September 20, 2018

Archives for 2016

Opening Day Tomorrow!

Angel Fire Resort Ski & Snowboard

When: December 9, 2016 at 9:00 am

Opening Day of the 2016/2017 Winter Season

Angel Fire Resort

New Chamber Members!

Help us welcome three new board members to the Chamber and let us introduce you:


Catherine Moon – Moon Real Estate

From the beginning, Catherine was all about commerce. Her doll house was remodeled into a store. Starting with the bubble gum machine she got for Christmas…she sold all the bubble gum from the machine to her friends. Alas, her parents stopped that, so she sold the cartoons she drew during science class. After that came a stint at Conde Nast in NY in the marketing department of Mademoiselle Magazine. Then she moved to California where she spent 25 years in partnership of some very popular San Francisco Bay Area bars and restaurants plus at the same time, she and her husband Doyle owned vineyards in Napa Valley and a cutting horse training facility in Petaluma, CA.

After retiring, they moved to Angel Fire in 2003. But Catherine’s retirement was brief. She decided to go into real estate where you can find her in the offices of ReMax Mountain Realty.

Johnese Turri – Angel Fire Garden Club

Four years ago, Johnese and her husband, Michael, were able to realize their dream of moving full time to Angel Fire. She brought her passion and commitment for community involvement with her.

Johnese is currently president of the Angel Fire Garden Club, and serving on the boards of the Moreno Valley High School Foundation, Shuter Library and Art Up Northern New Mexico and serves on the Angel Fire Proud committee. Working with Jo Mixon, she helped to develop the Ambassador program to the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce.

She enjoys being out doors and loves all the beauty Mother Nature has to offer in Angel Fire. She also finds ways to incorporate that outdoor beauty into her varied arts and craft projects.

Her real love is spending time with her family, especially her 4 grandsons and new granddaughter!

P. Daniel Serna – Land and Home Services, LLC

Daniel is a New Mexican native, born and raised in Grants NM. His father’s family is from Mora, NM and his mother’s family is from Seboyeta, NM. He studied business and carpentry, at New Mexico State and CNM in Albuquerque, after which he worked odd jobs for many years. He was with Walmart for seven years, a grocery store manager for a while and then he joined the Carpenters Union and went into Commercial Construction.

About five years ago Daniel moved to Angel Fire to help his cousin Dominic in the restaurant and catering at Hatcha’s Grill of Angel Fire. They expanded with the purchase of Cafe Expresso and then opened H2 Uptown. In 2015 they decided to down size the restaurant business and go another direction. Together they started Land and Home Services, a business that features handyman services of all types, yard work, and snow plowing.

To downsize, they closed the original Hatches of Angel Fire location. Then in October 2016 sold Cafe Expresso to family members and it has become Hatches Cafe. H2 Uptown remaining as their premiere restaurant. Along with Land and Home Services, they stay busy.

Daniel is very active in the community, loves the outdoors and spending time with family, friends and Daisy (his golden lab dog).

2017 Chamber Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Secretary of the Board: Brenda Johnson/
Brenda Johnson Property Management
Vice Chairman of the Board, 2018 Chair Elect:
Dr. Jennifer Fitch/Angel Fire Chiropractic
Director: Johnese Turri, Angel Fire Garden Club
Treasurer of the Board: Nita Jones/FNB New Mexico
Chairman of the Board: John Hail Jr./
Hail’s Holy Smoked BarBQue & more
Director: P. Daniel Serna/Land and Home Services, LLC
Director: Catherine Moon/ Moon Real Estate
Past Chairman: Michael Dean/ Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails

Ken Ludwig’s The Game’s Afoot

the-games-afootChristmas Eve, 1936, and it’s up to the star of Broadway’s “Sherlock Holmes” to track down a real killer. Hilarity is non-stop in this glittering whodunit.

When: Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Where: Angel Fire Community Center, 15 CS Ranch Road, Angel Fire, NM 87710

Tickets are $15 and are available at, the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce or at the door.

For more information please call 575-377-6273.

Zebs 1st Annual Angel Masquerade Ball

zebs-ballJoin us for the unveiling of the Angel Tree at our 1st Annual Angel Masquerade Ball.

When: Friday, December 2, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Where: Zeb’s Restaurant & Bar

Dance the night away to music by Velvet Funk, no cover.

This is your first chance to pick an angel off of the Angel Tree and the first step to brightening a child’s Christmas. Gifts for each angel to be combined value of $100. No monetary donations can be accepted.

Do you need help providing Christmas gifts for your children this year? Zebs wants to help! Come to Zebs to sign up Tuesday to Saturday from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and ask for Tosha. Deadline to sign up is November 30. The Masquerade Angel Tree will take the place of The Moreno Valley Toy Run, providing gifts for families in need.

For additional questions call Zebs at 575-377-6358.

Chamber Quarterly Membership Breakfast Meeting

coffeeJoin us in the foyer of the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy burritos and coffee at our final quarterly membership meeting of 2016. The 2017 new Chamber Board of Directors will be sworn-in. Please join us to meet and welcome your new directors and to say thank you and goodbye to those whose terms have come to an end.

When: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am


We will seat 3 new board members:

Cathe Moon, ReMax Mountain Realty


Daniel Serna, Land & Home Services


Johnese Turri, Garden Club of Angel Fire


Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet @ Elements

elementsThe Chefs at Elements will be cooking a Thanksgiving feast in style, inviting families and visitors to celebrate the spirit of the season, enjoy the hometown hospitality and indulge in a holiday meal that’s guaranteed to please the palate.

When: November 24, 2016 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Where: Elements at the Angel Fire Resort Country Club

Cost: $44 ages 13 and up, $22 ages 3 to 12, 2 and under are free

Thanksgiving Buffet Menu

  • Soft Dinner Rolls with Whipped Butter
  • Caesar Salad
  • Green Salad – With shredded carrots, shaved red onion, heirloom cherry tomatoes & cucumber in a citrus vinaigrette
  • Roasted Turkey Breast with Turkey Gravy
  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Roast Beef with Jus
  • Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Cauliflower Gratin
  • Smoked Corn Pudding
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Sausage & Cornbread Stuffing
  • Shrimp & Mirliton Stuffing
  • Dessert – Apple Cobbler * Pumpkin Pie * Pecan Pie * Chocolate Cake
  • Coffee & Tea Included

Community Wide Thanksgiving Dinner

hornPlease come and share the blessings of community in this sweet valley we call Angel Fire! Bring a side dish or dessert if possible.

When: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Where: Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church, 13 Elliott Barker Rd, Angel Fire, NM 87710

Sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance.

Simply Stunning Says “I Know Jo, Do You?”

simply-stunning-logoBy Jo Mixon

Jo & Kara Follin, Simply Stunning Owner

Simply Stunning is a newly opened women’s boutique in Angel Fire, New Mexico named purposely to sound expensive. But you will be pleasantly surprised to find it really isn’t. Kara Follin, owner/operator told me, “I have wanted to open a store in Angel Fire for many years. One that would cater to locals, as well as visitors, with affordable clothing.” She saw the opportunity to obtain a great location, when Studio 434 moved to Centro Plaza and decided now is the time.

In store clothing sizes range from small to 3x, for ages 12 to 112. You’ll find unique apparel of shirts, skirts, dresses, outerwear, winter fleece lined leggings, winter boots, designer hats, gloves and socks, jewelry (including silver, turquoise, and semi-precious stones) and accessories fill the rooms. There is something for every girl on your list!

Simply Stunning will feature monthly sales and specials. Open year round, store hours are Thursday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Monday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. When the slopes open store hours will change to 7 days a week: Monday to Thursday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Kara is a native New Mexican and has owned businesses since she was 13 years old. While she was living in Denver, her mom opened a store in Eagle Nest, so she moved back to help her out. On November 5, 2000, she and now husband Kurtis, met at the Lucky Shoe. He had recently moved to Angel Fire to work at the Resort. During their discussion they realized they had been living only one mile from one another in Denver, for years. It took them moving to the Moreno Valley to meet and fall in love. Sixteen years and 3 kids later, this has become home! They are excited about the new business venture and are looking forward to becoming more active in the Angel Fire community.

Stop in and shop at Simply Stunning, 11 Halo Pines Terrace, Angel Fire, NM 87710.





















Om Asian Kitchen Is Hiring

om-logoWe’re Totally Hiring!

We are beginning to get our winter team ready here at Om Asian kitchen! We need a full staff of eager servers, hosts, bussers, dishwashers, and cooks. This is going to be our first winter season open and we know we will be completely slammed! This is a great opportunity for everyone to have fun, make money and enjoy the seasonal amenities in Angel Fire!

Experienced and inexperienced staff are both welcome. We require our team to be willing to learn. Please drop by and fill out an application or email us your resume at

Our current hours are:

Weekdays: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday: 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

We will be open everyday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm during the winter. If you have any interest in reading more about our vision, our menu or even a little bit about us please check out our website at

Best Care Pharmacy Grand Opening

best-careGrand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Enjoy coffee and burritos! Meet the staff!

When: Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Where: 3469 Mountain View Boulevard, Unit B4, Angel Fire, NM 87710