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PFLAG Silver City has awarded scholarships to 3 students attending Western New Mexico University. The “Nancy Kailing Memorial Scholarship” is given to LGBTQ+ and allied students who have demonstrated work toward LGBTQ+ equality. The three students awarded the scholarship for this year are: Gricelda Alva Brito, a California resident; Amy Mogck from Colorado; and Taylor Shryne, a Wisconsin resident. According to a news release, the scholarship memorializes Nancy Kailing, a “PFLAG Mom” who advocated for LGBTQ+ rights, and served as president of both the PFLAG Fairbanks, Alaska and PFLAG Silver City chapters.

Sponsored by HMS Senior Services, the Silver City Senior Center will be hosting a special program titled “Understanding Probate: Getting You Affairs in Order, A Guide for Seniors”, to be held this Friday September 16th at 12 noon. The program will be led by Grant County probate Judge, Mary Ann Sedillo. Participants are urged to bring up to two questions written on separate pieces of paper. The Silver City Senior Center is located at 205 West Victoria Street.

There is a Meet and Greet scheduled to restart formal meetings of the Community Work Group panel regarding the Chino Administrative Order on Consent. The AOC is a voluntary yet binding agreement between the New Mexico Environment Department and Freeport McMoRan Chino Mines Company with the purpose of evaluating potential health and environmental effects from past mining activities in areas around the Chino Mine. The meeting is scheduled for tomorrow evening in the park adjacent to the Bayard Community Center at 6:00 P.M. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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