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Radio Celebrity Eddy Aragon to Entertain Us on Nov. 14 - 10/31/2017
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Date: November 14, 2017

Speaker: Eddy Aragon, Owner 95.9 FM and 1600 AM KIVA Radio, "The Rock of Talk"

Topic: "It's Election Day in Albuquerque - The Good, the Bad and The Ugly." An interesting  and unique perspective of politics in Albuquerque. Biography:  Eddy Aragon is the Owner, General Manager and Talk Show Host on 95.9 FM and 1600 AM KIVA which is an Arbitron / Nielson rated Talk Radio station located in Albuquerque, NM.

Eddy has spent the last three years building "The Rock of Talk" with a lineup and programming aimed at a younger, professional, independent and vibrant talk audience landing programming...


Wheels Museum President Leba Freed to Speak Nov. 21 - 10/28/2017
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November 21st:  Leba Freed, President, Wheels Museum

Presentation Title: Saving the Last Steam Locomotive Site in the USA and Creating The Wheels Museum, Inc.

Leba Freed is an Albuquerque native who has been involved in the preservation of the Historic Railyards for 20 years. She has degrees in education, art and English and ran her family business, Freed Company, for 25 years. She is on the Railyards Advisory Board and has been President of the Wheels Museum for 20 years. Leba is on the UNM Economic Development Board as well as several other organizations. She is married to Dr. Elliot Pierce and they have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.


Mo Palmer, Historian - Back by Popular Demand on Nov. 28 - 10/25/2017
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November 28thMo Palmer, Albuquerque Historian

Presentation Title: Albuquerque in the Time of Tuberculosis

Mo Palmer is from Artesia, NM, and moved to Albuquerque in 1955. She holds a Masters’ of American Studies with a concentration in archival practices and local history. She was the ABQ Museum’s photo archivist, oral historian, documentary maker, exhibit curator, lecturer, and researcher from 1992 - 2002. Her newspaper columns ran in the Albuquerque Tribune and other publications until the present. She taught NM History at Sandia Preparatory School during which time she published two books. The NM Historical Society presented Palmer with he Dorothy Woodward Award...


NEW SERVICE LEADERSHIP TAB WILL HIGHLIGHT NEWS FROM OUR YOUTH PROGRAMS - 10/12/2017
Submitted by: Dave Orner
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Make the Service Leadership tab (Left Menu Bar) a regular stop as you click through this Website.  Our SLPs and their advisors are very dynamic, setting the pace for an active future of service and The Bigger Picture.  

 

 


2017 Charitable Review Committee Awards $13,850 to 7 Great Causes - 09/24/2017
Submitted by: Susan Jennings

2017 Charitable review committee final determination

1) New Mexico Museum of Natural History - $4500.00 (to be facilitated by Cirrelda Snyder-Bryan)  “Kiwanis Garden Discovery Hour for Preschool Children-sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Albuquerque. This program will be delivered directly to children, and will be advertised and promoted broadly by NM Museum of Natural History (newsletters and direct mailings to the public). Enhanced Kiwanis Signage for the garden is included in this grant. We can arrange to help with this program any time. Great for our members.

2) Locker 505 Student Clothing Bank - $2500.00 (Director Kim Kerschen)  On an annual basis Locker 505 spends at least...