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City Honors Veterans and Active Military with Free Admission to City Attractions

November 9, 2015

Albuquerque- As an appreciative acknowledgement and honor to our nation’s service men and women, Mayor Richard J. Berry has announced free and discounted admissions to several Albuquerque attractions on Veterans Day.

“Though we can never repay our veterans for the sacrifice and service they gave on our behalf, this is one small way that we can demonstrate our gratitude,” said Mayor Richard Berry.  “Albuquerque is proud of the men and women who have fought and served to keep our nation safe, and we are honored to provide this small token of our appreciation.”

The Albuquerque Museum and ABQ BioPark are offering free admission to veterans and active military personnel and their families on Wednesday, November 11. Valid identification of veteran or active military status will be required upon entry. The veteran or active military personnel must be in attendance.

The Anderson Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum is having a Veterans Appreciation Week, offering free admission for veterans and active military personnel and their families to the museum and a 10% Museum Shoppe discount from Tuesday, November 10 through Saturday, November 14. Valid identification of veteran or active military status will be required upon entry. The veteran or active military personnel must be in attendance.

As a Veterans Salute, U.S. veterans will receive half-price green fees at the four City golf courses on November 11. Arroyo Del Oso, Ladera, Los Altos and Puerto Del Sol golf courses will be open for normal business on Veterans Day. The offer excludes any green fee or cart specials.

Albuquerque City government offices will be closed on the November 11 federal holiday. For more information, visit www.cabq.gov, or call 311.  For accessibility, call Relay NM or 711.

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