WESST Press Releases
January 23, 2009 | WESST Press Release – During the first and second week of December 2008, WESST staff prepared for and accomplished the big move from two office locations. The logistics seemed simple enough—relocating a few blocks away—but the preparatory work was daunting.
January 16, 2009 | WESST Press Release – Part of the celebration of the 2009 inauguration in Washington, DC will be the Green Inaugural Ball, an event whose focus is all about being green, from 100% organic catering to composting the floral arrangements afterward.
January 3, 2009 | WESST Press Release – At a recent meeting with Chez Steel of Irwin Union Bank, WESST received the first installment of a multi-year capital campaign pledge. Irwin Union Bank has decided to go with a contribution plan that allows for its donation to be spread out over a set time span.
December 5, 2008 | WESST Press Release – WESST is honored to be the recipient of a grant of $20,000 from The Stocker Foundation, an independent foundation that provides funding to organizations working in the following areas: short-term youth development; social service agencies offering solutions to specific problems, such as literacy, hunger, and homelessness; education; aid to the disabled; self-help programs; theater and the performing arts, and other cultural programs; women’s issues and the strengthening of families.
November 23, 2008 | WESST Press Release – Having outlined a distance learning program for rural New Mexico to various foundations, WESST is pleased to announce continued commitment to the project by being awarded a grant of $20,000 from The Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
November 4, 2008 | WESST Press Release – With less than two months until occupancy, the Enterprise Center is shaping up beautifully. The exterior is finished with paving completed and landscaping taking place.
June 20, 2008 | WESST Press Release – This year’s entrepreneurial award winners are all from outside of Albuquerque, a clear indication of the vibrancy of rural businesses in New Mexico.From Silver City to Santa Fe, these business owners have proven that a well designed and executed business plan can succeed outside of major metropolitan areas.
May 12, 2008 | WESST Press Release – WESST will be able to help additional low-income families increase financial literacy and accumulate savings as a result of a $15,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.