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Man raising funds to help save popular pup

Joseph Rivera poses with Enis.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Joseph Rivera poses with Enis. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Discovering a pet has cancer is devastating, and not being able to afford treatment is heart wrenching beyond words. The cost of cancer care for dogs is surprising: $1,500 for a surgical procedure, and for some still not able to pay for basic treatment, they are faced with no choice but to euthanize or give up their pet. Read the rest of this entry »

Spreading Christmas Cheer • San Pedro celebrates the holidays

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Above, Robena Duncan, second from left, visits with great-granddaughter Nykol Duncan as Robert Duncan, Kathy Watkins and Helpers Club member Jackie Forister look on during the San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Christmas Party Sunday. At left, Antonia Gallegos smiles as Santa (administrator Jody Richards) drops by for a hug. Santa left gifts for all San Pedro residents as they and their families and friends enjoyed refreshments.   Grace Miller – Daily Press

Above, Robena Duncan, second from left, visits with great-granddaughter Nykol Duncan as Robert Duncan, Kathy Watkins and Helpers Club member Jackie Forister look on during the San Pedro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Christmas Party Sunday. On Top, Antonia Gallegos smiles as Santa (administrator Jody Richards) drops by for a hug. Santa left gifts for all San Pedro residents as they and their families and friends enjoyed refreshments. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Recognizing the unsung heroes • Students show appreciation for dispatchers

Students in Rick Wiles’ fifth-period, above, and sixth-period, below, EMS classes display the gift baskets they collected to show their appreciation to local dispatchers.  Ben Theobald - Daily Press

Students in Rick Wiles’ fifth-period, above, and sixth-period, below, EMS classes display the gift baskets they collected to show their appreciation to local dispatchers. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

12-16-ClassShowsAppreciationOfDispatchPeriod6Class(2)By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
When it comes to emergencies, sometimes the ones who are the most helpful may be the most unrecognized. Read the rest of this entry »

Toys for Tots final days

Just a few days remain to donate to the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots campaign. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be distributed to children in Eddy County who may not otherwise receive a gift for Christmas. Toys will be picked up from the Artesia Daily Press and other dropoff sites around town on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Artesia’s distribution is set for 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Elks Lodge.  Brienne Green - Daily Press

Just a few days remain to donate to the Marine Corps Reserve’s Toys for Tots campaign. Donations of new, unwrapped toys will be distributed to children in Eddy County who may not otherwise receive a gift for Christmas. Toys will be picked up from the Artesia Daily Press and other dropoff sites around town on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Artesia’s distribution is set for 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Elks Lodge. Brienne Green – Daily Press

Chase Foundation celebrates grand opening • New facility allows local charitable organization to expand

Chase Foundation Director Richard Price, right, stands with Dr. Jeffrey Boone during the grand opening of the Chase Foundation’s new facility Thursday.  Grace Miller - Daily Press

Chase Foundation Director Richard Price, right, stands with Dr. Jeffrey Boone during the grand opening of the Chase Foundation’s new facility Thursday. Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Chase Foundation opened its doors to the public Thursday afternoon with a grand opening ceremony at its new facility at 2103 W. Main St. Read the rest of this entry »