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Briefs 04-06-14

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Y needs volunteers

The Family YMCA is seeking 50 volunteer scholarship campaigners for a 4-week fundraising drive that begins April 15. Annually the Y provides $120,000 in scholarships to 200-plus local community members so everyone may access healthy Y programs.
Volunteers will be trained on how to touch base with the Y’s regular 285 supporters, so each volunteer will contact 7 to 10 past supporters. As the Y holds numerous fundraising events, the goal of the Community Phase drive is to raise $40,000, and this drive will wrap up with a celebration on May 22.
Interested individuals are asked to call the Y and leave their name, number and email, and to show up at the Campaign Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. April 15 at the Fusion Café, where training will be provided.

NCRTD elects officers

At its monthly board meeting Friday, the Board of Directors of the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) elected three members to serve as officers for the District.
Daniel R. Barrone, Taos County Commissioner, District 1, was re-elected to the post of NCRTD Board Chair; Miguel M. Chavez, Santa Fe County Commissioner, District 2, will now serve as Vice Chair; and Dennis Tim Salazar, City of Española Councilor is the newly elected Treasurer/Secretary. NCRTD officers are elected to serve a two-year term.