The Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Auxiliary has awarded eleven scholarships, for a total of $22,000, for the academic year 2017-2018. Each recipient received $2000.
The scholarship recipients are: Jerrika Lewis, Jasmine Rumero, Star Ann Moon, Delores Escudero, Zachilah Rodriguez, Pamela Marquez, Ariana Garcia, Dana Chairez, Joe Kellerman and Vince Torres.
Silver City, NM – On Tuesday, August 29, public officials, community and business leaders, HMS Board of Directors members, and other supporters gathered to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony of the new, on-site Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company, pharmacy located at the HMS Lordsburg Clinic on DeMoss Street. Refreshments were provided and Genoa representatives offered tours of the pharmacy to Grand Opening attendees.
Elders and deacons from Silver City's First Presbyterian Church arrived at a recent Presbytery meeting in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with a carload of donations for the Migrant Resource Center in Aqua Prieta, Mexico.
First Presbyterian congregational members donated 30 food packets, 17 hygiene packets, $75 of additional food, extra toiletries and a large bag of socks for the center's border ministry program.
Silver City, NM (August 25, 2017) – After representing Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) for more than 8 years, and after serving Hidalgo County seniors for more than 36 years, Ila Barker was recognized for her service to the community by the HMS Board of Directors and Leadership at their August 2017 monthly meeting.
The Copper CowBelles celebrated Beef Month by awarding beef certificates during the 4th of July week-end. During this week CowBelles are available in various locations with educational materials about beef. Albertson's and Silver City Food Basket participated in this certificate give-away by having plenty of beef in their meat markets. Managers from both stores were on hand to help the winners purchase the best cuts of beef for their holiday plans. Rosella Escobedo, CowBelles secretary, and her husband, David Debusk surprised eight customers with a $25 beef certificate. All winners were excited to have been selected.
The Silver City Art Association congratulates Lyndia Radice on her digital painting titled "Dama Muerta Azul" that was declared the winner in the Dia de los Muertos art contest. The winning art will be used on this year's poster for the annual event as well as on other promotional material for Silver City's 2017 Dia de los Muertos. The public is cordially invited to stop by a special exhibit at the Murray Ryan Visitor Center, 201 N. Hudson Street, Silver City to view this winning original art as well as other entries into the competition. The Dia de los Muertos exhibit will be on display from October 20 through November 12.
Two area high school graduates will receive $500 scholarships from the Grant County Association of Education Retirees. There was a tie between the top two applicants, so the members voted to give each of them identical scholarships. These scholarships are being given this year in memory of Murray Ryan who was a great friend of education.
A group of Silver City lifters belonging to the Billy Casper Wellness Center gym entered a NASA power lifting competition on July 15th 2017. The lifters; Joan Bacon, Daniel Castillo, Barry Christian and Devan Garcia all prepared and trained for a potential first place win. They were entered into one or two categories, either bench press or the push and pull category with bench press and deadlift combined for a total lift amount. Joan Bacon bench pressed a total of 95 pounds winning first place in her category and also setting a National Record on top of her State Record, Daniel Castillo bench pressed a total of 260 pounds winning first place in his category, Barry Christian bench pressed a weight of 225 pounds also winning first place in his category and setting a state record, and Devan Garcia bench pressed 105 pounds and deadlifted 235.5 pounds winning first place in her category. All in all this team of lifters brought back a total of four first place trophies.
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