Los Alamos National Security, LLC partners with Los Alamos National Bank on Las Conchas Recovery Challenge Fund
- Steve Sandoval
- Communicatons Office
- (505) 665-9206
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico, July 28, 2011—Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) has given $50,000 as seed money to establish a fund at Los Alamos National Bank to reimburse area businesses that provided goods and services during the Las Conchas Fire. Los Alamos National Laboratory employees and the public can make a donation to the fund at any LANB branch in Los Alamos, Santa Fe, or Albuquerque.
"LANS and Los Alamos National Laboratory are part of the community, and we want to continue to play an active role in helping to recover from the Las Conchas Fire," said LANL Executive Director Rich Marquez. Los Alamos National Security, LLC manages and operates the Laboratory.
"Our small business customers are the backbone of our community and provide jobs, products and services that enhance the culture and quality of life in our communities," said LANB Chief Executive Officer Bill Enloe. "Helping them survive and succeed is essential to the future of Los Alamos and our neighboring communities."
Personal checks can be made out and mailed to:
Las Conchas Fire Recovery Challenge Fund, Account Number: 01-338420-01
c/o Los Alamos National Bank
Los Alamos, N.M. 87544
Checks also can be deposited at any LANB office. The application for businesses to apply for a grant is at http://www.lanb.com/firerecoveryreimbursementrequest.pdf.
For more information, contact Carole Rutten of the Laboratory’s Community Programs Office at 664-0275, or Jill Cook of Los Alamos National Bank at 662-1022.
Los Alamos National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security, is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, a team composed of Bechtel National, the University of California, The Babcock & Wilcox Company, and URS for the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.
Los Alamos enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.