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South Valley Pride Day Celebration to be held on Sunday, April 26

02/13/2020
9:18 AM
Larry Gallegos, O (505) 468-1273, C (505) 228-6668 - lagallegos@bernco.gov

Bernalillo County – The annual South Valley Pride Day Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 26, beginning with a parade at 11 a.m. followed by the fiesta activities from noon to 5 p.m. at Westside Community Center, 1250 Isleta Blvd. SW.

Bernalillo County is currently accepting nominations for the South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens for 2020. This year’s event will again honor outstanding County Commission District 2 citizens for their volunteer work and contributions to improving the quality of life in Bernalillo County. Nominate a family member, friend, coach, teacher, church or community member that is deserving of this honor.

Nominations for the South Valley Pride Day 2020 Outstanding Citizen Awards will be accepted from Monday, Feb. 17, through Friday, March 20, 2020.

The county is also accepting applications for the South Valley Pride Day parade. Marching bands, cheer groups, dance groups, sports organizations, businesses, floats, horses and vehicles are all invited to be a part of this exciting community event.

Deadline for parade entries is Friday April 17, 2020.

Go to www.bernco.gov/southvalleyprideday for more information and application forms and instructions.

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About Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County is 1,160 square miles and is New Mexico’s most populous county with more than 676,000 residents. Bernalillo County government provides a wide range of public services to residents who live in Albuquerque, Los Ranchos, and Tijeras and the 111,000 residents who live outside the village and city limits in the unincorporated areas of the county. Bernalillo County employs approximately 2,500 people and has an annual operating budget and capital investments of more than $650 million. Elected officials include five county commissioners, assessor, clerk, probate judge, sheriff, and treasurer.

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