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The Board of County Commissioners of Luna County delivered a proclamation designating February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Teen dating violence is considered a serious public health issue that takes many forms, including physical or sexual assault, stalking, coercive and controlling behavior, emotional or verbal abuse, harassment, and exploitation that can occur in person, online, or through various forms of technology. The proclamation urges residents to work together to educate themselves about teen dating violence to help stop this dangerous trend in society.
The FEMA mobile clinic bus is traveling through Grant and Hidalgo counties this week offering COVID vaccinations to the southwest portion of the state. FEMA and the New Mexico Department of Heath have partnered up to bring the vaccine to rural and underserved communities to reach the most vulnerable populations. Locations include Bayard, the Hidalgo County Public Health Office, the Silver Consolidated Schools Administrative offices, Gough Park in Silver City, and Watts Hall at WNMU. For a complete list of locations scheduled, visit silvercityradio.com
Members of the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest in Silver City and Deming celebrated Valentine’s Day by making Valentines for local nursing homes. Each of the envelopes also contained a word search puzzle for each resident. After making valentines, the girls ranging in age from kindergarten through 9th grade, were treated to cupcakes that they decorated. Girl Scouts discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together and through leadership and community service, enrich the lives around them. For more information on Girl Scouts call 538-2481 Ext 4242 or go to their website at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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