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Healthy Heels Campaign Promotes Healthy Lifestyles
Futures for Children (FFC) is providing American Indian student a healthy alternative for seasonal sweets with holiday stockings that include items intended to encourage a healthier lifestyle. The Healthy Heels campaign also helped the FFC staff stay in shape as they logged a few miles walking around tables stuffing over 1000 holiday stockings with fruit, healthy snacks, oral care products, balls, jump ropes, hand sanitizers and other "good for you" items.
Donations from many individuals and corporations supported the Healthy Heels campaign. Participants were O'Dell Financial Services, Lovelace Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Greater Sandoval County Chamber of Commerce - Nick Vuillemot, Walmart, Smith's Food and Drug Stores, Eric Stanley DMD - Perfect Teeth, Paul Apodaca and Sue Casarez, Office Max, Trader Joe's, Anytime Fitness on Juan Tabo and a group know as Active Boomer Singles.
45 Year Anniversary Open House A Success
The article below, wirtten by Colleen Keane, was featured in Navajo Times. It highlights the impact Futures for Children programs have on American Indian students and their communities. Ms. Keane was one of over 300 guests who attended the 45 Year Anniversary Open House celebration on September 21, 2013. We thank Navajo Times and Colleen Keane for promoting our mission to empower American Indian youth through leadership development, mentoring, and community service.
Fiestas, Pow Wows, Art Shows, Museum Exhibitions
River of Lights
November 30-December 30
Albuquerque Botanic Garden
Taos Tree Lighting
Taos Plaza - Taos NM
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Pojoaque Pueblo NM
Navajo Rug Auction
Crownpoint Elementary School - Crownpoint NM
Christmas Eve Luminaria Tour
Acoma Pueblo NM
Christmas Eve & Day Traditional Dances
Various Pueblos NM
Call the Pueblo to confirm.
Acoma Pueblo Christmas Celebrations
Acoma Pueblo NM
21st Annual Southwest Indian Art Fair
February 22-23, 2014
Arizona State Museum
40th Annual Denver March Powwow
March 21-23, 2014
Denver Coliseum, CO