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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 RVT students learning about community helpers Courtesy photos Mrs. Gutierrez's pre-K and pre-school students at R.V.Traylor Elementary School have been out and about discovering about community helpers.Their first field trip last week was the Lordsburg Post Office, where they toured the facility, visited with the postmaster and later ran into a postal carrier. Those Were the Days-The Spirit and Songs of the '60s at WNMU Nov. 9 Submitted by GCCCA/Lordsburg For Silver City residents and those from neighboring commu- nities, Sunday, November 9, 2014, could be as entertaining a walk down memory lane as they have ever experienced. William Florian, guitar- ist and songwriter, is the featured performer in Grant County Commu- nity Concert Association's second of- fering of the season. Concert-goes will be ' !treatdf6 an upbeat mu- i ic! journey through ;tree of the greatest folk and pop songs of the '60s at 3:00 p.m. in the WNMU Fine Arts The- ater for Those Were the Day. When William Florian's seventh-grade teacher told his mother to take his guitar away from him until he per- formed better in math, his mother didn't listen. Possibly as a result, Wil- liana went on to perform, write and record rock 'n roll Songs all through high school. In the mid- 70s, he visited Los An- geles with. his sister while they were touring and per- forming throughout the U.S. There, they were invited to join the famous folk group "The New Christy Minstrels." William had the honor of singing the lead for the recording of theii: biggest hit song "Today" After many decades of performing and song writing, William now presents his excit- ing new show Those Were the Days (The Spirit and Songs of '60s) at community concerts and ence are all marks of a soasoned entertainer we are sure to love. William Florian will also performing art centers throughout the United States. Reviews from around the U.S. attest to sold-out audiences who are begging for a return visit. William Florian's in- teresting stories, his humor, and his ability to involve the audi- I ristine, Nora &Emma From the C t e as Famxly OCC Shoeboxes to be collected at Church of Christ Nov. 17-24 present an Educational Outreach program for elementary and middle school students at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Novem- ber 10 in the Fine Arts Center Theater. That event is free of charge to the at- tending students and GCCCA pays for their bus transportation to the The- ater when asked to do so. This concert project is made possible in phrt'by support from New Mexico Arts, a Division of the De= partment of Cultural Af- fairs; and the National En- dowment for the Arts. Tickets to Those Were the Days for non-subscrib- ers will be $20 for adults. Students to age 17 accom- panied by a paying adult will be admitted free. Tick- ets can be purchased at Alotta Gelato or Western Stationers in Silver City, online at www.gccconcerts.org or in the lobby at the time of the concert. GCCCA season sub- scriptions can still be pur 7 chased online or in the lobby at the time of the concert for only $55 for admission to all five of the season's remaining concerts. For further information, call 538-5862 or go to www.gccconcerts.org. Submitted by JONI KERR/ HIDALGO COUNTY OCC COOR- DINATOR National Collection Week is just two weeks away! Now is the time to pack shoeboxes that will bring good news and great joy to boys and girls around the world. The Lordsburg Relay Center collected 201 shoeboxes last year. That was 201 precious children who received a Christmas gift last year, but more impor- tantly learned about the Greatest Gift of All, JESUS. This year we are hoping to increase our efforts! How do you pack a Shoebox: SHOEBOX-Use an empty cardboard or plastic shoebox (aver- age size). Youcan wrap the box, lid separafely, but wrapping is not re- quired. BOY OR GIRL-Decide whether your gift will be for a boy or a girl, and the age category: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14. Download and print the appropri- ate boy/girl label. Mark the cor- rect age category and tape the la- bel to the top of your box. FILL WITH GIFTS-Fill the box with a variety of gifts that will bring delight to a child (see Gift Sug- gestions below). INCLUDE $7 DONATION PER BOX-Help cover shipping and other costs related to delivering your shoeboxes to children overseas by donating $7 for each gift you prepare. You can give online to dis- co,mr tlae destination of your box. Or, you can write a check to Samaritan's Purse (note "OCC" on the memo line) and place it in an envelope on top of the items inside your shoebox. If you are preparing multiple gifts, please make one combined donation. Note: Follow Your Box is only available through online giving. PRAY-Ask God to use your gifts to show His love to the child who will receive your shoebox. DROP QFF-P[ace a rubber band around each closed shoebox and bring it to the. drop- Friends of the Library Book .Sale It's that time of year again. It is time for the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale. The sale will start on Monday, November 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Books of all kinds will be available for sale at good prices. Come and find something fo r yourself as well as great gifts. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library to help sup- port the Lordsburg-Hidalgo Pub- lic Library, 208 East 3 rd Street. Hours are Monday through Fri- day, 10 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 6 PM. BANKRUPTCY PHONE CONSULTATIONS Oralia Franco, Attorney at La ,i ea,uC win  over the . 1-800--533-2757 If yO u qualify for bankruptcy proceedings, . I she will make an appointment to meet with you in Lordsburg at a later date. off location nearest you during National Collection Week, No- vember 17-24, 2014. Lordsburg Church of Christ 312 E 5th Street - Lordsburg, NM 88045: Mon: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.,Tues: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.,Wed: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., Thurs: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., Fri: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m., Sat: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Sun: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Mon: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. GIFT SUGGESTIONS: TOYS: Include items that chil- dren will immediately embrace such as dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo- yos, jump ropes, balls, toys that light up and make noise (with extra batteries), etc. SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, solar calcula: tors, coloring and picture books, etc. NON-LIQUID HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths, etc. ACCES- SORIES: t-shirts, socks, hats, sun- glasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries), etc. A PERSONAL NOTE: You may enclose a note to the child and a photo of your- self or your family. If you include your name and address, the child may be able to write back. DO NOT IN- CLUDE: Used or dam- aged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military fig- ures; chocolate or food; out-of-date candy; liquids or lo- tions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snow globes or glass con- tainers; aerosol cans. For more informa- tion contact Toni Kerr at jjkerr@vtc.net or 575-313-4917. There are so many stories about how God met very specific needs of the children who received gifts, and there are many more stories .about how the shoe box gifts lead children to discover the love of Jesus and in turn change their lives forever. 2 Corinthians 5:17 "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! All this is from God, who reconciled us to him- self through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men's sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. We are therefore Christ's ambassadors, as though God were making his ap- peal through us." Foster, adoptive parents needed in New Mexico Submitted by CYFD Becoming a foster or adop- tive parent can make a huge dif- ference in the life of a child. Please call Patricia Hale, CYFDFoster & Adoptive Parent :Recruiter at (505) 327-5316 ext. 1123 or 505- 327-5316 for more informa- tion or visit us on the web at www.cyfd.org. Se Habla Espanol Foster or Adopt a New Mexico Youth Name: Kristal Age: 10 Story: "Let's play dress-up" is something Kristal would say! She enjoys activities that inspire her creativity such as dress-up, dancing, and coloring. Kristal enjoys spending time with oth- ers and is outgoing. Kristal has an Individualized Education Plan to assist in meeting her educa- Kristal tional needs. She also receives additional services to assist her with daily activities. She is ready to be a part of a fam- ily that will understand and work with her sPe- cial needs. It is recom- mended that Kristal be adopted by a two-parent family that is caring, pa- tient, and willing to provide structure and consistency. The family must have flexibility in their day-to- day schedules to care for Kristal's needs and provide appropriate supervision. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. 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