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  • Febuary 2017: Pie Town Rising Stars has launched the 2017 Pie Festival Committee.
  • December 2016: Working with Catron County, Pie Town Rising Stars has begun the process of getting a large grant to help build a new Community Center in Jackson Park. This building should act as a general purpose building for the community, provide public restrooms, assist with the Pie Festival and act as a Senior Center.
  • September 2016: The Pie Festival was a huge success! It was better run than ever before. The Pie Festival Committee voted to purchase a commercial freezer to make next years Pie Festival even more efficient.
  • June 2016: Pie Town Rising Stars stepped in to assist with Pie Town’s famous Pie Festival (held in September of each year) when the old organization that oversaw it, Pie Town Community Council was dissolved.
  • March 2016: Pie Town Rising Stars will be assisting Pie Town Fire EMS with processing donations.
  • November 2015: Pie Town Rising Stars has begun work with New Mexico State to reduce the 45 MPH speed limit through town on Hwy 60 to 30 MPH in order to make the town safer for all, but most importantly to make the Pie Festival even safter.
  • May 2015: Pie Town Rising Stars has received it’s official status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization from the IRS and the state of New Mexico.
  • July 28, 2014: The Catron Courier has announced that an article about the June Community Meeting will appear in the August issue of the newspaper.
  • July 27, 2014: Two separate subdivisions have contacted Rising Stars and asked for material about our project for their community newsletters. We’ll happily oblige.
  • July 25, 2014: We now have a bank account and can accept donations. Are you a Pie Town business or community leader? Now is the time to get some “skin in the game”. Please make a generous donation today!
  • July 20, 2014: Our first Public Community Meeting was held today. Some attendees were “cautiously optimistic” but most were enthusiastic about Rising Stars. Donations were received, some residents expressed interest in participating in Rising Star in various capacities.
  • July 15, 2014: Worldwide, over 50,000 people have learned about Pie Town Rising Stars
  • June 11, 2014: According to the Dances with Films Film Festival, our own “Pie Lady of Pie Town” not only won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Short, it got the highest score of ALL short films screened during Dances With Films festival which means that the film will show in a Los Angeles movie theater to become ACADEMY AWARD® QUALIFIED.
  • June 3, 2014: Here’s a copy of our first Press Release
  • June 3, 2014: Pie Town Rising Stars officially exists — at least as far as the IRS is involved. We’ve now got our IEN (our tax ID number).
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