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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER26,2014 l.:;t. Clair Winery receives grant to promote chile wines, New Mexico jobs UPCOMING EVENTS Submitted by ST. CLAIR WIN- ERY/Deming U.S. Senator Tom Udall, a member of the Senate Appro- [:: priations Sub- the company's full range of fine wine varieties has been a vital economic driver for Luna County committee on Agriculture and Rural De- velopment, visited St. Clair Winery in Deming ear- lier this month and an- nounced a $50,000 grant to help expand production of the winery's unique Hatch chile-infused wines in order to promote New Mexico's agricultural in- dustry. Florent Lescombe,s, Vice President of St. Clair Winery, the family-owned company that pro- duces Hatch Chile Wines, said that the popularity of the spicy wines along with the growth in. Senator Udall asks Production Manager Carrie Gurule about the process for harvesting wine grapes. and' the State of New Mexico. "We use the best Hatch Valley red and green chile to make these wines, and bottle them here at our winery in Deming," Lescombes Overall decrease in drug overdoses in NM reported Continued from Page I substance abuse treatment. in New Mexico, exceeding both Another critical public falls and motor vehicle crashes, health effort to reduce deaths Since 2006, deaths involving from opioid abuse, whether prescription opioids have been from heroin or pharmaceutical said. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Department of Agricultures Ru- ral Development Value-Added Producer Grant program, which helps agricultural producers like St. Clair Winery grow their busi- nesses and sup- port economic growth and de- velopment in ru- ral communities. St. Clair Winery iS a divi- sion of South- west Wines, which offers. wine under sev- eral labels, in- cluding DH Lescombes, St. Clair, Blue Teal" Vineyards, and several specialty wines--including Hatch Chile Wines. Although all of the wine is produced in Deming, New Mexico, it's also available in many New Mexico locations, including the St. Clair Winery and Bistro locations in Albuquer- que, Las Cruces and Farmington, as well as a tasting room at the winery in Deming. Many of the wines are now sold nationally and are also available online at You can also find out more about Hatch Chile Wines at the largest category of total drug overdose deaths. The total quantity of prescription opioid pain relievers dispensed fell by 12% from 2011 to 2013, after rising steadily from 2006 to 2011. The Centers l%r Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend prevention steps in- cluding the use of state prescrip- tion drug monitoring programs; educating health care providers and the public about prescrip- opioids, has been expanded use www.ha`tchchile of the drug naloxone (Narcan)IE,C,LADA] to reverse overdoses. New Mexico has been working on all of these areas. For information on pre- scription opioid safety visit: ibeb/pos/; for information on the DOH Harm Reduction Pro- gram visit: about/phd/idb/hrp/. You can also find New Mexico substance abuse data and statistics at: http:/ SALE Green Enchiladas, Beans, Rice Salad & Dessert $7tPlate, Pick up or Delivery Wednesday, Oct. 1 11 AM to 5 PM 801 E. 'C' Street, Lordsburg (Lillie Escobar Residence) To order call 542-8551 or tion drug misuse, abuse and sui- / 575413-2876 cide; and increasing access to sap/ Benefi.__....t fo...r NIN0 MADERO Is Yo u r Hea lth at Risk? Heart Disease, Stroke, Cancer... Learn if you are at risk with the RightPath Health Screening Options: CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENINGS Heart Ultrasound Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Screen (Cartoid Artery Ultrasound) Thyroid, Ultrasound Peripheral Arterial Disease ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUND SCREENINGS Liver Kidney Gallbladder Pancreas Spleen (PAD) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm I ALL 11 screenings for only $200.00 PLUS...Blood Pressure, Pulse and Blood Oxygen Saturation Level are included FREE with all health screenings Thursday, October 2, 2014 Lordsburg Chamber of Commerce 206 Main Street, Lordsburg Appointment Necessary/ Call 1-800-770-0240, htm Continued from Page 1 Dutch Oven Cook-Off Into Dutch Oven cooking? Come to Discover Hidalgo on October 18 and show your stuff! We are hosting a Dutch Oven cook-off featuring main dishes. For more information, call 575- 538-8446 or 575-590-1432. Team Kids Team Kids youth group will be meeting every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lordsburg, corner of 3 rd and Animas Streets, beginning September10, 2014. Team Kids is open to kids grads 1-6. Variety Sh0w Discover Hidalgo is hosting a Variety Show at the Discover Hidalgo Day on Saturday, Octo- ber 18. If you have something 'to show off, br!ng it to the Varfet'y .Show! Songs, poems, a skit, a magic trick, juggling, if your dOE does a trick-anything that is Fam- ily-Friendly- come and entertain us on October 18th at the Hidalgo County Fairgrounds! For more information, call Bill Cavaliere at 520-558-2580. Costume contest Don't forget about the Hal- loween Costume contest at the Discover Hidalgo Event on Oc- tober 18th! Zumba classes As part of the DTMS after school program, Zumba classes are being offered by certified in- structor Francis Paul in the DTMS Cafeteria Monday through Thursday at 5 and 6 p.m. The classes are for all levels of expe- rience. The classes are free, but donations are accepted and ap- plied to the Principals' accounts to help with supplies and field trips not covered by the regular school budget. BYA Sept. activities The BYA will be open the last two Thursdays of September from 4-8 for movies, pizza and Project Venture Activities! Come watch a movie on our huge movie "like" screen in high definition. Southside Elementary School. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. AI-Anon Bayard A1-Anon. 6 p.m. at the New Church of the Southwest Desert (1300 N. Bennett behind Food Basket in Silver City) until further notice. Meets Wednes- days. 575-313-7094 Literacy Program The Hidalgo County Lit- eracy Program (HCLP) offers 1- to-I/class tutoring for basic read- ing, language, math and com- puter skills. HCLP also offers tu- torin'g in English Second Lan- guage (ESL) and pre-GED/GED prep. Office location is 317 E. 4 th St., Ste. B. Entrance to HCLP is located off the alley, second door to the right. Contact Program Di- rector, Sherri Arredondo at 575- 313-7738 or 575-542-9407, email Water Aerobics Active and Alive Water Aero- bics will be held at the Comfort Inn on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Wednesday Bible Study The Church of Christ (5  & Pyramid) has started Wednesday Bible study again at 1 p.m. The study hour is open to men and women. For more information contact Karen McDonald at 575- 313-5963 or Lindy Kerr at 575- 538-8446. Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Hot Steppers Aerobics class is held at 6:15 PM at Central Elementary School on Tuesday and Wednes- day. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Line Dancing The Crooked Halos ad- vanced line dance group is meets at the Senior Citizens Center from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday evenings. The Sassy Sunflowers beginning line dance group is meets at the Senior Citizen's Center from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. every Wednesday morn- ing. Bring your water and come join in the fun for some low im- pact exercise, good music and fun! It's free and no experience is necessary. For more information call Fabiola Cano 575-542-2356. Emergency food boxes Emergency Food Boxes are available to families in need at La Frontera NM, located at 332"E Motel Dr in Lordsburg. To get a box, stop in anytime Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 noon. For more information about this or other food programs in Hidalgo County, call Christy at 520-507-0455. 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. AA/NA Meetings Alcoholics Anon.ymous (AA) meetings are held on Wednesdays from 8-9 PM at 1036 E. Motel Drive and Fridays at noon at La Frontera in Lordsburg. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings are held on Saturdays from 5:30-6:30 PM at the First Methodist Church. For more information call 575.542.8115 or 575.654.6698. Veteran photos The Hidalgo County Herald is currently accepting photos of veterans to be added to our exist- ing database of more than 300 photos. If you or your loved one was not included in the 2005 col- lection of photos, please bring your photo to the Herald on Mon- days from 9 to 2 or Tuesdays from 9 to 5 p.m. You will also need to provide branch of armed forces served and war or conflict the vet- eran served in, if applicable. If you are unsure whether or not the photo is on file, call 575-542- 8705. Listing your event Have your Upcoming event listed in the Hidalgo County Her- ald by calling 575.542.8705 or emailing it to hcherald@ Fit Camp ,,.,., 24 F, iL)pr,,botramp tYle exercise group, is held Mo0- -day-Friday from 6 to 7 p,m,.at the R.V.T. Cafeteria. The free classes are open to the public. For more information contact Fabiola Cano at 575-542-2356. HMS collecting glasses Hidalgo Medical Services is currently accepting eye glasses that are no longer being used. They will be recycled for needy patients. If you would like to do- nate, drop them off at the Family Support Department at HMS. Democratic meeting The Hidalgo County Demo- cratic Party will be holding their monthly meetings at the James H. Baxter Civic Center, 313 E. 4th Street, on the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Meeting daes are September 11, October 9, November 13 and December 11, 2014. For mor einformation call 575 542-8087. Walking group A walking group will be meeting Mondays and Wednes- days from 9 to 10 AM at the LHS Football Field and on Tuesday and Thursdays from 5 to 6 p.m. at AMMO! are now takin9 order" s for $20 Mums