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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2014 PNM launches new customer information, website, "Power for Progress" Submitted by PNMIAIbuquerque said Jo Ann Newton, PNM's vice PNM launched a new president of external affairs. website November 4 dedicated to "PNM has been delivering power showing how the company bal- for progress for nearly 100 years, ances delivering reliable power using our expertise, resources, at affordable prices and protect- and knowledge of New Mexico ing the environment, http:// to serve our customers with reli- www.PowerforProgress.com is able; affordable, and environmen- designed to be a resource for the tally responsible power. The facts about PNM's operations and Power for Progress website shows strong community support ef- why it's important to think about forts, and it clearly outlines the energy, and explains the facts company's innovative and com- about the many actions PNM is prehensive plans for building a taking to continue to provide this sustainable energy future for New essential service and deliver true Mexico. value to our customers." "'The Power for Progress Key highlights of the Power website is the result of our cus- for Progress website include: tomers saying they want to know An explanation of PNM's more about what we do, how we proposed plan for San Juan Gen- produce energy, and how our fu- crating Station, including how it ture planning includes more in- would result in a dramatic reduc- vestments in renewable energy," tion in the company's use of coal- RVT Students of the Month students~ftheM~nthf~r~ct~ber2~14atR~V~Tray~~rE~ementarySch~~~were(back)EvianaGarcia, Lordsburg Schools Sofiya Jemente, Jesus Artiaga Jr, Ryan Nava, Anthony Marquez, Sebastian Gomez, (front) Alani Eugenio, Jackson Baldridgs, RaeleneContrerasandKaliaJacquez. Courtesy photo reakfast/Lunch Menu Diabetes: It's heart-felt Monday, November 17 Breakfast November is National Diabetes Month Fresh Ultimate Fruit Breakfast Round Submitted by NM DEPT of Fruit Juice HEALTH/Santa Fe Asst. Low-Fat Milk In New Mexico, diabetes af- diabetes, about 26 percent don't blood test that measures average Lunch fects approximately 204,000 or know they have it. More than 29 blood sugar (glucose) levels over Corn Dog 1 in 8 adults. Of those adults with millign Americans--or about 9the past three months. French Fries percent of the U.S. population - B is for Blood pressure. Broccoli w/Ranch Dressing RVT 3re Grade ,ave diabetes. Additionally, 1 in C is for Cholesterol. Chilled Pears 3 American adults has prediabe- S is for stop smoking. Asst. Low-Fat Milk tes, a condition where blood "Many people with diabetes Tuesday, November 18 I I..=..__. I"11..=11 sugar is higher than normal, but do not understand that they are Breakfast" rlUllOr rtuiI not as high as diabetes; and most at an increased risk for having a Sausage Biscuit don't know they have it. In New heart attack or stroke," said De- 'Fresh Fruit announced ~exico there are about 528,000 partment of Health Cabinet Sec- Fruit Juice adults with diagnosed and undi- retary Retta Ward, .MPH. "Man- Asst. Low-Fat Milk agnosed prediabetes. If left undO- aging blood sugar, blood pressure Lunch Mrs. S~aenz- 3~ Grade agnosed or untreated, diabetes and cholesterol, and stopping Hot Pocket All A's can lead to serious health prob- smoking can help manage diabe- Tater Tots Alicia Jarrott lems, including heart attack, tes and decrease your risk of heart Baby Carrots w/Dressing Stephanie Morttez stroke and blindness., attack or stroke." Strawberry Craisins Sophia Goodman November is National Diabe- If you ha~,e diabetes, ask Asst. Low-Fat Milk A's & B's tes Month. The New Mexico De- your health care team what your Wednesday, November 19 Izaiah Saenz partment of Health Diabetes Pre- A1C, blood pressure, and choles- Breakfast Norma Jacquez vention and Control Program and terol numbers are, and whet they Apple Mini Loaf Emerie Newell the National Diabetes Education should be. Your ABC goals will Fresh Fruit Matthew Solis Program (NDEP) are encouraging depend on how long you have Fruit Juice Julius Saiz people with diabetes to "Be had diabetes and other health Asst. Low-Fat Milk . Aleah Almendarez Smart About Your Heart: Control problems. Lunch Daphne Clark the ABCs of Diabetes." This is aPlease visit Stuffed Bread Sticks Adin Jones critical message because people www.YourDiabetesInfo.org/ Garden Salad w/Tomato Wedges Mrs. Sherwood - 3~ Grade with diabetes are nearly two times DiabetesMonth2014 for more in-Spaghetti Sauce ~AllA's more likely to die from heart dis- formation about the link between Pineapple Tidbits Isaiah Holguin ease or stroke than those without diabetes and heart disease, and Asst. Low-Fat Milk A's & B's diabetes, visit www.diabetesnm.org to Thursday, November 20 Jesse Artiaga The good news is that learn more about the New Mexico Breakfast McKay Bernal people with diabetes can lowerDepartment of Health Diabetes Peanut Butter & Jelly Jamwich Nayely Gomez their chances of having diabetes- Prevention and Control Fresh Fruit Veronika Lazos related heart problems by man-Program's activities to prevent or Fruit Juice Adrian Macias aging their Diabetes ABCs: delay diabetes. Asst. Low-Fat Milk Gilliana Madarang A is for the A1C test, a , HELP-NM CHILD DEVELOPMENT DIVISION (Head Start, Early Head Start) FREE SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAM Expecting mothers and children birth through five Hidalgo County Learning Center: The HELP-NM, Inc. Child Development Diwsion is accept- ing applications for children for the 2014-20!5 school year Applications may be picked up at the Center/Office isted beiow between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5 00 PM. Monday through Friday 575-542-33!5 By PRISCILLA PEREAIDirector Attention Western New Mexico University students! Reg- istration for the Spring Semester is going on now. Come to the Hidalgo County Learning Center for the following services: Advis- ing, Registration and help with financial aid applications. Office hours are from 9-5 Monday through Thursday and 9-t2 on Fridays. Call (575.)542-3315 for more information. Applications are accepted regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, national origin or disability in accordance with ADA and USDA regulations. HURRY AND APPLYI AnimaslLordsburg Head Start ' PO Box 74, Animas NMI 1409 Copper, Lordsburg ~ Para m~s informaci6n, por favor/lame~ ....... Sandra Romo 575-548-2795 (Animas) Cynthia Allen 575-542-9678 (Lordsburg) BANKRUPTCY PHONE CONSULTATIONS Oralia Franco, Attorney at Law, 1-800-533-2757 l If you qualify for bankruptcy proc;eedings, I She will make an appointment to meet with you in Lordsburg at a later dare. We would like to thank ev- eryone who came out to volun- teer and visit us at the Hallow- een Carnival. The Learning Center will be closed Novem- ber 24th to November 28th for Thanksgiving break. We will continue with our regular hours on Monday, December 1st. For more information please call the Learning Center or e-mail Priscil'la at pereap @wnmu.edu Beautify your home with professional home upgrades Kitchen/Bath Remodel *Granite & Formica tTile & Wood Installation , *Kitchen & Vanity, Cabinets, etc , , Courteay Consultation Maynes ConstrueUon & Design Lie#5355a 575-313-2411 Lunch Turkey Stuffing' Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy Cranberry Sauce Vegetables School Roll Pumpkin Cake " Asst. Low-Fat Milk Friday, November 21 Breakfast Cereal Graham Crackers (9-12) Fresh Fruit Fruit Juice Asst. Low-Fat Milk Lunch Chicken Nuggets Potato Wedges Green Beans School Roll FrOit Slush Asst. Low-Fat Milk fired generation and increase in cleaner resources such as natural gas and solar energy; A detailed summary of all the energy resources PNM uses to generate electricity, including a significant amount of renew- able energy from wind, solar, and geothermal sources, and how the company is moving toward a more balanced mix; Demonstrating how, dollar- for-dollar, electricity is among the most affordable services, and the many PNM energy efficiency programs available to help cus- tomers save money; and Outlining the millions of dollars the company contributes and the thousands of hours do- nated by employees to support community organizations. The website also provides information regarding PNM's proposals filed with the New Mexico Public Regulation Com- mission. "We want to make sure that there is a place to go for the facts and the reasons behind the actions we take at the Commis- sion," added Newton. "We under- stand people are passionate about how energy is produced, and we want our customers to have an easy to read place to find the facts." Another important part of the website is the "What's Happen- ing" section, which features posts from a broad and diverse group of PNM employees, both current and retired. "PNM employs more than 1,500 New Mexicans. They're your friends and neigh- bors, they volunteer in the com- munity, and they are committed to ensuring the best quality of life for everyone in our state," said Newton. "We want our customers to better know the people who truly make PNM a great place to work and an important part of New Mexico." r, ad ptive parents needed in New Mq Submitted by CYFD Becoming a foster tive parent can make a ference in the life of child. Please call Patricia Hale, CYFD Foster & Adoptive Parent Recruiter at (505) 327-5316 ext. 1123 or 505-327- 5316 for more in- formation or visit us on the web at www.cyfd.org. Se Habla Espanol Foster or Moses or adop- also happy huge dif- with you. Adopt a New Mexico Youth Name: Moses Age: 17 Story: If you enjoy being outdoors, spending weekends at the flea market, or attending church, Moses will be a "perfect .fit" for your family! He also likes trying a wide variety of foods. This affectionate young man is to play a video game In school, Moses en- joys making and maintaining friendships. He currently benefits from an Individu- alized Education Plan and counsel- ing. He respects adults and can be very interactive with them. One of his future goals include becom- ing a police of- ficer. Supervi- sion and support from a two-parent family wilt be an important part of this young man's success. Financial assistance may be available for adoption-related services. For more information about foster or adoptive parenting. through the New Mexico Chil- dren, Youth and Families Depart- ment, please call 1-800-432-2075 or visit www.cyfd.org AUTO BODY & PAINT Insurance Claims * FREE Estimates Expert Color Match Fiberglass Repair Lou Montenegro Buffing Wabash Street (across from McDonald's) Detailing Lordsburg, NM 88045 All Makes, All Models ' (i,~,g ~oto.y~e~) Call 575-741-0791 ii ii For your Residential & Commercial needs PO Box 2222 Deming NM 88031 Phone: 575-542-8708 1 : : :: F i r s t B a p t is tof CLordsburg h u r c h [I 3rd & Animas Streets[ Lordsburg, NM 880451 Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Services 11 AM Carpet Commercial Stucco Tile Residential Cement Work t Roofing Block Work Fences Consttuttion guit )ets me ita "Let us build your home, " Jose Retana 3;~0 W, Railway Ave Lordsburg, NM 88.045 Office 575-542-3529 Cell 575-574-2257 License #93832 WATER SYSTEMS, LLC 9 l SEPTIC TANK SERVICE ! 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