Roosevelt County holding appreciation day

Cannon Connections: Alisa Boswell Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce Director Karl Terry, left, and Promotions Director Sandy Van Der Veen go through boxes of door prizes Monday afternoon for the Cannon Appreciation Day, which is happening Saturday in the 801 military housing in Portales. By Alisa Boswell Cannon Connections The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce is […]

Roosevelt County holding appreciation day


Alisa Boswell The Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce is holding a Cannon Appreciation Day on Saturday for local military personnel. The event will include live music, food and door prizes along with bounce houses and face painting for children “It’s very much a family event,” Chamber Director Karl Terry said. “The purpose is to show […]

Cannon Appreciation Day set for Friday

By 2nd Lt. Stephanie Strine: 27th SOW Public Affairs The Clovis community will recognize Cannon Air Force Base’s airmen and families 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Unity Park for the 22nd annual Cannon Appreciation Day. The event, which is sponsored by the Committee of Fifty, Clovis Industrial Development Corporation and Clovis/Curry County Chamber […]

Don’t forget to thank spiritual leaders

October is Clergy Appreciation Month, and I join with many others in honoring our spiritual leaders. First, let me say there aren’t enough words to express my gratitude for the many, many selfless acts you do for others. You are vital to my spiritual being. I realize you are on call around the clock. Bible […]

Community shows appreciation for Cannon

Cannon Connections photo: Argen Duncan Ryan Wimbrly, civilian electrical shop employee at Cannon Air Force Base, competes in a pie-eating contest during Cannon Appreciation Day at Unity Park. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico From burgers to a pie-eating contest and horseshoes to door prizes, Cannon Air Force Base airmen, their families and civilian employees […]

Annual appreciation day will honor airmen, families

By 27th SOW Public Affairs The Clovis community will recognize the men and women of Cannon Air Force Base 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Unity Park with the 21st annual Cannon Appreciation Day. All service members, their families and base employees are invited to the show of appreciation and enjoy free food, games […]

Aug. 6 -Aug. 12 What's Happening

Friday Cannon Appreciation Day —

Press release: 21st Annual Cannon Appreciation Day set for August 6th

There’s no question that Cannon Air Force Base is an integral part of the local community. And for the past 20 years, the local community has shown its support for the individuals and families who are dedicated to preserving the safety and freedom of the United States of America. Now, for the 21st year, the […]

May 7 – May 13 What's Happening

Friday Military Spouse Appreciation Day Celebration — 9 a.m., Airman & Family Readiness Center. First Friday — 5 p.m., The Landing Zone. Clovis Relay For Life — 6 p.m., Ned Houk Park. Book Sale — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Heart of the Earth performance — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium. Arts Academy […]

My turn: Appreciation for food started with mom

By Argen Duncan: Senior writer With Mother’s Day coming up, I want to tell you about my mom, one of my favorite cooks. Mom made meals I loved as a kid, and she never throttled me for complaining about dinners I didn’t like so much. Until dad took over much of the chef work, mom […]

Cannon schedules Earth Day activities

By 27th SOW Public Affairs Earth Day, a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment, is celebrated on April 22. It was founded by U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wisconsin, as an environmental teach-in in 1970 and is celebrated in many countries every year. The first Earth Day in the United States […]

Council to vote on rezoning, ordinance amendment

Freedom New Mexico It looks like a short agenda for Portales City Council when it meets 7 p.m. Tuesday. The city is expected to approve a notice of intent to adopt ordinance No. 686 for rezoning and an ordinance amending ordinance no. 387 to alter the official zoning map. Also, the council will entertain a […]

Sept. 4 Cannon Community

ENMU Cannon Appreciation Day — Eastern New Mexico University will host Cannon Appreciation Day on Sept. 12. All military personnel and their families are invited to attend Eastern New Mexico’s Greyhound football game against Southeastern Oklahoma at 7 p.m. at Blackwater Draw Stadium. Admission is free for all active duty military and their dependents get […]

Cannon Appreciation Day features free food, games


By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer After two decades of cook-outs and games, Cannon Appreciation Day is still going strong. The 20th annual event, which provided Cannon Air Force Base personnel and their families with free food, games and time to relax, happened Friday at the base’s Unity Park. The Committee of Fifty, Clovis/Curry County […]

Aug. 7 what's happening

Friday Cannon Appreciation Day — 11 a.m., Unity Park. Event open to all base personnel. Games and prizes will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Back-to-school walk/run — 11 a.m., Cannon Track. Nine-hole shootout — 5 p.m., Whispering Winds Golf Course. Nine hole shootout will kick off base tournament. Parent/child tourney — Cannon Lanes. […]

Elida School News Nov. 16

School observes Veterans Day On Veterans Day, the students and faculty of Elida Municipal Schools honored local veterans for serving our country. National Honor Society members gave words of thanks and appreciation for the veterans’ service, elementary students sang patriotic songs, and the cafeteria staff provided a chicken dinner.

Communities show appreciation

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Col. Timothy Leahy spoke to the attendees about the importance of knowing the community they live in. By Liliana Castillo: Cannon Connections Cannon Appreciation Day is a day for the Clovis and Curry County communities to say thanks to Cannon’s military members for their service. Unity Park on Cannon Air […]

Aug. 8, 2008 What's Happening

Friday Cannon Appreciation Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Unity Park. Open to all base personnel. 2 to 4 p.m. Games and prizes. Back to School Dance — 4 to 8 p.m. Youth Center. For youth ages 9-18. Golf Shoot Out — 5 p.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $7 […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Community Notes

Today Cannon Appreciation Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Unity Park. Open to all base personnel. 2 to 4 p.m. Games and prizes. Back to School Dance — 4 to 8 p.m. Youth Center. For youth ages 9-18. Saturday Cannon Golf Championship — 7 a.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is […]

Veterans shown appreciation in ceremony

Cannon Connections photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis High School AFJROTC cadet Ryan Telles-Hinch present arms at the closing ceremony for the Traveling Wall Memorial Tuesday afternoon on the Clovis High School campus. By Sarah Meyer Each of several speakers during Tuesday’s final ceremony of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Clovis High School commented on the […]