Briefs 06-12-14

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Chamber Fest scheduled for Saturday

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce will host its annual summer event that showcases chamber members. The activity will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Main Street and The Park at Central Park Square.
More than 50 businesses are scheduled to display their products and services to the public.
Chamberfest activities are anchored by a car show including the addition of a new low riders section. Eddy & the Nomads will be performing on stage in the Central Park Square parking lot near Romero Cabin. There also will be a Kids Activity Area featuring the LANB sand pile, a bubble pit and bouncy houses. Several local food vendors will be on site with an array of treats to choose from.
The community is invited to come downtown to enjoy music, inflatable playgrounds and other family-friendly entertainment. Businesses utilize this opportunity to provide giveaways and games for attendees. The weekend’s event looks to draw more than 2,000 consumers to the downtown area.
For more information, call Suzette Fox at 662-8105.

GOP picnic set for June 22

The Republican Party of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Federated Republican Women will hold their annual picnic at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 22 at Rover Park in White Rock.
The picnic is being sponsored by State Farm Agent Abe Dispennette. Hamburgers, hot dogs and soft drinks will be furnished. Attendees are asked to bring side dish or dessert to share. All are welcome. For more information, call Robert Gibson, 662-3159.

Buffalo Thunder hosts Buckaroo Ball Saturday

Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino hosts the 20th anniversary of the Buckaroo Ball on Saturday.
The event kicks off at 5 p.m. with a champagne reception and silent auction featuring more than 100 items. The ball officially begins at 6 p.m.
The celebration will also feature the Grammy award winning country band Asleep at the Wheel.
For tickets, call 603-0833. Ticket prices start at $175, which includes a full dinner.
One of the largest fundraisers in the Southwest, the Buckaroo Ball has raised more than $7 million since 1994.