NEXT MEETING: 6:00 PM, Wednesday, December 18, 2019: GCAS general meeting & Awesome Annual GCAS Potluck Christmas Party & White Elephant Extravaganza. Meet at Josh & Kyle's party house at 615 E. Skyview Drive. Annual Board of Trustees meeting begins ~ 5:30 PM, general meeting begins at 6 PM. Bring some potluck finger-food AND a wrapped white-elephant gift to exchange. Directions: From Hudson Street/Hwy 90 southbound from Silver City's downtown, turn left (southeast) onto Ridge Road where the Chevron gas station is on the southeast corner. Continue on Ridge Road a short ways and take the second left (eastbound) onto Skyview Drive. 615 Skyview will be a ways down the hill on the left.

NEXT FIELD TRIP = TBA.

Thatcher Rogers, 2018-2019 Coinman Grant Award Recipient
Las Cruces Lecture Series Part II

Still 3 Volunteer Opportunities!

IMG_0348One of our core missions is to preserve and protect archaeological resources through education. School is in session and several groups of local students and their teachers are taking field trips to the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site. We provide volunteer guides for these field trips, coordinated by our very own Marilyn Markel.

IMG_0557 (2)Large groups of students from two schools are planning field trips between the date of this post and November 22, 2019. We need GCAS members to take time to assist Marilyn in showing these young visitors some of the rich heritage that their area offers them. Bonus: no experience is necessary for any of these field trips; Marilyn will quickly get you up to speed. Please help with one or more:

Friday, October 25, 2019: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of students from La Plata Middle School through the MCHS grounds. Please help make this school field trip of 100 students a success! For hours and other details please contact our Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via email.

Friday, November 8, 2019: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several more groups of students from La Plata Middle School through the MCHS grounds. We need your help to make this school field trip of 100 students a success! For details please contact the GCAS's Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via email.

Friday, November 22, 2019: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site to guide several groups of students from Stout Elementary School through the MCHS grounds. Please contact the GCAS's education coordinator Marilyn Markel ASAP by telephone at 575-536-9337, or via email.

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