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Silver City Mayor Ken Ladner would like to invite public input, ideas and inspirations toward making the town even better. This month’s “Monday Meeting With The Mayor” will be at the Adobe Springs Cafe, located at 1617 Silver Heights Blvd, on Monday, October 16th, from 8:00am to 11:00am. All are invited to stop by and share their insights and ideas with Mayor Ladner. “All are welcome!
The Gila Regional Cancer Center is hosting an open house on Thursday, October 19th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Cheryl Willman, MD, Director and CEO of the University of New Mexico Collaborative Cancer Center, and several physicians and colleagues from UNMCCC, will be visiting and available to meet with the public. On October 20th, the Gila Regional Cancer Center will again be offering medical oncology and chemotherapy services to cancer patients. Radiation oncology treatments are scheduled to begin shortly after the State of New Mexico completes inspections of equipment and IT systems. For more information, call 575-538-4870.
MEChA de WNMU, will host a Chicano Street Fest in celebration of Hispanic Heritage month. The event will include live performances, community booths, food vendors, and family games at Old James Stadium on Thursday, October 12th, beginning at 5 p.m. Western New Mexico University has been commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month with several events planned between September 15th and October 15th. Most events are free to the public and center around food, culture, music, history, and current political issues.
The landmark Radio Shack Sign that has hung over the entrance of 123 South Gold in Deming since 1979, was taken down yesterday. Al’s TV, that later affiliated with Radio Shack, closed its doors last March after being in business since 1950. The New Mexico MainStreet Design Initiative and Deming MainStreet will now be arranging for exterior improvements of the building.