YOUR DAILY UPDATE FOR FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2015
DACC offers free dental clinic for children
Give Kids a Smile Day to be held at Doña Ana Community College (DACC) Central Campus. The oral health experts and students enrolled in dental programs at DACC are providing a free “Give Kids a Smile Day” at the DACC Dental Health Clinic. The free event for children runs from 8 am to 4 pm Saturday, Feb. 21, at the DACC Central Campus, 3400 South Espina, DAMA Building (Main), Room 80. An appointment can be scheduled by calling 528-7071
Las Cruces Downtown Partnership names Parsons interim director
Downtown Las Cruces Partnership has a new director.
Board President John Hummer has announced Arianna Parsons of Las Cruces was unanimously approved by DLCP's board as the interim executive director effective Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Parsons will hold the position of interim director for 90 days, during which time the organization will conduct a search for a permanent executive director. Parsons will is a candidate for the permanent position.
The director will replace Carrie La Tour, who was executive director for three years, but announced she would step down before the end of December.
“We are extremely pleased and genuinely excited to have someone of Arianna's capabilities and passion for our downtown's continued growth and development as our interim executive director,” Hummer said. “Not only can she relate with business owners working hard to grow their businesses, but she also lives in the immediate area of our downtown.”
Parsons, along with her husband Tyrell Thacker, operate Beck’s Coffee, located in the Downtown district.
“I am extremely excited to take my passion for our Downtown to the next level,” Parson said. “We have great momentum from all of the hard work and enthusiasm of the outgoing director, board and other stakeholders so I feel confident in saying that great things are going to happened”
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