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Permaculture Silver City Monthly meeting

College Street Plaza, Suite #5
301 W. College Ave
Silver City, NM 88061

19 May 2018 (3rd Saturday of every month)

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Plant of the Month: Buckwheat – Please share your knowledge, experiences, and ideas about this plant.
Skill Share:  Fermenting Buckwheat Breads, with Antonia Young

4-H Contest Practice Schedule:

• Livestock Judging-Seniors Only 4pm @ Extension Office

• Consumer Decision Making 4pm @ Extension Office
• Land Judging 4pm @ Extension Office
• Range Judging 4pm @ Extension Office
• Horticulture Judging 4pm @ Extension Office

• Livestock Judging-(Novice, Junior and Seniors) 4pm @ Extension Office

**Additional practices will be added to the schedule soon! Stay tuned! **

love your library prize rsSILVER CITY, N.M. – Kay Henderson of Silver City was awarded the $50 Grand Prize gift card from the drawing after this year's Love Your Library event, organized by Literacy Link - Leamos at the end of April. Western Bank donated the gift card. From left, Literacy Link - Leamos Program Director Mary Beth Folia; Kay Henderson; Leslie Bush of Western Bank; and Liz Arrey of Western Bank.

Teaching degree candidates present "Action Learning Presentations."

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County monthly meeting is Monday, June 11, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Assembly of God Church, 11600 Hwy 180 E. Respect and care for the American Flag – presentation by 4-H Member. Cost for lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. For information call 575-537-3643.


Joe Martinez, the congressman's representative from the Las Cruces office will be at the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce office on Thursday - May 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Drop-ins are welcome.

There will be a regular meeting of the Copper Country Senior Olympics on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The meeting will be at the Grant County Extension Service Building conference room. The Grant County Extension Building is located at 2610 N. Silver Street in Silver City.

The participants as well as the public is invited to attend.

The meeting will begin at 6:00 p. m.

Wed, May 9 – Grant County Democratic Party, 5:30 p.m. potluck, 6:20 p.m. business meeting. 3060 Hwy 180 E.

Bring a dish, bring a friend.

Good food, good conversation. (575) 654-6060

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The Grant County Beat endeavors to post to the Elections page, under News, at the least, notices of candidates for Grant County races. Some candidates for statewide races have also sent their notices. 

The Beat continues to bring you new columnists.Recent additions  include the Christian Corner, for those who are already Christians or are exploring the beliefs.

The second is a business-centered column—Your Business Connection by the New Mexico Business Coalition. The group works to make policy in the state of New Mexico better for all businesses, large and small.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues. The first one posted is on Winterizing your houseplants and patio plants.

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