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DUE TO SOME SCHEDULING CONFLICTS, THE VISIT FROM CONGRESSMAN STEVE PEARCE'S REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM TODAY... TO THURSDAY - MAY 10.

Joe Martinez, the congressman's representative from the Las Cruces office will be at the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce office on Thursday - May 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Drop-ins are welcome.

There will be a regular meeting of the Copper Country Senior Olympics on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The meeting will be at the Grant County Extension Service Building conference room. The Grant County Extension Building is located at 2610 N. Silver Street in Silver City.

The participants as well as the public is invited to attend.

The meeting will begin at 6:00 p. m.

Wed, May 9 – Grant County Democratic Party, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6:20 p.m. business meeting. 3060 Hwy 180 E.

Bring a dish, bring a friend.

Good food, good conversation. (575) 654-6060

Craig Childs, among the best non-fiction writers today making sense of the Southwest, reads from his newest work, "Atlas of a Lost World," Sunday, May 13, 5-7 p.m. in the back room of the Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, on the corner of Broadway and Bullard.

A past keynote speaker for the Gila River Fest, Childs says that his current book tour is in "home country," 16 stops in Salt Lake, Tucson, and Colorado's Front Range. Silver City will be his first New Mexico reading and signing.

Copper Cowbelles General monthly meeting to take place Tuesday, May 15, from 12:00 p.m-1:00 p.m. at the Grant County Extension Office. Come early at 11:30 a.m., and bring your lunch .

Virus theatre to present melodrama starting May 18

Saturday, May 19 – 8 am, Field Trip.

We will meet at the Walmart parking lot on the south side at 8 a.m. We will sign in and connect ride sharing there. We will leave at 8:30 a.m. Our field trip this month will be to collect calcite, rhyolite, brown and yellow jasper, honey onyx, and druzy quartz within the Mahoney Mining District which includes 9 large mines and dozens of open pits. Bring lunch, water, chairs, cameras, binoculars, hammers, buckets and bags.

Thursday, May 10 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Our meetings are at our club house located at 2045 Memory Lane in Silver City. We begin with a Potluck Supper at 6 p.m.  Bring a dish and your own eating utensils.  The Business Meeting begins at 6:45 p.m. and then the famous Rock Draw, followed by the Program presented by our President Anita Williams on Field Trips to Alaska.

For additional information check the club blog site, rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

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The Grant County Beat endeavors to post to the Elections page, under News, at the least, notices of candidates for Grant County races. Some candidates for statewide races have also sent their notices. 

The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a 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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