Monday, January 28, 2019

Cowboy Poet Terry Nash recognized in Public Hearing

On Monday, January 28, 2019, Terry Nash was honored at the Commissioners' Administrative Public Hearing for being an outstanding employee in the Road and Bridge Department as well as a decorated Cowboy Poet. 

Mesa County Commissioner John Justman congratulates Terry Nash who was named 2018 Male Poet of the Year by the International Western Music Association (IWMA) and is a former Mesa County employee.

During his 14 years of service to the citizens of Mesa County, Terry Nash demonstrated extraordinary commitment, and dedication beginning as a temporary employee and retiring as an equipment operator for the Appleton District.

Mesa County Commissioners present a resolution in recognition of Terry Nash's (second to the left) accomplishments in public hearing. 

Terry Nash was named 2018 Male Poet of the Year by the International Western Music Association (IWMA). Nash’s CD “A Good Ride” was also named Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year. Awards were held November 10 at the International Western Music Association’s 2018 Awards of Excellence in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Terry Nash was named 2018 Male Poet of the Year by the International Western Music Association (IWMA). Nash’s CD “A Good Ride” was also named Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year. Awards were held November 10 at the International Western Music Association’s 2018 Awards of Excellence in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
"All of us have a rural heritage in our past, even if it was multiple generations ago,” says Nash. “This genre of music and poetry speaks to that heritage, and therefore speaks to each of us and helps us all recognize the commonality between all humanity.”


For more information on Terry Nash or to purchase his CDs, you may contact him directly at tknzoo@acsol.net. 

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