Grant County Prospectors

The prospectors are a group of business leaders whose purpose is to educate policy makers and community members about the economic, community development and legislative needs in Grant County.

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Prospectors Host Water and Natural Resources Committee

Silver City hosted the Legislative Interim Committee on August 5 & 6 at the Grant County Business and Conference Center.

Sen. Joseph Cervantes chaired the meetings and local legislator Representative Rudy Martinez was in attendance. Senator Morales stopped in to give opening remarks and Representative Dow had a different Committee meeting in T or C at the same time.

The Grant County Prospectors sponsored the meeting along with Freeport McMoRan, Hidalgo Medical Services, Grant County Democratic Party and the Silver City Regional Association of Realtors.

 

Read about the meeting in the Grant County Beat:

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WNMU hosts Legislative Interim Committee

Grant County welcomed the Science, Technology & Telecommunication Legislative Interim Committee in August 2017. This committee meeting chaired by Rep Candie Sweetser was held at WNMU J. Cloyd Miller Library.

In the photo Dr. Joe Shepard is speaking to the legislators about higher education and technology!

This event was sponsored by Western New Mexico University, Grant County Prospectors, PNM, and others.

Read the articles published by the Grant County Beat:

 

2016 Grant County Candidate Forum

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

WNMU Global Resource Center

5:30 pm – Democrat and Republican Candidates for State Representative in District 38 and 39

6:30 pm – Democrat and Republican candidates for Grant County Commission in District 3, 4 & 5

Co-sponsored by the Grant County Prospectors, SCGC Chamber of Commerce, SCR Association of Realtors, Silver City Radio and WNMU

Candidate Forum Sponsors

For more information, 575-538-2665 or kim@silvercityrealtors.org

 

Grant County Day Kick-Off Party – Silver City

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Prospectors Timeline

Here is a timeline for our Prospector Legislative events:

  • Thursday, December 3rd – Grant County Prospectors Legislative Communications Forum – WNMU Light Hall – 8 am to 5:00.
  • Monday, December 7th – Set priorities for Issues of Concern brochure (CLAC).
  • Thursday, January 14th – Grant County Days Kickoff – Prospector Party – Little Toad Brewery – 5:00 to 7:00.
  • Tuesday, February 2nd – Grant County Days Logistics Meeting – La Fonda – Santa Fe Room 5:30 to 6:30.
  • Wednesday, February 3rd – Grant County Day at the Legislature – Roundhouse – 8 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Wednesday, February 3rd – Grant County Prospectors Reception – La Fonda North Ballroom – 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Any questions contact Kim Clark 575-538-2665 or Bruce Ashburn 575-590-2288.

 

NM LESC met in Silver City

The New Mexico Legislative Education Study Committee met in Silver City this morning, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at the Western New Mexico University J. Cloyd Miller Library. The sessions continued in the afternoon and will resume Friday morning.

Bruce Ashburn, Grant County Prospectors’ president, welcomed back those legislators who have attended prior committee meetings in Silver City and welcomed those for whom it was a first visit. “This is the third time we have hosted a legislative interim committee meeting this year. We hope you will take time to visit our downtown.” He explained the mission of the Prospectors.

“We thank you for choosing Silver City for your meeting,” Ashburn concluded.

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Read more below…

Via Grant County Beat Online – By Mary Alice Murphy

Thank You to our Generous Reception SPONSORS!

Thank you to our Reception Sponsors:

Town of Silver City, First American Bank, 1st New Mexico Bank, Engineers Inc., Freeport McMoRan, PNM, Western New Mexico University, WNM Communications,

Gila Regional Medical Center, Lawley Toyota/Dodge/Ford, NM Gas Company, Rydeski & Co Insurance, WNMU Student Government,

Silver City Daily Press, Jon Saari – State Farm Insurance, Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Linda Pecotte – Out West Real Estate, Prudential Silver City Properties, the Grant County Democratic Party, and anonymous angels.

Prospectors Legislative Reception Invite

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A Joint Memorial – January 28, 2015 Grant County Day

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2015 Grant County Prospectors Issues of Concern Brochure

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Click here for the full brochure – prosp leg bro_2015_Final

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