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Joe Quintana, Chairman of ...
Joe Quintana, Chairman of the Alamogordo Public Library Board, said he is excited about the deal.
"I think it's great," Quintana
"It's great for Alamogordo.
It's great for Alamogordo's economy.
They're bringing in jobs.
It's a good thing because we'll ...
It's a good thing because we'll have way greater exposure at the mall, year-round," Joe Quintana, APLF chairman, said Thursday.
"We're looking forward to being there.
It will be a win-win situation for the mall, the businesses in the mall and everybody who loves books.
"We hope everyone who's supported us in the past will support us at the new site.
offered special thanks from the APLF
to Michael Shyne, owner of the IGA property, for his
support of the book sales over the years.
Quintana asked that they call the APLF at 921-8002.
Joe Quintana, president of ...
Joe Quintana, president of the Alamogordo Public Library Foundation, gave the Andersons a gift certificate for its April 30-May 2 Book Sale at the old IGA building, and a membership in the Alamogordo Friends of the Library.
"We've just started working with Habitat
This is what community love is about," he
"We promote libraries, books and education."
noted the gifts were foundation board member Joylyn Mercouris' idea.
We want to keep our faithful ...
We want to keep our faithful book buyers we've had for years, and also reach out to a new audience," Joe Quintana, APLF chairman, said last week while final touches were being made.
made a lot of them.
said, anonymous benefactors offered to pay the first year's rent at the mall store to make the move possible.
"This was an opportunity which the APLF
board approved," he
"We had the volunteers and the foundation members working together to make it happen."
In addition to Salgado and McElderry, Quintana credited the other board members for their support: Gerrie Bostick, corresponding secretary and historian; Leslie Singh, recording secretary; and Joylyn Mercouris, Mike Lane, Michael B. Smith, Elizabeth Watson and Doyon.
"We decided we could build more awareness of the library and the foundation if we were more in the public eye over a longer period of time," Quintana
The daunting task of moving the books started in March, with dozens of volunteers using cars, pickup trucks and trailers.
They got an assist on the United Way Day of Caring on May 13 from 30 Holloman Air Force Base 49th Force Support Squadron personnel.
"That was a great day for us.
They even cleaned out the IGA building and swept it," Quintana
Linnie Townsend, from left, Dr. David ...
Linnie Townsend, from left, Dr. David Townsend, Pan American Table director Manuelita Salgado and Joe Quintana, who delivered the invocation at the Table's meeting Tuesday.
Joe Quintana, chairman of the Alamogordo Public Library Foundation, delivered the invocation.