1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
2005, and 2006 Class V Group of the Year
No longer the only eight time Group of the Year in
the Borderline Mensa Website. The name of our group
refers to our proximity to the border between the
United States and Mexico. (And not to our test scores.
Yes, we've heard that one before.) We have a
small local group, but we are quite active. We ended
the membership year on March 31st with 89
members. In June of 1996 we had just 29 members so we
have tripled in size in the past 10 years!
Borderline Mensa members at
the 2006 Relay For Life
Front row: Wendy Banks, Jean Hodgson,
Back Row: Mike Banks, Mike Smith,
Rich Bruso, Donne Puckle.
Lurking in the back: Doug Miller
We have a monthly dinner meeting, sometimes with a
speaker, and a monthly lunch meeting. Most members
bring a spouse or prospective member so we get between
twelve and sixteen people at our lunch & dinner
meetings. Happy Hour attendance varies between four
people and fifteen people with ages ranging from 24 to
We take part in the Mensa
Foundation Scholarship program, CultureQuest®,
of the Year, Publications
Recognition Program, Community
Testing Day, and in 2005 we hosted the Mensa
Our main center of activity is Sierra
Vista; a town of about 43,000 that is adjacent
to Fort Huachuca which is home to the Military
Intelligence Center as well as the Electronic Proving
Ground. Other towns in our area are the interesting
little town of Bisbee "Queen of the Copper Camps" and
Tombstone "The Town Too Tough to Die".
We live in the Chiricahuan Desert, which is a high,
grass desert. We have several beautiful mountain
ranges. The climate here is great. Because of the
elevation it does not get too hot, the nights are cool
and, of course, "it's a dry heat." We get snow on the
mountains in winter but just the occasional sprinkle
in town. We welcome you to visit us.
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