Edgewood Chamber Friday Blast (3/15/13)

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  Friday Blast              March 15, 2013
    Your Chamber, Working for you…
Our website has been undergoing a complete renovation to make it easier to navigate and find information.  We expect to do the final launch within the next couple of days.  Please stop by and give it a look.  If your information in the directory is either missing or incorrect in any way, please send us an email so that we may correct it as soon as possible.
We’d love to hear what you think.
Check in by early next week
advertising sales for the second year of our glossy wirebound Relocation Guide. Please call Madeline if you are interested in this professional piece that goes out to all those who are interested in relocating to our area, CVB’s and Chambers in the New Mexico area, and to Real Estate members who give copies of this directory and information piece to their new closings.
RETRO  RElive The ROute 66
We are working hard to revitalize our Route 66.  The committee has been meeting regularly and great plans are underway to create a strong local presence in our neighborhood.
And stay tuned for our Town Hall meeting on Saturday April 6 from 10am to Noon at the Edgewood Elementary auditorium.
This is something you can get involved with that will make a big difference in our community’s growth!
Teacher Star Awards: Our February winner is Leslie Cordier from Moriarty Middle School
 Congratulations and thank you for your appreciated hard work. Applications for March are available at the Chamber office and The Sandia Laboratory Credit Union.
Help to honor a local teacher who is deserving of recognition!
Teachers in Moriarty, Edgewood, and East Mountain area are all elegible.
Call the office 850-2523 with any questions. Deadline for March’s nomination is Friday March 22. Take your completed form to  Sandia Laboratory Credit Union Edgewood Branch, or your local chamber office.
    Area Happenings
This Friday Blast Section is reserved for your events or happenings in the area!  If you have an upcoming event or a special happening that you would like to see in the Blast, please email it to the office by Wednesday. Approved information will be reviewed and inserted in the Blast on the following Friday.
The Edgewood Lions sponsoring the
Melodrama Masters
will be holding try outs for the up coming
 production of
Hagar the Horrible –  the musical. 
 It is a free program for all kids from ages 10 to 18.
 Jo White is a certified drama teacher and feeds the kids pizza, hot dogs, hamburgers, and fried chicken and tofu if necessary.  We have been performing for 22 years and our motto is,
 The play will be performed at Wildlife West, Saturday and Sunday April 27 and 28. 
There will be two show in the afternoon.  It is a serious commitment with a comedy melodrama company.  Team work, individual effort and lots of fun are part of the program. 
Last tryout is Friday Marcdh 15 from 7 to 9pm at the Edgewood Community center.
 For further information call 281-2428 Jo White.


Volunteers, Stuffed Animals, Plastic Eggs and candy would be greatly appreciated. 
Please contact Traci at the Edgewood Police Department for more information or to help! 281-5717
 This event was a huge success last year, and the Edgewood Chamber supports
this wonderful family event.
April 6
First Annual “Notorious Nick” Durant
Memorial Shotgun Match will be held at SASS Founder’s Ranch   Proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
If you would like to sponsor part of the match,
or for more information, please call 505-934-2533 or

Get a $20,000 car for just $260 per month with financing from Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union! SLFCU is offering no payments or interest for  90 days on auto loans through August 31, 2013. And rates as low as 2.39%apr apply to all of our loan terms, including our longest term of 84 months for new or almost new vehicles. If you’re not in the market for a new car, refinance your auto loan from another lender to take advantage of this offer.

Apply online,  call 505-293-0500, or ask for SLFCU financing at the dealership. If you’re  not already a member of SLFCU, talk to us about how you can join. Members of Entranosa Water & Wastewater Association and Central New Mexico Electric Cooperative are eligible. Learn more online call 800-947-5328, or stop by the Edgewood branch at 150 State Road 344, Suite B.
For offer details go to


It’s that time of year again! 

The Mountain View Telegraph is putting together the 2013 edition of “Explore!”.  Our annual visitors’ and locals’ guide to the East Mountains and Estancia Valley is scheduled to publish on May 23rd !

As usual, “Explore!” will be inserted into our weekly publication and be distributed throughout the East Mountains and Estancia Valley at more than 65 newspaper outlets and via mail subscription. The guide will also be inserted into the Albuquerque Journal within the Mountain View Telegraph circulation area, and still more copies will go out to the rest of New Mexico and across the United States.

 To reserve your ad space we recommend you call us by April 25.

Mountain View Telegraph  505-823-7109

Support YOUR Community Storehouse
Help Bethel
restock for Spring


We need clean, useable items to share with others Tax receipts are available Call 832-6642 to schedule a furniture pickup today!  Donation hours are Monday thru Friday 9-4:30, Saturday 10-4:30
Edgewood Civitan Club meets first and third Tuesdays at the Edgewood Chamber of Commerce at 6pm. 
The East Mountain Toastmasters Club meets every Thursday from 6 to 7:30 at the Edgewood Chamber offices.
About Us 
Hours of Operation:
We are in the office and around town meeting members every day. If you want to see Madeline, or would like an appointment, please call 850-2523.  We would hate to miss you!Location:
95 State Road 344 Ste 3 (Library/Chamber Bldg) Edgewood, New Mexico
Phone Numbers:
505-850-2523 e-mail:
info@ edgewoodchambernm.com
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Executive Director:
Madeline Heitzman
Board of Directors  
President:      Robin Markley                  2014 Vice President:      Saul Araque                      2013 Treasurer:       Martha Eden                    2014
Secretary:        Lisa Vigil                         2014
Board Members at Large:
Patrick Thompson                 2013 Ray Seagers                          2013 Misty Miller Moonshine      2013 Howard Calkins                    2014 Chris Hopper                        2013

Ambassadors: Chris Hopper /  Howard Calkins
Political Affairs & By Laws: Ray Seagers
Events:               Committees Education:          Lisa Vigil Programs:         Brenda Murray Luncheons:       Martha Eden /Linda Thomas Leadership Alumni Group Kathy Courreges
Route 66:    Madeline Heitzman
        Edgewood Chamber
Board Meeting
Monday April 8 6:15pm
Chamber Offices
Wednesday April 10 11:30am Edgewood Community Center
Triple Crown Corporate Partners for 2013:
Rich Ford
WalMartEPCOR Water

Town of Edgewood Meetings: meets First and Third Wednesdays of the month at 6:30pmEdgewood Community Center  Planning & Zoningmeets First and ThirdMondays of the month at6:00pmEdgewood Community Center.

Other Chambers:
East Mountain Chamber meets the first Thursday of the month at 11:30am.  Call 281-1999 or
Moriarty Chamber meets at noon the third Tuesday of the month at the Moriarty Civic Center.  Call 832-4087
Mountainair Chamber meets the first Tuesday of the month at 11:30am at the Shaffer Hotel. 847-2975 or mcc@mountainairchamber.com
 If you are a chamber member, you can leave your business cards, rack cards and flyers at the Visitors center inside the South door to the Library. Be sure to get your information over here. It’s part of your benefit as an Edgewood Chamber member!
Stop by the office to see Madeline if you have any questions , or call my cell 850-2523. Apply online
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