Local Generosity Raises United Way Thermometer

A number of Los Alamos businesses donated 5 percent of their sales on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30, to the United Way’s Community Action Fund. From left, Daniel Deschamp of High Desert Carpet Care, Randy Mock of Home Run Pizza, Eric Garcia of Home Run Pizza, David Jolly of Metzger’s, Rose Nyenhuis of Fusion Multisport and Andy Fox of CB FOX. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Andy Fox of CB FOX, left, presents a check to Jeremy Varela of United Way Tuesday afternoon in front of the Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Rose Nyenhuis of Fusion Multisport presents a check to Jeremy Varela of United Way Tuesday afternoon in front of the Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
Eric Garcia of Home Run Pizza, right, presents a check to Jeremy Varela of United Way Tuesday afternoon in front of the Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
David Jolly of Metzger’s, right, presents a check to Jeremy Varela of United Way Tuesday afternoon in front of the Los Alamos Post Office. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

UWNNM News:

The United Way of Northern New Mexico extends special thanks to all of the business who chose to donate 5 percent of their sales to the United Way’s Community Action Fund. An estimated $2,000 was donated to United Way’s Community Action Fund from sales on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 30.

Los Alamos businesses that donated 5 percent of their sales include:

  • Art Center at Fuller Lodge 
  • Blue Window Bistro
  • Bennett’s Fine Jewelry
  • CB FOX
  • High Desert Carpet Care
  • Historical Museum Gift Shop
  • Home Run Pizza
  • Fusion Cafe & Coffee Roasters
  • Fusion Multisport
  • Metzger’s 
  • Uli’s Cottontails
  • Upex
  • Village Arts
  • Warm Hearts Yarn
 
“The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce was crucial in making Small Business Saturday a success,” United Way Marketing Assistant Jeremy Varela said. “We cannot thank them enough for donating their time and resources to encourage our community to shop local. And thank you to all of you community minded individuals who made it a point to support your local businesses on Small Business Saturday. You are a reason our community is a great place to live.”
 
See Community Investments at work at www.UnitedWayNNM.org.

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