The place to start and grow your business

WESST Press Releases

WESST Client Wins 2010 TeenNick Halo Award»

December 7, 2010 | WESST Press ReleaseLauren Huichan began heading down a path of self destruction when she was removed from an abusive household at the age of 12 and put into foster care. Living mostly in group homes without any real support, she started getting into fights, abusing drugs, and got kicked out of high school at the age of 15. Eventually, she ended up in treatment. That’s when she started to realize that she could either continue down a path of drugs and despair or do something worthwhile with her life.

WESST Announces New Board Members»

May 25, 2010 | WESST Press ReleaseWESST is pleased to announce four new members to its Board of Directors. They are: Dave Baland, Vice President of Investments, Merrill Lynch; Don Chalmers, Dealer Principal, Don Chalmers Ford; Deborah Peacock, President, Peacock Myers, P.C.; and David Vedera, President, Paceline Consulting Group.

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.