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Colfax Post 1793 Raton New Mexico







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2004 Patriotic Essay Winners Raton Middle and High† School

Text Box: Volume 1 Issue 5  *  *   March / April, 2004

Anniversaries Galore

Jimmy and Virgie† / 38th Anniversary





Annual VFW Auxiliary Tamale Sale

Itís time once again for† Cristella Torres and her crew of Ladieís† Auxiliary members, which include several nationally known Tamale chefs, to begin taking orders for those once-a-year VFW tamales.† These delicious fund-raising Tamales are a bargain at $12 per dozen. Deadline for† your orders and payment is Friday March 12. The tamales will be made fresh on Saturday the 13th and can be picked up at the Post between noon and 4 pm. Get your orders in early to help us with the† planning. Rumor has it that several customers were slightly trampled during last yearís last minute rush.† To order call the Post at 445-3318 or 445-0584 at home.


Tony and Eloisa / 47th Anniversary







David Salazar full-fledged VFW Bugler at Thirteen

David Salazar, 13 grandson of† VFW member Danny Griego has performed at many school assemblies at

Raton Middle School and at a host of† Veteran activites in the Raton area.


Good going David!


The Voice of Democracy

1st Place - Shana Donati

2nd Place - Patricia Ortiz

3rd Place - Daniel Mendez††††

4th Place - Tiffany Burke

The VFW Patriotís Pen 

4th Place - Jessica Vertovec

3rd Place - Daniel Mendez

2nd Place - Amber Encinias

1st Place -Gian Poteste


Members Let Down Their Hair With Friday Night Singing and Near-Singing

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