Gov. Ritter is scheduled to visit three West Slope communities today – Grand Junction, Montrose and
– focusing on economic issues and continuing his annual State of the State tour. Olathe
9:30 to 11 a.m.
: Gov. Ritter and Small Business Administration Regional Director Greg Lopez will attend the "Surviving Tough Times" small business finance forum. This is the third of six statewide forums. Location: Doubletree Hotel, Grand Junction 743 Horizon Drive.
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Grand Junction: Gov. Ritter will tour the new 92,000-square-foot Leitner-Poma of and Prinoth manufacturing facility and deliver remarks at the grand opening celebration. Location: America 2746 Saccomanno Drive.
3 to 3:30 p.m.
Olathe: Gov. Ritter will meet with community members and leaders during a public open house. Topics will include plans for a new school-based health clinic. Location: Olathe , Olathe Town Hall 419 Horton Ave.
4 to 4:45 p.m. Montrose: Gov. Ritter will congratulate Delta-Montrose Electric Association and other community members for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Location: Montrose Elks Civic Building,
107 S. Cascade Ave.