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La Clinica de Familia will host a free trunk or treat and Covid-19 vaccine event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 30, at its office at 575 S. Alameda Blvd., La Clinica said in a news release. more
If you have been paying attention to the news, you must know by now that in April 2021, Gov. Lujan Grisham signed a bill legalizing recreational cannabis in New Mexico, effective April 1, 2022. Many think that it is already in effect and legal. It is not! It is evolving, as we speak. more
Memorial Medical Center (MMC) has promoted Mary Armijo to chief operating officer (COO), effective August 9, the hospital said in a news release. During her nearly two-year tenure at MMC as associate administrator, Armijo “has demonstrated exceptional capability in guiding success in each of her areas of responsibility, most notably in cardiovascular services, laboratory services, growth and outreach and business development,” the news release said. more
Memorial Medical Center (MMC) dedicated its chapel Aug. 3 in honor of the Rev. Dr. Margaret Short, who started the hospital’s pastoral care program in 1997. Short retired May 21 after 24 years as MMC’s Pastoral Care Department director. The dedication and the chapel plaque honoring Short “celebrate the legacy of an individual who has been so important to Memorial Medical Center,” MMC CEO John Harris said during the dedication ceremony. more
Blood donations in New Mexico have plummeted due to COVID-19, with Vitalant cancelling more than 1,600 blood drives during the pandemic Every two seconds someone in the United … more
Montana Avenue was the site of the City of Las Cruces’ second Play Street on Saturday, June 5, in a pilot initiative to explore new and exciting ways to bring opportunities to get active in … more
Jardin de los Niños CEO Michelle Adames, Ph.D., and her staff, volunteers, clients and supporters cut the ribbon May 21 as Jardin became the first trauma-informed care center in New Mexico endorsed by the New Mexico Association for Infant Mental Health (NMAIMH). more
New Mexico (population: 2.11 million; 16+ population eligible to receive vaccination: 1,680,605) more
A pilot Play Street Initiative was kicked off with the Juniper Play Street on Saturday, May 8. During the Play Street a length of Juniper Street was temporarily closed to through … more
The City of Las Cruces will be offering an Adaptive Recreation Walking Program beginning the week of May 17. The Adaptive Walking Program will take place from 9-10 a.m. on … more
“The COVID epidemic has drastically exacerbated food insecurity, nationwide and in our own community,” Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) emergency food program of Doña Ana County said in its 2020 annual report. more
Doña Ana Community College (DACC) announces it is hosting a COVID vaccination site at its East Mesa Campus. more
The New Mexico State University Chile Pepper Institute will host a special plant sale in celebration of Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, at the … more
“New Mexico is pulling into the lead in our battle against coronavirus,” New Mexico Human Services Department Sec. Dr. David Scrase said at a COVID-19 and vaccine webinar he held Feb. 3 with New Mexico Department of Health Sec.-designate Dr. Tracie Collins. more
Hakes Brothers, a regional homebuilder headquartered in Las Cruces, has donated $18,000 to three local nonprofits: El Caldito Soup Kitchen, Las Cruces Gospel Rescue Mission, Inc. and La Casa, Inc., a … more
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