The High Desert Humane Society in Silver City will be having their monthly reduced rate rabies vaccination clinic this Saturday, February 10th. They will be offering a wide variety of vaccines including one and two year rabies vaccines for cats and dogs. This will be a drive through clinic and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 3050 South Cougar Way. 

The Silver City Food Co-op will be donating the February  funds from their “Round Up Program” to the Grant County Fort Bayard Chapter 1 of Disabled American Veterans, which is dedicated to empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives. Their mission is carried forward by extending Disabled American Veterans’ vision of hope into the community and providing a structure so veterans can express their compassion through a variety of volunteer programs. For more information about the Round Up Program and how to make a donation, visit the website

Congratulations to the La Plata Middle School Science Olympiad teams who each secured top  placements during the Regional Competition that took place last weekend. All 3 teams, which included 22 students, each earned medals for crafting the longest-flying gliders, constructing innovative bridges and for harnessing the power of the sun. A special congratulations to the 7th grade team for winning 3rd place overall qualifying them for the State Competition at New Mexico Tech in Socorro. Good to luck at the State Competition.

The Rotary Club of Silver City is inviting all upcoming high school seniors who are interested in leadership to apply for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, a transformative week-long leadership camp designed to nurture and empower young community leaders. The camp will offer a mix of leadership seminars, speakers, team sports, competitions and challenging rope courses. Boys camp will be July 14th-20th and the girls camp will be July 20th-26th. All costs for the camp will be covered by The Silver City Rotary Club. Deadline to apply is April 10th. For more information and to apply, visit website.

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The Center of Innovation in collaboration with the “Systems of Care” is having Financial Literacy workshops for youths age 16 through 26 all throughout New Mexico. The workshops will provide information on money management, budgeting, understanding your income and how to save and invest. The workshops are free and will be held virtually every Wednesday of the month starting February 21st until May 15th. To register and for more information, visit website