Silent auction added to shrimp boil

Special to QCS The Mesalands Community College Foundation will host its annual Shrimp Boil and “All That Jazz” fundraiser 6:30 p.m. April 13 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. “This year we have made some positive changes to the Shrimp Boil fundraiser, in order to encourage the entire Tucumcari community and Quay County to assist us […]

Shrimp boil nets more than $20,000 for Mesalands foundation

Kimberly Hanna Nearly 225 Tucumcari area citizens recently celebrated the 12th Annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil in a big way. Preliminary net proceeds are more than $22,000 for the foundation, which is a 32 percent increase from last year. After more than a decade of hosting the event, the accumulative […]

Chamber, rotary members call shrimp boil successful

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Russell Anglin Friday night’s shrimp boil, dance and silent auction event hosted by the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club was a success, according to rotary member Jim Lafferty. “The teamwork between the chamber and the rotary really payed off for both organizations, I think,” Lafferty said. Lafferty reported about 405 tickets sold at […]

Annual shrimp boil fundraiser raises $16,000

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Special to QCS Nearly 235 Tucumcari-area citizens celebrated the 11th annual Mesalands Community College Foundation’s Mardi Gras Cajun Shrimp Boil in a big way. This year’s scholarship fundraiser netted over $16,000 for the Foundation. After more than a decade of hosting the event, the accumulative numbers are impressive with a total of $130,000 earned. Of […]

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Maureen Orgass of Logan has lived in New Mexico since she was 16. … She has seen the Allman Brothers and Joe Cocker in concert. … She does not like lobster. She grew up on Long Island and has heard them scream when they are put in the pot to boil. … Her idea vacation […]

Shrimp boil raises $11,400

Preliminary numbers show the net proceeds for the Fifth Annual Mesalands Community College Shrimp Boil Scholarship Fundraiser to be about $11,400, a 7% increase over last year’s event. A popular part of the event is the raffle of a chance for a cruise to Burmuda. This year the raffle and the auction of a king […]