Here’s a look at some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.
The Grant County Public Health Office and Western New Mexico University will provide another seasonal flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic for WNMU students, faculty and staff as well as to the general public tomorrow November 9th, from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M. A follow-up vaccination clinic will be held on the WNMU campus on November 30 for those requiring their second COVID-19 shot. The flu shots and COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic will be held in historic Graham Gym on the Western New Mexico University Silver City campus.
In other WNMU news, students and community members will have a chance to help alleviate the critical shortage of donated blood when Vitalant visits the campus this week on Friday, November 12th. WNMU is joining a friendly competition to determine which New Mexico college or university can provide the most of this critical resource. The blood drive is open to the public from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in the historic Graham Gym on campus. Although open to the public, students are particularly encouraged to attend. Make an appointment at vitalant.org .
A 20-year veteran of the Deming Police Department has been promoted to the Chief of Police position. Clint Hogan was officially presented the badge by Mayor Benny Jasso at a ceremony that took place at a recent Deming City Council meeting. Hogan follows Alex Valdespino, who retired in October after over 20 years in law enforcement.
The Murray Hotel located at 200 West Broadway in Silver City is collecting canned and boxed non-perishable food to be delivered to the Gospel Mission. Members of the community can help alleviate local food insecurity by bringing non-perishable food donations to the Murray Hotel Lobby by November 23rd.
This has been a look at so some local news brought to you by Silver City Radio.