Vote Today to Help Local Couple Win Dream Wedding

Local couple Chris Rondeau and Jeanette Trujillo are vying to win a New Mexico dream wedding while raising money for UNM Children’s Hospital. Courtesy photo
Staff report

Go online today to vote for Los Alamos’ contestants in New Mexico Dream Wedding, Jeanette Trujillo and Chris Rondeau, a fund raising event for UNM Children’s Hospital. Voting ends at midnight today.

Visit to vote and help the couple win a dream wedding.

The winner of the $50,000 Dream Wedding will be announced at 7 p.m. April 9 at UNM Children’s Hospital.

To date, the New Mexico Dream Wedding Giveaway has donated $56,126.00 to UNM Children’s Hospital.

The event donates to this cause are through raffle ticket sales at Dream Events as well as at local bridal shows. 

Additionally, while campaigning to win the $50,000 New Mexico Dream Wedding, finalist couples conduct their own creative fundraising to help them in winning the giveaway. 

Trujillo and Rondea have been selling raffle tickets and getting sponsorships from local businesses

Rondeau is a member of the Los Alamos Fire Department.

“I am a firefighter/paramedic. I decided to be a lifeguard when I was a teenager and I believe it to be a privilege and a gift to provide aid to my community as a firefighter/paramedic,” Rondeau said.

Trujillo works at Los Alamos National Bank.

“I am a commercial loan processer. I find it rewarding to work in the financial industry and am happy to help people who have found themselves in tough times,” she said.

Trujillo grew up in Chimayo and Rondeau in Albuquerque. The couple has been living in Los Alamos for a year and enjoy the access to year-round outdoor activities in town.

It is important to the couple to be role models within the community and both volunteer in Los Alamos.

Rondeau not only protects the community as a firefighter, but also works as a volunteer rescuer and Trujillo volunteers with several local organizations.

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