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Local Service Organizations

Local Service Organizations


    Meets first Monday of the month at noon at the Walsenburg Senior Center

    928 Russell Ave.

    (719) 738-2205

Agricultural Organizations

    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

    Stockgrowers Association 

    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

    (719) 738-1171,    email:  jennifer.vargas

American Legion Post 16

    PO Box 1079, Walsenburg

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks

    PO Box 247, Walsenburg,

Bridge Club

    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

Latino Club

    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


    Friendship Circle-Quilting

    Meets  every Tuesday 9 – noon  in the quilting room at the United Church in

    Walsenburg.  Contact:  Sally Hix  (719) 738-3734.

Rotary International

    PO Box 744, La Veta

    Meets at Sammies, Tuesdays at 6:30

    (719) 742-5251

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.

Study/Educational Clubs


    Teachers Sorority

    Art Talk

    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

Political Parties

    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

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