Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Seniors Seeking $50,000.

Byline: Jean VanAman For the Journal

Aid Would Expand Mountainair Center

Seniors at the Mountainair Senior Citizens Center hope to get money from the state Legislature to expand.

Seniors at the center have been working with Torrance County Manager Babette Berkshire on a $50,000 request to the state Legislature. The funds would be used to renovate and expand the Mountainair center.

The seniors would like to enlarge the current building for storage and increase space for games, arts and crafts. The citizens also want to pave the parking lot and improve handicapped access to the building.

"The center is outgrowing its size," said former board chairman Severo Sisneros. …

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