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The Young Alumni Service Award recognizes living New Mexico State University alumni under the age of 40 who have made great strides in shaping their community’s future and have brought distinction to New Mexico State University. Russell Hernandez, Class of 2004 Las Cruces native and small business owner Russell Hernandez is a well-respected businessman, generous philanthropist and […]
Since 1956, the NMSU Alumni Association has presented accomplished alumni with the Association’s highest honor — the Distinguished Alumni Award. After requesting nominations from all NMSU alumni each Spring, recipients are selected, one from each academic college, based on personal accomplishment, professional achievement and charitable service. Since the award’s inception, NMSU has recognized more than […]
Restaurants across New Mexico are allowed to open up their patios on Wednesday, but many businesses in Doña Ana County are choosing to stay closed. Governor Michelle Lujan-Grisham has asked restaurants in Doña Ana County not to participate in this soft opening, and wait to open at 50 percent capacity on Monday, June 1, due […]
Las Cruces has been stepping up to support its eateries in their times of need. Since sitting areas are closed, and to-go or home delivery are the only options, some restaurants are looking at new ways to stay green while serving their customers. Russell Hernandez, co-owner of Salud! de Mesilla at 1800 Avenida de Mesilla, […]
Supporters of New Mexico State University came together to raise more than $3.6 million for scholarships and programs across the state during the university’s fifth annual Giving Tuesday event, led by the NMSU Foundation. As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, a total of 1,231 donors contributed gifts to NMSU totaling more than $3.6 million. The figure […]
We are honored to be this year’s fan-favorite for the Comida Encantada event put on by the LC Hispanic Chamber. A great time for great non-profits! Congrats to everyone involved!
Very honored to receive this recognition from the National Restaurant Association! Being a community advocate is what Salud de Mesilla is all about. We love to help organizations that benefit the people that support us.
A big thank you goes out to Salud! de Mesilla restaurant. Owners, Russell Hernandez and Chris Schaljo and their staff did a fundraiser especially for NM Ag in the Classroom that raised $1,150.00! It is generous community-minded businesses like this that make a difference! Thank you also to those that went out and enjoyed their […]
The first three five-minute episodes of the new series were screened during an April 5 premiere party at Salud! de Mesilla, where the first episode of the series was shot.
We had a great time at the Las Cruces Space Festival Spaceport America Thanks for letting us be a part of all the fun.
Wow! Small Business of the year! Thank you Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Las Cruces and Mesilla Communities! You all are amazing, and we would not be able to do this without all of you and our amazing team & family!
As the restaurateurs behind the popular eatery Salud! de Mesilla prepare to expand their business, they’ve partnered with the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at New Mexico State University to give students the chance to put their knowledge to the test. For the final project in Betsy Stringam’s HRTM 434 Hospitality Capstone class, […]
As the restaurateurs behind the popular eatery Salud! de Mesilla prepare to expand their business, they’ve partnered with the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management at New Mexico State University to give students the chance to put their knowledge to the test. The students in Hospitality Capstone shared their recommendations for their real life […]
Locally-owned restaurants are having a hard time competing with chain operations, some say because of the high price of liquor licenses. The state Economic and Rural Development Committee met at New Mexico State University-Alamogordo’s Rohovec Theatre Tuesday where they discussed liquor licenses and sales in New Mexico. “Restaurants are a large part of the economy […]