Many thanks to those who sponsor Grant County Day!
Grant County Prospectors hold an annual Legislative Communications Forum at the end of each year. Legislators hear presentations from local governments and community groups concerning their issues and requests, including capitol. Click here gc-prospectors_2017brochure for the PDF of the brochure. From the Forum the Prospectors create their issues of concern brochure and their talking points for Grant County Day.
February 1, 2017 – Grant County Day at the Roundhouse hosted by the Grant County Prospectors, Senator Morales, Representatives Martinez, Dow and Sweetser. 8 am to 7:30 pm. Grant County Prospectors, 2016 Legislative Forum Presenters, Government Officials, Business Leaders and Constituents meet at the Roundhouse in Santa Fe to advocate on behalf of Grant County. Tentative meetings are scheduled with Legislative Leadership, the Governor and various Cabinet Secretaries. www.grantcountyprospectors.org.
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
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.
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