VIPS READY FOR CAKEWALK – The Vocal Instrumental Promoters (VIPs) ready themselves for the annual cakewalk held by the organization, formerly known as the Artesia Band Aides. The cakewalk was held at the city parking lot on Texas Avenue. Members of all Artesia Public Schools band, orchestra and chorus groups were on hand to furnish music and also sold tickets for prize cakes furnished by local merchants. Pitching in to paint the cakewalk circle are band students, from left, Carolyn Culpepper, Donald Torres, Diana Pounds, Bobby Troublefield and Crucita Dansby. (1975 Daily Press File Photo)