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Saturday’s Special Community Winds Concert Inspired Kids to Participate

These tympani are loud! Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Kids were invited to sit in front of the stage at Crossroads Bible Church Saturday night to hear Melissa Mackey narrate Peter and the Wolf with Ted Vives conducting the Community Winds. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Principal Tubist Deniece Korzekwa explains the big instrument to some young admirers after the concert. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Guest Violinist Jin Park gave an ouitstanding performance of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons” with Ted Vives conducting. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com


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Attendees Snacked on Soup While Helping Out Self Help Inc. at Saturday Event

Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

By Bonnie J. Gordon

Empty bowls got filled up at the 18th annual Empty Bowl event, held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Betty Ehart Senior Center.

A lively crowd chose from handmade bowls and enjoyed a choice of delicious soups for a $10 donation. 

About 700 beautiful bowls were available for purchase.

All of the money raised during the Empty Bowl event goes directly to support the work of Self Help, Inc.

The nonprofit organization assists Northern New Mexico families in need of immediate emergency aid, and encourages the growth of small businesses


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Friday’s Leadership Los Alamos Session Focused on Regional Issues

Rep. Nick Salazar and Rep. Jim Trujillo take a lunch break during Friday’s Leadership Los Alamos regional issues meeting at Fire Station 3 in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


By Carol A. Clark


The 2012 class of Leadership Los Alamos participants met at Fire Station 3 in White Rock Friday to learn about issues impacting the region.


“The purpose of this session is to increase knowledge and understanding of our neighboring communities including their accomplishments and challenges,” said County Council Chair/Leadership Los Alamos cofounder Sharon Stover. “We’ll


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Mesa Public Library’s Authors Speak Series presents G. Emlen Hall and Fred Phillps: Reining in the Rio Grande

 
Authors Speak Series presents G. Emlen Hall and Fred Phillips
 
Authors of Reining in the Rio Grande: People, Land, and Water

Thursday, March 22, 2012   7:00 PM   Upstairs Rotunda    Mesa Public Library

“ Reining in the Rio Grande has brought many benefits to those who live in its valley, but the benefits have come at a price. The following chapters…examine the long span of river between its headwaters and where it reaches the borders of Texas and New Mexico, exploring what is gained, what is lost, and what possibilities remain for a desert river

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Posse Lodge Breakfast to Benefit Friends of the Shelter

FRIENDS OF THE SHELTER News

 

On Sunday, April 1st, the Posse Lodge Breakfast will benefit the Friends of the Shelter. Enjoy a delicious breakfast with your friends and neighbors. All proceeds go to help the animals. You can register early for the Dog Jog which will be held on April 28th. There will also be a doggie kissing booth and mobile adoption event.

When:   Sunday, April 1 – 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Where:  650 North Mesa Rd. (near the horse stables)

 

2012 Dog Jog Update

And The Winner Is…

A big congratulation to Kaylee Rogers for creating the winning design


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Upcoming Rotary Meetings

Rotary Club News:

March 20: Bob Parmenter, chief scientist, will speak about the status of the Valles Caldera, with an introduction by former County Councilor Nona Bowman.

March 27: Los Alamos Public Schools Reading Coordinator Suzanne Lynne will present the program, Teach Like a Champion.

This program focuses on effective teaching methods designed to help all teachers, especially those new to the classroom, with an introduction by Karen Hawkins.

The Rotary Club meets at 11:45 a.m. each Tuesday at Central Avenue Grill.


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Local GOP Elects New Officers

Members of the Los Alamos Republican Party. Courtesy Photo

Los Alamos Republican Party News:

The Los Alamos Republican Party elected new officers during its monthly meeting this evening at the Best Western Hilltop House Hotel.

Jordan Redmond was elected chair of the Los Alamos Republican Party, replacing Ron Dolin who resigned last month after serving nearly three terms.

Bill McKerley was elected 1st vice chair, filling the vacancy created when Redmond became chair.

Joe Archuleta remains 2nd vice chair.

Norma Tech continues to serve as treasurer and Mike Weaver as secretary.

The officers


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