Constant Investor – Myra Ghattas

Constant Investor – Myra Ghattas

Seeing that the things that she is most passionate about are family, community, diversity, and growing educational opportunities, it is no surprise that Myra Ghattas of Slate Street Café continues to give to Prosperity Works year after year. Being a leader in the food and beverage industry, choosing to source food and services locally, and being a mentor to new entrepreneurs, she places a high...

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WOMAN OF INFLUENCE

WOMAN OF INFLUENCE

  ARELLANA CORDERO NAMED WOMAN OF INFLUENCE IN NEW MEXICO   Arellana Cordero, Executive Vice President and CFO of Southwest Capital Bank and a PROSPERITY WORKS Board member, has been honored by Albuquerque Business First as one of 21 NM Women of Influence for 2017.  She was chosen from among 250 nominees and 120 final applicants for this annual community leadership...

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Leslie Elgood – Supporter and more!

Leslie Elgood – Supporter and more!

  She doesn’t quite remember when she first began giving to Prosperity Works, but Leslie Elgood remembers being one of the millions of kids who Trick or Treated for Unicef in the 50’s. On Halloween, she and her sister would collect pennies for Unicef instead of candy. She appreciates her mother’s wisdom about giving: “Since we earned a living from the people in the community, it was...

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Thank You!!!

Thank You!!!

Dear Prosperity Works Friends, Investors, Partners, Families, Donors, Volunteers, and all else who propel this work… On behalf of ALL of us here at Prosperity Works, we wish you, your staff, family and friends, a wonderful and Happy New Year. 2016 has been quite the year, and we are so inspired by all that you have done and continue to do to encourage generosity and kindness. Together, we...

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Homes For The Holidays

Homes For The Holidays

Our hands are out and our hats are off! The boom and bust of the housing industry in recent years has fueled doubt about the value of home ownership, and caused many to re-examine the long-held belief that owning a home is a viable path to a stable and successful financial future.  Don’t tell that to the 300 homeowners who have worked with us to claim their share of the American Dream! They...

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Rio Grande Credit Union Honored With the Louise Herring Award

Rio Grande Credit Union Honored With the Louise Herring Award

Albuquerque, New Mexico. – Rio Grande Credit Union received runner-up nationally for the Louise Herring award for its outstanding support to member service and local New Mexico communities. Rio Grande Credit Union was honored with the Louise Herring Award for its Prosperity Kidstm Program. The Credit Union partnered with Prosperity Works to assist families with opening Child Savings Accounts...

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GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

Can You Support Prosperity Works on Giving Tuesday – November 28th & 29th?   We are excited to be part of the #GivingTuesdayNM coalition this year and invite you to join the movement. You can help by letting your friends, family, and colleagues that #GivingTuesdayNM is coming on November 28th & 29th. Prosperity Works believes that Personal, Social, and Financial assets give New...

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The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

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Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Originally published: Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 12:02am, Albuquerque Journal. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Washington-based think tanks that are generally on opposite sides of the ideological divide collaborated to find a consensus approach to reducing poverty in our nation. The plan, published last year by the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, emphasizes among other...

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Golf Tournament Next Thursday!

Golf Tournament Next Thursday!

Join us next Thursday, September 22, 2016, for the 4th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic! Starts at 1 p.m. Registration includes participation in a 4 person scramble, dinner, range balls and cart.  This will be an exciting tournament! Some other exciting perks to the tourney: It will be scramble tourney, a raffle will be associated with the tourney, and, yes, there will be...

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