LACF Annual Conference For Nonprofits Friday

LACF News:
The Los Alamos Community Foundation annual conference for nonprofits Sharing our Vision: Getting the Community Involved is 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 in Room 230, Building 2 at UNM-Los Alamos. The cost is free.

Attendees will receive a full day of programming on topics pertinent to the work of the local nonprofit community. RSVP to attend this event to See the agenda here.

Funding Opportunity:

The Los Alamos chapter of 100 Plus Women Who Care is accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations interested

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Los Alamos Realtors: 1st Quarter 2018 Housing News


  • Los Alamos Single Family Home Prices Up 29 Percent … Condo/Townhome Sales And Prices Move Up

The Los Alamos Association of REALTORS® (LAAOR) releases its 1st Quarter 2018 Housing Report. The median price of Single Family Home sales jumped by nearly 29 percent when compared to the 1st Quarter of 2017 or $301,000 to $387,500 in this quarter.  

Single Family home sales remained nearly level from 52 in the 1st Quarter of 2017 to 50 this quarter. Single Family home sales volumes also rose from $16.2M in 2017 to $18.6M for the 1st Quarter of 2018 reflecting the robust increase in

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Michael Blackwell Named To Barron’s ‘Top 1200 Financial Advisors’

ALBUQUERQUE  Morgan Stanley announced Friday that Michael Blackwell, an executive director, financial advisor in the firm’s Albuquerque Wealth Management office, has been named to Barron’s list of “America’s Top 1,200 Advisors: 2018 State-by- State.”
The “Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors” is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are assets under management, revenue produced for the Firm and quality of service provided to clients.

Blackwell was ranked 2 in

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USDA Seeks Applications For Technology Grants To Expand Access To Health Care; Education In Rural Areas

USDA News:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced Friday that USDA is accepting applications for grants to use broadband e-Connectivity to improve access to health care and educational services in rural communities.
“Under Secretary Perdue’s leadership, USDA is tackling e-Connectivity as a foundational issue for rural communities because it affects everything from business opportunities to adequate health care access,” Hazlett said. “These grants are one of many tools USDA provides to help ensure that people who live

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Chamber Business Breakfast: Commercial Code Enforcement And Building Permits/Licenses April 19



The next Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast is 7:30- 9 a.m. Thursday, April 19 in Room 230, Building 2 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr.


Chief Building Official Michael Arellano and Fire Marshall Jeff Wetteland will discuss the County’s commercial code enforcement, as well as building licenses and permits, with a focus on how these may affect the business community.


The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership. Members may register on the Chamber website

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Bethlehem Lutheran Tweens Visit Ruby K’s

Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church Youth, Family and Christian Education Pastor Nicole’ Ferry, back row left, and Edie May Phillips, back row right, took the church’s Tweens Group Wednesday afternoon to Ruby K’s Bagel Shop at 1789 Central Ave., where they were taught to make donuts by Ruby Alexander herself, back row center. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

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Thai Restaurant In Mari Mac Has Closed

The Thailand Thai Cuisine Restaurant in Mari Mac has closed. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

The sign posted on the front door. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

Inside of the restaurant this afternoon. Photo by Carol A.Clark/

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Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board Will Meet Tuesday


Los Alamos County Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board will meet at noon Tuesday, April 17, in Suite 110 in the Municipal Building located at 1000 Central Ave.

The meeting is open to the public.


A.  Call to Order/Introductions
B.  Approval of Today’s Agenda
C.  Review/Approval of Meeting Minutes 1. 10682-18 Minutes from the Lodgers’ Tax Advisory Board Meeting on March 20, 2018. Recommendation: I move that the Board approve the Minutes for March 20, 2018. Presenters: Loryn ‘Ryn’ Herrmann A –

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Nominations Open For 2018 Chamber Business Awards


Community members are invited the nominate their favorite business for a Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Business Award.

Nominating and voting are open to the public, but only Chamber members are eligible to be nominated. For a list of Chamber members, visit:

Businesses may be nominated in eight award categories: 

  • Retail Business of the Year Award;
  • Family-Friendly Business of the Year Award;
  • Best New Business of the Year Award;
  • Woman Owned Business of the Year Award;
  • Non-Profit of the Year Award;
  • Financial Institution Business of the Year

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Los Alamos National Bank Brings More Students To Bradbury Science Museum

Bradbury Science Museum Educator Mel Strong provides a science laboratory for freshman biology students from Espanola Valley High School. Photo by Andy Trottier

Francis X. Nava Elementary School teacher Mayo Rodriguez and students Marisol Naranjo, left, and Kaylene Coriz visit the Bradbury Science Museum. Photo by Andy Trottier


BSMA News:


Students from Espanola Valley High School and Frances X. Nava Elementary School in Santa Fe, enjoyed a field trip to the Bradbury Science Museum thanks to a bus transportation grant provided by Los Alamos National Bank through the Bradbury

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