May 26th, 2015

It was a pleasure to represent the interest of our community and the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital last month. This was my second year joining the Chamber team and meeting with our federal delegation in Washington, D.C., on many key issues that impact our community well-being and future. Additionally, we continued our work to preserve and expand the capabilities and mission of White Sands Missile Range, which is vital to our local economy. It was sad to see our elected officials once again make a decision that negatively impacts business growth in our community. Not passing ... Continue Reading

May 18th, 2015

DATE: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 TIME: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm PLACE: Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University (NMSU) Genesis C 3655 Research Drive, Genesis C, Las Cruces, NM 88003 575.646.6120 Map and Directions NMSU one-day free parking permit RSVP: Sharon Evans at 505.845.9671 or by Friday, May 22, 2015 If you know someone else who might benefit from NMSBA, please forward this invitation. Award Celebration Be a part of a special award presentation to recognize the success of a Southern New Mexico small business that received assistance from NMSBA. The Information Session will offer: •    A time for small businesses, local economic development representatives, andcommunity leaders to ... Continue Reading

May 18th, 2015

Success starts with preparedness of business Company helps families plan for, reach their financial goals

Paul Bridgers is in his 19th year as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch. Prior to this career, he was a teacher and a swimming coach at the public high school and university levels. Matthew Mossburg is in his third year as a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch and has been in the financial services industry since 2008. Tina Avelar has been a client associate with Merrill Lynch for 28 years. She is also the resident director’s assistant. The Bridgers Group Merrill Lynch mission statement says, “To guide families ... Continue Reading

May 18th, 2015

By Erin Dorrance White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs A field trip to a missile launch, a robotbuilding class and a gym class on the golf course, are all typical educational activities at White Sands School on White Sands Missile Range. The school, which is part of Las Cruces Public Schools, offers kindergarten through eighth-grade students tremendous opportunities and individualized attention. Any student can enroll in the school. White Sands School is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)-focused school with class sizes often smaller than average. The attendance of 300 students is rapidly dropping to about 225 students by August because of ... Continue Reading

May 11th, 2015

June 5th 2015 New Mexico State University Golf Course


The New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization established in 1993 with the sole purpose of providing financial support to Hispanic college students in the state of New Mexico. The New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education works closely with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and is considered one of New Mexico's largest Hispanic fundraising organizations.

The Vision: The New Mexico Alliance for Hispanic Education exists for one simple reason: to give New Mexico's Hispanic students the opportunity to seek a higher level ... Continue Reading