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Cookout benefits Susana Martinez

An old-fashioned cookout to support Susana Martinez for governor will be held today (Saturday), 5-7 p.m., at Ranchers Steakhouse. A $10 minimum donation per person is suggested.

Cat & Kitten Fest on Plaza

The Socorro Animal Shelter will hold a Cat & Kitten Fest during the Farmers Market today (Saturday), beginning at 9 a.m., on the Plaza.
Regular adoption fees apply. However, older animals and those that are already spayed or neutered have lower adoption fees. The shelter will have all paperwork available on-site. Come and find a new cuddly companion.
The shelter remains closed until July 23 due to an outbreak of canine distemper. This illness does not affect cats.
Call 575-838-3103 for information or visit the website: www.socorroanimalshelter.com

Tech Tonics host volleyball camp

The New Mexico Tech women’s volleyball club will host a two-day volleyball camp for high school and middle school volleyball players.
The camp is from 1-5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, July 21-22, at the New Mexico Tech Gym. The Tech Tonics club members and coaches will conduct several workshops.
Participants will learn and improve skills in passing, serving, hitting, setting, blocking and digging.
The camp cost is $30 for both days. To register, contact Chelsea Buffington by e-mail to cbuffington@admin.nmt.edu, or call 575-835-5780.

 

Pottery Barn crib recall

Pottery Barn Kids  is recalling about 82,000 drop-side cribs, regardless of model number. The recall is prompted by reports of drop sides that have malfunctioned or detached. This can lead to entrapment, suffocation and fall inuries in infants and young children.
The cribs were sold exclusively through the Pottery Barn Kids catalog, www.potterybarnkids.com , and at Pottery Barn Kids retail stores nationwide from January 1999 through March 2010. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.