Local Service Organizations
Meets first Monday of the month at noon at the Walsenburg Senior Center
928 Russell Ave.
Colorado Farm Bureau
Helping agriculture in Huerfano County by actively promoting supportive
First Monday each month at 701 Walsen Ave., 6 pm (winter), 7 (summer)
Contact John Stroh: (719) 738-1732
Huerfano County 4-H Fair
Contact: Tracy McCay, (719) 738-1850
Supporting the interests of the cattle industry in Huerfano County.
Meets First Wednesday of the month at 11:30 for lunch at various locations.
Contact: Neppie Williams (719) 676-4185
Promoting and protecting the stockgrowers interests in Huerfano County
Meets first Thursday of each month at the Community center, winter hours 6 pm and summer 7 pm, call Dave Stroh at (719) 738-3111
Upper Huerfano Conservation District
Conserving soil and water in Huerfano County
Office: 711 Walsen Ave., Walsenburg
www.uhcd.net, email: jennifer.vargas @co.nacdnet.net
American Legion Post 16
PO Box 1079, Walsenburg
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks
PO Box 247, Walsenburg, www.elks.org
Meets 2nd and 4th Tues at the meeting room at the Housing authority office
Contact: Norma Lou Murr (719) 738-1298
Fraternal Order of Eagles
614 Main Street, Walsenburg
Meets 1st and 3rd Fridays each month
Freemasons of Huerfano County
Walsenburg Lodge #27
420 Main Street, Walsenburg
Bill Hix: (719) 738-3734
La Veta Lodge #59
PO Box 293, Corner of Field and Birch Streets, La Veta
Historical Society of Huerfano County
Dedicated to preserving the unique history of Huerfano County by providing
volunteers for Francisco Fort, Walsenburg Mining Museum and Tirey History
Collection. Persons interested in volunteering as docents or archivists please call:
(719) 738-2840 or (719) 738-1315.
Friends of Franciso Fort
Contact Gary Baily President of the Francisco Fort Board (719) 742-3235
or Huerfano County Historical Society, (719) 738-2840
Meets monthly, last Sunday of the month, 1 pm, at the community center in
Scrappy Ladies-Quilting Club
Meets at 9 am each month on the second Monday at the Community Center in
Meets every Tuesday 9 – noon in the quilting room at the United Church in
Walsenburg. Contact: Sally Hix (719) 738-3734.
PO Box 744, La Veta
Meets at Sammies, Tuesdays at 6:30
Sangre de Cristo Volunteers for Change
Supporting community involvement through a wide variety of volunteer activities:
Community Gardens, Knitting for Veterans, Reading at elementary schools, food
drives, recycling efforts, etc.
Contact: President, Susan Kalman (719) 250-6097
Scholarships Granting Organizations
PEO–Philanthropic Educational Organization for Women
Sponsors scholarships and promotes higher education for women of all ages
Meetings held 1st and 3rd Mondays each month at various locations, 5:30 pm
Contact: Patty Davis (719) 742-3118
Plaza de los Leones
Providing academic scholarships to bright young students with a focus on
Hispanic Cultural Awareness
P.O. Box 368, Walsenburg, CO 81089
Spanish Peaks Healthcare Foundation
23500 US Highway 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089
Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center- Hospital Auxiliary
Volunteer opportunity at the Gift Shop
Call: (719) 738-5100 ask for gift shop.
Meets at 1:00 pm at the La Veta Library on the fourth Monday of the month.
Bring your art for comments; come for good company!
Contact: Mary Jean Fowler (719) 742-5763
Brown Bag Book Club
Meets at noon on the fourth Friday of each month at La Veta Library to talk
about books, (but you dont’t have to talk!)
FCE-Family Community Education Club
Community Service organization meets first Monday of the month for lunch at
the Walsenburg Senior Center
President: Laura Bell
Friends of the La Veta library
Meets every 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm
Friends of the Spanish Peaks Library
Meets every 3 months on the first Tuesday at 2:30 at the Library.
Lifestyles Writing Group
Improve your writing skills!
Meets second Tuesday at 1:30 pm at the United Church in Walsenburg.
Contact: Carol Lyons (719) 989-0826
Tuesday Night Study Club.
Meets 3rd Tues. of each month at various locations for more information call
Irene Heikes: (719) 742-3341
Walsenburg Womans Club
Member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs
A service club with projects involving: Education, Fine Arts, Conservation,
Public and International affairs, and Home Life. Walsenburg Women’s Club focuses on projects to benefit local organizations
Meets the 4th Monday, September-May at 2:00 pm at various locations.
Contact: President, Alice Giro, (719) 738-2756
Huerfano County Democratic Party
Chairman: David Gnaizda (719) 746-2425
Huerfano County Republicans
Chairman: Brian Manning (914) 439-7095
Conservative Citizens Coalition
Chairman Pat Keeling (719) 742-5557