Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Spaceport Community Council Meeting - Today 7-21-09

Doña Ana County will hold its first Spaceport Community Council Meeting today from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the commission chambers at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 Motel. Blvd. This event is free and open to the public. More information is available on-line: www.mveda.com/blog/.

Friday, April 24, 2009

2nd Annual Railroad Days at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum - May 8 - 9, 2009

All aboard! Back by very popular demand, the Las Cruces Railroad Museum will be hosting the second annual Railroad Day May 8 - 9, at the historic railroad depot in Las Cruces.

All three days will feature events and activities for train enthusiasts of all ages, including a special appearance by the New Mexico Rail Runner Express and a modern Burlington Northern Santa Fe diesel engine, both available for tours on Saturday.

Inside the museum, the Dona Ana Modular Railroad Club will have model train layouts running throughout the museum and the Harvey Girl reenactors from the Railroad and Transportation Museum of El Paso will be on-hand to recant stories of early railroad life in New Mexico.

Outside, the "Van of Enchantment" mobile visitor center sponsored by the New Mexico Tourism Department, will be passing out New Mexico information. There will also be railroad related musical entertainment.

A welcome ceremony on Saturday morning will begin at 10 am with the Sierra Middle School "Sierra Soundsations" followed by opening remarks from Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagashima, City Manager Terrance Moore, District 1 Councillor Miguel Silva and the Rail Runner's Lawrence Rael.

Prior to Saturday's big events, Thursday, May 7, is Senior Appreciation Day. Friday, May 8, is Students' Day, special tours by appointment for large groups and activities for the kids throughout the day.

For more information, call (575) 647-4480 or visit www.las-cruces.org/museums. The museum is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The Railroad Museum is located at 351 N. Mesilla Street (at Las Cruces Ave.).

Saturday, April 4, 2009

MVEDA Business on the Border Forum

The April meeting of the MVEDA Business on the Border Forum will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2009 from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM at the Day’s Inn Columbus Conference Center, 901 Avenida de Mesilla. The meeting will begin with a hot entree buffet.

The April Forum will feature a panel of local commercial real estate brokers and developers discussing the local commercial real estate market and opportunities in a changing market. Panel members will include: John L. Hummer, Owner/Broker with Steinborn TCN Commercial Real Estate; Randy McMillan, Owner/Broker with NAI 1st Valley Commercial Real Estate; Donnie Brainard, President/Qualifying Broker with Alameda Property Group; and Rick Stoes, Managing Director for Grubb & Ellis.

Luncheon cost is $10.00 per person, payable by cash, check or major credit card. The meeting is open to the public and reservations are not required.

Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance
505 S. Main, Ste. 134 – PO Box 1299
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1299
Tel: (575) 525-2852 – Fax: (575) 523-5707

Friday, March 6, 2009

National Security Technology Conference hosted by New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

Bringing together key players in national security and nonproliferation technologies to facilitate networking and discussions of critical issues

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Businesses, research institutions and all interested in national security technology requirements, gaps, and business solutions to meet those requirements.

WHAT: National Security Technology Conference: This conference is designed to bring together key players in national security and nonproliferation technologies to facilitate discussion of critical issues:

  • Remote Detection: Technology Requirements & Gaps for Detection of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Homeland Protection: Technology Implementation & Future Technological Requirements
  • Transport, Handling & Disposal of Nuclear Materials: Regulatory Environment & Technical Requirements
  • Business and Workforce Solutions: Training & Incentives for Doing Business in New Mexico

WHERE: Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces - Las Cruces, New Mexico

WHEN: March 31 – April 2, 2009

WHY: To better understand the technological requirements of various federal agencies including DoD, DOE, DHS, Sandia National Laboratories, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

DATE TO REMEMBER: March 13, 2009 – Last day for Early Bird Rates

Please visit our agenda, at the link below, to view the complete list of speakers and session topics.

WEBSITE: http://arrowhead.nmsu.edu/nsti-nm/nsti-advanced-technology.html

CONTACT: Barbara Nelson (575) 646-7833 nsti-reg@nmsu.edu

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Introduction to DAFO Bracing Workshop Mountain View Regional Medical Center

Steinmann Prosthetics & Orthotics Presents 6 Hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU)

You are Invited to attend a Free Seminar by Educators from Cascade Dafo, Inc. for Medical Professionals who work primarily with Children.

Cascade Dafo, Inc. is a leader in design, innovation and manufacture of Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthotics (DAFO) to help kids lead happier and healthier lives.

Title: Introduction to DAFO Bracing
Date: Friday, March 6th, 2009
Time: 8:30-4:00. Lunch 1 hour. Two 15-minute breaks.
Location: Mountain View Regional Medical Center, Community & Education Room (first floor)

Lunch will be provided by Steinmann Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Reservations are required. Space is limited so call our office at 532-5900 by March 2 to reserve your spot.

Steinmann Prosthetics and Orthotics wishes to thank Cascade Dafo, Inc., Mountain View Regional Medical Center and the NM Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for their assistance in providing this workshop to our community. Cascade Dafo, Inc. has applied for 6 Hours of CEU with APTA.