In Memory: Bud Kelly

In Memory: Bud Kelly

1921 – 2020   Bud (Daniel T.) Kelly, Jr. was born in 1921 in Santa Fe.  His family owned and operated Gross, Kelly and Co., one of the largest railroad general mercantile companies in the southwest.  Bud was one of six children.  When he was an infant, his...
Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

Our virtual event is just days away – on Thursday, August 27th.  At 7 pm we start with some wonderful warm up acts.  Then the event itself starts at 7:30 and over in less than an hour – badaboom!  All it takes to participate is a $5 access pass, which you...
Join us for Virtual Outing on August 27th!

SFCT E-Newsletter 08/14/2020

Dear Friend, I have heard from a couple of people that they are burned out on virtual events.  I know, I know.  But don’t forget that every nonprofit is struggling to keep the doors open and their work going, so your generosity, not only by participating, but also by...
SFCT E-Newsletter 08/07/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 08/07/2020

Dear Friend, We are more than halfway through summer now, and I find myself worrying about what we will do when we have to go inside again.  It will be harder to get together with my family, because being inside with closed windows, even if we social distance and...
SFCT E-Newsletter 08/07/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 07/24/2020

Dear Friend, Here we are in the midst of the coronavirus, and more and more people are talking about how the pandemic is starkly showing us that our health and wellbeing depend on the health and wellbeing of nature.  The coronavirus is zoonotic, which means it is an...
SFCT E-Newsletter 07-03-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 07-03-2020

Dear friend, I hope this finds all of you doing well. It has been a wild ride lately! SFCT was rocked by the cancellation of our trails contract to maintain the City’s soft surface trails, but many of you stepped forward with support to fill the funding gap that...
SFCT E-Newsletter 06-12-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 06-12-2020

New 370-acre conservation easement on Glorieta Mesa (see article below). It has been an eventful two weeks on so many levels nationally, but also here at SFCT. Organizationally, I want to tell you what we’ve been dealing with lately.  Like other nonprofits, we...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05-21-2020

We are heading into Memorial Day weekend, which celebrates the men and women who died while serving our country.  This weekend, let’s also remember the over 96,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19, which feels like the fight of our lives right now.  I have never...
SFCT E-Newsletter 05/15/2020

SFCT E-Newsletter 05/15/2020

This was a tough week with the cancellations of the Santa Fe Opera, the Chamber Music Festival and the Bandstand—this, after all the major summer markets had already announced closures.  It really hit home this week that the City is going to be hammered financially,...