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    One Civic Plaza,10th floor 
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
     
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    (505) 468-7000
     
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    Monday - Friday
    8 - 5 p.m.
     
     
     
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    The Bernalillo County Communication Services Department works with the Board of County Commissioners, other county elected officials, the county manager and all internal departments to develop and implement strategic communications plans that inform the general public about programs and services provided by Bernalillo County government.

    This includes media relations, crisis communications and public education outreach.

    Our responsibilities include:

    • Develop and implement targeted public awareness campaigns to educate and inform a diverse county population.
    • Prepare content and disseminate information to the general public utilizing a variety of vehicles and venues to include: county website, social media, paid advertising, local media, internal video production, public meetings/events and printed materials.
    • Manage branding and messaging consistency by creating and reviewing various types of content produced for public dissemination.
    • Produce ceremonial award documents presented to the general public, such as proclamations and certificates of recognition.

    Communication Services Director

    Tia N. Bland

    Address: One Civic Plaza, NW 
    Albuquerque, NM  87102
    ​Phone: (505) 468-7026 
    Email: tbland@bernco.gov 

    Communication Services Team:

     

    Tiffany Chamblee, Communication Services Coordinator, (505) 468-7438

    Tracy Dingmann, Website Administrator, (505) 468-1276

    Larry Gallegos, Communication Services Specialist, (505) 468-1273

    Catherine Lopez, Communication Services Specialist, (505) 224-1641

    Tom Thorpe, Communication Services Administrator, (505) 314-0403

    Candace Hopkins, Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) Public Information Specialist, (505) 839-8703

    Terry Kelly, Web Content Editor, (505) 468-1275

    Zacary Wilson-Fetrow, Clerical Specialist, (505) 468-1272

     

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    • Bernalillo County Open Space and Cottonwood Gulch Explorations are hosting Fall Family Fun Days every Sunday through November, noon – 5 p.m. at Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Boulevard NW. Fall Family Fun Days offers free fun for the whole family. Each week includes a new crafts project, outdoor activities and experiments, to help everyone discover the outdoor world. Every month is also a new theme. In September, learn how to identify wildlife by “Tracking.” Families receive tracking guides with molds of animal tracks and scat to discover the activity of local creatures.
      Location:
      Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Boulevard NW
      Time:
      9/15/2019 12:00 PM - 9/15/2019 5:00 PM

    • Come enjoy this guided nature meditation that includes a short nature walk from the Bachechi Open Space Environmental Education Building to a prime sitting location for sunset. Learn to connect with nature on a deeper level and further develop your own inner stillness through mindfulness meditation in the outdoors. Bring layers appropriate for the weather and either a blanket or camp chair to sit on.
      Location:
      Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
      Time:
      9/15/2019 6:00 PM

    • Westside Community Center is offering FREE youth and adult guitar classes from Sept. 9 through Oct. 19! They take place every Sunday fron noon to 1 p.m. and every Tuesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call (505) 314-0176 for more information.
      Location:
      Westside Community Center, 250 Isleta Blvd.
      Time:
      9/15/2019 6:30 PM - 9/15/2019 7:30 PM

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