2007 Hispanic Heritage Luncheon Successful by wangnianwu


									                    Alex O. Romero
                                                            Business Review                                                             september newsletter 2007

                                                                                                                                                                                     Local Groups Collaborate
                    AHCC President/CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                     on Hispanic Heritage
2007 AHCC Executive Committee                                                                                                                                                        Month Calendar
                  Sandra Leyba, CHAIR                                                                                                                                                  Several leaders from local education, govern-
                    Bank of Albuquerque                                                                                                                                              ment, civic, military and business organizations
                                                                                                                                                                                     are working together to bring a greater aware-
                Carlo Lucero, CHAIR-ELECT                                                                                                                                            ness and appreciation of the vital role Hispanic
                    Sparkle Maintenance                     Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce                                                                                  and Latino Americans have played in shaping
                                                                                                                                                                                     our nation’s history and culture. This alliance
                  John Avila, SECRETARY
           Avila Retail Development & Management            2007 Hispanic Heritage                                                                                                   is promoting the cultural, educational, and
                                                                                                                                                                                     entertainment events and programs they are
                                                                                                                                                                                     sponsoring during Hispanic Heritage Month.
              Randy Sanchez, TREASURER
                      Coronado Center                       Luncheon Successful                                                                                                      These programs and events are designed to
                                                                                                                                                                                     recognize, honor, and provide education about
                                                                                                                                                                                     the many contributions Hispanics and Latinos
               John Cordova, vICE-CHAIR                       The ALBUQUERQUE HISPANO                                              of South Viet Nam from 1969-1970.                 have made to our community and nation.
                Cordova Public Relations, Inc.              CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Annual                                             While attached to the 4th Infantry                  This collaboration is the first time these orga-
                                                            Hispanic Heritage Luncheon held                                        Division, he received several citations           nizations have worked together to develop a Cal-
            Sherman McCorkle, vICE-CHAIR                    on September 13th was a rousing                                        and was honorably discharged in 1971              endar of Events as well as promote each other’s
              Technology ventures Corporation               success.                                                               as an E-5. He is a founding member of             activities, events and programs taking place in
                                                              The annual luncheon co-sponsored                                     the Vietnam Veterans of New Mexico.               Albuquerque during this month. A press con-
               Linda Wedeen, vICE-CHAIR                     by Bank of the West and Albuquerque                                    He served as the National Deputy                  ference announcing this collaboration, the Cal-
                   First Community Bank                     Publishing was attended by 400                                         Director of the Vietnam Veterans                  endar of Events, and the month’s activities will
                                                            business and community leaders. The                                    Leadership Program in Washington,                 be held on September 12th. For more details
              Ernie C’de Baca, PAST CHAIR                   luncheon culminated with a stirring                                    D. C. from 1983-1985. The Secretary               visit www.ahcnm.org or the websites of the fol-
                       PNM Resources                        keynote address by JOHN M. GARCIA                                      was actively involved in the dedication           lowing collaborating organizations.
                                                            Cabinet Secretary New Mexico                                           of the National Vietnam Veterans’
2007 AHCC Board of Directors                                Department of Veterans’ Services.                                      Memorial in Washington, D. C. He was              Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                     Albuquerque Public Schools
                                                              John Garcia is a native New Mexican,                                 also the State Director of the Vietnam
               Steve Anaya, Fannie Mae                      appointed by Governor Bill Richardson                                  Veterans of New Mexico Program. He                Albuquerque Public Schools Join a School
                                                                                                                                                                                     Asociacion de Comerciantes Mexicanos
           Andrew Baca, ABBA Technologies                   in 2003 as the first Cabinet Secretary                                 served as a Commissioner of the New               Barelas Community Development Center
        Steven Becerra, The Becerra Group, LLC              of the New Mexico Department of                                        Mexico Veterans’ Service Commission               Big Brothers Big Sisters
       Sergio Bermudez, El Mezquite Market, LLC             Veterans’ Services. Previously, he                                     for twelve (12) years. Mr. Garcia is also         City of Albuquerque
           Stuart Jaramillo, Premier Wealth                 was President of Garcia & Associates,                                  the former Chief Exceutive Officer for            City of Albuquerque, Cultural Affairs Office
         Joe M. Lujan, Manual Lujan Insurance               a consulting company which he                                          the AHCC during the mid-1980’s.                   CNM
    Bruce McClure, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories      started in 1995. Secretary Garcia was                                    In addition, the luncheon celebrated            COMCAST
                Robert Maestas, Pepsi                       appointed as Deputy Chief of Staff by                                  the unveiling of the Mendez Stamp.                Consulado de Mexico
    John Salazar, Rodey Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb        Governor Bruce King and was also                                         The commemorative U.S. Postal                   De Colores, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                     El Centro de la Raza, UNM
         Carol Ann Sanchez, New Mexico MEP                  appointed Cabinet Secretary of the                                     Stamp, (Mendez v. Westminster                     Hispanic Organization of Postal Employees
          Dr. Ralph Sigala, Sigala & Associates             New Mexico Economic Development                                        School District) highlights a group               Hispanic Round Table
    Marty Siordia, Global Recruiters of Albuquerque, LLC    Department by Governor Bruce King,                                     of civic minded parents in California             Hispanic Statement of Cooperation
         Adam Trujillo, International Consulting            and served in that capacity from 1994                                  who, in the 1940’s successfully sued to           LULAC
                                                            to 1995.                                                               end segregation based on ethnicity.               Mujeres de LULAC
    2007 AHCC Ex-Officios                                     Secretary Garcia is a graduate of West                                 Hispanic Heritage Month is                      Kirtland Air Force Base 58th Special Operations
                                                                                                                                                                                     National Hispanic Cultural Center
                     Diego Gallegos                         Mesa High School in Albuquerque,                                       celebrated each year from September
                                                            attended the University of Albuquerque                                 15 to October 15 and recognizes the               Political Science Department, UNM
                                                                                                                                                                                     NEDA Business Consultants
                      Peter Mitchell                        and the Chamber Institute at Stanford                                  numerous accomplishments and                      New Mexico 8 (a) and Minority Business Association
         City of Albuquerque Economic Development           University. Garcia was a member of the                                 contributions to the collective culture           New Mexico PTA
                      Ken Sanchez                           United States Army from 1969 to 1971,                                  in America by Hispanics past and                  QWEST
               City of Albuquerque City Council             and served in the Central Highland                                     present.                                          Sandia National Laboratory
                 Col. Robert Suminsby                                                                                                                                                South Broadway Cultural Center
                                                                                                                                                                                     State of New Mexico, Department of Labor
                   Kirtland Air Force Base
                  Eliseo “Cheo” Torres
                                                                 AHCC Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors                                                                        State of New Mexico, Department of Veteran Services
                                                              The Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates to serve on its Board                                Steps Academy
                  University of New Mexico
                                                                                                                                                                                     US Department of Labor
                        Phil Bustos                                  of Directors. Anyone interested should submit a Letter of Interest and Resume to                                University of New Mexico
           Central New Mexico Community College                Phil Castillo @ phil@ahcnm.org or 1309 4th St SW, Albuquerque NM by October 12, 2007.                                 Voices for Children
                     Mark Gundlach                                                                                                                                                   YDI
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         SEPt.            Outlook              Outlook         Comcast sponsored
                                                                 Free Computer
                                                                                            Access                  Access                              El Cambio Luncheon
                                                                                                                                                        – Central Park Deli
                          8:30-2:00            8:30-2:00                                   8:30-2:00               8:30-2:00                            11:30am – 1:30pm
                                                                   9:00-2:30                                                                            918 Central Avenue SW
                                                                                                                                                        Albuquerque, NM 87102

    23              24                   25                  26                      27                      28                  29                     September 13
                         PowerPoint           PowerPoint         Comcast sponsored   Resume Writing               Interviewing                          Hispanic Heritage Luncheon
                                                                                                                                                        11:30am – 1:30pm
                          9:00-3:00            9:00-2:00           Free Computer        8:30-3:00                     Skills                            330 Tijeras Ave. NW
                                                                      Training                                      8:30-3:00
                                                                     9:00-2:30                                                                          Albuquerque, NM 87102

                                                                                                                                                        October 9
    30              1                    2                   3                       4                       5                   6                      El Cambio Luncheon
                         OCt.                  Internet          Comcast sponsored           Word                    Word                               – Garrett’s Desert Inn
                                                                                                                                                        11:30am – 1:30pm
                                             Search Skills         Free Computer           9:30-2:00               8:30-2:00
                         Introduction                                 Training                                                                          311 Old Pecos Trail
                        to Computers           8:30-3:00             9:00-2:30                                                                          Santa Fe, NM 87501
    7               8                                        10                      11                      12                  13                     Please RSVP to all AHCC events at
                                                                                                                                                        842-9003 or email Melissa@ahcnm.org
                            Excel                Excel         Comcast sponsored          PowerPoint              PowerPoint
                                                                 Free Computer                                                                          Visit www.ahcnm.org to pay online or
                          8:30-3:00            8:30-2:00                                   9:30-2:00               8:30-2:00                            download invitations.

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                                                                                                                                                                   ahcc sales person
                                                                                                                                                                     of the month
                 Mis Quince Años                                                                                                                               Jason archuleta
                      3929 4th Street NW
                    Albuquerque, NM 87107                                                                                                                        for the month of July 2007
                                                                                                       Sandia Resort & Casino

         3, 2007                                                                     3, 2007
                                                                                                                                                            AHCC Mission Statement
August 2                                                                    August 2                                                                       The AHCC is organized to promote
                                                                                                                                                           economic development, to enhance
                                                                                                                                                           economic opportunities and to
                                                                                                                                                           provide business and workforce
                                                                                                                                                           education with an emphasis on
                                                                                                                                                           the Hispanic and small business
                                                                                                                                                           community in Albuquerque and
                                                                                                                                                           New Mexico.

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    Managerial Ethics
      According to the American Society for                         5. Creating managerial values that under-                            1. Is it legal? Will you be violating either
    Quality Control, most corporate managers                           mine integrity.                                                      company policy, or civil law?
    who were surveyed regarding ethics and man-                                                                                          2. Is it fair and balanced? Are all people
    agement believe they face ethical problems on                                                                                           involved in the decision being treated fairly
                                                                    tHOSE SuRvEyED ALSO REPORtED:
    a regular basis. Whether you are an owner of                                                                                            – in both the short and long term? Will
                                                                    • They believe they and their employees
    a company or a manager you are faced daily                                                                                              certain individuals get hurt?
                                                                      should be more ethical,
    with making decisions that can have ethical                                                                                          3. How will I feel when it’s done? How will
                                                                    • They are more ethical with their friends
    ramifications. Five managerial mistakes that                                                                                            the decision make you feel about yourself?
                                                                      than with acquaintances and strangers,
    can hurt the integrity of your company are:                                                                                             Will you be proud of what you did? If it was
                                                                    • Some lower their ethical standards to meet
    1. Favoring the company’s interests over the                                                                                            published in the newspaper, would you feel
                                                                      job requirements,
        interests of its stakeholders: customers,                                                                                           good about your fiends and family reading
                                                                    • Most are aware of unethical practices in                                                                            Linda Wedeen
        employees, the community, and the pub-                                                                                              it?
                                                                      their companies and in their industries,                                                                            Senior Vice President,
    2. Rewarding behavior that violates ethical                                                                                            And if you are uncertain about how to pro- Strategic Marketing
                                                                    • Business ethics can be influenced by man-
        standards.                                                                                                                       ceed, don’t hesitate to get the advice of others First Community Bank
                                                                      agement and by the company environment.
    3. Creating a corporate environment that                                                                                             such as your attorney, or a trusted colleague. lwedeen@fcbnm.com
        encourages separate standards of behavior                                                                                        Better to err on the side of conservatism, than
                                                                      As a guideline, whenever you are faced with
        for work and home.                                                                                                               jeopardize your or your company’s integrity or
                                                                    a tough decision, ask yourself these three
    4. Allowing individuals to abuse power to                                                                                            reputation.
        further their own interests.                                                                                                     (adapted from Positive Leadership, Lawrence Ragan Communications)

new members as                 Madrid Beauty & Wellnes         The UPS Store                   ENREGS Inc                      Indian Pueblo Cultural Center       ARCA                               Poms & Associates Insurance        Sandiago’s Mexican Grill
                               (Avon)                          Mary Ann Mitchell-Carr          viola Otero-Bennett             Ronald Solimon                      Assistance League of               Brokers, Inc.                      Shred-it
of July 2007                   Athena Madrid                   2132 Central SE                 3803 Riverview Pl NW            2401 12th Street NW                 Albuquerque                        Postal Pros, Inc. dba Documents    The Employment Guide
                               10000 Coors Blvd. NE            Albuquerque, NM 87106           Albuquerque, NM 87105           Albuquerque, NM 87104-2397          Buena vista Active Adult           Southwest                          The World’s Most Wanted, Inc.
African American Chamber of    Albuquerque, NM 87114           (505) 242-1978                  (505) 831-6475                  (505) 843-7270                      Community                          Proven Products & Services, Inc.   (Friends of New Mexico K-9)
Commerce of NM                 (505) 404-3038                                                                                                                      Caesar’s Pets                      PSAv Presentation Services         Thermal Coatings & Insulation
Ron Hinson                                                     USANA Health Sciences           Famers Insurance-Amanda vigil   10 Years                            Chalita’s Chorizo                  Purified Water to Go New           T-Mobile
PO BOX 8920                    Maez Security Consultants LLC   Ann Hager                       Agency                                                              Champion Truss, Inc.               Mexico, Inc.                       TOTAL
Albuquerque, NM 87198          W. Dennis Maez                  4108 Pentura Drive NW           Amanda vigil                    Ray Chavez                          Chase Home & Estates               Residence Inn by Marriott - East   University of New Mexico
(505) 243-3949                 2040 4th St NW                  Albuquerque, NM 87120           2500 Louisiana Blvd Suite 310   Ray Chavez                          Citi Cards                         Robert B. Gibson Auto Sales Inc.   Cancer Center
                               Albuquerque, NM 87102           (505) 836-0054                  Albuquerque, NM 87110           1021 Bernice Ave. SW                Concentra Medical Centers          Rugge, Rosales & Associates,       UNM - College of Education
ATI Career Training Center     (210) 771-2458                                                  (505) 410-8011                  Albuquerque, NM 87105               Convention Services of S.W.,       P.C.                               village Pizza
Kerry Ransonette                                               Western Mechanical Heating                                                                          Inc.                               Sanchez, Mowrer & Desiderio,       Wasatch Energy
4575 San Mateo NE Suite G130   MD News Albuquerque /           & AC                            The Ron Barron Company          University of New Mexico            Cornucopia, Inc. Adult Day Care    P.C.                               Yerba, Inc.
Albuquerque, NM 87109          Santa Fe                        Mike Baldonado                  Ron Barron                      Student Affairs                     Center                             Sandia Peak Ski & Tramway
(505) 903-7055                 Steve Payne                     2452 Menual NE                  322 Sierra vista Road           Eliseo Torres                       Coronado Appraisal Services,
                               9104 Comanche NE                Albuquerque, NM 87107           Placitas, NM 87043              Scholes Hall Room 123               Inc.
Christina Kent Day Nursery     Albuquerque, NM 87111           (505) 341-4458                  (505) 203-8177                  Albuquerque, NM 87131               Cottonwood vision Care
Carrie Schwartz                (505) 710-7417                                                                                  (505) 277-0952                      Country Inn & Suites
423 Third St SW                                                Woolwarehouse / Banquet         Yucca Group                                                         Country Inn & Suites
Albuquerque, NM 87102          New Mexico Tint                 Department                      Caroline McNeil                 5 Years                             Creamland Dairies, Inc.
(505) 242-0557                 Phil Sisneros                   Ted Garcia                      1644 Columbia Dr SE                                                 Cuidando Los Ninos, Inc.
                               5307 4th St NW                  1512 Gonzales SW                Albuquerque, NM 87106           Country Inn & Suites                Del Taco
Creative Consultants LLC       Albuquerque, NM 87107           Albuquerque, NM 87105           (505) 242-6106                  Stewart Rodier                      Djopar Industries
Greg Scantlen                  (505) 872-8468                  (505) 315-3062                                                  2601 Mulberry SE                    DWI Resource Center, Inc.
4410-A Hawkins St NE                                                                                                           Albuquerque, NM 87106               El Mezquite Market, LLC
Albuquerque, NM 87109          North Western Mutual            Zia Title Company of New                                        (505) 246-9600                      Factory - Express
(505) 345-7222                 Stephanie Salcido               Mexico
                                                                                               Anniversaries in                Cornucopia, Inc. Adult Day Care     First Security Mortgage Corp.                2007 Outstanding
Frame Masters
                               2155 Louisiana NE
                               Albuquerque, NM 87110
                                                               Noel Daniel
                                                               4801 Lang Avenue NE Suite 100   July 2007
                                                                                                                               Jon Carlo Trujillo
                                                                                                                                                                   Of NM
                                                                                                                                                                   Gabaldon Mortuary Inc                         Philanthropists
Kathleen Martinez
148 Naravis NW
                               (505) 880-9600                  Albuquerque, NM 87109
                                                               (505) 266-7100                  20 Years
                                                                                                                               2002 Bridge Blvd. SW
                                                                                                                               Albuquerque, NM 87105
                                                                                                                                                                   H&R Block
                                                                                                                                                                   HELP-New Mexico                               to be honored:
Albuquerque, NM 87107          PRIMERICA                                                                                       (505) 877-1310                      Hematology - Oncology
(505) 235-8878                 Lydia Narro                     American Wireless               United Way of Central New                                           Associates, P.C.                                      Peggie Findlay
                               7005 Montecito Court NW         Jennifer Towne                  Mexico                          Planned Parenthood of New           Heritage Hotels and Resorts                - Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
Girl Fridays                   Albuquerque, NM 87114           4001 San Mateo NE Suite A & B   Jeanette Salazar                Mexico                              High Desert Investment Corp.
Linda Dodson                   (505) 715-4515                  Albuquerque, NM 87110           2340 Alamo Ave SW 2nd Floor     Sandy Gonzales                      Hispano Chamber of Commerce                                 HB Horn
8100 M-4 Wyoming Blvd NE                                       (505) 880-1433                  Albuquerque, NM 87106-3820      719 San Mateo NE                    de Las Cruces
#145                                                                                           (505) 247-3671
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     - Outstanding Leadership
                               Promethean Enterprises DBA                                                                      Albuquerque, NM 87108               HUB International Southwest
Albuquerque, NM 87113          The New Mexico Burn             Anne Grollman, Independent                                      (505) 265-5976                      Impact Security Inc.
(505) 917-3008                 Christy Moses                   Asssociate - AFLAC              Pepsi Bottling Group                                                Indigo Mortgage
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Pamela Hurd-Knief, CFRE
                               1917 Truman Street NE           Anne Grollman                   Robert Maestas                  Sisttemex Inc.                      Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort       - Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Home Authority                 Albuquerque, NM 87110           12231 Academy Road NE           2121 Claremont NE               Louis Herrera                       & Casino (IMG)
John Sabourin                  (505) 232-0433                  Albuquerque, NM 87111           Albuquerque, NM 87107           1122 Central Ave SW                 Johnnyboards, LLC                                  French Mortuary
6200 Coors Blvd NW                                             (505) 259-2161                  (505) 880-5022                  Albuquerque, NM 87102               Klinger Constructors, LLC                 - Outstanding Business/Corporation
Albuquerque, NM 87120          Ronald McDonald House                                                                           (505) 244-0002                      La Herencia
(505) 898-9000                 Charities - New Mexico          Axxant Real Estate              15 Years                                                            Laguna Development Corp.                  Rozier and Victoria Sanchez
                               Sandy Mann                      Diane Briggs                                                                                        Lakota Business Enterprises, LLC
Hotel Don Fernando De Taos                                                                     Creamland Dairies, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             - Outstanding Family in Philanthropy
                               1011 Yale NE                    9704 Pebble Beach Dr                                                                                Landry’s Seafood House
Edward Shelton                 Albuquerque, NM 87106           Albuquerque, NM 87111           Howard Miller                   Renewals in                         Legacy Financial Group
PO Drawer v                    (505) 842-8960                                                  P. O. Box 25067                                                     LLAvE
Taos, NM 87571                                                 D&J Spicy Food Inc              Albuquerque, NM 87125           July 2007                           Marina’s Unique Dry Cleaners           National Philanthropy Day
(505) 758-4444                 Sullins Allstate Agency         Julian Torrez                   (505) 247-0721                                                      Muniz-Rey Allstate Insurance              celebrating outstanding philanthropists
                                                                                                                               3 Advertising
                               Nanette Martinez                5500 Central SW                                                                                     Narvaez Law Firm, P.A.
La Academia de Lengua y                                                                        Herrera School Buses &
                                                                                                                               ACCION New Mexico                                                                   in New Mexico will be held:
                               407 Rio Grande NW               Albuquerque, NM 87105                                                                               National Indian Council on
Cultura                                                                                                                        Airport Parking
                               Albuquerque, NM 87104           (505) 352-1850                  Coaches, Inc.                                                       Aging
Colleen Adolph                 (505) 242-0446                                                  Martin Herrera
                                                                                                                               All Washed Up, Inc.
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1900 Randolph Rd SE                                                                                                            Allegiance Staffing of                                                                  Embassy Suites Hotel
                                                               Elephant Bar Restaurant         10605 Cental Ave NW                                                 New Mexico Mutual
Albuquerque, NM 87106                                                                                                          Albuquerque
                                                               Abel Avila                      Albuquerque, NM 87121
                                                                                                                               American Heart Association
                                                                                                                                                                   New Mexico Shrine Circus Fund                     Albuquerque, New Mexico
(505) 563-4242                                                 2240 Louisiana Blvd NE          (505) 242-1108                                                      Newman Lasik Specialists, LTD
                                                                                                                               American Transportation                                                                      www.afp-nm.org
                                                               Albuquerque, NM 87110                                                                               Park Inn and Suites Santa Fe
                                                               (505) 884-2355                                                                                      Pepsi Bottling Group
                                                                                                                               Apache Const. Co. Inc.
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                                                                                                                                                               Business Review
                                                                                                        Rodey Law Firm presents
                                                                                                         Buying and Selling
                                                                                                            a Business
                                                                                               Attorney Justin                              experience in a variety of financing struc-
                                                                                             Horwitz present-                               tures, including industrial revenue bonds,
                                                                                             ed the fourteenth                              municipal bonds and public improvement
                                                                                             class in the 2007                              district bonds. Justin also advises clients
                                                                                             Business Law Course                            in matters related to state and federal
                                                                                             on Buying and                                  securities law and corporate governance.
                                                                                             Selling a Business,                              The 2007 Business Law Course is free
                                                                                             on August 21st at the                          of charge to Chamber members. The
SBA Administrator Preston                                                                    Chamber. Justin is
                                                                                             an Associate at the         Horwitz
                                                                                                                                            next class on Water and Natural
                                                                                                                                            Resources, will be presented at the

Visits Albuquerque, AHCC                                                                     Rodey Law Firm,
                                                                                             practicing in Rodey’s Business Department
                                                                                             in the area of public finance. He has
                                                                                                                                            Chamber on Tuesday, September 25th at
                                                                                                                                            9:00 a.m. Please contact the Chamber at
                                                                                                                                            505-842-9003 to reserve your spot.
31 August 2007
  U. S. Small Business Administration         of the Patriot Express Loan Initiative that     Date                Topic                                             Presented by:
Administrator Steven C. Preston visited       SBA rolled out this summer to help our
Albuquerque the 29th and 30th of August       returning warriors and other current and                                                                              Sunny Nixon, Esq.
                                                                                              September 25, 2007 Water and Natural Resources
to participate as the Keynote Speaker at      former military members and even spous-                                                                               and Marcos Martinez, Esq.
the Third Annual Service Disabled and         es of those who are eligible and widowed
Veterans’ Small Business Conference           spouses of military members. He went on         October 16, 2007    Construction Law                                  Dave Bunting, Esq.
that was cosponsored by the New Mexico        to emphasize his and SBA’s commitment
District of the SBA, the New Mexico           to provide financing assistance to under-       October 30, 2007    Condominium Law                                   Alan Hall, Esq.
Department of Veterans’ Services and the      served communities and rural areas, both
New Mexico Small Business Development         targets that are broadly applicable to New
Centers.                                      Mexico.
  Mr. Preston attended a reception on            In his keynote speech at the Service

                                                                                             A Business Networking Event and Mixer
the evening of the 29th co-sponsored by       Disabled Veterans’ Conference, Mr. Preston
the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of            spoke at length about SBA services for the

                                                                                             Presented by
Commerce (AHCC) and other local com-          nation’s veteran and active military forces,
panies and organizations. In his remarks      including Patriot Express and SBA’s par-
at that event, the Administrator reiterated   ticipation in contracting opportunities. He
the Agency’s commitment to minority busi-     stated, “Veterans are great small business                                                    DEtAILS
ness and explained recent changes in small    owners. They’ve gotten terrific training,                                                     Place:     Scalo Northern Italian Grill
                                                                                                                                            Address:   3500 Central SE
business contracting rules as they apply to   they are disciplined, and they understand
                                                                                                                                            Time:      5:30 PM to 7:30PM
Federal Agencies and Prime Contractors        what it is to sacrifice to achieve a goal”                                                               Cash Bar and Hors d’oeuvres
and the actions he has taken within the       and accentuated SBA’s dedication to the
Agency to clean up the roles of small busi-   small business success of our heroes as          The National Society of Hispanic MBA’s
nesses and, as Mr. Preston stated, “make      they transition from defending the country     (NSHMBA) New Mexico Chapter will be
sure that small businesses are, indeed, the   to their own business building that makes      hosting a professional networking mixer at
ones getting small business contracts.”       our economy strong.                            Scalo Northern Italian Grill on Wednesday,
  Mayor Martin Chavez declared August            District Director John Woosley explained    September 26, 2007 from 5:30-7:30pm.           Event is complimentary to attend but rsvp’s are
29 “Steven C. Preston” day and an official    to Administrator Preston the strong coop-      Individuals interested in learning more        required.
City of Albuquerque Proclamation to that      eration that exists between SBA in New         about business, graduate management            Please RSVP to Natalie at 842-9003
effect was presented to Mr. Preston.          Mexico and the Albuquerque Hispano             education, scholarships, professional          or email natalie@ahcnm.org
  On the morning of August 30, Mr.            Chamber as demonstrated by the Chamber         development and career services as
Preston met with approximately 30 lend-       playing lead roles in two of the events the    well as networking with other business         Visit us at http://newmexico.nshmba.org
ers and other members of the New Mexico       Administrator did while here. Mr. Preston      professionals are encouraged to attend.
Small Business finance community in the       very much appreciated the hospitality of       NSHMBA is a 501c3 non-profit with over
Wells Fargo Board Room of the AHCC.           the AHCC and stated he hopes to be able        7,000 members and 32 chapters across
He made sure all present were fully aware     to return to New Mexico soon.                  the United States.

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Email Marketing: an Effective Tool for Nonprofits
By Lynne S. Marcus                              basis is one of the most cost-effective ways   communication with donors to get them                       more quickly and disseminate time-sensi-
Marcus + Company                                for a nonprofit to stay in touch with donors   engaged and keep them engaged. In addi-                     tive information in minutes, not weeks or
www.marcusco.com                                and other constituents. Because an email       tion, because the results of email market-                  days. Best of all, they can see the results
                                                newsletter does not require graphic design,    ing are so measurable, a nonprofit can test                 instantly.
  According to a January 2007 report by         printing, mailing services, or postage, a      different approaches to find the one that                      Marcus + Company President Lynne
Target Analysis Group, online giving has        nonprofit can send more newsletters and        works best.                                                 Marcus will give a seminar on how non-
begun to account for a significant and rap-     turn them around more quickly and still          Every nonprofit should consider email                     profits can use email marketing effectively
idly growing portion of donations for many      reduce the amount of money spent.              marketing. It is one of the most powerful                   as part of their fundraising efforts next
non-profits. Unlike direct mail, however,         Using email newsletters, a nonprofit         marketing tools available today. It is easy,                month. Here are the details:
using the Internet for donor acquisition,       can successfully deliver the right message     affordable, direct, actionable, and highly                     Seminar: Email Marketing for Nonprofits
giving, and cultivation is relatively new,      whether the end goal is a donation, finding    effective. By adding email marketing to the                 Date:        October 11, 2007
                                                                                                                                                           Time:        8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
and there is no set of proven best practices    volunteers, encouraging membership, ad-        marketing mix, nonprofits can spend less                    Cost:        $10
as there is with traditional ways of attract-   vocating legislation, or even encouraging      time, money, and resources than with tra-                   Location:    Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
ing donors.                                     participation in events such as a walks or     ditional marketing vehicles such as direct                               1309 4th St. SW
  Sending email newsletters on a regular        runs. An email newsletter can encourage        mail or print. They can also communicate                    RSVP:        Natalie at 842-9003 or email natalie@ahcnm.org

                                                                                               needs assessment.                                           Please remember to visit our website,

Welcome to
                                                                                                 We know that in today’s ever-changing                     and most importantly, to become engaged
                                                                                               marketplace, it is imperative for business-                 in this department of the Albuquerque
                                                                                               es to acquire new skills and knowledge                      Hispano Chamber of Commerce.
                                                                                               sets in order to stay ahead of the game or                    I look forward to seeing all of those
  It’s Back-to-School time for many and         service. In this age of discriminating con-    to even keep up. In the spirit of profes-                   fabulous marketing descriptions uploaded
we business folks are no exception. With        sumers conducting online research, it is of    sional advancement, I personally invite                     to your eMercadoNM Business Profiles.
that wonderful “get in the swing of things”     utmost importance to have your websites        you to attend one of our monthly eMerca-                    (Hint, hint). If you’re like me, you’ll find
energy circulating through the air right        and all web-based marketing working for        doNM Lunch n’ Learn Business Seminars.                      comfort in the routine that this time of
now, I thought it would be a good time          you 24/7. eMercadoNM.com is intended           These low-cost “working” lunches will pro-                  year offers and will settle in to the steady
to remind all AHCC Members to visit the         to do just that.                               vide valuable and pertinent informational                   flow of personal and professional respon-
eMercadoNM website and check in with              And on that note, how many of you have       seminars from local industry experts. We                    sibilities with that same sense of possibil-
your Business Profile.                          “Get a Website” on your to-do list? Well, if   offer Training and Education in the fields                  ity and excitement experienced by us all
  Did you know that eMercadoNM.                 you have been meaning to do so but aren’t      of Marketing, Technology, Procurement,                      on our first day of school.
com received a record 30,000 Visits last        clear about where to go or how to begin,       Business and Professional Development.
month? With that kind of traffic, it makes      the solution is here. The Albuquerque          Our next workshop will be held Monday,                                                   Natalie Carter
good business sense to take advantage of        Hispano Chamber of Commerce, through           September 24th from 1130am-1pm. Read                                                     e-Commerce Coordinator
your free promotional space. I’ve noticed       the eMercadoNM department, is now              more about it in this issue.                                                             Albuquerque Hispano
that many businesses have made the terri-       offering reduced-rate informational and          eMercadoNM exists to directly impact                                                   Chamber of Commerce
ble, and perhaps costly, mistake of leaving     e-commerce website development as a            local small business, our community, and                                                 natalie@ahcnm.org
their Business Descriptions BLANK! This         service to members. Please feel free to        our state by providing meaningful and                                                    462-2234 direct
is your place to promote your product or        contact me to set up an appointment and        practical education, training and service.

                             eMercadoNM Lunch ‘n Learn Business Seminar
   Public Relations: Small Business Strategies for Getting Into the Media presented by Mary Holsenbeck- PR 1on1
  Most small business owners overlook           level of criteria. A basic knowledge of        media promotion.                                            understand how the media works, you
an important resource for promoting             media relations will greatly improve your        Regardless of how difficult your PR                       will better be able to recognize and create
their products and services – the media.        chances of getting covered in                               challenge appears, there are                   PR opportunities and utilize the power of
Many believe the media is reserved for          the outlets that are important                              usually people who are will-                   the media.
large companies who are able to pay             to your business.                                           ing to listen to you as long                      Learn more on September 24, 2007 at
retainer fees to large PR-firms.                  At a minimum, you should                                  as you deliver the right mes-                  the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of
  Getting media coverage is not com-            know how to set PR objec-                                   sage. Conversely, no mat-                      Commerce. Reserve your space today as
plicated; but, it does require strategic        tives based on your desired                                 ter how well you or your                       seating is limited. Cost is $15 to attend
planning and an understanding of what           outcome as well as compile a media list        company is doing, it will be difficult to                   and lunch will be provided.
reporters are looking for. Unlike adver-        using your target audience. Presenting         attract an audience if your message is                         Call Natalie at 462-2234 or email nata-
tising, media coverage has to meet a            a compelling story is key to successful        weak, solicitous, or off target. Once you                   lie@ahcnm.org to rsvp.

                                                                                         Save The Date                                                                 September 27, 2007
                                                                                               At The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and LodeStar Astronomy Center
                                                                                                                                                                                       6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

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                                                                                                           ALBUQUERQUE HISPANO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

                                                                                   SITEL and ClientLogic Unveil New
                                                                                   Brand and Assert Leadership Position
                                                                                   Business Process Outsourcing Leader Brings New
                                                                                   Opportunities to Associates in Albuquerque
                                                                                     The recently merged ClientLogic and            To hear more from Dave Garner about

             WHY CUSTOMER
                                                                                   SITEL Corporation today unveiled a new         raising the bar for the customer care
                                                                                   brand to communicate its commitment            industry and to learn more about the
                                                                                   to associates and clients and usher in a       Sitel brand, please click here. <www.
           SATISFACTION PLUS ?                                                     new outsourced customer care business
                                                                                   process outsourcing (BPO) leader. As
                                                                                                                                    Key elements of the new Sitel brand
    By Conrad Elnes                                                                part of a new brand strategy, the com-         strategy include:
    STI International®                                                             pany announced it will adopt the name          - A new company logo that visually
                                                                                   Sitel and bring to market a new Sitel             bridges the best of both companies
      In the recent past, business was pretty straight forward. Customers          offering a broader range of opportunities         and symbolizes the new Sitel’s strong
    requested service;                                                             for associates, clients and customers.            history and global brand leadership.
      you provided it; they were happy; end of story. Today, that model has          The new Sitel will employ approximate-       - An executive management team with
    changed dramatically. First, good technical and product knowledge are          ly 1000 associates in Albuquerque, New            deep expertise and a proven track
    expected by customers. They now measure service quality by the way you         Mexico. Together, these associates will           record of success across geographies,
    treat them throughout a service incident. You must provide solutions to        become the benchmark for outsourced               services and vertical markets.
    customer needs and exhibit enough empathy to delight them at the same          customer care excellence through a uni-        - A new website (www.sitel.com) featur-
    time.                                                                          fied focus on integrity, quality and team-        ing the combined company’s culture
      Second, your ability to satisfy them is also assumed by customers. Since     work.                                             and core values of integrity and team-
    every other service provider also strives to please them, the standards           “This merger was not about combining           work.
    for service excellence are constantly being raised. If your service doesn’t    two great companies to form one, large         - A new Sitel brand video distributed to
    exceed their expectations, they are six times more likely to leave you for     company,” said Dave Garner, president             65,000 associates worldwide to com-
    a competitor. Since loyal, long-term customers are responsible for your        and CEO of the new Sitel. “The merger             municate the company’s shared vision,
    continued success, it’s easy to see why investing time and resources to help   was about taking two great companies              passion and purpose.
    your staff learn how to deliver Customer Satisfaction PLUS is a wise invest-   and creating the best. The new Sitel will      - A quarterly Sitel newsletter for associ-
    ment. For starters, you can implement the following ideas with your staff.     set the industry standard for outsourced          ates and clients to increase industry
                                                                                   customer care and re-define what it               awareness and provide outsourcing
    HALLMARKS OF SERvICE EXCELLENCE:                                               means to be an outsourcing partner.”              best practices, challenges and success.
       Within seven seconds of encountering you in person or on the phone,           Continued Garner, “Companies around
    people form several clear impressions of you. Six of them are especially       the world will look to the new Sitel to        ABOut tHE NEW SItEL
    important.                                                                     manage their most valuable asset—their           Sitel is a global Business Process
       First, you are warm. Customers sense warmth when your smile creates         customers. They will also look to the new      Outsourcing (BPO) leader. Formed by
    inflection (music) in your voice. Therefore, it’s important to maintain a      Sitel to introduce new services that add       the merger of ClientLogic and SITEL in
    smile even while working with difficult people.                                value and identify ways to improve cus-        January 2007, the new company meets
       Second, your conversational skills and choice of words, will convey that    tomer care beyond the bottom line. Sitel       clients’ customer care and transaction
    you are friendly and third, that you are enthusiastic. Customers receive a     will meet and exceed these challenges in       processing needs through 67,000 asso-
    higher level of satisfaction when you exhibit these qualities.                 partnership with our clients and asso-         ciates in 28 countries. The new Sitel
       Fourth, empathetic people imagine themselves to be in someone else’s        ciates and together we will earn the           provides world-class solutions from on-
    situation, understand their feelings and desires, and treat them accord-       recognition and respect the outsourced         shore, nearshore and offshore locations
    ingly.                                                                         customer care industry deserves.”              across 145+ facilities throughout North
       Fifth, your efforts to be helpful are perceived immediately. The way you      Analysts estimate that 85% of glob-          America, South America, EMEA and
    answer the phone (or work with them in person) sets a helpful, reassuring      al customer care functions are per-            Asia Pacific. The new company’s award-
    tone for customers. Since most service incidents carry either a specific or    formed in-house, presenting significant        winning services provide clients with
    implied request for help, your initial response must always communicate        BPO market growth potential as these           the strategic insight, scale and diversity
    helpfulness and enthusiasm, even if it isn’t your job. The following example   functions are increasingly outsourced.         of offerings to ensure the best return on
    illustrates a helpful and enthusiastic response:                               According to analyst group IDC, the            their customer investment. The company
       Customer: “I’m not sure how to use this tool.”                              global customer care BPO services mar-         is privately held and majority owned
             You: “I’ll be happy to show you how it works.”                        ket is expected to grow from $51.4 billion     by Canadian diversified company, Onex
       Sixth, you are perceived as professional when you treat others with cour-   in 2005 to $92.2 billion in 2010.              Corporation.
    tesy and respect. One way to show respect is to learn and use their name
    correctly. Another is to maintain your poise throughout every interaction.

                                                                                   Introducing the tvC team!
    Speaking with excellent grammar and pronunciation are also essentials.

      Your staff provides Customer Satisfaction PLUS when they care enough           Your technical innovation can make           ing for free help to get their idea off the
    to do and say the things that portray these six essential attitudes.           a real difference in people’s lives all        ground. Past successful presenters will
    They are:                                                                      over the world. Innovations from New           be on hand to talk about their experience
      • Warm                                                                       Mexico provide new sources of energy,          at forming and funding a venture-backed
      • Friendly                                                                   clean drinking water, help find cures          technology company.
      • Helpful                                                                    for disease, and improve people’s lives.
      • Enthusiastic                                                               Technology Ventures Corporation helps          JOIN uS:
      • Empathetic                                                                 take innovations from idea to market-          Tuesday, September 25, 2007
      • Professional                                                               place. TVC will assist inventors and               11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
      Customers will appreciate them and they will enjoy their careers all the     entrepreneurs just like you in all the steps       or 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    more!                                                                          along the way: creating great products         Emcore Corporation
      The Customer Satisfaction Plus training in now available in Spanish as       and building successful companies…and          Sandia Science & Technology Park
    well. For additional information regarding Customer Satisfaction PLUS          they do it for free. Come meet the team        Research Road at Eubank SE
    for your company, contact Vivian C. La Valley at the Albuquerque Hispano       and find out what TVC can do to help
    Chamber of Commerce or Rick Miera at (505) 980-8911.                           you create, start or grow your technology      For more information,
                                                                                   company. TVC will be hosting an event          go to www.techventures.org
                                                                                   for inventors and entrepreneurs look-          or call 505-843-4202
Business Review                            ALBUQUERQUE HISPANO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
                                                                                                                                                convention & toUrism calendar                                                                                 7

                        general                                  Reserved Seating Tickets $ - not yet available Advance           October 6-7, 2007                                                 October 15 - 17, 2007 at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in
                                                                 Tickets will be available at the KiMo or thru Ticket master.     Harvest Festival at the Heritage Farm. 10:00 am - 2:00            Albuquerque New Mexico For more information call Jackie
September 17-19, 2007                                            This performance will be recorded on video. Not suggested        pm , You don’t need to leave town to visit a farm this            Rayburn at (505) 565-0201 OR EMAIL www.nmehc.net
Set in Stone: A Bi-National Petroglyph Workshop, University      for children.                                                    harvest weekend. Come to the Rio Grande Botanic Garden’s
of New Mexico and Petroglyph National Monument.                                                                                   Heritage Farm to sample the fruits, vegetables, smells,           HISPANIC VETERANS DAY, September 15, 2007 held at the
For more information call 505-899-0205 or 222.nps.               September 28, 2007                                               tastes and sounds of the fall harvest. Find out how cider is      Hilton Hotel honoring the Hispanic-Americans in the Armed
gov/petr                                                         The City of Albuquerque Cultural Services Department             made and sample our fresh cider pressed on-site. Docents          Forces of the United States. It will focus on Hispanic military
                                                                 and the Bernalillo County Parks & Recreation Department          will be stationed at kitchen garden, orchard, vineyard and        heroes of all conflicts and in particular will be to honor
September 28-30, 2007                                            presents a Battle-of-the-Bands. Performer names: to Be An-       house with demonstrations and interpretive activities, crafts     those living members of the Bataan Dearth March and the
Go! Downtown Arts Festival 2007 at Gold Ave In                   nounced. Hours are 4pm-9pm. General Admission Tickets,           and games; and old-time bands will provide music. The full        families of the New Mexico Congressional Medal of Honor
Downtown Albuquerque. Over 100 artists and musicians             Adults $5 Children 12 and under, Free. Tickets will only         harvest moon will rise over the Sandias just after 6:00 pm        recipients. For more information please contact Josetta
fill Gold Avenue for three days at this outdoor arts festival!   available at the KiMo Theatre Ticket Office. Phone orders,       Saturday night. Bluegrass Odyssey will perform their ‘high-       Rodriguez at 1-866-433-8387 or email josetta.rodriguez@
For more information call 505-243-2230 or visit www.             with a credit card, will be accepted at 505- 768-3544.           energy bluegrass’ music at the farmhouse. From 12:00 to           state.nm.us
downtownabqcom                                                                                                                    1:00pm, Bruce and Friends Band will be playing a variety
                                                                                                                                  of traditional tunes, including Celtic, gospel and bluegrass.     Set In Stone: BioNational Petroglyph Conference to be held
October 5-14, 2007                                               national hispanic cUltUral center                                                                                                  Septemeber 19-21, 2007 at UNM
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Location: Balloon                                                                       October 6 – 14, 2007                                              The National Park Service’s Petroglyph National Monument,
Fiesta Park N I-25                                               September 21-22, 2007                                            Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Balloon Fiesta Week!               which protects, preserves, and interprets one of the largest
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a world-         ¡Globalquerque!                                                  Come join us with daily Native American Artist Demonstra-         concentrations of petroglyphs in the world, is the primary
renowned attraction and destination for kids of all ages. For    New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music and Cul-          tions, Lots of Traditional Dances Performances, full weekend      organizer of this event along with its partners the University
more than three decades, the first week in October brings        ture will return to the NHCC in September! Our third annual      of activities, Native American Food Demonstrations & Food         of New Mexico and the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e
the smell of roasting chilies and the beautiful, magical mov-    show will feature Planet Drumz, Koko Taylor, Baka Beyond,        Booths, Cooking Show, ect.. For more information call             Historia (INAH).
ing picture show of hot air balloons sailing silently through    Yungchen Lhamo and many more great artists from all over         1-866-855-7902 or www.indianpueblo.org.                           The Binational Workshop will bring together scholars,
the crisp fall air. Guests from all over the world come to       the world! Don’t miss it! www.globalquerque.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                    partners, and the general public in a forum to exchange
Albuquerque to celebrate ballooning. Literally hundreds of                                                                        October 10-17, 2007                                               ideas about cultural resources management issues regarding
balloons will be taking flight from the Balloon Fiesta Park      For information call the NHCC Box Office at 505-724-4771         Fish Collecting in the Bahamas. Spend a “working vaca-            the protection and preservation of petroglyphs in the
this year. For more information call 505-821-1000 or             1701 4th Street SW. 246-2261 www.abqmusic.com or                 tion” aboard the R/V Coral Reef II in the warm tropical           Greater Southwest and Northern Mexico. Please contact
visit www.balloonfiesta.com.                                     www.nhccnm.org                                                   waters of Bimini. You’ll be scuba diving and catching fish for    Jennifer Gomez-Chavez at jengomez@unm.edu for more
                                                                                                                                  the Albuquerque Aquarium. (Scuba certification required.)         information.
October 5-7 &12-14, 2007                                                                                                          The cost of the trip is $2,889 per person, not including
19th Annual Rio Grande Arts & Crafts, Under the Big Top                  Zoo, aqUariUm, bio parK                                  airfare to and from Miami. For more information, please call
Tent at I-25 and Paseo del Norte. For more information call                                                                                                                                         Lee Marmon’s Final Exhibit featured at Sky City Cultural
505-292-7457 or visit www.riograndefestival.com.                 September 22, 2007                                                                                                                 Center
                                                                 Zoo Grande Children’s Health and Wellness Fair. Saturday,                                                                          Lee Marmon’s exhibit titled “Pueblo Places and Faces”
                                                                                                                                  October 13, 2007
October 6-14, 2007                                               , 10:00am to 3:00pm The City of Albuquerque and Radio                                                                              will be on exhibit at Sky City Cultural Center beginning
                                                                                                                                  FREE Fishing Clinic at Tingley Beach. 10:00am to
The 36th annual Fiesta promises to provide adventure and         Disney invite you to attend the annual Blue Cross Blue                                                                             September 22, 2007. It will explore Mr. Marmon’s
                                                                                                                                  12:00pm. Location: Tent on lawn near train station. With
excitement of r everyone. More than 700 balloons delight         Shield of New Mexico Zoo Grande Children’s Health and                                                                              photograph career in capturing native images among the
                                                                                                                                  support from New Mexico Trout and the BioPark’s Fishing
onlookers during Mass Ascensions. Call 505-821-1000 or           Wellness Fair. Learn about children’s health in a fun and                                                                          Pueblo’s. Never before seen images of Acoma Pueblo will
                                                                                                                                  Guide volunteers, this FREE fishing Clinic will be offered at
visit www.balloonfiesta.com.                                     interesting way! Health and wellness stations sponsored                                                                            be the highlight of the exhibit.
                                                                                                                                  Tingley Beach every month on the second Saturday. Instruc-
                                                                 by community organizations and businesses will be located        tion may include basic fly-tying methods, fly-rod casting
October 12-14, 2007                                              throughout the zoo, and volunteers will be available at ac-                                                                        The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists
                                                                                                                                  techniques, fishing etiquette, effective ‘catch and release’
Traditional Foodways Weekend, Traditional food making            tivity stations near animal exhibits. From 10am to 3pm two                                                                         (MAES) National conference held October 25-27, 2007 in
                                                                                                                                  practices and enhancement of advanced skills. Equipment
demonstrations, model Native food programs, Pueblo House         children will be admitted free with one paying adult (adult      and supplies are available for use during the clinic on a first   Albuquerque at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This international
garden learning, health and wellness awareness. Event is         admission is $7). Call 505-768-2000 (NM Voice/Relay or           come, first served basis and are free of charge. Participants     event will provide you the opportunity to explore Albu-
a partnership between the Indian Pueblo cultural Center,         711) for more information about Rio Grande Zoo facilities        are welcome, however, to bring their own gear. In addition,       querque the cultural center of the old southwest. The rich
National Hispanic Cultural Center and the Sky City Cultural      and programs.                                                    Tingley Out fitters provides basic equipment for purchase         cultural diversity of the area constantly reminds us of how
Center. Call 505-843-7270 or visit www.indianpueblo.org                                                                           inside the train station.                                         Latinos, especially those of Mexican American descent, can
                                                                 September 28,2007                                                                                                                  bring new perspectives, ideas, and strength to a workforce.
Any additional information regarding these events please         Aquarium Overnight. Friday, 7:00pm to 8:00am, This               October 14, 2007                                                  For more information please visit www.maes-natl.org or
call 505-842-9003 ext; 116 Bea Davalos                           month’s Aquarium Overnight is now full/registration is           Horticulture Volunteer Training. 9:30am to 12:00pm                contact William Davis 915-747-5718
                                                                 closed. A family event - spend the night in the aquarium         Please call 505-848-7180 for more information. The train-
                                                                 learning about marine species and their nighttime behavior.      ing will take place the Aquarium/Garden Education, 2601
     expo nm, state Fair groUnd                                  Participate in a variety of activities for all age groups such   Central Ave. NW.
                                                                 as; an aquarium scavenger hunt, Ocean Jeopardy, guided                                                                                            Upcoming events
September 7-23, 2007                                                                                                                                                                                ¡Globalquerque!
New Mexico State Fair                                            tours, and art activities based on different marine animals.     October 20, 2007
                                                                 Call (505) 848-7180 for more information and to pre-             Wolf Awareness Week at the Zoo. 10:00am to 2:00pm                 September 21-22, 2007
One of the largest fairs in the nation with PRCA rodeo &
nationally known country-western recording stars, Indian         register (required).                                             daily. Visit the Mexican Wolf exhibit at the Rio Grande Zoo
                                                                                                                                  to learn about wolf conservation and re-introduction in the       National Hispanic Cultural Center
and Spanish villages. Located on Louisiana and Central
                                                                 October 3, 2007                                                  Southwest. Find out the crucial role these animals used to        1701 4th St SW
Call: 505 265-1791or visit www.exponm.com
                                                                 Aquarium Lecture. 7:00 - 9:00pm Lectures take place in           play in New Mexico’s ecosystem and get hands-on with
                                                                 the Aquarium Theater. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for         wolf biofacts. Call 505-764-6214 for more information.            New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music and
                           Kimo                                  seniors and children. Refreshments included. Call 505-848-                                                                         Culture
423 Central NW 505-768-3544 www.cabq.gov/kimo                    7180 for more information.                                                                                                         will return to the NHCC in September! Our third annual
                                                                                                                                                           articles                                 show
September 19, 2007                                               October 4, 2007                                                                                                                    will feature Planet Drumz, Koko Taylor, Baka Beyond,
The KiMo Theatre is 80 years old today!                          Brown Bag at the Zoo. October 6. 12:45 - 1:30pm ,Join            NEW MEXICO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE of                     Yungchen
                                                                 us at the Zoo Colores Education Building, next to the Cot-       the Premier Southwest Regional Environmental Health               Lhamo and many more great artists from all over the
September 22, 2007                                               tonwood Cafe, for our October lecture. Brown Bag lectures        Conference goal is to bring together people and organiza-         world!
Reel Deal Productions and Lesmen’s Music present “Grow-          are included with regular admission.                             tions from as many diverse backgrounds as possible and to         Don’t miss it!
ing Up Chicano” Starring: Stephen Michael Quezada at                                                                              foster lasting partnerships in solving environmental health
8:30pm.                                                                                                                           problems facing the entire community. Will be held on
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