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The PNM resources Foundation has opened a grant opportunity for New Mexico non-profits titled the “Reduce You Use Grants.” Each grant is valued up to $5,000 and allows non-profits to spend less on electric bills and more on providing essential services to the community. According to a release, “the 2020 Reduce Your Use grants help New Mexico nonprofits complete projects that reduce their energy use, reduce carbon emissions, and lower their electric bills. Funded projects may include efficient lighting, updating heating and cooling systems, window coverings, ceiling fans, energy saving appliances, solar panel installations and much more. The completion of these projects will not only save energy and money, but will also mean a cleaner, healthier environment.” Applications for the grant are being accepted at this time at A total of $200,000 will be awarded.

On Monday, the Grant County Clerk’s Office sent out courtesy absentee applications for the 2020 General Elections. If individuals choose to vote absentee by mail, the application must be received in the clerk’s office no later than Tuesday, October 20th or voters have the option to apply for an absentee by mail ballot online at A complete list of voting dates, locations, and times is available online at and choosing the Bureau of Elections tab.

This year, Western New Mexico University Cultural Affairs fall season is being offered virtually and free of charge. The first performance us scheduled for tomorrow night, September 17th from 7:00 to 8:00 P.M. with a Zoom Open Mic featuring local musicians. For more details about the WNMU Cultural Affairs virtual fall season, including Zoom links to live streamed programs, can be found at Those with questions may call 575-538-6469.

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