This column will include events happening in Luna County, as provided by Luna County Community and Economic Development.
The Deming Art Center will feature the Fort Sill Apache Artists for a return show. This is a unique opportunity to see the fine arts created by the descendants of legendary Chiricahua and Warm Springs Apaches. The show will run from April 2-27, 2018. There will be an Artist Reception on Sunday, April 1, from 1-3 p.m. The Center is located at 100 S Gold and the hours are Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please call 575-546-3663, see our website at www.demingarts.org or visit our FB page for more information.
The annual Student Art Show will be the featured exhibit at the Deming Art Center in March 2018. The Elementary students will be exhibiting their art from the 1st - 14th, with an artist reception on Saturday, March 3rd from 1-3PM. The Intermediate, Middle School, High School will exhibit from the 15th - 30th with an artist reception on Saturday, March 17, from 1-3PM.
Santa Fe, New Mexico – The New Mexico Association of Counties (NMAC) presented Luna County with a Workers' Compensation Safety Award during the 2018 NMAC Legislative Conference January 16-18, 2018 in Santa Fe, NM. Luna County received the award for achieving a positive claim trend and the lowest frequency of workers' compensation claims for 2017. For this award, the county received a $7,000 contribution refund.