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 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.

 

Prospectors Set Legislative Timeline

The Grant County Prospectors have set the dates for their legislative timeline for 2014/2015. The first event will be the Capital Outlay Workshop hosted by the Southwest New Mexico Council of Governments (SWNM COG) on October 22, 2014, at 10 am held in the City Hall Annex, 2nd Floor Conference Room. To register for this free workshop, contact the COG office at 575-388-1509.

Applications to present at the Legislative Communications Forum will be available at the workshop. This forum provides an open dialogue between state lawmakers and the local governments, organizations, businesses and people who make up their districts. Presentations come from many sectors: Local Governments including water districts, Education, Healthcare, Non-Profit, and Regulatory Issues. Presentation applications are due by November 18th.

The Annual Legislative Communication Form will be held on Tuesday, December 2, starting at 8 am at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center Auditorium. From theses presentations the Prospectors Community Legislative Action Committee (CLAC) on December 8th will set the priorities to be included in an Issues of Concern brochure. The members of the Grant County Prospectors, forum presenters, business partners and community members will travel to Santa Fe for Grant County Days at the Legislature and Prospector Forum to be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2014.

For more information about these Grant County Prospectors events, contact Kim Clark, CLAC Chair, at (575) 538-2665.

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Left to right: Dr. Cynthia Bettison, Dr. Magdaleno Manzanarez, Julia Morales, Bruce Ashburn, Kim Clark, Evangeline Zamora, Arlene Schadel, and Mary Hotvedt. Photo by Laura Howell.

Thank you…

The Grant County Prospectors owe a huge thank you to our Santa Fe event sponsors:

  • Town of Silver City
  • Western New Mexico University
  • AmBank
  • 1st New Mexico Bank of Silver City
  • Engineers Inc.
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Gila Regional Medical Center
  • Native Air, Air Methods Corp.
  • PNM
  • WNM Communications
  • Billy’s BBQ
  • New Mexico Gas Co.
  • Prudential Silver City Properties
  • Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce
  • Souder, Miller and Associates
  • Rydeski & Co.
  • Gila Economic Development Alliance
  • Grant County Democratic Party
  • Charlie Alfero
  • United Country Mimbres Realty – Cissy McAndrew
  • Friends of Prospectors

Our event would not have been successful without your sponsorship!

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