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  D e s e r t   E x p o s u r e   October 2009

Business Exposure

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New in town

The husband-wife team of JoAnne and Paul Galbraith, recent transplants from the great state of Indiana, have opened two therapeutic practices in one office at 204-A W. Market St., Silver City. JoAnne B. Galbraith, a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (DOM), runs the Acupuncture and Allergy Center and specializes in NAET, an allergy elimination technique; MeiZen, a cosmetic acupuncture method; and traditional acupuncture methods of pain management. Paul Galbraith, a licensed social worker (LISW/LCSW), operates Southwest Trauma Solutions, focusing on adolescents and adults who have suffered trauma and are seeking to resolve their issues. He works with military personnel with PTSD and also first responders whose duties may have traumatized them. He works with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and EMDR techniques. 654-0788 (JoAnne), 654-0812 (Paul).

David L. Donaldson has opened Copper Country ATV and Sporting Arms at 505 N. Hudson St., Silver City, offering retail sale of firearms and ammunition, ATV and motorcycle retail sales, parts, accessories and service. 538-8903, 590-2227.

Saundra Offutt has opened The Finer Sideat 17 Suntanner Road in Silver City, selling purses, jewelry, knick-knacks and other sweet items. 313-6571.

Gaye P. Rock has opened The Rock Center at 413 N. Bullard St., Silver City, offering an interesting conglomeration of special services including animal communication, Reiki healing, instruction in animal communication and Reiki, music instruction and dog grooming — especially useful, perhaps, if when you are communicating with Fido, he mentions that he'd like a haircut. 956-5200.

Ellen Sullivan of Escondido, Calif., is relocating her business The Lavender Fields to Silver City. Sullivan has registered her business and plans to relocate this fall. She has operated her company, which manufactures herbal body products and sells them through Internet and wholesale channels, in San Diego for 11 years. The business will be located at 12th and Hudson, in the old Hometown Mortgage building. Sullivan says she plans to add a new line of organic and fair-trade teas and spices to her product mix. (760) 877-2657, info@thelavenderfields.com, www.TheLavenderFields.com

Beverly King has opened Bev's Kiddy Landat 1200 N. Silver St., Silver City, offering child care. 590-8552

Kipp Nall, owner of KN Enterprises, a Las Cruces purveyor of farm equipment and golf carts, has opened another business selling wheeled transport vehicles. Southwest Super Sports, 1701 N. Main St., services motorcycles and sells rebuilt bikes. Though Nall works primarily with Harleys, the business services all makes and models.

The Tanned Calf has opened at 326 S. Tornillo St., Las Cruces, offering boot and shoe repair and selling and repairing saddle and other tack items, retailing leather billfolds, belts, cell phone covers and more — as well as sporting an art gallery! Owner David Porter used to own Pro Craft Saddles & Boot Repair and worked a stint in wholesale saddle manufacturing before opening his new shop. Porter does custom repair work and sells both new and used saddles. 526-2024.


Deming's Mimbres Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home is undergoing major changes around the current emergency room entrance and parking lot. The hospital, including ER and operating suites, remains in full operation while the construction happens. The new entrance to the ER will be on the east side of the hospital with access from the Ash Street entrance. The addition and improvements are slated to be completed by mid-summer 2010.

An appliance store by any other name would smell as sweet Partners Mark Thompson and Eric Neel, operators of five Texas appliance stores, will expand into El Paso, opening an appliance business at 3215 Gateway West in the site of the old Pat Goff Appliances. Though Thompson says he is not buying the business or its name, the new store will be called Goff Appliances. The new store could be open by this month, selling appliances, kitchen cabinets and possibly some televisions. Moore's group bought the Pat Goff's stores in El Paso and Las Cruces in August 2008, closing the Texas stores last May and the Las Cruces store in April.

The building housing Lordsburg's The Medicine Shoppe is up for sale. It's listed with Smith Realty for $250,000.





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