Calendar of Events - Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce
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September 2018

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Microsoft Excel


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GriefShare: A Faith-Based Grief Recovery Support Group

This is a nondenominational support group and features biblical concepts for healing from grief. 

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Grand opening

Grand opening at the Red Ball Cafe 1303 4th St SW
Full menu and entertainment.
Ribbon cutting at 10am.

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Your business website should be your full-time sales person. It should be professionally dressed, user friendly and highly informational, all while working for you around the clock and across the calendar!
Shawn Bacoccini from RocketBox SEO will teach you how to create the type of website, business listings and strategy your business needs to be found online with a powerful impact!   

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Adult Night: Uncommon Grounds - for ages 18+

Come out to Explora’s Adult Night for an evening of hands-on activities and demonstrations related to the night’s theme Uncommon Grounds: Coffee & Tea Science.

Experiment with brewing methods, sample teas with different oxidation levels, try coffee cupping, and more!
Have a fun Friday night at a great price! Enjoy soothing music from Ya Gotta Have Harp, exhibit exploration, and activities around the theme “Uncommon Grounds: Coffee & Tea Science.”

Venture through all of our fine coffee and tea vendors to fill up your Coffee & Tea Passport.

Plus, view the night sky through different telescopes with The Albuquerque Astronomical Society members and Explore HAM radios with High Desert Amateur Radio Club.

Thank you,
Adult Night Media Sponsor, The Alibi!

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The Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big

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Metro East Insurance Group Workshop

Metro East Insurance Group will be attending meetings in English and Español, everybody es welcome, from 8:00 to Noon.

Metro East Insurance Group, estara atendiendo reuniones en Ingles y Spanish, todos son bienvenidos, de 8:00am al Mediodia.

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Ask the Expert: Business Funding & Alternative Financing

Is access to capital for your small business keeping you up at night?  Bring your business funding and alternative financing questions to this interactive Q&A style one hour workshop!

This topic will be featured every 4th Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Bring your questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop.  SCORE finance and accounting experts will provide answers!  Attend as often as you like -- but please register!

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Microsoft O365 & Business Efficiency

Microsoft O365 & Business Efficiency
Sept 27, 2018
1:30 – 4:30pm
Kosh Solutions
4501 Osuna
ABQ, NM 87109
Get your hands on Office 365 and experience how it can help you solve your toughest challenges.

Kosh Solutions would like to invite you to attend a Customer Immersion Experience.
This isn’t your typical learning event: you won’t see any slides, demos or sales pitches. You’ll start the session in a roundtable, discussing your biggest business challenges and then log into a live environment in the cloud.  Our trained facilitator will guide you through a hands-on experience to see how Microsoft O365 can meet your needs in this collaborative, fun environment. 
Click here to watch a video and gain a better understanding of our latest and greatest technology so you can experience first-hand how Microsoft tools can solve your biggest challenges.
During this interactive session, you will explore how to:
  • Keep information secure while being productive: make it easier to work securely and maintain compliance without inhibiting your workflow.
  • Capture, review and share notes from anywhere: boost your team’s productivity by sharing documents and collaborating in real time.
  • Use social tools to find experts & answers: break down barriers between departments to share knowledge quickly.
  • Quickly visualize and analyze complex data: zero in on the data and insights you need without having to involve a BI expert.
  • Coauthor and share content quickly: access and edit documents even while others are editing and reviewing them all at the same time.

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Learn About Optometry!

Meet an eye doctor, learn about what they do, and try out the equipment they use! Visit Explora’s Experiment Bar to explore the “My First Eye Exam” exhibit. Play with a phoropter, try on glasses that simulate vision changes associated with certain eye diseases, touch and feel contact lenses and lens blanks, learn about color vision deficiencies with a color vision test, and more!

Learn about Optometry is an extension of the Portal to the Public (PoP) program at Explora, and offered in partnership with the New Mexico Optometric Association, Albuquerque Eye Care, Essilor, and Walman Instruments with support from the American Optometric Association.

Drop-in anytime 1-3pm.

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Amanda Velez-mari

Join us for our Grand Opening
Ribbon cutting ceremony & Tours 5:30pm 
Dance Fit Bash 7pm
First 25 people in the door will receive a gift
Drawing for Staycation 
Portion of proceeds to benefit Ten-82 (first responders charity)

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Comcast Skill- UP


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Microsoft Excel


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17th Annual Speak Out! - National Association of Women Business Owners-New Mexico

Please join us for our 17th annual Speak Out! event, which will be held on Wednesday October 3rd at the Embassy Suites Hotel.
At this very special event, we invite State legislators to meet with our members and guests to discuss issues that are important to women business owners and to promote NAWBO NM's Position Statements on these issues:
-Dollars for Women Owned Businesses
-Taxation Impact
-Uniform Employment Policies
Registration & Connecting: 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Dinner & Roundtable Speak Out! 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton
1000 Woodward Place NE
Albuquerque NM 87102
Cost for Members: $28- MEMBERS CLICK HERE to register and pay in advance thru PayPal (no account needed). Register by September 5 for a $5 Early Bird Discount.
Cost for Guests: $33 - GUESTS CLICK HERE to register and pay in advance thru PayPal (no account needed)
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12 Months of Math - Free activity at Balloon Museum

Visit the Explora table for 12 Months of Math activities at Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum Friday, October 5, 9-11am, at their free event, "Darth and Yoda: The Return!"

Try free math activities: Construct and test math concepts as part of 12 Months of Math's October "Math in Air & Space" activities.
For more about 12 Months of Math, visit

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Expanding Homeownership within Communities of Color

Informational & Organizing Meeting. Please attend if you are interested in finding out about the Beloved Community House being built in Albuquerque, Homes for Heroes®, or if you would like to disseminate information about becoming a Habitat for Humanity homeowner to low-income families of color in your community. 

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Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan, best known for his stand-up routines, has been in the comedy circle since 1991. He started in the New York stand-up scene and now, in addition to continuing with stand-up, stars in movies and TV shows and has authored two books. Best known for his comedy specials, Mr. Universe and Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed, Gaffigan's comedy is cleaner than most and his anecdotes are commonly about his family and food. (From

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Risky Business Management


Learn simple tools to help you manage the financial, property and liability risks associated with owning a business.

We live -- and conduct our businesses -- in a very litigious environment.  The threat of a lawsuit, the cost of defending yourself against a lawsuit, and the impact on your business reputation can be devastating!

In this workshop you will learn:

  • What is “risk management” and why it plays an important role in your business planning;
  • The various types of business liabilities facing small business owners;
  • Risk management tools and techniques for mitigating business liabilities;
  • Pitfalls of insurance and what you need to know about insurance agents or brokers; and
  • “Best practices” for using insurance as a methodology for funding the risk of financial loss

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Up, Up and Away Balloon Breakfast

You are invited to experience to world's largest ballooning event and support the New Mexico Cancer Center Foundation from the comfort of the beautiful Balloon Museum. You'll have the best seats in the city to enjoy the Mass Ascension and delicious food and drinks while helping those who need it most in our community.

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Masquerade Banquet Fundraiser - Behind the Mask

Perinatal depression is a silent type of depression that many women often experience and don't share because of the stigma and hide behind a mask of their true feelings at times.  We want to raise awareness that even though you might have never experienced depression, you could still develop depression during pregnancy.  This Masquerade banquet is having UNM Speakers share informative information regarding Maternal Mental Health Disorder. We will also have special guests from out of state.  Two husbands sharing about there experience and how it lead them to opening up their foundations in their wives names.  We will have entertainment, music, food and silent auctions.

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Ask the Expert: One Hour of Q&A on Marketing


Are you having challenges getting -- and keeping -- customers? 

Bring your marketing questions (and your lunch) to this interactive Q&A style workshop, facilitated by DJ Heckes and Diane Villegas. 

This topic will be featured every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12pm-1pm.  Sponsored by SCORE Albuquerque.

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HR101: Hiring, Onboarding & Paying Employees


Learn about some of the most important employee management issues for small businesses – and how you can take action today.

Join SCORE/Paychex at our upcoming FREE seminar and learn how to avoid some of the most common employee handbook mistakes for small businesses.

Reliable, useful information on…

  • FEDERAL LAWS: Find out which federal laws may impact your hiring practices
  • PROGRESSIVE DISCIPLINE: Learn how to handle employee performance issues and policy violations
  • LEGAL MATTERS: Review common legal issues with employee termination
  • RISKY HIRING PRACTICES: Identify the costs of poor hiring
  • IMPLEMENTATION: Learn how to execute and effective recruiting and hiring process

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2018 Hispanic Heritage Awards

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3rd Annual Hike to End Hunger

ONE in SIX Bernalillo County residents and a QUARTER of our kids do not have enough food. We invite you to join us on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 to HIKE TO END HUNGER so that Rio Grande Food Project (RGFP) can continue its critical mission of providing emergency food aid to 420 households every week or 4,230 kids, adults and seniors every month. We hike to raise awareness, to strengthen our resolve to end hunger and to increase support and funds for RGFP, the largest food pantry on Albuquerque's west side. With 1.1 million pounds of food passing through our doors annually, we envision a community where EVERYONE has enough food to live healthy, active lives. Along with food aid, RGFP also provides access to community partners who address the causes and effects of food insecurity so residents can achieve long-term success and stability. We also grow supplemental produce in our Hunger Relief Community Garden onsite.

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