March, 3 2009 Business digest

Workshop to avoid fines set for March 11

A workshop educating manufacturing businesses to identify possible penalties will be held March 11 at the Business Enterprise Center in the Chamber of Commerce Building, according to a New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership news release.

Information from the workshop includes issues with employment eligibility and complying with Homeland Security, according to the release.

Four other workshops are scheduled this month in Hobbs, Roswell and Las Cruces, according to the release. More information is available on

MainStreet executive director to receive professional certification

Clovis MainStreet Executive Director Robyne Beaubien is New Mexico’s first professionally certified executive director, according to a Clovis MainStreet press release.

The certification process takes two years to complete and trains applicants in economic development and non-profit management and building expertise, according to the release.

Part of the National Trust Main Street program, Clovis MainStreet provides resources and services aimed to restore and revitalize local economies, according to the release.

Business Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Gabriel Monte. He may be contacted at 763-6991, or by