The Grant County Clerk’s Office will be closed tomorrow, November 7th due to the elections. The office will be open to conduct the 2023 regular local election and to assist the voters of Grant County. Regular business hours will resume on Wednesday, November 8th. For any questions or concerns, visit the website.
During the Center for Health Innovations Behavioral Health meeting that took place last month, the nonprofit organization Supporting People In Need (SPIN) announced that they now have a new mobile homeless outreach and harm reduction program available to those in need. The program helps clients secure disability and social security benefits and has a psychiatric nurse practitioner available so clients can have immediate access to medication management. The mobile outreach program will take place across Grant, Luna and Hidalgo Counties. For more information about SPIN and the mobile homeless outreach program, visit website.
The High Desert Humane Society in Silver City will be having their monthly reduced rate rabies vaccination clinic this coming Saturday, November 11th. They will be offering a wide variety of vaccines including one or two year rabies vaccines for cats and dogs. This will be a drive through clinic and will run from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
As a reminder, The Gila National Forest is still looking for artists and community members to submit their artwork for inclusion in the Gila Wilderness Centennial posters. All artwork must be inspired by the Gila Wilderness and represent one or more of the five characteristics of Wilderness which include: untrammeled, natural, undeveloped, opportunities for solitude and primitive, unconfined recreation and other characteristics that make the Gila uniquely special. The winning contributors’ artwork will be used as part of an outreach campaign that will be happening next year in celebration of 100 years of the Gila Wilderness. Entries are free and must be submitted by December 1st. For more information, visit the website.
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The nonprofit organization Colores United, which has been serving the community of Deming and Luna County since 2019, has joined forces with Luna County’s “Coats for Kids” to help provide jackets and coats to children in need. During the month of November, members will be collecting donations, purchasing coats and will be handing out vouchers to the Deming Public Schools to be sent home with students, which can be used to pick up a winter coat in December. For more information on the organization or if interested in donating, visit Colores United’s Facebook page.