December 7, 2013, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Members of the Rio Rancho Police Department’s Traffic Unit, SWAT Team, and Criminal Investigations Division will be donating their personal time and efforts to ensure that Rio Rancho’s neediest have full tables this holiday season.Economic conditions continue to take a toll on area food banks. Representatives from each unit will volunteer their time to take donations at three Rio Rancho businesses.Additionally, Officer Pelligrini will also be donating his time and collecting nonperishable goods for the Community Clothes Closet.
DATE: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013
TIME: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1. CID & Officer Pelligrini: Wal-Mart at 901 Unser Blvd.
2. Traffic Unit: Albertson's at 7800 Enchanted Hills
3. SWAT: Albertson's at 4300 Ridgecrest Drive SE
All donations will be given to St. Felix’s Pantry and Storehouse West in Rio Rancho.
December 7, 2013, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Haynes Community Center
The city of Rio Rancho Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, Pet Food Gone Wild, and various rescue groups are sponsoring a Holiday Pet Food Drive and Adopt-a-Thon.At the event, a variety of different dogs and cats will be available for adoption.Donation items being sought for animals include lightly used toys, crates, beds, food, and blankets.All proceeds collected will be divided among rescue groups present at the event.Also at the event a special visitor from the North Pole will be available to take pictures with pets.
December 7, 2013, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Loma Colorado Main Library
Come see the Cube 3D Printer and NextEngine scanner on loan from the New Mexico State Library. Follow the library on twitter.com/RRLibraries and like it on Facebook "Rio Rancho Public Libraries".