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SENIOR CALENDAR

La Casa Senior Center
1120 Cameo St.
Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance information.
Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. — Refreshments.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise; 12 p.m. — Mother’s Day Luncheon; 1 p.m. — Spanish bingo (Loteria); 2 p.m. — Refreshments.
Friday: 9 a.m. — Shopping and lunch; 9:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 7 p.m. — Circle 8 square dancing.
Daily: Exercise equipment, 8-ball, 9-ball, computer and Internet, crafts, ceramics, quilting, embroidery, puzzles, coffee and socializing, board games, card games and massage therapy chairs.

Baxter-Curren Senior Center
908 Hickory St.
Monday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 5 p.m. — Social night.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. — Quilting; 9 a.m. — Board meeting and exercise; 9:30 a.m. — Commission for the blind; 10 a.m. — Art class; 5 p.m. — Kitchen band; 6:30 p.m. —Jam session.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 1 p.m. — Crafts.
Thursday: 8 a.m. — Breakfast; 9 a.m. — Exercise; 12 p.m. — ‘42’ players; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 6 p.m. — Line dance.
Friday: 9 a.m. — Exercise; 10 a.m. — Needle gang; 7 p.m. — Dance.
Daily Activities: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Exercise equipment, 8-ball, 9-ball, snooker pool, ceramics, quilting, sewing, embroidery, puzzles, coffee and socializing.

Friendship Senior Center
901 W. 13th St.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Dance, Grupo Gallo, bring a friend and a dish.
Monday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Coffee klutch, ceramics, cards and crafts.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Coffee klutch, cards, and ceramics.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Coffee klutch, cards, ceramics and crafts; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Shuffleboard practice.
Thursday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Coffee klutch, ceramics, cards.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Coffee klutch, ceramics, crafts; 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. — Bingo.

CRSMA Senior Diners Club
901 W. 13th St.
Monday: Salisbury steak, wild rice, buttered broccoli, cottage cheese and pineapple salad, yellow cake, roll/margarine.
Tuesday: Beef green chili stew, cheese sticks, tapioca pudding, apricots, cornbread.
Wednesday: Fish, black-eyed peas, harvard beets, coleslaw, apples, strawberries, banana, cornbread.
Thursday: French dip, baked potato, sour cream, tossed salad, pickles and onions, apricots.
Friday: Chicken fajita, pinto beans, jalapeno slices, salsa, sour cream, banana bread, flour tortilla.

Melrose Senior Center
405 Main St.
Not available.

CLUB NOTES

Encanto Garden Club
Encanto Garden Club met recently in the home of Thelma Curtis. Parks and Recreation Director Rob Carter gave an overview of his department’s work and made suggestions for beautification projects in the area.
He also mentioned Polamia, which is a union of two trees. It is being raised in Roswell, has a 30-year life span and will hopefully replace dying elm trees.
President Betty Dunlap conducted the business meeting and shared a list of plants mentioned in the Bible and spoke on some basic rules for achieving a beautiful landscape.
In attendance were: Thelma Curtis, Jacque Wuest, Charlotte Corder, Coral Whitaker, Elsie Dean, Nell Hodges, Betty Dunlap, Barbara Voges and Bess Kline. Several members shared their home remedies for weed control and also offered to share plants from their gardens. A note of appreciation from the family of deceased member Lela Ward was read.
The May meeting will be held in the home of Elsie Dean and will feature a silent auction of miscellaneous items, such as: plants, white elephants, books, and homemade foods.

Pleasant Hill Women’s Club
The Pleasant Hill Women’s club met April 21, 2005, at Citizens Bank of Texico, then car pooled to Carolyn’s in Muleshoe for a shopping spree and lunch at Leal’s.
Six members attended with guests Robin and Kaley Miller.
A short business meeting was led by President Alice Pearce. When Frances Webb called the roll, each person answered with what they were planning to do this summer.
The nominating committee plans to meet before the next club meeting.

LIFESTYLES DIGEST

Lighthouse Mission benefit seeks artwork
Anyone wishing to “Show Off” thier finished artwork — be it cross-stitch, knitting, painting, jewelry, etc. — can do so at 6 p.m. on May 24 at the restaurant at Fox Run. Fee is $5 per item, $15 for three or more.
Dinner will be served at $10 per plate and a silent auction of donated items will also be held. All proceeds will benefit the Lighthouse Mission
Deadline for entries and reservations is May 21. Call Sharon Stone at 762-0295.

ANNIVERSARIES

Cordova
Robert and Jane Cordova of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 10 a.m. on May 7, 2005, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church with a reception from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 25. The celebration will be hosted by their children.
The couple married May 7, 1955, in Clovis. They have 12 children, 33 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He is a construction operator for Cordova Enterprise and she is a homemaker. The celebration is open to friends and relatives.

BIRTHS

Garcia
Sarah DeNay Garcia, a 7-lb. 8-oz. girl, was born on April 5, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Greg and Kim Garcia of Clovis .
Sarah has two brothers, Aaron, 19, John, 17, and one sister, Brittni, 15.
Grandparents are Frank and Marilyn Dottle of Clovis. Great-grandparents are the late Sam and Sarah Garcia.

Modisette
Libby Starr Modisette, an 8-lb. 12-oz. girl, born on March 22, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Denton and Jennifer Modisette of Texico.
Grandparents are P.H. and Barbie Herndon of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Wonda and Freddy Modisette of Clovis.
Great-grandparents are Jake and Sue Burnett of Clovis.

ENGAGEMENTS

Abernathy/Smith
Don and Vicci Abernathy of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Brook Abernathy to Adam Smith, both of Clovis, son of Brett Russell of El Paso, Texas.
The couple will exchange vows June 11, 2005, at Angel Fire Resort. The reception will be at Garden Court in Angel Fire.
The bride-elect is a 2004 graduate of Eddy County College and owner of Hydrations Day Spa in Clovis.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University who is employed at State Farm Insurance.

Pyle/Goldbaum
Linda and Tom Rickstrew of San Antonio, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Ashley Catara Pyle to Benjamin William Goldbaum, son of Diane and Dan True, all of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows July 9, 2005, in Clovis. The reception will be at the Holiday Inn in Clovis. The bride-elect is employed at Clovis Community College. The prospective groom is employed at Eastern New Mexico University. Invitations will be sent.

Tolle/Townsend
Chelsea Ann Grant of Clovis announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her mother Stephanie Ann Tolle to Casey Lee Townsend, son of Terry and Sandy Townsend, all of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows 2 p.m. July 30, 2005, at 529 Anthony Dr. The reception will be at LaQuinta banquet hall.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Clovis High School. The prospective groom is a 1995 graduate of Clovis High School and is employed at Rembrandt’s Auto body.
Invitations will be sent.

Geissinger/Brooks
Billy and Candance Bagwell of Portales and Tim Geissinger of Chicago announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Kirsten Geissinger of Portales to T.J. Brooks, son of Oscar and Ramona Brooks, all of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows 2 p.m. May 21, 2005, at Central Christian Church in Portales. The reception will be at Central Christian Church.
The bride-elect is currently attending Eastern New Mexico University. The prospective groom is a 2003 graduate of ENMU and is employed at Eastern New Mexico Rural Plateau.
The ceremony and reception are open to friends and relatives.

Sambrano/Kshir
Timoteo and Ella Sambrano of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Jennifer E. “Tina” Sambrano to William R. Kshir, Jr., both of Clovis. He is the son of William R. Kshir, Sr. and Brenda Edkin of Mansfield, Pa.
The couple will exchange vows at 4:30 p.m. on June 18, 2005, at Parkland Baptist Church in Clovis. The reception will be at Chaparral Country Club in Clovis.
The bride-elect is a 1992 graduate of Clovis High School and is employed at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy. The prospective groom is a 1986 graduate of Mansfield High School in Mansfield, Pa., and is employed by the City of Clovis.
Invitations have been sent.

Ortega/Eagle
Lourdes Sena of Albuquerque announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter Bernice Ortega to Greg Eagle, son of Glen and Melba Eagle, all of Clovis.
The couple will exchange vows August 13, 2005, at Faith Christian Family Church. The reception will be at The Landing, Cannon Air Force Base.
The bride-elect is a 1995 graduate of Broad Horizon in Portales. She is employed at Clovis New Journal and is the daughter of and the late Endelico Sena. The prospective groom is a 1994 graduate of Clovis High School and is employed at Associated Supply Company.
Invitations will be sent.

SCHOOL MENUS

Clovis
Elementary
Not available.
Junior High/High School
Not available.

House
Monday: Breakfast — Scrambled eggs, sausage, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Hamburgers, tater tots, pork and beans, fruit, salad bar/soup, milk.
Tuesday: Breakfast — American toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Chalupas, Spanish rice, chips, salsa, fruit, salad bar/soup, milk.
Wednesday: Breakfast — Muffin, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Special senior lunch; other grades — sub sandwich, chips, fruit, salad bar/soup, milk.
Thursday: Breakfast — Cinnamon toast, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Tacos, Spanish rice, pinto beans, apple crisp, fruit, salad bar/soup, milk.

Portales
Monday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, graham crackers, milk. Lunch — Hamburgers, lettuce/tomato, fries, fresh fruit, milk.
Tuesday: Breakfast — Cheese omelet, toast, jelly, juice, milk. Lunch — Turkey roast, mashed potatoes w/gravy, chilled fruit, roll.
Wednesday: Breakfast — Cold cereal, donut, juice, milk. Lunch — Pizza, veggie sticks, w/dip, chilled fruit, milk.
Thursday: Breakfast — Pancake on a stick, fresh fruit, milk. Lunch —Crispy burrito, salsa, chilled fruit, pinto beans, milk, birthday cake.
Friday: Breakfast — Breakfast pocket, fresh fruit, milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, fries, fresh fruit, roll, frozen fruit bar and milk.

Texico
Not available.

Melrose
Monday: Breakfast — Waffle sticks, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Red chili enchiladas, beans, carrot stick, sugar cookie, salad bar, milk.
Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice. Lunch — Beef stew, bread stick, pumpkin cake, salad bar, milk.
Wednesday: Breakfast — Ham breakfast bars, toast, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken strips, freedom fries, gravy, hot roll, applesauce, salad bar, milk.
Thursday: Breakfast — Oatmeal, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Cheese sandwiches, tater tots, apple crisp, salad bar, milk.
Friday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal, juice, milk. Lunch — Taco salad, chocolate chip cookie, salad bar, milk.