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6 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010 Parents listen as Mrs. Alysha Wagley explains about her Senior English class. AHS hosts Open House September 13 By ELIZABETFI RICHINSI the Animas High School hosted Hidalgo County Herald an Open House in the high shool On Monday, September 13, building. Parents were invited to Mr.Tyke Trotter takes time to talk with parents during the Open House. come and sit in on their children's classes and listen to their teach- ers and how they did things. They were able to ask ques- tions and really get a feel for how their kids were taught and what they were learning about. The parents were given copies of their kids' schedules and ro- tated classrooms, just like their child would on a normal school day. National Honor Society stu- dents helped usher and direct people to different classrooms. Overall, it was a successful night and parents seemed to enjoy the information they were able to receive. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Submitted by EL REFUGIO Oommemorated since 1987, this month "attempts to raise awareness of efforts to end vio- lence against women and their children. The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project is a collaborative effort of the Na- tional Resource Center on Do- mestic Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Coa- lition Against Domestic Violence, National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Following a proclamation that has been signed by LordsbuVg/ " Mayor Frank Rodriguez making the designa- tion. WHEREAS, home should be a place of warmth, unconditional love, tranquility, and security. Tragically, for many Americans, these are blessings that are tar- nished by violence and fear. WHEREAS, according to the Department of Justice; ap- proximately 95% of the victims Raffle winners announced The winners of . the fundraising, raffle held for Sarah Atilano and Kayla Gonzalez' Capital One trip were: 1 '' Place: Frank Contreras (LHS autographed football hel- met) 2 "a Place: Danny & Donna Tarango (3 Maverick shirts & Maverick sweatshirt) 3 a Place: David Escobar (Ice chest filled with sodas). Winning tickets were drawn by Brenda Hood at the Hidalgo County Herald. 18 yecws.ctgo ct [tt[e cr[ WOs I.t'n; 9t'e ttp to be a. nmgntflcent da,ttq[t- tel'. I'n t so pt:oud o|' [[ you l-ctce ctccomp[slmd! The best s yet to conm. of domestic violence are women. Nationally, 4,000,000 women a year are assaulted by their part- ners. Every day at least four women are murdered by boy- friends or husbands. Approxi- mately 70% of men who batter their partners either sexually or physically abuse their children. In New Mexico, 1 in 4 adults are victims of Domestic Violence in their lifetime (Survey of Violence Victimization, 2006). In 2008, reports from law enforcement in New Mexico iden- tified 22,286 domesticffiolence incidents perpetratei upon 17,487 victims. There were 17,457 new clients served by 27 domestic violence service provid- ers across the state; 9,243 were adult victims, 6,095 children, and 2,119 offenders. In New Mexico, there were 3,184 children present at the scene of domestic violence incidents, as reported by la'w en- forcement, and half of the chil- dren who witnessed these inci- dents were 12 years and under (NM Interpersonal Violence Data Central Repository, July 2008). Domestic violence is often hid- den and 'goes under-reported in rural, isolated areas, ,yet E1 Refugio's Victim Advocacy De- partment provided services to 512 adult and children victims of domestic violence (increase); 47 sexual assault victims which in- clude 13 rape calls; and 26 child victims of sexual abuse. A total of 258 domestic violence crisis calls were received. Counseling services supported 30 victims of sexual assault (19 adult/11 chil- dren), and the emergency shel- ter provided 2,494 meals and served a total of 2,271 nights to 43 women and 40 children (July 2009-June 2010). WHEREAS, women are not the only targets; men, young chil- dren and' the elderly also are counted among the victims, and sadly, emotional scars are often permanent, WHEREAS, a coordinated community response to domestic violence has been a commitment by a coalition of organizations as an important step in creating an. environment where domestic vio- lence is no longer tolerated. A Coordinated Community Re- sponse includes law enforcement, prosecution, victim advocacy, dome'stic violence shelters, schools, health care providers, the clergy, medical and mental health agencies and other concerned agencies and citizens in an effort prevent domestic violence. We must recognize these volunteers and professionals and applaud their efforts to increase under- standing, awareness, justice and healing of this local and nation- wide problem. NOW THEREFORE, We, City of Lordshurg, hereby pro- claim the month of October, 2010 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and urg e all citizens to observe this month by becoming aware of the tragedy of domestic violence, supporting those who are working toward its end, make a personal commitment to be "A Voice and Advocate Against Vio- lence" and to participate in com- munity efforts to end violence. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, have here unto set my hand and caused the official seal of Grant County to be affixed this "24 th day of September, 2010. Mayor Frank Rodriguez Silver City's 14th annual 'Weekend at the Galleries' slated for Oct. 8-11 Courtesy submission chef and Seedboat Curator, This Columbus Day week- Marcia Smith, and volunteer end, the town of Silver City in chefs from the MRAC Cuisine southwestern New Mexico will Team. Signature wines from St. be the place to discover the best Clair Winery will be available in local art, as nearly two dozen for purchase, as will beer from galleries open their doors for the local microbrewery High Desert 14th annual "Weekend at the Brewery. The BrewHaHa will Galleries" (WAG) - October 8 take place from 5 p:m. to 8 through-I 1. p.m. on Friglay at the Seedboat Sponsored by the Mimbres Center for the Arts' located at Region Arts Council (MRAC) of 214 West Yankie St. in Silver Grant County, art at the event City. is centered around the theme, Visitors on Friday can pur- "the Sound of Art," and will for chase art by regional artists and sale at 22 galleries including the listen to gypsy-jazz style music newly opened Seedboat Center by Almazazz. Two and three di- for the Arts. mensional artwork from local "There is such beautiful and artists - both representational thought provoking, work - it's and abstract pieces - are centered obvious the artists and gallery around the "Sound of Art" owners have worked very hard theme and are available for pur- to showcase the best for the chase at $200 or less. Almazazz event," said MRAC Director rhythm guitarist, Renee Faye McCalmopt. "There is a Whipple, will also be display- festive atmosphere and a cama- ing her sculptural tin art and raderie amongst the attendees as Day of the Dead pieces at the they stroll the historic district. BrewHaHa. You can feel the fun and excite- Then, beginning on Satur- ment as you begin to appreciate day, October 9 and continoing the amazing amount of creativ- the rest of the weekend, 22 gal- ity surrounding you." leries will participate in the an- The weekend-long events nual studio openings. Several kick off on Friday, October 8 participating galleries will pro- with the "BrewHaHa" featuring vide food and music as well as more than 50 dishes and hors special art shows, during the d'oeuvres prepared by gourmet weekend. Helldorado Days celebration to be held Oct. 15-17 On Friday, Oct. 15th, Satur- For more information con- day, Oct. 16rh & Sunday Oct. tact Pat Kelly at (520) 457-3451 17th, Historic Tombstone will be or Bronco Bill at (520) 457-3511 celebrating the 81st Annual or go to the Helldorado website Helldorado Days, on Historic a t Allen Street. R will be three ac- www'TmbstneHelldradDays'cm tion packed days of gun fighting, music and dancing entertainment for the entire family. Heldorado is one of Arizona's largest annual events, and it is 2nd longest running event next to the Academy Awards. Parade will take place on Historic Allen Street starting at 6th & Allen Streets and conclud- ing at 3rd & Allen Streets. So pards, put on your cowboys duds and come to Tombstone to cel- ebrate "Helldorado". The Art of Lois Duffy Gal- lery will host an event on Sat- urday from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. where two local musicians will interpret a painting by Duffy. Duffy will also display bro- chures from the past 14 years of WAG at her gallery. All re- maining galleries will also be open from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., some of which will be serving hors d'oeuvres and have live music. This year, art lovers will re- ceive a free "Dance Card" to be stamped at every gallery they visit. When the card is com- pleted, visitors will be regis- tered for a drawing to win gift certificates towards the purchase of a one-of-a-kind piece of'fine art. The drawing will take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 11 at the Seedboat Center for the Arts. Registrants do not need to be present to win. Participating galleries will be open during the weekend for the gallery walks at the follow- ing times and dates: from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 8; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oc- tober 9; from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 10 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 1l. Gal- lerY visits are free." Tickets for the BrewHaHa are $12 and are available: online at www.mimbresarts.erg; at the MRAC Office located inside the Wells Fargo Bank Building in Silver City at 1201 Pope St.; by calling (575) 538-2505 or 888-758-7289; or at the door. For more information about any of the Weekend at the Galler- ies events or to download a WAG brochure, visit http:// www.mimbresarts.org/ WAG.html. HYRA to host SW NM Finals October 16 The Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association (HYRA) is hosting the Southwest New Mexico Finals (a competition of youth rodeo organizations) oOctober 16, 2010 at the Hidalgo County Fair- grounds. This will be an all-day com- petition of 5 teams: Lordsburg, Deming, Silver City, Reserve and Las Cruces. Each team will con- sist of 24 members. The rbdeo begins at 8:30 with a grand entry. There will be a trade show (you may insert some of the items from the flyer if you want to), food vendors and a free dance spon- sored by the San Simon FFA. Ad- mission is FREE! Come support local youth, enjoy great food and do some Christmas shopping. Call 575- 436-2611 for more information or a vendor application. THANK YOU, NYLA WALTER VOTE Nueve prepared to perform Dennis Nofchissey, owner of Native Star presents, is pictured above with Nueve, of Lordsburg, who will be performing on Saturday at the Graham County Fairgrounds with Baby Bash.The Gregg Rolie Band, aka Santana, will hit the stage Friday evening and will be signing autographs following their performance. According to Nofchissey, there are still regular tickets and VlP tickets available for both shows. See ad on Page 10 for ticket information. I I ------Lunah Speaials----- Hambu,rqer _0o00. oR 10 urrlfo $/t99 and 16 OZ Orinl00 "-J[ Open Monday-Friday 6 AM -2 PM i00i0000iffbw .00RN The devil and his demons hate us; we don't like them either! Lord's Living Water Lighthouse Dressis 807 Duncan Highway (US 70) - Lordsburg ~(575) 590-0143 ~ Sunday Morning Service' 10:40 AM always casual! 6 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2010 Parents listen as Mrs. Alysha Wagley explains about her Senior English class. AHS hosts Open House September 13 By ELIZABETFI RICHINSI the Animas High School hosted Hidalgo County Herald an Open House in the high shool On Monday, September 13, building. Parents were invited to Mr.Tyke Trotter takes time to talk with parents during the Open House. come and sit in on their children's classes and listen to their teach- ers and how they did things. They were able to ask ques- tions and really get a feel for how their kids were taught and what they were learning about. The parents were given copies of their kids' schedules and ro- tated classrooms, just like their child would on a normal school day. National Honor Society stu- dents helped usher and direct people to different classrooms. Overall, it was a successful night and parents seemed to enjoy the information they were able to receive. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Submitted by EL REFUGIO Oommemorated since 1987, this month "attempts to raise awareness of efforts to end vio- lence against women and their children. The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project is a collaborative effort of the Na- tional Resource Center on Do- mestic Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Coa- lition Against Domestic Violence, National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Following a proclamation that has been signed by LordsbuVg/ " Mayor Frank Rodriguez making the designa- tion. WHEREAS, home should be a place of warmth, unconditional love, tranquility, and security. Tragically, for many Americans, these are blessings that are tar- nished by violence and fear. WHEREAS, according to the Department of Justice; ap- proximately 95% of the victims Raffle winners announced The winners of . the fundraising, raffle held for Sarah Atilano and Kayla Gonzalez' Capital One trip were: 1 '' Place: Frank Contreras (LHS autographed football hel- met) 2 "a Place: Danny & Donna Tarango (3 Maverick shirts & Maverick sweatshirt) 3 a Place: David Escobar (Ice chest filled with sodas). Winning tickets were drawn by Brenda Hood at the Hidalgo County Herald. 18 yecws.ctgo ct [tt[e cr[ WOs I.t'n; 9t'e ttp to be a. nmgntflcent da,ttq[t- tel'. I'n t so pt:oud o|' [[ you l-ctce ctccomp[slmd! The best s yet to conm. of domestic violence are women. Nationally, 4,000,000 women a year are assaulted by their part- ners. Every day at least four women are murdered by boy- friends or husbands. Approxi- mately 70% of men who batter their partners either sexually or physically abuse their children. In New Mexico, 1 in 4 adults are victims of Domestic Violence in their lifetime (Survey of Violence Victimization, 2006). In 2008, reports from law enforcement in New Mexico iden- tified 22,286 domesticffiolence incidents perpetratei upon 17,487 victims. There were 17,457 new clients served by 27 domestic violence service provid- ers across the state; 9,243 were adult victims, 6,095 children, and 2,119 offenders. In New Mexico, there were 3,184 children present at the scene of domestic violence incidents, as reported by la'w en- forcement, and half of the chil- dren who witnessed these inci- dents were 12 years and under (NM Interpersonal Violence Data Central Repository, July 2008). Domestic violence is often hid- den and 'goes under-reported in rural, isolated areas, ,yet E1 Refugio's Victim Advocacy De- partment provided services to 512 adult and children victims of domestic violence (increase); 47 sexual assault victims which in- clude 13 rape calls; and 26 child victims of sexual abuse. A total of 258 domestic violence crisis calls were received. Counseling services supported 30 victims of sexual assault (19 adult/11 chil- dren), and the emergency shel- ter provided 2,494 meals and served a total of 2,271 nights to 43 women and 40 children (July 2009-June 2010). WHEREAS, women are not the only targets; men, young chil- dren and' the elderly also are counted among the victims, and sadly, emotional scars are often permanent, WHEREAS, a coordinated community response to domestic violence has been a commitment by a coalition of organizations as an important step in creating an. environment where domestic vio- lence is no longer tolerated. A Coordinated Community Re- sponse includes law enforcement, prosecution, victim advocacy, dome'stic violence shelters, schools, health care providers, the clergy, medical and mental health agencies and other concerned agencies and citizens in an effort prevent domestic violence. We must recognize these volunteers and professionals and applaud their efforts to increase under- standing, awareness, justice and healing of this local and nation- wide problem. NOW THEREFORE, We, City of Lordshurg, hereby pro- claim the month of October, 2010 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and urg e all citizens to observe this month by becoming aware of the tragedy of domestic violence, supporting those who are working toward its end, make a personal commitment to be "A Voice and Advocate Against Vio- lence" and to participate in com- munity efforts to end violence. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, have here unto set my hand and caused the official seal of Grant County to be affixed this "24 th day of September, 2010. Mayor Frank Rodriguez Silver City's 14th annual 'Weekend at the Galleries' slated for Oct. 8-11 Courtesy submission chef and Seedboat Curator, This Columbus Day week- Marcia Smith, and volunteer end, the town of Silver City in chefs from the MRAC Cuisine southwestern New Mexico will Team. Signature wines from St. be the place to discover the best Clair Winery will be available in local art, as nearly two dozen for purchase, as will beer from galleries open their doors for the local microbrewery High Desert 14th annual "Weekend at the Brewery. The BrewHaHa will Galleries" (WAG) - October 8 take place from 5 p:m. to 8 through-I 1. p.m. on Friglay at the Seedboat Sponsored by the Mimbres Center for the Arts' located at Region Arts Council (MRAC) of 214 West Yankie St. in Silver Grant County, art at the event City. is centered around the theme, Visitors on Friday can pur- "the Sound of Art," and will for chase art by regional artists and sale at 22 galleries including the listen to gypsy-jazz style music newly opened Seedboat Center by Almazazz. Two and three di- for the Arts. mensional artwork from local "There is such beautiful and artists - both representational thought provoking, work - it's and abstract pieces - are centered obvious the artists and gallery around the "Sound of Art" owners have worked very hard theme and are available for pur- to showcase the best for the chase at $200 or less. Almazazz event," said MRAC Director rhythm guitarist, Renee Faye McCalmopt. "There is a Whipple, will also be display- festive atmosphere and a cama- ing her sculptural tin art and raderie amongst the attendees as Day of the Dead pieces at the they stroll the historic district. BrewHaHa. You can feel the fun and excite- Then, beginning on Satur- ment as you begin to appreciate day, October 9 and continoing the amazing amount of creativ- the rest of the weekend, 22 gal- ity surrounding you." leries will participate in the an- The weekend-long events nual studio openings. Several kick off on Friday, October 8 participating galleries will pro- with the "BrewHaHa" featuring vide food and music as well as more than 50 dishes and hors special art shows, during the d'oeuvres prepared by gourmet weekend. Helldorado Days celebration to be held Oct. 15-17 On Friday, Oct. 15th, Satur- For more information con- day, Oct. 16rh & Sunday Oct. tact Pat Kelly at (520) 457-3451 17th, Historic Tombstone will be or Bronco Bill at (520) 457-3511 celebrating the 81st Annual or go to the Helldorado website Helldorado Days, on Historic a t Allen Street. R will be three ac- www'TmbstneHelldradDays'cm tion packed days of gun fighting, music and dancing entertainment for the entire family. Heldorado is one of Arizona's largest annual events, and it is 2nd longest running event next to the Academy Awards. Parade will take place on Historic Allen Street starting at 6th & Allen Streets and conclud- ing at 3rd & Allen Streets. So pards, put on your cowboys duds and come to Tombstone to cel- ebrate "Helldorado". The Art of Lois Duffy Gal- lery will host an event on Sat- urday from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. where two local musicians will interpret a painting by Duffy. Duffy will also display bro- chures from the past 14 years of WAG at her gallery. All re- maining galleries will also be open from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., some of which will be serving hors d'oeuvres and have live music. This year, art lovers will re- ceive a free "Dance Card" to be stamped at every gallery they visit. When the card is com- pleted, visitors will be regis- tered for a drawing to win gift certificates towards the purchase of a one-of-a-kind piece of'fine art. The drawing will take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 11 at the Seedboat Center for the Arts. Registrants do not need to be present to win. Participating galleries will be open during the weekend for the gallery walks at the follow- ing times and dates: from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 8; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oc- tober 9; from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on October 10 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 1l. Gal- lerY visits are free." Tickets for the BrewHaHa are $12 and are available: online at www.mimbresarts.erg; at the MRAC Office located inside the Wells Fargo Bank Building in Silver City at 1201 Pope St.; by calling (575) 538-2505 or 888-758-7289; or at the door. For more information about any of the Weekend at the Galler- ies events or to download a WAG brochure, visit http:// www.mimbresarts.org/ WAG.html. HYRA to host SW NM Finals October 16 The Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association (HYRA) is hosting the Southwest New Mexico Finals (a competition of youth rodeo organizations) oOctober 16, 2010 at the Hidalgo County Fair- grounds. This will be an all-day com- petition of 5 teams: Lordsburg, Deming, Silver City, Reserve and Las Cruces. Each team will con- sist of 24 members. The rbdeo begins at 8:30 with a grand entry. There will be a trade show (you may insert some of the items from the flyer if you want to), food vendors and a free dance spon- sored by the San Simon FFA. Ad- mission is FREE! Come support local youth, enjoy great food and do some Christmas shopping. Call 575- 436-2611 for more information or a vendor application. THANK YOU, NYLA WALTER VOTE Nueve prepared to perform Dennis Nofchissey, owner of Native Star presents, is pictured above with Nueve, of Lordsburg, who will be performing on Saturday at the Graham County Fairgrounds with Baby Bash.The Gregg Rolie Band, aka Santana, will hit the stage Friday evening and will be signing autographs following their performance. According to Nofchissey, there are still regular tickets and VlP tickets available for both shows. See ad on Page 10 for ticket information. I I ------Lunah Speaials----- Hambu,rqer _0o00. oR 10 urrlfo $/t99 and 16 OZ Orinl00 "-J[ Open Monday-Friday 6 AM -2 PM i00i0000iffbw .00RN The devil and his demons hate us; we don't like them either! Lord's Living Water Lighthouse Dressis 807 Duncan Highway (US 70) - Lordsburg ~(575) 590-0143 ~ Sunday Morning Service' 10:40 AM always casual! 6 HIDALGO COUNTY HERAkD FgIDAY, OCTOBER I, 2010 Parents listen as Mrs. Alysha Wagley explains about her Senior EngSsh class. AHS hosts Open House September 13 By ELIZABETH RICHINS/ the Animas High School hosted come and sit in on their children's Hidalgo Count/HeraM an Open House in the high sCbeol classes and listen to their teach- On Monday, September 13, building. Parents were invited to ers and how they did things They were able to ask ques- tions and really get a feel for how their kids were taught and what they were learning about, The parents were given copies of their kids' schedules and ro- tated classrooms, just like their child would on a normal school day. National Honor Society stu dents helped usher and direct people to different classrooms. Overall, it was a successful night and,parents seemed to mljoy the Mr.TykeTrottertakesflmetotalkwlth parents flurlng the Open information they were able to House. ' receive. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month Submitted by EL REFUGIO of domestic violence are women, 2og9-June 2010). Oommemorated since 1987, this month attempts to raise awareness of efforts to end vio- lence against women and their childn. The Domestic Violence Awareness Month Project is a collaborative effort of the Na- tional Resource Center on Oo- mesbe Violence, Family Violence Prevention Fund, National Coa- lition Against Domestic Violence, National Domestic Violence Hodine and the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Following a proclamation that has been signed by Lordsbetg Mayor Frank Rodriguez making the designa- tion, WHEREAS, home should be a place of wmth, unconditional love, tranquility, and security. Tragically. for many Americans, these are blessings that are tar- nished by violence and fear. WHEREAS, according to the Department of Justice, ap proximately 95% of the victims Raffle winners announced The winners of the thndraising, raffle held for Sarah Atilano and Kayla Gonzalez' Capital One trip were: I '1 Place: Frank Contreras (LHS autographed football hel- met) 2 od Place: Danny & Donna Tarango (3 Maverick shirts & Maverick sweatshirt) 3 'a Place: David Escob (Ice chest filled with sodas). Winning tickets were drawn by Brenda Hood at the Hidalgo County Herald. Nationally, 4,000,000 women a year are assaulted by their part- ners. Every day at least four women are murdered by boy- friends or husbands. Approxi- mately 70% of men who batter their partners either sexually or physically abuse their children. In New Mexico, 1 in 4 adults are victims of Domestic Violence in their lifetime (Survey of Violence Victimization, 2006). In 2008. reports from law en fircement in New Mexico iden tined 22,286 donlestic, violence incidents perpetratel upon 17,487 victims. There were 17.457 new clients se,ed by 27 domestic violence service provid- ers across the state; 9,243 were adult victims, 6,095 children, and 2,119 offenders. In New Mexico, there were 3,184 children present at the scene of domestic violence incidents, as reported by law en- forcement, and half of the chil- dren who witnessed these inth dents were 12 years and under (NM Interpersonal Violence Data Central Repository, July 2O08). Domestic violence is often hid den and goes under-reported in rural, isolated areas, .yet El Refugio's Victim Advocacy De pertinent provided services to 512 adult and children victims of domestic violence (increase); 47 sexual assault victims which in- clude 13 rape calls; and 26 child victims of xual abuse. A total of 258 domestic violence crisis cars were received. Counseling services supported 30 victims of sexual assault (19 adug/l I chil- dren), and the emergency shel- ter provided 2,494 meals and seed a total of 2,271 nights to 43 women and 40 children (July WHEREAS, women are not the only targets; men, young chil- dren and'the elderly also are counted among the victims, and sadly, emotional scars are often permanent. WHEREAS, a coordinated community response to domestic violence has been a commitment by a coalition of organizations as an important step in creating an. environment where domestic vio- lence is no longer tolerated. A Coordinated Community Re sponse includes law enforcement, prosecution, victim advocacy, domestic violence shelters, schools, health care providers, the clergy, medical and mental health agencies and other concerned agencies and citizens in all effort to prevent domestic violence. Wc ust recognize these volunteers and professionals and applaud their en'orts to increase under- standing awareness, justice and healing of this local and nation wide problem. NOW THEREFORE, EVe, City of Lordsburg, hereby pro- claim tle month of October, 2010 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and urge afi citizens to observe this month by becoming aware of the tragedy of domestic violence, supporting those who are working toward its end, make a permnal commitment to be "A Voice and Advocate Against Vio- lence" and m participate in com- munity efforts to end violence. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, |, have here unto set my hand and caused the official seal of Grant County to be affixed this 24" day of September, 2010. Mayor Frank Rodriguez Nov. 2 Silver City's 14th annual 'Weekend at the Galleries' slated for Oct. 8-11 Courtesy submission This Columbus Day week- end. the town of Silver City in southwestern New Mexico will be the place to discover the best in local art, as nearly two dozen galleries open their doors for the 14th annual "Weekend at the Galleries" (WAG) - October 8 through 11. Sponsored by the Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC) of Grant County, art at the event is centered around the theme, "the Sound of Art," and will for sale at 22 galleries including the newly opened Seedboat Center thr the Arts. "There is such beautiful and thought provoking, work it's obvious the artists and gallery owners have worked very hard to showcase the best for the event," said MRAC Director Faye McCalmopt. "There is a festive atmosphere and a cama- raderie amongst the attendees as they stroll the historic district. You can feel the tun and excite- ment as you begin to appreciate the amazing anmunt of creativ- ity surrounding you." The weekend-long events kick off on Friday, October 8 with the "BrewHaHa" featuring more than 50 dishes and hers d'oeuvres prepared by gourmet chef and Seedboat Curator, Marcia Smith. and volunteer chefs from the MRAC Cuisine Team. Signature wines from St. Clair Winery will be available for purchase, as will beer from local microbrewery High Desert Brewery. The BrewHaHa will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on FriOay at the Seedboat Center for the Arts located at 214 West Yankie St. in Silver City. Visitors on Friday can pur- chase art by regional artists and listen to gypsy-jazz style music by Almazazz. Two and three di- mensional artwork from local artists - both representational and abstract pieces - are centered around the "Sound of Art" theme and a available for pur- chase at $200 or less. Almazazz rhythm guitarist, Renee Whipple, will also be display- ing her sculptural tin art and Day of the Dead pieces at the BrewHaHa. Then, beginning on Satur- day, October 9 and continlging the st of the weekend, 22 gal- leries will participate in the an- nual studio openings. Several participating galleries will pro- vide food and music as well as special art shows during the weekend. Helldorado Days celebration to be held Oct. 15-17 On Friday, Oct. 15th, Satur- day, Oct. 16rh & Sunday Oct. 17th. Historic Tombstone will be celebrating the 81st Annual Helldorado Days, on Historic Allen Street. It will be three ac- tion packed days of gun fighting. music and dancing entertainment for die entire family. Heldorado is one of Arizona's largest annual events. and it is 2rid longest running event next to the Academy Awards. Parade will take place on Historic Allen Street starting at 6th & Allen Streets and conclud- ing at 3rd & Allen Streets. So pards, put on your cowboys duds and come to Tombstone to cel- ebrate "Helldorado'. HYRA to host SW NM Finals October 16 The Hidalgo Youth Rodeo Association (HYRA) is hosting the Southwest New Mexico Finals (a competition of youth rodeo organizations) el#October 16, 2010 at the Hidalgo County Fair- grounds. This will be an all-day com- petition of 5 teams: Lordsburg, Demthg, Silver Cfig, Re.rye d Las Cruces. Each team ill con- sist of 24 members. The rodeo begins at 8:30 with a grand entry. There will be a trade show (you may insert some of the items from the flyer if you want to), food vendors and a free dance spon- sod by the Sail Simon FFA. Ad- mission is FREE Come support local youth, enjoy great food and do some Christmas shopping. Call 575- 436-261 I for more information or a vendor application. The Art of Lois Duffy Gal- lery will host an event on Sat- urday from 6 p,m to 8 p.m. where two local musicians will interpret a painting by Duffy. Duffy will also display bro- chures from the past 14 years of WAG at her gallery. All re- maining galleries will also be open from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., some of which will be serving hers d'oeuvres and have live music. This ye, art lovers will re helve a free "Dance Card" to be stamped at every gallery they visit. When the card is eom- pleted, visitors will be regis- tered for a drawing to win gift certificates towards the purchase of a one of-a-kind piece oPnne art. The drawing will take place at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 11 at the Seedboat Center for the Arts. Registrants do not need to be p{esent to win. Participating galleries will be open during the weekend for the gallery walks at the follow- ing times and dates: from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 8; from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oc- tober 9; from l0 a.m. to d p.m. on October 10 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 11. Ga[ lery visits are free. Tickets for the BrewHaHa are $12 d are available: online For more information con- tact Pat Kelly at (520) 457-3451 or Bronco Bill at (520) 457-3511 or go to the Helldorado website a t ,Tom bslHd Idcld oDay& at www.mimhresarts.org; at the MRAC Office lated inside the Wells Fargo Bank Building in Silver City at 12el Pope St; by calling (575) 538-2505 or 888-758-7289; or at the door, For mo information about any of the Weekend at the Galler- ies events or to download a WAG brochure, visit http:// www.mimbresar ts.org/ WAG.html. Nueve prepared to perform Dennis Nofchissoy, owner of Native Star presents, is pctured above with Nueve, of Lordsburg, who will be performing on Saturday at the Graham County Fairgrounda with Baby Bash.The Gregg Rolle Band, aka Santan a, will hit the stage Friday evening and will be signing autographs following theg performance. 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