Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Chimayo Funding May Leave Town.

Byline: Brendan Smith Journal Staff Writer

Arroyo Seco Could Benefit From Aid

A $275,000 state appropriation to create a youth center in Chimayo may be used to build a gymnasium at a teen center in Arroyo Seco instead.

Rita Moya, director of the Chimayo Boys & Girls Club, said she is starting a petition drive to try to keep the monies in Chimayo and help the club find a permanent home.

"All of us are feeling stumped," she said. "We all want the money to stay in our community because it makes sense. It doesn't make sense to me to bus kids to one site when we have something up and running right in their neighborhood."

Chimayo Youth Center Inc. …

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