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Last week, Grant County Extension Agent Judy O’Loughlin, met with community members who are active in area schools and local tourism related businesses to discuss future plans regarding hospitality/tourism training to high school students and others in the community. The program is made possible by an $18,000 grant from the Freeport McMoRan Foundation and was led by Jean Hertzman, of the NMSU School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, which is part of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. Future training sessions in guest services classes will provide 200 individuals the opportunity to attend with no fee. The trainings are for individuals before or after they have had a job in the hospitality/tourism industry and the first workshops should be available in September.
New Mexico State Police are searching for two 19-year old males that walked away from a juvenile supervised release center in Albuquerque late Saturday. Deacon Castillo of Las Cruces, and Jose Romero of Albuquerque, left the Albuquerque Boys Reintegration Center late Saturday. Authorities reported that Castillo is Hispanic, has brown hair and hazel eyes, is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. Romero is Hispanic, 5 feet five inches tall, has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 151 pounds. Police advise residents not to approach Castillo or Romero. If seen, call 911 or the New Mexico State Police at 505-841-9256 option 3.
The Silver City Rotary Club has inducted officers for the 2019-20 year. The newly elected officers are as follows: President, Rosie Higgs; Immediate Past President, Pete Herzberg; President-Elect and Membership Chair, Bart Roselli; Secretary, Leslie Bush; Treasurer, Carlos Lucero; Youth Service Chair, Wendy Spurgeon; Club Service Chair, Kathy Eaton; Public Image Chair, Sunny McFarren; and Development Chair Kate Watson. In addition, Sunny Yates Kellerman of Silver City has been elected district governor-elect for Rotary International District 5520 that includes all the clubs in New Mexico and several counties in western Texas.
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