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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010 New officers installed The Lordsburg Elks Lodge #1813 installed officers for the upcoming fiscal year last Saturdaynight. Pictured above are Loyal Knight Kelly Gomez, Esquire Frank Rodriguez, Tiler Lou Montenegro, Leading Knight Bill Fraley, Trustee Cecilia Gomez, Inner Guard Ralph Young, Lecturing Knight Julie Montenegro, Exalted Ruler Thomas Hood, Secretary SueHaye Marquez, Trustee Joe George and Treasurer Annette George. Not pictured was Chaplain Nick Paulos. Program brings veterans, ranchers togeetr'he,'ar Submitted by NM CATTLE GROWER'S ASSOCIATIONIAI- buquerque Cowboy UP!. a Santa Fe- based program that uses horses and horseback riding to help treat soldiers returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. will start working with its first group of soldiers March 20. "'We are proud to support the Horses for Heroes Program. and look forward to playing a bigger role as the program grows." said Bert Ancell. New Mexico Cattle Growers Association (NMCGA) President. Bell Ranch. The NMCGA voted to support the program at its recent annual meet- ing. Program founder and former Green Beret Rick Iannucci started out with a pilot program last year. "'I saw a big need - soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSDI are coming home in droves, and there are few outlets to help them." he said. "We Cake regular people, send them over to Iraq and Afghanistan and train them how to fig,ht. Then. we bring them home, sometimes without even a thank you. and expect them to turn it off and reintegrate automatically. It's not happen- ing.'" Today's veterans see an av- erage of 1500 days of combat. and go directly into combat when they land on the ground. In World War II. soldiers saw an average of 120 days of combat, and Vietnam Veterans saw an average of 240 - 260 days of combat. Horses for Heroes - Cowboy UP! is staffed and operated by volunteers.many who are veter- ans themselves, Participants will learn to work with. care for. train and ride horses, work cattle, and experience, the camaraderie .of working with other veterans and ranchers. "Our program provides the veterans with the opportunity to recuperate, recreate and rein- tegrate into society and into our ranching community and cow.-, boy culture." Iannucci said. Currently, ranchers includ- ing Mike Hobbs. Express UU Bar Ranch. Cimarron: Steve Price. Bonanza Creek Ranch. Santa Fe: Henry McKinle), Staple Cross Ranch. Santa" Fe: Christina Savitsky, Pecos Bar X Ranch. Pecos: and Bob Frost, Caprock Creek Ranch. San Jail are in- volved in the program. "'Those serving in the armed forces are making enormous sac- rifices, every day, to keep our families and country safe." Ancell said "'As an organization and as individuals, we are glad to do all we can to help soldiers when they return home." The Horses for Heroes - Cowboy UP! program is the only program of this type nationally that is endorsed by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. accord- ing m Iannucci. "We want to show people what is possible, not what is probable." he said. Anyone interested in becom- ing a program partner can con- tact Horses For Heroes - Cowboy UP! through the website at www.horsesforheroes.org or www.horsesforheroes.blogspot.org. The program depends on dona- tions, and hay, saddles and good working ranch horses are always needed. Online contributions can also be made through the websites Antonio FI0res Alvarez It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of An- tonio Flores Alvarez on March 17. 2010 in Montebello, Cali- fornia. "Quinco" was born on June 28.1947 in Lordsburg, New Mexico. son of Antonio and Evangelina Alvarez. He and his loving wife of 43 years. Helen (Palomarezl moved to Pico Rivera. California in 1.967 and raised their 3 surviving daugh- ters. Mary Linda (Terry) Singleton. Pico Rivera; Sylvia Jean. Lomita, California and Antonia Evangelina (Augustin) Iglesias. Pico Rivera. Tony loved his hometown,~ of Lordsburg where he grew up .playing in his neighborhood Senior Citi Menu Monday, March 29 Chicken & Noodles Peas Carrots Wheat Roll/Margarine Pears in G~ape Sauce Tuesday, March 30 Beef Tips Rice Broccoli Green Salad/Dressing Wheat Roll/Margarine Peaches Wednesday, March 31 Pigs in a Blanket Tater Tots Chuck Wagon Blend Veggles Fruit Cocktail Thursday, April 1 BBQ Chicken Pasta Salad Wax Bean Salad WW Roll Cantaloupe Friday, April 2 ,Macaroni & Cheese : ,,. Bfugsel~ Sprouts Roll/Margarine " ClJbVolfl'te~ l~u ddin'gT~oppiiig ," known as "Perros Bravos". He took pride in being a Maverick and returned throughout the years to cheer them on. Tony was a tal- ented trumpet player and had a life long love of music, especially a good mariachi group. Hunting and fishing were al- ways part of his life and gave him the peace and tran- quility of nature. Last year that "one more time" to go on the scout and hunt was much harder, but the adventure and camaraderie was something he truly enjoyed. He would tell you where and how each and every blister was made. Tony was happiest when surrounded by family, espe- cially at gatherings and holi- days. His biggest joys were his granddaughter. Deanna Marie Singleton grandsons Nicholas and Brandon Iglesias. One of his biggest accomplishments was volunteering as a baseball coach for the last 15 years and serving as T-Ball commis- Antonio Flores Alvarez sloner. He was recognized for those contributions when the baseball field was named in his honor on March 15. 2010. Tony is preceded in death by his father, An- tonio Alvarez, and rs survived by his mother, Evangelina. Also sur- viving Tony are his brothers and sisters, Alice (Edmund) Sanchez. Lupe (Dennis) Efaw, Tucson. Arizona: Rachel (Tom) Martin. Bakersfield. California: Benny (Clara), Tucson. Arizona: Jaime (Martha), Sierra Vista, Arizona; Sally (Carlos) Guzman. Tucson. Arizona: Pauline (Danny) Gomez and many nieces and nephews. Tony was a kind and gen- erous man, a loving brother. husband, father and grandfather. He was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers the fam- ily asks for donations in his honor to be made to Pica Boys Baseball League. Inc. P.O. Box 1061, Pica Rivera, California 90660 or go to www.eteamz.com/PicoBoys. FUNERAL CHAPELS Deming (575) 546-0070 Silver City area (575) 537-0777 Local Calls (575) 542-3330 Reasonably Priced Funeral And Cremation Services Excellence in service and care for your family should always be affordable... It can and always will be with us. Friday, April 2 Good Friday Service at 6:30 PM. A short documentary on How Jesus Died: The final 1 8 hours. You will see the crucifixion from a medical and forensic point of view. You will never see the death of Jesus on the Cross the same way again. The Seven Sayings of Jesus while on the Cross will be presented and will endthe night.by remember His words to His disciples as they shared together the Lord's Supper. Saturday, April 3 The movie "The Passion of the Christ" will be presented at 3:00 PM. Limited seating is available. (Am,,, by Met Gibsm~ about the Passion of the Chri.~t -.the last hours of Jesu.s Christ's l([e. Much of" it is based on The Bibtel but not all of it; stone parts are based on more mystical Roman (2~tholic literature detailing what happem, d during Jesus' last hours. It{t~tinotts beca.se it portmty~s the sheer horror of what happened to Jesus in tmbearabl3, ptrdonged, bloody and gory detail. Gory doesn't even begin to describe this .film. Once things start getting bloody, they don't stop until near the end. This was rated R, presumably becau,~ it had only violence and detTdy disturbing imagrv. It is tveommended far persons 13 and up. Some parents chin e to take advantage of the "accompanied b' someone over 17" clause to get chihhwt ttntter that age in.) Sunday, April 4 Early Sunrise Service at 7:00 AM. Make your plans to-come,and be a part of this remembrance of Mary getting to the tomb and finding out that Jesus' body is not there then being told "He is Risen!" Breakfast ,at 8:00 AM. Join us for pancakes, bacon, eggs and sausage along with coffee and orange juice. Enjoy and stay for the service ! Resurrection Sunday Morning Worship Service at 10:00 AM. Join us as we celebrate the Risen Savior, Jesus Christ! After the ser ,,ice there will be a free luncheon for all who wish to stay mad other activities. "Jt ta, a eonmuut te a ehitd." e Thursday, March 25 Hidalgo Count Complex in the Conference Room (3 Learn how to watch for signs of drug & alcohol use, Hear from our Guest Speakers Join forces with other parents to keep an eye on OUR kids Partner with us to keep our community safe! A PART OF Food & Drink will be provided. THE ANSWER.1 :If you have any questions, call Lindy Kerr at 575-542-3949 or Patricia Saucedo at 575-542-9477, Sponsored by DWI Prevention, B0otheel Youth Association & Border Area Prevention /ks l,sit here 1 can't help but think, The day i5 soon to come. There wiLL be an empty r0am in'the house And the table wiLL beshor one. . IreatLy want you aLL to know, From l:he bottom of my hea'rt. knew what the end would be, Even before !:he, start. I am not-afraid to dle, 1 do not go with rief but pride. I fought u,tit I could fight no Longer. Never did 1 run and hide. I know it is a Lot to ask, [~ut PLease do noJr. cry for me.~ I am in a better place noW, This is the way it was meant to be. I Leave you aLL in knowing. We'LL be Jca~ether once again, In a happier place where eVenour enemie: \ViLL be our best friends. \ /hen I Leave you. don't forget me. ~ut don't regret that I am gone. You did aLL you could do to heLp me. Nobody did me wrong. Live in ,Peace and never doubt. Not one of you Let me down. 'od gave us aLL a destiny, And mine has now been Dun& 885 S. Hwy. 338 (between milemarkers 8 & 9) Call 575-548-2539 or 575-386-1255 or email Pastor.Carlos@live.cam lanuary 23, 1955 Became God's Angel" March 27,1991