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10 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010 2010 Hidalgo County Relay for Life raises more than $25,000 for cancer research Continued from Page 1 In addition, very important Outpost, Morn &amp; Pops Pyro sponsors, known as in-kind do- Shop, Smith Ford Miller Chevrolet, Mama Rosa's Pizza, Oscar's Truck Ser- vice, Ramos Farms/Napa Auto Parts, D.awg G.one Plumbing, H. Bishop Co. Inc., Border Rock Shop, Lordsburg Cycleworks, 2rid Chance Lumber, Lackey Fash- ion Cleaners, E1 Refugio - Inc., Michael's Barber Shop, Triple T Plumbing, Farmers In- surance and Kc Panels. Jalyn McDonald sings the National Anthem. nors, include those who have donated sup- plies or ser- vices. Those sponsors are Saucedo's Su- permarket, Hampton Inn, Buckabrew's Coffee Shop, The Cottage House , Hidalgo County Her- ald, Sherral Trotter/Smart Art Solutions, Olga Ramirez, Animas Com- munity Asso- ciation, Sparklets, Amplified Attitude, Longbottom Coffee & Tea Inc., City of Lordsburg, NOTES FROM THE SUNSHINE HAVEN} By Lorenzo Alba, Jr. We've finally hit the first day of summer! The weather is get- ting warmer and the sun is shin- ing brighter with each passing day. The staff at Sunshine Haven has been busy too! Last week was exciting with the celebration of National C.N.A. Week. The rest' of the staff helped out by making a fun week and then on last Thursday, we had Hot Dog/Hot Links/Sausage Roast with all the fixings in honor of these wonderful caregivers. We also had some contests and games that they participated in to make the day even more memorable. Prizes were given out and everyone had a really great time. This week we have had some visitors interested in bringing their loved ones to Sunshine Ha- ven and we are super excited about the possibilities of getting some new residents. Remember if you have a Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "Beautiful young people are ac- cidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art." We have the most beautiful people here at Sunshine Haven. Their beauty radiates far beyond ordi- nary. It is a beauty /hat says, "I am alive, this is my life!" We are happy to be a part Of so many wonderful people's lives. And as Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "As we grow old...the beauty steals inward." Stop by and come help us make one our wonderful residents smile. We can always use some volunteers. Our Activities Direc- tor can help get you set up as one, just ask for Susan Palofiaarez. Well, that's about it for this week, but I'll leave you with something I read sometime ago: "We can do no great things, only small things with great love" ~ Mother Teresa See ya next week!! City TV Cable, KNFT 102.9 Radio, Amy Valdez, Dwayne Brojer and Juanita Luera, Adelina Lindsay, Barbara Gonzalez, VFW Post #3099 Color Guard, Bim and Lindy Kerr, Jed and Joni Kerr, SPS Printing and Hidalgo County EMS: We would also like to thank the many individuals who made very generous donations, The relay would not have been possible without the help of the "behind the scenes" people whose efforts are greatly appreciated: Deming State Po- lice for covering the Lordsburg district allowing the local offic- ers to participate, Mayor Rodriguez for declaring Relay for Life Day, the Lordsburg City Maintenance crew for set- ting up and cleaning up the soft- ball field, Aaron Salazar and staff at the Special Events Cen- ter for help with the survivors dinner, Larry Martinez, Terry Allred, John Hill, Ryan and Riley Allen, Carolyn Archer, Linda Erikson, and Barbara Gonzalez ror setting up all the tables and chairs for the survi- vors dinner, Rebecca Estrada for the beautiful table arrangements, Tenchie Rico Ovevcash for the wonderful survivors dinner speech, Adelina "Wimpy" Lind- say and Barbara G}onzalez for catering the survi'vors dinner, Katherine Cavaliere and Tarran Trotter for covering Buckabrew's during all the planning stages, Saucedo's Su- permarket for donating all the food for the survivors dinner, Morn & Pop's Pyro Shop for the fireworks display, and Dwayne Brojer and Juanita Luera for use of Event Head- quarters 5 'h wheel trailer. We thoroughly enjoyed this year's Relay for Life and can- not thank everyone enough for their participation and big hearts. It has been a pleasure working with and getting to know everyone. Until next year... Pictured above are participants of the 2010 Miss Relay contest held during the Relay.The Miss Relay contest was a fundrai.,tler that raised more than $400. The "lady" with the most votes, worth $1 each, won the title of Miss Relay. This year's winner was Miss Bootheel Banker (AKA, Jam,as Hill) with a total of $109 votes. Pictured are Cap Massey, Troy Pompeo, Qes Gomez, Ryan Allen, James Hill, Paul True, Bill Thornock and Cash Massey. Lordsburg VFW Post #3099 presenting the Colors. Photo by MARQUETTE MOWER The Wall of Hope and the Wall of Honor will become a regular feature of the annual Hidalgo County Relay for Life. loved one who may need long term care, please do not hesitate to call (575.542.3539) or stop by to see me. The 100 Wing remodeling is moving along. 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