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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD , FRIDAY, JULY23,2010 3 SBDC Report Going with the (cash) flow even when the going By SBDC STAFF Established in 1989 and one of a network of 19 offices in the state, the Western New Mexico University SBDC is a regional center to help small business people in Catron, Grant, Hidalgo and Luna coun- ties. Universities and junior col- leges around the state 'and throughout the country host SBDCs. WNMU contracts with Santa Fe Junior College, the lead laost institution in New Mexico, to administer the SBDC. SBDC's mission is to pro- vide quality direct assistance, entrepreneurial education and resource links to potential and existing small businesses to strengthen the economy of New Mexico. This is done with one- on-one professional counseling, workshops, and training ses- sions. Some of our core values are confidentiality, exceptional client service, enhanced parmer- ships, and community and cul- tural sensitivity. This mission is imple- mented daily by a dedicated staff so that entrepreneurs and small business owners are em- powered to contribute to the economic development of the four-county area through: • Creation and retention of jobs • Increased sales revenue • Investment of new capital • Longevity of small busi- nesses The goal is to help existing businesses become more suc- cessful and to foster strong new businesses. To help accomplish this goal, SBDC uses a variety of resources, including the ex- pertise available at the other 18 Centers, and SBDC's around the country. SCORE, WESST, ACCION, The Loan Fund, and the Small Business Administra- tion are some of the other re- sources SBDC taps into when needed. By focusing on these goals since 1989. over 2,000 business owners have been counseled, more than 130 new business start-ups have been assisted, and more than 1,400 new jobs have been created. Over $23 million in loan assistance and equity investment has been accom- plished, resulting in a substan- tial investment in the region. Some of the businesses SBDC has worked with recently are E1 Rey Meat Market in Deming, Curious Kumquat and Alotta Gelato in Silver City, San Jose Grocery Store in Colum- bus. and Udder Delight in Glenwood. SBDC has also worked with Santa Fe Foods in Rodeo and Gila WoodNet in Santa Clara• The 2010 workshop sched- ule so far includes: • "How to Write a Business Plan" • "Government Contracting 101'" • "New Mexico's Own" • "Cyber Security" "'Going with the Cash Flow" - July 21 • "How to Write a Market- ing Plan" - August 5 Email us at hcherald @ or hcherald @ UPCOMING EVENTS Continued from Page I Step Aerobics Active & Alive step aerobics are held on Tuesdays and Thurs- days from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Learning Center on 2nd Street for the summer. For more information call 542-8384 ext. 104. Diabetic Support Group Come join us and stay in- ..,formed for either yburself, a loved one .in your family, or a friend. For those not familiar with our Diabetes Support Group, we meet every last Wednesday of each month 1O am-llam in the HMS Conference Room @ 530 E. Demoss Street. here in Lordsburg. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call Gloria Vargas @ (575)542-3047• AA/NM Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Monday at 3 p.m. at the Kokopelli Office and on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held Mondays at 5 p.m., Wednes- days at 3 p.m. and Thursdays at 11 a.m. at Kokopelli and on Sat- urdays at 5:30 p.m. at the First Methodist Church. For more in- formation contact Kokopelli at 575-542-3304. 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 and encouraged to attend• Walking & Activity Walking & Activity Club meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Special Events Center. For more information call 542-8384 ext. 104. Event listings Have your upcoming event listed in the Hidalgo County Her- ald by calling 575•542.8705 or emailing it to hcherald DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY I. Lloyd V. Payne, hereby announce my candidacy for re-elecuon to the office of Hidalgo County Probate Judge• Lloyd V. Payne I. David A. Ramos, hereby announce my candidacy to the office of County Commissioner Position 1. Your vote and support in the November 2. 2010 General Election will be appreciated. Thank You and Muchas Gracias. David A. Ramos I, Jody Hatch. hereby announce my Republican candidacy to the office of Hidalgo County Assessor• Your votes of support are appreci- ated. Jody Hatch I. Saturnino "Nino" Madero. would like to announce my Demo- cratic Candidacy for Hidalgo County Sheriff• I have been the Under Sheriff for Hidalgo County for the past eight years. As a secondary career I am a Certified School Bus Safety Inspector for-the State of New Mexico since 1996, performing School Bus Safety Inspections throughout the state. I have been a Firearms Instructor since 1994 and Hidalgo County ' |!ll # New Mexico Press " iiii Association Member Hidalgo County Herald (USPS 020697) ispublished,weekly byl Hidalgo County Herald in the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, I 212 E. Motel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045-1948, 52 issues a year. Subscription rates vary. Subscription rate is $30 per year. Requests for corrections and complaints concerning news and editorial content of the Hidalgo County Herald should be di- rected to the editor. For further information on the Hidalgo County Herald's approved grievance policies, readers may contact the pub- lisher. Any unsolicited manuscripts become the property of the Hidalgo County Herald and will not be returned. All information con- tained herein ~s copyrighted 2010 by the Hidalgo County Herald. All photos/stories, unless stated, are written by our staff. POSTMAS- TER: Send address changes to Hidalgo County Herald, 212 E. Mo- tel Drive, Suite B, Lordsburg, NM 88045-1948. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lordsburg, New Mexico. PUBLISHER/EDITOR: Brenda Hood ADVERTISING MANAGER: Glenda Greene PHONE: 575-542-8705 FAX: 575-542-8704 E-MAIL The SBDC partners with WNMU in presenting the New Mexico Economic Develop- ment Course every May on cam- pus, and attracts attendees inter- ested in community and eco- nomic development from around the state and from around the country to the week- long course. This year one gentleman came from Morocco to attend the course. The 2010 Course was be presented May 23-28. Jerry Pacheco is the direc- tor of the International Business Accelerator (IBA), a part of WNMU's Small Business De- velopment Center. It is a one- stop shop of resources for busi- nesses and individuals wishing to introduce their product or service into the global market. The IBA offers business advis- ing, trade missions, and educa- tional programs on importing and exporting. The web site at is a resource guide to international trade ma- terials and trade leads. The IBA presents the NAFTA Institute® every spring. The SBDC Advisory Coun- cil meets with staff periodically to exchange information and ideas. Current members are Mitch Hellman, Dona Irwin, Dale Lane, Mike Morones, Mary Alice Murphy, artd Karl Harrison. Mary Vigil-Tarazoff serves as SBDC Director and Business Advisor. Manuel Rodriguez is a Business Advisor. and Chris- tine,Staley is the Administrative Assistant. Linda McArthur is the Special Projects Coordinator. The office is located on the sec- ond floor of the Besse-Forward Global Resource Center on the corner of 12th Street and Ken- tucky. Advisors keep office hours every Tuesday and Thurs- day at the Mimbres Valley Learning Center in Deming, Client appointments are avail- able throughout the four county area by client request. Advisors are also available to meet at the client's place of business. SBDC assisl~ance, i~. for, may- one interested itl beginning, im- proving, or ex'panding a small business. The SBDC specializes in individual counseling while offering free services in a con- fidential environment• For more information about SBDC free services, call 538-6320. or email The web site is http:// index.html. August 5 the SBDC is pre- senting "HOW to Write a Mar- keting Plan." Call or email the SBDC office for more informa- tion. Port of Entry coming along The all-new Port of Entry located on east-bound side of Interstate 10 in Lordsburg, is on schedule and should be up and running sometime between October and December, 2010. DOJ grants to fund NM Courtesy information U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman last week announced that $1.67 million is headed to New Mexico to help fund two anti-crime measures. A separate grant will help compensate vic- tims of crimes. Funding for all three grants comes from the U.S. Department of Justice (DO J). "These grants represent an important investment in New Mexico's criminal justice sys- tem," Bingaman said. The New Mexico Children• City Council ndati Continued from Page 1 bilitation program that they were bringing to Lordsburg. The project would assist local citizens in upgrading their present homes. There was also a budget ad- justment that had to be approved and it was; furthermore, there was also a short presentation by anti-crime measures Youth and' Families Department (CYFD) has been awarded a $356.400 grant to aid in the en- forcement of underage drinking laws in the state. Funding will be used to continue the New Mexico Enforcement .of Under- age Drinking Laws (EUDL) Grant program, which works to prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors and the purchase and consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors through education and enforce- ment programs• CYFD will also receive a $457,100 grant to help reduce juvenile crime through account- ability-based programs within the. state and local juvenile jus- tice systems. The New Mexico Crime Victims Reparation Commission was also awarded an $861,000 grant to provide funding for state victim compensation pay- ments to eligible crime victims. pproves t uly in i Participant Amt. Requested Amount Approved I Shane Dunagan $8,000 $2,000 Nick Ruiz $1. O00 $1.000 Chamber of Commerce Lordsburg Library Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Jamie Diaz & DJ Saucedo Elk's Lodge #1813 Lordsburg Fire Dept Relay For Life Vincent Ruiz Karl Tonander.of Souder. Miller ,. Hidalgo County EMS and AssOCiates who had prepared ~a grant to assist the city of Lordsburg in paying for the maintenance and code compli- ance of the old landfill site. The grant would pay the en- tire cost for one year. thus sav- ing the city thousands of dol- lars. It was approved and to be promptly submitted as the dead- line was upcoming• The Lodger's Tax requests were approved as were recom- mended by the Lodger's Tax Committee• These werethe or- ganizations or individuals ~et- ting some of this funding: at present I also instruct Survival Spanish to the cadets at Western New Mexico University. Prior to that I have worked for the Motor Transportation Department. the Lordsburg Police Department and started my career with the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department as a Detention Officer 22 years ago. I have been a big part in appropriat- ing grants and programs that have boosted equipment and vehicles that the Sheriff's Department has today. Your vote on November 2, 2010 will be greatly appreciated. Saturnino "Nino" Madero I, Mark Thomas, hereby announce my candidacy m the office of Magistrate Judge. Your support in the November 2, 2010 General Election will be appreciated. Mark Thomas I, Warren D. Walter, Republican, announce my candidacy to the office of Hidalgo County Sheriff. Your votes of support in the Novem- ber 2, 2010 General Election will be appreciated. Warren D. Walter I, Larry E Martinez, hereby declare my candidacy to the office of Hidalgo County Commissioner, l~osition 2. The future of Hidalgo County is based on: • Our Children - Economic Growth - Education • Government transparency with spending • Opportunity for jobs with work ethics Your support in the upcoming November 2nd 2010 General Election will be greatly appreciated Larry P. Martinez I. Darr Reynolds Shannon, a Republican hereby declare my can- didacy to the office of Hidalgo County Commissioner, Position 2. Your vote of support during the November 2. 2010 General Election will be very much appreciated• Darr Reynolds Shannon I, Ed Kerr, ask for' your vote for Hidalgo County Commissioner Position 1 in the November general election this fall. Ed Kerr I, Nyla Dawn Walter, Republican. declare my candidacy for Mag- istrate Judge of Hidalgo County. I respectfully request your vote in the General Election, November 2, 2010. I will honor your support with honesty and fairness. Nyla Dawn Walter $34,000 $34,000 $1.400 $1.400 $4,500 $4.500 $2.000 $2,000 $1,500 $1,500 "$1,500 $1,500 $3.500 $3,500 $2.000 $2,000 ..... $40~00 .................. $~,00 seniorcitizensLunch MeniJ .... : I, Theodoro V. "Chopo" Castillo, hereby an/aounce my candi- dacy to the office of Hidalgo County Assessor. Your support in the November General Electionwill be very much appreciated. ~e~s Theodoro V. Castillo Monday, July 26 Spaghetti & Sauce Steamed Broccoli Garlic Bread Applesauce Cake Tuesday, July 27 Pepper Steak Baked Potato/Margarine California Vegetables Roll Cherry Cobbler Wednesday, July 28 Pork Loin Roast Black Eyed Peas Tomatoes/Green Chili Cornbread/Margarine Cottage Cheese/Apricots Thursday, July 29 Chicken Fajita Pinto Beans/Cheese Tomatoes/Green Chili Pumpkin Spice Cookies Friday, July 30 Baked Potato Wedges Mixed Vegetables/Margarme Orange "t Largest Inventory of Quail y Check out these great on used Trucks! 2007 Ford F-150 1999 Kia Sp0rtage 2008 Ford F-350 Diesel 1998 JeepWrangler 2006 Ford F-150 4x4 1994 Ford F-150 4x4 1995 ford F'250 2008 Ford F-350 Diesel 2009 Ford F-150 G01d 2003 Chrysler Town & Country Van 2009 Ford Mustang 2003 Ford Crown Victoria 2009 Ford Fusion-Green, low miles 2007 Mercury Milan 2009 Ford Focus (Blue) i 542-3551 412 E, Motel Drive, Lordsburg, NM t 1 ! • r t