COUNTY MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH COUNCIL WILL RECEIVE AWARD TONIGHT

COUNTY MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH COUNCIL WILL RECEIVE AWARD TONIGHT

The Doña Ana County Maternal Child Health Council will receive the Las Mujeres Magnificas award on Friday night.

MCHC Coordinator Melanie Goodman said the council was selected as an award recipient by the New Mexico Women’s Summit, which is sponsored by the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. District 36 N.M. Sen. Mary Jane Garcia will present the award at a reception at the Court Youth Center in Las Cruces. The reception will begin at 6 p.m.

Through the award the summit recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to women by addressing domestic violence, providing educational services and improving their economic well-being.

For more information, call Grant A. Taylor at the county Office of Public Information and Special Projects at (505) 647-7229. Residents calling from outside the Las Cruces area may call toll-free at 1-877-827-7200 and request extension 7229.