Master gardener will talk about roses
The ongoing lecture series sponsored by the Sandoval County Master
Gardeners will present “Roses on the Rio,” a talk by
master gardener Kathy Ellis, on November 7.
Ellis will discuss the types of roses that grow best in Placitas,
Rio Rancho, the North Valley, Corrales, and nearby areas. The talk
will be from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Esther Bone Memorial
Library, 950 Pinetree Road (next to the post office), in Rio Rancho.
For more information, call the Sandoval County Extension Office,
NM transplant recipients sought for competition
The New Mexico Transplant Team is seeking organ-transplant recipients
to participate in the U.S. Transplant Games, to be held in Louisville,
Kentucky, June 16-21, 2006. Competition is open to anyone who has
received a lifesaving organ transplant—heart, liver, kidney,
lung, pancreas, or intestine. Bone-marrow recipients are also eligible
Contact Nancy Dodge, New Mexico team organizer, at 275-0007, in
Albuquerque, or e-mail email@example.com.
Further information is available at www.TransplantGames.org.
For information about organ donation and transplantation, contact
Maria Sanders, New Mexico Donor Services, (800) 843-7672.
La Buena 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.
Exclusive shopping hours at the mall to benefit
Storehouse West, a nonprofit organization in Rio Rancho that helps
people in need, will hold a fund-raiser on Sunday, November 20.
You can buy a ticket for admission to exclusive shopping from 6:30
to 9:30 p.m. at Cottonwood Mall. Ticket proceeds will benefit Storehouse
West and mall stores will be offering discounts, freebies, door
prizes, drawings, and photos with Santa. To purchase tickets, call
892-2077 or stop by Storehouse West at 1030-F Veranda Drive SE,
in Rio Rancho, during business hours (Mondays and Fridays from 9:00
a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Wednesdays from noon to 5:00 p.m.).