May 4th, 2015

SW Pathways Conference

May 28-29, 2015 / Scottsdale, AZ / ASU SkySong

Innovate+Educate is pleased to partner with the Global Pathways Institute to present the first annual Southwest Pathways Conference.  This exciting event will bring together thought leaders from Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico and Arizona to explore solutions to the challenge of equipping all young adults in the SW, especially Hispanic and Native American youth, with the skills they need to achieve economic success. Click Here for conference information, registration & hotel reservations.

May 4th, 2015

Advanced Hearing Care Allstate Insurance Company - Mary Iadicicco Insurance Agency, LLC Angel Care of New Mexico, Inc. Applebee's Grill & Bar - Hickory Loop Applebee's Grill & Bar - Lohman Attorney at Law - Melissa J. Reeves, P.C. Bank of the West Casa Bandera Apartments Comcast Cable Cordova, Kathleen D.D.S. Corner Bakery Cafe Cowboys For Cancer Research, Inc. Days Inn Del Valle Physical Therapy EnrichTheKids, Inc. Family Eye Care Fox Auto Group Golden Corral Restaurant Hakes Brothers, LLC Hoop-T-Dudes Custom Embroidery Inspection Masters Kelly Services KVIA - TV 7 Las Cruces Real Estate Leavitt Group Southwest, Inc. Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant - Pan Am Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity Motel 6 - La Posada Ln New Mexico Farm & Livestock Bureau NRC Business Services Painted Skies Dental Center Pioneer Bank Principal Financial Property ... Continue Reading

May 4th, 2015

Braden Tidwell

Born and raised in Las Cruces, Braden Tidwell has seen his share of growth and development in the city he calls home. Certain things come to mind that he enjoys in Mesilla Valley, which includes the food, people and best majestic scenery in the Southwest.

He is a proud Mayfield High School graduate, playing soccer and running track as well as being involved in the Business and Fine Arts Academy. He attended New Mexico State University, studying criminal justice and computer science.

In 1999, he began his career in banking and, from 2000-03, he has received numerous customer service awards. In ... Continue Reading

Apr 27th, 2015


By Troy Tudor

One of the privileges I have had in my time with the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce was to launch the Las Cruces Young Professionals organization.

The launch came about after one-on-one conversations with nearly 100 young professionals in our community, and has led to conversations with countless more since its beginning. There are now nearly 400 individuals participating in the group and nearly 800 interacting on social media.

One of the major concerns of this demographic is the opportunity to succeed in their careers. For some, it is establishing a career; for some, it is growing a career; ... Continue Reading

Apr 27th, 2015

Local Dentist Marianne Day is creating great smiles and helping the children of Jardin de los Niños at the same time. Day is a Crown Council member—an alliance of leading-edge dental teams committed to charitable work. March through June, Day and her staff will professionally whiten teeth to raise money for Jardin de los Niños. Day is working via the Smiles for Life Charity to bring whiter smiles to members of the community, and to help homeless and near homeless children and their families.

The Smiles for Life Foundation is the children’s charity arm of the Crown Council. Ultradent (makers of ... Continue Reading