LWVCBC Annual Meeting

LWV-CBC Annual Meeting & Dinner
Monday, April 25, 2016
               5:30 p.m. (social time), 6:00 p.m. (Dinner and program)
Jack’s Gourmet Restaurant
Business Loop East
Guest speaker: Barbra Horrell
                 Eleanor Goodge Award Recipient: Win Colwill

Annual Meeting – April 25, 2016

Annual Meeting - April 25, 2016

Annual Meeting – April 25, 2016

Youth Empowerment Zone

“Youth Empowerment Zone”
Lunch & Learn program
Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00 p.m.
HyVee Store on Grindstone

Guest Speaker:
The Rev. Lorenzo Lawson 

The topic of the program is  the Youth Empowerment Zone (YEZ). YEZ serves at-risk youth in Boone County, those who face environmental, social and family conditions that hinder their personal development and successful integration into society as productive citizens. Rev. Lawson was one of the founding leaders in 2004 and has been working with youth in Columbia ever since.

The public is invited to attend.  Lunch is not provided by the League however you can bring your own or purchase it in the store.


CAT TV – Drug Epidemics

Heroin, Meth and Prescription Drugs Epidemics

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.


Dr. Luke Buffaloe
MU Health

Lt. Jason Jones
Columbia Police Dept. Special Investigations Division

Jared Torbet
Licensed Counselor, Phoenix Health

Leigh Spence
Director of Counseling, Battle High School

Jim Robertson, Managing Editor of the Columbia Daily Tribune, will moderate the discussion.


The program 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 (lwvcbc.org) a few days after the show or at columbiaacess.tv.














Candidate/Ballot Issue Forums

Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums – Two Forums

Monday, March 21, 2016
Columbia Public Library
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)
Columbia  School Board Candidates and Ballot Issues

Candidates: Paul Rainsberger, James Whitt, Sarah Dubbert, Joseph Toepke, and Jan Mees
The five candidates are competing for two seats.

Dr. Peter Stiepleman, superintendent of the Columbia Public Schools will speak in favor of the Columbia Public Schools ballot issues for a 65-cent school levy increase and the no-tax-increase bond issue. If there is organized opposition to the ballot issues, the League will invite a representative to speak.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Columbia Public Library
6:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. refreshments)
Columbia City Council and mayoral candidates.

Third Ward candidates are Karl Skala and Tom Leuther.

Fourth Ward candidates are Ian Thomas and Daryl Dudley.

Mayoral candidates are Skip Walther and Brian Treece.

David Lile from KFRU will moderate the first forum and Renee Hulshof will moderate the second forum. KFRU will broadcast both forums live
and the Columbia Daily Tribune will have a live webcast of the events.

Both events are cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library.

These events are free and open to the public.


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