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House cleaning one time per month, for an older couple. 3 bedroom home in El Rito Latin area. Must be a trusting and reliable individual. For more information contact Agatha Ramirez at (575)586-1370

The Questa Del Rio News looking for that special someone to be our Community Calendar Coordinator. Part-time, possibly 10-15 hours per month. This position requires some technical skills, familiarity with software, etc. Pay depends on experience. Call us or email us! (575) 586-2149 or news@questaedf.com.


Do you have skills, talents, or time and willingness to serve? Please get in touch if you would like to volunteer with our Questa Del Rio News. Training will be provided. Call Benita Muniz at (720) 662-9652 or email her at: b.muniz3@gmail.com. “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.” —Winston Churchill


Not Forgotten Outreach will be hiring for VetCorps Spring/Summer crews! This is your opportunity to learn about farming, while receiving compensation and other skills. Applications will be announced soon. https://www.notforgottenoutreach.org/vetcorps

HEALTHY SOIL PROGRAM GRANTS New Mexico Dept. of Agriculture funding opportunity for Fiscal Year 2023. Healthy Soil Program grant applications are open until Thursday May 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm MST. https://www.nmda.nmsu.edu/nmda-homepage/division/apr/healthy-soil-program/
Questa Studio Art Tour Call for Artists! Coming this summer, August 13-14, get your application at Rael’s Market & Coffee House, ArtQuesta, or Questa Post Office. northernnewmexicoartists.com

FREE COVID AT-HOME TESTS Every home in the US is eligible to order four at-home COVID-19 tests. Sign up at https://www.covidtests.gov.

North Central New Mexico Food Pantry: Distribution days are the second and fourth Fridays of the month from 9 am – noon, 140 Embargo Rd. in Questa. For more information call (575) 586-0486. If you need an emergency food box please call: Jeannie Masters (586-0486 or 779-9194) or Nancy Parker (586-2096 or 505 699-7563). To make a donation, go to https://www.ncfpquesta.com/ or mail to: North Central Food Pantry, PO Box 1076, Questa, NM 87556. For more information, please email wrmesquire2@gmail.com. If you would like to volunteer, please call Jeannie (numbers above).

Questa One-on-One Business Counseling Drop-in Hour by the Small Business Development Center at UNM-Taos with Anwar Kaelin. FREE and CONFIDENTIAL, no appointment needed, on the third Thursday of every month, May 19 from 2 – 3 pm. Business owners, independent contractors, entrepreneurs in Questa can drop in for one-on-one business consulting and training in planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade, and more. https://zoom.us/j/5757376219 Join by phone: +1 346 248 7799. For appointments call (575) 737-6219.

MAY QUOTE FROM LISA FOX “ I am strong when I am on your shoulders,You raise me up to more than I can be!”
—Brendan Graham

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