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Happy birthday, Kitty

The Friends of the Library will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration of Hello Kitty from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Artesia Public Library Community Room. The library received a giveaway kit for the event from Hello Kitty, with items such as those modeled by Elizabeth Stephens in the photo above. “The kit also has bookmarks, several crowns, and tattoo sheets for all who come join in on the fun to be had!” said Sandi Lanning, APL Foundation secretary. The birthday-party theme will also include games, story time, treats, and five short cartoons. Courtesy Photo

The Friends of the Library will host a 40th Anniversary Celebration of Hello Kitty from 10 a.m. – noon Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Artesia Public Library Community Room. The library received a giveaway kit for the event from Hello Kitty, with items such as those modeled by Elizabeth Stephens in the photo above. “The kit also has bookmarks, several crowns, and tattoo sheets for all who come join in on the fun to be had!” said Sandi Lanning, APL Foundation secretary. The birthday-party theme will also include games, story time, treats, and five short cartoons.
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Fire Safety Week educational, fun for students

Students at Roselawn Elementary School gather around Artesia Fire Department mascot Sparky the Firedog during a presentation at the school by the AFD as part of its Fire Safety Week efforts. Each year, the department conducts presentations at local schools designed to teach students fire safety and how to respond in the event of a fire while engaging them with fun activities and visits from their favorite firedog. Courtesy Photo

Students at Roselawn Elementary School gather around Artesia Fire Department mascot Sparky the Firedog during a presentation at the school by the AFD as part of its Fire Safety Week efforts. Each year, the department conducts presentations at local schools designed to teach students fire safety and how to respond in the event of a fire while engaging them with fun activities and visits from their favorite firedog.
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‘Why We Stay’

Francesca Fernandez, a survivor of domestic violence and instructor on the topic for several state law enforcement academies, speaks Monday at the Public Safety Complex. Grace Miller - Daily Press

Francesca Fernandez, a survivor of domestic violence and instructor on the topic for several state law enforcement academies, speaks Monday at the Public Safety Complex.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

By GRACE MILLER
Daily Press Staff Writer
Francesca Fernandez is a survivor of severe emotional, sexual, verbal and physical abuse. As a speaker on the topic of domestic violence, she has put a face on the issue from an insider’s perspective. Read the rest of this entry »

SOTP donates to AER

Members of the Smokin’ on the Pecos board present Artesia Emergency Relief with funds raised through food sales at Saturday’s Art in the Park. Pictured from left are Kameron Dudek, Bob Plummer, Jillana Burgess, Sue Pemberton, Gay Cramer, Susie McCaw, David Grousnick and Ronnie Jackson. AER is a local organization that makes aid available to Artesians suffering financial setbacks. “We are glad to help out AER for all they do to serve our community,” said Grousnick. SOTP sold 250 pounds of chicken wings Saturday, raising $887. Grace Miller – Daily Press

Members of the Smokin’ on the Pecos board present Artesia Emergency Relief with funds raised through food sales at Saturday’s Art in the Park. Pictured from left are Kameron Dudek, Bob Plummer, Jillana Burgess, Sue Pemberton, Gay Cramer, Susie McCaw, David Grousnick and Ronnie Jackson. AER is a local organization that makes aid available to Artesians suffering financial setbacks. “We are glad to help out AER for all they do to serve our community,” said Grousnick. SOTP sold 250 pounds of chicken wings Saturday, raising $887.
Grace Miller – Daily Press

Event to look at domestic violence from victims’ perspective

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Daily Press File Photo

ARTESIA — Grammy’s House and the Artesia Police Department are sponsoring a presentation titled “Why We Stay” intended to provide perspective on the difficulties faced by victims of domestic violence. Read the rest of this entry »