Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
 
TBD LWVLC Book Discussion. Hillbilly Elegy by J.D.Vance was Chosen for April 12th, 2017 Book Discussion...
Monday, April 24, 2017
9:30am
Leelanau County Government Center
Conference Room #2
Suttons Bay, MI
LWVLC Board Meeting.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00pm
Leelanau County Government Center
Community Room - Lower Level
Suttons Bay, MI
LWVLC May Monthly Meeting. Contact: Phil Mikesell 231-386-5106;  Chris Palmer 231-256-9441

RE: "Towards an Age Friendly Leelanau: How do we get there?"

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County will host a forum entitled "Towards an Age Friendly Leelanau: How do we get there?" at noon on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 in the lower level of the Government Center in Suttons Bay.

The LWVLC Age Friendly Leelanau Committee has been studying elements of Age-Friendly communities and reviewing how Leelanau County is doing with respect to those elements.   Four reports will be presented: April Missias on Community Support; Chris Palmer and Phil Mikesell on Health Care; Mary Tonneberger on Transportation; and Pamela Smithbell on Housing.

Many people bring a sack lunch. LWVLC business meeting to follow presentation. Poster attached. For more information: Call 231-271-5600, visit http://lwvleelanau.org/ or follow LWVLC on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/League-of-Women-Voters-Leelanau-County/138827862964565?ref=br_tf

Friday, May 19, 2017
 
Kellogg Center
Lansing, MI
LWVMI State Convention.
Monday, May 22, 2017
9:30am
Leelanau County Government Center
Conference Room #2
Suttons Bay, MI
LWVLC Board Meeting.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
5:30pm Sign In
The Homestead
Glen Arbor, MI
LWVLC Annual Dinner Meeting and Speaker. ACLU Rana Elmir to Speak at LWVLC Annual Dinner May 25

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County announces its Annual Dinner and Meeting to be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at The Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor.

The guest speaker will be deputy director of the ACLU of Michigan Rana Elmir. Her topic is "Where Do We Go From Here? Community or Chaos." Rana Elmir is 10 year veteran at the ACLU of Michigan and is a member of its leadership team. She works in conjunction with the ACLU's legal, legislative and development departments to increase understanding and appreciation of the Bill of Rights. She is a graduate of Wayne State University's Journalism School and the Journalism Institute for Minorities.

The event starts at 5:30 pm, with dinner at 6:00 pm and Ms.Elmir's presentation at 7:00 pm. Cost is $30 per person for dinner and speaker or $15 per person for speaker only. RSVPs are required by May 15, 2017. Payment for the event should be made out to LWVLC and sent to Nancy Duck at P.O. Box 992 Leland, MI 49654. Public is invited.

Outstanding Community Member and Outstanding League Member awards will be presented at the dinner. The LWVLC Annual Member Meeting will follow at 8:15 pm with approval of the 2017-18 budget, election of officer and directors and review of local program studies.

For more information: Call 231-271-5600, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County

Photo of Rana Elmir

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
12:00pm
Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center,
North West Bay Shore (M22)
Peshawbestown
LWVLC June Monthly Meeting - Sharing Anishinaabe History and Culture: Putting Indigenous Values into Practice. The Energy and Natural Resources Committee of the League of Women Voters Leelanau County will host a forum entitled Sharing Anishinaabe History and Culture: Putting Indigenous Values into Practice on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at noon at the Eyaawing Museum and Cultural Center on North West Bay Shore (M22) in Peshawbestown. The presenters will be Hank Bailey, Grand Traverse Band Natural Resources retiree and keeper of stories; Joanne Cook , Grand Traverse Band tribal member and NMC educator; and Jonathan Aylward ,Grand Traverse Band Natural Resources biologist and water quality specialist. Come meet your Anishinabek neighbors and enrich your understanding of indigenous cultural and environmental wisdom. The public is invited. LWVLC business meeting to follow presentation.

For more information: Call 231-386-5680, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County

Monday, June 26, 2017
 
TBD LWVLC Annual Board Retreat.