Jan 23rd, 2014

As part of our ongoing service to our members, the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce keeps you up-to-date on laws or actions being proposed that could have a serious impact on employers and the job climate in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County.

The Chamber has always favored protecting the Organ Mountains, but based on concerns that have not been addressed we are in opposition to the over-reaching S. 1805 Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act which will sequester 25% of Doña Ana County’s lands under a permanent, non-reversible monument status. Additionally, much of the land proposed for the monument is ... Continue Reading

Mar 3rd, 2014

Driving east on Lohman Avenue, you may have noticed the wood buttressing on the walls of the Armijo house. This is exciting to see because it is the first step in the process of restoring and repurposing the old home to a brand new use, the locationof the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. This property is of special importance to the Chamber because it was purchased and renovated in 1877 by Nestor Armijo, an early pioneer in the Mesilla Valley who also became a prominent businessman. Eventually, six generations of his family lived in the home. We at the Chamber understand ... Continue Reading

Jun 20th, 2013

On Thursday, June 20, more than 200 leaders from the business community gath­ered at the Las Cruces Convention Center for the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce’s annual Medical Update Luncheon. Paul Herzog, CEO of Memorial Medical Center, and Denten Park, CEO of MountainView Regional Medical Center, shared the stage. Herzog called the changes currently tak­ing place in the health care field “transfor­mational.” He used electronic medical re­cords as an example. “While it sounds like a good idea and sounds like a simple idea, it requires a tre­mendous amount of work,” he said. Herzog said Memorial Medical Center certified last year for “Meaningful Use” ... Continue Reading

Apr 14th, 2014

New Mexico will lose its only active duty Army unit By Adriana Salas Missile Ranger Staff Writer White Sands Missile Range and New Mexico will soon lose their only active duty Army unit when the 2nd Engineer Battalion begins to reorganize this summer. The reassignment is part of an Army Core Structure Change that went into effect in October 2013. The different companies in the battalion are scheduled to be reorganized within other units on different installations. The Battalion Headquarters, Headquarters Company and Forward Support Company will be reassigned to Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division. When this move takes place ... Continue Reading

May 29th, 2014

White Sands Test Faclity (WSTF) to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for commercial Food Services to supply meals at the NASA EXCHANGE FOOD SERVICES location at WSTF. For more deatails and information on submitting a proposal click here