News – Delta County Dems Forming Rural Initiative Chapter

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News – Delta County Dems Forming Rural Initiative Chapter

Under the leadership of County Chair Jean Tucker, Delta County Democrats are forming the first local county chapter of the Colorado Democrats Rural Initiative.
Jean Tucker organized a meeting of about 12 Delta Dems on September 18th to discuss the formation of the local chapter.  Dick Barkey, the state chair of the Rural Initiative also meet with the group to discuss the goals and objectives of the initiative.

paonia-sign    Photo – Paonia Chamber of Commerce

On Saturday, September 19, the Delta County Democrats held their annual barbecue which featured a panel that covered a wide range of rural concerns including the Dems Rural Initiative.  The September 19th event was held in a popular Paonia winery and was attended by about 70 people.


Panel at Paonia

Photo by Tamie Meck  – Delta County Independent

A particularly impressive panel member was Delta County High School senior Cidney Fisk who is shown in this photo being applauded for her talk on youth and politics.

To read the full news article from the Delta Independent, click HERE.