New business hours are posted on the door at Rose Chocolatier. Courtesy photo
Rose Chocolatier began extended hours Monday, Oct. 7, to accommodate morning coffee runs and Monday school day schedules for a new jobs training program in collaboration with Los Alamos Public Schools and New Mexico Workforce Connection.
The business is now open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and closed on Sunday. Rose Chocolatier will also be closed on holiday Mondays when Los Alamos Public Schools are closed, including Monday, Oct. 14, for Indigenous Peoples Day.
Job trainees from Los Alamos High School’s Living Skills program are scheduled to begin their training Tuesday, Oct. 15. The training program for the students is to be funded in part by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
“We are thrilled to have this opportunity to provide real-life work experience for our students,” Jobs Training Program Director Robyn Collom said.
Job coaches from the high school started their training Oct. 7.
“Please stop by to say hello, encourage our trainees and enjoy the fruits of their labor,” Lemonade Living Founder Melissa Arias said.
Rose Chocolatier, a cozy kitchen space in downtown Los Alamos specializing in hand-crafted chocolates and pastries, coffees and hot cocoa, is operated by Lemonade Living. Lemonade Living is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit lifestyle healing organization whose mission is to enrich and empower the lives of young adults with developmental disabilities or special needs. Lemonade Living believes comprehensive care, offering a full spectrum of services, is vital to achieving lifelong happiness for their special families of Los Alamos and neighboring communities.
The public is invited to come and enjoy the sweet life at Rose Chocolatier, 149 Central Park Square.