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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2016 Grant County Candidate Forum Slated for September

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 kim@silvercityrealtors.org.

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.

 

2015 Interim Committee Visits to Silver City

The Grant County Prospectors are pleased to announce that they, along with other entities in Silver City, will be hosting two New Mexico Legislative Interim Committees in 2015.

Economic and Rural Development Committee – will be in Silver City on Tuesday, July 14 and Wednesday, July 15, 2015 – Representative Dianne Hamilton, Vice-Chair, Representative John Zimmerman, Member.

Water & Natural Resources Committee – will be in Silver City on Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1, 2015.

Legislative Education Study Committee – will be in Silver City on Thursday, September 24 and Friday, September 25, 2015 –Senator Howie Morales, Member.

These meetings will be held at Western New Mexico University in the Miller Library.

Media Coverage of 2015 Grant County Day

Silver City Daily Press:

Silver City Sun News:

The Grant County Beat:

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

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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