Calendar of Events - Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce

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AHCC February Biz Gratis Bourbon & Boots - Networking Event
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AHCC Welcomes "F45 Training" Ribbon Cutting Celebration
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AHCC Welcomes "New Mexico Runners" Ribbon Cutting Celebration
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Education Committee - Secretary of Education, Ryan Stewart - March 4th
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AHCC March El Portal - Membership Orientation
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AHCC March Membership Appreciation Breakfast
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Beyond the Basics: Best Business Strategies for Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Veterans
03/25/20 - 03/25/20
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2020 AHCC Golf Classic
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Events in the month of December 2019

All Western Sky Community Care Members are invited to attend and participate in our Members Advisory Board Meeting in the Special Collections Library, 423 Central Ave NE, ABQ, 11:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m. on December 3rd. This is a perfect opportunity to share your experiences or concerns, and ask questions of our WSCC board representatives. Refreshments and a gas card will be given to attendees. 

Members can RSVP to Canidce Griego: 505-886-6385 or 

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First Session is an orientation to a business owner's lifelong learning journey. It is a valuable first step for small business owners and entrepreneurs, especially before meeting with one of our mentors. You will learn about SCORE and all our small business resources and services.  We will help you clarify why you are in or going into business, the nature of your capital and the role of your business plan.  Accounting and marketing concepts and their relationship are discussed.

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The Annual Albuquerque Artwalk Holiday market will be here before you know it! Join us, One Albuquerque and Art Walk for an art exhibition by Cloudface and a variety of local vendors. The opening reception will be held at the Orpheum Community Hub located at 500 2nd Street SW, Albuquerque NM 87102 on Friday, December 6th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Refreshments will be served!

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Join us for a Hawaiian Christmas Celebration at Rio Bravo Brewing Co. on December 6th from 6-9pm!

-Authentic hula dancers
-Hawaiian cuisine
-Live music (6:15 to 8:00pm)
-silent auction (5pm to 9:00pm)

All proceeds made during this event will go to the Aloha Aina Support Fund which goes directly to the kia'i (protectors) during the sitting protest of our sacred Mauna Kea, and also to the Boys and Girls Club of New Mexico.

To learn more about the Aloha Aina Support fund and the issues of Mauna Kea, join Lehua Lopez, a Hawaiian Anthropologist, from 6-6:15pm for a lecture on the upper level of Rio Bravo Brewing on the day of the event.

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Vara Winery & Distillery 

Holiday Open House

Wine Tasting, Tapas, Discounts on wine and merchandise

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In partnership with New Mexico Autism Society, Explora is offering Sensory-Friendly Hours, for visitors who prefer a less sensory-stimulating visit.

Regular admission fees apply, and visitors are welcome to stay beyond 12pm if they wish. To encourage a sensory-friendly environment, we’re limiting attendance to 150 people during Sensory-Friendly Hours.

When you visit Explora, we invite you to use our Sensory-Friendly Tools, co-developed with NM Autism Society.

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12/9/2019 - 12/14/2019

Hour of Code™ events at Explora for children and adults: Join this fun introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and help you learn the basics!

No experience needed.  Adults and children are welcome.

Two dates: Come to one or both:

Monday, December 9, 1-2pm
Saturday, December 14, 1–2pm
This activity is hosted at Explora by 12 Months of Math, as part of December’s “Math in Computer Science” theme. Learn more about 12 Months of Math at
This activity is part of a global learning movement during computer science week! Learn more about Hour of Code™ at

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Join Arrowhead Center's NM Fast program as we host our third annal New Mexico SBIR/STTR Innovation Summit, Hear directly from program managers about DoD SBIR/STTR changes, engage with decision makers in one-on-one sessions, and learn more about these non-dilutive funding opportunities for your innovation.
The innovation summit will feature:
  • Powerhouse speakers addressing the SBIR/STTR program's $350 million in non-dilutive funds available to small businesses
  • Panels on mechanics of the SBIR/STTR process, complimentary funding and development opportunities, and budgeting and compliance issues
  • Presentation by Navy and Air Force program managers on the sweeping changes to their SBIR/STTR programs (e.g. open topics and pitch days)
  • Private one-on-one sessions with SBIR program managers
  • Lunch-time presentation on cybersecurity regulations and changes that affect DoD awardees
  • Reception to follow
Registration: $35

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What is Microsoft O365 Customer Immersion Experience?

A Customer Immersion Experience is meant to let you experience what the Microsoft Cloud productivity suite has to offer and give you a high-level overview of the features of various Microsoft technologies, like Office 365, Skype for Business, Windows 10, Dynamics CRM, SharePoint, Exchange,
and much more.

Walking you through “a day in the life of…”, your trained facilitator will lead you in discovering the right solutions that will work for your environment, and show you how these technologies will be able to help you embrace productivity in your organization.

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12/13/2019 - 12/14/2019
A life worth living is a 2 day workshop that focus on personal growth, professional growth, confidence to fearless and live more. 

*No Expectations

*No Complaining

*No Excuses

*No Beating Yourself Up

These four tools alone will change your life!

December 13th-14th 10am-2pm

Workshop Day 1 Take The Mask Off& Be Authentic
Workshop Day 2 Fearless&Live More 

Registration 9:30am 
Social Connect 10:00am-10:30am
Workshop starts at 10:35am 

🚨 Limited Seating🚨 
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12/13/2019 - 12/23/2019
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Santa Con is just around the corner. Free entry for all Santa's around town! Best dressed Santa wins a special prize.
Dress up! A Santa hat alone is not enough. You don’t have to dress exactly like Santa but the theme is red. That having been said, unusual interpretations of Santa-ness are often appreciated and Christmas trees, elves, reindeer themes etc. are all good.

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12/18/2019 - 2/29/2020

ArtSpectives The Art of Consultation


ArtSpectives’ objective for our clients is to reduce resistance and stagnation in career or workplace allowing for more productivity, satisfaction, and harmony. We bring these desired effects to our clients by our keen abilities to observe, identify, and designate. Why hire a consultant? Let me use the words taken from Entrepreneur Media Inc to answer that question.

A consultant has the right expertise. A consultant may be hired to identify problems. Sometimes employees are too close to a problem inside an organization to identify a problem. A consultant can act as a catalyst for change. No one likes change, especially corporate America. But sometimes change is needed, and a consultant may be brought in to implement the changes. A consultant provides much-needed objectivity. Who else is more qualified to identify a problem than a consultant? A good consultant provides an objective and fresh viewpoint. A consultant may be hired to do the "dirty work." Let's face it: No one wants to be the person who has to make cuts in the staff or to eliminate an entire division. An impartial outside consultant is the perfect person to handle such unpleasant tasks. A consultant can bring new life to an organization. At one time or another, most businesses need someone to administer "first aid" to get things rolling again; a consultant has good ideas. A consultant may be hired to influence other people. You may hire a consultant based on who they know.

If you would like to learn more about our services and consultation approach and how it would boost your company’s productivity, employee satisfaction and retention, or set you in the right direction towards career fulfillment and personal greatness, then please, give ArtSpectives a chance! 

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First Session is an orientation to a business owner's lifelong learning journey. It is a valuable first step for small business owners and entrepreneurs, especially before meeting with one of our mentors. You will learn about SCORE and all our small business resources and services.  We will help you clarify why you are in or going into business, the nature of your capital and the role of your business plan.  Accounting and marketing concepts and their relationship are discussed.

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12/23/2019 - 1/6/2020

Explora offers fun, educational, single-day camps for children in grades PreK – 5, with engaging hands-on explorations to keep imaginations active during the winter school break.
PreK camps are half-day, with optional before care. All other camps are full-day with optional before and after care available.

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Bring the entire family to the Balloon Museum and enjoy international New Year's Eve traditions through crafts, storytelling, dances, music and more! 

Take a journey through the museum with a scavenger hunt that will highlight various New Year customs while also providing interesting information about our exhibits. 

See a hot air balloon static display on our north grounds, take pictures at the Photo Selfie Station, learn about different New Year's Eve traditions and the physics of Hot Air Balloons in the 4-D theater and countdown to 12 o'clock noon with a Balloon Drop!!

Music & Dance Performances will be at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm in Pugash Hall

Food provided by the Conchitas food truck.

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Celebrate the New Year 12 hours early at Explora, with our NOON Year’s Eve Family Celebration, 10am-2pm on December 31.

We’ll have a countdown and an indoor balloon drop at NOON, of 2,020 balloons! Perfect for everyone who won’t be up at midnight.

OPTIONAL: Wear your favorite holiday “UGLY SWEATER” to add to the festive fun for everyone!

PLEASE NOTE: Explora closes at 2pm December 31. We are closed on January 1, and we will re-open January 2. Have a safe and Happy New Year!

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