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Making winter feel warmer

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Volunteers at Hozho Center hand out warm clothes, food

Pictures of the Winter Warm-Up distribution event at the Hozho Center (Third Street and Maloney) Jan. 31, where donations of warm clothing and backpacks collected  across Gallup, were handed out to those needing them.

This effort was sponsored by RMCHCS and...

Dee Thompson takes her aunt’s story to the people

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TALE OF TEMPTATION, TRANSCENDENCE

“Everyone has a story inside of them, we just have to find it and let it out,” James Harjo says. These were the words that were spoken by Harjo, husband of Dee Thompson, author of Shattered Dreams, Bondage, and Hope as she told her story about the amazing life of her aunt, Sariah.

Thompson held a book signing Jan. 11, at the Octavia Fellin Public Library to promote the book before an intrigued audience. In a light-hearted tone, Thompson said she had never attended a book signing and this was new to her as well. Accompanied by her husband, the two greeted the audience, shook hands, and made small talk before the presentation. Currently living in...

Farmington, Albuquerque, State of N.M. win Family Friendly Business Award

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Businesses, nonprofits, governments can apply online

The City of Farmington and the City of Albuquerque have joined the State of New Mexico as recipients of the Family Friendly Business Award in recognition of their family-friendly workplace policies. Farmington and the State of New Mexico received Platinum level recognition (the highest), while Albuquerque was recognized at the Gold level. The awards are bestowed by Family Friendly New Mexico, a nonprofit organization that recognizes New Mexico businesses, governments and organizations that implement policies deemed friendly to working families.

Offering flexible work schedules is one method employers can use to support working...

First joint Christmas Eve ‘Festival for the Homeless’

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RMCHCS and Hozho Center serve 150 meals on Christmas Eve

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services and the Hozho Center celebrated their first joint Christmas Eve “Festival for the Homeless” event this year. The two organizations combined efforts to spread joy to the community by offering a holiday feast to McKinley County’s homeless residents. One hundred-fifty people were served.

Festivities were held from 9 am to 4 pm at the center’s headquarters at 216 W. Maloney Ave. in Gallup. The event featured hot meals of ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, pie and coffee with extra helpings of holiday cheer.

“It was exciting to see the joy spread among the participants and...

First joint Christmas Eve 'Festival for the Homeless'

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RMCHCS and Hozho Center serve 150 meals on Christmas Eve

By William Madaras
For the Sun

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services and the Hozho Center celebrated their first joint Christmas Eve “Festival for the Homeless” event this year. The two organizations combined efforts to spread joy to the community by offering a holiday feast to McKinley County’s homeless residents. One hundred-fifty people were served.

Festivities were held from 9 am to 4 pm at the center’s headquarters at 216 W. Maloney Ave. in Gallup. The event featured hot meals of ham, mashed potatoes, green beans, pie and coffee with extra helpings of holiday cheer.

“It was exciting to see the joy...

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