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Group honors family-friendly businesses

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — More than 50 New Mexico businesses and organizations are being recognized this week for having family-friendly policies in place.

Family Friendly New Mexico, a nonprofit program, will hold its awards luncheon on Friday at the Albuquerque Museum from 11:30 – 1 pm.

A CEO panel will discuss hiring challenges, including attracting millennial workers and how to acquire the most qualified employees. Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver, whose office is one of the organizations being recognized, will speak at the event.

Tickets, $30 each and $300 for a table of eight, are available at

To be recognized, organizations must have a minimum of one family friendly policy in each of four areas:  paid leave, health support, work schedule and economic support.

Organizations being recognized at the Gold Level are: Albuquerque Community Foundation, Atkinson & Kelsey, P.A., Betty’s Bath & Day Spa, LLC, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Brindle Foundation, Center for Civic Policy, CHRISTUS St. Vincent, City of Farmington, Enlace Comunitario, Fiore Industries, Inc.,Flow Science, Inc., General Mailing and Shipping Systems, Inc., Giddens, Gatton & Jacobus, P.C., Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails, Horizon Auto Glass & Tint, Hospital Services Corporation, Independent Insurance Agents of NM, Inc., Lovelace Health System, Mama’s Minerals, Inc., Molzen Corbin, New Mexico Mutual, Nusenda Credit Union, Office of the NM Secretary of State, Prosperity Works, Rural Sourcing, Inc., Self Serve, SMPC Architects, Solace Crisis Treatment Center, Southwest Capital Bank, Southwest Creations Collaborative, The Garrity Group, The Verdes Foundation, TLC Plumbing, T-Mobile, Twohig Dentistry, U.S. Eagle Federal Credit Union, University of New Mexico, UNM Hospitals, UNM Medical Group, WESST and Youth Development, Inc.

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