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Ballots are in with the new officers

20151114_121645 20151114_121836 20151114_121950In order of photos:

1) the outgoing officers from left to right are: Janet Gotkin (Santa Fe NOW Treasurer), Rebecca Langford (Santa Fe NOW Vice-President), Dana Middelton (Santa Fe NOW President), Patricia Pederson (Santa Fe NOW shared Secretary), and Carla Josephson (NM NOW President). Not present is Janiece Jonsin (Santa Fe NOW shared Secretary). Not present Janiece Jonsin (Secretary)

2) Incoming NM NOW Officers: Jessica Davis (Treasurer), Sharon Hart (President), Janet Gotkin (at-large), Joan Krohn (Vice-President), Carla Josephson (at-large), Dixie Trebbe (at-large). Not present is Deborah Blanche (Secretary).

3) Incoming Santa Fe NOW officers: Rebecca Langford (President), Janet Marshall (Secretary), Suzan Sattell (Vice-President), Susan Kreiner (Treasurer)

Elections for all officers Santa Fe and NM NOW

Elections for NM and Santa Fe NOW President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, and At Large Officers

When: Saturday November 14th at 10 A.M.

Where: Solace, 6601 Valentine Way, Santa Fe, NM 87507

You may vote through email rwlangford@comcast.net

Call Becky Langford for information 505-660-2696

New Mexico NOW

President            Sharon Hart

Vice President   Joan Krohn

Secretary             Deborah Blanche

Treasurer            Jessica Davis

At Large               Dixie Trebbe

At Large               Carla Josephson

At Large               Janet Gotkin

Santa Fe NOW

President            Becky Langford

Vice-President  Suzi Sattell

Secretary             Janet Marshall

Treasurer            Susan Kreiner

 
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ERA and Women’s History Celebration at the Roundhouse

Please join us!

Monday March 2, 2015  
   2-3 PM
NM State Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe
 Old Santa Fe Trail and Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501

  The Equal Rights Amendment is Not History
Why Women Need CONSTITUTIONALLY GUARANTEED Equality NOW

            ~~ ERA: written by Alice Paul in 1923~ passed by Congress in 1972

~~ 92 years waiting for ratification ~~

~~ Songs, Storytelling, Political Action Commentary, Inspiration ~~

Sponsor: ABQ NOW (Albuquerque Chapter of National Organization for Women)

 Other Sponsors: New Mexico NOW, Santa Fe, Humanist  Society of NM, Southwest Women's Law Center, Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice, NM American Association of University Women, UNM Peace and Justice Studies Program, League of Women Voters of Central NM

 Come early or stay after to meet and mingle with our sponsors and speakers at our exhibit tables in the East Halls of History, spaces H and I

Like us on Facebook   http://www.facebook.com/NmWomensEqualityDay and follow us on

Twitter  @smrcmd     @FeministCaucus   @NOWABQ

 

Two Events: Oppose Increase in NM Women’s Prison Population! And Meet Piper Kerman: Author, Orange is the New Black

Oppose Increase in NM Women's Prison Population!

NEW MEXICO'S WOMEN'S PRISON POPULATION IS INCREASING MORE THAN ANY OTHER STATE! AND PRIVATE CORPORATIONS THAT OWN AND RUN THE PRISONS STAND TO GAIN FROM THE INCREASE. 

Please join Bette Fleishman (Exec. Director Women's Justice Project) and the New Mexico Women's Network for a critical audience-particpation and plan of action discussion.

DATE: Thursday, April 17, FREE EVENT, DONATIONS WELCOME
TIME: 6pm
PLACE: The Forum at Santa Fe University of Art & Design, 1600 St Michaels Drive, Santa Fe

Currently there is a request for proposal (RFP) out to increase the women’s prison by over 200 beds.  The RFP is due on April 30th – this is an URGENT action! This is occurring while the national prison population is decreasing.

New Mexico’s Women’s prison population is increasing…and projected to continue to increase.  We are opposed to such a significant increase in the women’s prison population. The reasons for the increase will be discussed and can all be remedied without building a larger prison. We look forward to sharing information about the current prison population – presenting an action plan to stop this expansion and discussion about strategies to reduce, not increase, the number of women incarcerated in New Mexico.

Please join us and spread the word!

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Orange is the New Black Author, Piper Kerman, Visits UNM for New Mexico Women’s Justice Project Fundraiser. 

Hosted by Bookworks in Partnership with UNM Women’s Resource Center 

DATE: Thursday, May 8

TIME: 7pm (doors open at 6pm)

PLACE: ALBUQUERQUE: Woodward Hall, University of New Mexico (UNM) Campus http://www.unmtickets.com/woodward-hall

Admission is a $5 minimum donation at the door for the New Mexico Women’s Justice Project. $20 priority seating and signing tickets are available in advance. More info: 505-344-8139 or events@bkwrks.com

About The New Mexico Women’s Justice Project:

NM Women's Justice Project is a non-profit organization that advocates for female prisoners around the state, including Grants, Santa Fe, Albuquerque and beyond. “We aim to achieve justice and fairness for New Mexico women, children, and their families impacted by the criminal justice delinquency, and abuse and neglect systems,” says Bette Fleishman, executive director of NMJP. “We pursue our mission by working in collaboration with other organizations—as we are with Bookworks and the Women’s Resource Center—to educate the public. Our audience is legislators, policy makers, and administers, and we provide program development, legal initiatives, technical assistance, and our participation in policy task forces, councils, committees, and other related forums. We are so happy to be partnering with these groups and with Ms. Kerman to get the word out about our work.”

About Piper Kerman:

Kerman herself knows first-hand about incarceration. When Piper Kerman was sent to prison for a ten-year-old crime, she barely resembled the reckless young woman she'd been when she committed the misdeeds that would eventually catch up with her. Happily ensconced in a New York City apartment, with a promising career and an attentive boyfriend, she was suddenly forced to reckon with the consequences of her very brief, very careless dalliance in the world of drug trafficking. Kerman spent thirteen months in prison, eleven of them at the infamous federal correctional facility in Danbury, Connecticut, where she met a surprising and varied community of women living under exceptional circumstances. Her story offers a rare look into the lives of women in prison, and the best-selling paperback has become a popular TV series.

Kerman is now the vice president of a Washington, D.C.-based communications firm that works with foundations and nonprofits. A graduate of Smith College, she lives in Brooklyn. 

About UNM’s Women’s Resource Center:

The Women’s Resource Center advocates for women on campus and in the community in addressing issues of institutionalized sexism & racism, sexual harassment, and all other forms of discrimination in the classroom, on campus, and beyond.

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Legislative Session

Volunteer – Santa Fe NOW has a strong presence in the Roundhouse during the session. If you would like to join us to make our voices heard at the Roundhouse during the Legislative Session, January 22-February 20, 2014, please forward an email with your name and phone number to infolink@bestweb.net to sign on. We gather in the committee rooms where proposed bills are being introduced. We always need a show of support at various places and times. You must be flextible! It's like being on call!

Roe v. Wade at 41 Celebration

When: Monday, January 27, 2013, 1:30-3pm
Where: Santa Fe State Capitol (Roundhouse) Lobby

Contact: Janet Gotkin, infolink@bestweb.net or Dana Middleton, newmexdana@hotmail.com

Santa Fe NOW will proudly host a celebration in honor of  the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark decision legalizing abortion, to take place in the Roundhouse lobby, Monday, January 27, 1:30pm. Dana Middleton, Santa Fe chapter president, will be the MC. Progressive legislators and numerous public figures will speak at the ceremony.

Following NOW at 3pm will be Dr Sylvia Ramos, champion of the ERA.

Join us, and invite your friends to join us, too! See you there.

Connie Bell Obituary


Connie was our recently elected Santa Fe NOW Secretary. She will be deeply missed by all our NM NOW members.
CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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  • "My deepest sympathies! I had the pleasure of working with…"
    – Amber Espinosa-Trujillo

 

 

 

 

 

CONNIE L. BELL 56 years old, resident of Santa Fe, died on October 9, 2013. Connie was born October 4, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Joseph E. Chato, beloved children Daniel J. Baker of New York City, and Jessica M. Baker of Flagstaff, AZ. Connie is also survived by her father Max E. Bell of Sun City, AZ, sister Carolyn B. Patterson of Canton, GA, Gene Baker, father of her children Gene Baker and his wife Kim and their children Matt and Kristin, and numerous other loved ones. Connie was preceded in death by her mother Jimmie M. Bell, and grandparents James and Alice Moss and Rex and Beulah Bell. Connie attended Thunderbird High School in Phoenix, AZ and Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ before moving to San Francisco, CA to work at Peat Marwick and Mitchell. She returned to Phoenix in 1983 where she raised her two beloved children. After residing in Albuquerque, NM, Connie later moved to Santa Fe 1997 where she held various positions with the State of New Mexico, ultimately landing in the Children, Youth, and Families Department. In Santa Fe, she met Joseph Chato and the two married in 2013. Connie lived life to its fullest, and was devoted to her many passions, interests, and especially her friends and family. She loved to ski, particularly with her children, and enjoyed getting lost in a good book. She was also an active member of the Santa Fe Chapter National Organization of Women, working to ensure equal rights for all. Celebration of Connie's life will be held on Sunday, October 13 at 4 p.m. at Santa Fe Country Club, 4360 Country Club Rd, Santa Fe, NM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe, 730 Alto Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505)984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com

Published in Santa Fe New Mexican from Oct. 12 to Oct. 14, 2013

 

 

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Tabled House Bill 84, Unborn Victims of Violence Act

Last week, the Coalition for Choice stopped a bill, that was an attempt to create personhood of the fetus, from being passed. House Bill 84, Unborn Victims of Violence Act was on the House Consumer and Public Affairs Committee Agenda. Chairman Rep. Eliseo Lee Alcon, Rep. Gail Chasey, and Rep. Patricia Roybal Caballero voted against the bill and voted to table it. The Coalition was there to speak and stand in opposition to it. There will be more to do this coming week. Contact Dana Middleton, Santa Fe NOW President to get involved.
January 25th Rally to Celebrate Roe v Wade

The New Mexico Coalition for Choice

Invites you to celebrate the

40thAnniversary of
Roe v. Wade

at two gala events in Santa Fe
 

January 25, 2013
1:30pm

Rally for Choice at the Roundhouse

The Rotunda at the Capital Building (The Roundhouse) 411 State Capitol,
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Celebrate 40 years of safe and legal abortion
in the U.S.
Learn how you can help keep reproductive rights safe for all New Mexican women.
Make your pro-choice voices heard.

 

And then it’s a party!
40th Birthday Party for
Roe v. Wade
3pm

Three-tiered birthday cake and coffee, a chance to socialize and connect with friends and activists.

Hosted by Planned Parenthood
of New Mexico

at the Santa Fe Community Foundation
501 Halona Street (off Paseo de Peralta, one block past Old Santa Fe Trail and The Roundhouse),
Santa Fe, NM 87501

 

Please come.  Bring a friend. Forward to your pro-choice friends and colleagues and ask them to forward to their lists. Post on Facebook, Twitter or other social network sites. 

 

For more info:  nowsantafenm@gmail.com or www.nowsantafe.org

 

 

 

 

 

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