| Your Chamber,
Working for you…
Run Rally, Rock
on Route 66
only 1 week away….
when: August 17, 2013.
where: Rich Ford and along Plaza LoopAre you ready to either be in or watch the
RRR Route 66 Parade?
Our Grand Marshall this year is
former owner of Midway, and a true Route 66 entrepreneur and supporter, with up to 9 trading posts, gas stations and curio shops along route 66 in our area. His grandson Jeremiah Turner operates the Dairy Queen in Edgewood.
And be sure to enjoy our entries, Including Moriarty High School Marching Band, (who will perform a concert at the West lot at Rich Ford at 11am after the parade), See a couple of our balloon baskets who will be leading the glow at our Hunt N Glow Holiday celebration on December 14… See a bulldozer circa world war 1, similar to the ones who bladed our section of Route 66 in the 1920’s- creating Retribution Road…
cold water from the Valley View Christian Church float…classic cars, floats and run. The parade runs from RT 66 Campground to Furniture Connection on Linnie Court. The Parade, themed ROUTE 66, lines up at 9am, and begins its route headed West on Route 66 at 10am.
Deadline to get your entry in is TODAY Friday August 9. Get your form at Mail & Copy, The Chamber office or online.
Call Madeline at 850-2523 for help.
And anybody with a motorcycle will enjoy the Motorcycle Poker Run with great prizes and a fun filled afternoon, ending with prizes awarded on the Rich Ford Stage at 5pm, then the music and fun of Burnin’ Bridges!
Get your application online,
at Mail & Copy or at the Chamber Office.
We’re looking forward to seeing you there this year. Set up begins at 8:30am on Saturday…opens at 10am. Enjoy the great fun
and interesting things to see at our Expo.
Look for the Chamber table where we will be selling RRR T-Shirts, Cow-A-Bunga Tickets, and NEW this year
we will hold a Split the Pot that day only.
heat last year?
Remember the dunk tank?
This year the dunk tank will be a fundraiser for RETRO 66.
Among those being dunked are
Roger Holden, Chair of RETRO,
Kay Davis McKay, Town of Edgewood Administrator, Jared Kuchen, Edgewood Police, Leota Harriman, Editor The Independent, Sherry Abraham, Town Councilor, Chuck Ring, Mayor Brad Hill….
more confirmations to come. We’ll send out a time specific schedule next week.
It is the celebration of the 14th Birthday of the Town of Edgewood,
and The Independent.
For entry forms click below, or stop by Mail & Copy.
The Business Expo
The Route 66 Parade
scroll down on the home page and click on the Run Rally Rock information link.
COW A BUNGA
You thought you were finished with
Cow A Bunga for this year,
We will have the live cow in the
pen ready to give out a huge prize on
noon on Sunday August 18 at Rich Ford…
be sure to find the cow-suit walking around at Run, Rally & Rock to get your tickets to win up to $2000 CASH.
Any tickets purchased during this year are good for this event…
NEW AT RICH FORD THIS YEAR
A STEAK COOK-OFF
SUNDAY AUGUST 11 AT 1PM
WIN A NEW GRILL
DEADLINE TO ENTER IS TODAY
GET FORMS AT RICH FORD
CALL ME 850-2523
LEADERSHIP EDGEWOOD 2014
A big thanks to our major sponsors this year, SASS and RICH Ford Edgewood.
If you are interested in applying to join our
talk to Program Director
Brenda Murray or Executive Director Madeline Heitzman
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.
Relive the Route Meetings:
10 August 2013, Saturday: RETRO Brown Bag Breakfast Bunch (B4); Edgewood Community Center.
14 August 2013, Wednesday; RETRO Committee, 1-3 PM, Village of Tijeras Town Hall
7 September 2013, Saturday; RETRO Brown Bag Breakfast Bunch (B4); Edgewood Community Center.
18 September 2013, Wednesday; RETRO Committee, 1-3 PM, Moriarty Civic Center
All meetings are open to everyone.
5 October 2013, Saturday: RETRO Brown Bag Breakfast Bunch (B4); 8-10 AM;Edgewood Community Center
16 October 2013, Wednesday; RETRO Committee, 1-3 PM, Edgewood Community Center
Whiting Bros. Gas Station Fundraiser Campaign:
T-Shirts will be sold for a very limited time to raise funding to help restore Sal and Inez Lucero’s Whiting Bros. Gas Station in Moriarty
If you want to help, look for them at the RETRO tent at the Business Expo at RRR.
This station is the last remaining operational Whiting Bros. gas station on Route 66 and is our ICONIC ANCHOR for drawing visitors and Route 66 enthusiasts to our stretch of the Mother Road. It is extreeeeemely important that we make this happen.
Stay tuned, details and T-Shirt design to follow.
We made it on the Route 66 News web site!!!!
Every Saturday Night at Wildlife West
BBQ Dinner, Raptor Show
and Live Music
Support YOUR Community Storehouse
Bethel needs help!
The Bethel Community Storehouse has kicked off it’s annual School Supply Drive to help needy children get back to school with the things they need.
We are taking school supplies, back packs, lunch bags, children’s clothing, food for lunches and monetary donations are all appreciated.
Donations can be dropped off at Bethel Monday – Saturday 10-5.
Get a $20,000 car for
just $260 per month
with financing from
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.
, 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
800-947-5328, or stop by the Edgewood
branch at 150 State Road 344, Suite B.
For offer details go to
Edgewood Civitan Club
meets first and third Tuesdays at the
Edgewood Chamber of Commerce at 6pm.
Monday August 12, at 6:15pm
the Chamber office.
Wednesday August 14, 11:30am
Edgewood Community Center
stuffed bell peppers (meat, rice veggies and cheese
in green bell peppers), home made bread,
and lemon pound cake with blueberry sauce
Thursday August 15
At the home of
Linda and Rich Thomas.
Where: 24 Cody Road – west on Walker (at Walgreens) to the first left which is Cody. Follow to the end of the road & look for the flag pole!
What: Summer is coming to an end. Come enjoy a cold drink (tea, lemonade, wine, beer), yummy snacks & even enjoy an icy smoothie with fresh ingredients off our Tower Garden. Bring business cards for networking.
Triple Crown Corporate Partners for 2013:
Town of Edgewood
meets First and Third Wednesdays of the month
at 6:30pmEdgewood Community Center
Planning & Zoningmeets First and ThirdTuesdays of the month at6:00pmEdgewood Community Center.
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
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
Edgewood, New Mexico
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Board of Directors
Robin Markley 2014
Saul Araque 2013
Martha Eden 2014
Lisa Vigil 2014
Board Members at Large:
Patrick Thompson 2013
Ray Seagers 2013
Misty Miller 2013
Howard Calkins 2014
Chris Hopper 2013
Chris Hopper / Howard Calkins
Political Affairs & By Laws:
Education: Lisa Vigil
Programs: Brenda Murray
Luncheons: Martha Eden
Leadership Alumni Group
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.