Thursday, June 9, 2011

Directors Voice

Directors Voice

Day four: The day began with the Flag Ceremony presented by Spruce City. Party Conventions were held with each party having 45 minutes to use to present their party platform, Candidates running for office, and cheers.

Following the conventions was a presentation was a presentation on the History of the Whistle Stop campaign before the Governor and Lt. Governor candidates experienced the Whistle Stop campaign.

Amanda Good, New Mexico OMK (Operation Military Kids) coordinator gave a presentation to the delegates, explaining the program and how they could help.

Following the general election the delegates and staff worked to pack 200 backpacks with supplies to be presented to children of NM deployed military personnel to help the cope while their family member is away.

We had other Speakers today. Susan Bassinger from Portales community Affairs spoke to the delegates on voting.

Sage City conducted the Flag lowering/ retiring ceremony.

The day ended with our mayors conference with each city presenting their officers, city seal, song, motto, flag, and presenting the city scenario.

Amber Fitzgerald remembered her time in Washington as a Girls Nation Delegate.

Girls State Director: Cathy King

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