June 6, 2011
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Announcements can be submitted to the Monday Memo by University community members (employees, students, retirees and alumni), and must be received by Thursday at noon for publication on the following Monday. To submit an item, use the Submit Announcements form to the lower right, or e-mail monday.memo@enmu.edu. Announcements can only be accepted from off-campus groups that are non-profit. The Web address for the Monday Memo is http://www.enmu.edu/mondaymemo.

The Monday Memo is a weekly electronic newsletter published for the faculty and staff of Eastern New Mexico University.

ENMU Alumni Shrimp Boil Rescheduled for August 13
(photos by Wendel Sloan)

Alumni Affairs has rescheduled the annual Alumni Shrimp Boil for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. at the Yam Theatre in Portales.

The cost is $30 per person, and proceeds go toward scholarships for high school seniors planning to attend ENMU.

The ticket cost includes the meal, beverages and live entertainment from The Good Ole Boys.

Tickets can be purchased at the Alumni Affairs office in the Administration Building Room 101 or by contacting a Portales Alumni Chapter member.

To reserve tickets, call 562.2125, or email tammi.gardner@enmu.edu.

Lincoln Hall Razing Begins Today
story and photo by Wendel Sloan
Communication Services
(photo by Wendel Sloan)

The razing of Lincoln Hall will begin today, June 6. It will take two to three months to bring down and clear the debris, with an estimated cost of $1.7 million, according to Scott Smart, vice president for Business Affairs.  Coronado Wrecking and Salvage Company of Albuquerque is bringing the building down.

Built in 1965, Lincoln Hall was a 98,289-square-feet, seven-story dormitory.

In its place an approximately $12 million, two- or three-story residence hall will be constructed, with an anticipated opening in August of 2012.  Rooms will have two beds, with each two rooms sharing a bathroom.  It will accommodate approximately 320 students, most of whom will be freshmen formerly housed in Bernalillo Hall.

Bernalillo Hall, a seven-story dormitory, will be closed at the time the new residence hall is opened.

“We are excited about the new residence hall,” said Dr. Steven Gamble, ENMU president.  “It will be a great boon for our growing enrollment and students who want to enjoy the advantages of living on campus.  It will be a first-class facility.”

Dr. Gamble said that the residence hall will be financed through funds available from a retiring bond that the University has been paying off at $300,000 per year, and the normal room rates paid by the occupants of the new residence hall.

For more information, contact Scott Smart at 562.2611.

Article about demolition in Portales News-Tribune – [pntonline.com].

CLAS Secretary Has Artistic, Musical Talents
story and art photos by Robin Haislett
Communication Services

When visiting Dr. Mary Ayala’s office in the Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building, one may not realize the artistic talents of her senior secretary.

Kevin and Maggie Gardels

Maggie Gardels, senior secretary in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, displayed a portion of her artwork in Golden Library in the weeks before the spring 2011 semester ended.  Not only is she skilled in this form of art which she has been practicing since her youth, she also plays bass guitar.

Maggie says the artwork has a calming effect on her as she is creating the pieces, save for a piece with the Madonna and Jesus which she drew in pen. “It was frustrating because I couldn’t make any mistakes,” says Maggie.

She met her husband, Kevin, in a political science class and graduated with her associate’s degree from ENMU in Clovis, what is now Clovis Community College, in the 1980’s and continued her education at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque where she earned her bachelor’s in fine arts.

Maggie was attracted to the small-town atmosphere of Portales and has been at ENMU for 10 years.

Kevin recounts a story when Maggie and another art student got lost in the desert, almost got bit by wildlife and fell off a cliff into a bush. “They came back a total mess. I was so worried, but it inspired her!” laughs Kevin.

The Gardels’ talents can also be seen in the younger generation with their daughter, Savannah, and son, Jeremy, who recently starred in the ENMU production of “The Rabbit Hole.”

Kevin is thrilled with his artistic family and adds that, “Life is art. If we can learn to express it, play music in it, paint it, it makes our lives so much more beautiful.” 

Two Students Interning for ENMU Grad
by Wendel Sloan
Communication Services

Erin Trimboli Brittney Nothstine

Two ENMU students are working as interns in Albuquerque for ENMU graduate Marc Schoder's company, Schoder Creative Services.

Erin Trimboli is from Rio Rancho and Brittney Nothstine is from Farmington.

Trimboli is scheduled for graduation in December and Nothstine is a junior.

They are getting a taste of what it's like working for a public relations and marketing firm as junior account executives, managing accounts and other responsibilities.

Nothstine tele-commutes from Farmington.

"I wanted to give ENMU students a shot as as a way of giving back to the University that gave me my degree," said Schoder.

Founded in 2008 by Schoder, Schoder Creative Services offers clients assistance with sales, computer support and training, and public and media relations.

Schoder was born in Boston, Mass., and grew up in Albuquerque.

Marc Schoder  

Campus Sculpture Vandalized
Someone recently vandalized this sculpture by Ken Leap near the Education Building. If you have information, please contact Campus Police at 562.2392. (photo by Wendel Sloan)

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Dr. Michael F. Shaughnessy recently interviewed ENMU grad Jaime Dickerman about her two books. The interview is posted below.


In Memoriam

Professor Emeritus of Art Dale Hamlett passed away on May 30 in Lubbock.  He taught at ENMU for 18 years. 

His expertise extended to almost all mediums of artist expression, but especially watercolor.  He also excelled in teaching color and design, figure drawing and general drawing. 

He was featured in a Clovis News Journal online video in early May 2011 talking about his 15-year effort to draw a map of Portales in 1909 using old photos and talking to community members.  He studied art in Chicago and Albuquerque before coming to Portales. 

Many of Mr. Hamlett's paintings are displayed throughout the ENMU campus.

To view the CNJ interview:  http://www.cnjonline.com/video/?videoId=29018478001&lineupId=1155254655&play=now

The Mozelle and Dale Hamlett Scholarship in Painting and Illustration was established with the ENMU Foundation in 1988.  The intent of this scholarship is to encourage students who are talented in the field of painting, illustration and fine arts.

ENMU expresses its sympathy to his family.


Long-time employee Ed Miller passed away on Wednesday. Mr. Miller worked at Eastern for 20 years and was chief engineer at KENW when he retired in September of 2008. 

He will be remembered for his outgoing, warm, and loving personality.  His wife, Nancy, was a long-time Eastern employee as well.

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, June 7, at 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Portales.

ENMU expresses its sympathy to his family.


Former Eastern employee Linda Black passed away on May 30, in Friona, Texas. She worked in Financial Aid as a tracking clerk.  

ENMU expresses its sympathy to her family.

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Summer School Begins Today, June 6

The eight-week summer school term at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will run from June 6 through July 29.  The first four-week term runs from June 6 through July 1.  The second four-week term runs from July 5-29.

Courses can be taken online or on-campus.

Those not yet enrolled should call 562.2178 locally).  Currently enrolled students can register online at www.enmu.edu.

Defensive Driving on June 6 – In order to drive a University vehicle or an Enterprise vehicle for the University, the State of New Mexico requires you to have completed the six-hour National Safety Council Defensive Driving Certificate program. The six-hour Defensive Driving Course will be offered Monday, June 6, at 1:05 p.m. in the College of Business Room 123.

Lifelong Wellness for Summer – Summer semester begins Monday, June 6, and we encourage you to join our Lifelong Wellness program.  Remember, you may use your tuition waiver for this program even if you are enrolled in another class.

To enroll for summer, simply reply to this message and tell us which option you would like.

     1-credit (You need to accumulate 16 half-hour activity sessions.)

     2-credits (You need to accumulate 32 half-hour activity sessions.)

Remember, if you want to use the Natatorium or the MaxPAC without paying the fee, you can enroll in Lifelong Wellness.

If you would like to participate in an existing physical activity class (from the summer bulletin), please tell us the class and meeting days/times, and we will save a spot for you.

Email Fitness.Happens@enmu.edu.

KENW Online Auction Runs Through June 10 – The 2011 KENW Online Auction begins runs through June 10. You have the opportunity to bid on (and buy) lots of great gift certificates and merchandise -- and help KENW public television at the same time! The monies that we raise through the annual Auction go towards purchasing and broadcasting the fine programs viewers enjoy on public television. So, it's a win/win situation for everyone.

Go to http://auction.kenw.org and browse from hundreds of items. If you registered in the past, please go to your profile and make sure all of your information is still correct. If you are new to the Auction, click on the "register" button at the top of any auction page, and type in your name, address, telephone number(s) and e-mail address. You choose your own password and within minutes, your username will be e-mailed to you. Then, you're ready to start bidding!

If you know of anyone who doesn't have internet access or who don't like to bid via their computer, tell them that this year they can order an Auction catalog for $2.00 (which will be deducted from their Auction invoice). After they go through the catalog and highlight items they want to bid on, they can call KENW at 1-888-367-5369 (toll-free) or locally at 575-562-2112, and our telephone operators will place their bids for them -- and let them know when their bid has been outbid.

We want everyone to participate in this year's Online Auction. Another way you can help is to forward this e-mail to everyone in your address book -- and share the information with your family and friends who don't have e-mail.

To order the auction catalog, please send a check or money order (payable to KENW-TV) to: Auction, 1500 S. Ave. K, Station #52, Portales, NM 88130.

Beginning May 15, you can also view the auction catalog on our station's website at: http://www.kenw.org.

If you have any problems opening the auction website or have questions about items, call Sheryl Borden at ext. 2112 or email sheryl.borden@enmu.edu.

Summerfest 2011
Through June 12
KENW-TV’s Membership Drive

KENW-TV invites our viewers to join us for Summerfest 2011.
Here’s a listing of some of the entertaining programs we will be broadcasting!

              Program Name                                                 Day/Date – Time

  1. Opry Memories                                                    Mon. 6th   –   7:00 p.m.
  2. Chet Atkins: Certified Guitar Player                     Mon. 6th   –   8:30 p.m.
  3. Over 40 & You’re Hired with Robin Ryan           Tue.   7th   –   7:00 p.m.
  4. Younger Next Year: The New Science of Aging   Tue.   7th   –   9:00 p.m.
  5. Joel Harper’s Self-Defense with Donovan Green Tue.   7th  –  10:30 p.m.
  6. Rock, Pop and Doo Wop                                                Wed. 8th   –   7:00 p.m.
  7. All Star Bluegrass Celebration                                       Thu.  9th   –   7:00 p.m.
  8. Gospel Music of the Statler Brothers                             Thu.   9th   –   8:30 p.m.
  9. The Best of Laugh-In                                           Fri.  10th   –   8:30 p.m.
  10. Rick Steves’ Viva Espana!                                   Sat.  11th   –   4:00 p.m.
  11. Joe Bonamassa – Live from the Royal Albert Hall        Sat.  11th   –   9:00 p.m.
  12. Overcoming Depression & Anxiety Naturally     Sun. 12th   –   9:30 a.m.
  13. Echoes of Creation                                                        Sun. 12th   – 11:00 a.m.
  14. Stop Back Pain with Vijay Vad, MD                             Sun. 12th   – 12:00 p.m.
  15. Eat & Cook Healthy! with Dr. John La Puma     Sun. 12th   –   1:30 p.m.
  16. Suze Orman’s Money Class                                 Sun, 12th   –   5:00 p.m.
  17. Conchas Dam                                                       Sun. 12th   –   7:00 p.m.
  18. Jan Mulder in Concert                                          Sun. 12th   –   8:00 p.m.
  19. Roy Orbison and Friends                                              Sun. 12th   –   9:30 p.m.

 Be sure to tune in to KENW – TV, channel 3.Your support makes it all possible. We are yourPBS station.

Xcel Donates $5,000 to ENMU – Xcel Energy Foundation has awarded $5,000 to ENMU for scholarships to enhance minority participation. The grant was applied for by the ENMU Foundation.

Spring Break Set for March 12-16 – Next year's spring break will be from March 12-16. The same date has been coordinated for all schools in Curry and Roosevelt Counties.

ENMU Portales Alumni Chapter Expanding to Clovis – The Portales Alumni Chapter of Eastern New Mexico University is expanding to Clovis and surrounding areas.

For more information, call Tammi Gardner, interim alumni coordinator, at 562.2125, or email tammi.gardner@enmu.edu.

Defensive Driving on June 6 – In order to drive a University vehicle or an Enterprise vehicle for the University, the State of New Mexico requires you to have completed the six-hour National Safety Council, Defensive Driving Certificate program. The six-hour Defensive Driving Course will be offered Monday, June 6 at 1:15 p.m.

For more information, call Ginger Creighton at 562.2511. 

ENMU Auction on Ave. O on June 18 - ENMU will be holding an auction on Saturday, June 18, 2011. If departments have any items to turn in for auction, please contact Lee Quick in Inventory, at  562-2956 or email lee.quick@enmu.edu<mailto:lee.quick@enmu.edu>

The auction will be held @ 520 N. Ave O (the bone yard).

ENMU Grad Searching for Former Classmates –  I went to ENMU as a undergraduate from 1973-1977, and friends and myself are planning to meet in Portales at the end of June as a mini-reunion, but would appreciate any help in locating former classmates and friends and roomates.

I wonder if their might be some who ended staying in the area, where we might be able to have a little get together there in Portales or even on the campus.  Any chance on having capacity to getting data on the 73 or 74 Echo or even a Hard Copy?

Thanks for any assistance.


(cell) 575.302.6709
305 North Mesquite Street
Carlsbad, NM 88220

Summer Employment – Students who have had a work-study award for the 2010-2011 award year will be coded as Summer Employment for May 21-July 1. This will not affect your student employment line items in your department budgets.

Student Hire – Student Hire will function as normal, except that students who already have a student hire SPAN will continue on that SPAN through July 1, and will require a new SPAN to work from July 2 forward.

At the end of June new SPANs will be submitted for all students for the new year and Fall 2011 semester. These SPANs will begin July 2, and will function the same as other years. SPANs will show work-study if the student is eligible and awarded or student hire. New Student Hire SPANs will be good through the end of the new fiscal year, and work-study SPANs will end around the same time as the spring 2012 semester in May.

This information will be presented at the Frontline meeting on May 18 in the Sandia Room of the CUB. This process will be demonstrated and questions will be answered.

If you are unable to attend the Frontline meeting, you can contact Brent Small or Kelly Mitchell at brent.small@enmu.edu or kelly.mitchell@enmu.edu.

Sign Up for Summer Lifelong Wellness – Summer is almost here, and we encourage you to join our Lifelong Wellness program.  Remember, you may use your tuition waiver for this program even if you are enrolled in another class.

To enroll for summer, simply send an e-mail to cathy.hess@enmu.ed. and tell us which option you would like.

     1-credit (You need to accumulate 16 half-hour activity sessions.)

     2-credits (You need to accumulate 32 half-hour activity sessions.)

If you would like to participate in an existing physical activity class, please tell Ms. Hess the class and meeting days/times, and she will save a spot for you.

Software Clearinghouse Has New Titles – The New Mexico Educational Software Clearinghouse is located in room 145 at the back of the Golden Library behind periodicals. It provides the ability for in-service and out-service educators to preview software designed for the K-12 student prior to purchase. Since the Clearinghouse is inside of the Golden Library items are checked out through the library.

Evaluation Software is a collection of demos published by Merit. The installation is simple, just put the software into your computer’s drive and follow the on screen instructions. The software did not come with an installation manual.  The installation should not present any issues to the novice user. Installing the demos is equally as easy.

The demos provided on the disc are meant for elementary through college prep grade levels. Special Education, ESL, workplace, and GED prep demos are all also included. Each demo is only ten to thirty percent of the actual program.  Most of the demos are interactive, and give the educator or user a good introduction to the programs without displaying all of the features.

For assistance, contact Tyson Brown at 562.2646 or visit him at Room 146 in Golden Library.    

Business Office Deadlines

June 30 is the fiscal year-end.  The following are processing cut-off dates;

Purchasing Card:
The Business Office suggests that purchases end June 17 to ensure the charges will reflect on the June statement. Statements will be ready to review on Monday, June 27.  If you are traveling when the statements are due, please contact the Business Office.  Completed statements must be in the Business Office by noon on Wednesday, June 29th.   Ruidoso statements will also be due the morning of June 29.

Travel Vouchers:  June 30, 2011
All travel for 2010-2011 must be submitted to the Business Office by June 30, 2011.  Reimbursement for prior months travel should be submitted for payment before June 1.

Interfunds:  July 8
Interfunds for 2010-2011 must be received by the Business Office before July 8.  Interfunds received after the 8th will not be processed.

Corrections to Accounts:  July 15
Journal Vouchers and Budget Transfers are due in the Business Office by July 15.  Any expense transfers between budget lines are also due by July 15.

Summer Spanish Immersion Program in July - View location and information here
For more information, contact Jose Contreras at 575.562.2149

Entry form at http://www.enmu.edu/alumni

or [entry form]

Upward Bound Summer Positions

ENMU TRiO Upward Bound is accepting applications for summer positions for the following:

Art Instructor
Science Instructor
Computers Instructor
Video/Photography Instructor
Foreign Language Instructor
New Mexico History Instructor
English Instructor
Math Instructor

Summer applications are also being accepted for the following positions:

1 Summer Hall Director

3 male Resident Advisors
4 female Resident Advisors

Please come by Quay Hall 214 to pick up an application or contact Rodrick Chambers at 562.2452.

Approved Holidays for 2011-12

Independence Day             Monday, July 4, 2011

Labor Day                             Monday, September 5, 2011

Thanksgiving                       Thursday and Friday, November 24-25, 2011

Winter Break                       Close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 22, 2011
                                                Reopen at normal time, Monday, January 2, 2012

Presidents’ Day                   Monday, February 20, 2012
Memorial Day                       Monday, May 28, 2012

Independence Day              Wednesday, July 4, 2012

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ENMU Hosting Children’s Choir Camp on June 13-17
story by Robin Haislett; photo by Ronda Hutcherson
Communication Services


Eastern New Mexico University will host the Eastern New Mexico Children’s Choir from Monday, June 13, through Friday, June 17 with a performance for parents at noon on Friday.

The camp lasts from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through the week and will be in the Choir Room of the Music Building on the Portales campus.

The camp is free and open to children in the third through the eighth grade. Participants can register by visiting www.enmu.edu/academics/distance-ed and searching the non-credit courses for summer 2011. Registration ends Friday, June 10.

Heather Vest, choir director, says that the main focus is to learn how to read music, learn a few songs and how to make beautiful choral sounds. “My plan is to have fun with these kids while being productive as a choir. These rehearsals are full of hard work and laughter,” says Vest.

Vest created the weeklong camp to offer the community a chance to see if the longer-term children’s choir offered in the fall would be a good fit for the children. This allows participants to sample the program without a long-term commitment.

Vest completed her bachelor's degree in music education at Butler University in 2000 and has since worked with numerous choirs in Indiana, Utah and New Mexico, with a special interest in children's choirs and elementary music education.

For more information, contact Vest at helloheather@hotmail.com or call 575.226.3216. 

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Bizcochitos Fundraiser – The Office of Hispanic Affairs is having a summer fundraiser: Bizcochitos.

Bizcochitos, also known as bizcochos are the state cookie of New Mexico. First introduced by Spanish explorers, the delicious cookie is a blend of sugar, anise seed, cinnamon, and flour. The cost is $10 per dozen. The deadline to order is June 24 by noon. The bizcochitos will be delivered on campus on June 27.

To place an order contact: Hispanic Affairs at 562.2451 or email enmu.hispanicaffairs@enmu.edu.

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ENMU narrows coaching pool for baseball. – [cnjonline.com]

Athletic Promotions Interns Sought – The Athletics Marketing and Events office is looking for interns for Fall 2011. Qualifications include:
*Must be an HPE, Marketing or Hospitality Major
*Must be Junior or Senior status
*Must be able to complete at least 20 hours per week in office hours and event hours
*Must have at least intermediate sports knowledge

For more information or to apply, please contact Sara Hill @ 562.2236 or by e-mail at sara.shuler@enmu.edu.

Employee Tennis on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays – All employees are invited to play tennis at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 9 a.m. on Saturdays at the University Courts. For more information, contact tennis commissioner Minnie Bresler at minnie.bresler@enmu.edu.

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Distance Education and Outreach invites staff and students to sign up for Non-credit courses:

The course descriptions can be viewed by clicking on this link:  http://www.enmu.edu/academics/distance-ed/non-credit/index.shtml

Contact Rebbecca Gossett at 562.4248 or rebbecca.gossett@enmu.edu.

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This Space for Rent!

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"You can motivate another person to do what you want when you give him an opportunity to get what he wants." – Richard Budzik

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In tribute: Former ENMU art professor loved learning. — [pntonline.com]

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Thesis Defenses/Comprehensive Exams/Challenge

The current ENMU student parking decals are scheduled to expire on Wednesday, June 1.  The new ENMU student parking decals have arrived and are available for distribution.  These new student parking decals are scheduled to expire on June 1, 2012.

If you will be attending ENMU in the Fall and want to get a step ahead of the game you can register your vehicle immediately.  The current student parking decals scheduled to expire on June 1 will still be honored until that date has passed.  Parking enforcement at the university for violations associated with failure to register or improper display of registration will cease on Monday, May 9 and will not resume until Friday, September 23. 

This will give students a reprieve through the summer and a one month grace period to get their vehicles registered after the first day of classes for the Fall 2011 semester.  The current faculty and staff parking decals are not scheduled to expire until June 1, 2012. 

We also wanted to remind the campus community to notify the University Police Department in advance if you are expecting visitors to campus so they may brief staff on such activity.  In the event a visitor is issued a citation for "Failure to Register" they can fill out the brief visitor form on the back side of their citation and mail it in or drop it by the University Police Department.  These citations are automatically voided for visitors and this applies only for "Failure to Register" violations.

For more information, call the University Police Department at 562.2392.

Students Able to Rent Textbooks from Bookstore - Read full details here.

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This summer, the ENMU-Roswell Center for Workforce and Community Development will once again be offering Kids Kollege--a variety of free, fun, and educational classes for area youth. Classes are offered June 6-23.

Classes are designed for students ages 8 to 14. There is also a limit of two classes per student. Parents are required to register in advance, as class sizes are limited. Registration begins May 23. Kids Kollege is funded by a grant from Xcel Energy Foundation.

Examples of classes available include Rocket Building, Sewing, Science Fun, Wearable Art, Music and Dance, Aviation, Table Tennis, and Solar Hot Dogs.            

A Career Day is also scheduled for Thursday, June 9 on campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students will participate in fun activities and be introduced to various ENMU-Roswell programs for career exploration. Snacks and lunch will also be provided that day. 

For a complete schedule, click the Kids Kollege link on the ENMU-Roswell web site at www.roswell.enmu.edu  or call 624.7049 or 624.7041.

News Clips from ENMU-R -View here

News from the ENMU-R Grapevine

News from ENMU-Ruidoso – [http://www.ruidoso.enmu.edu/news/news.html]

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Moses and Ray Available for Adoption
Moses and Ray
Age:  14
Grade:  9th in the Fall
Age: 8
Grade: 3rd in the Fall
Moses is a very lovable child and strives to be “good” by learning to accept limits and following rules.  He is very good with adults of all ages.  He presents a little younger than his actual age and therefore he does not act like most of his peers or have the same interests. Moses likes his personal space and does not always like to share with his little brother.  Moses requires constant supervision and would do best in a home where there are no pets.  Moses would like to be a Police Officer when he grows up.  He would also like to get married and have a family.  He would like a “tight” car and would like to build his own house.  Moses has a GREAT appetite and enjoys pizza, hamburgers and Mexican food.  He loves to ride his bike, trampoline, swim and play video games.  Moses will do very well in a two parent home that can give him time and pay attention to his needs.  He would like to be placed with his younger brother, Ray.

Raymond is a very energetic, charming and lovable little boy who would like to be placed with his brother in a permanent two parent family.  People are drawn to Ray and he has a very outgoing and charismatic personality.  He would like a family that can provide supervision, structure and boundaries for him.  Ray can be impulsive and a risk taker.  Ray has a driving personality that can turn into aggressiveness if he becomes frustrated.  However, he can be redirected and is able to express love.  Ray is in good physical health and wants to be a fireman when he grows up.  Ray attends first grade elementary school.  He does very well in smaller group settings.  He is not a picky eater.  Some of his favorite foods include pizza, hamburgers, fruit and Mexican food.  Ray loves to be active and enjoys bike riding, jumping on the trampoline, swimming and going to the park.  He also enjoys video games and playing with action figures.    Raymond is especially close to his older brother.
For more information about adopting or fostering through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, please visit www.CYFD.org or call 1.800.432.2075.

Puppies in Need of a Mother Dog or Helpful Human - Six pupppies were dropped off at the Clovis Humane Society. They are too young to be away from thieir mother and are in need of another mother dog or a kind-hearted person willing to bottlefeed them. For more information, contact the Clovis Pet Rescue at 575.693.3856.

From June 1-15, when you buy a Green Chile Cheese Burger at Taco Box (Clovis and Portales) the owner will donate $1 to United Way of of Eastern New Mexico.

It's official, Taco Box has made the New Mexico Department of Tourism's Green Chile Cheese Burger Trail once again.

Central Christian Church and The Lighthouse Mission are teaming up again this year to host a Bike Repair Clinic. Last year they helped over 100 children get their bikes ready for summertime fun by fixing flats, doing tune-ups and some minor repairs. There will be some tools available, but if you have your own please bring them with you. You are not obligated to volunteer for the entire event, an hour or two will do. Let's do our best to help our local children have fun this summer and be safe.
 Thanks guys for being the BEST volunteers.

What:  Bike Repair Clinic
Where: Central Christian Church 300 West 14th Street (Across from McDonald's)
Who: Central Christian, Lighthouse Mission and You
Date: Saturday June 11
Time: 9 a.m. to noon
Contact: Bill Brewer at 763.3517

Annual Main Street Fun Run Set for June 18 – For more information, call 356.5786.

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Non-Emergency Number for University Police is 562.2392 – The non-emergency number to reach University Police is 562.2392. The 311 number is no longer used.

Open Staff Positions —The Office of Human Resources has job listings at http://www.enmu.edu/services/hr/.

How to Perform CPR – When an adult suddenly collapses, call 9-1-1 and immediately begin chest compressions.  Do so by placing both hands in the center of the chest, on on top of the other, and push hard and fast until help arrives. Learn more at http://www.handsonlycpr.org.

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