NM Reopening Plan Preview

By Jessica Bollema | May 11, 2020

Preparation Phase What Opens? How Does it Open?  Non-essential retailers can operate via curbside pickup and delivery service only where permitted by their license  State parks to reopen on a modified basis, as staff is available. Day use only, no camping or visitor centers  Golf Courses allowed to open for golf only. […]

Press Release 5.5.2020

By Jessica Bollema | May 6, 2020

We Are ALL Essential

By Jessica Bollema | April 30, 2020

Good Morning Chamber Members!! Attached is a t-shirt design that shows the epitome of what we believe as a Chamber. We are ALL essential. Every. Single. Business is essential to someone or another right? We think so too. That being said, we designed a shirt for anyone and everyone who is willing to promote being […]

Statement from the Chamber

By Jessica Bollema | April 29, 2020

ARTESIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STATEMENT REGARDING CLOSURE OF BUSINESSES IN GOVERNOR’S PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER APRIL 28, 2020 With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in New Mexico and the resulting Executive and Public Health Orders by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, businesses in the City of Artesia and Eddy County have largely complied with restrictions in […]

Press Release 4.21.2020

By Jessica Bollema | April 21, 2020

County of Eddy State of New Mexico Press Release Date: April 21, 2020 Contact: Jeri Strong, 575-887-9511 ext.2601 Eddy County COVID-19 Update: April 21, 2020 Eddy County, NM- Lately, there has been a significant amount of information in the press and media about the desire and need to reduce some of the restrictions on […]

Business Assistance

By Jessica Bollema | April 10, 2020

Join the New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD) and New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) for a free webinar on how to maximize your business’ online presence while your “bricks and mortar” location is closed. Attendees will learn about crowdfunding, utilizing Facebook’s tools and resources and building an online Square store. Presenters: Amy Barnhard, NMMS Preservation and […]

Unemployment Assistance

By Jessica Bollema | April 8, 2020

Unemployment Assistance for the Self-Employed – Act Quickly!   The Self-Employed Stimulus Payment (SESP) will be available to the first 2,000 applicants that qualify. The opportunity is funded by $1.5 Million from the Rapid Response Layoff Aversion program under the directive of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Self-employed individuals are able to apply after […]


By Jessica Bollema | April 7, 2020

This is our section for miscellaneous information that we have been made aware of that just may help you or someone you know. If you have information that can be added please email that to TALON, LPE is offering COVID cleanup and disinfection of your office or place of business. Give them a call […]

State Updates on COVID-19

By Jessica Bollema | April 7, 2020

STATE OF NEW MEXICO Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham released an updated Public Health Order April 6, 2020, further restricting activity and commerce in the ongoing fight to slow or end the spread of COVID-19.  The stay-at-home order has been extended to April 30, 2020.  Please read the order from the NM Department of Health: […]


By Jessica Bollema | April 6, 2020

CHAMBER RESTAURANT INFO These are our chamber members who kindly support us and the community year-round. Please remember them in these trying times. Artesia Lanes (1701 Tumbleweed) – Bowling closed and Café has reopened 11am – 8pm everyday. or call in to 575-736-4545.Subway (1700 W. Main St. Ste. C & 604 N. 26th) – Order […]

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