12-16-2006: Notable Notes

Udall’s staff to hold office hours in Tucumcari A staff member for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall will be Tucumcari next week to meet with constituents. Christopher Neubauer, staff member, will be available to meet with area residents. Anyone wishing to make an appointment should call (505) 763-7616. Anyone desiring to discuss issues relating to Congress […]

Virginia Wright leaves chamber

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Virginia Wright has been the executive director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce for nine years. But this week, as she sits in the chamber office and looks out at thepassing traffic on Route 66, she was saying goodbye, to the chamber, to Tucumcari. She and her husband Larry […]

Hypnotic fun caps chamber banquet

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Businesses celebrated a year of success, and seven audience members entertained the audience during Thursday’s Quay County/Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce banquet. About 130 businesses belong to the Chamber, according to President Debbie Lafferty. Lafferty welcomed the approximate 200 in attendance, and also entertained later when she was one of […]

March 11, 2006 Notable Notes

Route 66 Celebration committee to meet The Route 66 Celebration committee will have its next meeting at noon Monday at the Chamber office. Anyone interested in volunteering to help plan, organize and set up the activities is welcome. This year’s celebration will be July 6-9. Anyone interested in being a food vendor or vendor at […]

Business day in Santa Fe Jan. 24

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Local business people also get their day in Santa Fe when the Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI) holds its Business Day in Santa Fe on Jan. 24, according to a release from the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. Business Day will be preceded by a legislative reception on Jan. 23 […]

Parade of lights hits highest wattage yet

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Saturday’s annual Chamber of Commerce Parade of Lights contained hours of preparation, dozens of participants and tens of thousands of lights. And what did kids in the crowd say they liked best about the parade? The candy. At least that was the answer from 5-year-olds Sierra Sandoval and Amunique Angel as […]

12/7 Calendar

Today — Advent lunch is at Immanuel Baptist Church from l1:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. with donations going to Ministry of Hope. Today — Altrusa will have its Christmas Party by the Courtesy Committee and announce “Retired Woman of the Year” at La Cita at noon. Call Glenda Reid at 461-2244. Wednesdays ongoing — Story […]

Year to end in blaze of creativity

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS January through November Herman Lopez’ tractor is, well, a tractor. But come December, specifically for the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce annual Parade of Lights, this Tucumcari man’s tractor is transformed into Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer – complete with a red blinking nose. It’s been such a hit, in fact, Lopez […]

8/17 Community Notes

Depot artwork still up for grabs The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce said it has extended the drawing for Sharon Quarles’ train depot artwork to Nov. 28. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the chamber office. All proceeds benefit the chamber. For more information, call 461-1694. Vacancy on chamber board The Chamber Board […]

7/30 Community Notes

The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce board of directors has a new vacancy. Anyone interested in being on the chamber board, contact a board member or call 461-1694. n n n The ACI Issues Round Table is scheduled for noon on Aug. 16 at the Holiday Inn. A representative from the Association of Commerce and […]