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HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 10.2010 3 SBDC Report Western InstitJte for lifelong learning By JOHN LAWSON The Western Institute for l.Melong Learning, better known as WILL, will inaugurate its ver- sion of the academic year 2010 - 2011 at a meeting and socialget- together on Thursday, September 9th at the Global Resources Cen- tel" of Western New Mexico Uni- versity. Members and prospec- tive members will have the op- portunity to sign up for courses that might interest them at the meeting that will begin at 5:00 p.m. WILL is an organization pri- marily for people at or near re.- tire;ment age although anyone can become a member'. The aim is to promote an active life by exercising the brain, the body and the social impulses of the mem- bers; and to contribute to the Grant County community. WILL has been supported by Western New Mexico University from its inception four years ago. It became an official part of the University last year. The organi- zation.is run by its member vol- unteers with the support of one paid staff member. There are ap- proximately 400 members of WI[ ,L, The courses offered by WILL Senior Citizens Lunch Menu Monday, September 13 Hamburger Macaroni Green Beans Corn Apricots Tuesday, September 14 Pigs in a Blanket Tater Tots Chu(.'kwagor/Blend Vegetable Fruit Cocktail Wednesday, September 15 Chicken Sandwich Cheerse & Tomato Black-Eye Peas Steamed Carrots w/Margarin Strawberry Shortcake Thursday, September 16 Bar B Que Pork Ribs Corn Broccoli WW Bread/Margarine Pear Cobbler Friday, SePtember 17 Sausage Pizza Spintch Salad/Dregsing Mixed Vegetables Pineapple i Peanut Butter Cookie ceer many different areas; arts. litrature, health, outdoor activi- tiG. history, games skills, mov- ie., cooking, the economy among seeral other. In each of those arts, the courses cover a wide vaiety. For example, in history, the,, will be a course on the de- fetters of Bataan in World War 11,t course on the historyof Huley and a course on Ancient Egpt. There will be a course on th international economy and tv courses in Spanish. one for bginners and one for more ad- vnced students. Senator Howie lorales will teach a course on. the pvernment of New Mexico. Iaere will be courses on Pilates nd another on T'ai Chi and one ,n playing Bridge. In all, there ill be sixty courses offered this emester. In addition to the courses offered to its members, WILL sponsors a series of one hour lec- tures that are open to the general public, The popular Lunch and Learn series will take place every Wednesday noon at room ABC of the Global Resources Center of the University campus from Sep- tember 15 ' to October 20 th. Lunch and Lea'n will feature lec- tures on ancient art. on the phe- nomena of weather on some of the characters who populate the history of Grant County, on Aldo Leopold, on the building of a suc- cessful local business and on the deadliest worldwide epidemic. the 1918 flu epidemic. WILL also joins with other non-profit !ocal organizations in sponsoring events such as the Gila River Festival, and the Fall Artists Lecture series where art- ists describe how and why they create their works of art. The Mimbres Regional Arts Council, Active and Alive and WNMU are organizations with which WILL cooperates. Finally, WILL sponsors oc- casional events for the commu- nity at large. One event will be a repeat of a very popular presen- tation by the astronomer. Gary Emerson. He will be presenting a tour of the planets. The event will be held October I st, There will be 75 tickets sold to this event and available at the WILL meeting on September 9 'h. Anyone mterested:irt joining WILL is invited to attend the So- ciat SignUp on September 9 . Additional information on WILL UPCOMING EVENTS HUGE SELECTION! Special (uest Minister Sunday, Setember 19 - 10:40 AM Bran Lynch Former pastor, Vlley View Community Church Lord's Livin00 Water Lighthouse . 807 Duncantwy (US70) Lordsburg Dre: is atwavs casual and on its various activities may be found on the web at http:// www.will-leming.com or by call- ing 575-538-6835. The Western New Mexico University Small Business Devel- opment Center (SBDC) offers as- sistance to entrepreneurs who are starting a business or wanting to expand an existing business. These services are available at no cost. Call 538-6320 for an ap- pointment with a business advi- sor. or email sbdc@wnmu.edu. The SBDC office is located on the second floor of the Besse-For- ward Global Resource Center on 12th Street. More information may be found at www.nmsbde.com/silvercity/ ihdex.html. Contact the SBDC office for information about these work- shops: September 16 - "How to Write a Marketing Plan" (pre- sented in Deming) September 27 - " Jour- ney to Financial Security" Cowboy Dinner, dance and auction to be held Sept. 18 The 2nd Annual Hidalgo County Cowboy Dinner. Dance and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, September 18, 2010 at the Animas Community Cen- t'er. The Cowboy Dinner is at 6:00pm (Dessert will be potluck - please bring your favorite!). The Dance will follow at 8:00pm with music by The Delk Band (West Camp Crew). A Silent Auction will be held thoughout the evening, ff you have a silent auc- tion item, please contact Bobbie Orphey at 575-544-1275 or bobbie4nm @hotmail.com. Please join us m honoring Rural Families, Rural Traditions Pre- serving Our Rural Heritage. Ev- eryone is welcome...your contri- bution will be your admission to the Cowboy Dinner and Dance. Make cheeks ayable to "GLGA" or cottttiute online at www. gilalivestoclgrwers.org. This event is sponsored by Women Involved in Farm Eco- nomics (WIFE), Hidalgo County Cattlegrowers and Tobosa Belles. Come out and enjoy good food, good friends and good music! I, Lloyd V. Payne. he'by announce my candidacy for re-election to Lhe office of Hidalgo 6unty Probate Judge. Lloyd V. Payne I, David A. Ramos, treby announce my candidacy to the office of County Commissiom Position 1. Your vote and support in the November 2. 2010 Gener Election will be appreciated. Thank You and Muchas Gracias. David A. Ramos I, Jody Hatch. hereb announce my Republican candidacy to the office of Hidalgo Countykssessor. Your votes of support are appreci- ated Jody Hatch 'I, Saturnino "Nino"cladero, would like to announce my Demo- cratic Candidacy for Hidgo County Sheriff. I have been the Under Sheriff for Hidalgo Couty for the past eight years. As a secondary career I am a Certified chool Bus Safety Inspector for the State of New Mexico since 199( performing School Bus Safety Inspections throughout the state. I hm been a Firearms Instructor since 194 and Hidalgo Count ERALD New Mexico PrOs Association Member Hidalgo County Heral (USPS =11 = 020697) is published weekly by Hida!lgo County Heralcn the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, 212 E. Motel Drive, S,te B, Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045-1948, 52 issues a year. Subcription rates vary. Subscription rate is $30 per year. Requests for:orrections and complaints concerning news and editorial content = the Hidalgo County Herald should be di- rected to the editor. Fr further information on the Hidalgo County Herald's approved grieance policies, readers may contact the pub- lisher. Any unsolicite, manuscripts become the property of the Hidalgo County HeralQnd will not be returned. All information con- tained herein is copyrinted 2010 by the Hidalgo County Herald. All photos/stories, unless;tated, are written by our staff POSTMAS- TER: Send address chnges to Hidalgo County Herald, 212 E. Mo- tel Drive, Suite B, LorGburg, NM 88045-1948. Periodicals Postage Paid at Lordsburg, Ne Mexico. 'UBLIsHER/EDITOR: Brenda Hood ADVERTENG MANAGER: Glenda Greene HONE: 575-542-8705 FAX: 575-542-8704 E-IIL hcherald@aznex.net Democrats discuss employment Hidalgo County Democratic Vice Chair Neomi Martinez Parra held a public event at her home last weekend, welcoming area candidates to discuss employment, education and small business. Above, Hidalgo County Democratic board members with Lt. Governor candidate Brian Colon. Below, young Democrats getting fired up with "Youth on the Move". Courtesy photos Continued from Page 1 Cancer support group Hidalgo County Health Consortium is offering a free on-line support group for thoe dealing with cancer or other medical needs. This support group offers support to survi- vors and careglvers or family and friends. The group leader is PLTC (people living through cancer) trained and is a survi- vor as well. Please email the following to chat or for more info: hidalgosurvivors group @yahoo.corn Diabetic Support Group Come join us and stay in- formed for either yourself, 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 10 am-llam in the HMS Confer- ence Room @ 530 E. Demoss Street, here in Lordsburg. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call Gloria Vargas @ (575)542-3047. Suicide prevention Suicide Prevention meetings are held the first Monday of each 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 to 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 P. Martinez, hereby declare my candidacy to the office of Hidalgo County Commissioner, Position 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 GeneralElection, November 2, 2010. I will honor your support with honesty and fairness. Nyla Dawn Walter I, Theodoro V. "Chopo" Castillo, hereby announce my candi- dacy to the office of Hidalgo County Assessor. Your support in the November General Electionwill be very much appreciated. Theodoro V. Castillo paid by candidates month at the Hidalgo Complex in Lordsburg at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. AA/NM Meetings Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held on Monday at 3 p.m. at the Kokopelli Office and on Satur- day at 7 p.m. at the First Meth- odist Church Narcotics Anony- mous (NA) meetings are held Mondays at 5 p.m., yVednesdays at 3 p.m. and ThurSdays at 1 1 a.m. at Kokopelli nd on Sat- / urdays at 5:30 p.m.at the First Methodist Church. Bor more in- formauon contact Kokopelli at 575-542-3304. Event listings Have your upcoming event listed in the Hidalgo County Her- ald by calling 575.542.8705 or emailing it to hcherald @ aznex.net. PIERCIBE Located inside the Cottage House, 214 E. 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