95.5 F
Artesia
Sunday, July 14, 2024

‘Well, hello there…’: Artesians enjoy pleasant weather, petting zoo at Health & Business Expo

Related stories

Pressure mounting for Governor Lujan Grisham to cancel special session

By Adrian Hedden | Carlsbad Current-Argus A coalition of mental...

New Mexico finds oil and gas violations throughout Permian Basin

By Adrian Hedden | Carlsbad Current-Argus More than half the...

Eddy County banks on increased tax collections

By Mike Smith | Artesia Daily Press A large amount...
(Brienne Green – Daily Press)

A llama peers out of its enclosure at a curious young girl in the First American Bank parking lot during the petting zoo held Saturday in conjunction with the Artesia’s Booming Health & Business Expo in downtown Artesia. In addition to the zoo, the event featured games, entertainment, and presentations by health professionals at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, as well as informational booths, vendors, and special sales inside the district’s businesses. Below, an alpaca opts to pose for a photo before accepting an offering of food from an eager young boy during the petting zoo. At bottom, Bulldog head basketball coach Michael Mondragon cooks up a fresh batch of hot dogs, provided by Navajo Refining / HollyFrontier and given away free to hungry participants during the event. The ‘Dogs received a donation from Holly for working the hot dog stand.

(Brienne Green – Daily Press)
(Brienne Green – Daily Press)
Brienne Green
Daily Press Editor

Join the Artesia Daily Press Newsletter

Stay informed with the latest Artesia news and updates, directly in your inbox. Subscribe now!

Name

Latest stories