Vida cookbook now available
La Buena Vida, a nonprofit family behavioral
health-care agency, has put together a cookbook with over two hundred
recipes. Proceeds from the sale of the cookbook will go toward supporting
the agency’s mental health and substance-abuse programs.
To purchase your cookbook, call 867-2383 or stop by the clinic,
at 872 Camino del Pueblo in Bernalillo. The price is $10.
New Mexico Coed Pageant seeks contestants
The New Mexico American Coed Pageant, a New Mexico state-level
competition for a national pageant for girls from three to twenty-two
years old, helps young women and girls become tomorrow's leaders,
gain poise and self-confidence, and learn valuable communication
skills. Running from July 20 to 22, the pageant features several
talent competitions. The final evening will include multiple performances,
awards presentations, and the crowning of six New Mexico queens
in different age categories.
Pageant winners may represent New Mexico at the nationals. Last
year, Alysha Baca, from Pecos, New Mexico, became Junior Teen Queen
and placed first runner-up at the nationals this year.
For further information, visit www.nmcoed.com
or call 897-2633.
Humanist Harry Willson to speak on mortality
Harry Willson, author of Myth and Mortality: A Humanist Tests
the Stories, will speak on April 29 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the
Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth SE, in Albuquerque.
Willson examines differing cultural attitudes about death and what
we humans have been telling one another about our mortality. He
has a broad range of experience as a scientist, pastor, teacher,
writer, publisher, and humanist.
The meeting is sponsored by the Albuquerque Chapter of Compassion
and Choices. Call 888-7375 for a recorded announcement.
Free job-search class for women in transition
The New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women, Displaced Homemakers/Women
in Transition Program, is offering a free class, “Effective
Work Search Skills,” at the commission office on Thursday,
March 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at 300 San Mateo Boulevard
NE, Suite 101, in Albuquerque.
This free workshop helps women discover how to:
• Identify Skills and Interests
• Write an Effective Résumé
• Tap into the Hidden Job Market
• Prepare for Today's Interviewing Process
The Displaced Homemakers Program offers the class monthly in Albuquerque.
The class is designed for women who have been out of the job market
for a number of years and need to return to work or women in transition
who need to improve their skills in looking for work.
Seating is limited, so registration is required. Contact Lorraine
Bantista, at 505-222-6600, for additional information and registration.