| The consistory has presented the prizes for the 48th edition of the Villa de Fuente Álamo International Painting Competition inaugurating the exhibition of works | The tribute to public employees, bodies and state security forces, as well as health professionals from the municipality, has marked the commemoration of 'Villa Day' in Fuente Álamo.
A July 20 filled with memories and emotion to recognize the daily effort of all employees and professionals, especially in this time marked by the Covid-19 crisis. Through a series of events, the Fuente Álamo City Council wanted to celebrate 'Villa Day': "A special day for all the Fuentealameros who commemorate the constitution of Fuente Álamo as a municipality on July 20, 1700", after several years of litigation with the three Councils to which he belonged at the time: Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca.
This has been defined by the Mayor of Fuente Álamo, Juana María Martínez. "It was not an easy path, but the character and the way of being of those humble and simple inhabitants are the reflection of the current source-alamer.
Also in the future we will talk about the source-alarmers of 2020 who had to fight with the same tenacity against the pandemic Covid-19 ".
The first mayor has thanked the efforts of all the neighbors who have helped the consistory with their donations and work: "It has been hard, we have had to make very difficult decisions, but we have managed to move forward and today I am proud of Fuente Álamo and the Fuentealameros " A day that began with a tribute to retired personnel, which took place in the Agrarian Chamber of Fuente Álamo, where the mayor of Fuente Álamo has presented the retirement plates to city council personnel in recognition of the work carried out over the years, affirming who are "natural connoisseurs of the town hall and Fuente Álamo". In her speech, the mayor has not forgotten the work of all the bodies and security forces of the state, as well as Fuente Álamo Civil Protection, in the fight against Covid-19 and, also, has highlighted the work of all professionals sanitary of the municipality. He then gave the floor to Andrés Nieto, a pediatrician at the Fuente Álamo health center and official chronicler of the town, who praised the work of his colleagues, commenting that "we have made a great effort to detect cases." Nieto has made a historical journey from the first settlements in the municipality that date back to 1520.
Also, he has reviewed the town's ephemeris highlighting the 150th anniversary of the Cattle Fair that began in 1870, placing Fuente Álamo as a "point of reference for all the region, including the entire province "and adding that, although this year it has not been possible to celebrate," the spirit of the fair is still alive ". In the afternoon, at the Town Hall, the winners of the 48th edition of the Villa de Fuente Álamo de Murcia International Painting Competition, Mónica Dixon and Nono García, and the Brush of the Year 2020, Antonio Martínez Mengual, took place.
who has participated together with the mayor in planting a cypress on the esplanade of the hermitage of San Roque. Later, in the Agrarian Chamber of Fuente Álamo, the prizes of the International Painting and Brush of the Year Competition were awarded, being the winner of the Villa de Fuente Álamo Prize, Mónica Dixon for the work 'In a silent way'; and winner of the Círculo Medina Award, Nono García for the work '15 instants'. Finally, the 'José Hernández' exhibition hall of the Casa de la Cultura de Fuente Álamo, has hosted the opening of the exhibition of the 48th edition of the Villa de Fuente Álamo International Painting Competition. Some acts in which the current regulations of prevention and protection by Covid-19 and capacity control have been complied with, so that all the source and the interested parties have been able to follow all the acts through live broadcasts through the page Town Hall Facebook officer.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Fuente Álamo