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LCSN: Going green: Businesses work to become environmentally friendly

April 15, 2011. Retrieved online April 18, 2011 from Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES - Earth Day is Friday. There are a variety of Las Cruces area businesses who are making an effort to become environmentally friendly. Las Crucen Mae Walker can often be found at the Farmers and Craft Market Downtown on Saturdays. She has found a way to mix her hobby of making jewelry wit More »

Buying T-shirts to save lives

January 21, 2010 by Alexia Severson NMSU Round Up ROJO, an online company dedicated to feeding the hungry, has turned its focus to helping the relief effort in Haiti with “Help Haiti” t-shirts and other apparel. Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones, two New Mexico State University graduates, began the company with the intent of feeding hungry children in Africa, but the earthquake that shoo More »

KFOX News: LC Clothing Company Donates Nearly Half Of Its Profit

January 11, 2010. Retrieved online: January 12, 2010 from Phil Anaya, KFOX 14 Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones, graduates of New Mexico State University, have started a business with charitable giving at its core – ROJO Apparel. Rodriguez graduated in December 2008 with degrees in finance and economics. Jones graduated in May with a degree in marketing and leadership management. They were int More »

NMSU College of Business Today: December 15, 2009

December 15, 2009 by College of Business online newsletter for alumni Distinguished Alumni & James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service: Brenda Joy Baca Alvarez and Shari Jones These NMSU Alumni Association awards are presented annually during Homecoming week. Brenda Alvarez was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After graduating from high school, prompted by her parents, she moved to Las Cruces More »

LCSN: Reaching out: Companies find that charity is good business

November 23, 2009. Retrieved online November 23, 2009 from Brook Stockberger, Las Cruces Sun-News LAS CRUCES — Henry David Thoreau is credited with the quote, "Goodness is the only investment that never fails." Al Vickers, president of the Las Cruces chapter of SCORE — which offers free advice to business owners — said that charitable work is not only good for business, it is also a re More »

NMSU graduates give back: Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones

November 17, 2009 by Kristina Medley NMSU Round Up Local business sells shirts, embroidery to feed children in Africa Two New Mexico State University graduates set up a local company with the goal of giving back, and have donated more than 23,000 meals to orphan children since opening. Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones co-founded ROJO, which derives from a combination of their last names. R More »

LC Bulletin: ROJO – the color of giving

October 23, 2009. Retrieved online October 23, 2009 from Gabriel Vasquez, Las Cruces Bulletin Who knew 7 ounces of knit cotton could feed 50 starving people in Zimbabwe? Jose Rodriguez and Aron Jones, graduates of New Mexico State University, have started a business with charitable giving at its core – ROJO Apparel. “Before we knew we wanted to sell T-shirts and create an online-based More »