A photo of Chino Mine by Lynn Springer, a visitor to Silver City, from Caroline Baldwin's airplane
Silver City, NM – Anonymous donors recently contributed funds to the Western New Mexico University Foundation, establishing an endowed named scholarship to support Native American students. In addition to the scholarship, the donors created an immediate use fund to supplement the endowment while it grows.
Silver City, NM, January 16, 2018—The Gila National Forest successfully hosted the 4th Annual Gila Firefighters Line Spike Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, January 13.
For the fourth year in a row, the Gila National Forest sponsored a volleyball tournament to raise money for the Wildland Firefighters Foundation. The main focus of the Wildland Firefighter Foundation is to help families of firefighters killed in the line of duty and to assist injured firefighters and their families.
GROVE CITY, PA (01/16/2018)-- Sarah Gorog, a freshman major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean's List with Distinction for the Fall 2017 semester. Sarah is a 2017 graduate of Homeschool and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Gorog (Rhonda) from Silver City, NM..
Students eligible for the Dean's List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean's List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to 3.84 and for the Dean's List with High Distinction a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.
PORTALES, NM (01/09/2018)
Lloyd Henderson of Gila, NM (88038), has been named to the Eastern New Mexico University Dean's List for the fall 2017 semester.
To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours with a GPA between 3.25 and 4.00.
ENMU, a state institution offering associate, bachelor and master degree options, serves students from around the world. Courses are offered on-campus and online.
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The REALTOR® of the Year award is given each year to a member of the Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® through a nominating process. The criteria include REALTOR® spirit, local Association activity, civic activity, State and National activity and business accomplishments.
The Imagination Library of Grant County (ILGC) seeks to expand the early literacy program throughout New Mexico. This nonprofit program helps to create a culture of literacy and learning in New Mexico by preparing children, ages 0-5, for school success through access to books and time spent reading with an engaged parent. Grants from the Frederick H. Leonhardt Foundation and Brindle Foundation have provided funds for program and operating expenses associated with statewide expansion, including a portion of book costs, educational materials, training and travel.
The Grant County Art Guild gave two additional "Art Makes You Smart" grants to two art teachers who had previously applied for the original grants given by the Guild last December. The grants are intended to help art teachers purchase supplies for art projects in their classrooms. The grant money was generously donated by a Guild member. "It's a shame that the Guild couldn't give grants to all the teachers who applied" said the guild member, who preferred to remain anonymous. "The students of these teachers should have the resources needed to pursue art in their classrooms."
The Grant county Beat continues to bring you new columnists. New this past week are the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.
The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.
The Beat has a new column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.
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