County declares National Foster Care Month


After proclaiming May as National Foster Care Month, Alamosa County Commissioners stand with Sol and BJ Baumgardner in recognition of their hard work with the Alamosa County of Department of Human Services. From left are Alamosa County Commissioner Helen Sigmond, DHS Foster Care Coordinator Matthew Tulley, DHS Director Catherine Salazar, Sol Baumgardner, BJ Baumgardner, Alamosa County Commissioner Darius Allen and Alamosa County Commissioner Michael Yohn. Over 15 years, the Baumgardners have fostered 71 children, 50 of which are from Alamosa. “You’ve really provided a gift to the county,” Sigmond said. “It’s obvious how well you do by how well they’re doing.”

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