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Montezuma Ball 2022

Join Explora and Junior Achievement of NM at the 2022 Montezuma Ball !

Event Completed!

When: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Where: Hotel Albuquerque; after-party at Casa Esencia
Time: 6:00 PM MT
Montezuma Ball began 100 years ago, starting in 1902 as part of the New Mexico Territorial Fair. The tradition continued until the last historic Ball was held at the Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque in 1968. In 2000, Heritage Hotels and Resorts restored this New Mexico tradition to inaugurate its new Alvarado Ballroom at Hotel Albuquerque. Since then, Montezuma Ball has raised millions of dollars for deserving nonprofits across New Mexico. The event includes cocktails, gourmet dinner, an entertaining and inspiring program, and after-party dancing.

Explora is the lead beneficiary of this year's Montezuma Ball. Your attendance at this year's event will support Explora's Next Great Minds campaign to develop a Cradle through Career STEAM Learning Campus in the Old Town/Sawmill neighborhood. The Campus will include Explora; X Studio, Explora's new STEAM workforce development center for teens (opening Summer 2022); and Brillante Early Learning Center (currently in development). Planned with community input and strategic partnerships, Explora's Cradle through Career STEAM Learning Campus will improve educational outcomes, drive economic development, and improve family and community prosperity.

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Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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