$1.98 Show!

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Isaac’s Bar “Only the Best” Productions & the SWANS present
Ninth Annual Benefit $1.98 Show
“Babe Toys in Phantom Land”

Where: Fine Arts Center Theater WNMU
Tickets go on Sale Feb. 1 at Shevek & Mi Restaurant & the Broadway Boutique
Phone Orders: 534-1114

Dr. Bonnie Buckley Maldonado on issues in education.

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WNMU Dean and Professor Emeritus and founder of both El Refugio and Border Area Mental Health, Bonnie Buckley is very well known and respected in Grant County. She has published nationally and internationally in the fields of education and counselling. She currently teaches one course per semester at WNMU’s School of Education, and performs counselling supervision at El Refugio.

Where: The Red Barn Steakhouse (buffet lunch, includes one trip to the salad bar plus beverage, for $8).

Mexican Migration, Free Trade, and Border Security

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Mexican Migration, Free Trade, and Border Security to Be Focus of a Talk and Meeting

Dr. Magdaleno Manzanarez will share his insights on “Mexican Migration, Free Trade, and Border Security” on Sunday, January 22, at
7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Global Resource Center on the Western New Mexico State University campus. Dr. Manzanarez is an Associate
Professor of Political Science at WNMU and co-author of the book NAFTA and Neocolonialism. Anyone interested in learning more about
US-Mexico border issues is encouraged to attend this free meeting,which is sponsored by the local No More Deaths group and the WNMU
Office of Multicultural Affairs.

At the meeting, blankets for residents of the Columbus, New Mexico, and Palomas, Mexico areas will be collected as part of the annual
Blanket the Border campaign. Both new and gently used blankets are welcome, as are checks made out to “Blanket the Border.” Blankets may
also be dropped off at First Presbyterian Church in Silver City, 1915 N Swan, before January 25. Church hours are Monday through Friday
from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.

For more information, call Bill Charland at 534-0180 or Sharon Young at 534-0830, or email smyoung@signalpeak.net

“Bush and Iraq – Reflections of a Foggy Bottom Exile”

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With career diplomat and Foreign Service officer Rick Sherman. During his career, Rick served in American diplomatic missions in Libya, Italy, Kenya, Pakistan, Fiji, and New Zealand. He also served at various times as political advisor on Middle East Affairs and as Senior Watch Officer in the State Department’s Operations Center (ie, worldwide crisis management). Rick is now a Silver City resident who remains a consultant with the State Department.

Where: The Red Barn Steakhouse (buffet lunch, includes one trip to the salad bar plus beverage, for $8).