Photos

  • Touring the Villa Myriam Coffee Roasting Facility, November 6, 2015 »

    U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Villa Myriam coffee roasting facility, a family owned small business in Albuquerque. The company is owned by brothers David and Juan Certain who grow the coffee beans on their grandfather's farm in Colombia, and then roast and distribute the coffee from their facility in Albuquerque. In 2013, they opened Villa Myriam with help from the South Valley Economic Development Center, a business incubator that has been funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Commerce. The company also owns The Brew by Villa Myriam, a coffee shop in downtown Albuquerque, and has recently launched its Nitro Cold Brew coffee drink that is now being distributed at more than 200 locations throughout New Mexico. During the tour, Senator Heinrich also met with Villa Myriam partners Mother Road Mobile Canning, The Loan Fund, and Caveman Coffee Co.

    • Discussing Tech Transfer At Aquila Technologies, November 6, 2015 »

      U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the Aquila Group facility in Albuquerque where he was briefed about recent tech transfer projects and partnerships between Aquila and Sandia National Laboratories. During the tour, Senator Heinrich saw demonstrations of projects used to detect anthrax and create solar film. Aquila staff also discussed their cooling technology used in high performance computing clusters.

      • Tech Transfer Roundtable with U.S. Senators Barabara Mikulski and Tom Udall in Albuquerque, October 14, 2015 »

        U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich highlights tech transfer and shares Sandia National Labs and Los Alamos National Laboratory's crucial work with U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski.

        • Blue Ribbon School Celebration at Mora High School, October 13, 2015 »

          U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich participates in a school assembly and tour Mora High School, which was just named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for its success at closing the achievement gap.

          • Picuris Pueblo, October 13, 2015 »

            U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours Picaris Pueblo’s new fire station and charcoal business which comes from efforts to remove hazardous fuel to prevent wildfire. Senator Heinrich also discusses the pueblo’s work to expand solar.

            • Santa Fe ¬°Youth Works!, October 12, 2015 »

              U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich tours the ¡YouthWorks! facility in Santa Fe and highlights the program's recognition as a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education by the White House. ¡YouthWorks! is a non-profit, community-based organization that provides opportunities to work on AmeriCorps projects, education, job training, counseling, and leadership development for young adults.

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