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4 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, MAY22, 2015 RVT Students of the Month Kindergarten and first grade Students of the Month at R.V.Traylor Elementary School for the month for May are Trinity Drew, Richard Silvas, Paul Holguin, Kaydon Jacquez, Isaac Murillo and Tiffany Robles. Second and third grade will be announced in next week's edition. Courtesy photo Four big days of art at the Hearst May 22-24 Submitted by GCAG/Silver City The Grant County Art Guild is gearing up for four big day of arts and crafts at their Pinos Altos Art Gallery for this holi- day weekend. Major holidays are always open days! This unique gallery is lo- cated in the historic Hearst Church at 14 Golden Avenue in the quaint village of Pinos Altos, just seven miles north of Silver City. It's an easy drive, a beautiful location at Ann Taylor, well-known in the local art community for her long-time member of the Guild and she also creates a va- riety of popular craft items. On Sunday, May 24, artist Donna Schmidt will be the welcoming artist at the Pinos Altos Art Gallery. She will be there to show you her special display of her latest paint- ings and to answer any of your questions on the abundance of other art and crafts exhibited as well as the history of this beautiful old building. Memorial Day, Mon- day, May 25, the gallery the edge of the Gila Wilderness. Shown is Ann Taylor's" Blue Iris" after Van Gogh, is open and we are featur- ing a new artist to the On Friday, May an oil painting on canvas, guild, Diane Cornelius. 22, and Saturday, May 23, the fea- lovely colorful oil paintings, par- Stop in and say hi and see the oil tured artist at the gallery will be ticularly of flowers. Ann is a paintings that Diane has on exhibit. The addition of her origi- I WNuHidalg CountYwleLearning Center:57W '9r331 5 nal art to the gallery is most appreciated. Your visit on this special day will help us give Diane a grand welcome to the Guild! ...... ' The Grant County Art By PRISCILLA PEREAIDirector FREE! High School Equiva- lency preparation assessment and registration (formerly known as GED), will be taking place on Fri- day, May 22nd from 9am to 12pm at the Hidalgo County Learning Center. Do you know what benefits you qualify for? Do you need help applying for benefits? Come find out on Friday, May 29th from llam to 3pm. The Community Action Agency will be at the Hidalgo County Learning Center to answer any questions on avail- able benefits. FREE! Computer Classes will be offered at the Hidalgo County Learning Center. The fol- lowing classes will be offered: Basic Computer Class Monday, June 1 st and Tuesday, June 2nd 5:30pro to 8:30pro Introduction to the Internet Wednesday, June 3rd and Thursday, June 4th 5:30pm to 8:30pm Computer Safety 101 Monday, June 8th and Tuesday, June 9th 5:30pm to 8:30pm Microsoft Office Wednesday, June 10th and Thursday, June 11th 5:30pm to 8:30pm Attention Western New Mexico University students! Registration for the Fall Semes- ter is now on going. If you have filed your tax returns for 2014, it is time to start applying for finan- cial aid. Come to the Hidalgo County Learning Center for the following services: Advising, registration, help with financial aid applications and WNMU ap- plications. Office hours are from 9-5 Monday through Thursday and 9-12 on Fridays. Call (575)542-3315 for more informa- tion. Computer Lab Hours: Monday 1 lam to 5pm Tuesday llam to 3pro Wednesday llam to 5pm Thursday llam to 5pm Friday llam to 12pm For more information please call the Learning Center or e-mail Priscilla at Guild is made up of 40+ local artists and fine crafters who show their work seasonally at their Pinos Altos Art Gallery as well as at other local shows throughout the year. The Gal- lery is open from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, Sun- day and major holidays through October 18. It is a favorite of those seeking a one-of-a-kind work of art for their home or a special gift, as well as history buffs stopping by jus to check out the old building that serves as the venue. Both browsers and buyers are cordially welcome at no charge. ELBROCK WATER SYSTEMS, LLC General Contractors *Pump & Windmill repair & installation *Septic Systems serviced & installed *Metal Building construction *Roofing & Concrete work West Highway 9 Edward Elbrock PO Box 50 575-548-2429 Animas, NM 88020 Cell 575-538-1812 We now accept Mastercard & Visa SafeTexting The Wellness Coalition now launching summer programs, jobs available The Wellness Coalition young people from all over the know each other in a fun, interac- (TWC) is getting ready for a busy four-county region of southwest- tive setting. summer this year with the Youth ern New Mexico, along with the "This year, TWC has 22 Volunteer Corps (YVC), Youth groups that work with them. One placements in Hidalgo County. Conservation Corps (YCC), and of the goals of the Summit is to This is the highest number in the a Youth Advocacy 00[00The Wellness Coalition history of the organi- Summit (YAS). "All of zation," says Ortiz. these programs have   "We plan to continue opportunities for  $--pof,uthtNtnNMexico working to increase young people to im- those numbers every prove their community, earn an income, and/or receive a schol- arship," says Executive Director, Christy Ortiz. "These programs are designed to provide early job skills not always available for young people in rural communi- ties." The YVC team has been working on projects around the community all year. Team lead- ers Natasha McCants and Jessica Sanchez have worked with young people in the community to plan and coordinate projects and the team has some really fun things in store for this summer. Two AmeriCorps members, over age 17, are being recruited to assist them with summer projects. The YCC crew will be work- ing on the new Lordsburg Town Square, sponsored by PNM, which is just west of City Hall. Crew trainer Sandra McCants has already recruited four crew mem- bers from the community. Four more members, ages 16 to 24, are needed to fill the team roster. Over the past two years, this crew worked on the fairgrounds dem- onstration garden and at Veteran's Park. This year, the crew will also be sprucing up the cemeteries and the parks in Animas and Ro- deo. A new program to the area is the Youth Advocacy Summit. Two Youth Specialists, ages 16 to 24, will plan and coordinate a youth leadership day this sum- mer, with the assistance of Youth Programs Coordinator, Felicia Barker. The Summit will invite Final Kindergarten registration at RVT May 27 Lordsburg Schools Final Kindergarten Registration will be held at R.V. Traylor Elemen- tary on Wednesday, May 27th from 8:00 to 11:00 and 12:00 to 3:00. Your child must be 5 years old BY September 1, 2015. Please bring your child's birth certificate and immuniza- tion record. These documents are required before he/she may begin school. The school nurse will be on hand to look over immunization records. If you have a child that currently at- tends preschool at RVT, you still need to come in and register your child for Kindergarten. Parents may also come by RVT at any time before this date to register (the sooner the bet- ter). We are also registering for Universal Pre-K. Your child must be 4 years old by Septem- ber 1, 2015. discuss areas of concern for youth, identify specific strategies to make positive change in those areas, and to work together on those strategies over the next year. The other goal is to get to year." For more information on the jobs available to support these projects, see the want ads section of this edition of the Her- ald or call Christy at 575-534- 0665 or 520-507-0455. What is Social Hosting? Many folks are unfamiliar with terms in the prevention field, so defining some of those terms may help with understanding what it is that we are trying to do. One term is "Social Hosting". Social Hosting means adults providing underage (under the age of 21) teens with alcohol. This could happen at someone's own home or at a party in the ll- ano somewhere. Either way, it is illegal. Why would there be a law against Social Hosting? Because when teens drink, they are more likely to develop an addiction than if they wait until they are an adult. Also, when teens drink, they are more likely to make foolish choices while they are drinking, such as choosing to have unpro- tected sex, drink and drive, or try another harmful drug. Please don't be a party to teenage drink- ing. It may hurt the teens involved and it is against the law! Plan a celebration for your graduate without alcohol - it will be more fun and also worry free! 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, CYFD Foster & Adoptive Par- ent 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: Anthony Age: 13 Story: Meet Anthony! This athletic, well-mannered and hard-working young man is ready to be a part of a permanent fam- Anthony ily. Anthony does well in school and works hard at maintaining his good grades. In his free time, Anthony enjoys riding his bike, playing video games, listen- ing to music, and playing sports. The ideal family for An- thony would be a two par- ent home that can provide him that extra one-on-one attention that he can enjoy and really needs. An- thony will need a supportive fam- ily who has experience and un- derstands trauma based needs and behaviors. 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 ELBROCK DRILLING, LLC  a2et PO Box 67 MastercPard Animas, New Mexico 88020 (575) 548-2429 NM License #WD806 AZ R/O eL i;en; ;# WDCr- 75  SEPTIC TANK SERVICES [] Septic Tank Installation Septic Tank Pumping & Inspections [] Portable Toilet Rentals & Service Septic Tank Treatment Products Elbr0ek Water Systems, LLC BONDED & INSURED 575-548-2429 NM LIC. #81570-MS03 575-567-2291 AZ LIC. #194466-K-80 t Carpet  Commercial  Stucco  Tile  Residential  Cement Work  Roofing  Block Work t Fences Co,sttuttion 00uil00ets o{ 00merita '_LLt.___uus build your home." COPIGi:/ilTULilTIOPIS On your 8th grade t Be proud of yourself and accomplishments! Love ya-Nina, Che, Myrna, Skytar, Tyler A,T, DISPOSAL, INC, For your Residential & Commercial needs PO Box 2222 Deming NM 88031 Phone: 575-542-8708 Jose Retana 320 W. Railway Ave Lordsburg, NM 88045 Office 575.542-3529 Cell 575-574-2257 License #93832 J. I The Future Press Attention all incomina hiah school Juniors and seniors: the NM Press Association will host a journalism workshop at UNM, June 14-17. Students with an interest in writing, editing, design and photography are encouraged to apply. It's a great workshop for students working on school newspapers, yearbooks or curious about journalism. Visit for details. Deadline to apply is May 22. 0000WME00CO 00PRIE:SS t00,SSOCIZtC00ON I