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2 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22. 2010 UPCOMING EVENTS Sanchez makes stop on campaign trail Herald staff photo Republican can didate for Lieutenant Governor John Sa nchez was in Lordsburg last Sunday for a meet and greet at the El Charro Restaurant. Sanchez discussed his and running mate Susana Martinez' priorities if elected, including ending corruption in Santa Fe, getting New Mexican's back to work, reducing the size of state government and revamping the anti-business regulatory environ- ment in New Mexico. He is pictured above with county candidates Ed Kerr, Nyla Walter and Darr Reynolds-Shannon. Susana Martinez, gubernatorial candidate, will be at the El Charro Restaurant on Sunday, October 24, at 11:00 a.m.The public is encouraged to attend. NM one of four m0st-impr0ved for energy efficiency Continued from Page 1 ciency, including making sure new buildings are constructed to higher energy-saving standards and boosting utility energy-sav- ing programs and servtces." stated Jim Noel, Cabinet Secre- tary for the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. "These steps will save consumers energy and money and create good local jobs vandalism at cal cemeteries. Vandals have recently been stealing solar lights. American nags, and flags off of veteran's graves at both Mountain View and Shakespeare Cemeteries. Anyone with information about these crimes is encouraged to contact the Lordsburg Police Department at 575-542-3505. that qan't be outsourced.'" The ACEEE report provides ,a comprehensive assessment of policy and programs that improve energy efficiency in our homes. businesses., industry, and trans- portation sectors. The Scorecard examines six state energy effi- ciency policy areas and presents these results in six chapters: (l) utility and public benefits pro- grams and policies: {2) transpor- tation policies: (3) building en- ergy codes: (41 combined heat and power: (5) state government initiatives: and (6) appliance ef- ficiency standards. States can earn up to 50 possible points in these six policy areas combined, with the maximum possible points in each area weighted by the mag- nitude of its potential energy sav- ings impact. "Energy efficiency is the most responsible energy devel- opment alternative." said Daniela Glick. New Mexico Director of In- tergovernmental and Congres- sional Affairs who was present today at the ACEEE's press con- ference and spoke on behalf of the New Mexico Energy, Miner- als and Natural Resources De- partment. "By delaying or even eliminating the need to drill or build and operate new power plants, energy efficiency is also the most cost-effective "'supply source" since we do not have to develop or generate new energy and power in the first place." Overall. the Southwest re- gion demonstrated considerable progress from 2009 to 2010: Utah (tied for #12. up 11 spots from 2009). Arizona (#18. up 11 spots), and Alaska (#37. up eight spots]. California retained its #1 ranking for the fourth year in a row. out- pacing all other states in its level of investment in energy effi- ciency across all sectors of its economy. The other top l0 states are: Massachusetts (#2. holding steady); Oregon (#3, up from #4): New York (#4. up from #5"1" Ver- mont (#5, up from #6): Washing- ton (#6, up from #7); Rhode Is- land (#7. up from #9): Connecti- cut (tied for #8. down from #31: Minnesota Itied for #8. holding steady); and Maine 1#10. hold- ing steady). V01 t Co UD until t te upcoming election on Nc vembe '2, 20]0, I have been a Hi lalgo C, gm Lty resident for all o • __-' er me upcoming election on November 2, 2010, I will be a Hidalgo Cc mty rc rid, for the rest • I am nere For th please consider' &at I am capable of doing for Y( PU, i:n, r t];tizens of Hidalgo County! / B PZ On November 2, 2010 your support PAID BY CANDIDAT Continued from Page 1 Flu Shot Clinic HMS will hold a free drive thru flu sho( clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. 2010 at the Lordsburg Clinic and on November 6. 2010 at the Animas Clinic. Pizza eating contest Mama Rosa's Pizza will hold its 3 ro annual Pizza Eating Con- test on Halloween. October 31. beginning at 8:00 p.m. There will be four age groups 0 tuar|es Lupe E. Lopez Lupe E. Lopez. 82. of Lordsburg, New Mexico. passed away October 13, 2010 at her resi- dence. A funeral service will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 18. 2010. with Father Williams officiating. Interment will follow at the Shakespeare Cemetery. Lupe was born January 20. .1928 in Santa Rita, New Mexico• She is survived by one son. Mar- tin (Linda) of Lordsburg, NM: two grandsons, Jimmy Lopez of Las Cruces. NM. and Marty Lopez of Lordsburg, NM: one great granddaughter, Kylie Lopez: two brothers. Joe Escobar (Ventura) of Lordsburg, NM and Ramon Escobar (Liz) of Rodeo.NM: and one sister. Polly Palumbo (Nick) of Lordsburg, NM. She was preceded in death by her parents Ramon and Josefa Lopez and one brother Juan Escobar. Ms. Lopez owned and oper- ated several restaurants in Lordsburg, NM. for many years. Bright/Lordsburg Funeral Home as in charge of arrange- ments. 408 Main Street. Lordsburg, NM 88045 575-542- Breast Cancer T-shirts The LHS Cheerleaders" will be selling breast cancer awareness t shirts for $15 for the month of October. Ask any cheerleader or call the high School• Medicare Part D, Health Care Reform Rosa Torres. Southern Re- gional Coordinator. with Aging & Long-Term Services. will be joining the Diabetes Support Group in Lordsburg on Wednes- day, October 27, 2010, in the HMS Conference Room. 530 E. DeMoss St. @10:00-11:00 a.m. Everyone welcome• Since enroll- ment for Medicare D is Novem- ber 15 th through December 3PL she will not_ be enrolling anyone on that day, although, she'll be glad to help with addressing any concerns or answer questions ,on Health Care Reform, Medicare D. Extra Help, The Donut Hole. & other similar issues you may have. Walk of Angels T-shirts orders are now being taken for the 2 "d annual Walk of Angels. Cost is $10 without pic- ture and $,15 with picture. Must be paid in full by Nov. 5, 2010. Orders will also be taken at North Park during Discover Hidalgo County. For more information call Mary at 575-956-3227 or Becky at 575-590-0172. Line Dancing The Active and Alive Crooked Halos Line Dancing classes are held from 5-6 PM for intermediates and 6:15-7:30 PM for advanced at RV Traylor El- ementary School on Mondays and Wednesdays. For more infor- mation call 575-537-0248 ext. 227. Walking & Activity Club The Active and Alive Walk- ing & Activity Club meets from 12-2 PM at the Special Events Center on Mondays and Wednes- days. For more information call 575=537-0248 ext. 227. Cancer support group Hidalgo County Health Consortium is offering a free on- line support group for those deal- ing with cancer or other medical needs• This support group offers support to survav0rs and caregivers or family and friends. The group leader is PLTC tpeople living through cancer) trained and is a survivor as well. Please email the following to chat or for more info: hidalgosurvivors group Step Aerobics The Active and Alive Step Aerobics class is held at 6 PM at Central Elementary School on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information cal 575-537- 0248 ext. 227. Suicide prevention Suicide Prevention meetings are held the first Monday of each month at the Hidalgo Complex in Lordsburg a 7:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. FUNERAL HOME 408 Main Street • Lordsburg, NM 88045 (575) 542-9444 Harry Bright/Owner Cremations and Monuments Grant • Luna • Hidalgo. Catron Counties 9444. MAD ERO Democratic Candidate for Hidalgo County Sheriff EXPERIENCE IS THE BEST CHOICE! Madero has the right experience and is the right choice to lead the Sheriff's Department. A VOTE FOR MADERO IS A VOTE FOR PROVEN EXPERIENCE. ELECT MADERO ON NOV. 2, 2010 YOUR VOTE IS APPRECIATED! II Thanks to all you citizens of Hidalgo County for your participation in the Discover Hidalgo Event last Saturday. If you worked in a booth, entered in the car show, sang as part of a local group, helped to honor the Kuydendall's, or attended for the fun of it- THANK YOU! By •taking part, you made Discover Hidalgo a great fun day for everyone in )ur community and helped bring us all together as neighbors,-and friends. s a volunteer on the Discover HidalgoCommittee, it has been my pleasure to serve Hidalgo County and to renew my belief that it is a great place to live and work. To all who live in Lordsburg and Hidalgo County, it is an honor to be part of this community, with its heritage and history. My wish is to serve you asyour next Hidalgo County Commissioner. I desire to serve by listening to the community's needs, being responsive to your concerns, and working hard to make Hidalgo Count3, a better place to live II Illllll ,, IillWjlllilllrl IlililIIIIBIIMIHIIIIIIIBIIIlilIli lilmlalleUlilllU-: -- .... : _ I