Book Signing and Artist Meet the Artists September 4th 6 pm to 8 pm Roadrunner Emporium Fine Arts Gallery Alamogordo New Mexico

5 Time State & 19 Time District Champion, Coach Bob Sepulveda & Coach Gary Hveem the Golden Years Book 2 Release Party & Art Show

September 4, 6 pm to 8 pm Roadrunner Emporium Fine Art Gallery

928 New York Avenue, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310

Alamogordo New Mexico: 2nd Life Media Company Inc. today announces the pre-release on Amazon.com with a book signing and art show at Roadrunner Emporium, Alamogordo, Saturday September 4th 6 pm to 8 pm.  

The reception and book launch at Roadrunner Emporium Fine Art, Antiques and More will also showcase the works of southern New Mexico artists Delia Lopez Holloway, Marty Torres, the sculptured tree trunk artwork creations of Artist Rene Sepulveda and over 45 partners displaying their artistic creations to the public. This open house from 6 to 8 will feature live music, light appetizers and is a meet the local artists events.

About the Book Series:

Book 2 is of the 4 part series of books on Coaches Robert & Marilyn Sepulveda and the influence of Coach Gary Hveem on the Alamogordo High School Athletics program.

Book one titled Coach Robert (Bob) Louis Sepulveda: The Early Years released last year to critical acclaim.

Co-written by authors; Chris Edwards & Rene Sepulveda, book one of the series begins with the Alamogordo, New Mexico athletic program of 1916 progressing through today. The focus is on the track & field and its paths that crossed into interscholastic football and cross country. The series is a comprehensive history that tells the stories of the many personalities from 1916 to 1996 that influenced New Mexico and national interscholastic, collegiate, and pro sports including the NFL; in Track and Field, Cross Country, High School Football and beyond.

The book series takes on issues of the launch of national interscholastic sports standards, school sports integration, Girl’s Title IX implementation, the politics of high school football athletics and more.

The series contains the records of 100s of young athletes, rich in dialog and interviews with athletes, coaches, and more. The series factoids highlight successes and failures of some great athletes & coaches, plus history lessons related to athletics. The central characters in the book are Coaches, Bob and Marilyn Sepulveda, paired with a variety of characters that played a role in the program success of the Alamogordo, New Mexico Track and Field, Cross Country & Football programs over 9 decades.

Coach Bob Sepulveda, New Mexico Coach of the Year for boy’s track; 1982, 1991 and 1996. Received the NHSACA Region 8 Coach of the Year in 1982, 1991 and 1996, Section 6 Coach of the Year in 1991 and 1996. Along with his wife Marilyn, both, received the New Mexico High School Coaches Association Level IV Coaching Milestone ring in 1989. He and his wife Marilyn were inducted into the Alamogordo Tiger Hall of Fame in 1988.

            “Coach Bob Sepulveda is just a good, hard-working coach and a good responsible person who cared about the kids in his charge. That for anyone who’s paying attention, is all the message that’s necessary”, per a Commentary in the Albuquerque Journal by Rick Wright  titled Message There for Those who Watch, Listen, Friday May 13, 1994

About the Artists & Roadrunner Emporium

Roadrunner Emporium showcases the works of southern New Mexico artists Delia Lopez Holloway, Marty Torres, the sculptured tree trunk artwork creations of Artist Rene Sepulveda and over 45 partners displaying their artistic creations from painting and sculptures to embroidery, needlepoint, hand woven designs, Native American arts and more. This event is open to the public showcasing local Southern New Mexico artistic talent. 

This open house from 6 to 8 will feature live music, light appetizers and is a meet the local artists events.

About the Authors & Partners of Roadrunner Emporium: Chris Edwards & Rene Sepulveda

Executive Coach, Essayist & Author Chris Edwards: is a recognized proponent of the cultural arts, a strong business leader, political activist, and mentor in teaching the skills of positive self-esteem and business success.  Chris Edwards’ releases have ranked in the Amazon top 100 in "Self Esteem Self Help" and in "Self Help Short Reads,”  releases include 90 Days to a Glass Half Full Lifestyle and 2 Hours Unplugged: Unplug & Reconnect.

Author, Rehabilitative Exercise Specialist & Coach Rene Sepulveda: is recognized for 8 NCAA & Conference Awards for Coach of the Year. As a university Track & Field Coach he developed; 3 Olympians, 4 NCAA Division I National Champions, 22 NCAA All-Americans and 34 Conference Champions. Rene developed a core fitness program known as RENEFIT for all levels and ages. The focus is on increasing sports performance and returning from injuries (rehabilitative exercise), parts focus on weight loss and muscle building. Rene's popular groups programs for Tough Mudder events, The Men's Health Urbanathlon and Spartan races have gained him national acclaim.

Together, the two partnered via 2nd Life Media & Gallery in acquiring Roadrunner Emporium Fine Art Gallery, Antiques and More, 928 New York Avenue, Alamogordo, New Mexico. The duo is reimagining it as a gallery and exhibition location for over 45 small business artists and collectibles dealers.