Tuesday, March 11, 2008


Gov. Ritter will be visiting Otero, Bent and Prowers counties on Friday and Saturday. He will be touring Otero Junior College in La Junta, hosting roundtable discussions on education and health-care reform, and delivering keynote speeches to the Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce Farm/City Annual Banquet and the Prowers County Economic Development Inc. Annual Meeting.
Here is Gov. Ritter's schedule for Friday and Saturday:
Friday, March 14
10 to 11:15 a.m.                     Education Reform Roundtable Discussion
                                                Otero Junior College, 1802 Colorado Ave., La Junta
11:30 a.m. to Noon                Tour of Otero Junior College
12:15 to 12:45 p.m.                Meet-and-greet with Otero Junior College students
                                                Location: Game Room
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.                    Meeting with Southeast Colorado Elected Officials
                                                Otero Junior College, Humanities Center, Room 113
2:30 to 3 p.m.                         Media Availability
3:30 to 4 p.m.                         Rocky Ford Workforce Center Tour/Meet-and-Greet
                                                801 Chestnut, Rocky Ford
5 to 6 p.m.                              Community Meet-and-Greet with Gov. Ritter
John W. Rawlings Heritage Center
6th Street and Bent Avenue, Las Animas
6:30 to 8 p.m.                         Las Animas/Bent County Chamber of Commerce Farm/City Banquet
                                                Las Animas High School, 300 Grove St., Las Animas
Saturday, March 15
9 to 10:15 a.m.                       Prowers County Economic Development Annual Meeting
                                                Cow Palace, 1301 N. Main St., Lamar
10:15 to 10:45 a.m.                Media Availability
                                                Cow Palace
11 a.m. to Noon                     Ribbon-Cutting for LiquidMaize Ethanol Plant
                                         38252 County Road 8, Lamar
1:30 to 2:30 p.m.                    Health-Care Roundtable Discussion
High Plains Community Health Center
200 Kendall Drive, #1, Lamar