The Prospectors are gearing up for the upcoming Legislative Session and our own Grant County Day on February 1.
Tuesday, January 17th the NM Legislature Convenes.
Thursday, January 26 will be the Prospector Kick-Off the Little Toad in the meeting room. Gather at 5:30 with the meeting starting at 6 pm. We will have a tentative agenda, the issues of concern brochure, and other information pertinent to Grant County Day. Order food and drinks on your own. Please come to this important meeting!
Grant County Day
You must attend the Logistics Meeting on Tuesday, January 31st to participate in Grant County Day. The meeting will be from 5:30 to 6:30 in the Santa Fe room at the La Fonda Hotel. A final agenda for Grant County Day will be handed out along with a review of the activities.
February 1st – Grant County Day at the Legislature.
Prospectors Legislative Reception will be held at the La Fonda from 5:30 to 7:30.
We look forward to seeing you, and working together to advocate for Grant County!
Prospectors and Legislators gathered for a photo during the December 1st Prospectors Legislative Communications Forum. Pictured L to R are Prospectors President Mischa Larish, Julie Morales, Representative-elect Rudy Martinez, Debra Frasca, Terry Anderson, Priscilla Lucero, Senator Howie Morales, Linda Pecotte, Representative-elect Rebecca Dow, Laura Howell, Representative John Zimmerman and Kim Clark.
Photo by Christine Steel
Save the date for this year’s Legislative Communications Form – Thursday, December 1, 2016. Starting at 8 am at the WNMU Light Hall Theater.
If you have any questions, please contact Kim Clark at 575-538-2665.
Many thanks to the Candidates who participated in the 2016 Grant County Candidate Forum. County Commission candidates Billings, Alcorn, Torres, Edwards, Bencomo, Pecotte and Browne as well as State Representative candidates Martinez, Zimmerman, Hotvedt and Dow. The crowd was estimated at around 175-200 attendees.
We would especially like to thank our core group of volunteers: Laura Howell, Mischa Larish, and Scott Terry lead by Kim Clark. The advance questions were promulgated from questions issued by the Grant County Democrat and Grant County Republican Parties as well as the Prospectors and Silver City, Grant County Chamber of Commerce. Sponsorship was provided by Grant County Prospectors, Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS, Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Silver City Radio and Western New Mexico University.
In The Media:
The public is invited to attend the 2016 Grant County Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 13 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the WNMU Global Resource Auditorium.
This event is co-sponsored by the Grant County Prospectors, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors, Silver City Radio, Silver City – Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and Western New Mexico University.
Mischa Larisch, GC Prospector president will introduce the forum’s moderator, Scott Terry of the Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce.
The four New Mexico State Representative candidates for districts 39 and 38 will open the forum. The candidates to present for District 39 are Rudy Martinez (D) and Rep. John Zimmerman (R) and for District 38 are Mary Hotvedt (D) and Rebecca Dow (R).
During the next portion of the forum begins at 6:30 pm with the six Grant County Commissioner candidates for Districts 3, 4, and 5. The candidates to speak from District 3 are Alicia Edwards (D) and Henry Torres (R), the candidates from District 4 are Marilyn Alcorn (D) and Billy Billings (R), and the candidates from District 5 are Harry Brown (D) and Harry Pecotte (R) plus write-in candidate De Ann Bencomo (D).
For more information contact Kim Clark, Silver City Regional Association of Realtors and Prospector, at 575-538-2665 or firstname.lastname@example.org.