SANTA FE ― Los Amigos de Valles Caldera, the nonprofit support organization for the Valles Caldera National Preserve announced today it will be holding a celebration June 24 of its 10-year anniversary at the Valles Caldera National Preserve.
“We want to invite everyone to join us at the Valles Caldera on June 24 to mark our 10-year anniversary and to be a part of the grand opening of our new bookstore on the preserve” Board Chair Peggy Gautier sid. “Proceeds from the bookstore will support the educational, scientific, historical, and interpretive programs of the Valles Caldera.”
There will be music, refreshments, artist demonstrations, a face painter for children, wildlife from the New Mexico Wildlife Center, a 10 percent discount at the bookstore, a drawing and souvenirs for those who attend. A ribbon cutting will be held at the new bookstore at noon.
Visitors will have access to the preserve facilities and are encouraged to hike, fish and enjoy other recreational activities at the preserve.
WHO: Los Amigos De Valles Caldera
WHAT: 10-year anniversary and grand opening of new bookstore
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 24, Ribbon cutting at noon at the new bookstore.
WHERE: Valles Caldera National Preserve, N.M. 4, main entrance
Los Amigos de Valles Caldera is the official Friends Group of the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Los Amigos has been working for 10 years and has raised more than $1.5 million in restoration funds to preserve and restore the natural wonder of one of North America’s largest calderas (extinct volcanic basins) with its grand vistas, lush forests, meadow streams, and the sights and sounds of abundant wildlife.