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Gila Regional Medical Center hosted a ceremony celebrating nurses nominated for the Daisy Award. The Daisy Foundation was created in 1999 to express gratitude and to recognize extraordinary compassionate and skillful care that nurses provide to patients and families. Out of the seven nurses nominated, Jennifer Thurnherr, was presented with the GRMC Daisy Award. The Daisy Award program has been practiced in over 5,400 healthcare facilities and schools of nursing in all 50 states and 33 other countries and territories.

The New Mexico Department of Transportation has announced that the District One Office will begin a maintenance operation project to place “chip seal” pavement on various roadways in Hidalgo County. According to a news release, “the chip seal process is a surface treatment that is placed on the existing pavement designed to seal out moisture and create a more durable surface extending the longevity of the roadway.” The work is scheduled to begin on Monday, October 17th along several roadways in Hidalgo County and will continue daily from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday until the work is complete. The roads affected include the following: Frontage Roads 1007 (Pyramid Street & Airport Road); POW Road; Old Highway 70; and NM 464 (Red Rock).

Silver City Mayor, Ken Ladner is hosting October’s “Monday Meeting with Mayor” on October 17th in the lobby of Western New Mexico University’s the Brancheau P.E. Building from 8:00 to 11:00 A.M. The Brancheau P.E. Building is located adjacent to the WNMU parking lot just off of College Avenue. The public is invited to share their ideas and suggestions with Mayor Ladner and enjoy coffee or water compliments of WNMU.