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Non-Local News Releases

This category will feature news releases from out-of-area government agencies and representatives, as well as events that are not taking place in the four-county area of Grant, Catron, Hidalgo or Luna. For those events please visit Local News Releases.

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico is recruiting small businesses who want to go global and attend upcoming trade shows.

From food and beverages to outdoor equipment and electronics, the New Mexico Economic Development Department has been successful in connecting small and medium-sized businesses with buyers in many countries in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa through organized international trade missions and participation in trade exhibitions.

nmda sec visits extention two men one womanNew Mexico Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte, center, and Rolando A. Flores, dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, visit with Bonnie Hopkins, New Mexico State University Extension agricultural agent in San Juan County about the economic stress in the Four Corners region. (NMSU photo by Jane Moorman)FARMINGTON – Revitalizing and sustaining agriculture in the Four Corners region was the underlying concern for people attending the listening session hosted by New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service June 17 at San Juan County’s McGee Park.

Washington, D.C., July 1, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Market, located outside USDA Headquarters at 12th and Independence Ave., S.W., will be closed on Friday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day and will resume regular operations on Friday, July 12, with a special tribute to veterans.

Engaging Learning Opportunities for All Ages Create Exciting, Multi-Generational Itineraries

Alamogordo, NM – July 1, 2019 – This summer, pack up the kids and bring grandma and grandpa along for a multi-generational experience that’ll transform your adventures into immersive learning opportunities for inquisitive kids and kids at heart. A cultural and historical gem of southern New Mexico, Alamogordo offers a wide array of interesting attractions—from museums and tours to strolls down a historic main street—that’ll allow you to step away from phones and computer screens and discover an enchanting area offering explorations for every member of the family.  

colby wilson(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Today, the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Mexico announced that Colby Wilson has been selected as its new President and CEO, following a national search. Wilson will assume the new role on July 29.  Prior to assuming this role, Wilson served as the “Chief Encouragement Officer” for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lawrence, Kansas. During his 18-year Boys & Girls Club career, he has held senior level positions throughout the United States.

SANTA FE, N.M. -- The New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today that the feature “Sierra Sisters The Hunt for Blackbeard’s Treasure,” produced by Spanish Broom Productions in association with Dream Catcher Productions, LLC, will begin principal photography mid-June through the end of July in Albuquerque, Los Lunas and Zia Pueblo.    

(Albuquerque, N.M.) – Today, New Mexico Society of Association Executives (NMSAE) announced new officers and members to its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The 2019-2020 Board is comprised of 11 current and new members.

NMSAE members elected Kent Cravens, Executive Vice President of the Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS, to serve as President of the organization for the 2020 fiscal year. “I’m looking forward to furthering NMSAE’s mission of promoting the success and professional growth of association professionals across New Mexico,” Cravens said.  “At the heart of the association community are people whose expertise and hard work collectively create a stronger New Mexico.”

Imposters threaten to shut off power unless customers pay

(Albuquerque, N.M.) – PNM is receiving reports from residential customers that people claiming to be with PNM are threatening to disconnect their electricity unless a payment is made over the phone using pre-paid gift cards. PNM has received more than 30 scam reports today and more than 900 since January. Scammers are primarily targeting customers in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and Santa Fe, but reports have been received throughout New Mexico.

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