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City Seeks Input on Future Urban Street Design
27 November 2006
You are invited to attend three presentations to extend your input into future city planning, improvement ideas, and mutual interchange with fellow citizens and city planners. What are your ideas for street improvement, what enhances an area, and what detracts from it?
You may attend any of the meetings, and you don't need to reserve a seat. They all run from 6-8:30 p.m. at the following locations:
- Monday, November 27, 2006 at the Barelas Community Center, 801 Barelas Road SW
- Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at Taylor Ranch Community Center, 4900 Kachina Street NW
- Wednesday, November 29, 2006 at Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth St. SE
The Rock Does It Again!!!
25 November 2006
On November 25, 2006 UNM became eligible for the NM Bowl bid when it handily beat San Diego State 41-14. The bid was accepted for a head-to-head with a representative from the Western Athletic Conference. UNM under Coach Rocky Long will make its fourth bowl appearance in the past five seasons with this game.
Albuquerque Provides New Web Site
23 November 2006
View for yourself: http://www.cabq.gov/
A few Website Stats were revealed:
239,704 unique visitors in Oct, 2006
Visitors from over 100 countries
98% of our visitors browse in English
The website contains over 10,604 pages
This website ( http://www.cabq.gov/photo.html) will allow you to send in your photographic efforts and to view the work of others. If you have a photo you'd like to share, email it as a .jpg or .gif to firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos for the banner must be 483 pixels wide by 140 pixels tall. To get a glimpse at the pictures which are now there, try this link: http://www.cabq.gov/banner
Local Group, ACCION, Cited for Work
20 November 2006
New Mexico has many things to brag about. Add a new one. In The Charity Navigator's 2006 Holiday Gift Giving Guide, a New Mexico group, ACCION New Mexico, received the highest rating in the division of Community and Housing Development. This non-profit group increases entrepreneurs' access to business credit, makes loans, and provides training for emerging businesses. Its activities promote positive economic and social change.
ACCION's first lending operations began in 1994. Since its beginnings, it has channeled over $18 million in loans to more than 1,500 small business owners in 140 plus communities across the state.
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Wanna Be in Movies?
15 November 2006
Click this link: http://www.nmfilm.com/locals. Voila! You will be given information on the movie scene in New Mexico, casting crews, announcements--and maybe even the chance to step into one of the films as a member of the cast. Wanna be in pictures? Let us know when you make the leap. We'll let your neighbors hear about your Hollywood skills.
Albuquerque Hires Forester To Promote Trees
11 November 2006
Nicholas Kuhn, according to a November 11, 2006 article in the Albuquerque Tribune, has been hired to promote a renewed interest in tree landscaping throughout the city. He will help residents and neighborhood associations with tree selection and proper placement. He will speak to groups such as garden clubs. Help with policies and educate about the virtues of trees: shade, beauty, the replacement of carbon dioxide with oxygen for cleaner air, and the reduction of the impact of global warming.
Call him at 768-2706 or email him at nkuhn@SPAMcabq.gov
To read the article in its entirety, try this link: www.abqtrib.com/tree_article
To print this article, try this link: www.abqtrib.com/trees/print
Parade of Homes Spotlighted Local Homes
10 November 2006
4616 Arlington Avenue NW was visited by many during Albuquerque's Parade of Homes open house fiesta recently. Kokopelli Builders constructed this 4,150 sq. ft. home featuring 4 to 5 bedroom and 5 baths. The price is $649,000. For further information, contact: Bobby Aragon (505) 980-4579 or bobbyaragon@SPAMhotmail.com
For more information about the Homes of Enchantment Parade sponsored by the Home Builder's Association of Central New Mexico, visit this link: http://www.hbacnm.com/parade/