Upcoming Events:   September 18th, 2014

 Note: Keep an eye here for events that might be of interest to Club members.

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Rio Communities Founder’s Day Parade

Saturday, September 20

Rio Communities is a VCARA served agency, and we have been asked to provide radio communications support on this first major event in its history.  VCARA is providing five hams for radio communications along the parade route.

The parade route is from the Country Club to Golf Course Road , then east to NM47,  continuing north using the southbound lanes and ending at the East parking lot by our clubhouse.  Note: Golf Course Road will be closed to vehicle traffic from 1200 until 1500.

In the afternoon from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, there will be a host of festive family activities in the Valley Communities Plaza parking lot.  This includes eight food venders,, arts and crafts booths, a Kids Korner with face painting, cake walk fortune teller and pinatas.  Entertainment will include recorded music, a local guitarist, and Mexican dancers.

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VCARA Annual Potluck Dinner

Tuesday, September 23
6:00pm
THIS WILL BE AN OUTDOOR EVENT
TABLES WILL BE SET UP IN THE BREEZEWAY DOWNSTAIRS
COME ONE – COME ALL

Burgers, Hot Dogs and drinks furnished by the club.
Please bring a side dish or desert .
Suggestions: Enchiladas, chile, casseroles, potato salad, fried chicken, etc.

There will be door prizes and a special raffle for a mystery prize.
You must be present to win.

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VCARA 20th Anniversary Special Event Station
Saturday, November 01, 2014

Will be on air, HF SSB/CW and VHF (146.700) from 0600 until 1800 local time.

Operators for the club station are needed

Follow this link to see what times are available,
then sign up with Ralph NM5RC or Charlie NM5CL.
Special Event Op Schedule(2)

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2014 SOCORRO HAMFEST
OCTOBER 18, 2014
8:00 am – 2:00pm

<http://www.socorroara.org/hamfest.html#sessions>

Questions? Contact Al, AC5BX at JUNO dot COM .

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