Accion Offers Workshop: Preparing Your Business for the Affordable Care Act, Albuquerque

Accion Headquarters

2000 Zearing Ave NW
Albuquerque , NM 87104
United States

Accion Offers Workshop: Preparing Your Business for the Affordable Care Act

As part of the PNM Job Growth Initiative, Accion New Mexico · Arizona · Colorado (Accion) is hosting an upcoming seminar intended for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to learn more about the Affordable Care Act. During the one-hour session, insurance expert Terry Linton will give a brief history of the Affordable Care Act and explain the impact for individuals as well as employers in New Mexico. Linton will examine the responsibilities of employers and discuss the best options available.

The session will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 at Accion's regional headquarters at 2000 Zearing Ave. NW in Albuquerque's Sawmill neighborhood.  There is a $5 charge for Accion clients and their guests and a $15 charge for general community members. Reserve your spot by calling Accion at (505) 243-8844 or (800) 508-7624.  

Terry Linton is a 30-year veteran in the insurance industry in New Mexico. In 1988, Terry started Linton and Associates an Albuquerque-based and locally owned insurance firm. Terry has been active in legislative component of The National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) in New Mexico and has served on this legislative committee for many years, including as its chairperson.

Accion is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and business owners fuel income generation, asset creation, employment opportunities and financial success through business ownership.  The organization offers business loans between $200 and $300,000 along with training, networking and other support services to those who own or want to start a business.

This seminar is made possible through support from PNM’s Job Growth Initiative, launched in June 2013. The PNM Job Growth Initiative works to support local small businesses and provide critical resources to enable business owners to expand upon and create new jobs.


Founded in 1994, Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado has served entrepreneurs in 318 communities, financing the start-up and/or growth of 4,048 businesses through 6,318 loans totaling more than $47.1 million. These businesses report creating or sustaining an estimated 6,477 jobs in the three-state region.  Accion’s loans range from $200 to $300,000. 

Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado is a member of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest microfinance network in the United States.  The network's five members have collectively made more than 47,700 loans totaling more than $380 million. Globally, Accion is a pioneer in microfinance, reaching millions of individuals through its international network of partners. For more information on Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado, visit or call 1-800-508-7624.

PNM is NYSE traded company headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  With almost 100 years of history serving New Mexico and being an integral part of each community it serves, PNM strongly supports job growth for the people of New Mexico.  Providing $250,000 in total to the PNM Job Growth Initiative is just one way that PNM shows its commitment to a strong economy.

Thursday, 17 October, 2013


Alex Borgeson

Phone: 5052225008
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$5/Accion clients or $15/Community

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