Shawn Perry-Turner, Director of Marketing and Communications Office: 505-867-7640; Cell: 505-382-2753


For Immediate Release

Date: February 28, 2023



Public Invited to 120th Anniversary of Sandoval County Founding Day

Festivities Include a Cake Reception and Career Fair



Bernalillo, N.M., February 28̶̶ —Please join Sandoval County as it celebrates the 120th anniversary of its founding on Friday, March 10, 2023, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004. Everyone is invited to the festivities, which include a cake reception and a career fair. Cake will be served and the Sandoval County Historical Society will be there to share details of the County’s past. March 10 is the actual date that the founding of Sandoval County was signed into law.

Career Fair

Guests also can take a step toward their future by visiting with Sandoval County employers participating in the Career Fair, which will be held during the cake reception. Career opportunities range from entry-level to upper-management positions. Employers attending the Career Fair include:

  • Rio Rancho Public Schools,
  • Turtle Mountain Brewing Company,
  • Sandoval County,
  • Albuquerque Area Indian Health Services,
  • Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel,
  • City of Rio Rancho,
  • NM Workforce Solutions,
  • Sandia Resort and Casino,
  • UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center,
  • Hyatt Regency Tamaya,
  • Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and
  • the Village of


For more information contact Shawn Perry-Turner, Director of Marketing and Communications, at 505-867-7640 or

Sandoval County, the fastest-growing county in New Mexico, encompasses 3,714 square miles of diverse geography and has a population of approximately 151,000 people. It includes the incorporated municipalities of Bernalillo, Cuba, Corrales, Jemez Springs, Rio Rancho, San Ysidro, and the Town of Cochiti Lake as well as numerous unincorporated communities, and all or portions of 12 Indian Pueblos and Tribal Nations. For more information, visit