The 2013 Taste of Las Cruces event, raising fun for attendees and funds for the Roadrunner Food Bank, will be June 6 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Tickets are going fast. Don't forget to bring a non-perishable food item to the event! More information>
Bill Gates tells NPR why ending polio is worth the investment.
Read and hear it>
Our Don't Meth With Us project was the subject of a recent edition of PUENTES on KRWG-FM. See and hear it>
April 6 was our Great Day of Service at Washington Elementary School. Read about it, see some pictures>
...Meets every Wednesday at noon, but come a little earlier as lunch will be ready around 11:30. Please join us! We meet at historic La Posta de Mesilla, 2410 Calle de San Albino in the town of Mesilla. (see map below)
…Is the singing Rotary club. Music is always part of our meetings, so please bring your voice.
…Features at its weekly meeting a program on a topic of community interest. Upcoming speakers are listed in our calendar.
…Is involved in the Las Cruces community. As a club and as individual Rotarians, we are involved in many worthwhile causes. Some of our ongoing community projects include: Taste of Las Cruces, high school senior scholarship program, the Four Way Test essay contest, the Great Day of Service, and Don’t Meth With Us. (Right: working on the 2011 Great Day of Service project, planting in the West Picacho medians).
…Through and with the support of programs of the Rotary Foundation, is involved in international service projects. Our club actively participates in Polio Plus and Every Rotarian Every Year and has contributed over three hundred thousand dollars to the Rotary Foundation's annual programs fund, honoring over 300 Paul Harris Fellows. A few of our club-sponsored projects have included the establishment of an eye clinic in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico; equipping a school in Kinkizi, Uganda (pictured left); and acquiring a van for a Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, support group for children and other individuals with Down's Syndrome (see picture on international service page).
…Sponsored the Truth or Consequences Rotary club in 1935, the Anthony Rotary club in 1974, the Rotary Club of Las Cruces-Rio Grande club in 1975, and the Rotary Club of Las Cruces-Mesilla Valley club in 1993.
…Can be contacted by email or by mail at Post Office Box 1912, Las Cruces, NM 88004.