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Bernalillo County has opened nominations for this year’s South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizens Award, which honors community members for their dedication and community service to improve County Commission District 2.

Recipients of the award will be celebrated as outstanding role models during the annual parade and honored at a formal ceremony April 28 at Westside Community Center as part of South Valley Pride Day 2019.

Possible South Valley Pride Day Outstanding Citizen candidates must be Bernalillo County Commission District 2 residents with involvement in school or community groups, church groups, student government, a longtime community resident, business owners, ministers, volunteers, teachers, coaches, etc.

“Many volunteers and community leaders donate their time, talents and energy to make our neighborhoods a better place to live, work, play and do business,” says Commissioner Steven Michael Quezada says. “Each year, the county is humbled to honor and thank them for their great work and dedication to the District 2 community.”

Nominations for the South Valley Pride Day 2019 Outstanding Citizen Awards will be accepted from Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 through Friday, March 22, 2019.

The nomination form, together with a one to two-page biography describing the deserving nominee, must be submitted to Los Padillas Community Center, 2117 Los Padillas Rd. SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87105 or via email to mjgarcia@bernco.gov.

South Valley Pride Day Parade

South Valley Pride Day 2019 is coming on Sunday, April 28. It begins with the annual parade at 11 a.m. The parade will begin at the corner of Isleta Boulevard and Blake Road and proceed north on Isleta to Westside Community Center.

If your organization or group would like to be in the parade, the deadline for parade entries is Friday, April 19, 2019.

You may mail or drop off the application form to: Mountain View Community Center, 201 Prosperity S.E., Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87105.

Or send your application via email to: bsanchezbernco.gov or marmendari@bernco.gov

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Barbara or Mario at (505) 314-0297.

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