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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. 2010 9 TWC announces sub-award grant winners, two to Hidalgo County groups The Wellness Coalition re- cently awarded a total of 5109.000 in sub-awards (also known as mini-grants) to 13 non- profit organizations within the four counties of southwestern New Mexico. This is the second round of sub-awards to be awarded by The Wellness Coalition's Compassion Capital Fund. In March of 2010, The Wellness Coalition awarded $75,000 in the first round to 8 regional nonprofit organizations. Sub-awards range from $2,000 to $15.000 and are for the purpose of "capacity building." Capacity building refers to activi- ties that improve an organization's ability to achieve its mission. Award recipients were se- lected through a competitive ap- plication process. These appli- cations were reviewed by teams of reviewers consisting of repre- sentatives from all four counties, representing a diverse mix of gen- der, culture and experiential back- ground. Award recipients were chosen according to the scores given by these teams. In addition to the monetary award, recipients will also receive consulting services (or "techni- cal assistance") at no-cost through a team of consultants provided by The Wellness Coalition's Wellspring Center. This sub-award program has been made possible due to a 5400,000 grant received by The Wellness Coalition through the Compassion Capital Fund (a pro- gram of the US Department of Health and Human Servicesl. In addition to these sub-awards, TWC's Wellspring Center has of- fered numerous workshops on "'capacity" building" as well as additional consulting services at no charge to nonprofits through- out southwestern New Mexico. Recipients: Mimbres Valley Health Ac- tion League. Mimbres, Grant County - Award Amount: 515K Mission Description: To im- prove the health, well-being, and quality of life for the people of the Mimbres region along and around New Mexico State High- ways 61.35. and 15: provide pre- ventive health education: im- prove access to health atut social servtces: increase financial and eonomi, stabili!; increase rec- reations.opportunities; increase education, opportunities: pro- mote a safe, healthy environment. Sub-award use: To improve outreach and visibility through purchase of permanent signage, printing equipment, hardware. software, and web design services. To obtain 501(c) 3 status and conduct a community needs as- sessment. Gila Conservation Educa- tion Center, Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: $12.5 K Mission Description: Pro- mote conservation in Southwest New Mexico through education. example and involvement. GCEC focuses on establishing an insti- tution of leadership responsibil- ity and accountability for con- servation education in our com- munity. This includes mobilizing resources to enhance conserva- tion education programs in schools. It also creates opportu- nities for community members and visitors to participate in con- servation education, habitat res- toration and maintenance. Sub-award use: To improve GCEC's image and visibility with needed office equipment, receive guidance in revenue develop- ment and hire Capacity Building staff. ROUND 2 SUB-AWARDEE INFORMATION, TWC'S CCF SUBAWARDS Serenity Acres, Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: $12.5K Mission Description: Seren- ity Acres. Inc. is a nonprofit or- ganization that assists in the placement of abused and ne- glected horses, sharing them in community programs with at-risk populations Sub-award use: Training staff in specialized equine therapy approach and hiring a specialized advisor. Purchasing equipment and software and up- dating website. Gila Resources Information Project. Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: $5.7K Mission Description: To promote community health by protecting our envtronment and natural resources tn southwest- ern New Mexico. Sub-award use: Develop marketing and outreach materi- als that reflect organization's stra- tegic plan. Purchase donor man- agement software and train. Staff. Gila Economic Develop- ment Alliance. Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: $7.5K Mission Description: To fos- ter economic sustainability and quality of life in Grant County, New Mexico. Sub-award use: To facilitate Grant County's economic devel- opment by gathering data on re- gional demographics, economic statistics, employment info, etc. and displaying them on a website for public use. The Bike Works. Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: $9.1K Mission Description: The Bike Works exists to promote bi- cycling as a sustainable form of transportation in southweMern New Mexico through education. activities and events. The Bike Works also recognizes that cy- cling is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and creates the opportunity )'or children and adults to enjoy the benefits of riding a bicycle. Sub-award use: Increase number of work stations with tools for,public, use. Purchase software, training and equipment to enhance administrative and accounting systems. Leadership and organizational development. volunteer recruitment and man- agement. The Heartsong Center. Sil- ver City, Grant County - Award Amount: 59.6K Mission Description: The Heartsong Center for Integrative Wellness is a nonprofit organi- zation and healing center de- signed to offer dynamic healing on fundamental levels, special- izing in Brain States Technology and incorporating other sup- portive, alternative modalities as they emerge, administered by our professional staff in a relaxing, peaceful atmosphere. Sub-award use: Increase specialized staff training to ex- pand services to veterans in need. Community Resource Group, Catron County - Award Amount: $9K Mission Description: CRG is dedicated to the protection and improvement of the health. wellbeing, and quality of life of the residents of Catron County. Sub-awfird use: Staff devel- opment, workshop presentations. office equipment and web devel- opment. New Beginnings, Deming; Luna County - Award Amount: $10.2K Mission Description: Eradi- cate hopelessness among area residents (Luna County) by pro- viding a transitional home for women and their children. Sub-award use: Develop strategic and revenue plan, estab- lish effective accounting system, purchase office equipment and software, and pay short-term staLff salary for capacity building. Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Las Cruces. Hidalgo, Luna and Grant Counties - Award Amount: 56.7K Mission Description: Catholic Charities provides ser- vice to people in need. advocates for justice in social structures, and calls people of good will to do the ,game. We work with indi- viduals, families  and communi- ties to help them meet their needs. address their issues, and build a just and compassionate society. Sub-award use: Acquire and install computer equipment with client management software at six sites in Hidalgo, Luna and Grant counties and train local volun- teers to utilize equipment. Faith Community, Silver City, Grant County - Award Amount: 52K Mission Description: The mission of Faith Community is to provide an affordable continuum of care for senior residents of southwest New Mexico assuring appropriate services for all lev- els of care offered in a safe, stimu- lating and supportive environ- ment. Sub-award use: Retain ex- pert to assist with resource ,devel- opment and budget development. Beotheel Youth Association, Lordsburg, Hidalgo County - Award Amount: 56.7K Mission Description: To in- crease youths' positive social, personal and resiliency skills tn activities that support goal set- ting, leadership, team work, ser- vice and academic success. Sub-award use: To increase visibility in the community by purchasing building sign. To purchase an experiem, ia} iterac- five kit containing activities:for children that will enhance ser- vices in both the classroom set- ting and afterschool setting. The Spirit of Hidalgo, Lordsburg, Hidalgo County - Award Amount: $2.5K Mission Description: The Spirit of Hidalgo (Support, Power and lnspiratton, through Resources, Information, and Technology) is an emerging non- profit organization seekihg to support, empower, and inspire people, especially women, youth, and children, in Hidalgo County to make a positive difference m their own lives, for their families, and within their communities. We seek to help them feel able to make personal and community wide changes in issues such as genera- tional teen pregnancy, tradi- tional acceptance of domestic violence, and perpetual barriers to education and vocational sup- port. Sub-award use: Establish new organization with federal entities and set up administrative systems. LE( ;AL NOTI( ;E NOTICE OF AIR QUALITY PERMIT APPLICATION Rumco Crushing announces its intent to apply to the New Mexico Environment Department for an air quality permit for the construction of its gravel/rock crushing plant. The expected date of application submittal to the Air Quality Bureau is 8/6/10. This notice is a requirement according to New Mexico air quality regulations. The exact location of the facility is/will be in UTM Zone 12, UTM Easting 716739 and UTM Northing 3580482.The approximate location of this site is Eastbound 1-10 Mile marker 23 Lordsburg, NM in Hidalgo county. This facility estimates its maximum uantities of any regulated air contaminant to be: Tons per year 1. Total Suspended Particulate (TSP), 95 2. Nitrogen Oxides (NO.), 95 3. Carbon Monoxide (CO), 95 4. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), 95 5. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 50 6. Any one (1) Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP) 8 7. Sum of all Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) 23 The standard operating schedule of the plant will be during daylight hours only. The owner and/or operator of the Plant is: Tyler Reynvaan Rummel Construction Inc. 7520 E. Adobe Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85255 If you have any questions or comments about construction or operation of above facility, and want your comments to be made as a part of the permit review process, you must submit your comments in writing to the address below: Program Manager, New Source Review New Mexico Environment Department Air Quality Bureau 1301 Siler Road, Building B Santa Fe, NM 87507-3113 (505) 476-4300 Other comments and questionsmay be submitted verbally. Please refer to the company name and site name, as used in this notice or send a copy of this notice along with your comments, since the Department may not have received the permit application at the time of this notice. A6c The photo titled "Taking a Break" is from the Ivan HeRon Collection. Western NIVI' University Museum honors Vietnam veterans with exhibit ing Those Who Served" is the third exhibition in the series fol- lowing "The Korean War: Re- membering the Forgotten" and "Memories of World War II.'" Exhibition curators are ac- cepting contributions such as photography, unit yearbooks, newspapers or clippings and military medals from any Viet- nam vetegans, family members or friends. The exhibition is available for viewing from August 16 through November 15.. The opening reception vill be held on Saturday, August 21 at 10:00 a.m. Refreshments will be served. The exhibition is / Submitted by ABE VILLARREALIWNMU A local Swift Boat veteran will speak at the openmg of the new Western New Mexico Uni- versity. Museum exhibition. "Vietnam: Remembering Those Who Served" on August 21. 2010. John Paul (J.E) Jones served during the Vietnam War as a Swift Boat veteran and later was elected as Mayor of Silver City. He. along with the Vietnam Veterans of America. Chapter 358 Color Guard. will participate in the opening reception of the exhibi- tion at the WNMU Muse0m, The WNMU Museum is con- tinuing its theme of honoring lo- cal Grant County veterans through in-house developed ex- hibitions. "Vietnam: Remember- .nnauncemen[tf Anaiyah Grandma Cindy Escobar, Uncle JJ Escobar, Tia Estrella Mata. Uncle Lorenzo Mata and Auntie Jordon Mata are pleased to announce the arrival of Anaiyah Jaide Rojas. Anaiyah was born July t9. 2010 at Mountain View Medical Hospital in Las Cruces. NM at 3:32 p.m. She weighed in at 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 V2 inches long. She is the daughter of Brit- tany Rodriguez and Alonzo Rojas, Paternal grandparents are Jose and Cindy Mata. Maternal grandparents are Denise Mejia and Robert Rodriguez Jr. She is also welcomed home by a great grandmother, great-great grand- mother and many aunts, uncles and cousins. funded in part by student fees from the Associated Students of WNMU. The WNMU Museum is open Monday through Friday. from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To contribute items, please contact Phillip Cave. Acting Museum Assistant Director/ Honoring Our Local Veterans Exhibition Series Co-Curator at 575.538.6386 or, or John Berry, graduat e assistant/co-cu- rator at Foster, adoptive parents needed in New Mexico Submitted by CYFD let Marques prepare dinner. In Becoming a fosler or adop- addition to cooking, this helpful tive parent can makd a huge dif- young man enjoys reading, writ- ference tn the life of a child. Join us for an information meeting to be Rojas held this month of February in your area. Please call Ronny Diaz. CYFD Foster & Adoptive Parent Re- cruiter at (575) 434-5950 ext. 121 for more Marques information or visit us off the web at www.cyfd.o g. Se Habla Espanol Foster or Ado a New Mexico outh Name: Marques Age: 17 Grade: 11 th in the new school year Gender: Male Morn can take a night off and I We have all the tools to keep your Business .... an d out with friends and going to the mall. Marques is orga- nized and keeps his room tidy. He is in good health and likes to eat tacos and enchiladas. Marques does well in school with his IEP (Individual- ized Education Plan). He hopes to go to college and study language arts. He benefits from counseling, which may need to continue fol- lowing placement. His case- worker prefers a two-parent or a single-parent family willing to participate in a transitional plan prior to placement. For more information about adopting or fostering through the New Mexico Children. Youth and Families Department, please visit or call 1-800- 432-2075. ON TRACK & IN THEBLACK We offer. Pro00ssional Services for all aspects of your small business! 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