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    December Membership Meeting

    Date: December 21, 2016, 11:30pm
    Courtyard Marriott, Farmington
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    Please join us for our member appreciation meeting!

    You won't want to miss this...we will be joined by specials guests including the SHRM NM State Council Director, the District Director for SHRM NM and Scott Ferrin from SHRM.

    We will also be gathering care package items for our troops and giving them to the BlueStar Mothers. Below is a list of items


    ITEMS FOR TROOPS (based on actual troop suggestions)

    Food Items* (individual sizes are best):

    • BEEF JERKY- (the #1 requested item),  pepper jerky, slim jims
    • Tuna or Chicken Creations / Lunch Kits with condiments
    • Individual Microwavable foods- Easy Mac, canned soups, stews, etc  
    • Instant Oatmeal or Cream of Wheat packets

    Drink Items (smaller containers please):

    • Tea- herbal/flavored (in individually wrapped)
    • Good Ground Coffee
    • Creamer and sweetener and sugar packets
    • Pre-sweetened powdered drink mixes (Crystal Light, Gatorade, lemonade, etc.)
    • Hot Chocolate/Hot Cider Packets

    Snack Items* (individual sizes are best):

    • Breakfast Bars, Granola Bars, Protein Bars
    • Microwavable Popcorn/Chex Mix
    • Chips- (in cardboard containers only)- Pringles, Fritos, Doritos
    • Nuts – pistachios, peanuts, cashews, sunflower seeds, corn nuts
    • Trail Mix
    • Salsa (no glass containers)

    Candy/Sweet Items:

    • Candy- gummy bears, jelly beans, red vines, twizzlers
    • GUM, Breath Mints
    • Fruit Snacks
    • Rice Krispie Treats
    • Cookies- chocolate chip, Oreos, oatmeal, Girl Scout Cookies

    Hygiene/Clothing Items:

    • Good razors & shaving cream (non-aerosol)
    • Body wash (smaller size) NO BARS OF SOAP PLEASE
    • Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion (smaller size)
    • Deodorant (no aerosol)
    • Toothpaste/toothbrushes
    • Good quality boot socks for women and men – black, green
    • Boxer Type underwear - all sizes
    • Tee Shirts- all sizes
    • Sports bras/panties
    • Sunscreen


    • Puzzle & word game books
    • Hand held or board games (small size)
    • Disposable Cameras
    • Batteries all sizes in original packaging-including Lithium 123 size for flashlights
    • Squishy Balls, Velcro Darts, Nerf footballs, (Any small sport type)
    • Recent magazines- especially sports, car, health, women’s  (not older than 3 months!)
    • DVDs (TV series, comedy movies, NO VHS tapes please)
    • CDs- Rock, Country, R&B, Rap, Alternative


    • Small plastic bowls to heat microwavable items
    • Zip Lock Baggies (snack and sandwich sizes)

    *No Home-Baked Goods              *No Perishable Foods                   *No Pork Products

                                    CARDS AND LETTERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOMED!