Next week, the Hidalgo County Teen Maze will take place on Tuesday, March 28th, and Wednesday, March 29th.  There will be more than 1000 junior and high school students from the area participating.  The teen maze is a three-dimensional game-based maze in which 35 agencies collaborate to ensure that youth have the opportunity to make real-life hypothetical decisions and also experience the benefits and/or consequences based on the choices they make.  HMS is pleased to help make this event possible with the help of so many. 

The National Veterans Wellness and Healing Center in Angel Fire, New Mexico, is offering FREE Post-Traumatic Stress Retreats for Veterans and partners. These 7 and half day retreats offer education, counseling, massage, acupuncture, various therapies, nutrition, horseback riding, and more. For more information go to

Also, for our veterans, you can now access your disability benefit claim breakdown notice letters electronically on

There will be a Life Café to discuss the topic of death facilitated by certified death doula Lisa Jimenez. This will be held at the Silver City Public Library, with the first session will be Thursday, March 23, 4:00pm-5:30pm. The Life Cafe will explore topics including: New Mexico’s Aid in Dying Act; advance directives and other planning tools; green burials; estate planning; life celebrations; home funerals, Hospice and more. There is no intention to lead people to specific actions, conclusions, products or services. The library is located at 515 W. College Avenue, Silver City.

For those parents interested in getting your 5 to 8 year olds into an exciting program, consider the 4-H Cloverbud program. 4-H offers great creative educational activities for all ages of youth starting at age 5. There will be Cloverbud program activities March 22nd and March 29th from 2 to 3:30 at the Grant County Extension Office. Call for more details 388-1559.