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Lunch & Learn

Mid-Missouri Legal Services
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Noon to 1 p.m.
Columbia Public Library

Guest Speaker:
Susan Lutton,
Executive Director of Mid-Missouri Legal Services

 

 Mid-Missouri Legal Services (MMLS) provides free civil legal services to low income individuals in many situations. Ms. Lutton will speak about the legal services they provide, locally and for surrounding counties.

This event is free and open to the public.

Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own. Drinks and snacks are available at the library kiosk in the lobby.

 

Founders Luncheon

Annual Founders Day Luncheon
Holiday Inn Executive Center (by the Columbia Mall)
Monday, November 12 at noon (gather at 11:30 a.m.).

This celebration of our League of Women Voters chapter will commemorate our 99 years as an active and integral part of our community.

Our guest speaker will be “Luella St. Clair Moss”* (portrayed by Mary Shaw).

Liz Schmidt Community Service Award
Central Missouri Stop Human Trafficking Coalition.

We will have three League members present information on our founding, our 75th anniversary, and activities for the next year.

Please make your reservation for this special event by Tuesday, November 6 so that we can be sure that there will be a place for you.

You can email your reservation to: lwvcbc@gmail.com or call Marilyn McLeod at (573) 445-3500. Be sure to mention whether you want the meat (brisket) or the vegetarian (stuffed pepper) option. You can also send your check for $25 to LWV, PO Box 239, Columbia, MO 65205.

Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate our past and our continuing work to support voting rights and to encourage educated and informed voters

*Luella St. Clair Moss served as president of the Columbia Equal Suffrage Association, which was established in 1912, (predecessor of our LWV), and later served as president of the League of Women Voters of Columbia.

Candidate & Ballot Issue Forums

 

 

League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County
and the Columbia Public Library
Present
Candidate and Ballot Issue Forums
In preparation for the November 6, 2018 Election

All will be held at the Columbia Public Library Friends Room

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)
Contested State Representative races in Boone County
Districts 44, 46, 47, and 50

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)
Boone County officials
13th Circuit judges
Boone County Presiding Commissioner

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)
The Ballot Issues Forum

All forums are free and open to the public.

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Here is a link to our Voter Guide and other information related to the November 6 election:

LWVCBC Voter Guide November 6, 2018
https://lwvcbc.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/lwv-voterguide2018.pdf

November 6, 2018 Statewide Ballot Issues
https://lwvcbc.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/2018-statewide-ballot-issues.pdf

Marijuana Issues on the Ballot:
https://lwvcbc.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/marijuana_chart_9-24-18.pdf

Taxation Fairness – Lunch & Learn

Taxation Fairness
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
12:00 noon
HyVee South on Grindstone*, Club Room

Guest speaker:
Jeremy Lafaver
Missouri Budget Project

Mr. Lafaver will speak about the efforts of the Missouri Budget Project whose mission is to improve the quality of life for all Missourians by informing public policy decisions through objective research and analysis of state budget, tax and economic issues.

This event is free and open to the public. Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own or purchase lunch at the HyVee store.

*Note the new location.