Tuesday, April 25, 2017
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

A Joint Project: Our Thanks

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A Joint Project: Initial Donors

In 1994, a financial campaign was initiated to raise money for the promotion of the Field of Dreams project. The following community members were very generous with their gifts.

We thank each of these people and their families for believing in “Our Kids.”

  • Larry Allen
  • Jim & Marilyn Bagwell
  • Mack & Midge Baker
  • Rhoda Baker-Barnard
  • Don & Patsy Beasley
  • Gail Biel
  • Ben & Gwen Boykin
  • Jim & Phyllis Bradley
  • Mary Beth Bridgers
  • Burger Time
  • Charlie Byrd
  • CKM Enterprises- McDonald’s
  • Doña Ana Savings Bank
  • Doña Ana Title
  • Nancy Dowdney
  • Erlene & Bump Elliott
  • Kent & Terri Furrow
  • Brenda Garcia
  • Mary Helen & George Garcia
  • Angel & Arlene Gomez
  • Jesse & Patsy Gonzales
  • Eric & Deborah Hanssen
  • Keli Kay Hopkins
  • Keith & Bea Hunter
  • Rodger & Sally Hunter
  • Dr. David Klein
  • Howard & Bea Klein
  • Pat Lamb
  • Mike & Diane Lilley
  • Monte & Ginny Lindquist
  • Steven Marby
  • Kevin & Sandra McGrath
  • Jimmy Michael
  • Gary & Mary Moody
  • Robert Narvaez
  • Donald Niewold
  • Larry Pickett
  • Elizabeth & JB Pruett
  • Larry Ramirez
  • Bud & Jacque Richards
  • Ray and Elizabeth Sage
  • Benny Salopek
  • Dick & Peggy Salopek
  • James Salopek
  • Mark Salopek
  • Paulina Salopek
  • Tom & Mary Salopek
  • Lou Sisbarro
  • Jim & Christi Spence
  • Frances Stevens
  • Frances Stucky
  • Dr. Ed Sweetser
  • William & Cybil Tharp
  • Lynda Vaskov
  • Dr. Robert & Rebecca Villalobos
  • Dr. Sidney Webb
  • FA & Molinda West
  • Jordan Wolle
  • Western Blend
  • 6-U Farms

A Joint Project: Task Force

Task Force Executive Committee

Task Force Executive Committee

Established in 1994

Executive Committee

  • Mack Baker
  • Jim Bradley
  • Bump Elliott
  • Kent Furrow
  • Angel Gomez
  • Dane Kennon
  • Howard Klein
  • Monte Lindquist
  • Kevin McGrath
  • Jimmy Michael
  • Ted Novack
  • Larry Pickett
  • Larry Ramirez
  • Bud Richards
  • Jim Spence

Task Force Membership

  • Gilbert Apodaca
  • Ray Apodaca
  • Susan Baker
  • Ken Baldwin
  • Jeff Banegas
  • Don Beasley
  • Patsy Beasley
  • Joe Biedron
  • Sam Bone
  • Jack Bonham
  • Ben Boykin
  • Ed Boykin
  • Sam Bradley
  • Larry Brown
  • Terry Bullock
  • Mary Jane Carson
  • Mike Cleary
  • Louie Contreras
  • Everett Crawford
  • Jeff Creason
  • Kenny Cress
  • Chad Dare
  • Jane Ann Day
  • Mike Davis
  • Billy Dixon
  • Ben Dominquez
  • Robert Faubion
  • Jack Fritz
  • Dr. Tom Gale
  • Ed Gallegos
  • Rosalie Gallegos
  • Leo Garcia
  • Mary Helen Garcia
  • Regina Garcia
  • Robert Garcia
  • Joanie Gutierrez
  • Lamar Gwaltney
  • Mary Gail Gwaltney
  • Julie Hansen
  • Jim Hess
  • Julie Holguin
  • Keli Kay Hopkins
  • Jack Jones
  • Bea Klein
  • Pat Lamb
  • Edgar Lopez
  • Arlene Martinez
  • Joe Martinez
  • Michelle Martinez
  • Wanda Mattiace
  • Dave McCollum
  • Sandra McGrath
  • Kelly McKee
  • Robert McKinley
  • Jimmy Miller
  • Rick Montoya
  • Garry Moody
  • William Neslage
  • Steve Newby
  • Ron Nims
  • Sue Otero
  • Mike Paulowsky
  • Debbie Pickett
  • Martin Poel
  • Judy Price
  • Pat Ralston
  • Don Rezac
  • Jimmy Rivera
  • Susan Rogers
  • Fred Rubio
  • Dick Salopek
  • Tom Salopek
  • Roland Sardaczuk
  • David Teel
  • Bob Telles
  • Dan Torres
  • Dan Trujillo
  • Alfred Vilarreal
  • John Vilescas
  • Jim Wall
  • Brent Westmoreland
  • Gary Williams
  • Kent Wingenroth
  • Rollie Wright
  • Bruno Zaldo

A Joint Project: Special Appreciation

Community Partners

  • 6-U Farms
  • Beasely Mitchell & Co.
  • Frank & Susan Borman
  • Burger Time Golf Tournament
  • Bill Cupit – Cupit & Company
  • Randy Farmer- Greenhouse
  • Mary Jane Garcia
  • Fernando Macias
  • Magnolia Coca-Cola
  • Kevin & Sandra McGrath
  • Elizabeth & J.B. Pruett
  • The Claud Tharp Family
  • C.O. Wooten
  • Ray Wooten
  • Sarah Wooten
  • Western Blend
  • Wooten Construction

School District

  • Ruben Alvarado
  • Lonnie Briseno
  • Chuck Davis
  • Jeanette Dickerson
  • Clarence Fielder
  • Virginia Foltz
  • Jose Frietze
  • Gene Gant
  • Larry Garcia
  • Jesse Gonzales
  • Jack Jenkins
  • Erlinda Martinez
  • Louis Martinez
  • John Schwebke
  • Bill Soules
  • Mary Tucker
  • Charles White
  • Sharon Wooden

City of Las Cruces

  • Dolores Archuleta
  • Henry Benavidez
  • Jim Ericson
  • Herculano Ferralez
  • Jose Frietze
  • J. Henry Gustafson
  • Gene Kennon
  • Bill Mattiace
  • Scott Moore
  • Ken Miyagishima
  • Jesus Nava
  • Ruben Smith
  • Karen Stevens
  • Wes Strain
  • Tommy Tomlin
  • Steve Trowbridge
  • Jack Valencia
  • Bruno Zaldo

Doña Ana Commission

  • Gilbert Apodaca
  • Don Brooks
  • Oscar Butler
  • Joseph Cervantes
  • Lalo Chavez
  • Paul Curry
  • Kent Evans
  • Carlos Garza
  • Enrique Gonzalez
  • Brian Haines
  • Dora Harp
  • David King
  • Ray Luchini
  • Joe Lujan
  • Fernando Macias
  • Lalo Medina
  • Ken Miyagishima
  • Judy Price
  • Tony Schaefer
  • Miguel Silva
  • Arturo Terrazas
  • Eugene Waite
  • Brent Westmoreland

Bureau of Land Management

  • Stephanie Hargrove
  • Marvin James

Elephant Butte Irrigation District

  • Gary Esslinger
  • Henry Magallanez

A Joint Project: State Legislators

The following state legislators supported and contributed their time and effort to assure that the Field of Dreams received the necessary state funding for our dream to become a reality.

  • Rep. Ed Boykin
  • Sen. Mary Jane Garcia
  • Rep. Mary Helen Garcia
  • Rep. Andy Kissner
  • Sen. Fernando Macias
  • Rep. Andy Nunez
  • Sen. Mary Kay Papen
  • Rep. Bill Porter
  • Sen. Lee Rawson
  • Rep. Ben Rios

A special thank you to all legislators from Doña Ana County and the State of New Mexico.

And Governors

  • Jerry Apodaca
  • Garrey Carruthers
  • Gary Johnson
  • Bill Richardson

A Joint Project: The Difference Makers

These community, school district, city and county individuals contributed their time, support and effort to assure that “Dreams Do Come True.”

  • Tim Acklin
  • Concha Acosta
  • Ramon Acosta
  • Larry Altamirano
  • Jennifer Amos
  • Jim Andrews
  • Darrell Angel
  • Pat Angel
  • Joyce Aranda
  • Karen Arnold
  • Ron Axtell
  • Stella Barela
  • Robert Barranjo
  • Betsy Bennett
  • Laura Bernal
  • Lynn Bryant
  • Ruth Byrd
  • Nancy Cathy
  • Alan Caudill
  • Vladimir Chaloupka
  • Felix Chavez
  • Terry Coker
  • Chris Cook
  • Dave Day
  • Jane Ann Day
  • Terry Dean
  • Marcy Dickerson
  • Janaan Diemer
  • Kathy Easterling
  • Jimmy Ebbs
  • Susie Ebbs
  • Larry Edwards
  • Robert Estrada
  • Brian Faison
  • Nyeta Fields
  • Richard Finello
  • Dr. William Flores
  • Jo Galvan
  • Jorge Garcia
  • Ron Garcia
  • Rosemary Garcia
  • Robert Garza
  • Mike Gaume
  • Jeff Giffing
  • Joy Giffing
  • Pete Gonzales
  • Carmen Granados
  • Tito Guerra
  • Tim Hall
  • Doris Hamilton
  • Del Hansen
  • Donna Hansen
  • Gary Hanson
  • Mark Hartshorne
  • Juan Hernandez
  • Steve Hernandez
  • Susie Hernandez
  • Jim Hess
  • Beverly Hine
  • Jeff Honeycutt
  • Barbara Hubbard
  • Al Ioeger
  • Mike Johnson
  • John Keith
  • Dick Killian
  • Stan Kurley
  • Will Lofdahl
  • Randy Lonsway
  • Al Lopez
  • Tommy Lucero
  • Martha Lujan
  • Pat Lujan
  • Allen Lumeyer
  • Craig Massey
  • Jeff Matthews
  • Candice McDonald
  • Kay McGrath
  • Pete McGrath
  • Rich Melendez
  • Ann Menke
  • Jennifer Meskill
  • Pat Miller
  • Sheila Miller
  • Betsy Montoya
  • Aron Munez
  • Steve Newby
  • Bob Ogas
  • Olivia Ogas
  • Emma Johnson Ortiz
  • Jim Paul
  • Esther Perez
  • Mark Petrie
  • Earl Phillips
  • Marty Pillar
  • Barry Prahl
  • Al Puentes
  • Gary Rachele
  • Jamey Rickman
  • Karen Robles
  • Isara Sarangarm
  • Suchint Sarangarm
  • Benji Saucedo
  • Cynthia Risner-Schiller
  • John Schutz
  • Johnny Ray Sedillo
  • Joe Bob Sellers
  • Brook Stockberger
  • Scott Stuart
  • Mike Sullivan
  • Fred Swensen
  • Herb Taylor
  • Ray Tellez
  • Fred Upshaw
  • Sally Vallez
  • Kathy Vigil
  • Ernie Viramontes
  • Ralph Wilson
  • Rob Winter
  • Dave Woodwell
  • Lorna Woodwell
  • Daryl Wooten
  • Ken Wooten
  • Rollie Wright
  • Brigitte Ziglehofer

Major Stadium Sponsors:field3
Las Cruces Coca Cola
Burger Time
El Paso Electric
Wells Fargo
Mountain View Regional Hospital
First National Bank
Sonic Drive-In
Citizens Bank
Able Sign Company

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