Starting on October 20th, hundreds of PNM and TNMP employees will be participating in the annual “Day of Service.” According to a news release, employees will be assisting more than 20 non-profits statewide across New Mexico and Texas. PNM and TPNM volunteers help mentor youth with Big Brothers Big Sisters, teach Junior Achievement curriculum, judge science fairs, partner with tribal schools to teach basics of solar energy through PNM Solar Car Races, and serve on many non-profit and civic group boards.

The U.S Forest Service Gila National Forest is urging visitors to beware that streams and rivers are running high. Caution is recommended for visitors to the Catwalk National Recreation Area, especially at the last stream crossing on New Mexico Highway 174. In addition, Whitewater Creek is running high and the San Francisco River to which Whitewater Creek is tributary was flowing at 586 cubic feet per second near Glenwood compared to a typical 44 cubic feet per second flow this time of year.

Silver City Mayor, Ken Ladner, is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Municipal Museum Committee Advisory Group, the Municipal Library Community Advisory Group, and the Planning & Zoning Commission. Interested individuals who would like to get involved in the community can Visit the Silver City Town Clerk for an official application.

The Bayard Beautification Committee is hosting a free Candy Drop and Trunk or Treat event on Sunday, October 30th at the Bayard Community Center and the Bayard Park from 1:00 to 6:00 P.M. The free community event will offer food, drinks, and live entertainment throughout the day. Organizations or individuals that would like to participate in the Trunk or Treat activity can call Mark Diaz at 575-654-8128.