Fundraiser for SWNM Transition Center
The Southwest New Mexico Transition Center, Inc. (The Center) will have a yard sale fundraiser on Saturday December 7th at 311 E. Maple in Deming. The Center is a 501 c/3 non-profit organized to address the homeless and hunger needs of veterans and others. The yard sale will run from 9am-3pm. For more information, please contact Helena (Terry) Athey at 575-694-0148 or Reggie Price 575-993-1395.
Distribution of Commodities for the general public will be held Thursday, December 19, at 3801 Raymond Reed Blvd. Distribution will be from 9 a.m. until the food is gone. Recipients will need to bring a picture ID and a current utility bill or other proof of your current address. You must show all documentation. If you are picking up for someone else, you will need to bring a note of authorization and all of the above for that person. For information call Deming Helping Hand at 546-2558. Distributed by friends and volunteers of Deming Helping Hand.
City of Rocks State Park Happenings
City of Rocks State Park have a few upcoming events they would like to let you know about.
We have started doing our Interpretive Programs on a variety of topics.
We will have our next one on December 7th at 2:00pm, and it will be "Desert Camo" which focuses on New Mexico Animal Camouflage. Regular park fees apply. Programs will usually last around an hour. Program will be set up in the Visitor Center.
On December 21st we will be having "Coco and Cookies with Santa" from 10:00am-12:00pm. Program will be set up in the Visitor Center. Regular park fees apply.
On January 1st we will be having our annual First Day Hike up Table Top Mountain. Regular park fees apply.
Our next "Coffee with the Ranger" will be January 11th. This "Kaffee Klatsch" will be a perfect time for visitors and local residents to meet with the rangers and chat, ask questions, and offer suggestions about the park. Coffee and condiments will be provided. These sessions will start at 9:30am and will take place at the Visitor Center. Regular park fees will apply.
Our next Star Party is on December 21st and again on December 28th and January 25th. Regular park fees apply. Bring extra chairs. The program will start at sundown.
For further questions, please contact City of Rocks at (575) 536-2800.
The Southwest New Mexico Transition Center, Inc.,
The SWNM Transition Center is addressing homelessness and hunger among veterans and others.
If you have items (clothes, unexpired can and/or boxed food) you wish to donate, please bring them with you. We will gladly give you a receipt for your tax deductible donation.
We look forward to helping the community and doing our part in eradicating hunger and homelessness. Feel free to forward this to other interested parties. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact either one of us: Reggie Price (575-993-1395), Terry Kline (575-313-7112) or Helena (Terry) Athey (575-694-0148).
DAV Holds Friday Night Dance...Bingo...Rummage Sale
First big fundraiser will be a Rummage sale on Dec 7th community donations needed for the sale Please help us raise money to house and feed our homeless Veterans and community members Donations can be picked up by calling Director Terry Athey or can be dropped off at the Transition Center on the the Maple side of the DAV building M-F after Nov 1, 2013.
Deming Helping Hands Inc.
If your family, or someone you know is in need of food, there is help available in Luna County.
Deming Helping Hands Inc 3801 Raymond Blvd (by the fairgrounds) is able to help. Call 546-2258 or stop by the office Monday-Friday 11:30 - 1:30
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Senior Center Bingo
The Deming Senior Center invites you to play Bingo Wednesday nights at the Senior Center. The doors open at 4:30pm.
Ticket sales start at 5pm, and games begin at 6pm. Prize’s range from $125 to $250 with a winner take all at the end of the session. The proceeds from the games go to the programs at the Deming Senior Center.
This is a non-smoking bingo with breaks for smokers.
For more information of Senior Center Bingo, please call 546-8823.