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El Paso Electric (NYSE: EE) has agreed with Infrastructure Investments Fund to extend the closing date for the sale of the utility to Sept. 1. IIF, a private fund advised by financial giant JPMorgan, is acquiring El Paso Electric in a $4.3 bi…

United Way of El Paso County has announced its new board officers and board members for 2020-21. Board officers are: board chair, Crystal Long, CEO, GECU; chair-elect, Ruben Hernandez, market executive, JPMorgan Chase; secretary, Nathan Worle…

Trey Miller has been promoted to chief lending officer at United Bank of El Paso. Miller also serves as senior vice president – commercial lending. Miller is a graduate of New Mexico State University and is a licensed appraiser. He serves on …

The Texas Veterans Commission has awarded Amistad $550,000 in general assistance, mental health and emergency COVID-19 funds to continue providing services to veterans and their families. The Amistad for Veterans Project offers veterans and t…

Drake Genna has joined Kemp Smith law firm as an associate in the corporate and business department. Most recently, Genna was in-house counsel to a public company, where his practice focused on corporate finance, corporate governance and capi…

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation is seeking letters of intent from eligible nonprofits to support their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, prepare for a potential second wave or future crisis and transform their operations for future su…

Active coping, denial, emotional support, humor and religion are among the strategies that help people who have chronic conditions and disabilities deal with stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by researchers at T…

El Paso Electric recently welcomed a new cohort of eight college students for its annual summer internship program. The students will participate in an eight-week career-development program with an El Paso Electric department related to their…

The Kendra Scott store on El Paso’s Westside presented $4,315 to Children’s Miracle Network through El Paso Children’s Hospital Foundation. Funds were raised during the pandemic from curbside orders and support El Paso Children’s Hospital.

Kemp Smith partners Mike McQueen, C.B. Burns, Gilbert Sanchez, Abe Gonzalez and Victoria del Campo spoke at the El Paso SHRM’s Legal Seminar on May 27. The topics included:  “Prove it: Evidentiary Issues in Employment Cases,” “ADA Update,” “S…

Earlier this year, Jordan Foster Construction completed construction on the 33,500-square-foot VA Wellness Center in South Central El Paso. The facility, which is in the Medical Center of the Americas, provides mental health services and a va…

Sundt Construction recently celebrated the completion of the housing portion of the multimillion-dollar restoration of the historic Blue Flame building in Downtown El Paso. Residents moved into their new apartments this month. Built in the 19…

The Star on the Mountain on May 22 was lit in honor of the El Paso Chamber’s Junior Leadership Class 17. The Junior Leadership program is based on the chamber’s successful adult leadership program. High school juniors receive a hands-on educa…

Jim Revis, director of facilities at The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus, was named to the Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management Board of Directors. He will serve as the board’s regional director for Region 2. TAHFM is a…

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