State of the Right to Vote

“The State of the Right to Vote”
Guest speaker: Rep. Stacey Newman

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)

Boone County Government Center
Commission Chambers

In the words of the Supreme Court, the right to vote is preservative of all other rights. The voting booth is the one place where all are presumed equal. But is this basic right safe?

At this program in recognition of Constitution Day,  Rep. Newman will share what is happening at the state and national level actions that impact on this basic right.

Rep. Stacey Newman is a state representative (District 73) and ranking member of the House Elections Committee.

This even, which is free and open to the public,  is cosponsored by the League and the AAUW-Columbia Chapter.

League Presents: The Real Problems With Voting

On our panel of experts: Elaine Blodgett, President, League of Women Voters of Missouri, Boone County Clerk Wendy Noren and Brianna Lennon, Deputy Director of Elections and Elections Counsel, Office of the Missouri Secretary of State.

This show aired on CAT-TV September 10.

Lunch & Learn

“What Will the U.S. Look Like in 2050?”

Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Hy-Vee Community Room*
(corner of Providence and Grindstone)

We will share some very dramatic information about the future learned at the recent LWVUS Convention.

You can purchase food from the Hy-Vee deli department and have lunch while you learn.

*The meeting room is on the second floor. Enter the door on the west side of the store, closest to Providence Road, and before you enter the actual store use the stairs or elevator to get to the second floor.

LWV Picnic

Our Annual League Picnic
Tuesday, September 9
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Bethel Park, Ficklin Shelter

Our League will celebrate the return of our members and welcome prospective members at our annual picnic.

The picnic is a great time to learn what our committees are planning for the fall, to re-connect with other League members and to introduce potential members to what the League is about.

Bring a friend, neighbor or colleague to the picnic and introduce them to the League!

We will provide sub sandwiches, drinks and tableware. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.

The park is located on Bethel Street on the south side of Columbia, behind Rock Bridge High School. The entrance to the shelter is on Bethel Street.

We hope to see you there!

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