Glenwood Gazette

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Aubri Lynn Allen wins scholarship
Pat Nowlin Memorial Scholarship Winners for 2011

Aubri Lynn Allen, a BorderBelle CowBelle member is from Deming, New Mexico Her grandmother Bobbie Neal Little is a member of the Grant County Copper CowBelles.

Aubri has attended Mesalands Community College for her Pre-Nursing certificate,Western New Mexico University for her Nursing Assistant certification, NMSU for general education, and Western New Mexico University (2010 to current) for the Nursing Program.

Aubri’s goal is a Masters in Nursing, with Home Health or surgical nursing as her occupation.

She hopes to work in a rural area, providing services to nourish and maintain good physical condition of agricultural providers.

Other scholarship winners were Katelyn Schade from Fort Sumner and Jeremy Witte from Las Cruces.

Thank you for all the donations sent in from the local CowBelles organizations and personal members.This scholarship, sponsored by the New Mexico CowBelles, is a wonderful opportunity to help those CowBelles getting their education, and the children of CowBelles to further their studies


Fort Bayard Days

Operation Fort Bayard Task Force
Working to save Fort Bayard, New Mexico ~ A National Historic Landmark

Fort Bayard consists of 468 acres, 19 springs, 81 buildings with their exisiting infrastructure, and one of two national cemeteries in New Mexico. Fort Bayard has been utilized for military and healthcare for more than 140 years.

Mission Statement of the Fort Bayard Task Force . . . To preserve and enhance the integrity of Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark by utilizing the buildings and natural resources to their fullest potential by providing an environment for living, working, educating, treating, and healing. Goal … Members will design and develop a national healing center for veterans at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark, New Mexico.

As of November 2010, a strong community effort is underway to join with the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to use the Fort Bayard facilities as a PTSD (Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder) center for veterans of our various wars.

To Save History, Please Give Generously Save Southwest New Mexico's most endangered historic site …

Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark Mail your contributions to …

Operation Fort Bayard,
P. O. Box 26, Santa Clara, NM 88026




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FALL COLORS Best Places to See Fall Colors on the Gila National Forest

Shorter days, longer nights, crisp mornings, and cooler evenings mean one thing on the Gila National Forest - Fall Colors! The forest has breathtaking scenic views and areas with beautiful autumn colors.

To help forest visitors find the best of the fall colors this year, the forest will be posting weekly updates to on the best places to see the changing leaves.The Fall Colors Hotline can also be reached at 1-800-354-4595; select option 3.The website and the hotline will be updated every Friday, until the autumn colors are gone. The cooler temperatures and wonderful scenery also make it an excellent time to explore many of the hiking trails, lakes, and other attractions on the forest.

Popular attractions include the Catwalk National Recreation Trail, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument, Lake Roberts, Quemado Lake, Snow Lake and the Willow Creek Recreation Area. For the more adventurous, the three wilderness areas on the forest offer an exciting outdoor experience.

For more information on the Gila National Forest visit



Mimbres Harvest Festival

The 6th annual Mimbres Harvest Festival was held at the San Lorenzo School on September 24, and the day was sunny, beautiful, and cool. Attendance was great, and the vendor booths featuring farmer's market items and arts and crafts were enjoyed by everyone. Food vendors and exhibits, cowboy poetry and musicians all combined to make the day complete.

Thank you to all the local volunteers who helped make this day possible.




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