Nov 3rd, 2014

How busy is busy?

If you ever need to know the answer to “How busy is busy?” ask a Conquistadore with the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce.

This summer was an example of busy. The Conquistadors have been honored to attend – now put this on your schedule and don’t forget that you also have a full-time job – the following events: four ground breakings, more than 40 ribbon cuttings, 20-plus Business of the Month presentations, five Business After Hours, a summer quarterly and, most recently, our fall quarterly.

If you are on a committee, you had more than 55 opportunities to ... Continue Reading

May 17th, 2013

By Stacie Allen

As most of you know, the Conquistadores are the good-will ambassadors for the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. You see us around town each month at ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings as well as charity and special events. We are an extension of the chamber, and we advocate for the business community as well. We volunteer our time to help members maximize their benefits and get involved with the chamber’s goals and initiatives. Each one of us is not only a Conquistadore, but we are chamber members as well. We believe in the mission of the chamber and know ... Continue Reading

Jun 19th, 2013

By Stacie Allen

As most of you know, the Conquistadores are the good-will ambassadors for the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. We are an extension of the chamber, serving as hosts and greeters at ribbon cut­tings, business openings, as well as charity and special events. Conquistadores give back above and beyond to Doña Ana County on a daily basis – and so can you. Become part of that support. Give yourself and our community the very best of GIFTS: G Group involvement I Interaction with business lead­ers, new businesses and the community F Fun relationships and activities T Talented people to network with ... Continue Reading

Apr 20th, 2015

Beautiful April weather is with us, and there is nothing to complain about here in Las Cruces, especially for someone who was born and raised New Jersey.

I was thinking about what exactly would motivate a Conquistadore to wake up 4 o’clock in the morning to help with Bataan Memorial Death March as well as other Conquistadore events. One response I received from fellow Conquistadores is they love being part of the community.

There are Conquistadores who moved to Las Cruces from other parts of the country, and they would like to know different parts of the business community and getting together ... Continue Reading

Jun 22nd, 2015

I realized that when I started my agency nine years ago, I needed to be thinking about a road map. Since many of us are going on summer vacation, we all need a plan. Many of us old folks used a paper map on how to get to our destination. We prepare ourselves for the trip. My destination is retirement and traveling. The first thing is to find a place, put the sign in front of your door, and hire employees. I did that and now what? I have done my homework and back in 2006 there were 146 ... Continue Reading