National Volunteer Week April 15-22

NARFE National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) were recognized at the 50th Anniversary meeting of La Junta Area Chapter 1054. They volunteered 3,450 hours of community service in 2017.

Their volunteer services include:

Gilbert Carrillo - NARFE Service Officer, legislation, Knights of Columbus, and church.

Jane Hutchins - NARFE and NARVRE National Association Retired and Veteran Railway Employees, Congressional District IV NARFE Legislative Liaison, Hospice, Methodist Church, water exercises, La Junta Senior Center, and TOPS.

Pauline Cardenas - Las Animas Museum, Senior Center, and St Mary’s Church.

Pat Gonzales - First Presbyterian Church, VFW Post #2411, and medical transport.

Gerrie Valerio - La Junta Senior Center exercises, board meetings, NARFE membership, legislation, and church transportation.

Jake C. Martinez - NARFE photographer, American Legion Post 8, Local Democratic Activities, and La Junta Senior Center. 

Ed Vela - NARFE President, legislation, City of La Junta board, and OLG-ST.

Thank you for your service.

NARFE La Junta Area Chapter 1054's next meeting is at 11:30 a.m. on May 9 at Mission Deli, 401 N. 14th St., Rocky Ford.  Federal employees and retirees and their spouses are invited to attend. For further information, contact President Ed Vela, (719) 469-8209.