League of Women Voters®

of Montezuma County, Colorado

The League neither supports nor opposes
any political party or candidate for any office.

July, 2011, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles

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Our League News

Convenor’s Message

What is a convenor? Who is it? What does a convenor do? Good questions.

Calendar, July−Aug, 2011

The next two months of our planned activities

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission

The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission met in Durango June 15−17. Eric Janes from LWVMZC spoke, as did Deanna Collins, member of the LaPlata League. There were over...

Statement of Eric Janes, LWVMZC, Before the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission June 15, 2011 at Durango, Colorado

Good afternoon − Welcome to our beautiful, and the best, corner of Colorado. I am Eric Janes, a resident of Montezuma County, and I’m speaking for the League of Women Voters of Montezuma County.

Federal Role of Education in K−12 Study

The LWVMZC is actively seeking persons who are interested in participating in a new study from LWVUS.
The scope of the study concerns the federal role in pre−K through grade 12 public education and is limited to...

LWVCO Retreat in Frisco

LouAnn Burkett, Betty Janes and I attended Leadership Retreat in Frisco recently. It was an intense time being with informed and energetic leaguers. We came away with new ideas after much...

Teen Maze

Our thanks to Terri Helm, who has volunteered to organize our League’s participation in Teen Maze, which will be held Thursday, October 7 and Friday, October 8!
The League sets up and staffs two rooms in the maze where the teen participants use ballots to...

LWV of Montezuma County in the Cortez Journal

Editor’s note: The following Cortez Journal “Editor’s Notes” column, focusing on our League, hit the Journal the same day we published June’s News.

Highlights of Last Board Meeting

The LWV Board met on June 13, at 9:30 am in the conference room at the Colorado Visitor’s Center. Present were...

Connect to League Leaders − Subscribe to an LWVUS−Sponsored Email List!

Subscribing to an LWVUS discussion allows you to connect with other League leaders from across the country about...

2011 Membership Application and Renewal Form

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Our Board

Our Board for 2011-12 with contact information.

State and National League

Moving the Planet − September 24, 2011 − a Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

In 2010, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere was just shy of 390 parts per million (ppm) −− up from 280 ppm at the start of the Industrial Revolution and well beyond the 350 ppm that leading climate scientists say is the safe...