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i I 2 HtDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY OCTOBER 7 2011 Freedom in the air Courtesy photo Ms. Arredondo's third graders at Southside Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day recently with a send-off of red, white, and blue balloons. Each of the students wrote the Pledge of Allegiance on an index card and attached it to the balloon. As the balloons ascended into the air, the students yelled "Freedom!" On the opposite side of the index card was a message asking the person(s) who found it to respond to the school letting the students know when and where they found the balloon(s). Last year, the class received a letter from a lady just outside Silver City who found a bouquet of balloons in her garden! The class is anxiously awaiting a response. Elks Hide Continued from Page 1 chairs to protect their hands dur- ing movement Anyone who donates a hide Will be entered into a raffle to win a Marlin Model X7C 30-06 rifle. The drive is part of a nation- wide le~ather program that the Elks have been operating since 1948. Thi: Week at FUMC This Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Pastor Rich- ard Dorsey's sermon is titled. "'Weddings and Drafts. Inc. The scripture is from Matthew 22:1- 14 where the invitation is open to all to come to the weddirtg feast. How does this apply to our lives and our inwtation to oth- ers? Sunday Service begins at 10 AM. The doors of our church are open to all. ram benefiting veterans The motto of the Elks Na- tional Veterans Service Commis- sion is "So Long As There Are Veterans. the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Will Never Forget Them." Once donated, volunteers clean, salt, fold and stack the hides. They are then transported to tanneries for processing. After cleaning and tanning, the leather ts made available in craft kits to veterans to make wallets, cloth- ing, belts and moccasins for per- sonal use or to enter in arts and crafts shows. The program is to- tally funded by the Elks at no cost to veterans or the govemmem In fact, "Elks Leather" h~is become a national by-word among veteran patients everywhere. Preparation of the Hide Before being sen! to the Tan- ner for processing, each hide must be properly prepared to ensure it arrives fresh and bacteria-free. All donated hides must be "salted." This is very 1.rnportant because it leaches out unwanted liquids, set the hair tight and kills most bac- teria that is on the hide. Proper preparation of the hide is key to the eventual tanning process. Salting is the very first thing you should do after the animal has been skinned. As long as the skin is in its raw state, unsalted, it is collecting bacteria. Areas not salted will allow bacteria to de- velop and spread throughout the hide. Once donated, volunteers clean, salt (if not already salted), fold and stack the hides. They are then transported to tanneries for processing. For more information on how to salt a hide for donation. or for more information about the program, contact President Kelly Gomez at 575-590-4657. Bro- chures on how to salt the hides are available at the Lordsburg Elks Lodge and at the Hidalgo County Herald. Information can also be obtained by visiting http:/ /www.elks.org/vets/leather.cfm DECLARATIONS OF CAND DACY Build Your Credit. No Checking Account Needed. Apply in person or call ahead/ 24 E, Motel Dr, Lordsburg, NM Call today/ I I Excitement building for ber 15th Hidalgo County celebration Courtesy information In just two weeks, the scents of food cooking in North Park. the sounds of children attending the carnival on C Street, the re- viving up of engines in classic cars along B Street, and laughter on West and Gold Streets will permeate the air as the celebra- tion of New Mexico's 100th year of statehood begins in Lordsburg. Opening ceremonies, com- plete with the presentation of our flags and other festivities will take place at l0 AM at the South- west Gate. Upon completion of the opening ceremonies, en- trance to North Park will be free to all ages until 6:30 PM. A spe- cial ceremony at 10:30. "the Golden Oldie Award" presenta- tion. will take place in the center pavilion to honor three of Hidalgo County's long-time citi- zens who have contributed con- siderably to the area's welfare. They were nominated by local citizens and then picked by a committee established for that purpose, Big K Music of Silver City will be playing music from the Come to Scripture Baptist Church By NAOMI PHILHOUR, age 11 Have you ever thought about how interesting the Bible is? I believe that all of'Lordsburg should come to Scripture Baptist Church on every Sunday, Wednesday, and any other time the door is open. First of all, there are a lot of great stories in the Bible. There is the Good Samaritan. The Good Shepherd. Moses and the Israel- ltes. Elijah. Elisha. and many others. Did you know Lot's wife turned into a pillar of salt? Secondly, you can learn a lot of things to apply to your life. You can learn to have courage and faith. You can also learn how to be kind and loving and trust in God. Thirdly, you can get saved and have fellowship. Did you know that you can know for sure that you are going to Heaven in- stead of going to Hell and burn- ing for eternity? Then you can have fellowship with God and believers. So come to Scripture Baptist Church to learn and grow spiritu- ally! Patsy Camacho stage throughout" the day and will later provide dance music from 8 PM to Midnight. A cover charge of $5.00 per person will be col- lected during the dance to defray expenses of the disc jockey and his equipment. At 11, a vintage fashion show of clothing from the past will be presented on stage. In addition to local residents sup- plying their wedding garments, military uniforms, etc. the West- ern New Mexico University Ex- pressive Arts program will be do- nating the use of some of their vintage gowns for the event. Those wishing to display cloth- ing or serve as models should contact Jacob Dunlap at 575- 574-7170 The very popular classic car show will run from 10 AM to 3 PM with an awards show at 3 PM. Several categories, including "People's Choice" awards will be presented to car owners, includ- ing pick-ups and tractors, se- lected as "Best of Show." More information on the car.show and participating,in it, is available by calling Ed "Bim" Kerr. at 575- 313- 2606. A Mariachi performance will take place at 2 PM, adding to the culture of the Southwest and its role in the development of New Mexico into statehood. The Jacob Dunlap at 575-574-7170 Several times during the day, the Dry Gulch Renegades will have an old-fashioned shootout. Aft displays from school students and local crafters will be shown as well as historical depictions mounted on display boards. Many other events will take place throughout the day as well as dis- play booths from several local and regional organizations and indi- viduals. The carnival will again run from Thursday through Sunday. Last year, according to carnival officials, the run in Lordsburg/ Hidalgo County drew more par- ticipants than anywhere else in the region. That's something we can all be proud of! Food! Did someone say, "Food"? Yes, there will be plenty of food booths so that almost any palate of taste can be satisfied. Many of these are from local nonprofits that use the event as a fund-raiser for their various causes - money that is spent in the community to help the com- munity. Discover Hidalgo County is co-sponsored by the City of Lordsburg, County of Hidalgo, Western Bank. Diamond A Ranch, Smith Ford, Elbrock Wa- ter, local law enforcement orga- nizations, and other community- i I ! I Little Mavs will display their tal- minded organizations and indi- I ents, along with others, during the viduais. For more information, t Talent Show at 4 PM. To partici- please contact Dick Davis at 575- I pate in the talent show. please call 5909-0143. , doptive in New Mq Submitted by CYFD Becoming a fOster or adop- tive parent can make a huge dif- ference in the life of a child. Join us for an information meet- ing to be held this month of February in your area. Please call Ronny Diaz, CYFD Foster & Adoptive Parent Recruiter at (575) 434-5950 ext. 121 for more informa- tion or visit us on the web at www.cyfd.org. Se Habla Espanol Foster or Adopt a New Mexico Youth I. Patsy Camacho, do hereby announce my declaration of candidacy for HIDALGO COUNTY TREASURER under the Democratic Party, subject to the June 5. 2012 Primary Election. Your vote of support is humbly appreciated. Paid by candidate Michael Nmhe: Michael C Age: 15 Grade: 9th Though he may seem .shy at first, this articu- late young man will talk your ear off once he gets to know you. Michael loves to dance and really shines when he is on stage. He also loves to draw and is fluent in Spanish. Michael likes to attend C. church and. to be ac- tive in his religion. He receives specialized educa- tional help to meet his educa- tion needs and address his learn- ing disabilities. Overall Michael would do well with a forever family that can establish positive boundaries, limitations, and stability, and can bffer him the love and support he needs. For more information about adopting or fostering through the New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department. please visit www.CYFD.org or call 1-800-432-2075. t Join us foR BREAkfAst! 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