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Celebrating 65 Years!

Sandia Area first opened it’s doors October 5, 1956, and has been proudly serving our members and community for the past 65 years! We wouldn’t be here without you, our members, so THANK YOU!

Enjoy looking back at Sandia's history and how you made it possible

And for some interesting facts, also happening in New Mexico in 1956:

  • The first neutrino was observed at Los Alamos.
  • A New Mexico team won the Little League world championships.
  • And the world's first solar energy building was built.
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