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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2011 Elks give $6,(t00 in scholarships Lordsburg Elks L( dge #1813 gave out $6,000 in s holarships this year to gradt ating high school seniors. A)ove, Julie Montenegro presents Lordsburg High Sc =ool gradu- ating seniors Denet e Mora and Caesar Alvarez eacl with a cer- tificate for a $2,000., =holarship. The LHS scholar., hips were presented at the -IS Robing Ceremony on May!9 , 2011. At left, Animas High Scthool senior Elizabeth Richins receives her certificate for a $2,000 scholar- ship from LodgeTreasurer Irene Galvan. Richins received her certificate at Anilmas High" School's graduation ceremony on May 20, 2011. Lordsburg Elks Lodge scholarships are made possible through pro- ceeds from Bingo, held every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Several new lightning fires start over weekend Submitted by GILA NATIONAL tation in the area. the scattered Sitgreaves National Frests on the Arizona/ New MeXico border FORESTI Silver City Large thunderstorm systems have moved across the Gila Na- tional Forest over the weekend which started several fires. Firefighters have responded to 14 lightning-caused fires so far rang- ing in size from a spot to 4 acres Nine of these fires were held to less than one-tenth acre. with one readhiiS ' 6iiGhtlf acre before be- mg:bhTta'd. Ground res0firces weelSle't6 get to mos of-these fires very quickly with short hikes. Two of these fires are in the Gila Wilderness and are currently being monitored• This decision was made due to recent precIpi- fuels, and the fires showing little to no growth as this time. Two fires exceeded one acre and will require extended sup- pression activities before con- trolled. The Rincon Fire is located in the Gila Wilderness. 5 miles SW of Gila Hot Springs near Alum Mountain and is currently just over one acre.' The Goat Fire is located 7 miles SW of Glenwood in Goat Basin. Eight smokejumpers from the Silver City Base were dispatched to this fire which is currently 4 acres. Containment efforts continue on both these fires. The Silver City Dispatch managed 2 fires onthe Apache- Hidalgo County Learning Center: WNkLU Weel00 Word 575-542-3315 By BECKY ESTRADAISenior Program Manager Hidalgo County Learning Center Fall 2011 Schedule: ACAD-101-11072 Student Success Seminar Wed. 5-7:45 p.m. LHS ART-251-11180 Painting I Wed. & Fri. 5:30-8:15 p.m HCLC CMPS-111-10827 Computer Lit-PC COMM-110-11015 Public Speaking DVSM-101-10672 Dev. Math DVSM-102-10568 Dev. Algebra DVSW-101-11020 Dev. Writing I ENGL-1Ol-11024 Comp & Rhet I HIST-201-11013 Amer. History 1 PSY-102-11112 Gen Psychology ITV Courses: ECED-481-11211 EDUC-492-11205 EDUC-493-11206 EDUC-494-11208 SPED:441-11212 Thurs. 6-8:45 p.m. Tues 6:30-9:15 p.m. Weds. 5:30-8:15 p.m. Cancelled Mon. 6-8:45 p.m. Tues. 5:30-8:15 p.m. Mondays 5:30-8:15 p.m. Weds. 5:30-8:15 p.m St. Joseph. Church Hall Integrated Early Childhood Curr. Pract Practice Teaching Elementary (Writing Intensive) Practice Teaching K-12 (Writing Intensivr) Practice Teaching Secondary (Writing Intensive) Practice Teaching Special Ed. (Writing Intensive) The above classes will be on Tuesdays from 4-5:30 p.m. SWK-480-10993 WKSP: Gerontology Tues. &Thurs. 12:30-1:45 Dual Enrollment: NUR-106-10347 Nursing Assist. I LHS We are in need of a Developmental Algebra instructor for the learning center. Persons interested must have a master's in mathemat- ics. where logistics and communica- tions were issues. These fires were southwest of Glenwood and west of Reserve. All actions taken by fire managers lead to providing for public and firefighter safety first. With the current Stag e II Restric- tions in place, the public has been extremely cooperatixe and vigi- lant with compliance as evi- denced in the reduction in hu- man-caused fires wieh these ex- treme fire conditions. With the public's compliance at this time. forest officials see no need to in- crease restrictions in the near term. For more information about the current fire activities on the Gila National Forest, call (575) 388-8201 or visit www.fs.usda.gov/gila or www.inciweb.org. Information about current federal and state fire restrictions and closures in New Mexico and Arizona can be found by visiting www. publiclands.org/ firenews.php. i hebera, ld @unex .net NMCADV launches statewide Spanish domestic violence awareness dampaign: Cambia El Estatus Submitted by NMCADV/Albu- querque The New Mexico Coalition against Domestic Violence (NMCADV) in collaboration with Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) announced to- day the launch of a multimedia campaign that addresses current perceptions of domestic violence (DV) within the New Mexican Spanish Speaking community. The project was made possible through the assistance of New Mexico Senators Udall and Bing/lman and administered by the US Dept. of Justice. The Cambia el Estatus (Change the Status) campaign takes a new direction and ap- proach towards engagmg the Spanish Speaking community in the fight against DV. Whereas other campaigns ask the com- munity to get involved and ad- dress how to helpvictims, Cam- bia el status focuses on secur- ing the buy-in from community members by helping them real- ize that they, too, are negatively affected by DV. According to NMCADV staff member, Vir- ginia Perez Ortega, "The cam- paign messages illustrate how DV is not simply a private af- fair, but how neighborhoods, family, children and individu- als are all in fact negatively af- fected by DV". "We want to change the perceptions of domestic violence as a social norm and while at the same time instill a stronger attitude of intolerance and non- acceptance of DV among young Latinos between the ages of 18- 25", according to NMCADV Director of Policy, Daniel Manzano. "This is a really ex- citing opportunity for us and we are very proud of what has been accomplished." The pilot campaign uses various Spanish-language com- munications and marketing tools to reach the target audi- ence. The following is the list of original productions and materials as well as related mar- ket placement for the debut of Cambia el Estaus in 2011: Radio PSAs - NM Statewide Mall Ads - Coronado Mall (ABQ) and Mesilla Valley Mall (Las Cruces) Media Tours (NM Statewide) Talk Radio Shows (ABQ. Truth or Consequences, Las Cruces) Digital Online Video (Universal) The creative approach le- verages social media as the fea- tured vehicle of communication where scenarios of those who committed acts of abuse, vic- tims and select community members post what they're AiT, DISPOSAL, INC, For you t" Residential & Commercial needs PO Box 2222 Deming NM 88031 Phonc: 575-542-8708 ELBROCK WATER SYSTEMS, LLC General Contractors *Pump& Windmill repair & installation *Septic Systems serviced & installed *Metal Building construction *Roofing & Concrete work West Highway 9 Edward Elbrock PO Box 50 Animas. NM 88020 575-548-2429 Cell 575-538-1812 We now accept Mastercard & Visa Discover Hidalgo County wants your talent! Discover Hidalgo County event will be hosting a talent show. If you have a song, a poem, a skit, or any kind of talent, you are invited to show it off! For more information or to sign up, call Lindy Kerr at 575-538- 8446. This year, the theme of Discover Hidalgo is the celebra- tion of New Mexico's Centen- • nial, so we are asking that your talent be focused on New Mexico. The show will be an hour long, so the talent chosen for the show will be based on criteria such as the theme, length, and appropriateness. Pick up an application at the Chamber of Commerce at 202 Main Street. Deadline to sign up will be September 16, 2011. Discover Courtesy submission Hidalgo County will be an On October 15, 2011. the event to remember and a good time for all. Don't forget to mark your calendar and watch for a schedule of events. Summer Lunch Menu Monday, July 18 Ham & Cheese Sandwich Tossed Salad Chips Fruit Cup Mi lk Tuesday, July 19 Chicken Patty on a Bun Tossed Salad Potato Wedges Applesauce Milk Wednesday, July 20 Meat & Cheese Burdto Corn on the Cob Grapes Milk Thursday, July 21 Cheeseburger Fries Tomato, Pickles Cantaloupe Milk Friday, July 22 Pizza, Garden Salad w/Dressing Pear : Carpet t Commercial  Stucco t Tile € Residential t Cement Work € Roofing •  Block Work Fences Construtt00on t00,ililer00 o[ 00400erit, Id your home." Jose Retana Office 575-542-3529 320 w. 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"If individuals within com- munities do not realize how their families, children and they. themselves are negatively af- fected by DV", added Manzano, "'they will continue to ignore it and simply consider it as a so- cial norm within the Latino community• We simply cannot let that happen." To access the campaign video visit www.CambiaE1Estatus.org St. Joseph's Bazaar set for Sept. 17 The Knights of Columbus will once again be sponsoring the St. loseph's Bazaar on Saturday, September 17, 2011 They will be holding a St. Joseph's Queen con- test this year. Any young ladies willing to run and represent St. Joseph's Church need to sign up as soon as possible. Past Queens and Princesses are allowed to run again if they wish to do so. If interested, please contact Salvador Diaz at 575- 542-9219. Jr Saucedo at 575- 542-9268 or LouAnne Gallegos at 575-542-9710. Troy ,n Hudson is new LHS principal Troy Hudson has been hired as th High School. He will begin his duties Hudson holds a Master of Arts & University, after which he later attaine endorsement through Western New Me Education licensure endorsement throu sity. He holds Instructional Leader lic Physical Education, Science, Language ing, and Special Education. new principal at Lordsburg LHS on July 18, 2011. ree from Northern Arizona 1 an Administrative licensure dco University and a Special h New Mexico State Univer- enses in the areas of Health. ms, Driver Education, Coach-. For the past four years, Hudson has een principal and cat Duncan' " High School. Prior experiences include teaching at Mayfield High School in Las Cruces, at Barry Goldater High School in Phoenix and at Duncan High School. He also has extensive experience as a basketball coach at both the high school and college levels, includ- ing five years as Head Men's Coach at western New Mexico Univer- sity. Lordsburg Municipal Schools wel˘omes Hudson on board. Call us today .0. 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