Road Clean-up, Pot-Luck and General Meeting this Saturday

Don’t forget this Saturday: The Road clean-up begins at 8:30 AM. Meet at the fire department to pick up trash bags and road assignments. We suggest you wear long sleeves and bring work gloves if you have them. The Pot-Luck begins at 5:30 PM. The TCA will provide the meat (barbecued beef and fried chicken), you bring a dish to share. The regular meeting will begin at 6:00 PM. the tentative agenda is: New meeting talk rules (5 min rule)-Helen Introduction of New Attendees Dark Skies Presentation-Carol Rehder Karen Perez and other legislative updates Neighborhood Watch-Douglas New Talavera sign-vote by

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Bingaman & Udall Introduce Measure to Protect Organ Mountains

Thursday, September 17, 2009WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall today introduced legislation that will protect the scenic landscapes of the Organ Mountains in Doña Ana County.  The bill, called the Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks Wilderness Act, creates wilderness and conservation areas that would provide for continued public use while protecting the granite peaks of the Organ Mountains and the volcanic cinder cones of the Potrillo Mountains, among other public lands in the County. You can read the text of the press release from Sen. Udall here. For more information about the legislation, visit Senator Bingman’s site

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Talavera-Las Alturas Vounteer Fire Department Smoked Brisket Dinner

Your volunteer fire department is holding its annual fund-raiser at the fire station on Saturday Oct 10 from noon to 2 pm, a delicious brisket dinner to eat in or take home. Tickets are $10 ea and will be available at the station during the cleanup on Sept 26 and at the potluck/meeting that evening. Tickets may also be purchased by contacting Douglas Hoffman at 521-1332 or Daren Bloomquist .