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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014 SBDC UPCOMING EVENTS MEPto showcase products made in New Mexico By CLAUDIA SERRANO/New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership The New Mexico Manufac- turing Extension Partnership (MEP) is taking the "buy local" concept to a broader level by pro- viding a showcase for products made in New Mexico...and for their manufacturers. MEP's "New Mexico Made" initiative pro- motes companies who produce goods in our state. This week's article outlines the benefits to participants, especially small manufacturers. The initiative aims to pro- mote the companies that create and fabricate goods in New Mexico, where manufacturing is a $5.9 billion industry represent- ing 7.4 percent of the total gross state product, according to the National Association of Manu- facturers. It does so by certifying quali- fying businesses on the New Mexico Made website directory, raising the profile of the state's manufacturers and giving partici- pating businesses access to pro- motions and networking oppor- tunities. High-Profile Producers New Mexico MEP launched' the project to give the state's manufacturers an online platform to showcase the products they make and to give New Mexican consumers a place to find and learn more about products made where they live. Letters to the Editor The Hidalgo County Her- ald urges readers to voice their opin- ions by writing in. Letters can be mailed to 212 E. Motel Drive, Ste. B, or can be e-mailed to hcherald@aznex.net. Only let- ters that are signed by the au thor will be considered for publication. All letters that are published should be consid- ered the opinion of the author, and not necessarily that of the Hidalgo County Herald. Read- ers are encouraged to practice their First Amendment right Of free speech. Unconstitutional? Dear Editor, Well here I are wit muh pen in hand & muh tellefone handi, wow! Maybe I kin make a few laws myself! What the hell is that? Obama may be your president, but he shur as hell ain't muh king!! I'm sorry, there is so much of this crap running thru my head it's hard to sort it out. First, all these 2 bit piloticians are sworn to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America not AmeriKa! Even your NM piloticians have forgotten that fact! Why do they vote straight democrat on most every bill? Is it they just go along- knowing they are breaking their pledge to uphold the Constitution? Well is it?? Folks I keep thinking I are missing sumpin, so after "King" Obama made his statement the other day about his pin and fone, I just had to go back and read the Constitution and Bill of Rights again (for the 200 h time). I din' found nuttin, no where that gives these sactamoneous jerks the right to just make laws, edicts, executive orders, etc. I'm told that "all" presidents have done it but show me where it is authorized. NOT THERE!! Then we gets ale Prince Harry Reid, he done broke 224 years of protocol by giving him & his minions (democrats) the right to select judges with no more than 51 votes (nuclear op- tion) Your NM senators went along with it, "good boys", Just www.smithfordlordsburg, com NHeidwalgo County Association Member Hidalgo County Herald (USPS It's also a place where busi- nesses can exchange information, build professional networks and learn how to become more profit- able and competitive. New Mexico MEP plans to profile a different registered company each week in the organization's newsletter and on the MEP website. Companies that register for the free service can post a profile that contains the company's logo, contact information, description and photos. They'll also receive certificates and stamps that iden- tify them as part of the New Mexico Made project, and they can use these on their company websites and product packaging to underscore the company's home-grown credentials. Profile creation on the website is available to all manu- facturers, not just the companies that have worked with MEP. All that's required is a Dunn & Bradstreet registration number. MEP will even help non-regis- tered manufacturers get regis- tered. The service is especially valuable to small manufacturers that don't maintain a c'ompany website. By having a profile page, they are visible in cyberspace to the growing numbers of busi- nesses and consumers who re- search and shop for products online. Working Elsewhere New Mexico Made is part of a nationwide effort to promote do away with our nations docu- ments! As democrat congressman Conyers said when asked about a bill meeting constitutional mus- ter, "We don't go by that up here anymore"!! There ya are!! Back in 2005 the Republi- cans threatened to use what they call nuclear option, here is what some of your favorite democrats said back then, not their exact words but close. Democrat sena- tor Shumer called the proposed loss of the filibuster a constitu- tional "crisis". Warning "the checks & balances which have been at the core of this Republic, are about to be evaporated" Democrat Dianne Feinstein sena- tor of Calif, said ending the fili- buster "will turn the Senate into a body that could have its rules broken at anytime by a majority of Senators unhappy with any position taken by the minority, it begins with judicial nominations, next will be executive appoint- ments, & then Legislation." Then Senator Obama, Demo- crat from ILL, said an alteration of the filibuster rule "would change the character of the Sen- ate forever" creating what he called "majoratarian" absolute power. That's just not what the founders had intended" Ain't it strange that all 3 of the above praise what they done did? Hum Now they can completely by pass the laws of the land. Of course "King" Obama done broke that quite a few times already with changing immigration law to let Illegal student go to college here. Then at least 17 times changing his very own affordable care act. O well the Democrats will tell you "It's the law of the Land" when republicans say it needs to be changed or done away with. It Kaint be changed. Income in- equality? You might try going to work. If I were jealous of some- one else's money, that's what I would do, It ain't yourn or Presi- dents Obama's. Why doesn't he give all his .millions away? Why?? Whut the hell is King Obamas promised zones? Hell don't we all live in the USA, We shud all be in the promised zones!! Follow the Constitution!! Nuff said for now. Gene Chadborn Animas, NM |11 | 020697) is published weekly by Hidalgo County Herald in the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045-1948 52 issues a year. Subscription rates vary. Subscription rate is $40 per year by USPS mail, $25 per year by email. Requests for correc- tions and complaints concerning news and editorial content of the Hidalgo County Herald should be directed to the editor. For further information on the Hidalgo County Herald's approved grievance policies, readers may contact the publisher. Any unsolicited manu- scripts become the ProPerty of the Hidalgo County Herald and will not be returned. All information contained herein is copyrighted 2014 by the Hidalgo County Herald. All photos/stories, unless stated, are written by our staff. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Hidalgo County Herald, 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, NM 88045- 1948. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lordsburg, New Mexico. PUBLIsHER/EDITOR: Brenda Hood ADVERTISING MANAGER: Glenda Greene PHONE: 575-542-8705 FAX: 575-542-8838 E-MAIL hcherald @aznex.net manufacturing in the U.S. economy. Purdue University's Manu- facturing Extension Partnership, for example, registered 124 Indi- ana companies in the first year of its Made in Indiana program. That program highlights the manufacturing base's contribu- tion to the Indiana economy and promotes products made in that midwesteru state. The program is part of MEP's efforts to help manufacturers and related businesses become more competitive so they can create sustainable jobs .and strengthen the nation's economy. The non- profit agency of the U.S. Com- merce Department provides ex- pertise in efficient and environ- mentally sound manufacturing techniques; innovative technolo- gies and lean processes. For more information about New Mexico Made or New Mexico MEP, call 505-314-9131 or visit www.newmexicomep.org An archive of SBDC Busi- ness Reports can be found at http ://w ww. grantcountybeat .com/index.php/archived-items Business advisors at the Small Business Development Center can help you write your business plan, or work with you' on any other issues or problems an entrepreneur may encounter in starting a business or expanding an existing one. A Business Ad- visor will be happy to meet with you at your place of business. These services are offered at no cost. Call 538-6320 for an ap- pointment or for more informa- tion, or email sbdc@wnmu.edu. Visit the SBDC Web site at www.nmsbdc.org/silvercity/ index.html to see pictur.es of the 2013 Client of the Year, Curl Up & Dye, and information about the SBDC. The Small Business Devel- opment Center Office has tempo- rarily relocated to the Mecha Building, which is next to the Campus Police office on College Avenue. Senior Citizens Lunch Menu Monday, February 3 Pepper Steak Baked Sweet Potato/Margarine California Veggies Dinner Roll/Margarine Cherry Cobbler Tuesday, February 4 Chicken Sandwich Cheese/Tomato Black Eyed Peas Carrot/Peppers/Margarine Angel Food Cake/Strawberries Wednesday, February 5 Beef Tips/Noodles S/dad Peas & Carrots Pears Oatmeal Cookie Thursday, February 6 Chicken Fajita Flour Tortilla Squash Fruit Cocktail Cinnamon Raisin Bread Pudding Friday, February 7 Tuna Salad Wild Rice Green Beans/Margarine Tropical Fruit Lemon Pudding Elect CITY Please Vote aid by candidate Continued from Page 1 Growers Workshop The Hidalgo County Coop- erative Extension Office and NRCS will be hosting a grow- ers workshop on February 27, 2014 in Lordsburg. The work- shop will held at the County meeting room located at the old Ena Mifchell Senior Center the address is 317 E. 4th St. Top- ics included growing in alkali soils, cover crops, requirements for EQIP funding, composting, tissue sampling, irrigation, and pest management. There is no fee to attend and a BBQ lunch will be provided. To register please call the Hidalgo County Cooperative Extension office at 575-542-9291 Veteran photos The Hidalgo County Herald is currently accepting photos of veterans to be added to our exist- ing database of more than 300 photos. If you or your loved one was not included in the 2005 col- lection of photos, please bring your photo to the Herald on Mon- days from 9 to 2 or Tuesdays from 9 to 5 p.m. You will also need to provide branch of armed forces served and war or conflict the vet- eran served in, if applicable. If you are unsure whether or not the photo is on file, call 575-542- 8705. Democratic meeting The Hidalgo County Demo- cratic Party is lookign for a meet- ing place for the next meeting (February). Keep an eye out in the Hidalgo County Herald for time, date and place or call 575-542- 8087. If no answer,' please!cave a message and your call will be re- turned. Team Kids Team Kids youth group will be meeting every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lordsburg, corner of yd and Animas Streets. Team Kids is open to kids grads 1-6. MVD Feb. 3-7 hours Offices ours at the Lordsburg Motor Vehicle Department for the week of February 3-7, 2014 will be Monday 8-4 0zlosed 12-1.), Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 to noon (closed noon-4). Emergency food boxes Emergency Food Boxes are available to families in need at La Frontera NM, located at 332 E Motel Dr in Lordsburg. To get a box, stop in anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 noon. For more information about this or'other food programs in Hidalgo County, call Christy at 520-507-0455. Annual Coat Drive Lordsburg AmeriCorps Team and Lackey Cleaners are teaming up again this winter to have new or gently used coats available for residents who need them. If you have extra coats, sweaters, or hoodies that are just taking up room in your closet, there are people in our area that really need them - kids, teens, and adults. Last year, the team collected about lO0 Words fall short of expressin9 how much your prayers and thoughts meant to our family in the loss of our onsuelo Hernandez. So many of you shared your kindnesS, prayers and support durin9 this difficult time. There were many of you Who provided food and sent flowers and cards, but did not leave a note so we could personally extend our thanks and appreciation. We hope this "Thank You" will share our 8ratitude for your consid- eration and support. Tears were replaced with smiles and we had a lightness in our hearts with your kindness. "While we are mournin9 the loss our sister and aunt, others are rejoicing to meet her behind the veil." God Bless and Thank You! Slolsa ava & Family Ernie Renteria & Family Allec R, drigae z & Family coats that were available for people to pick out at Lackey's Cleaners in Lordsburg. We can pick them up from you or you can drop them off at Corner Mart or Lackeys. For more information, call or text Christy Ortiz at 520- 507-0455 or email hidalgospirit @yahoo .com. Veteran funding The Lordsburg Elks Lodge is still taking applications from veterans who are in need of gas or food assistance. Applications are also available for one larger home improvement or equipment purchase project. Contact Brenda Hood at 575.590.0377 Line Dancing The Crooked Halos ad- vanced line dance group is meets at the Senior Citizens Center from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings. The Sassy Sunflowers beginning line dance group is meets at the Senior Citizen's Center from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday morn- ing. Bring your water and come join in the fun for some low im- pact exercise, good music and fun! It's free and no experience is necessary. For more informa- tion call Fabiola Cane 575-542- 2356, Fit Camp Fit Camp, a boot camp style exercise group, is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. at R.V. Traylor Elementary School. The free classes are open to the public. For more information contact Fabiola Cane at 575-542- 2356. Wednesday Bible Study, The Church of Christ (5 'h & Pyramid) hast started "Wednesday Bible study again at noon. The study hour is open to men and women. For more information contact Karen McDonald at 575- 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- 538-8446. Literacy Program The Hidalgo County Lit- eracy Program offers services to improve individual skills in En- glish, Reading, Language and Math, as well as Pre-GED and GED preparation. Quit putting it off, it' not too late! Contact Di- rector Sherri Arredondo at 575- 313-7738, 575-542-9407 or email hclp@aznex.net Fuente de Vida Church Welcome to Fuente de Vida Church at 1032 Motel Drive. Worship is every Sunday at 11 AM and Wednesdays at 7 PM. Services are open to everyone. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerobics class is held at 6 PM at Central Elementary Tues- day and Wednesday. For more in- formation call Fabiola Cane 575- 542-2356. 60s Reunion Website The 1960s Reunion website is up and'running with pictures of the reunion now included. To access the site, visit lhs60s reunion.com and click on "pho- tos". Anyone who has photos to share can continue to send them to the Hidalgo County Herald at hcherald@aznex.net Suicide prevention Suicide Prevention meetings are held the first Monday of each month at the Hidalgo Complex in Lordsburg at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited. Water Aerobics Active and Alive Water Aero- bics will be held at the Comfort Inn on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 11. For more informa- tion call Fabiola Cane 575-542- 2356. AA/NA Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Sat- urdays from 7-8 PM at the First Methodist Church and on Wednesdays from 8-9 PM at 1036 E. Motel Drive. Narcot- ics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held on Saturdays from 5:30-6:30 PM at the First Meth- odist Church. For more infor- mation call 575.542.8115 or 575.654.6698. Listing your event Have your upcoming event listed in the Hidalgo County Herald by calling 575.542.8705 or emailing it to hcherald @aznex .net or hcherald@ hotmail.com , .A.c.4 DAVID ANN DONDO ! Lordsburg Municipal Judge Your vote for EXPERIENCE is appreciated! llllllllllllllllllllll,lllllllllllllllllll New Years Savings Financing as low as O0060" For ,,..,..s,5 000 o..- AS MUCH AS ]P VEHICLES! gOl00s 1'0 M Need Service? 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