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Area Meetings of Interest

Area Meetings of Interest

We list meetings and events held by other community organizations if they meet our criteria for informing the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, June 9, 2017
11:30am - 2:00pm
Aspetuck Valley Country Club
Weston CT
Weston League of Women Voters. 2017 Annual Luncheon & Betty Hill Forum on International Affairs

Guest Speaker: Mark Albertson Historian, Lecturer, Editor, and Writer

Behind the Headlines: Global Hot Spots In Historical Context

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017 Aspetuck Valley Country Club + Weston, CT 11:30 a.m. Reception 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Program Menu Mixed Greens Salad Chicken Milanese, Salmon, or Vegetable Pasta Dessert, Tea/Coffee Luncheon Cost: $40 ($50 at the door) + Cash bar

Please RSVP by June 5th Please make your check payable to "LWV of Weston" and return it with this reservation form to: LWV of Weston, P.O. Box 1081, Weston, CT 06883. For further information about the Weston League and/or the June event contact: Helen R. de Keijzer at hrdekeijzer@gmail.com. Or visit the League website at http://www.lwvweston.org.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Quinnipiac University - North Haven Campus
370 Bassett Road, North Haven, CT 06473-4201
LWV of CT Annual Convention 2017. Join Us for League Business, Networking and to Discover LWVCT's Future! The world, the United States - and now the League of Women Voters - is changing. Learn what the future holds, in terms of the national, the state and your local League! It's about advocacy, it's about membership, it's about shaping our democracy.

The incoming LWVCT President will be the speaker and share her vision for a new and vibrant League.

The two break-out sessions are:

Preview of Advocacy 101 + Making advocacy more flexible, guidelines for social media, evaluating and creating new affiliations, general outline of best practices for effective advocacy, 10 Minute Activists, Constituent Callers, Constant Contact, as well as:

Ideas for issues on the horizon Gerrymandering Voter Registration + Transparency and Compliance Engaging New Members + Reaching out to new potential members, engaging new activist members, creating an "elevator" speech to promote LWV membership League delegate counts are proportional to the number of League members. Any League or MAL Unit may send as many observers is it would like. Leagues that have not filled their delegate count may authorize such observers to act as their delegates.

Click here to register

Registration for the Convention, including continental breakfast and buffet lunch is $30 through June 4 and $35 after June 4. Payments can be made online with PayPal or by check made payable to LWVCT, Inc and mailed to LWVCT, 1890 Dixwell Avenue, Suite 203, Hamden, CT 06514-3183.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
8:30am - 1:00pm
Quinnipiac University North Haven Campus
370 Bassett Road, North Haven, CT 06473-4201
LWV of CT Call to Annual Convention 2017. Join Us for League Business, Networking and Workshops on Advocacy and Engaging New Members.

The world, the United States - and now the League of Women Voters - is changing. Learn what the future holds, in terms of the national, the state, and your local League! It's about advocacy, it's about membership, it's about shaping our democracy. And you don't have to choose your workshop: everyone will get an opportunity to attend both.

Convention, including plenary sessions, morning coffee and lunch: $30 until and including June 4, $35 after June 4. Register here or print out and fill out the form below and mail it in with your check.

Questions? Please phone 203-288-7996. Checks should be made out to LWVCT, Inc.
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Name _____________________________________ League ____________________________

Amount Enclosed $________ □ No one from my League can come, but we'll permit a member in good standing of another League to represent us.