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March, 2013, LWVMZC Newsletter Articles

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Our League News

Our Calendar for Mar−Jun 2013

The next few months of our planned activities.

LWV Calendar Feb – Jun 2013
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, Mar 25 Great Decisions, 10 am, Mancos Public Library: Topic: NATO
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
Sat, April 22 Great Decisions, 10 am, Mancos Public Library: Topic: Myanmar
Sat, April 27 LWV General Meeting, 9 am, Ponderosa Restaurant, Bob Semro, Policy Analyst with the Bell Policy Center of Denver, will present an overview of the Affordable Care Act
Wed, May 1 Begin submittal of LWVCO Project Grants
Sat, May 4 LWV General Meeting, 9 am, Ponderosa Restaurant, Kent Helwig, CEO of Southwest Health System Inc. will give us an overview of options, changes and improvements in healthcare in our local community.
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


Our March Program

On Saturday, March 23 9:00 am at the Ponderosa Restaurant in Dolores, Judge Jennilynn Lawrence will present Lincoln’s Legacy of Equality and Liberty, a presentation developed by the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Judicial Institute. The public is welcome.

We Need Your Program Planning Help!

We Need Your Help!
We’re looking for a few people to help us brainstorm topics and speakers for next year’s League programs. If you have any ideas or would like to join us over lunch some time to talk about our programs, please contact Betty Janes at 533−1051 or via email at ejanes@frontier.net. We need some new energy and ideas to create interesting programs we’d all enjoy and learn from.

PUC Commissioner Pam Patton to Speak in Durango

Newly appointed Colorado Public Utilities Commissioner Pam Patton, long−time La Plata County resident and public servant, will speak Friday, March 8 at 12:15 pm at Durango Public Library. The session, open to the public, is...

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Our Board

Our Board for 2013 with contact information.

State and National

LWVCO State Convention in May

The latest LWVCO state newsletter delivered to your email inbox details participation in the 2013 League State Convention May 10−−11. Leadership Retreat will be held June 28 and 29 in Frisco. Jodi Foran will be driving to both state meetings.

LWVCO Legislative Biweekly Newsletter

The latest issue of the informative LWVCO Legislative letter is out and reviews CO Assembly bills relating to control of gun violence. The Colorado House has passed...

National LWVUS Priorities for 2013 Legislature

The LWVUS Board established the following as the top legislative priority for this year:...

National LWVUS Sends Letter to US Senate Advocating for Common Sense Solutions to Gun Violence

On behalf of our 140,000 members and supporters, as well as the millions of Americans at risk every day, the League of Women Voters strongly urges you to pass common sense solutions to the gun violence that is plaguing our nation.

Some Additional information on HYDRO FRACTURING

The following item is from Jefferson County LWV newsletter and provides information to those Montezuma County citizens who were not able to fully participate in our fracking study and consensus.

Other News

The Lakeview Harmony Club Established May 1913

Schedule yourself NOW! Plan to come Sunday, May 19, at 2 pm and help the Lakeviw Harmony Club to celebrate it’s 100th birthday in Montezuma County!