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service2019Kathy Terry and Rosalie Saiz- Delivering Christmas presents to residents of El RefugioPreceptor Tau, a local Beta Sigma Phi Chapter, recently finished up the first half of their 2019-2020 year with many service projects. The chapter has collected pull tabs for the Ronald McDonald House in Albuquerque, donated school supplies to area schools, distributed clothing to the migrants in Deming and donated food to two local food pantry projects.

GREENVILLE, SC (01/13/2020)-- The following students are among over 900 Bob Jones University students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2019 semester.

The Dean's List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade point average during the semester.

Douglas Stone, a Freshman Orchestral Instrument Performance major from Silver City, was named to the Dean's List.

Emily Stone, a Senior Elementary Education major from Silver City, was named to the Dean's List.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.

r. scholarshipJose-Miguel Ruiz (left), a Silver High School graduate, was presented with a letter from the Silver City Rotary Club confirming his Rotary scholarship for the Spring semester.  Pictured with Ruiz are Peter Falley, Rotary's Scholarship Coordinator, Rosie Higgs, President of the Silver City Rotary Club and Gary King, District Governor for Rotary District 5520.  Ruiz is enrolled as a Computer Science major at New Mexico State University.

img 6389"Getting to know UU”, Jan. 19, 11:30 am at 3845 N. Swan St.

"Getting to know UU” will be a series of three one-hour sessions led by Barbara Gabioud at 11:30 on Sundays January 19th, January 26th and February 3 in the fellowship room of the UUFSC (3845 N Swan St). We will explore what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist, the history of the denomination and how to participate in our fellowship. The first session will be a loose discussion of people’s backgrounds and what everyone is most interested in finding out. 

rotary polioGary King, Rotary District 5520 Governor, is shown presenting a polio recognition plaque to Rosie Higgs, president of the Silver City Rotary Club. The local club was honored for contributing more than twice as much as the average Rotary club to Rotary International's effort to end polio world wide. Over $50 million dollars was given to this effort by Rotary International in 2019.

grmc first baby of 2020 image 1first row - Maternal Child nurse, Carolyn Torrez, mother, Ashley Ortega, father, Lawrence Grijalva, baby, Leo Grijalva; second row – Interim Maternal Child Director, Liz Huxley, Chief Nursing Officer, Rose Lopez, GRMC Auxiliary member, Mary Jo Tillman, GRMC Foundation President, Allen Townsend, and CEO, Taffy Arias. Silver City, NM, January 3, 2020 – It’s a new decade and the first baby born in Silver City arrived on January 2, 2020 at Gila Regional Medical Center (GRMC). 

Leo Anthony Grijalva was born at 10:05pm on Thursday, January 2, 2020. The baby weighed in at 7 pounds 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Proud parents, Ashley Ortega and Lawrence Grijalva, were thrilled with Leo’s birth. 

gc frw donationsThe Grant County Federated Republican Women donated to local charities for the Christmas holidays. The charities include: Toys for Tots, and SPIN (Supporting People in Need). From left are Michelle Grayless and Christie Wolford of SPIN, and GCFRW representatives Becky Spann, and Laura Wiest.  

BEREA, KY (12/19/2019)-- Xavier Khera, resident of Silver City, has been named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List at Berea College.

A student is named to the Dean's List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher while passing at least four total credits, a course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

Berea College is distinctive in higher education. Offering bachelor's degrees in 34 majors, including arts and sciences and select professional programs, as well as independent majors designed by students to mirror approved majors at other colleges, Berea College awards four-year tuition scholarships to all its students, who because of financial circumstances cannot otherwise afford a high-quality, residential, liberal arts education.

All students are required to work at least 10 hours per week in campus and service jobs. Berea's student labor program creates an atmosphere of democratic living that emphasizes the dignity of all work and provides opportunities for students to earn money for their rooms, books, and board.

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