February, 2012, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles
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Our League NewsC0−President’s Message
In the midst of winter, albeit a fairly mild one, we look forward to a soft spring and the return of the green and color of summer. With today’s wind and chill I pause to consider what this winter has brought to us as League members.Calendar, January, 2012
The next few months of our planned activitiesLegislative Lowdown − See you at the meeting!
Bring a friend.
Saturday, February 25, 2pm - Cortez City Council Chambers
210 East Main, Cortez
Terri Helm has volunteered to organize our League’s participation in Teen Maze, which will be held Wednesday April 25 and Thursday 26.Great Decisions 2012
The upcoming 2012 season of Great Decisions discussion groups will be starting soon. Topics this year are:Let’s Celebrate 2011 Accomplishments
Last year was an active and good year for our League! Reflect on the list − what we as a League did and what you’d like us to do more of or differently...Thank You to Renewing Members and Welcome to 6 New Members!
Please help us welcome our 6 new members:...Member Profile − Terri Helm
Terri Helm joined the league about four years ago at the urging of a friend. She’s stayed with us because she...Join LWVMZC
Use your browser’s Return button to come back here.Our Board
Our Board for 2011-12 with contact information.
LaPlata League Meetings of Interest
Geologic Diversity and Mineral Resource Extraction Activities in Four Corners Region
Thursday, February 16, 7 pm
130 Noble Hall, FLC
Speaker: Jeff Brame, Brame GeoScience, Durango
Life Long Learning Series of Professional Associates
Hydraulic Fracturing in La Plata County and Colorado 101
Monday, March 12, 9:30-11:30
Pine River Valley Bank Community Room, upstairs, 1701 Main Avenue
State and National LeagueLWVCO Fracking Study
FracFocus.org is the national hydraulic fracturing chemical registry.
Due to the increasing capability of electronic devices in use, Leagues are being confronted with unique situations that could affect our ability to retain our nonpartisan reputation. With the intent and spirit of fairness to candidates and issue partisans in mind, the following guidelines have been drafted.
Other NewsNew Tool Reveals Country’s Most Polluted Places: How Close Do You Live?
Thanks to a new tool from the EPA, you can see how close you live to the country’s biggest polluters.The Fate of Health Care Reform − What to Expect in 2012
It is difficult to keep up with Health Care Reform. This article appeared in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine, and I thought you would find it interesting, too. −Jodi