The hours at SFCC will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Hours at the senior center, 664 Alta Vista St., are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. “We do not take appointments. It is all first come, first served,” he says.
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Happy birthday wishes are in order for the Thornburg Developing World (THDAX) mutual fund, which turned 3 on Dec. 31. As a result, the fund has enough longevity to receive a Morningstar rating — and it has been assigned a five-star honor, the highest.
Managed by Lewis Kaufman, the emerging market fund is part of the offerings by the Santa Fe-based Thornburg Investment Management, but it’s certainly not for everyone: It lost 15 percent in 2011 before roaring back with a 22.7 percent gain in 2012.
Morningstar’s William Samuel Rocco writes: “This fund has crushed the competition thus far. From its inception on Dec. 16, 2009, through Oct. 1, 2012, it has posted a 10.4 percent annualized return, which ranks in the top 3 percent of the diversified emerging-markets category and is more than 7 percentage points better than the group norm.”
Rocco adds, “Other international funds at Thornburg have earned good long-term results using the same or similar approaches. And Kaufman has a sizable and strong support team.”
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Speaking of long-term investing, Santa Fe is also home to Green Money Journal, where founder and publisher Cliff Feigenbaum has been named one of the “Top Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” for 2013 by the group Trust Across America, a group that highlights ethical and trustworthy business leaders. “During the course of our research, we have met with and spoken to hundreds of thought leaders, across a variety of professional disciplines who, when their efforts are combined, help create trustworthy organizations,” the group writes.
For online readers, the list is here — www.trustacrossamerica.com/offerings-thought-leaders-2013.shtml.
Feigenbaum started Green Money Journal in 1992 in Spokane, Wash., and relocated to Santa Fe in 2000. Green Money Journal has a worldwide readership and covers sustainable business and investing. He also blogs and has a website; visit www.greenmoneyjournal.com for more information.
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The Inn of the Five Graces, 150 E. De Vargas St., has been named best small hotel in the United Stated by TripAdvisor, a travel website that solicits reader comments. “The stay of a lifetime. You will never be treated better, or be more thoroughly spoiled, than you will be at the Inn,” one visitor reported.
Owned by the Seret family, the hotel appeals to repeat and regular travelers who have come to Santa Fe for years and are looking for the real destination itself, something distinctive and different, said general manager Sharif Seret. The hotel also won the best in the Southwest honor by Condé Nast Traveler. Rates in the low season begin at $340 a night.
Here is the link — www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels-cSmall
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