Local News Releases

These releases come from other sources than the Grant County Beat. This category will include events in and news releases from Grant, Catron, Hidalgo and Luna counties.

Silver City MainStreet in cooperation with the Small Business Development Center at WNMU is offering a workshop on branding for small businesses. The workshop, “Your Business Brand, Telling Your Story” will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm at the Small Business Development Center located at Watts Hall. Watts Hall is on the corner of Highway 180 and Swan Street. 

The workshop presenter is Robyne Beaubien, a Promotion Revitalization Specialist with New Mexico MainStreet. She loves what she does, and it shows in her enthusiastic, and practical approach to creating successful promotional plans for businesses, organizations, and communities. 

i jeffgoinJeff Goin, founder and executive director of the Lotus Center, will talk about the center’s Yoga in Public Schools project at the September 10 Silver City Rotary Club meeting. The project, which began with the 2917-18 school year, has dispatched yoga instructors to teach students at four Grant County public schools and one Montessori school.

“Yoga is an extremely effective and valuable means of promoting physical and emotional well-being for everyone and we think it is important that people learn yoga during their formative years,” says Goin.

a t04611alextomeLucibela, a vocalist from West Africa, is the first musician slated to perform as part of the WNMU Cultural Affairs fall 2019 season. Photo by Alex Tome.Concerts, Exhibits and Artist Talks Offered on Campus at Low Prices

Silver City, NM – The Western New Mexico University Cultural Affairs fall 2019 season is packed with events from live entertainment to exhibit openings and lectures.

WNMU Cultural Affairs will be continuing the President’s Chamber Music Series and the Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture Series, and it will offer an evening of caroling and activities called Christmas Under the Stars for the first time.

Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University Adult Education Services received $25,000 in the form of a PNMR Foundation Power Up Grant supporting Economic Vitality. The funding allows WNMU Adult Education Services to offer digital literacy classes and cover the cost of high school equivalency exams for more than three dozen WNMU students.

PNM received over $2.5 million in requests from 80 organizations and awarded $500,000 to 17 nonprofits, according to PNMR Foundation Executive Director Laurie Roach.

Friday, Aug. 30

Suspicious vehicle
El Grito Headstart – 303 S. Cooper Street
Officer spoke to a named male/everything is okay.

Patient hit another patient.

Please join us for Green Drinks this Thursday, September 5, starting at 5:30 pm in the backroom of Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery, 200 N. Bullard Street.

Our guest speaker will be Curtis Clough, Associate Superintendent of the Silver Consolidated Schools. We will learn about the process and results of the Community Dialogue Meetings and how our local education programs will adapt to address the needs of the community.

Come hungry and order no-host drinks and other foods of your choice. Bring your friends, family and associates! 

For further info call (575)538-1337 or email swGreenChamber@gmail.com

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Bayard Police Department

Friday, Aug. 30
Welfare check
Caller advised she hasn’t heard from a named female in 4-5 days/the last time she saw her was when she was fighting with her father. Officer advised clear from welcheck/called caller.

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