Valerie Plame Joins Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard At Los Alamos Fundraising Event

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, second from right, and Valerie Plame, far right, answer questions from the crowd of some 200 women and a few men gathered Tuesday at a Los Alamos home. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Valerie Plame commends the crowd full of mostly women for serving or running for public office or supporting those who are. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard speaks to the crowd. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

From left, event co-host Marvel Harrison, Valerie Plame, Alec Csanadi , Sopahn Kellogg and co-host Dr. Tom Csanadi. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

POLITICAL News:

Women from across the state attended a celebration honoring Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard of Los Alamos, with special guest Valerie Plame. 

Garcia Richard is running for re-election and Plame is supporting her candidacy. Plame is a former career covert CIA operations officer, who worked to protect America’s national security and prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in particular nuclear weapons.

Some 200 women and about five men attended this evening’s event at the home of Marvel Harrison and Dr. Tom Csanadi in Los Alamos. They were treated to an evening of conversation and talks honoring women in office and highlighting the importance of strong women role models.

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard chats with supporters. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Dist. 43 Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard and her daughters Nica Vasquez, and Elia Vasquez, with a framed collage of some of her political events.Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Valerie Plame, left, and Council Vice Chair Kristin Henderson with Girl Scouts from left, Emily Holmes, Violet Henderson, Eleanor Henderson and Katie Herrmann. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Council candidate Mary Susan O’Leary. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Longtime Los Alamos resident Colleen Olinger, left, is among the large crowd at Tuesday’s event. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

County Council candidate Michael Redondo chats with Barbara Grothus of Albuquerque. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Valerie Plame speaks with Dr. Erin Bouquin. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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