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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.

rotary catchment rsWhen The Volunteer Center's "Center for Food Security and Sustainability" ("The Commons") was built, its design included an inward slanting roof, so that rain water would run toward the middle of the building and could be captured for future use. In addition water cisterns were installed for water storage. At the time, there was no system for capturing the water and directing it into the cisterns. With the help of the Rotary Club of Silver City and Rotary District 5520, that shortcoming has now been remedied.

pflag group rsL to R: Damie Nelson, Benjamin Reyes, Susan Golightly, Dianne MaughanSilver City, NM — Benjamin Reyes of Anthony, NM is the 2018 recipient of the Nancy Kailing Memorial Scholarship given by PFLAG Silver City.

Silver City, NM- Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument welcomes three new National Park Service Park Rangers to park staffing.

Monument Superintendent Kevin Tillman is pleased to announce the addition of two park guides and an education technician to the Gila Cliff Dwellings staff. These permanent positions will allow Gila Cliff Dwellings to offer more educational program, both at the Monument and in regional classrooms. The additional permanent staff will also provide more interpretive programs for the visiting public and increase park presence at regional public outreach events.

trail kiosk rsColleen Morton, Town Manager Alex Brown, and Mayor Ken Ladner.Silver City, NM – The Silver City Arts & Cultural District (SCACD) was pleased to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Silver City Trail Kiosk at the Visitor Center, 201 N. Hudson Street on Tuesday, May 1. Mayor Ken Ladner was master of ceremonies and made remarks regarding the evolution of the project and the many partners involved.

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