Nov 6th, 2015

An Austin's Fine Jewelry supplier, Stuller, created a contest to repurppose their old catalog. Jennifer McManus, a Austin's Fine Jewelry employee, submitted an art pieace using a paper techinique called Quilling that has been an artistic medium since the middle ages.

The entry deadline was the 31st, and the winner will be annouced in mid November. The grand prize winner will get $500 in credit to Stuller. The piece will be on display at Austin's Fine Jewelry.


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Nov 2nd, 2015

Group raises money for breast cancer research

Mission: NMSU Aggies are Tough Enough to Wear Pink is a volunteer group raising breast cancer awareness and funds on behalf of Cowboys for Cancer Research, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Purpose: We lead a diverse group of community leaders, business owners and dedicated volunteers who work collaboratively with New Mexico State University administration and athletics to organize community events and an annual NMSU NCAA football game. Through a series of fundraising efforts and events, we generate cash and in-kind contributions that we proudly present to our ... Continue Reading

Nov 2nd, 2015

This November, there is an election here in Las Cruces that will decide three City Council seats and who will be our Mayor. As promised, the Chamber embarked on the process of actively advocating for pro-business policies and candidates. To that end, the Chamber distributed questionnaires to all candidates and have interviewed the candidates that returned our questionnaire and participated to determine whom we, as a chamber, will endorse.

As someone who has run for public office, I want to thank each of the candidates who have put themselves forward to run for the four open positions in this ... Continue Reading

Nov 2nd, 2015

You’re invited to join the challenge of creating a business in 54 hours at Startup Weekend Las Cruces on November 13-15th at NMSU’s Arrowhead Park, 4605 Research Park Circle in Las Cruces.

On Friday night you’ll have a chance to “pitch” an idea for a product or service. Teams will form based on votes for the best ideas. Your team will have 54 hours to take an idea and develop it into a minimum viable product that will be judged by a panel of professionals on Sunday afternoon. The winning team will be eligible to compete at the state level for ... Continue Reading

Oct 26th, 2015

Most citizens know how dependent we are on the federal government for both money and jobs. Those same citizens understand that, in general, federal spending on things like the military is on the decline.

In other words, we cannot count on Washington, D.C. to grow our economy any longer — nor should we.

So, it is up to us.

It is also important to understand that people that have come to our city — no matter if it was 30 years ago or 30 days ago — have invested their hard-earned money to open a business and have done ... Continue Reading