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Silver City, NM (May 8, 2018) – As part of this year's recognition of National Nurses Week, taking place during May 6-12, 2018, the HMS Senior Leadership, and the HMS Board of Directors, extends their utmost gratitude to all HMS nurses – past, present, and future – including:

Silver City, NM (May 8, 2018) – As part of this year's recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month (May) and National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day (May 10), the HMS Senior Leadership, and the HMS Board of Directors, extends their utmost gratitude to all HMS mental health providers – past, present, and future – including:

SILVER CITY, N.M., May 8, 2018 — Mario LaFragola, Business Advisor at the Small Business Development Center at WNMU, was recognized last week as New Mexico's Financial Services Champion by the U.S. Small Business Administration New Mexico District Office.

The award was presented at breakfast ceremony at Albuquerque's Sandia Golf Club on May 2, hosted by the SBA, the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Small Business Development Center Network.

tcgc planter fund rsL to R: Elizabeth Foster, Patrick Hoskins board president of Silver City MainStreet, Harriet Rogers, board president of Town and Country Garden Club, and Marti Lew.The Silver City MainStreet Project received a $2,000 grant from the Town and Country Garden Club to continue the downtown planter project. Started in 2017 with the generous help of Gary Stailey and the Community Youth Building Project, the planters blossom with colorful flowers to help beautify downtown.

Photos are Courtesy of Mario Quintana

brandon ferguson rsBrandon Ferguson, MD
HMS Family Medicine Resident Physician
Silver City, NM (May 7, 2018) – In June 2018, the Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP) will graduate its fourth class of competent Family Medicine physicians. In April 2018, both Brandon Ferguson, MD, and Neel Patel, MD, sat for and successfully passed their American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) certification examinations.

jordan terrazas annette toney rsLeft to right: Jordyn Terrazas and Local Membership Manger Annette Toney.Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest had their Ceremony of Honors on May 6 at the Scottish Rite Temple in El Paso Texas.

Jordyn Terrazas was awarded the Betty Jo Green Morgan $500 Scholarship. Jordyn is a Senior at Silver City High School. She has been a Girl Scout since she was in First Grade. Jordyn is the daughter of Ernie and Rosa Terrazas of Silver City and she plans to attend NMSU in the Fall.

townsend insurance rsThe Chamber of Commerce helped with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Saturday – May 5 with the Allstate - Townsend Insurance Agency. The company opened a new office at 1123 North Pope Street in Silver City, New Mexico. Allen and Cruz Townsend cut the ribbon being held by Bruce Ashburn and Dan Cook, Chamber Board Members. There was an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., while everyone enjoyed smoked barbeque and drinks. For more information, you can contact the Townsend Insurance Agency at 538-3744.

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