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2015 December, Santa Fe Rodeo Donates to Charity

December 1, 2015: The New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association (NMGRA) held the Zia Regional Rodeo on August 15 and 16, 2015 at the Rodeo de Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds. Santa Fe Mayor Javier Gonzales was the 2015 Grand Marshall and retired Santa Fe Fire department Battalion Chief Katie Cassidy was 2015 Community Hero.

The rodeo is a charity mission of the NMGRA and three Charities received $1,500 checks:

 Southwest Cares in Santa Fe
 The HRA Scholarship Fund in Santa Fe
 Equality New Mexico headquartered in Albuquerque

The Zia Rodeo competition is one stop along the way of a season-long series of rodeo competition across the US and Canada and the 2015 Zia Rodeo attracted the largest number of rodeo competitors of the twenty International Gay Rodeo Association (IGRA) rodeos in the USA. The 2016
Rodeo is expected to bring even more visitors and competitors to Santa Fe from all over the world.


Media Contacts:
John Feins
Tel: 505 955 6221

Kelly Peebles, NMGRA President

Brian Helander
NMGRA Media Relations and PR Director
Tel: 602 320 7136

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