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Los Lunas Valencia County News Newspaper Archives Feb 1 1973, Page 3

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Los Lunas Valencia County News (Newspaper) - February 1, 1973, Los Lunas, New Mexico A letters $ a 7. C 3 o o to e jul 3 it uces reply mrs. Sharon March a concerned Parent also dear mrs. March i do not feel i am As you put it in a letter to me co Valencia county news last week a kidding the people. I cannot see How the fact that i am a stockholder in two companies that do business with the los Lunas schools could conflict with my being elected to the los Lunas school Board. All the business the Rio Grande construction company inc. Has done with the los Lunas school was under advertised sealed bids on which they were Low bidders. Any business the Tabet corporation Aba Bosque farms Home Center has done with the school is done by bid As required by Law. I am not seeking election to the los Lunas school Board to get school business. I am seeking election to the Board because i feel that school business is a big business and i feel that i can do a better Job in that business than my opponent has done. I stated that i had seven reasons for my concern about the schools also that i am concerned about your children too. I never listed that As a qualification. I am a very concerned Parent that is Why my name is on the ballot. Sincerely Nino Trujillo candidate Board of education los Lunas Public school for Trujillo to the editor being a concerned Parent May not be a qualification i believe or. Trujillo gave it As a reason for a school Board member but i feel that Only concerned members of the Community will be effective As Board members and obviously parents with children in the los Lunas schools have the greatest concern. Anyone who cares enough to express his views and a desire to do something constructive about our system deserves consideration. We should listen to them with an open mind. I am not going to worry about How much Money anyone makes who he is related to nor am i going to be impressed just because someone listens. To me actions speak louder than words. It took the work and action of Many residents to get some of our school problems recognized and or. Trujillo was one of them. Solutions to these problems will come about Only As a result of a school Board made up of members who Are informed Active Independent thinkers yet United in an Effort to act with the Community a support. As elected officials the school Board is a ruling body with the authority and an obligation to maintain an effective and orderly school system. My vote will go to or. Trujillo. Patricia Kurt favors Luna to the editor i read with interest or. Trujillo a political assertion of his interest in our schools. Why is it i Haven to seen him at any school Board meetings during the past year we were there Richard Mcdevitt Rte. 2 meet the candidates Frei Lina Valencia elections los Lentes 3, Vav d a residence of Leopoldo Jaramillo Peralta 4, Ward a Peralta elementary school. Valencia 5 and to Ward a Valencia elementary school. Al Cerro 6, Ward a residence of Horacio Vialpando. Tome 8, Ward a residence of Cristobal Aragon. Bosque farms 9, Ward a Bosque farms elementary school. Fred Luna a native of los Lunas who has served a six year term As a member of the los Lunas Board of education is seeking reelection. He is serving his second term As state representative from District 8 and has supported Community and school affairs. Luna and his wife Connie reside in los Lunas with their six children. Luna is a member of the appropriations committee is vice chairman of Public affairs committee and a member of the environmental health and study committee in the state legislature. A i think i can help the schools by being a member of the legislature in Many aspects a Luna said. A i be Able to help the students mainly to acquire a Good education so they can be better prepared for College. These last six years have Given me much experience in both budgeting and where the Money should be implemented and i feel i can do a Good Job with the experience i have had a he said. A i am for the people. I have no other interests a Luna said. A uppermost in my mind Are the Luna noted that los Lunas schools should receive an increase of $31.33 per Pupil from the Basic program distribution and equalization Over the current year. There also should be an increase for Pupil transportation he said. A committee of citizens headed by Cecelio Tafoya former candidate who withdrew last month have joined forces in support of Luna. They said a your schools Are in great need of aggressive leadership and the group Felt that or. Luna could Best give that leadership. They Are contacting voters in the District for support of Luna. Sophomore class expresses thanks to the editor on december 9, 1972 the Sophomore class of los Lunas High school held two roadblocks one on Hiway 85 at the main intersection in los Lunas the other on Hiway 47 in Valencia. These roadblocks were held in behalf of the heart association. We collected $569.20 on this Day. The Money has been sent to the heart association. We greatly appreciate and would like to thank All the people who generously gave to this worthy cause. We would also like to thank or. . Fluke our sponsor and All the other members of the Sophomore class who helped out on this Day. It really turned out to be a great Success thank you Richard Zbur president Mildred Hernandez Secretary Brenda Chavez vice president Alice Gabaldon treasurer Nino Trujillo Nino Trujillo who was born in Al Cerro grew up in Belen and now makes his Home in Bosque farms is a candidate for the los Lunas school Board. During his High school Days in Belen he was an outstanding athlete and was Active in school affairs. He was a charter member of the Belen Jaycees and presently is a member of the elks club. He is Active in the Lobo boosters club has served As an officer in the los Lunas boosters club and is a member of the Bosque farms Pat and the Bosque farms Rodeo Assn. He is a past president of the fraternal order of lumbermen. Trujillo has been manager of the Bosque farms Home Center for the past eight years and has supported Community and school activities. He and his wife Gloria Are the parents of one girl and six boys. A my principal concern is for our children s education and the growth of our schools a Trujillo said. A we need a Long Range plan to meet the accelerated growth in our school District and to meet the changing needs of our youth Quot i seek membership on the los Lunas Board of education because i am bound by conscience to do the utmost for the Well being of our school children a Trujillo said. A if elected i favor continued employment of those who discharge their duties conscientiously and to help seek personnel who have the interest of our students at heart. A school business is Public business and must be conducted accordingly. A constant a objective evaluation of the education process is in my opinion of great importance. Problems must be solved with determination Public monies and property must be safeguarded and continued accountability made when needed by those in authority a Trujillo said. A we must act responsibly together for our boys and olympics plans underway Spring can to be far away. One sure sign a planning for the annual special olympics. Staff members at los Lunas Hospital and training school Are making plans for the special olympics for residents of that institution. Track and Field events Are scheduled March 31 at Foch Romero Field in los Lunas. Date and place of the swimming events will be announced later. More than too youngsters Are expected to participate. A new event for wheel chair entries this year will be the life jacket kick giving the a chair bound contestants an Opportunity to compete in the swimming As Well As in the softball throw. Other events will be the standing Long jump and receive Merit award Bernard Baca superintendent of los Lunas schools will be among 19 new mexicans who will be honoured with certificates of Merit for significant contributions to the work of the new Mexico research and study Council. Presentations will be made feb. 9 at a noon luncheon at the Airport Marina hotel. Or. Richard Tonigan executive director of the organization said the Council intends to recognize the efforts of More new mexicans at later ceremonies during 1973. Others scheduled for certificates feb. 9 include Eloy Blea of Pecos Melvin Cordova of Cuba Ronald Coss of the Lasc in Santa be Felix Duran of Penasco Louis Flores of Santa Rosa j. Placido Garcia of Socorro Horace Martinez of Questa Frankie Mccarty of Albuquerque Weldon Perrin of the state department of education . Porterfield of Santo Domingo Junior High Jess Price head of the Unm Public information office Emmet Shockley of Deming Ray Smith of Magdalena Lewis Stratton of Corona James Steinepreis of Carrizozo and Miles Zintz of Unm. Romo reports by Tony Romo Valencia county agent Umsu the environmental improvement Agency of new Mexico has released information for Farmers regarding open burning. Open burning is permitted under the new Mexico air Quality control regulations for the following purposes and conditions 1. Disposal of fully dried tumbleweeds. 2. Agricultural management excluding Timber directly related to the growing or harvesting of crops. 3. The emission of smoke shall not be allowed to pass onto or across a Public Road or Landing strip such that a Hazard is created by impairment of visibility. 4. No natural or synthetic rubber or Petroleum products May be burned. For the purpose of Frost control in agricultural operations natural Petroleum products May be burned 5. Care must be taken to minimize the amount of dirt on the material being burned. 6. All burning except agricultural burning must take place Between the hours of 10 00 . And 4 00 . 7. The material to be burned must be As dry As possible and 8. The wind direction at the site of agricultural burning must be such that the smoke will generally be carried away from areas of human habitation. County news published every thursday second class postage paid at los Lunas. Now Mexico and at additional mailing offices Vej. Lewis publisher Janette Baughman editor Monitor if not Mexico Prats . Box 478, main st., los Lunas . 87031 Telephone 865-7477 one year subscriptions by mail in Valencia and Bernalillo counties $3.00 outside Valencia and Bernalillo counties $5.00 published by newspaper printing corp . Box 25526, Albuquerque . 87103 phone 243-1381

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