League of Women Voters®
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February, 2013, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles

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Our League News

Our Calendar for Feb−Jun 2013

The next few months of our planned activities.

LWV Calendar Feb – Jun 2013
Sat, Feb 16 Legislative LowDown, 10 am, Calvin Denton Room, Sen. Ellen Roberts, Rep. Don Coram
Sat, Feb 23 Great Decisions, 10 am, Dolores Public Library: Topic: Egypt
Mon, Mar 11 LWVMZC Board Meeting, 9:30 am, CO Visitor’s Center
Sat, Mar 16 Great Decisions, 10 am, Dolores Public Library: Topic: NATO
Sat, Mar 23 LWV General Meeting, 9 am, Ponderosa Restaurant, Judge Lawrence on Lincoln
Mon, April 8 LWVMZC Board Meeting, 9:30 am. CO Visitor’s Center
Sat, April 20 Great Decisions, 10 am, Dolores Public Library: Topic: Myanmar
Wed, May 1 Begin submittal of LWVCO Project Grants
Fri, May 10 - 11 LWVCO Convention, Colorado Springs
Mon, May 13 LWVMZC Board Meeting, 9:30 am. CO Visitor’s Center
Sat, May 18 Great Decisions, 10 am, Dolores Public Library: Topic: Humanitarian Intervention
Fri, June 14 -17 LWVUS Council Meeting: Virginia
Fri, June 28-29 LWVCO Leadership Retreat: Frisco
Sun, Jun 30 Deadline submittal for LWVCO Project Grants
President’s Message

Welcome to the new year. Even though the ground hog didn’t see his shadow on Feb 2, we hope that he was wrong. We definitely need more snow to make the valley and farm fields healthy and productive this coming spring and summer. Climate change is effecting all of us whether we work with the land directly or...

So, What Does Program Planning Mean Anyway?

The focus of League’s work revolves around the member−studied, member approved public policy statements about the issues that are important to our community. Every new year we review and...

Fracking Committee Report Status

Our local LWVMZC Fracking Study Committee consensus report is pending approval by our local board. When approved the consensus results will be distributed to our members and sent on to the LWVCO Fracking Study Committee.

League Membership Renewal

The Montezuma League is now 25 members strong! We have 3 new members — Julie Bulger and Sharon and Karl Hansen. Please welcome them when you see them about town. Thanks to all of the renewing members.
For the few of you who haven’t renewed your membership for 2013, please send your $50 membership fee to Denis Boon at P.O. Box 1753, Cortez, CO 81321.
     Betty Janes — Membership Chair

Membership Application and Renewal Form (PDF)

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Our Board

Our Board for 2013 with contact information.

State and National

LWVCO Legislative Letter

The LWVCO Legislative Letter is made possible by the hard work of our dedicated Legislative Action Committee volunteers, along with Chris Watson, our staff lobbyist, the LWVCO office, and the support of all of you who...

LWVUS Legislative Priorities for 2013 (NEW)

The LWVUS Board established the following as Legislative Priorities for 2013: Money in Politics and the many facets of Election Reform.In addition, the following were included as a second tier...

Call for Advocates to participate on Legislative Action Committee

Sally Augden, LWVCO Board Member and Chair of LWVCO Legislative Action Committee emphasizes the need for Montezuma participation on the Committee. We can participate via phone for many meetings. One doesn’t need to be in Denver. You can advocate from home with the Colorado Internet access!
If interested contact Sally at saugden2@comcast.com

A listing of national and state politicians (PDF)

SEND A Message; a listing of national and state politicians on the Colorado League Website.

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