Clovis Chamber News Release RSS Feed http://clovisnm.org/news/rss.php en-us Copyright 2000-2007 Michael White Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:29:56 America/Phoenix Sprink -> RSS v1.0.0 1765 10 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 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 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 Deadline to Advertise in the 2015 Community Profile and Membership Directory Extended to October 15 We&rsquo;ve extended the deadline for you to advertise in the 2015 Community Profile and Membership Directory &ndash; but don&rsquo;t wait! Time is running out to be a part of the best way to advertise to newcomers to our community, visitors and the entire region.<br /><br />Your ability to advertise in... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=573 Chamber Business After Hours to be held on October 16th at Farmers Electric The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will host the next Chamber Business After Hours at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, at Farmers Electric Cooperative at 3701 N. Thornton St. in honor of co-op month.<br /><br />Root beer and bratwursts will be provided to honor the Oktoberfest theme and hosted by... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=572 Clovis Chamber Executive Director Ernie Kos Celebrates 20 years <p>What&rsquo;s that, you say? Today makes 20 years that Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ernie Kos has been director of the chamber!<br /></p> <p>Clovis Mayor David Lansford and chamber of commerce board members declare this a Hallmark day. Officials said Ernie has been more than a community... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=575 Street Closure on 21st Street between Main and Pile on Tuesday, October 21 21st Street between Main Street and Pile Street will be closed to through traffic between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 21st. Detours for the public will be designated. This work relates to installation of fiber optic cable conducted by Vulcan Construction who is working for Plateau Wireless.<br /><br... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=577 Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents the Reduced Shakespeare Company Tuesday, October 28 Sure to be an evening of laugh-out-loud, original theatre, the Reduced Shakespeare Company is renowned for taking long, serious subjects and reducing them to short, sharp comedies. Since its 1981 origins as a pass-the-hat act in California, the company has created seven stage shows, two television specials, several TV pilots,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=578 NMSBIC meeting will bring capital providers to Clovis on Monday October 27 <p>The New Mexico Small Business Investment Corporation (NMSBIC) will host a community meeting to introduce entrepreneurs interested in beginning a new business and those interested in expanding an existing business to resources that can help their projects succeed. <br /></p> <p>The Accessing Capital in New... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=576 Xcel Energy Repeats Warnings about Scams <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> AMARILLO, Texas &ndash; Reports of scams against Xcel Energy customers in Texas and New Mexico picked up again in August and September after falling in the early part of the summer.</p> <p>After a... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=579 Fat Boys Barbecue to host a Live Auction and FUNdraiser to Benefit Food Bank of Eastern NM Fat Boy&rsquo;s Barbecue will be hosting a Live Auction and FUNdraiser night for the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico. This 2nd Live Auction FUNdraiser event will be held Thursday, November 6, from 6 p.m. until close at 901 E Llano Estacado Blvd.&nbsp; This FUNdraiser will include a Hot Wing... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=580 YPC Lunches with Leaders set for Nov. 17 <p>The Young Professionals of Clovis will gather for their monthly professional development lunch at noon Monday, Nov. 17, at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, 2217 E. Brady. <br /></p> <p>Lunches with Leaders creates the opportunity for young professionals to hear from guest speakers who are successful leaders in the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=584 Tickets for annual Charity Ball are on sale! <p>Tickets for the 7th Annual Charity Ball are now on sale at the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce! <br /></p> <p>The 2014 Charity Ball, formerly known as the Mayor&rsquo;s Ball, will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Hotel Clovis. Tickets are $75 per person and $600 per... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=583 Fundraising to be held for Cops and Kids Christmas formally known as Shop with a Cop 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 Krispy Kreme doughnuts at the intersections of 21st / Prince and Commerce Way / Prince on November 20th from 7:00am to 9:00 am.<br /><br... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=585 DWI Saturation Patrols and Checkpoints Scheduled for November 2014 On November 24th, 28th, and 29th Officers of the Clovis Police Department will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrols within the City of Clovis.<br /><br />Clovis Police Officers will also be conducting Seat Belt enforcement operations. The OBD Grant makes this possible from Safer New Mexico Now.<br /><br />Officers will... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=581 Small Business Saturday set for November 29 Small Business Saturday is November 29 this year, so all of you business owners start gearing up to promote your locally owned business! Shoppers - get ready to shop!<br />&nbsp;<br />NMSBDC Marketing Specialist Dianna Thompson said Small Business Saturday is an important annual event for local business owners as it&#039;s... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=587 Happy Thanksgiving from the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce As we approach the holiday season, we have a lot to be thankful for! We have a growing, prosperous community, caring friends and family and numerous exciting events going on in our community. November was a very busy month with Clovis growing and thriving! With four new businesses opening, we... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=588 The Lighthouse Mission Asking Local Communities for Help The Lighthouse Mission is organization that&#039;s benefitted our local communities for 26 years, and now, it&#039;s asking community members&#039; for help.<br />&nbsp;<br />Director Richard Gomez said he has been director of the Lighthouse Mission the entire 26 years it has been open, and throughout the years, the lighthouse mission has... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=589 Classic holiday play, A Christmas Carol, to be performed at Clovis Community College This winter, Clovis audiences are in for a holiday delight as the Clovis Community College Company Class is set to perform the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol.<br /><br />Under the direction of CCC theater instructor Christy Mendoza, the class has been working since August on an adaptation of the... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=586 Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Office Hours The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce office hours are as follows: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m.-12 p.m. &amp; 1 p.m.-5 p.m.<br /><br />The Norman &amp; Vi Petty Rock and Roll Museum is open during regular Chamber business hours. Limited tours are available after hours and on weekends by appointment... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=590 Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! On behalf of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce, I want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This time of year reminds us to stop and take a moment to be thankful for the many gifts we have been given, so I want to challenge... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=593 City of Clovis Seeking Public Input During Parks Plan Survey Process The City of Clovis is currently updating its long range Parks Master Plan which, when completed in May 2015, will shape the direction, development and delivery of the city&rsquo;s parks and recreation services over the next ten years.&nbsp;&nbsp; This comprehensive process is being overseen by the City of Clovis&rsquo; Parks,... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=592 The New Mexico State Film Office announces the 2015 New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase screening Santa Fe - The New Mexico Film Office today announced the schedule for the 2015 NM Filmmakers Showcase featuring 43 independently produced statewide works including Albuquerque, Sandia Park, Santa Fe, Portales, Farmington, Capitan, Clovis, Las Cruces and Roswell. The Showcase will take place at The Jean Cocteau Cinema (418 Montezuma... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=595 DWI Saturation Patrols and Checkpoints Scheduled for January 2015 On January 23rd and 26th Officers of the Clovis Police Department will be conducting a DWI Saturation Patrols within the City of Clovis.<br /><br />Clovis Police Officers will also be conducting Seat Belt enforcement operations. The OBD Grant makes this possible from Safer New Mexico Now.<br /><br />Officers will be... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=594 Clovis Indoor Soccer to break ground on Monday, January 26 Join the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce at the groundbreaking of&nbsp; our newest member,&nbsp; Clovis Indoor Soccer.&nbsp; The celebration is scheduled for Monday, January 26th at 2:00 p.m. at 1001 Schepps Blvd., right behind the Clovis Civic Center.&nbsp; The tentative plans include a May 2015 opening of Clovis Indoor Soccer.&nbsp;... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=596 Art Has Heart Art Show to be held on February 7, 2015 <p> <style type="text/css">@import url(rte.css);</style> Clovis, NM: The 3th annual &ldquo;Art Has Heart&rdquo; art show will be held on February 7th 2015, from 2-3:30 pm at the Clovis Carver Library with a reception for the artists in the Ingram Room. Art has Heart is brought... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=597 Join us in Celebrating our Chamber of Commerce Members with Ribbon Cuttings 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; ... http://clovisnm.org/news/release-detail.php?story_id=431