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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014 [ Vanessa and Vincent Montoya delivering the collected tabs. Lordsburg third graders collect pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities Students from Ms. Arredondo's 3rd class at Southside Elementary School have been collecting aluminum pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) since August 2013. The Montoya Family recently took the donation to the Ronald McDonald House in Albuquer- que, NM. There are currently 322 Ronald McDonald's Houses in 52 countries and regions. Ronald McDonald Houses act as a place to stay for families with hospital- ized children who are receiving treatment. Ronald McDonald's Houses provide over 7,200 bed- rooms to families around the world each night, with an esti- mated value of $257 million in lieu of hotel costs. There are currently 161 Ronald McDonald's Family Rooms in 19 countries and re- gions. These Rooms accommo- date over 3,000 families each day who live in the local community and don't need to stay at a Ronald McDonald House. They provide a place for family members to rest, wash clothes, take a shower, or nap near the vicinity of their child. There are currently 43 Ronald McDonald's Care Mo- biles in 6 countries. Ronald McDonald Care Mobiles are mo- bile clinics that offer affordable health care for children in their own neighborhoods. The pro- gram serves more than 100,000 children a year, and saves fami- lies in the U.S. $10 million in medical and dental costs each year. Collecting pop tabs is a great way to teach kids about philan- thropy and the importance of re- cycling while raising funds to help children and their families at the same time. Look for spe- cial RMHC pop tab collection containers in the shape of a house at schools, community and civic groups, and other local organiza- tions in your area. You can also contact a Ronald McDonald House near you to ask about get- ting your own house for collec- tion. In addition to cash dona- tions, there are many other ways to contribute to RMHC, all of which are valuable and can di- rectly benefit your local Chapter and any program it operates. For more information, visit http:// www.rmhc.org/ "Thank you to all who con- tributed to this worthy cause," said Ms. Arredondo. "And thanks to the Montoya Family for going out of their way to deliver the tabs! Donations are still being accepted." Wolf Pack busy during M; rch nd April 2 Courtesy submission Hidalgo County Wolf Pack was very busy for the months of March and the beginning of April. Wolf Pack volunteers implementing 5 Wolf Pack Patrols in Hidalgo CoUnty on weekends and during Spring Break. Lordsburg Schools kfast/Lunch Menu Monday, April 21Asst:' Low-Fat Milk ....... " Breakfast Lunch r. Cereal Bar '" Corn Chip Pie w/Chili Beans Fruit Corn Juice Tossed Salad Asst. Low-Fat Milk Pineapple Tidbits Lunch Asst. Low-Fat Milk Chicken Patty Thursday, April 24 Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy Breakfast Steamed Crarots Mini Cinni Roll School Roll . Juice Asst. Low-Fat Milk Apple Lunch Asst. Low-Fat Milk Chicken Taco Salad Tuesday, April 22 Salsa Breakfast Beans & Rice Snack 'n Waffle Shredded Lettuce & Tomato Juice Assorted Fruit Asst. Low-Fat Milk Asst. Low-Fat Milk Lunch Friday, April 25 Comfy Dog Breakfast Tater Tots Sausage on a Stick Wolf Pack volunteers con- tinue to receive valuable infor- mation from community mem- bers regarding underage drink- ing. This information assists lo- cal law enforcement by being the extra eyes and ears for underage drinking in Hidalgo County. In March there was one underage drinking citation in Hidalgo County. With prom and gradua- tion scheduled in the next two months, we hope to send the mes- sage out to both youth and adults that underage drinking is a dan-? gerous ifi~gal activity that is hot tolerated in Hidalgo County. Constructive outlets for youth after Prom include, the After Party, scheduled from 12-4 A.M., and will occur at the Special Events Center in Lordsburg. Since July 1, 2013, law en- forcement has intervened with 6 underage drinking citations/ar- rests and 3 adult underage drink- ing arrests/citations along with 11 adults contributing drugs or alcohol to minors. If you suspect that underage drinking or social hosting (adults contributing to minors) is occur- ring in Hidalgo County please APS Math-a-thon raises forSt. Jude Submitted by BOBBLE MASSEW then with proceeds to benefit St. grades K-7 participated raising a Math-a-then Coordinator, Omega Jude Children's Research Hospi- total of $931.75. Alpha Chapter of ESA Intl. tal. The Omega Alpha Chapter of Those students completing The students of Animas Epsilon Sigma Alpha Interna- the math problems and collect- Schools grades K through 7~ re- tional was the sponsor of.this an- ing money for the children of St. cently participated in a Math-a- nual event. Twelve students in Jude were as follows: Reece Chism-Johnson and Kimber Lordsburg Hidalgo Library Rudiger form Mrs. Washburn's kindergarten; Aric Conover and celebrates National Library Week Journey Sheehan from Mrs. Thomas's 1s' grade; Diego Courtesy submission minstrel show and put the profits Renteria from Mrs. Moore's 2"a This week is National Li- from those who attended into grade; Jolie Ybarra from Mrs. brary Week and all week the pub- their funds for children's books. Bailey's 3rd grade; Jalyn lic library is celebrating with the As the tiny library grew, it was McDonald from Mrs. Coed's 4th theme "Pop Open a Good Book". moved to Mrs. Maomi Peppin's grade; Levi Ruebush, Klarisma With the new technology as well candy store, then it was moved to Valeta and Coy Wagley from Mrs. as written hard and soft cover Egon News Stand where Mrs. J. Jarvis's 5th grade; and Lindsey books, reading is still the basis G. Egon was the librarian. After Massey and Ty Wagley from Mrs. for a lifelong passion for people more fund raisers, lots of bake Mora's 7~ grade math class. All of literary works. As the center of sales including angel food cakes the participants received certifi- community resources, the library the Woman's club rented a small offers Lordsburg and Hidalgo house on First Street. The City of cate of appreciation for their ef- County many books, magazines, Lordsburg contributed a small forts. Students raising $35 or periodicals, audio visual books, amount of funds to the library but. more received a T-shirt. Those e-books, computer services and needed help. After 1927 when the raising $75.00 or more also re- Hidalgo County history for read- new courthouse was built, the li- ceived a book bag. The children ing. There is FAX and copy ser- brary was given a room in the who raised more than $75.00 re- vices, informational services, ref- basement of the building. It was ceived another prize of their erence services, driving resource, 1928 whenever the County of choosing. Lindsey Massey from tourism information, adult and Hidalgo began to embrace the li- the 7s' grade was the student rais- children's programming, and brary by adding it to their gen- ing the most money with a total community outreach services, era/fund where it remains today, of $300.00 This is also Amnesty Week which 95 years later. The library was St. Jude Children's Research means bring your overdue books moved to the second floor of the Hospital is located in Memphis, (no matter how long it has been) courthouse. Mrs. Mathilde Tennessee. It is the leading cen- and there are no fines. The Johnson and Mrs. I.C. Conner ter for the study of childhood can- Lordsburg Hidalgo Library were elected the first and second Friends will als0 take any book librarians. When the Work Project cer and other catastrophic dis- donations and is soliciting new Administration buildings were eases. Approximately 5,000 chil- members. For information on how being solicited around the coun- dren are currently being treated you can support your local li- tries in the Great Depressions, the at St. Jude and countless other brary, come in and ask about their Woman's Club, the Library Boardchildren across the United States program, and Hidalgo County took advan- and around the world benefit from The Lordsburg Hidalgo Li- tage of the opportunity and in procedures developed at the hos- brary story is timeless. The 1937 the Lordsburg Hidalgo I i-pital. It is supported primarilyby Lordsburg Woman's Club went brary found its final, present day public contributions. Animus from door to door in the Fall of home in its Aztec-Pueblo style Elementary has raised over to 1919 asking the citizens of building at 208 EastThird Street. $36,000 over the years for the Lordsburg to give books toward It is now recognized as both a patients of St. Jude. the beginning of a library. People New Mexico and National His- The members of Omega A1- gave about 100 books. Some of torical Building and is a full ser- pha would like to thank the those books are still on display vice, open Monday through Fri- Animus Elementary and Mid today. Services were started in a day public library still serving the School teachers and staff, the stu- tiny concession room outside the residents and visitors to lobby of the Star Theater which Lordsburg, Hidalgo County, New dents who participated and most later became the Palace Theater. Mexico. An open invitation is especially the members of the Woman Club members would extended to all of you to come community who so generously donate $1.00 toward the library by and enjoy your library during donated to make this event a suc- for expenses. Next the club had a this national Library Week. cess. LHS seniors receive renewable scholarships Courtesy photo Pork & Beans Juice call 575-590-1432 or 575-405- The Dr. Homer and Ruth Hamby Foundation has awarded scholarships to seniors Julia Grado, Cherry Applesauce Asst. Low-Fat Milk 8110. If you are interested" in" be- Ashley Martinez, Gabrielle Gutierrez and Joseph Camacho. The $3,250 per semester scholarship is Asst. Low-Fat Milk Lunch coming a Wolf Pack member, Wednesday, April 23 Sloppy Joes " renewable annually to the university or college of their choice. Students from Lordsburg, Silver City, please call 575-590-1432. Our C~iff and C~bre c~mpeted f~r the sch~~arships and the fina~ists were interviewed by the F~undati~n~ Breakfast Tossed Salad next meeting which is open to the "We are extremely proud of our students,"LHS G, uidance Counselor Bobble Stewart. "They worked Peanut Butter & "JellyBaby Carrots w/Dressing Uncrustable Chilled Pears public will be May 29 at 1 P.M. very hard on their essays and interviewing skills. 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