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It is THE Weekend To Be a Compadre!

COMPADRE: a friend, a pal, a buddy… Many thanks to all who have already become the ultimate Compadres to the students of LCC by participating in the 2015 Fundraiser activities.



Are active LCC families/students. (Go to the Pasta Dinner, Raise funds for LCC, Volunteer to help, or Participate in the Triathlon or Attend the Race to cheer on other Compadres!)

Community members who participate in any of the fundraiser events to extend friendship to the riders, swimmers, and volunteers, of LCC.

LCC thanks those of you who have already donated  auction items or generously sponsored LCC with monetary or service contributions.  You are much-appreciated Compadres if you raised funds or gave through the LCC Crowdrise website.  Some 2015 Compadres are already registered and have been training for the  Labor Day Triathlon and Kids’ Race. Some Compadres will enjoy a wonderful evening at the Club at Las Campanas on Sunday, September 6th because they have already made their Pasta Dinner Reservations. There are Compadres who will have volunteered to help keep everyone safe on race day.

If you haven’t already become a “friend, a pal, a buddy” to the LCC programs, please find a way to participate this Labor Day weekend to keep the LCC riding, swimming and scholarship programs running strong.


Here’s how:

  1. Run, Bike, Swim in the 2015 LCC Triathlon and Kids’ Race-
  2. Bid on items at the secure, world-class 2015 LCC online auction:
  3. Make reservations for the September 6th Pasta Dinner- call 505 995 3500 for the night-before-the-race, Sunday, Sept. 6th,  6 p.m., dinner on the Torreon Portal at the Club at Las Campanas; Special Guest speaker, Tove Shere.
  4. Send in a donation to financially support the LCC Programs-  or through the LCC Website:
  5. Volunteer  to help for Triathlon and Kids’ Race Day, call Mike Simpson at 505 995 3600



September 3, 2015 at 12:28 PM Leave a comment

LCC’s 2015 Annual Fundraiser— So Many Great Ways You Can Participate!

If you haven’t heard, the 7th Annual Las Campanas Compadres Triathlon and Kids’ Race is on Labor Day, September 7 at 8 a.m.

There are several ways you can plan ahead and participate in the 2015 annual LCC fundraiser to make it the most successful series of events ever.

First, here’s how you REGISTER to swim, bike and run:

Go to: 

It’s easy! Click on the “Register Now! green button.

LCC 2015 eannounce

or go directly to:

It’s always more fun when there’s a crowd to cheer on the athletes. Join us for the race day excitement on Labor Day Monday, September 7th, at 8 a.m., 90 Clubhouse Drive at the Las Campanas Fitness, Tennis and Spa Facility.

VOLUNTEERS are always needed for race day.

Volunteers help sign in registered athletes and keep triathlon participants safe by directing traffic. Volunteer are posted on race routes to help participants stay on course. Go to the LCC website to volunteer for the Triathlon and Kids’ Race at:


Help LCC reach the 2015 $95,000 budget goal and make the Las Campanas Compadres 2015 annual fundraiser the most successful ever.
Donate, or raise funds by  joining the LCC FOUNDER’S CROWDRISE team at:

ONLINE AUCTION — The online display/listing of  items  will  soon be ready for your perusal and bidding (August thru September).
Fabulous items have been donated by LCC friends who wish to  provide a means for auction bidders to purchase wonderful items while supporting a worthwhile cause.

Very soon, you’ll find travel packages, exquisite jewelry, beautiful artwork, delicious dining, and extraordinary goods and services at:

Save the date!!!
EVENT: ANNUAL PASTA DINNER, Sunday, September 6, The Torreon Portal

It takes place on the evening before the Triathlon at THE CLUB AT LAS CAMPANAS (sumptuous food by their award-winning Club chef.)
Watch the LCC Website for Reservation Details (August) (

LCC  is pleased to announce that the pasta dinner keynote motivational speaker is Tove Shere this year. Tove has over thirty years’ experience coaching athletes at all levels, ages, and disciplines. She is an eight-time member of USA Triathlon World Championship teams with three times as an All-American. She is also a three-time USA Cycling National Champion in Cyclocross and Silver Medalist at Worlds.

Your support in any area of the LCC fundraiser provides the ability for Las Campanas Compadres to continue offering no-fee riding and swimming lessons for people with special needs. Your participation in any part of this year’s multi-faceted annual fundraiser will contribute to making a positive difference in the lives of LCC students and their families.

You ARE the generous people who help people reach new heights!

July 11, 2015 at 8:21 PM Leave a comment

Las Campanas Compadres 2014 Fundraiser Recap

The annual LCC Online Auction, Pasta Dinner, and Triathlon Super-Sprint race day bring together the most generous and amazing people. They donate the best of themselves to support those with a passion to keep the Las Campanas Compadres riding and swimming programs running strong and available to the community’s disabled.

Alongside the intricacies of running the year-round programs, the annual fundraising is also a continuous effort and is a multi-faceted endeavor to execute initial fundraising plans. Under the leadership of founders, Lawrence and Suzanna Becerra, the fundraiser events intentionally set out to care for others by providing a means to repeatedly create something good and positive in every LCC lesson provided throughout the year.

There are delegated organizational steps by a few that burgeon into the involvement and contribution of time, talents, and funds of many. The initial fundraising plans and goals unfold into a myriad of communication: networking, radio broadcasts, poster designs, printed publicity, online announcements, phone calls, and mailings.

A tremendous gathering of incredibly generous world-class donations in the form of trips, services, and specialty items foster an enthusiastic response from bidders for the LCC online auction. Memories of the incredible flavors and sweet ambience of the Pasta Dinner combine with the powerful visions conjured by a hero’s words and the night’s impromptu and lucrative auction. The professional photos of participants, volunteers, and families on the bright sunlit morning of the Triathlon Super-Sprint personify the excitement, the motivation, and the energy expended to keep the LCC programs robust. The goal-accomplished and happy smiles on the faces of the students and families of the LCC programs certainly buoy the willingness and generosity of those who come together to contribute in various and important ways to make the annual fundraising events a success.

Auction winners who bid to support LCC now enjoy fabulous prizes. Those who broke bread with Master Sgt. (retired) Leroy Petry at the Pasta Dinner listened to him in awe, and became heroes themselves by supporting LCC programs. By now, medals are on display and cheers for the swimmers, bicyclists and runners of all ages are an echoing memory of community spirit and camaraderie. There are no adequate words that can express the measure of gratitude felt for the many that rally and offer what they have to meet the needs of people who accomplish life-satisfying challenges through the no-fee therapeutic activities Las Campanas Compadres offers.

The success of 2014 LCC Labor Day Triathlon Super-Sprint fundraiser events goes beyond the annual LCC fundraising goals. The success categorically signifies that something meaningful and far-reaching in our community has happened again. With tremendous thankfulness and deep appreciation for all who so generously continue to give of themselves, Las Campanas Compadres looks forward to another year of program growth and the continued fulfillment of “People Helping People Reach New Heights”.

September 10, 2014 at 1:10 PM Leave a comment

Las Campanas Compadres 2014 Fund Raising Auction










Two First/Business Class tickets to Alaska, US48, Hawaii, Central America,

Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.


The Lodge at Chama:

Two night’s lodging/meals/beverages/one day guided fishing.





4 days/ 3 nights stay at Zoëtry Casa del Mar ( Jr. Suite )

Transportation Airport – Hotel – Airport (Private Chauffer)

Romantic Dinner

Round of Golf in Puerto los Cabos Golf Course

Snorkeling Tour / Sunset Tour

Based on two person occupancy. Gratuities not included






Three master bedrooms, 75 feet from the river for great fishing.




A Round of golf and dinner for four (FORE).


A Trail ride for two. 


A ten training session certificate with Jeff Cisneros at the Spa & Fitness Center.Members only



A ten yoga session certificate with Stephen Jen at the Spa & fitness Center.Members only


Package of five 60 minute Reflexology sessions with Laurie Batz.Members only


Package of four 60 minute Reiki/Shamballa Multidimensional healing sessions with Laurie Batz.Members only


Teec Nos Pos Navajo Single Saddle Blanket . Circa 1925   33” X 27”



$250 certificate for Roca Salon.



$375 certificate for Santa Fe Lashes



ACC Fine Furnishing & Interior Design

$1000 ACC Certificate.





Santa Fe Architects & Builders

$1000 Boniface Associates certificate.

To be applied towards architectural services.



JM Jewel Mark

Four $1000 certificates for the purchase of non-sale Jewelry. One per bidder.



New Mexico’s Couture Dry Cleaner. Door to Door Pick Up Service

Ten $100 certificates. Two per bidder



Two $250 dining certificates. One per bidder. Gratuity not included



Two $250 dining certificates. One per bidder. Gratuity not included.



Exclusive Chef’s Table Experience for 6 Guests at Terra Restaurant.



A six pack of three great 2001 Brunello’s: Casanova de Neri, Castel Giacondo, and Caprili.  2001 was an exceptional vintage for Brunello’s. Retail value for all 6 bottles: $470.




August 13, 2014 at 9:07 PM Leave a comment

Only One Month Before the Big 2014 Fundraiser!

Today marks the one-month countdown to the Las Campanas Compadres sixth annual Triathlon Super-Sprint!

There are several ways you can benefit LCC:

Pasta Dinner Speaker, Leroy Petry

Pasta Dinner Speaker, Leroy Petry


To participate in the triathlon swimming, biking, running event, which takes place at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 1, 2014, register at:


To be a Volunteer for the Triathlon, go to the LCC website and complete a volunteer application.


Another excellent way to help LCC raise funds for their life-fulfilling programs for the disabled, is to bid on some fabulous prizes. To participate, go to the

Live LCC 2014 Online Auction at:


The night before the triathlon is the Annual Las Campanas Compadres Mini-Tri Pasta Dinner – 2014

Featured Guest Speaker: Leroy Petry

Sunday, August 31 ~ 6:00 p.m.

$35++/PP, $17.50++/Child

This year’s pasta dinner will feature motivational speaker Leroy Petry. Leroy is a U.S. soldier and recipient of the U.S. military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for actions in 2008 during Operation Enduring Freedom. Petry, who now wears a prosthesis after being disabled in combat, became the second recent living recipient of the medal for the war in Afghanistan when he received the award from U.S. President Barack Obama in 2011. Opting to reenlist in spite of his wounds, Petry remains on active duty in the U.S. Army where he assists wounded soldiers and their families. Join us on the Torreon for a great evening of delicious pastas and fun even if you aren’t participating in the Labor Day event. Call Member Services at the Club at Las Campanas for reservations to attend this very special event, 505.995.3500.

August 1, 2014 at 7:03 PM Leave a comment

Tues. 3/18/14 — LCC on Santa Fe’s Most Popular Morning Radio Show

Please Listen In!

Time to Tune In!

Time to Tune In!


At 8:14 a.m.,  on Tuesday, March 18, 2014,  Lawrence Becerra will be one of Rey Post’s many interesting guests on the morning radio program.

Lawrence will tell the listening audience about Las Campanas Compadres programs and the exciting details about the 2014 annual fundraising Labor Day event: the LCC Triathlon/Super Sprint.

Tune in to KVSF 101.5-FM 



Hear the show streaming online at


March 15, 2014 at 3:15 PM Leave a comment

A Seasonal and Tasty Way for You to Benefit LCC

TurkeyLas Campanas Compadres Receives a Percentage of What you Spend at Albertsons.

Simply go to, print out a temporary LCC Community Card and have it scanned at check out.


Ask for a permanent LCC Albertson’s Community Card, simply by e-mailing your mailing address to us at

Here’s a Way you Can Benefit LCC and Your Own Family this Holiday Season:

Use your LCC Community Card when you  participate in Albertson’s seasonal promotion:

When you shop at Albertson’s and spend $100, you can get a free 15 lb. turkey.

When you spend $150, you can get a 25 lb. turkey.


November 2, 2013 at 7:59 PM Leave a comment

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