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WESST Press Releases

A Bright Spot in the Albuquerque Economy»

March 30, 2010 | WESST Press ReleaseThe WESST Enterprise Center, a small business incubator in Albuquerque, New Mexico, today announced the aggregate results of its 10 member companies for 2009. The companies produced the following results: Total revenue: $5,578,000, total payroll: $2,677,000, new jobs created: 55.

WESST Enterprise Center is Open for Business!»

January 23, 2009 | WESST Press ReleaseDuring 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.

Recycle Runway Goes to Washington»

January 16, 2009 | WESST Press ReleasePart 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.

Stocker Foundation awards grant to support WESST’s distance learning program in Doña Ana County»

December 5, 2008 | WESST Press ReleaseWESST 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.

Update on the WESST Enterprise Center»

November 4, 2008 | WESST Press ReleaseWith less than two months until occupancy, the Enterprise Center is shaping up beautifully. The exterior is finished with paving completed and landscaping taking place.

2008 PNM Entrepreneurial Leadership Award Winners»

June 20, 2008 | WESST Press ReleaseThis 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.