Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
 
Homestead Resort
Glen Arbor, MI
Annual Dinner/Meeting. Mark your calendars for our May 23rd Annual Dinner and Meeting at the Homestead Resort in Glen Arbor. As informed voting is the bedrock of the LWV, our guest speaker will be Peter Payette, the Executive Director of Interlochen Public Radio. He will discuss preserving quality journalism. This is an event not to be missed.
Monday, May 28, 2018
9:30am
Leelanau County Government Center
Conference Room #2
LWVLC Board Meeting.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
7:00pm
Leelanau County Government Center
Lower Level-Community Room
Suttons Bay, MI
"Immigration 101: How It Works and How It Doesn't.". On Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Leelanau County Government Center Lower Level Community Room the League of Women Voters Leelanau County will hold part one of a community conversation on immigration entitled "Immigration 101: How It Works and How It Doesn't." Three panelists will be featured. Marcelo Betti is an attorney practicing immigration law at the law firm of Rosi & Gardner. He is also a staff attorney at the Traverse City office of Justice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit organization and ministry of the Central Methodist Church that provides free immigration legal services to low-income individuals. Andy Fles is the vineyard manager for Shady Lane Cellars and knows firsthand the challenges faced by agricultural employers in finding skilled workers as well as the challenges faced by those workers living in our community. Marshall Collins, Jr. is co-chair of the NW Michigan chapter of Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust established in 2016 and one of ten ALPACT chapters in Michigan.

This Forum is open to the public. For more information on the LWVLC call 231-271-0072, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
12:00pm
Leelanau County Government Center
Lower Level
Energy and Natural Resources Committee Presentation - "Care For The Planet Because Your Health Depends On It:. On Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 12 noon at the Leelanau County Government Center Lower Level Community Room the League of Women Voters Leelanau County will host a forum entitled "Care For The Planet Because Your Health Depends On It: Health Impacts Of Climate Change And What We Can Do About Them." The speakers will be from the Munson Healthcare Medical Center and include Elizabeth Del Buono, MD, Surgical Pathologist, Mark Cannon, MD PhD, Infectious Disease Physician and Suzanne Albrecht, MD, Department of Psychiatry. These professionals will share information on the emerging issue of how changing climate impacts our physical well-being and mental health along with action oriented suggestions addressing these developments.

This Forum is open to the public. Many bring a sack lunch. A LWVLC business meeting will follow the forum. For more information on the LWVLC call 231-313-0359, visit LWVLeelanau.org or follow LWVLC on Facebook at League of Women Voters Leelanau County

Monday, June 25, 2018
 
TBD Annual Board Retreat.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Chicago, IL LWV National Convention.