or email

Capitan forum Republican primary candidates will be at Capitan Village hall May 1 from 6:30 p.m. for questions from the public. Candidates to appear are Preston stone and Karyl Williams for Lincoln County Commission, sterling spencer and douglas Fuqua for Probate Judge, state Representative Nora espinoza, state senator Aubry dunn, and sheriff candidates Robert sheppard, Minera davalos and Miguel Garcia.

tion’s “Communities Take Root” program, residents can vote to bring a fruit orchard to the hondo Community Garden. The garden was selected from hundreds of applications nationwide as one of the possible sites for an orchard provided by dreyers, but now it’s up to residents to make it a reality by visiting to support the planting of this orchard. You can vote once a day, every day, through Aug. 29. Only the top 17 locations with the most votes will get this opportunity. The hondo Community Garden is part of the Lincoln and Otero County healthy Life initiative, a group of public and private agencies and local gardeners, supported by the u.s. Forest service. in 2011, the program introduced more than 300 students to methods for cultivating a diverse, organic food garden. Learn more about the healthy Life initiative by visiting the NMAC’s website at

Free transportation Free transportation is available in Ruidoso for senior citizens aged 60 years and older. For details or to request transportation services, please call one day in advance. This service is provided Monday through Friday for local transportation only. Contact the Ruidoso senior Center at 257-4565.

Low-cost yoga

A low-cost community yoga class for beginners and intermediate students is held every Friday from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Blue Lotus healing Arts Center, 2810 sudderth in room 207 above schlotzsky’s. The class includes strength and fl exibility postures, restorative poses,

meditation and aromatheraphy fi nale. Room temperature is warm, so wear layered clothing and bring water. Mats and props are provided. Call Marianne Mohr at 575-802-3013 for more information. American Legion Post 79 – Jerome d. Klein Post, meets on the third saturday of each month at the American Legion building located at the southeast corner of spring Road and highway 70 at 11 a.m. For more information, or to join, call Vic Currier, Post Adjutant, at 802-5293. The Arid Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 1216 Mechem at 7:30 a.m., noon and 5:15 p.m. daily; Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and saturday and sunday at 7 p.m. There is also a Monday 6:30 p.m. women’s open meeting and beginners and young peoples’ big book study Fridays at 7 p.m. The Sunny Spirit Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets Monday and Thursday at noon and Friday at 5:30 p.m., while the women’s group meets Wednesdays at noon in the parish hall of the episcopal Church of the holy Mount at 121 Mescalero Trail. Al Anon of Ruidoso – for family members of alcoholics – meet at 1216 Mechem dr. Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and saturdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 258-8885. Altrusa Club of Ruidoso meets at 5 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at First Christian Church, 1211 hull Road. Altrusa international of Ruidoso was established in 1970 and it’s long running Annual Low Cost Mammogram

Program was established in 1988. some of the organizations Altrusa supports are the local food bank, women’s shelter, humane society and others. One of Altrusa’s focus is on literacy, in that they provide scholarships to men and women returning to college, books three times a year to the children in the local head start programs and donations to the Literacy Council. if you think an organization like Altrusa may be a good fi t for your volunteer eff orts, contact membership chair Judy Griffi n at 937-5437. The Carrizozo Roadrunners Chapter of the Lincoln County extension Association meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 1 p.m. at the Otero County electric Cooperative community room on 12th street in Carrizozo. Chapter meetings are open to anyone interested. For more information, call Barbara VanGorder at 575-648-9805 or doris Cherry at 354-2673.

lunch at noon is followed by bridge and other card games. A special program is also presented most months. The group and hosts Yoga Wednesdays. For times or further information, call 257-2309. Firefighters for Christ meet monthly at the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack Chapel at 7 p.m. This service is open to fi refi ghters and their families. For more information, call 258-4682. Inspired Living at sanctuary on the River is held every week from Tuesday through Thursday with various disciplines off ered. Tuesday – iyengar Yoga in the conservatory, intermediate 10 a.m.-noon, gentle 4-5 p.m., beginner/mixed 5:30-7 p.m.

Wednesday – Tai Chi. develop balance, fl exibility and movement, 10-11 a.m. Thursday – Qi Gong. Cultivate energy, strength and health, 10-11 a.m. Also on Thursday, music and lunch with TomTom and Friends, noon-1:30 p.m. For more information, call 630-1111. The Kiwanis Club of Ruidoso meets every Tuesday at noon at K-Bobs. The Lincoln County fibromyalgia and chronic pain support group meets on the third Thursday of each month from noon-1 p.m. in the parlor at First Baptist Church, 270 Country Club dr. For information, contact Mary Barnett at 2579810.

Watch UFC Figh at LUCy’sts !

The Democratic Women of the sacramento Mountain Area meet the third Saturday of each month at 11:30 a.m. For more information, visit www. The Federated Republican Women of Lincoln County meet the fourth Monday of each month at Cree Meadows Country Club at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 2574160 or visit www.frw.rplcnm. org The Federated Woman’s Club of Ruidoso, supporting community service organizations and providing scholarships, meets Mondays at 11 a.m. at 116 s. evergreen dr. A pot luck

2408 Sudderth Dr. • 575.257.8754

UFC Fights




Join Schlotzsky’s for the Inaugral BUN RUN® RUIDOSO and Run Your Buns Off®

Hospice fundraiser The annual Ruidoso hospice Foundation fundraiser is coming to the Flying J Ranch, May 5. The event features a chuck wagon supper, silent auction with items donated by local businesses and artists, and an Old West stage show with music by the Flying J performers. doors open at 6 p.m., and proceeds provide end-of-life care for qualifi ed Lincoln County residents. Tickets are on sale at The Wild herb, Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce, Prestige Cabinets and Ruidoso home Care & hospice. Call 258-0028 for more information. Cost is $25 per adult, $15 for kids 12 and under.


Saturday, May 5 LIVE MUSIC with



Food & Drink Specials: $ 15 Jumbo Cornitas $ 5 Entrees $ 5 Margaritas • $5 Patrone Party at Lucy’s with MTD RADIO Live Remote!

APRIL 28TH @ 8:00 AM • WINGFIELD PARK Sponsored by Schlotzsky’s®, The Village of Ruidoso Parks & Rec, The Ruidoso Athletic Club, KBUY/KWES, MTD Media, The Dove KEDU, EJ Signs, Ruidoso News, Postal Annex

Alpine district meet The Alpine Village Water and sanitation district’s regular monthly meeting is May 7 at 4 p.m. in the district’s building at 114 Alpine Meadows Trail. Agendas are available at least 24 hours prior to meeting time.

Visit Schlotzsky’s 2812 Sudderth Drive or go to to get your registration form.

Summer meals

Where the Party Never Ends!

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

The Boys & Girls Club of sierra Blanca plans to increase the number of meals that were served last year as the Community Youth Center Warehouse. More than 13,000 meals were served to youth throughout Lincoln County, and club executive director Tim Coughlin wants to increase both the number of sites and total number of meals served in 2012. There is no income requirement for a youth to participate in the program, only that the youth be between the ages of 5 and 18. For more information, call Coughlin at 575-80808338, or visit the club’s website at

Ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife and their habitat



Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino 278 Carrizo • Mescalero, NM

We’ll have various firearms, 2 bows, many other great items will be auctioned in our live and silent auctions along with hunts.

Helping enrich Hondo

The cost is $65 for a membership and dinner. Call Jean Cunningham, 575-354-2451.

Thanks to a grant through dreyers’ Fruit Bars and the Fruit Tree Planting Founda-


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