In this Community Connection, we meet Las Cruces Press Women, a professional organization for women and men working in any form of media to interact and workshop together. We get to learn more about the organization through the President of the organization, Cassie McClure and Vice President, Tracy Roy. More information about this organization can be found at lascrucespresswomen.org.
In this Community Connection, we meet with the President of the Mesilla Valley Search and Rescue, Victor Villalobos. Victor tells us about the mission and the different specialty teams that make up this organization. We also meet two team leaders: Nancy Chanover and Bryndan Gardner.
In this next Community Connection, we meet with the Southwest Regional Manager of the Alzheimer's Association, Maia Sideris. Maia tells us about what Alzheimer's is and what services their organization provides this community in dealing with this disease. More information about Alzheimer's Association can be found by visiting alz.org/newmexico.
In this next Community Connection, we meet with the CEO of La Clinica de Familia, Suzan Martinez de Gonzales. Suzan tells us about how the LCDF got started with migrant workers and all the services and facilities that are in the area. More information about LCDF can be found by visiting www.lcdfnm.org.
On this episode of Community Connection, we meet with Yolanda "Yoli" R. Diaz, the Executive Director/ Patient Advocate of CARE. CARE stands for Cancer Aid Resource & Education and is an organization that helps out cancer patients and their families with day to day expenses and utilities. More information can be found at carelascruces.org.
The "Go Teacher" program is in its third year at New Mexico State University. The goal of the program is to teach English Language fluency and English language teaching methodologies to Ecuadorian English teachers. The scholars spend seven months taking classes at New Mexico State University, while also discovering the culture of New Mexico and the U.S./Mexico border region.