Noticias - July 27, 2012

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• Las Vegas Juvenile Justice Continuum Board meets at 3:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday of the month at the CYFD office on Ridgerunner Road. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Yolanda at 617-0483 or Teresa at 425-3543.
• San Miguel County Family and Community Health Council meets at 10 a.m. on the 4th Tuesday of the month at the Public Health Office on Gallegos Road. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call Yolanda at 617-0483.
• The city of Las Vegas Utilities Department has re-opened its utility payment center at City Hall at 1700 North Grand Ave. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is for payments only.
• The Las Vegas unit of the American Red Cross helps individuals who have suffered a house fire plus engages in other emergency activities. Meetings are one Tuesday evening a month at 6 p.m. Those interested in becoming volunteers may contact Connie Chavez at 425-6224 or conniec@desertgate.com.
• St. Paul’s Peace Church at Eighth and National is open from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays for prayer and meditation. The labyrinth in front of Faith Hall is open to the public for prayer and meditation daily.
• Las Vegas Elks Lodge 408 in conjunction with the New Mexico Elks Association announces that the Cerebral Palsy Commission has implemented a new program emphasizing helping those in need on a local level. The assistance the Elks give is not limited to individuals with Cerebral Palsy. Any person with special needs or disabilities will be considered. Under the new program, funds will be made available for equipment and modifications to equipment and facilities for those with cerebral palsy. Visit http://nmelks.org/cpapplication.pdf for applications. Once filled out, hand deliver the application to Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 2305 Collins Drive or mail to PO Box 397, Las Vegas, N.M., 87701 or contact Lodge CP Chairman Veronica Morris at 505-718-9571 for additional information.