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Scene from Ranch Camp
LA Daily Post: Scenes from Gifted Horse & Lemonade Living Ranch Camp

July 10, 2021, 4:07:00 PM

Lemonade Living and The Gifted Horse held Ranch Camp at the Lujan Historic Cabin and North Mesa Stables …

Cover of souvenir brochure from first (1955) County Fair and Rodeo
Los Alamos Reporter: History On Tap June 28 Features North Mesa Stables History Roundtable

June 18, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

… The historic Lujan Cabin (1916) is the reason the founders of the stables located operations there just after World War II …

Cover of souvenir brochure from first (1955) County Fair and Rodeo
LA Daily Post: History On Tap Online: Stables History Roundtable

June 16, 2021, 10:49:00 PM

… a discussion of this [historic 1916 Lujan] homesteading cabin and its promising future for community and environmental stewardship as the remarkable story of the stables continues …

Flyer for Windgate Healing Arts Open House and Fundraiser
Los Alamos Reporter: Spaces Available For Windgate Healing Arts Open House And Fundraiser Saturday For Lemonade Living

June 2, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

Windgate Healing Arts is celebrating an Open House Fundraiser in their new space at 2101 Trinity Dr., Suite Q, to benefit Lemonade Living …

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LA Daily Post: Windgate Healing Arts Hosting Fundraiser To Benefit Lemonade Living Saturday June 5

June 1, 2021, 2:19:00 PM

Windgate Healing Arts is celebrating an Open House Fundraiser in its new space at 2101 Trinity Dr., Suite Q, to benefit Lemonade Living …

Fish jumping into larger fishbowl
LA Daily Post: Know Anyone Heading To High School Or Beyond?

June 1, 2021, 1:56:00 PM

… Parents Reaching Out and Lemonade Living are offering live virtual workshops …

Fish jumping into larger fishbowl
Los Alamos Reporter: Know Anyone Stressing About The Transition To High School Or Beyond?

June 1, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

… Parents Reaching Out and Lemonade Living are offering live virtual workshops …

Flyer for Windgate Healing Arts Open House and Fundraiser
Los Alamos Reporter: Open House And Fundraiser For Lemonade Living June 5 At Windgate Healing Arts

May 28, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

Proceeds from mini-wellness sessions go to Lemonade Living …

Rose Chocolatier's House Salad
Los Alamos Reporter: Rose Chocolatier Adds House Salads To Menu With Choice Of Ham, Vegan Or Ovo-Vegetarian

May 19, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

Rose Chocolatier is now offering house salads in three sizes …

Fish jumping into larger fishbowl
LA Daily Post: Workshops To Help Youth With Disabilities 14 And Up With Their Transition Needs Begin Saturday June 5

May 15, 2021, 3:11:00 PM

Lemonade Living, a Los Alamos nonprofit, is partnering with New Mexico’s Parents Reaching Out to offer Forward@14 …

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Los Alamos Reporter: [Commentary] Proposed Downtown Pedestrian Retail Overlay Zone A Slap In The Face To Property Owners

May 4, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

… Kunsburg has been very creative in creating a restaurant district at the back of the complex, giving synergy to businesses such as Bathtub Brewery, Time Out Pizza, Rigoberto’s, Boese Brother’s, and Rose Chocolatier …

Lemonade Living is fundraising to purchase the Lujan Homestead Cabin.
LA Daily Post: Lemonade Living Raising Funds To Buy Historic Cabin

April 29, 2021, 4:11:00 PM

Lemonade Living has big dreams and with its plan to purchase the Lujan Homestead Cabin this week …

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Los Alamos Reporter: Lemonade Living Seeks Community Support To Purchase Lujan Homestead Cabin

April 24, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

We are working hard to make life sweet …

Flyer for projectY cowork Community Pop-up Coworking Days
Los Alamos Reporter: projectY cowork Hosts Free Monthly Community Outdoor Pop-Up Coworking Days

April 19, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

… projectY is located at 150 Central Park Square near Pet Pangaea, Timeout Pizza and Rose Chocolatier …

Flyer for Mother's Day Instrumental Serenades
Los Alamos Reporter: Los Alamos Community Winds Presents Mother’s Day Instrumental Serenades

April 2, 2021, 6:00:00 AM

Music, flowers, and chocolates! What better way to celebrate Moms …

Rose Chocolatier's ganache heart-shaped cake
Los Alamos Reporter: It Wouldn’t Be Valentine’s Day Without Chocolate From Rose Chocolatier

February 9, 2021, 7:00:00 AM

Whether you’re shopping for your special Valentine or you just want to stay home alone and eat a whole cake by yourself, Rose Chocolatier has you covered …

Flyer for Valentine's Day Instrumental Serenades
Los Alamos Reporter: Los Alamos Community Winds Offer Valentine Instrumental Serenades

January 11, 2021, 7:00:00 AM

You, your sweetheart, and some great music, flowers and chocolates to show your love for her or him this Valentine’s Day …

Evening view of Rose Chocolaier
Los Alamos Reporter: This Year, Say It With Chocolate From Rose Chocolatier!

December 13, 2020, 7:00:00 AM

The folks at Rose Chocolatier have been busy …

Melissa Arias accepts grant award from Tom Long, Pajarito Ski Area general manager
LA Daily Post: Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Announces Local Restaurant Grant Winners: Viola’s, Rose Chocolatier And Fleur de Lys

October 8, 2020, 5:27:00 PM

… local restaurants that received the grant funding are Viola’s, Fleur de Lys and Rose Chocolatier …

Melissa Arias accepts donation from Tom Long, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area general manager.
Los Alamos Reporter: Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Announces Local Restaurant Grant Winners

October 7, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

The local restaurants that received the grant funding are Viola’s, Rose Chocolatier and Fleur de Lys. …

Lucky Ducky Day Sponsors
Los Alamos Reporter: Lucky Ducky Week Scavenger Hunt Starts Today, Kits Available At FSN

September 17, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

Businesses participating in the event include: … Rose Chocolatier …

Gabriel Cournoyer and April Gonzales at Rose Chocolatier
LA Daily Post: On The Job In Los Alamos: Delivering Sweets At Rose Chocolatier

August 29, 2020, 11:49:00 AM

These hours will be expanded for September and October to help patrons enjoy the dog days of summer …

ScienceFest Scavenger Hunt Prizes
Los Alamos Reporter: EYE On The Prize BreakOUT Box Scavenger Hunt Kicks Off Wednesday For Los Alamos ScienceFest Week

July 8, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

The boxes are located Wednesday-Friday from 2-5 p.m. outside projectY cowork, 150 Central Park Square, near Pet Pangaea and Rose Chocolatier …

Melissa Areas shows off a tray of treats at Rose Chocolatier.
Los Alamos Reporter: Rose Chocolatier Adds New Treats To Menu

June 30, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

New to the list are carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting …

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Los Alamos Reporter: Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation Purchases PPE To Distribute To Local Small Business Community

May 26, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

Thank you to Melissa Arias of Rose Chocolatier for allowing LACDC to order some PPE through their supplier …

Shop Central Park Square
Los Alamos Reportere: Central Park Square Launches Gift Card Promotion To Support Local Businesses

May 18, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

• Spend at least $10 at a participating Central Park Square business: …Rose Chocolatier …

Edible flowers and flower pots from Rose Chocolatier
Los Alamos Reporter: Flowers Or Chocolate For Mom?

May 5, 2020, 6:00:00 AM

Can’t decide between sweets and flowers for Mother’s Day …

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Los Alamos Reporter: History On Tap March 2: Los Alamos Ranch School

February 25, 2020, 7:00:00 AM

On Monday, March 2, enjoy a coffee after work in a historic Bathtub Row living room …

Lemonade Living founder Melissa Arias joins Council recognition of George Strickfaden Day.
LA Daily Post: Los Alamos County Council Pays Tribute To Retiring Atomic City Tours Owner Georgia Strickfaden

January 9, 2020, 7:00:00 AM

County Council proclaims Jan. 9 Georgia Strickfaden day …

Lemonade Living founder Melissa Arias joins Council in recognizing Georgia Strickfaden.
Los Alamos Reporter: Council Proclaims Jan. 8 As 'Georgia Strickfaden Day' in Los Alamos County

January 7, 2020, 7:00:00 AM

Los Alamos County Council recognized Georgia Strickfaden of Atomic City Tours Tuesday for her years of service …

PED listens to statements on proposed Polaris Charter School.
LA Daily Post: 2019 Los Alamos Education Highlights

January 2, 2020, 4:04:00 PM

Highlights of 2019 for Los Alamos Public Schools and UNM-Los Alamos: …

Melissa Arias is the founder of Lemonade Living, a non-profit in Los Alamos that helps people with developmental disabilities and special needs to have more fulfilling lives.
Los Alamos Monitor: Lemonade Living teams up with The Gifted Horse

December 6, 2019, 12:12:00 AM

Lemonade Living helps people with developmental disabilities and special needs to have more fulfilling lives.

Lemonade Living is 'making life sweet' for others through its therapeutic horseback riding programs.
LA Daily Post: Lemonade Living Teams Up With Gifted Horse And Other Non-Profits To Serve Developmental Disabilities And Special Needs Community In Los Alamos And NNM

November 29, 2019, 6:39:00 PM

Lemonade Living helps people with developmental disabilities and special needs to have more fulfilling lives.

LAHS teachers Robyn Collom, left, and Analicia Ronquillo work the register at Rose Chocolatier. Courtesy/LAPS
LA Daily Post: LAHS Students Train At Rose Chocolatier

November 12, 2019, 10:09:00 PM

Los Alamos High School students from the classes of Robyn Collom and Analicia Ronquillo experience new work-based learning …

LAHS Living Skills students check out Rose Chocolatier in Central Park Square.
LA Daily Post: Rose Chocolatier Extends Business Hours

October 11, 2019, 4:35:00 PM

Rose Chocolatier has extended its hours to accommodate …

New business hours are posted on the door at Rose Chocolatier.
Los Alamos Reporter: Rose Chocolatier Extends Business Hours

October 10, 2019, 6:00:00 AM

Rose Chocolatier began extended hours Monday, Oct. 7, to accommodate …

2017 Lemonade Living dance goers at Ashley Pond
Los Alamos Reporter: Lemonade Living Hosts Shining Star Fall Dance

October 3, 2019, 6:00:00 AM

New this year, Lemonade Living is hosting Shining Star fall dinner and dance 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 in Los Alamos for people ages 15 and older with developmental disabilities and special needs. …

Melissa Arias at KRSN.
KRSN AM1490 FM107.1: Melissa Arias talks about Lemonade Living as the new owners of Rose Chocolatier

October 2, 2019, 2:40:00 PM

Lemonade Living President Melissa Arias talks with Nancy Coombs of KRSN Morning Show about Lemonade Living operating Rose Chocolatier thanks to the generous donation of Marguerite McClay.

Lemonade Living booth at 2019 Los AlamosHealth Fair
LA Daily Post: Scenes From 2019 Los Alamos Health Fair

September 30, 2019, 8:37:00 PM

Lemonade Living President and Founder Melissa Arias, center, and volunteer Margi Harrach talk with a visitor to their booth. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Phil Gursky, Melissa Arias, and Ben Stone at KRSN.
KRSN AM1490 FM107.1: Phil Gursky, Melissa Arias, and Ben Stone encourage us to visit the Health Fair on Saturday 9/28 from 8am to noon at the Los Alamos High School

September 26, 2019, 1:39:00 PM

Lemonade Living President Melissa Arias joined Phil Gursky and Ben Stone of Los Alamos Heart Council to encourage KRSN listeners to attend Los Alamos Health Fair 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Los Alamos High School Griffith Gym.

Rose Chocolatier owner Marguerite McClay, left, celebrates today with incoming owner and Lemonade Living President/Founder Melissa Arias
LA Daily Post: Lemonade Living To Take Over Rose Chocolatier Oct. 1

September 26, 2019, 12:18:00 AM

Effective Oct. 1, Lemonade Living, a nonprofit that empowers the lives of young adults with developmental disabilities, will become the owner and operator of Rose Chocolatier at 149 Central Park Square. …

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KRSN AM1490 FM107.1: Cowboy Breakfast Fundraiser Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019

August 30, 2019, 2:10:00 PM

KRSN morning show host Nancy Coombs talks to Melissa Arias, founder of Lemonade Living, about Lemonade Living and upcoming breakfast fundraiser. …

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KRSN AM1490 FM107.1: Melissa Arias interview by Nancy Coombs

August 13, 2019, 2:30:00 PM

KRSN personality Nancy Coombs interviews Lemonade Living founder Melissa Arias about the Discoveries Action Team of Los Alamos.

Fence installation on North Mesa stable lot
LA Daily Post: Goat Fence Installed At Lemonade Living Lot

June 19, 2019, 2:09:00 PM

Thanks to a donation from 100+ Women Who Care to purchase fencing materials, Lemonade Living volunteers spent Sunday installing goat fencing on one of the nonprofit organization’s lots at the North Mesa Stables. …

Fence installation on North Mesa stable lot
Los Alamos Monitor: Lemonade Living gets new fence

June 17, 2019, 3:36:00 PM

Thanks to a local donation, the Los Alamos-based non-profit Lemonade Living program was able to take a major step in building its own farm at the North Mesa Stables last Sunday. …

Goats enjoying their new enclosure
Los Alamos Reporter: New Fencing Installed For Lemonade Living's Goats

June 14, 2019, 6:00:00 AM

The goats seem happy behind their new fence at the North Mesa Stables which was funded by 100+ Women Who Care and installed by volunteers. …

Rotary Club of Los Alamos meeting
LA Daily Post: On The Job In Los Alamos

June 11, 2019, 4:52:00 PM

Lemonade Living founder Melissa Arias is guest speaker at Rotary Club of Los Alamos Wednesday Group Meeting. …

Mustache fun at the prom
LA Daily Post: Lemonade Living Hosts 'Our Night To Remember' Prom

May 2, 2018, 12:23:00 PM

Lemonade Living is hosting the second annual, Our Night to Remember, special abilities dinner and dance Saturday, May 5. …

Prom goers pose at Ashley Pond
LA Daily Post: Scenes From 'Our Night To Remember' Event

May 3, 2017, 1:03:00 PM

All dressed up and looking beautiful for the May 6 ‘Our Night To Remember’ 2017 Dinner And Dance for the Special Needs Community. …