The Tom Smith New Mexico Chapter

Revision Date 11/02/2021

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Regular November 10th meeting canceled, see Jim Hoffsis below.
Next regular lunch meeting is Wednesday, December 8th. at Sunnyside Up Cafe

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Memorial service for Jim Hoffsis
It is with a heavy heart that I announce that Jim Hoffsis passed on Oct. 8th. His memorial is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday November 10, 2021 at
French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
I plan on attending and welcome any current or past members wishing to pay their respects.
It has been suggested that those of us who have the time can get together afterwards for some coffee and reminisce about Jim.

Map to French Mortuary

Jim Hoffsis, left, and his son, John, in Old Town's Treasure House Books & Gifts in 2018.
Jim Hoffsis was known for reading the books sold in the store and talking enthusiastically to customers about them.
(Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal)

The attached artical is from the 10/24/2021 Sunday edition of the Albuquerque Journal
Book merchant Jim Hoffsis was a pillar of Old Town


Due to the black hole that was 2020 and continuing concerns this year, our election for the 2020 - 2022 term of Chapter officers has been put aside.
The elections will now be for the 2023 - 2025 term. A Nominations Committee will be formed at the February 2022 meeting to fill all Officer positions with elections to be held at the April meeting per our bylaws.
The current officers, except for Tom Dyble who has stepped down, will continue in their capacity until start of new term at close of the June 2022 meeting.
The current positions are held by:
President: Sam Shaw, Vice-President: Vacant, Treasurer: Richard Sullivan, Secretary: Robert (Bob) Hull


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