VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDINGS FACILITATED AT DOÑA ANA COUNTY

VALENTINE’S DAY WEDDINGS FACILITATED AT DOÑA ANA COUNTY

Doña Ana County Probate Judge Alice Salcido has announced she will perform free weddings from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Doña Ana County Government Center, Room 1-113.

County Clerk Lynn Ellins said he will staff the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office on Valentine’s Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the sole purpose of issuing marriage licenses for couples who wish to take advantage of the opportunity and for recording the marriage certificates.

To make an appointment for a Valentine’s Day wedding at the Doña Ana County Government Center, call Lydia Chaparro at (575) 525-6115. Reservations will be accepted beginning Feb. 1, 2010. Each couple must bring two witnesses and valid New Mexico marriage licenses.

For information about New Mexico marriage license requirements, call the Doña Ana County Clerk’s Office at (575) 647-7421.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (575) 525-5801.