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September 23, at 10 am, 3845 North Swan Street - "Beyond the Knapsack: How Unacknowledged Privilege Prevents Change” Alicia Edwards will share her thoughts on the things we can’t or won’t talk about that prevent progress in social change movements. She is the Coordinator for Healthy Kids Healthy Communities Grant County, which implements and supports initiatives that create policy, systems and environmental changes that result in increased access to healthy eating and physical activity in schools and communities.
Silver City, NM, September 17, 2018—For Immediate Release. The Gila National Forest receives dozens of phone calls every day, and one of the most commonly asked questions is: “Are dogs allowed in the forest and on forest trails.”
The short answer is “Yes”, but the long answer can be more complex. The employees of the Gila National Forest want you and your furry family member to have a safe and enjoyable experience on forest. Some recommendations to help keep you and your pet safe:
Dogs must be on leash in developed recreation areas, trailheads, and parking lots (36 CFR 261.8d). There are still times when it is best to keep your dog on a leash.
Bayard Police Department
Friday, Sept. 14
Right next door/fighting in the street/at least 3 subjects.
Saturday, Sept. 15
204 Tom Foy Blvd.
Caller advised she is not feeling well and would like an officer to check on her. Officer requested ambulance for a 22-year-old female having panic attack/feels like she is going to pass out/no severe bleeding/lights and sirens.
Friday, Sept. 14
Caller received a call from a named female who is trying to leave and boyfriend is being aggressive in the background and he sounded very intoxicated/advised female is trying to get her dog out as well. Caller advised she can take the female but not the dog. Officer had contact with female and her boyfriend/all units clear.
1313 E. 32nd Street
By helipad a maroon van with two subjects fighting/last seen heading north on Fowler Avenue. Officer out with a named male and a named female/all verbal.
Monday, Sept. 14
Caller advised that her daughter and the boyfriend are causing problems and he is refusing to leave. Deputy advised parties are separating at this time.
2743 Highway 35 – Upper Mimbres
Female carrying alcohol possibly drunk/she was on his property and is walking north at this time. Deputy has contact with female/negative warrants/en route to Elk Crossing Café/out at Elk Crossing Café.
New Mexico State University’s Grant County Cooperative Extension Service will offer a free six-week Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) starting on October 11. Developed and tested by Stanford University and now offered by NM Dept. of Health’s Paths to Health NM, the DSMP, for adults who have type 2 diabetes has been proven to improve health and quality of life for adults with diabetes and pre-diabetes.
The DSMP helps adults with diabetes learn how to manage and improve their health through interactive workshop sessions focusing on problems that are common to individuals dealing with diabetes. Throughout the six weeks, participants focus on building skills to manage their conditions by sharing experiences and providing mutual support. Topics include monitoring blood glucose levels, healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, relaxation, medication use, difficult emotions, problem solving and communicating with doctors.
SUPPORT AMERICA’S HEROES: Wounded Warriors Cycle Across America to Raise Awareness for Veteran Issues Soldier Ride® is a nationally recognized veteran bike ride that inspires warriors to connect with each other and their communities, while providing the American public an opportunity to honor their service and sacrifices.
The adaptive cycling program began in 2004 when civilian Chris Carney cycled more than 5,000 miles coast-to-coast to support Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and help raise awareness for injured veterans. The following year, several combat warriors who returned from Operation Enduring Freedom with visible and invisible injuries joined Chris for another cross-country ride.
The Silver City/Southwest New Mexico Branch of AAUW invites members, visitors and potential members to its September 23 Kick Off meeting at The Conservatory of Dance Studio, 2020 Cottage San Rd. from 2-4:30 p.m.. Light refreshments and entertainment will be provided. Join in celebrating the Branch’s 80th anniversary! The calendar of events, projects and programs for the year will be presented.
Early in September 1938, 11 women gathered and organized the Grant County Branch, which is now the Silver City Branch. Over the years the Branch has been an active advocate for woman’s and girls’ issues. The official date of the anniversary is October 27. In celebration of the Anniversary the Silver City Public Library will have display cases for AAUW during the months of September and October.
Check out a new column that will talk about the town of Silver City and its news and services.
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