Day: September 20, 2019

Statesman of the Year Awardee Sen. John Arthur Smith, alongside Chamber Board Chair and PNM Resources President and CEO Pat Vincent-Collawn and Chamber President and CEO Terri Cole

“Strong Leaders Doing Amazing Work”: Chamber Awards Legislators, ABQ City Councilor, Early Childhood Advocates, and Bernalillo County District Attorney at 2019 Ceremony

Earlier this week, more than 100 business leaders and elected officials were in attendance as the Chamber held its 2019 Chamber Awards ceremony at the National Hispanic Cultural Center’s Roy E. Disney Center for Performing Arts. The awards, largely devoted to those legislators and local officials who have done the most to advance important legislation …

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Albuquerque Reads Wins Grant: United Way of Central New Mexico Awards More than $15K to Chamber Literacy Partnership With APS

Last week, the Chamber received notification that United Way of Central New Mexico made an award of more than $15,000 to support Albuquerque Reads, the Chamber’s 16-year partnership with Albuquerque Public Schools to support literacy education for kindergarten students in three high-needs elementary schools. Albuquerque Reads recruits, trains, and guides tutors who — in coordination …

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Leadership Albuquerque hears from Electric Playhouse CEO John Mark Collins during lunch at the Downtown venue as part of the cohort's 'Downtown Transformation Day'

Downtown Transformation Day: Leadership Albuquerque Class Hears From Developers, City Officials, and Experts on Homelessness, Crime, and Plans for Growth in Downtown Area

Last week, the Chamber’s 2018-2019 Leadership Albuquerque cohort heard from developers, business leaders, city officials, and non-profits as they traveled across Downtown Albuquerque as part of ‘Downtown Transformation Day’. Topics that were covered in the wide-ranging day included ongoing efforts to tackle the city’s homelessness problem, the creation of a new downtown public safety district, …

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Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez calls for strengthening pre-trial detention procedures

‘Expectations Have Not Been Met’: Chamber Backs D.A. Proposal to Strengthen Pre-Trial Detention of Serious Defendants

On behalf of the Chamber’s Board, President and CEO Terri Cole yesterday joined Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez to call for new constitutional language to strengthen the pre-trial detention guidelines allowing judges to hold potentially dangerous defendants ahead of their trials. “Like most residents of Bernalillo County, we believe these dangerous offenders should be …

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Chamber VP of Investor Relations and Business Development Sterling Donner joins staff and management of the new Murphy Express location on Wyoming and Constitution in NE Albuquerque

Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting Events For New Murphy Express, NAPA Dental Locations

The Chamber recently hosted ribbon cuttings for two new business locations in Albuquerque, joining owners, staff, customers, and local celebrities to celebrate their grand openings. On June 20th, the Chamber joined Murphy USA to commemorate their fourth Albuquerque-area location opened in the last five years. With more than 1,500 locations across the U.S., Murphy USA …

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PNM President and CEO Pat Vincent-Collawn presents to the Chamber's June Board Meeting on energy usage trends in New Mexico over the last decade

Powering New Mexico’s Future: Chamber Board Meeting Features PNM Presentation on State’s Energy Outlook

The Chamber’s June Board of Directors Meeting — the last of the 2018-2019 program year — featured a presentation from Chamber Board Chair and PNM Resources President and CEO Pat Vincent-Collawn on the energy industry, trends in the source of power generation, and the impact of new legislation supporting the transition toward renewable resources and …

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