March 10, 2017. Help welcome new citizens of the US. The ceremony begins at 10 AM, at the Las Cruces Convention Center at University and El Paseo. It’s good to arrive by 9:30.
March 9, 2017, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Another convivial lunch, and imminent events to go over – Good Sam Fish Fry, Mayor’s Top Teens, Wheel of Dreams car show, Raft the Rio… We meet at Bite of Belgium, 741 N. Alameda, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. We hope to have a speaker from Casa de Peregrinos.
March 4, 2017 – 8-11 AM. East Picacho Elementary School pancake breakfast. It’s a fundraiser for the school. We provide the food at cost and cook it. School kids and parents sell tickets. The school keeps the profit.
We will be serving pancakes, juice, sausage, and coffee. You can eat in or carry out.
To attend: Tickets are $5 in advance from school representatives. They can also be bought at the door.
To serve: Join in! Help mix batter, cook, serve, clean up; it’s good camaraderie and for a good cause. Contact us at (575) 525-9478
East Picacho Elementary School is at 4450 N. Valley Dr.
March 3-5, 2017. Southwest District Mid-Year Education Conference, Sierra Vista, AZ, at the Windemere Hotel. The purpose is educating Kiwanians in the organization’s functions. Registration can be done online. Early registration for the full event is $99.99, ending February 2nd. There is an a` la carte menu for selected parts of the conference, such as education workshops only, Saturday dinner only, etc. Hotel reservations can be made by calling the Windemere at (520) 459-5900, using room code “March 3 Kiwanis Mid Year.”