Community briefs — May 18

Banquet tickets still available

Altrusa chapter to host annual cash party

Altrusa International of Tucumcari is pleased to announce that their annual cash party is Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Quay County Exhibition Center. Tickets to this event are $100. Three hundred tickets will be sold and the last number drawn will win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will benefit [...]

03-08-08: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., Santa Cruz River Band performing Southwestern Folk Music, Tucumcari High School Auditorium, 1100 S. Seventh St. presented by the Quay Arts and Humanities Council. Tickets are $10 per person or two for $15.

Harlem Ambassadors to play at San Jon Wednesday

Members of San Jon High School’s alumni and faculty will be taking on the Harlem Ambassadors next week. Some of the players on San Jon’s “Old Coyote Howlers” will be school superintendent Gary Salazar, girls basketball coach Lacy Bidegan and her husband, Donnie, as well as real Coyote basketball player alums, Tammy Strand and Cynthia [...]

Altrusa nets $11,000 from party

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Tucumcari Altrusa International netted more than $11,000 during its annual “cash party” fund-raiser, which wrapped up Saturday night at the Tucumcari Elks Lodge. Quay County Sun Managing Editor Chelle Delaney picked up the top prize in the raffle — $15,000 in cash. “I was very excited and shocked,” Delaney [...]

Sports banquet set

The 2007 Tucumcari Rattler Banquet will be at 6 p.m. on May 21 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance for the event which is being catered by Angel Catering. Tickets are $10 per person. They are available at the Tucumcari High School attendance office, Tucumcari General Insurance office and Bob’s [...]

Altrusa preps for fundraiser: Are you ready to win $

The Altrusa Club of Tucumcari will be holding its annual fundraiser at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Elk’s Lodge. This year the top prize will be $15,000 in cash instead of a car. Altrusa sells 275 tickets each year for $100; each ticket is numbered and 275 numbered ping-pong balls are put in the [...]

Rain doesn’t end fun at Cinco de Mayo event

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Friday afternoon’s rainfall likely put a dent in the attendance, but did nothing to dampen the moods of those who celebrated Cinco de Mayo with the community at Mesalands Community College. The rainfall stopped before the 5:30 p.m. opening of the event, in its seventh year at the two-year [...]

April 26, 2006 Notable Notes

Arts council to present ensemble The Quay Council for Arts and Humanities will present its last event of the season, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble (SYTE), at 7 p.m. Monday at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium. Founded in 1999, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble is comprised of four artists who blend rhythms, world-inspired melodic woodwinds and strings, [...]

Mariachi music back for navidad

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By Ryn Garguilnski: QCS When Donna Garcia first met Reynaldo Maestas while they were classmates at Mesalands Community College, she said she had no idea she would one day be organizing his annual mariachi Christmas show for Tucumcari. In fact, she said she didn’t even like him. “I was ready to hate him,” Garcia said, [...]