VFW auxiliary president visits Tucumcari as part of national tour

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Thomas Garcia The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary’s National President Gwendolyn Rankin visited Tucumcari Tuesday as part of a national tour. “It has been a fabulous visit,” Rankin said. Rankin was honored at a banquet at the Tucumcari Convention Center, attended by 50 members of the VFW Post 2528. Opening the ceremony was the posting [...]

VFW Post to host upcoming events

Community briefs — Feb. 2

Cake walk will help raise funds There will be a benefit cake walk at 1 p.m., Sunday at the Knights of Columbus. This is a fundraiser for Felice Trujillo-Cepeda. She was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called acute porphyria. All proceeds will be used to help with expenses for doctors’ visits and medication. The [...]

Ladies auxillary hosting sale

Ladies auxillary hosting saleThe VFW ladies auxillary is hosting an indoor sale Saturday at VFW post 2528, 105 E. Main Street, beginning at 8 a.m. The cost for a display table to sell arts and crafts items is $5. To reserve a table, call 575-403-7344 or 806-670-6490. — Staff reports

Community briefs — Nov. 10

VFW post hosts garage, bake sale VFW Post 2528 is having a garage/bake sale Saturday at 105 E. Main Street from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Youth soccer event nearing Annual Tucumcari Soccer Shoot-out will be held from 11 a.m until 2p.m. Saturday at the Tucumcari Youth Soccer League field behind the Tucumcari Convention Center. [...]

Community briefs — Nov. 3

Local VFW post placing flags VFW Post 2528 will be honoring our veterans by placing flags at the cemetery and is seeking assistance from the general public. We will meet at the cemetery at 7:30 a.m. on Monday. Bring gloves and a hammer.VFW will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at the cemetery on Nov. 11 [...]

Remembering those who have served in the military

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Chelle Delaney Late Monday morning four men from Tucumcari’s VFW Post 2528 officially lowered the flag to half-mast. Their salute to the flag signaled the beginning of the Memorial Day ceremony to honor men and women in the U.S. armed forces. Those who have served in the military and families who have lost loved ones [...]

4-1-09 Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061. Thursday:

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Saturday: Noon, VFW Post 2528 Ladies Auxiliary. Enchilada Dinner for “Cancer Aid and Research Program.” $5 a plate includes dessert.105 East Main. Call 461-7825.Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Monday: Everyone’s Federal Credit Union will be closed due to new computer installations. Call 461-0433.Monday: 9 [...]

VFW honors middle school student

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By QCS Staff Gale Munsell, 11, of Tucumcari was honored recently with the VFW Patriot’s Pin award at a ceremony in Albuquerque. Munsell was selected for his winning essay on “Why American Veterans Should be Honored.” His essay won first place in the Tucumcari VFW Post 2528 competition and placed second in the statewide competition. [...]