Community Connection

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Community Connection features local nonprofits and government programs that are making a difference in our region.  Do you have suggestion?  E-mail us....the address is:

Community Connection - Southwest Environmental Center - Kevin Bixby

Nov 14, 2016

Community Connection - Southern NM Pride - Robert Williams

Oct 28, 2016

In this Community Connection, we meet Las Cruces Press Women, a professional organization for women and men working in any form of media to interact and workshop together. We get to learn more about the organization through the President of the organization, Cassie McClure and Vice President, Tracy Roy. More information about this organization can be found at

Community Connection - Mesilla Valley Search & Rescue

Jun 30, 2016

In this Community Connection, we meet with the President of the Mesilla Valley Search and Rescue, Victor Villalobos. Victor tells us about the mission and the different specialty teams that make up this organization. We also meet two team leaders: Nancy Chanover and Bryndan Gardner.

Community Connection - Broken Promises SW - Joe Miele

May 27, 2016

Community Connection - La Casa - Theresa Armendariz

May 20, 2016

Community Connection - Alzheimer's Association - Maia Sideris

Apr 6, 2016

In this next Community Connection, we meet with the Southwest Regional Manager of the Alzheimer's Association, Maia Sideris. Maia tells us about what Alzheimer's is and what services their organization provides this community in dealing with this disease. More information about Alzheimer's Association can be found by visiting

La Clinica de Familia - Suzan Martinez de Gonzales

Mar 7, 2016

In this next Community Connection, we meet with the CEO of La Clinica de Familia, Suzan Martinez de Gonzales. Suzan tells us about how the LCDF got started with migrant workers and all the services and facilities that are in the area. More information about LCDF can be found by visiting


SNMDSF Southern New Mexico Down Syndrome Families

Mar 1, 2016

CARE - Yolanda "Yoli" R. Diaz

Feb 17, 2016

On this episode of Community Connection, we meet with Yolanda "Yoli" R. Diaz, the Executive Director/ Patient Advocate of CARE. CARE stands for Cancer Aid Resource & Education and is an organization that helps out cancer patients and their families with day to day expenses and utilities. More information can be found at

Las Cruces Chamber Ballet - Kevin Self

Jan 8, 2015

Mark Medoff Profile

Dec 24, 2014

Therapeutic Horse Riding - Sarah Veeder

Dec 24, 2014

Jardin de los Niños - Audrey Hartley

Oct 17, 2014

Mesquite Learning Center - Luly Valencia-Glenn

Oct 6, 2014

Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary

Sep 24, 2014

NMSU's Arrowhead Center

Sep 9, 2014

Irene Oliver-Lewis: The First Twenty Years

Aug 7, 2014

"Go Teacher" Ecuador Scholar Program at NMSU

Jul 27, 2014

The "Go Teacher" program is in its third year at New Mexico State University. The goal of the program is to teach English Language fluency and English language teaching methodologies to Ecuadorian English teachers. The scholars spend seven months taking classes at New Mexico State University, while also discovering the culture of New Mexico and the U.S./Mexico border region.

Court Youth Center - Irene Oliver-Lewis

Jul 14, 2014

APA = ACTion Program for Animals

Jul 2, 2014

La Semilla - Rebecca Wiggins-Reinhard & Tae-Young Nam

Jun 24, 2014

Sol y Tierra growers in Anthony, New Mexico

Jun 18, 2014

Dyslexia Institute of Southern N.M. - Ellen Saige

Jun 18, 2014

Restore - Mesilla Valley Habitat For Humanity

May 30, 2014

Border Book Festival

May 11, 2014

Cruceño CleanUp - Abbey Carver

Mar 31, 2014

Cruceño CleanUp - Abbey Carver

Mountain View Market Farm-Lori Garton

Mar 19, 2014

Mountain View Market Farm-Lori Garton