Candidate & Ballot Issue Forum
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
6:30 p.m. (refreshments 6:00 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library
This forum will feature candidates for the three contested primary election races in Boone County on August 7.*
Associate Circuit Judge, Division 9
Associate Circuit Judge, Division 11
Boone County Presiding Commissioner
Statewide Ballot Issue: Proposition A (Known as “Right to Work”
Matthew Panik – Mo Chamber of Commerce – (pro) Prop A
Paul Rainsberger – former Chair of Labor Studies, Univ. of MO System – (con) Prop A
Local Ballot Issue: Proposition 1 – Water bond
Tad Johnsen– Columbia Water & Light Dept.
Moderators: David Lile and Renee Hulsoff
KFRU will broadcast the forum live.
The Columbia Public Library is a cosponsor of this event which is free and open to the public.
*(Note: All candidates in the contested races are Democrats. The non-contested races will also be on the ballot.)
Conversation Without Shouting: A Conflict Resolution Workshop
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Columbia Public Library
Professor Chris Wells, MU School of Law
In this era of political divisions, learn strategies for productive conversations, conflict resolution and how to talk to people whose ideas are different from yours at this workshop.
This event is co-sponsored by the Civil Liberties Committee of the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Columbia Public Library.
MU Law Prof. Chris Wells will lead the workshop. Professor Wells is the Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri School of Law.
This event is free and open to the public. Although not required, you can register for the workshop by calling the library at 443-3161.
Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture
– Agricultural Park
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
On CAT TV
Kristin Frazier, development associate, Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture
Randy Picht, executive director, MU Reynold’s Institute of Journalism
Kristin will tell us about the construction process for the Agricultural Park and all of the exciting features that will enrich the Columbia community. She will also tell us about the campaign to fund the park called Build this Town.
The program will be available on our website a few days following the live show or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv. The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. CAT TV is found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.
A YouTube version of the show will be sent to members.
Bye Bye Birdie
Columbia Entertainment Company
1800 Nelwood Drive
Our Annual Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:30 p.m. (social time), 7:30 p.m. (curtain)
Social Time will feature appetizers from local restaurants and LWV members
and wine and other beverages at 6:30
Tickets: $25 each; or 5 for $100
To reserve tickets, send your check to: LWV-CBC, PO Box 239, Columbia 65203