Community announcements 04-13-11

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March on Hunger

Aspen, Chamisa and Mountain Elementaries, along with Los Alamos Middle School, are collecting non-perishable items for people and collars and leashes for pets as a community project and a student service project combine their efforts. To learn more about making donations call 661-4846. Donations are accepted at school locations through Friday. The Los Alamos Monitor, KRSN, AM 1490 and the Betty Ehart Senior Center continue the March on Hunger through the end of the month.

Jr. Toppers

Jr. Toppers basketball skills clinics, held Saturdays from 8-9 a.m., offer kids ages 4-13 years skills instruction and a fun experience. These free clinics, run by LAHS coaching staff and boys and girls players, are held at LAHS and Mountain Elementary. Questions? Contact LAHS Coach Matt King at coachking32@gmail.com.

Class offered
Family Strengths Network will offer a class for parents of challenging children, from noon-1 p.m. every third Tuesday through June 21 at 1990 Diamond Dr.  Bring lunch, coffee and tea will be provided. Melissa Beery is coordinating the free classes. No registration is required; just drop in. For more information contact FSN at 662-4515 or visit www.lafsn.org.

Photos needed

 Blue Star Mothers is seeking photos of area military men and women serving in the armed forces.  Photos will be displayed on the organization’s  “Wall of Heroes”.  This traveling case is displayed at fundraisers and community events. Call call Marilyn at  927-4341  or Lena at 927-2687 for more information.

Crewmen, family
members sought

 The USS Clinton Crewman’s Reunion Association is looking for crewmen and families for the 18th annual reunion in Florida Oct. 10-14. For reunion information, contact Reunion Coordinator Duncan E. Atkinson, 1510 19th Avenue North, Texas City, Texas 77590; 409-945-6148, 409-739-1341 or deape@aol.com.

Singers needed

 Do you like to sing? Join the Choral Society, a non-auditioned chorus for all ages in Los Alamos. For the spring concert, they will be sing love songs, some Brahms, favorites from the Beatles and some spirituals. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. The concerts will be at 3 p.m. May 22 in Los Alamos and at 1 p.m. May 30 in the town of Cochiti Lake. Call Chuck, 662-9127, or Wendy, 231-0162, for details.

not being accepted

Habitat for Humanity’s Building Kindness program is currently not accepting applications. Upon completion of the current home repair projects, applications will  again be given and received. It is Habitat’s policy to not keep a waiting list, so they must open and  close the process as appropriate. They look forward to completing affordable home repairs in our community.  Volunteers are needed. Contact the Building Kindness Administrator for more information at 505-747-2690.