Jul 22nd, 2014

Test networking abilities

Networking, have you ever given it a lot of thought? How big is your network? How does it work? What good is it? Who does it benefit? How can I do it better? Why is it important to me? I could go on with the questions but I think you get my point. I recently attended a conference where Harvey Mackay was a keynote speak­er. Mr. Mackay is known for his network­building skills and has six New York Times No. 1 Best Sellers: “Swim With The Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive” and “Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty” ... Continue Reading

Jul 21st, 2014

Family owned business becomes go-to stop

575-647-0067 • 190 AVENIDA DE MESILLA

Breakfast is an essential meal to start the day. There are many different options to choose from, but two popular favorites are the classic donut and burrito. Bosa Donuts has become a go-to stop to pick up a morning meal for many Las Crucens.

Bosa Donuts & Burritos at 190 Avenida de Mesilla is family owned and first opened in 1984. After 12 years, the current owners took over the business in 1996.

Today Bosa serves a range of customers around Las Cruces. “We mainly serve to the blue collar workers such ... Continue Reading

Jul 21st, 2014

CenturyLink employees, communities raise 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in national food drive CenturyLink Foundation supports annual effort with $1 million match

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) employees and the company’s local communities collected 666,204 pounds of food and $767,219 in the 2014 CenturyLink Backpack Buddies Feed the Children Food Drive, which took place June 2-13 in hundreds of company locations across the country.

To further support its employees’ efforts, the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation contributed a $1 million match to local food bank beneficiaries through the drive. This is the fifth year for CenturyLink’s nationwide ... Continue Reading

Jul 17th, 2014

John Ryan

John Ryan, sales manager for CST Solar on East Lohman Avenue in Las Cruces, originally hails from a small town in south­eastern Connecticut. A classically trained chef, Ryan decided to put his culi­nary career on hold to take part in a pilot program in sustainable technologies at the University of Hawaii’s, Maui College.

Upon completion of the pro­gram, he returned to the main­land and was named partner at the Mystic Energy Group where he managed the firm’s administration and business development.

In early spring of 2012, Mystic was acquired by AirWell Water Inc. and Ryan was retained as the product development ... Continue Reading

Jul 17th, 2014

U.S. Chamber advocates for standards

With all of the effort that the Chamber is undertaking to help support local busi­ness in terms of workforce development, it is both comforting and scary to see that we are not alone.

The following information can be found on the US Chamber of Commerce’s website, www.uschamber.com, under “Issues” and “Education”: Nothing is more important to America’s economic future than the de­velopment of a workforce with the skills and knowledge required to compete in the global economy.

That development starts in the classroom and extends the length of a working person’s career.

The reality, however, is that America’s ... Continue Reading