The Cobre High School Kiwanis Key Club assisted back to school activities by volunteering their time to help with Freshman orientation. Members helped the new students with their new lockers, showing them where their classes will be located, and generally mentoring the new freshmen as they start a new chapter in their lives. Key Club members around the world are learning how to lead and stand for what’s right through service and volunteerism. Cobre Key Club, in partnership with Kiwanis Club of Silver City, are high school students are making a positive impact as they serve others in their school and community. In addition, the Kiwanis Club of Silver City sponsors Key Clubs at Silver and Cliff High Schools.
Silver City – The Silver City Fire Department Saturday held its annual award ceremony on the lawn of the Silver City Museum – the site of the town's fire house for 40 years until 1970 when it was relocated to the present public safety building on Hudson Street. The occasion also celebrated the department's 50th anniversary as a full-time, professional fire department.
Sensei Chad Petty from Oni Ken Karate won Grand World Champion in Black belt kata at the 2018 USAMA World Championships in Riverside, California. He is also now the lightweight world champion in the black belt division in kumite (fighting).
At its meeting on July 24, the Rotary Club of Silver City honored Gabriela O'Keefe and Marley A. Williams, who each received a $1,500 college scholarship from the club. Gabriela, who graduated from Silver High School, will be attending the University of New Mexico, and Marley, a graduate of Cliff High School, will attend the University of Arizona.
The New Mexico Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) recently held an Annual Workshop in Truth or Consequences. The theme for the event was the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution that prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of gender. The amendment was adopted on August 18, 1920. Until the 1910s, most states did not give women the right to vote.
These two young ladies from Oni Ken Karate competed at the USAMA Bushido Open in Albuquerque, July 7, 2018. Isabella Mittica won 1st place sparring (kumite) and Gabrielle Mittica for 2nd place win in sparring (kumite) and 3rd place in forms (kata)
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