Gala for the Gila

 
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Photo: Shutterstock

Saturday, September 22; 7 pm - 10 pm; 

Murray Hotel Ballroom, 200 W. Broadway

$10 suggested donation

With special guest State Senator Jeff Steinborn

Music by the Illusions Band

Beer & Wine Cash Bar by La Esperanza Vineyard & Winery

PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Senator Tom Udall is unable to join us for the Gala for the Gila on Saturday, September 22 given a change in his schedule. State Senator Jeff Steinborn, a strong conservation advocate and champion for the wild Gila River in the New Mexico legislature, will be our guest speaker. 

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Jeff Steinborn was elected to the New Mexico Senate in 2016 after serving in the House of Representatives District 35 from 2012-2016, and District 37 from 2006-2010.  He serves as the Vice Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, a member of the Public Affairs Committee, and is the Chair of the Radioactive and Hazardous Materials Interim Committee. During his time in office, Jeff has passed a diverse range of legislation including protection of our water resources, allowing 17 year olds to vote in primary elections, and establishment of the statewide Rio Grande Trail.  He has been a champion of the environment, fighting to reform wildlife laws in New Mexico, outlaw coyote killing competitions, and expand the use of solar power on state buildings.