Fort Sumner Chamber of Commerce

707 N. 4th
P.O. Box 28
Fort Sumner, NM 88119
575-355-7705
fortsumnerchamber@hotmail.com

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Tolar Train Explosion Anniversary

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 @ 5:19 PM

The 70th Anniversary of the Tolar Train Explosion is Nov 30, 2014. Randy Dunson has worked hard on getting a Historical Marker placed on Hwy 60/84 just west of the Pink Pony.

A dedication celebration will take place on Friday Nov 21 with lunch (donations to go to the Fire Fighters Support Group) at the Taiban Fire Station at 12:00 and ceremony at the historical marker 2:00 pm.

WinterFest 2014

@ 5:14 PM

WinterFest 2014 is right around the corner SATURDAY DEC 6
Come to the FS High School Gymnasium for the Arts/Crafts Festival and do your Christmas Shopping from 9:00-5:00. The Fire Fighters Support Group will have breakfast burritos and coffee available as well as their famous Chili Lunch! We hear Santa Claus will be making his annual appearance as well as door prizes throughout the day. The Grand Finale of the day will be the Shop at Home Extravaganza Drawing at 5:00.

Harvest Carnival

Thursday, October 16, 2014 @ 2:14 PM

It’s time for the Harvest Carnival that the National Honor Society and Baptist Church sponsor each year.  This is great fun for the kids and a wonderful alternative to the traditional “Halloween things”.  Please bring lots of candy for the carnival to the Baptist Church office throughout the month of October.  Admission for the carnival is a canned good per person.  All the canned goods collected are used in the Holiday Baskets for those in need.  (Also begin thinking about Operation Christmas Child!)

First Baptist Church of Fort Sumner hosting 100th Anniversary Celebration!  Sat Oct 18, 2014 Barn Church & BBQ, Games begin @ 4:00 pm, BBQ, Church & Music beginning @ 6:00 PM Home of Buddy & Mary Ann Cortese 3121 Billy the Kid Drive.  Sunday, October 19th – Special Celebration Service, Sunday morning Church (no Sunday School) begins @ 10:30 am, Lunch will follow the Service.  What can you do? Invite your family to “Come Back Home”!  Volunteer to help, call the church office 355-2634, Bring a pie or cobbler to the BBQ Saturday! Bring a Side Dish, salad or dessert to Sunday lunch.  Pray with Thanksgiving for those who have given us this legacy of faith in Christ!