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The Kiwanis Club of Silver City was honored at the Grant County Commission meeting this week. Commission members bestowed a Grant County Proclamation recognizing Kiwanis service to the community and surrounding areas for the past 75 years. The first Kiwanis Club started its service in Detroit, Michigan in 1915, and the Kiwanis Club of Silver City was formed on August 8th, 1946. Kiwanis volunteers give their time and talent to share leadership skills with the youth of Grant County in addition to facilitating many community service projects that benefit families and the elderly. Many Kiwanis youth leadership programs are in place at most Grant Schools consisting of Terrific Kids, K-Kids, Builders Club, Key Club, and Circle K at WNMU. In addition, Kiwanis Aktion Club provides the leadership and community service experiences for adults with developmental disabilities.

The New Mexico Department of Health issued a news release yesterday calling on all New Mexico healthcare providers caring for patients that are considered immunosuppressed to register with the agency as an approved  COVID-19 vaccine  provider in anticipation if federal approval  and recommendation for booster shots for portions of the state’s population. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is imminently expected to authorize a booster dose of COVID vaccines for patients with weakened immune systems. In addition, The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is meeting today to review the available scientific data on this topic. A formal recommendation may be made to CDC shortly thereafter.

School is back and “Kids Ride Grant County” is hosting group rides that tours the schools, practice safe routes to school and teach hand signals and rules of the road. Meet at Gila Hike and Bike located at 103 East College Avenue in Silver City tomorrow from 10:00 A.M. to 12 Noon. You can even score some school supplies for the new year!

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