Silver City, NM (August 31, 2017) – Thanks to the coordination of Abby Spann, RN, HMS Clinical Nurse Trainer, HMS participated in a recent purchase of food, water, and necessary emergency supplies for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The donated items from HMS, and other community members, were collected by a local resident whose hometown is Refugio, Texas. Donated supplies were transported directly to individuals, neighbors and loved ones in Refugio, who suffered the effects of Hurricane Harvey's landfall.
Reserve, NM — Working for the Gila National Forest means we work, live, and play in our surrounding communities. This is best demonstrated by our hard working employees like the folks who call the Reserve Ranger District home.
The Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Auxiliary has awarded eleven scholarships, for a total of $22,000, for the academic year 2017-2018. Each recipient received $2000.
The scholarship recipients are: Jerrika Lewis, Jasmine Rumero, Star Ann Moon, Delores Escudero, Zachilah Rodriguez, Pamela Marquez, Ariana Garcia, Dana Chairez, Joe Kellerman and Vince Torres.
Silver City, NM – On Tuesday, August 29, public officials, community and business leaders, HMS Board of Directors members, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new, on-site Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, pharmacy located at the HMS Lordsburg Clinic on DeMoss Street. Refreshments were provided and Genoa representatives offered tours of the pharmacy to Grand Opening attendees.
Elders and deacons from Silver City's First Presbyterian Church arrived at a recent Presbytery meeting in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with a carload of donations for the Migrant Resource Center in Aqua Prieta, Mexico.
First Presbyterian congregational members donated 30 food packets, 17 hygiene packets, $75 of additional food, extra toiletries and a large bag of socks for the center's border ministry program.
Silver City, NM (August 25, 2017) – After representing Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) for more than 8 years, and after serving Hidalgo County seniors for more than 36 years, Ila Barker was recognized for her service to the community by the HMS Board of Directors and Leadership at their August 2017 monthly meeting.
The Copper CowBelles celebrated Beef Month by awarding beef certificates during the 4th of July week-end. During this week CowBelles are available in various locations with educational materials about beef. Albertson's and Silver City Food Basket participated in this certificate give-away by having plenty of beef in their meat markets. Managers from both stores were on hand to help the winners purchase the best cuts of beef for their holiday plans. Rosella Escobedo, CowBelles secretary, and her husband, David Debusk surprised eight customers with a $25 beef certificate. All winners were excited to have been selected.
The Beat as 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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