The Youth Business Grant Program (YBGP) of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation would like to extend a large thank you to the following companies, organizations and individuals for their support of the 2012 Youth Business Grant Program.
We wish to thank the Laboratory Retiree Program, Plateau Property Management, Neptune and Company, Inc., Rotary Club of Los Alamos, TRK Management, Zia Credit Union, and Louisa Stavert for their generous financial support of this year’s program.
We also want to thank and recognize the Los Alamos Daily Post, Los Alamos
This was a fantastic year for the Youth Business Grant Program (YBGP) of the Los Alamos Commerce and Development Corporation (LACDC.)
The Youth Business Grant Program is a summer program that encourages young people in the communities of Los Alamos, Jemez Springs, Espanola and Pojoaque to open and run their own business.
The YBGP selected its 2012 recipients from a record 25 applicants.
YBGP awarded 18 grants, up to $400, to help youth ages 13 to 19 start a summer business.
There were 12 recipients from Los Alamos and six from Espanola.
The goal of the program is to help young entrepreneurs
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- The Green Glass Sea, Ellen Klages
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A Los Alamos field crew member from LATA uses a hand auger to collect environmental samples in northern New Mexico. Courtesy/LATA
By Carol A. Clark
A Los Alamos Company stood out among New Mexico’s top high-tech companies recognized last week for their achievements by New Mexico Flying 40, which annually honors the state’s fastest-growing companies.
Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA), 999 Central Ave., led the list of Top 10 revenue companies for the second consecutive year.
LATA is a technical project management services company with total revenues of $237.8 million in 2011, which
Ruby Alexander, owner of Ruby K’s Bagel Café at 1789 Central Ave. #2, is working with Los Alamos Architect Steven Shaw to remodel her restaurant. Her remodeling ideas target a more convenient process for ordering food from Ruby K’s. Families who want to picnic at Ashley Pond will soon be able to pick up their lunch through an express window at Ruby K’s. Busy scientists will be able to order lunch from work and it will be ready when they drive up to the downtown restaurant. The inside will be arranged so that the line will flow and people will have more personal space. Anyone with additional ideas
Standing tall and looking proud in their newly issued uniforms.at McDonald’s on Trinity Drive Thursday, Day Manager Matthew Calkins sports the spiffy blue shirt and tie now worn by management level employees. Drive-Thru Crew Member Gene Pacheco models the new black shirt – now the standard uniform for crew members. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost
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The White Rock Visitor Center on Rover Boulevard Wednesday shows reconstruction efforts are still in progress following a runaway vehicle collision on May 2. Massive damage occurred to the Visitor Center from the unoccupied vehicle that left the nearby gas station, gained speed across the adjacent parking lot and smashed with surprising force into the side of the brick building. This is the second such mishap in about a year. Cement shields are now in place to protect the Visitor Center from future incidents. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
Trinity Capital Corporation (Trinity), the holding company for Los Alamos National Bank (LANB) and Title Guaranty & Insurance Company, today announced a dividend on its common stock.
The dividend of $0.15 per share will be paid to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2012 and payable on July 13, 2012.
Trinity is a bank holding company with $1.5 billion in total assets and has 341 employees.
LANB is currently in its 49th year of operation, and offers financial services at its main office in Los Alamos, an office in White Rock, three offices in Santa Fe and two offices in Albuquerque.