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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 SBDC UPC()MING EVENTS helps equine therapist treat Continued from Page l w ns with PTSD BYASummerhours BYA will be open from 5 to 8 on Tuesdays and Thursdays ByJUSTIN HYDl=lAccion loan officer company, Clinical Solutions, The result was Horses for throughout the summer. We will Last Friday, June 6, was the generated enough revenue to Healing, which pairs veterans be doing various activities such 70~ anniversary of D-Day, thein- provide an income. But shewith Burr-Johnson's own stable of as hiking, trip preparation, Dutch vasion of Europe by the Allies wanted advice about how tosix horses. "The exciting thing oven cooking or movies. and the beginning of the end of build Horses for Healing into her about this contract is that it pro- Fit Camp World Ward II. Read about a pro- central occupation -- especially vides support services for veter- gram that is helping our veterans in light of a new, $50,000 con- ans and their families who have Fit Camp, a booi camp style today, tract with the state Behavioral no insurance," she said. Veterans exercise group, is held Tuesdays What kind of help can you Health Services Division to work who are hyper-vigilant about and Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. at expect from Accion? Funding is with veterans who are struggling their surroundings and LHS football field. The free an important function of Accion, with post-traumatic stress disor- ultrasensitive to sounds and en- classes are open to the public. For but the owner of Clinicat Solu- der. vironmental stimulation have more information contact Fabiola tions received much more than Horse Sense something in common with Cano at 575-542-2356. that in her quest to help veterans Burr-Johnson began her horses: Both are conditioned to with PTSD: support, advice and work in equine therapy more than react as prey. Literacy Program enthusiasm. Find out more in this a decade ago while working at an "Horses can demonstrate and The Hidalgo County Lit- week's article, agency that treated young vic- role-model for vets" through their eracy Program (HCLP) offers 1- Claire Ann Burr-Johnsontims of abuse and neglect. She own reactions to noise and per- to-l/class tutoring for basic read- uses equine therapy to help vet- noticed how children who dis- ceived threats, Burr-Johnson said. ing, language, math and com- erans with PTSD. When Burr- trusted people relaxed their guard Interacting with the horses and puter skills. HCLP also offers tu- Johnson applied for a loan with around horses, working with therapists allows toring in English Second Lan- Accion in 2013 to expand mar- A few years after starting her the vets to imagine different ways guage (ESL) and pre-GED/GED keting for her Albuquerque-based own clinic, she returned to the to adjust to the world around prep. Office location is 317 E. 4'h equine therapy nonprofit, her pri- idea of working with horses dur- the.m. St., Ste. B. Entrance to HCLP is mary goal wasn't the money. She ing discussions with her son-in- "Claire is coupling her thera- located off the alley, second door wantbd the mentoring and advis- law -- an Iraq War veteran. Barr- peutic and ps~,chological back- to.the fight. Contact Program Di- ing that comes with being an Johnson began researching how ground with her passion for rector, Sherri Arredondo at 575- Accion client, horses could help former combat- horses and lheir healing poten- 313-7738 or 575-542-9407, Barr-Johnson's for-nrofit ants reintegrate, into civilian life. tial in a really meaningful way," email said Lynn Trojahn, vice president of advancement at Accion. Emergency f00d boxes "Claire enables her patients to be Emergency Food Boxes are the authors of their solutions, and available to families in need at her horses help her in providing La Frontera NM, located at 332 E that special support." Motel Dr in Lordsburg. To get a in Lordsburg in May 2010 and Why Accion box, stop in anytime Monday resided there until her passing. Accion began lending tothrough Friday from 8:30 am to Socorro Dominguez She will be greatly missed by her Socorro Dominguez, resi- family and friends, nonprofits in 2012, and Horses for 12 noon. For more information dent of Lordsburg entered eter- Socorro is survived by her Healing was one of its first cli- about this or other food programs nal rest Tuesday June 3, 2014 at brothers, Eleuterio (Mafia Esther) ents"'I chose Accion to assist me in Hidalgo County, call Christy the age of 94. Dominguez of with the startup of my new com- Seni0r Citizens Visitation L o r d s b u r g, pany because of its reputation and was Saturday A r m a n d o the creativity, support and enthu- morning, June (Juanita) siasm of Accion staff," Burr- Lunch Menu 7, 2014 at St. Dominguez of Johnson said. "I never even con- Joseph's Catho- Animus, Alfonsosidered a traditional lender, espe- Monday, June 16 lic Church at 8 Dominguez of cially for that small amount." Sloppy Joe o'clock where a Las Cruces, and" Accion loaffs can be asTossed Salad/Dressing prayer vigil be- A r t u r o small as $200 and as big as Green Beans gun at 9 led by Dominguez of $300,000, but the lender also Vanilla Ice Cream Alice Ramirez. Aldama, Chihua- offers training, networking and Tuesday, June 17 Mass of Chris- hun, Mexico; one other support services to New ChiCken Adovado tian Burial fol- sister, Ann Maria Mexicans who own or want to Pinto Beans lowed at 9:30 Andujo of Chi- start a business. Spinach with Fr. John huahua, Chihua- Barr-Johnson expects toFlour Tortilla Weber, Pastor hun, Mexico; and work with Accion again. She's Rice Pudding officiating, numerous nieceslooking at federal grants that Wednesday, June 18 C o n c I u dine and nephews, would allow her to expand her Hamburger Macaroni services and in- SoorroDominguez She was preceded program's reach wherever it's Green Beans terment fol- lowed at Shakespeare Cemetery. in death by, her needed. "We would like to re- Buttered Corn ~""Slae was born November 28, parents, and sisters ,,.tsabel produce this in other places," Ga~.den Salad ..... 1-9~itf~Rancho E1 Refugio, Chi'-"~ Dominguez, Rosario Daminguez, she said, ~ ..... Peanut Butter Cookie . huahua, Mexico to Mariano and Maria Elena Dominguez, Since 1994, Accion has Apricots served entrepreneurs in 316 Thursday, June 19 Nemesia Contreras Dominguez. Genoveva Corona, Maria communities, financing theBaked Chicken The oldest of 13 children, she Refugio Hermosillo, Francisca startup or expansion of 4,008 Pasta w/Parmesan Cheese spent her early life helping to Gonzalez, and Petra Orozco. businesses through 6,257 loans Broccoli take care of her family. In 1950 Pallbearers were Rene totaling more than $46.2 mil- Tossed Salad/Dressing she moved to E1 Paso, Texas Dominguez, Daniel Dominguez, lion. For more informationCrackers where she worked as a house- Chris Ramos, Baltazarabout Accion, visitOrange keeper until her retirement. Her Dominguez, Victor Diaz or call 1- Friday, June 20 faith was very important to her Miguel Sanchez. 800-508-7624. Accion is one of Tuna Salad Sandwich and she was always an active Entrusted to the care of the funding partners SBDC Wild Rice member of her Catholic commu- Baca's Funeral Chapels. Exclu- works with to help small busi- Green Beans/Margarine nity in E1 Paso. She was a very strong, compassionate and giving sive provider for "Veterans & nesses. Honeydew person who was always the first Family Memorial Care". To sign An archive of SBDC Busi- Lemon Pudding to lend a hand when help was the online guest book or to send ness Reports can be found at needed. Socorro came to reside a card, please visit our website at http://www.grantcounty FRNTE at Sunshine Haven Nursing Home, items NEW ,~ EXICO Western New Mexico ~,~,~.~,#,,,o.;~.,,~,;,~.,,d~eJ,~,,,,~.~.,~,~, DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY P CoNRX University's Small Business De- velopment Center offers assis- PREVENTION Ed Kerr tance to entrepreneurs who are I, Ed Kerr, hereby announce my candidacy for the office of starting a business or wanting to New Permanent Hidalgo County Commissioner, Position 1. Your continued support expand an existing business. Off Box gite in Hidalgo County will be greatly appreciated. --Ed KerrThese services are available at no A new RX Dr0p-0ff Site will be available at cost. Call 538-6320 for an up- the Hidalgo County EMS Building. For more Warren Walter pointment with a business advi- information please contact David Whipple I, Warren Walter, hereby announce my candidacy for the office of sor, or email (575) 542- 8272. Hidalgo County Sheriff, subject to the Republican Primary Election. The SBDC office is located in Take Back Day on June6,2014 brought in32 Your vote of support will be very much appreciated. Watts Hall at 500 18th Street, at p0unds 0f unused medkation that wilt be kept --Warren Walter the intersection of Swan and Sil- out of oor streets and away from our children's ver Heights Blvd. An appoint- reach T~e medication wilt be safely destroyed by the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office. Thank you Carmen Acosta ment at your office is availableHCSOf0~y0urc011aborati0ntowardstheefforts I, Carmen Acosta, hereby announce my candidacy for the office by request. More information, i~ reducing Substance Abusein Hidalgo County. of Probate Judge. I have 35 years of service in county government. I may be found at FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING have also earned a Certificate of Completion on Probate from NMSU. www.nmsbdccom/silvercity/ PRESCRIPTION PREVENTION SER- It would be an honor and privilege to serve as your Probate Judge. I index.html. VICES, SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREAT- " Contact the SBDC office to MENT, OR FOR SAFE DISPOSAl OF respectfully request your consideration in the 2014 Primary Election. get details about the following PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION, PLEASE --Carmen Acosta Saturnino "Nino" Madero event: CONTACT EDGAR GOMEZ AT July 20-24, New Mexico (575) 542. 3304 OR EDGAR.GOMEZ@LAFRONTERA,ORG Economic Development Course I, Saturnino "Nino Madero, Democratic candidate for the office of Hidalgo County Sheriff, respectfully ask for your support in the Hidalgo County lUl upcoming Primary Election in June 2014. Thank you. --Saturnino "Nino" Madero ~'- ~---~ "~"PA~ MarkThomas New Mexico Press iiii I, Mark Thomas, would like to announce my candidacy for the Association Member position of Magistrate Judge, subject to the Democratic Primary Elec- Hidalgo County Herald (USPS 020697) is published weekly by don in June. Your support will be greatly appreciated.Hidalgo County Herald in the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, -- Mark Thomas 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045-1948, 52 issues a year Subscription rates vary. Subscription rate is $40 DarT Reynolds Shannon per year by USPS mail, $25 per year by email. Requests for correc- I, Dart Reynolds Shannon would like to announce my candidacy tions and complaints concerning news and editorial content of the for Hidalgo County Commissioner. Thank you to all for the past Hidalgo County Herald should be directed to the editor. For further - support, and please know that I work for you...Hidalgo County. information on the Hidalgo County Herald's approved grievance -- Darr Reynolds Shannon policies, readers may contact the publisher. Any unsolicited manu- Marianne (Mimi) Stewart scripts become the property of the Hidalgo County Herald and will not be returned. All information contained herein is copyrighted 2014 I, Marianne (Mimi) Stewart, hereby announce my Democratic by the Hidalgo County Herald. All photos/stories, unless stated, are candidacy for the office of Hidalgo County Commissioner, Position written by our staff. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Hidalgo 1. Thank you for your support. County Herald, 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, NM 88045- -- Marianne (Mimi) Stewart 1948. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lordsburg, New Mexico. Joseph "1 .... / "Salinas PUBLIsHER/EDITOR:Brenda Hood I, Joseph "J.J." Salinas, would like to announce my Democratic ADVERTISING MANAGER: Glenda Greene candidacy for Hidalgo County Commissioner, Position 2. Your sup- PHONE: 575-542-8705 port will be greatly appreciated. FAX: 575-542-8838 Paid by candidates -- Joseph "J.J." Salinas E-MAIL at 520-507-0455. 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. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerobics class is held at 6 PM at the Hidalgo County Learning Center Tuesday and Wednesday. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. 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. 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. 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. 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 Cano 575-542- 2356. 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 information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. AA/NA Meetings Veteran photos Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Wednesdays The Hidalgo County Herald from 8-9 PM at 1036 E. Motel is currently accepting photos of Drive .and Fridays at noon at La veterans to be added to our exist- Frontera in Lordsburg. Narcotics ing database of more than 300 Anonymous (HA) meetings are photos. If you or your loved one held on Saturdays from 5:30-6:30 was not included in the 2005 col- PM at the First Methodist lection of photos, please bring Church. For more information your photo to the Herald on Mon- call 575.542.8115 or days from 9 to 2 or Tuesdays from 575.654.6698. 9 to 5 p.m. You will also need (o This week at FUMC Celebrate Father's Day with us MICHAEL HOFACKETICLM of the family. To call God, "Fa- All of us have a Father. Some ther" means that he is the ori- of jas have never met him or lost gin and authority of all and cares him. Maybe we were raised by for the needs of all. We expect mum or perhaps Father pass away. a dad to have an intimate, af- But we all have a Father. If we are fectionate relationship with his fortunate, we have a dad or a children, to spend "quality daddy instead of the formal Fa- time" with them. To call God ther. Some of us are Fathers. I pray we are duds or daddies. "Father" means, then, that he is Father's Day invites us to ask near to us, intimately concerned a very important question - what with us, fond of us, even crazy does it mean to call God "Father?" about us. The God whom Jesus The supreme Being is not calls Father cares about us and just "King o( the Universe" or knows us intimately. He loves ,~ ?Master" but "Father,', that./ae.flg: = us more than we lute. ourselves :~ ....... ~sire~s~tllat we have a clos~.~a~i~ ? and knows us;bettor than we iar relationship with Iqim. Tlais is kn0"w ourselvesl ........ the idea that you find in the teach- Please join us this Sunday ings of Jesus. morning at 10:00 as we cel- To call God "Father" does ebrate our heavenly Father. May not mean to say, of course, that he is an old man with a white your earthy Father be blessed beard. It has always been taught and, if he has gone to the Lord, that the word "Father" when up- may your memories be wonder- plied to God, is used by way of ful. And if there is the need, may analogy. Analogies tell us some- this be a time of forgiveness and thing very true despite being im- reconciliation. perfect. Until recently, the father We are First United Meth- was recognized by Western soci- odist Church - - Open hearts, ety as origin, head and provider Open Minds, Open Doors. II 2013 Ford Edge NEW! 0% for 72 Months or $28,995 with Rebates & Discounts 2007 Chevy Aveo from $4500 to $4095 2007 Ford Explorer 4x4 Was $11,000 Now $9,495! Need Service? 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