Two-Event Tuesday!

Tuesday, March 17 is a busy day and evening for League members and the interested public. At noon is the March Lunch & Learn, and at 6:30 p.m. is the candidate and issue forum at the Columbia Public Library (Friends Room). For more information on both events, scroll down or check the Calendar.

Lunch and Learn: Living Well in Boone County

“Living Well in Boone County: Healthy Lifestyles”

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Hy-Vee Club Room (on Nifong)

Guest Speaker:

Michelle Shikles

Public Health Promotion Supervisor from the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services

People who live in a healthy community grow and stay healthier. Better access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity can have a big impact. A broad coalition of community agencies is working to help some of Columbia’s central neighborhoods get healthier. Learn about this innovative project at this event.

This program is free and open to the public.

Income Inequality – CAT TV

 “The Implications of Income Inequality”

Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.

on CAT-TV. 


A panel consisting of Cande Iveson, Technical Instructor, University of Missouri and Amanda Becker, MU Student – Cover the Gap Research Project, will discuss the topic.

Randy Picht, Executive Director, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, will be the moderator.

The program will originate on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. and will be replayed on CAT TV (Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 98. Replay times on CAT TV are at 7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). The program will be available on the League website ( a few days after the show or at






Election Forums

League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County

Election Forums for April 2015 Election

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

6:30 p.m.

Columbia Public Library

Columbia City Council – Wards 2 and 6

Columbia School Board

Boone County Hospital Board

City of Columbia Ballot Issues


Monday, March 30, 2015

6:30 p.m.

Columbia Public Library

Columbia City Council – Ward 1


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