The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has made recent appointments to field offices.  Clint Anderson has been named to fill the Disabled Veterans Services field service division office in Las Cruces. Mr. Anderson, a Navy veteran, will be located at the DVS office, located at 2024 East Griggs Avenue in Las Cruces. For the Silver City office, Clarissa Sierra, an Army National Guard veteran, will be serving as the VSO where she will help DVS VSO Southwestern Region Supervisor, Miguel Martinez assist veterans and their families in the region.

From the New Mexico Game and Fish Department, today is the deadline to qualify for early application incentives. Apply now for Big Game Draws. March 22nd is the deadline for Barbary Sheep, big horn sheep, deer, elk, ibex, javelina, pronghorn, and oryx.

For our Deming listeners who might be interested in cats and dogs, the Deming Animal Guardians, also known as DAG, are having their annual members and friends meeting this Saturday, March 18th at 11a at the Deming-Luna Museum. 

Southern New Mexico Give Day is coming April 21. You can still get your non-profit registered for this virtual day of giving. As a bonus, the first 60 nonprofit organizations who register are eligible to receive a $1 to $1 match up to $500! “Southern New Mexico Gives” will be supporting 50 organizations from Dona Ana County and 10 from Luna County with the first matches. Matching funds will be offered by the Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico and United Way of Southwest New Mexico. To learn more go to southern new mexico giving day dot org.

For Hurley residents, the Town of Hurley invites public input on their five-year comprehensive plan. The meeting last night was on community facilities. The meeting on April 4 will be on transportation. The meeting on April 11 will be on economic development. The meeting on April 18 will be on housing. The last meeting of this cycle will be on May 9 on hazard mitigation.  Meetings are held at 1pm at the Hurley Community center on these dates. To learn more, check with the Town of Hurley.