Clovis Chamber News Release RSS Feed http://clovisnm.org/news/rss.php en-us Copyright 2000-2007 Michael White Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:21:31 America/Phoenix Sprink -> RSS v1.0.0 1765 10 Clovis High School District Championship Basketball Games Information <p>Tickets for the Girls &amp; Boys District Championship basketball games went on sale, February 26th at 1:00 p.m. in the CHS Athletic Office. The Championship games will be on Saturday, March 2nd at 5:00 p.m. (Girls) and 8:00 p.m. (Boys) at The Rock.<br /></p> <p>General admission and reserved seat tickets are... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=458 National Severe Weather Preparedness Week: March 3-9, 2013 <p> Every year, thousands of people are impacted by severe weather threats such as tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Preliminary data for 2012 shows there were more than 450 weather-related fatalities and nearly 2,600 injuries.<br />&nbsp;<br />Every state in the U.S. has experienced tornadoes and severe... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=459 Bring on the Green and Celebrate with Goitse with the CCC Cultural Arts Series <p> Lace up your dancing shoes and get ready for a night of wonderful music and fast-paced fun with Goitse, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd.</p> <p>Goitse... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=460 New Mexico Severe Weather Preparedness Information <p> The National Weather Service (NWS) has designated March 24-29, 2013 as New Mexico Severe Weather Awareness Week. This marks the annual campaign to promote severe thunderstorm, tornado and safety awareness across New Mexico. </p> <p>The... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=462 2013 Clovis Community Profile Now Available <p>The 2013 Clovis/Curry County Chamber Community Profile and Membership Directory is now available at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce, 105 E. Grand.&nbsp; The community profile includes information on Clovis&rsquo; history, Cannon Air Force Base, weather, shopping, dining, lodging, education, healthcare and community demographics.&nbsp; The profile serves as the official... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=455 CMS Foundation & Alumni Committee Announce the 2013 Purple Pride Hall of Honor Awards and Banquet <p>The CMS Foundation and Alumni Committee have announced the Clovis High School 2013 Hall of Honor Awards. The purpose of the Hall of Honor Awards is to recognize and honor former graduates of Clovis High School whose achievements, strengths of character, and citizenship serve as models to inspire and challenge... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=461 City of Clovis to hold Great American Cleanup Event April 6-Invites area residents to participate <p>Keep America Beautiful&#039;s Great American Cleanup, the nation&#039;s largest community improvement program, is held annually between March 1 and May 31. Each year over 4 million volunteers from 1,200 affiliates participate in programs that deliver positive and lasting impacts through events focused on waste reduction, recycling, beautification and community greening.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=463 Chicago&#039;s Famed Second City Comes to Clovis as part of the CCC Cultural Arts Series <p> CLOVIS, NM &minus; On Thursday, April 11th,&nbsp; Chicago&rsquo;s legendary sketch comedy theatre, The Second City: Laughing Matters, will appear at Marshall Auditorium at 7 p.m., featuring some of the best sketches, songs, and improvisations from The Second City&rsquo;s fifty two year history. The Second... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=464 "How to Talk Your Way into More Business" Workshop Set for April 24 <p>Learn &ldquo;How to Talk Your Way into More Business&rdquo; with a workshop presented by Pamela&nbsp; Atherton on April 24.&nbsp; The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Business Enterprise Center, located at 105 E. Grand Ave. in Clovis.&nbsp; The workshop is second in a series... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=465 Deadline to Register for Greg Skarda Leadership Clovis Golf Tournament is April 24 <p>The deadline to register for the 2012-2013 Leadership Clovis Class&rsquo; Annual Golf Tournament is Wednesday, April 24th.&nbsp; Golf enthusiast are invited to tee off at the event which to be held at Colonial Golf Course on Saturday, April 27th.&nbsp; Golfers not only have the chance to win a cash prize,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=466 Perfect Weather Expected for Leadership Clovis Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 27 <p>With a weather forecast of 75 degrees and mostly sunny skies, it looks as though it will be a perfect day for golfing at the 2012-2013 Leadership Clovis Class&rsquo; Annual Golf Tournament.&nbsp; Golf enthusiast are invited to tee off at the event which to be held at Colonial Golf Course... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=467 A Once in a Lifetime Screening with Live Orchestra with "Waiting on Millie" <p> CLOVIS, NM &minus; Join the Cultural Arts Series for a special evening that will conclude our 2012-2013 Series as we present the Eastern New Mexico University Percussion Ensemble in concert with the screening of Jon Barr&rsquo;s &ldquo;Waiting on Millie,&rdquo; Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=471 Largest Leadership Clovis Class to Graduate on May 8, 2013 <p>The 2012-2013 Leadership Clovis class will culminate with a graduation to be held at the Clovis Civic Center on May 8th at 6:30 p.m.&nbsp; Leadership Clovis, the Clovis/Curry County Chamber leadership program, is in its 24th year.&nbsp; The 2012-2013 class of 31 participants is the largest group to graduate from... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=469 Clovis/Curry County Chamber Wins TIARA Award for Best Annual Event <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is honored to have received a Tourism Industry Association Recognition Award (TIARA) for the Clovis Music Festival in the Best Annual Event category.&nbsp; The award was given during a reception held May 6th during the 2013 New Mexico Governor&rsquo;s Conference on Tourism&nbsp;in Albuquerque, New... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=474 Food Bank, Letter Carriers Partner for Annual Community-Wide Food Drive <p>The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico and the National Association of Letter Carriers will partner for the 21st annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This year&rsquo;s drive will be held Saturday, May 11.</p> <p><br />On May 11, residents in Clovis, Melrose and Grady are encouraged to leave non-perishable foods curbside... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=468 Plateau&#039;s Pioneer Women Breakfast set for June 7, 2013 <p> Local &ldquo;Pioneer Women&rdquo; are invited to attend the 12th Annual Pioneer Women&rsquo;s Breakfast hosted by Plateau at the Clovis Civic Center on June 7th at 7:00 a.m.</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=477 Local Bands Invited to Audition to Perform at 2013 Clovis Music Festival <p> The &ldquo;Clovis Sound&rdquo; will be celebrated at the 2013 Clovis Music Festival on Thursday, September 5th with local bands being featured.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<br />Bands are invited to submit audio clips which will be reviewed by an... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=479 Chamber Announces 2013 Pioneer Days Theme <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the theme of the 2013 Pioneer Days is &ldquo;Honoring BNSF: Clovis&rsquo; Original Pioneers.&rdquo;&nbsp; The 43rd annual Pioneer Days will be celebrated in Clovis from June 1-9, 2013.&nbsp;&nbsp; <br /></p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=476 Pioneer Days to be Celebrated June 1-9, 2013 in Clovis, New Mexico <p> The 43rd annual Pioneer Days will be celebrated in Clovis from June 1 -9, 2013.&nbsp;&nbsp; The week-long celebration honors the pioneers who settled the town and features many fun activities for the entire family to enjoy.&nbsp; The theme of the 2013 Pioneer Days is... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=480 Clovis Welcomes the New Mexico Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, May 29-June 1 <p> Clovis and Curry County will host the New Mexico Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church from May 29 to June 1.&nbsp; </p> <p>The theme of this year&rsquo;s conference is &ldquo;Sharing Our Stories: Connecting our People.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp; Attendees will connect with each other by... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=481 Leadership Clovis Class of 2013-2014 Applications Being Accepted <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is currently taking applications for the 2013-2014 Leadership Clovis class.&nbsp; The Leadership Clovis program is open to all Chamber of Commerce members and their employees. The Chamber&#039;s flagship leadership program is an active learning experience dedicated to building leaders who will assume leadership roles... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=478 2013 Clovis Music Festival Lineup Announced <p>This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the Clovis Music Festival which honors one of Clovis&rsquo; most influential and successful residents, world renowned recording artist Norman Petty and his wife, Vi Petty. The event is scheduled to take place September 5-8 at the Curry County Events Center.</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=473 Clovis Municipal Schools Middle School Attendance Zone Info <p> With the opening of a new middle school, Marshall Middle School being over capacity, and in an effort to be equitable, it has become necessary to require each child to attend the Middle School for which he or she is zoned.&nbsp; </p> <p>If... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=482 44th Army Band to Perform at the Clovis Civic Center June 26 <p> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber and Clovis Civic Center, in coordination with the Clovis News Journal, will host the 44th Army Band of the New Mexico National Guard; the band will perform Wednesday, June 26th at 7 p.m. at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=483 2013 Smoke on the Water Fireworks Display <p>Come out and enjoy Clovis&rsquo; time-honored tradition of celebrating Independence Day at Greene Acres Park on July 4th!&nbsp;</p> <p><br />The family-friendly atmosphere will feature patriotic music, vendors, food and of course the highlight of the evening will be the magnificent Smoke on the Water fireworks display. A Clovis tradition for 17... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=472 Saluting Heroes Seeks Purple Heart Recipients <p>Saluting Heroes, a Lubbock-based organization of community leaders, is looking for Purple Heart recipients to honor at a Texas Tech football game this fall.<br /></p> <p>Danny Koch, spokesman for the group, said Saluting Heroes hopes to locate at least 500 Purple Heart recipients from eastern New Mexico and West Texas to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=475 High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals This Week in Clovis, New Mexico <p>(Clovis) The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Clovis will once host the High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals again this year.&nbsp; The fun-filled, action-packed rodeo will be held July 17th through July 21st at the Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave.<br />The High Plains... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=484 Community Open House at the new Gattis Middle School August 1, 2013 <p>The Clovis Board of Education &amp; Superintendent Terry Myers invite the community to an open house at one of the city&rsquo;s newest schools, Gattis Middle School, 5100 N. Thornton Street, on August 1st from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM.<br /></p> <p>The open house will give parents, students, and community members the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=486 24th Annual Cannon Appreciation Day Set for Friday, August 2nd <p>There&rsquo;s no question that Cannon Air Force Base is an integral part of the local Clovis community and as a thank you to the troops, the 24th annual Cannon Appreciation Day will be held at Unity Park on Base. As part of an important partnership with the Clovis/Curry County Chamber... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=487 Cummins Natural Gas Engines Job Fair on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Cummins Natural Gas Engines of Clovis will be holding a job fair on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. The job fair will take place beginning at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. at The Master&rsquo;s Centre located at 810 E. 21st Street&nbsp; in Clovis, New Mexico. <br />&nbsp; <br />There... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=488 Reserved Seat Tickets for 2013 Wildcat Football Season Go On Sale Monday, August 5th <p>Reserved seat tickets for the 2013 Wildcat Football season will go on sale on Monday, August 5th. Tickets may be picked up at the Clovis High School (CHS) Athletic Office, 1900 Thornton Street, or Tankersley&rsquo;s, 306 Main Street. Past reserved seat ticket holders will have until Wednesday, August 28th, to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=485 Eastern New Mexico University Hosting Job Fair on September 5, 2013 Eastern New Mexico University in Portales is hosting a student job fair for part time jobs in the Portales and Clovis communities. <br />&nbsp;<br />The job fair will be held on Thursday, September 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Campus Union Building &ndash; Sandia room.<br />&nbsp;<br />The... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=489 Get Your Tickets Now for the Clovis Music Festival 2013 <p>This year will mark the 26th anniversary of the Clovis Music Festival which honors one of Clovis&rsquo; most influential and successful residents, world renowned recording artist Norman Petty and his wife, Vi Petty. The event is scheduled to take place September 5th to 7th.<br /></p> <p>Local bands will be featured on... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=490 Thank you from the Clovis Music Festival The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the countless number of people who made the 2013 Clovis Music Festival a success: the amazingly talented bands, behind-the-scenes staff, the volunteers, our wonderful sponsors and most of all, our awesome supporters who came out to rock! Thank you all... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=492 Clovis Police Department to host Neighborhood Watch/Home Safety Meeting on October 10 On October 10th, 2013 at 6:30 pm Officers from the Clovis Police Department will host a Neighborhood Watch meeting at the North Annex of the Clovis Carver Library.<br />&nbsp;<br />We encourage citizens who are interested in forming a new Neighborhood Watch group in their neighborhood, or are currently in a... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=493 Register Now for the 2013 Pure Energy Expo <p>Registration is now open for the 2013 Pure Energy Expo, which will be held over two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 15-16, in Clovis, N.M.</p> <p>The Pure Energy Expo is presented by BayWa r.e. renewable energy and hosted by the Coalition of Renewable Energy Landowner Associations (CRELA), the Clovis/Curry County Chamber... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=491 Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico Lauds Partner Agencies <p>The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico proudly announces that all of its partner agencies have successfully completed the USDA&rsquo;s Civil Rights training.</p> <p>&ldquo;We praise and congratulate all of our partner agencies that have committed themselves to upholding a high standard of fairness and equality,&rdquo; said Food Bank Executive Director MelindaJoy... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=494 New Mexico Department of Health to Host Flu Shot Clinic in Clovis & Melrose <p>(Santa Fe) &ndash; The New Mexico Department of Health&rsquo;s Clovis Public Health Office will be hosting flu shot clinics on October 25 from 8-10 at the Melrose Senior Center, 427 N. Main and October 26 from 10-2 at the North Plains Mall, 2809 N. Prince St. The immunization clinics are... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=497 2013 Charity Dinner to be held at the newly renovated Hotel Clovis on Saturday, October 26 <p><font color="#ff0000" size="5">EVENT SOLD OUT!</font></p> <p>Now is your chance to grab your flapper dress and get dolled up for the highly anticipated 2013 Roaring 20&#039;s Charity Dinner on Saturday, October 26, at the historic Hotel Clovis. This will be the first community event to be held in the ballroom for more... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=498 Local Veterans "Never Forgotten" at 2013 Veterans Day Festivities in Clovis <p>In recognition of 2013 Veterans Day, the Joint Veterans Council will host a week-long celebration starting on Monday, Nov. 4, at the VFW Post 3280&#039;s open house. The events culminate on Monday, Nov. 11, with a Veterans Day breakfast at the American Legion #25. These events are free and open... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=495 Nomination Forms now available for 2013 Shop with a Cop <p>The Clovis Police Department would like to invite you to participate in this year&rsquo;s &ldquo;Shop with a Cop&rdquo; program.&nbsp; The program is designed to assist local children with having a great Christmas holiday.&nbsp; Each child selected will receive $100.00 gift card to shop with a member of local Law Enforcement.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=500 Clovis High School 2013 Wildcat & Lady Wildcat Basketball Season Reserved Seat Ticket Info <p> Reserved seat tickets for the 2013 Wildcat &amp; Lady Wildcat basketball season will go on sale Monday, November 11th. Past season ticket holders will have until Monday, November 25th, to purchase their same seats. After November 25th, the remaining seats will go on sale first to individuals on... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=501 New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange Q & A to be held November 12, 2013 in Clovis, NM <p>In case you missed the last workshop, the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting another educational seminar and Q &amp; A session on the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX), from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Business Enterprise Center, 105 E. Grand Ave.<br /></p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=496 1st Round of Clovis High School Football Playoff Ticket Information <p> Tickets for the Friday, November 15th, Volcano Vista vs. Clovis High School, football playoff game went on sale&nbsp;Monday, November 11, 2013&nbsp;at the Clovis High School (CHS) Athletic Office.<br /></p> <p>Reserved seat ticket holders may purchase... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=502 Clovis Police Department holding fundraising events for "Shop with a Cop" program The Clovis Police Department would like to invite you to attend one or all of our fundraising events coming up. Officers will be taking donations for doughnuts at the intersections of&nbsp; 21st&nbsp;/ Prince and Commerce Way / Prince on November 20th from 7:00 am to 9:00 am.<br />&nbsp;<br />Local Law... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=503 Clovis/Curry County Chamber Poker Classic Tournament Rescheduled for Saturday, November 30, 2013 <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce has rescheduled the Chamber Poker Classic Tournament&nbsp;for&nbsp;3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd. <br /></p> <p>&ldquo;The Chamber wanted to ensure the safety and well being of those who would be playing in the tournament and thought it best to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=505 ENMU Hosts Eastern New Mexico Kickoff at Greyhound Arena <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Eastern New Mexico University will be hosting the Eastern New Mexico Kickoff. The Kickoff will consist of four basketball games to be played at Greyhound Arena in Portales on Saturday, December 7, 2013. The games are as follows:<br /></p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=508 Clovis/Curry County Chamber Business After Hours POSTPONED <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours that was set for Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Clovis Furniture has been POSTPONED due to the expected inclement&nbsp;weather. Another date has not been set. </p> <p>For more... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=507 Clovis Chamber Ambassadors to host Random Acts of Kindness this Christmas <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host the Random Acts of Kindness Christmas Outreach Project during the Christmas season. </p> <p>The Ambassadors raise funds and contribute personally to the fund to help support the Random Acts of Kindness Project.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=506 Christmas Light Parade to Light Up Downtown on Saturday, December 14, 2013 <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Christmas Light Parade will be held Saturday, December 14, 2013 on Main Street in Downtown Clovis. The theme of the parade is "Santa&#039;s Workshop".</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=509 Clovis Christmas Light Parade Winners Announced <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Trophies for Best Overall and 1st Place in each of the four categories (Large Float, Small Float, Automobile &amp; Marching-Walking) will be awarded at the City of Clovis Commission meeting on Thursday, December 19, at 5:15 PM.</p> <p>2nd and 3rd place winners will be able to pick up their... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=511 CCC Cultural Arts Series: Aeolus Quartet in Concert January 21, 2014 Clovis, NM &ndash; Praised by Strad Magazine for their &ldquo;high-octane&rdquo; performance, the Aeolus Quartet is among the finest young string quartets performing today. They will be making their Clovis debut at Clovis Community College&rsquo;s Town Hall, Tuesday, January 21 at 7 p.m., presented by CCC and The Citizens Bank of... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=513 Clovis/Curry County Chamber to host Annual Banquet January 24, 2014 <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet will be held Friday, Jan. 24, at the Clovis Civic Center.<br />&nbsp;<br />The festivities begin with a reception honoring the Chamber&#039;s past presidents at 6 p.m. with dinner to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=510 Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico Backpack Program Urgent Need for Area Students The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico&rsquo;s Food for Kids Weekend Backpack Program has already met and surpassed a projected 15 percent growth just midway through the school year.&nbsp; &ldquo;We budgeted for this kind of growth to happen over the course of the school year and here we are just... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=514 Clovis vs. Hobbs Basketball Game Tickets to go on Sale Tickets for the regular season Clovis vs Hobbs boys basketball game on Friday, February 7th, will go on sale in the CHS athletic office on Monday, February 3rd at 7:30 am.<br /><br />Students who have an activity ticket and want to sit in the lower level section MUST come by... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=516 Tres Amigas and Broadview Energy Announce Agreement to Interconnect up to 500 MW for Delivery into the California Market Tres Amigas and Broadview Energy, LLC (Broadview) announced the execution of agreements that would facilitate the development and construction of up to 500 MW of wind generation in northeast NM. This milestone agreement will enable Broadview, Tres Amigas&rsquo; first customer, to deliver its high-quality New Mexico wind power for the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=518 We LOVE our Members Featured Members, Week 1 <b>Week 1 Featured NEW Member: Freanna Original Yoghurt</b><br />&nbsp;<br />Delicious, local and healthy, Freanna Yoghurt has become a big part of Clovis in its short amount of time here. <br />&nbsp;<br />The van der Ploeg family immigrated to the United States from the province of Friesland in the Netherlands in... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=519 Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce to Launch Young Professionals Group <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors approved the launch of the Young Professionals of Clovis, a group to promote the development of young leaders in Clovis, ages 21 to 40.<br />&nbsp;<br />The mission of the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=515 Mark Carpenter Plumbing to Host Chamber Business After Hours February 27 <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will host the next Chamber Business Afterhours at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Mark Carpenter Plumbing, 501 Sycamore St.</p> <p>Mark Carpenter Plumbing will debut their new facility at this event, which has... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=520 Navigate the Globe on a Whirlwind Tour of Song and Dance from Stage to the Streets with Tap the Show <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Clovis, NM - Most people tap their feet when they hear music, but some people make music by tapping their feet. Fueled by a non-stop explosion of rhythmic energy, TAP-THE SHOW shuffles through Clovis, Thursday, March 6, 7... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=524 New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange Q & A to be held March 12 The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting an educational seminar and Q &amp; A session on the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX), from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at the Business Enterprise Center, 105 E. Grand Ave.<br /><br />The Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI) (with... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=525 Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico to Host Chamber Membership Breakfast March 21 The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will host the next Chamber Membership Breakfast at 7 a.m. Friday, March 21, at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, 2217 E. Brady Ave. <br /><br />The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico was founded in 1983 as a grassroots organization sponsored by... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=527 Cary Hoffman&#039;s Love Letter to Ol&#039; Blue Eyes in &#039;My Sinatra&#039; <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Clovis, NM &ndash; Direct from his two year off-Broadway hit run in NYC, revisit the sound of Frank Sinatra with Cary Hoffman&rsquo;s one-man musical concert, My Sinatra, Thursday, March 27, 7 PM at Marshall Auditorium.</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=528 CMS Foundation & Alumni Committee Announce the 2014 Purple Pride Hall of Honor Awards & Early Bird Banquet Tickets Sales The CMS Foundation and Alumni Committee have announced the Clovis High School 2014 Hall of Honor Awards. The purpose of the Hall of Honor Awards is to recognize and honor former graduates of Clovis High School whose achievements, strengths of character, and citizenship serve as models to inspire and challenge... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=522 City of Clovis Pet License Renewal Info <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The Clovis Police Department would like to remind Pet Owners if you have not renewed your Pet license within the last three years of obtaining a license, it is time for renewal. Dogs and Cats must be over four months of age and... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=526 Clovis to Welcome Two Conferences in April 2014 Clovis will welcome two conferences to the area in April &ndash; The New Mexico Floodplain Managers Association Spring 2014 Workshop from April 15-18, and the New Mexico State Chapter Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood Conference April 24-26, at the Clovis Civic Center.<br /><br />The New Mexico Floodplain Managers Conference is... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=529 Greg Skarda Memorial Golf Tournament to Benefit Leadership Clovis The 2013-2014 Leadership Clovis Class Annual Golf Tournament - in memory of the late Greg Skarda, an alumni of the class - will be held on Saturday, April 26, at Colonial Golf Course.<br />&nbsp;<br />Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=523 Cornhole for a Cure by the Young Professionals of Clovis on Sunday, April 13 <p>Join the Young Professionals of Clovis as they raise money to support the American Cancer Society and the Clovis Relay For Life with the Cornhole for a Cure Tournament on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd.</p> <p>The Young Pros... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=530 Small Business Development Center & Clovis Chamber Kick Off Workshop Series April 23 Join the Small Business Development Center and the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce as they host the workshop "Insider Secrets to Marketing for Your Business" by Pam Atherton from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, April 23, at the Business Enterprise Center, 105 E. Grand Ave.<br />&nbsp;<br />This session is the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=532 World&#039;s Best Calf Ropers Return to Clovis for the Joe&#039;s Boot Shop Calf Roping Event Joe&#039;s Boot Shop is celebrating a decade of the world&#039;s best calf ropers with its 10th Annual Joe&#039;s Boot Shop Calf Roping&nbsp; - one of the largest in the nation - Wednesday, April 23, through Sunday, April 27, at the Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave.<br />&nbsp;<br />The... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=531 Cannon Air Force Base Seeks Support for 2014 Air Show and Open House <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Cannon Air Force Base is proud to announce the 2014 Air Show and Open House, featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, will be on May 24-25, 2014! Approximately 20,000 to 30,000 attendees are expected to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=521 More Than 30 Employers to Participate in Spring Job Fair April 29 The Regional Growth Management Office, in collaboration with the P-4 (Public-Private Private-Public) Partnership and other agencies, will host a regional Spring Job Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd.<br /><br />This job fair is the effort of several organizations and... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=533 Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents Perla Batalla, Sunday, May 4, 2014 Grammy nominated world vocalist Perla Batalla is back by popular demand Sunday, May 4th at 2 p.m. in Marshall Auditorium with special guest, Reynaldo Maestas.<br /><br />Perla Batalla first gained international attention as a backup singer for Leonard Cohen who later encouraged her to embark on a solo career. Growing... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=535 Cannon Air Force Base Open House and Air Show May 24 & 25 <p> On behalf of the Air Commandos here at Cannon Air Force Base, we invite you to attend our second annual Open House on May 24 and 25, 2014. This free public event will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will feature the U.S. Air Force... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=534 Young Professionals to Participate in Relay For Life &nbsp;<br />Interested in being part of the Young Professionals of Clovis for a night? Are you looking for a Relay for Life team to join? Then join the YPC for Relay for Life and be a part of their team to walk all night from 7 p.m. Friday, May 9,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=537 Popular Patriotic Rock Band &#039;Madison Rising&#039; Returning to Clovis for Free Concert May 17 Clovis, New Mexico - May 17th 2014 - Patriot Outdoors will be hosting the Armed Forces Freedom Concert open to the public at its facility on May 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm which is Armed Forces Day. The band has enjoyed increased popularity after their version of the Star Spangled... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=536 2013-2014 Leadership Clovis Class Scheduled to Graduate May 14 The 2013-2014 Leadership Clovis class, part of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce, will culminate with a graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the Clovis Civic Center. The 2013-2014 class had 30 participants.<br />&nbsp;<br />The following leaders will be graduating: Debbie Abrego of Southwest Cheese; Kim Adams-Shifflett... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=538 Plateau to Host the Pioneer Women Breakfast on Friday, June 6, 2014 Local "Pioneer Women" are invited to attend the 13th Annual Pioneer Women&#039;s Breakfast hosted by Plateau at 7 a.m. Friday, June 6, at the Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd. This event will also serve as the Chamber&#039;s monthly membership breakfast and all Chamber members are encouraged to attend.<br />&nbsp;<br... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=539 DWI Saturation Patrols and Checkpoints Scheduled for June 2014 by Clovis Police Department On June 7th, 8th, 13th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd Officers of the Clovis Police Department will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrols within the City of Clovis. <br />&nbsp;<br />On June 6th, 14th, and 29th, Officers of the Clovis Police Department will be conducting DWI Checkpoints within the City of... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=540 Smoke on the Water Fireworks Display Rescheduled for Saturday, July 5th The Smoke on the Water Fireworks display has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Greene Acres Park, with fireworks shooting off around 9:00 p.m.<br /><br />Due to the postponement, the event will only include the fireworks display.&nbsp;&nbsp; There will be no live entertainment or vendors... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=544 Clovis Music Festival 2014 Lineup Announced This year marks the 27th anniversary of the Clovis Music Festival, which honors one of Clovis&#039; most influential and successful residents, world-renowned recording artist Norman Petty and his wife, Vi Petty. This year&#039;s festival will take place Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6, at the Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave.<br... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=541 Young Professionals Group to Host Monthly Lunch July 21st The Young Professionals of Clovis will gather for their monthly professional development lunch at 12 p.m. Monday, July 21, at Leal&rsquo;s Mexican Restaurant, 2115 N. Prince St. <br /><br />The July lunch will focus on how young professionals in Clovis can work more closely with Cannon Air Force Base to... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=546 Chamber Member Benefit: Social Media-What No One Will Tell You Workshop July 23rd Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest &ndash; what do you need to know about these sites to make them work for YOUR business? Join us for the second workshop in our 2014 Chamber Series &ldquo;Social Media &ndash; What No One Will Tell You&rdquo; from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, July 23, at... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=547 Clovis High School 2014 Varsity Football Season Reserved Seat Tickets Go On Sale Reserved seat tickets for the 2014 Wildcat Football season will go on sale Monday, July 14, 2014. Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Clovis High School (CHS) Athletic Office, 1900 Thornton Street, or Tankersley&#039;s, 306 N. Main St. Past reserved seat ticket holders will have until Monday,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=545 High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals Comes to Town July 15-19, 2014 The High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals are back in Clovis with the fun-filled, action-packed rodeo from Tuesday, July 15, through Saturday, July 19, at the Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave.<br /><br />The High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals feature youth ages 19 and under and offers entertainment throughout... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=548 Monster Truck Rally to be held this weekend at the Curry County Fairgrounds <p>Monster trucks have found their way to Clovis again so if you want to see 11-foot trucks perform stunts and motorcyclists jump 70 feet into the air, then make your way to the Curry County Fairgrounds Mounted Patrol Arena Friday and Saturday.</p> <p>Tod Hammock, event coordinator with Cycle City... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=549 US Bank hosting Chamber Business After Hours event on July 24, 2014 <p> The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will host the next Chamber Business After Hours at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at U.S. Bank&rsquo;s branch office located at 2501 N. Prince St.</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=550 Tickets for the Clovis Music Festival now on sale at the chamber of commerce <p>Tickets for the 2014 Clovis Music Festival are now on sale at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce. Reserved tickets are available online only.<br /></p> <p>This year marks the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=554 Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico to host End of Summer Bash <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;">The Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico will host an End of Summer Bash and 1K... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=556 City of Clovis Encourages Public to Take Precautions Regarding Seasonal Mosquitoes The City of Clovis has received several complaints regarding mosquitoes in the area community over the past few days. City of Clovis Vector Control continues to treat for mosquitoes each evening and has treated more than three hundred sites and ten square miles in the past two weeks.<br /><br />&ldquo;The... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=542 National Night Out to be held on Tuesday, August 5 at Greene Acres Park On Tuesday, August 5th from 6:00pm to Dark at Greene Acres Park, neighborhoods throughout Clovis are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the &ldquo;31st Annual National Night Out&rdquo;, crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=555 Slots still open for the Leadership Clovis class of 2014-2015 <p>There are still a few openings in the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce&rsquo;s 2014-2015 Leadership Clovis class. </p> <p>The chamber&rsquo;s flagship leadership program is an active learning experience dedicated to building leaders, who will assume leadership roles in their companies and the community. The first Leadership Clovis class graduated... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=559 21st Session of the Citizens Police Academy Seeking Participants The Clovis Police Department, Curry County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office, and New Mexico State Police, are seeking participants for the 21st Session of the Citizens Police Academy. Classes will be held on Tuesday, beginning September 2, 2014, for twelve (12) weeks, ending November 18, 2014.<br /><br />The Citizens Police Academy is a... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=561 Curry County Fair: Cowboy Boots and Hometown Roots, set for Aug. 12-16 <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> The 2014 Curry County Fair will bring in the usual fun of live music, rides and livestock competitions, but according to Curry County Events Center General Manager Kevin Jolley, this year will also include... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=560 City of Clovis Seeks Public Input on Upgrades Needed in Clovis The City of Clovis will hold two public meetings one at 12:00 p.m., Monday, August 18th, 2014 at the Assembly Room, Clovis City Hall, 321 N. Connelly, Clovis and the other at 5:30 p.m., Monday, August 18th, 2014 at the Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Library, 701 Main Street, Clovis to discuss... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=564 New Mexico Tourism Commission to meet in Clovis on Friday, August 15, 2014 <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will play host to the New Mexico Tourism Commission Department&rsquo;s quarterly meeting this month.<br /></p> <p>The Tourism Commission Clovis meeting arrives with perfect timing with the Clovis Music Festival coming up the first weekend in... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=563 Calling all sponsors! Support the 2014 Clovis Music Festival! <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is looking for more sponsors to help support the 2014 Clovis Music Festival. The chamber would like to obtain 10 more sponsors at $400 each within the next few days. <br /></p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=562 Tickets for the 2014 Clovis Music Festival on Sale Now <p>Local musicians are gearing up to perform at the 2014 Clovis Music Festival , to be held Sept. 4-6, at the Curry County Events Center.<br /></p> <p>Local bands will be featured as the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=558 2014 Clovis Music Festival welcomes New Mexico State H.O.G. Rally Sept. 4-6 <p>The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Harley Davidson riders from across the country for the 2014 New Mexico State </p> <p>H.O.G. Rally to Clovis in conjunction with the 2014 Clovis Music Festival Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 4-6.<br /></p> <p>The H.O.G. Rally&rsquo;s theme is &ldquo;Rockin&rsquo; &amp; Ridin&rsquo;&rdquo; and focuses... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=566 Class 4 Winds of Amarillo Holding Luncheon in Clovis on Aug. 26 <p>Class 4 Winds &amp; Renewables of Amarillo will be holding a luncheon at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at K-Bob&#039;s Steakhouse at 1600 Mabry Drive in Clovis. <br /></p> <p>Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. and will be followed by lunch and the program. Lunch is only $20 per plate.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=567 Check these events out this week on our Clovis Chamber Facebook page <p>New Mexico Game&nbsp;and Fish giveaway event: As of&nbsp;July 31, Game and Fish tagged and released five fish in local waters. Find them before Monday,&nbsp;Sept. 1,&nbsp;and win $200!</p> <p>5K Rockin&#039; Color Run: 8 a.m. Saturday at Ned Houk Memorial Park north of Clovis.</p> <p>Clovis Music Festival: 7 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=557 Clovis and Portales Fire Departments to take part in HazMat Exercise The Clovis and Portales fire departments will participate in a HazMat exercise this month to train in chemical weapons and emergencies.<br /><br />The Clandestine Lab/HazMat exercise, which will take place Aug. 26-28, will entail two scenarios with hazardous materials being played out at two different locations in Clovis over the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=565 Get your tickets for the 2014 Clovis Music Festival now! <p>Now is the time to buy your tickets for the 2014 Clovis Music Festival, Sept. 4-6, because the price goes up at the door!<br /></p> <p>Tickets for the &ldquo;Clovis Sound&rdquo; performance on Thursday, Sept. 4, are only $10! And tickets for the Friday and Saturday... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=568 2014 Clovis Music Festival Schedule of Events for this week! <p>With music from two local bands, the 2014 Clovis Music Festival kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, featuring the &ldquo;Clovis Sound.&rdquo; Gates open at 6 p.m.<br /></p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=569 New Mexico Film Office to Host Film and Media Education Summit on October 4 SANTA FE - The New Mexico Film Office will host its second Film &amp; Media Education Summit on October 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) in Albuquerque, 1701 4th Street. The mission of this event is to stimulate communication and coordination between... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=570 Comedian Carlos Mencia returns to the Clovis Civic Center Friday, October 3, 2014 <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Global Spectrum and ICON Entertainment are bringing nationally acclaimed comedian Carlos Mencia back to the Clovis Civic Center.</p> ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=551 Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents Jumping Jack Flash on September 27 <p>Imagine walking into a nearby historic theater and happening upon a performance by the youthful Stones! They&rsquo;re all there; Mick is prancing and dancing, Keith is ripping licks and prowling the stage with his trusty beat-up Fender guitar. Charlie and Bill are intense as they lay down the backbeat, and... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=571 Join us in Celebrating our Chamber of Commerce Members with Ribbon Cuttings <p>Our members are the life blood of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce and we would like to invite everyone to the upcoming ribbon cuttings we have scheduled. They are:&nbsp;</p> <br />Friday, October 10, 2014: <b>Plains Regional Medical Center Pharmacy</b> Open House and Ribbon Cutting, 2401 W. 21st St., 2:00 p.m.... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=431