Business Perspectives in Albuquerque Journal: Collaborating for Success

The Rotary Club of Albuquerque del Sol recently announced its second group of recipients of the Don Chalmers Memorial Grant Program. The program, which launched in 2020, was established by the club president to exceed the 2020 goal of reaching $1 million and strive towards reaching this goal in the next 20 years. Charities eligible for grants submitted applications which were reviewed by the Rotary Del Sol Club Board of Directors and the Del Sol Foundation Board of Directors. The grant recipients include the Albuquerque Museum Foundation, Beds4Kidz, Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation, Global Give a Book, New Mexico Bioparks Association, and Talking Talons Youth Leadership.

In other news, Blake’s Lottaburger has launched a community impact program, “LOTA Heart,” which aims to support the communities where its employees live and work. The President of Blake’s Lottaburger, Brian Rule, states that this program is a great way to help manage the stress that comes with work and life. Through the LOTA Heart program, employees donate their time to work in the Roadrunner Food Bank’s warehouse. New Mexico United office workers also participated in this effort. Additionally, LOTA Heart supports HopeWorks, an Albuquerque-based nonprofit that fights homelessness, by providing meals to those in need at its day shelters.

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