Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Enough fun for 100 years.(Venue)

Byline: David Steinberg Journal Staff Writer

Mountainair marks centennial with July Fourth bash

It is three days before the big 100th anniversary weekend in Mountainair and Don Shockey says he's worn out.

"I'm absolutely exhausted. I've been working on this event since last November," Shockey said.

He's the committee chairman of the city-sponsored Mountainair Centennial Celebration, which will be held today, Saturday, July 5, and Sunday, July 6.

Shockey predicts the weekend's many and varied celebratory events will do honor to the East Mountain community.

Despite being tired, he said he's ready for the fun.

"I want to give people who lived here, who live here and who want to live here something to be proud of," he said. …

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