Edgewood Chamber Friday Blast (4/5/13)

  Friday Blast
             April 5, 2013
    Your Chamber,
Working for you…
Please join us in welcoming
Dan and Lora Kniffin
to their new offices!
Ribbon Cutting
Saturday April 6 
Dan and Lora Kniffin
The Kniffin Team
Real Estate
Refreshments will be served!
5 State Road 344 (in the Chili Hills center)!
Mixers for 2013. 
We are looking for hosts for our Mixers which take place on the third Thursday of every month from 5:30 to 7pm.  Hosts provide some refreshments and have the opportunity to offer information about your business to all of your guests.
Please call or email if you would like to host a mixer.
Route 66
Revitalization Project
How Route 66 can economically benefit
our community…
 Town Hall meeting
Saturday April 6
from 10am to Noon
at the Edgewood Elementary Gymnasium
Speakers include:
Senator Sue Wilson-Beffort
Mayor Brad Hill – Edgewood
Mayor Ted Hart – Moriarty
Bernalillo County Commissioner
Wayne Johnson
Keynote:  Kaisa Barthull, National Park Service, Rt-66 Preservation Program
Many Door Prizes
This is something you can get involved with that will make a big difference in the future of our community. 
Teacher Star Awards:
Thanks to sponsors for March,
Lisa Vigil of Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union, The Independent,
Bob Brittain of Creative Concepts, and
Michaela Allen Handcrafts.  
Nomination forms at
Sandia Labs Federal Credit Union
Edgewood 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.
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
Family Fun!
A fundraiser for
Edgewood Mobile Food Pantry
April 11
Culpepper & Merriweather
Edgewood Elementary School 
Shows at 5 and 7:30pm
For info or to purchase tickets
259-4824, or 506-4900 
The Edgewood Lions sponsoring the
Melodrama Masters
 production of
Hagar the Horrible –  the musical.
 It is a free program for all kids from ages 10 to 18.
 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 shows in the afternoon.
 For further information call 281-2428 Jo White.



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

The Bethel Community Storehouse is holding it’s Springtime Food Drive now.

All non-perishable foods are needed. Can goods, flour, sugar, box foods, peanut butter, cereal, dessert items etc… also Easter hams are appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at Bethel Monday – Saturday 10-5. Call 832-6642 for more info.


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!
95 State Road 344 Ste 3
(Library/Chamber Bldg)
Edgewood, New Mexico
Phone Numbers:

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Executive Director:
Madeline Heitzman
Board of Directors
     Robin Markley                  2014
Vice President:
     Saul Araque                      2013
      Martha Eden                    2014
       Lisa Vigil                         2014
Board Members at Large:
Patrick Thompson                 2013
Ray Seagers                          2013
Misty Miller Moonshine      2013
Howard Calkins                    2014
Chris Hopper                        2013

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
Chamber Offices
Wednesday April 10
Edgewood Community Center
Andrea Corvin, Librarian
Edgewood Public LIbrary
Meet our new Police Chief,
Fred Radosevich.
Thursday April 18
 Hug A Horse
Thrift Store
on Highway 66
across from Domino’s
Join us for a great
Networking time!
Triple Crown Corporate Partners for 2013:

Rich Ford
WalMartEPCOR Water

Town of Edgewood

 meets First and Third Wednesdays of the month
at 6:30pm
Edgewood 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
 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.
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