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LACF: Registration Underway For Nonprofit Conference Emphasizing Public, Private & Peer Partnerships

on April 14, 2017 - 7:26am
Participants from the 2016 LACF Spring Conference work in groups to discuss collaborations and build capacity for nonprofits. Courtesy photo
 
LACF News:
 
Registration is underway for the April 28 Los Alamos Community Foundation Spring Conference for nonprofits titled “Practicing the Art of Working Together: Public/Private and Peer Partnerships”.
 
The conference is 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Wallace Hall (Building 5) at UNM-LA, and sponsored by LACF in partnership with United Way Northern New Mexico (UWNNM).
 
An increasing number of nonprofit organizations are discovering the benefits

World Futures: What Do We Need?

on April 14, 2017 - 7:19am
By ANDY ANDREWS
Los Alamos World Futures Institute

At the basic level, a computer is a system of switches that can be either on or off or perhaps somewhere in between.

In the off or on case, it uses binary mathematics to solve a mathematical problem. It receives input data, manipulates the switches, and outputs other data. Today the term refers to doing this process electronically even though it could be done mechanically. For an interesting side light, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Babbage#Difference_engine.

The key concept here is that the computer is an electromechanical

Pajarito Greenhouse Bursts With Blooms April 26

on April 14, 2017 - 7:11am

Dave Fox prepares to open his Pajarito Greenhouse April 26. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com

 

By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

When Pajarito Greenhouse owner Dave Fox enters the room, the conversation immediately turns to plants. “When are you going to open that greenhouse?,” a woman asks. “Do you have any pansies?” He advises another woman to spray corn gluten on goatheads or puncture vines to suffocate the seeds so that they can’t germinate.

The answer to the most frequently asked question once Spring arrives in the area is that Pajarito Greenhouse in White Rock will open

SBDC Marketing Workshop April 19 & May 3

on April 13, 2017 - 8:48am
SBDC News:
 
SBDC Los Alamos and project Y cowork present:
 
A Marketing Workshop
  • Nice: Standing out in a crowd
  • In my own lane: Finding others like me
  • Content marketing: I thought I was marketing my business
  • Putting it all together: If you build it, they will come
  • Email marketing: Everyone has an email address
 
Instructor: April Sheris
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19 and Wednesday, May 3
 
Location: project Y cowork, 150 Central Square Park, Los Alamos
 
Fee is $20.00. Please register at: http://www.nmsbdc.org/los-alamos.aspx
 
Call Anne Lantrip at 505.661.4691 or 

Chamber Serenades Members: ‘It Was a Very Good Year’

on April 12, 2017 - 6:07pm

Chamber Serenades Members: ‘It Was a Very Good Year’ at the Chamber Gala Saturday night, April 22. Courtes/LACC

CHAMBER News:

Fifty-Five Chamber Members were nominated by their peers for recognition as the best business in their field in 2017. Categories include Financial Institution of the Year, Innovative Business of the Year, Restaurant of the Year, Service Business of the Year, Retailer of the Year, Non-profit of the Year, Media Outlet of the Year, and Overall Business of the Year. As Frank Sinatra said, “It Was a Very Good Year”.

The awards will be presented at the Chamber Gala on

Los Alamos Home And Condo Sales Grow

on April 11, 2017 - 10:41pm

LAAOR News:

Los Alamos Association of REALTORS® (LAAOR) reports that the single family home sales rose from 46 in the first quarter of 2016 to 52 this quarter. The median price of single family home sales saw a strong jump when compared to the first quarter of 2016 or $262,500 to $301,000 in this quarter. Single family home sales volumes also rose sharply from $12.9 million in 2016 to $16.2 million for the first quarter of 2017.

Condo and townhome sales increased in the first quarter of 2017 to 16 units sold compared to 13 units sold in the same quarter of 2016. During this same period,

On The Job In Los Alamos: Delbert Romero And Don Gallegos Of Sunrise Cleaning And G And R Painting

on April 11, 2017 - 4:20pm

Sunrise Cleaning owner Delbert Romero, right, with assistant Don Gallegos are on the job today at a home on Ridgeway Drive. The men are repairing a handicap ramp and power washing the exterior siding on the home. Romero and Gallegos also are partners in G and R Painting in which they specialize in exterior and interior painting, power washing of siding, decks, gutters, porches and sidewalks, and wood restoration of decks and fences. For information about Sunrise Cleaning, call Romero at 505.316.9825 and for G And R Painting, call Gallegos at 505.709.0188. Photo by Carol A.

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