The New Mexico Music Commission in association with Artist INC will have a free workshop for musicians of all genres. It will be a nine hour online workshop that will take place April 28th through the 30th. The workshop will help musicians learn business skills relevant to their work in order to turn their musical practices into sustainable careers. For more information and to register, go to website or call 816-800-0919.
The Silver City Public Library will be holding a class on basic computer literacy. This is a free class that is for beginners and will cover the usage of a mouse, keyboard, emailing, web searches and more. The class will be held May 3rd from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Class size will be limited to eight people so registering as soon as possible is encouraged. To register, call 575-538-3672 or sign up in person at the library.
Luna and Hidalgo Juvenile Justice Continuum of Services (JJCS) is accepting informal requests for Strengthening Families, Girls Circle and Boys Council for the Fiscal Year 24-25. These programs are to provide resources that will help the youth community. Deadline to submit the proposal will be May 11th at 5:00p.m. at the Luna County Business office. For more information contact JJCS at 575-694-5234.
The Deming Luna County Chamber of Commerce is presenting the “Kingdom of the Sun” contest. Participants will be able to vote for their favorite businesses in Luna County in categories like best customer service, best workplace, best shopping experience and more. Nominations are open now until May 26th, with the winners being announced on June 23rd. To vote, contact the Chamber of Commerce at 575-567-3928.
The Land of Enchantment Legacy fund was recently signed into New Mexico Law. The fund consists of two $50 million reserves, one to fund existing state programs and another permanent fund managed by the State Investment Council. Monies from the fund will go to outdoor recreation, infrastructure, agriculture, working lands, historic preservation and wildlife protection. The state will also gain access to federal dollars from the Great American Outdoors Act, the Land and Water Conservation Fund and the Inflation Reduction Act.