Seniors Honored At Rio Arriba County Fair Special Event

Judy Montoya, left, adult day program coordinator for Rio Arriba County, chats with Mick and Debbie Trujillo, organizers of a special recognition event Friday for seniors during the Rio Arriba County Fair in Abiquiu. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

IMG_3070.jpgDancing during the senior recognition event at the Rio Arriba County Fair. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

IMG_3061.jpgA large crowd of senior citizens enjoyed complimentary lunch in their honor Friday during the Rio Arriba County Fair. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

IMG_3066 (1).jpgRio Arriba County Fair board members Mick Trujillo and Kirsty Archuleta welcome seniors to the Senior Recognition Luncheon Friday at the County Fair. Photo by Maire O’Neill/

IMG_3068.jpgRio Arriba County seniors were honored Friday during the County Fair in Abiquiu with a special lunch with music and dancing. A large tent was provided for the event by County Commissioner Leo Jaramillo. Pictured are Fair chair Kirsty Archuleta, right, and Alice Martinez of Cebolla who hasn’t missed a County fair in some 60 years. A memorial for Martinez’s late husband Max was held Saturday. Photo by Maire O’Neill/