You may have already received information on the
which will include registration for the brunch, membership renewals, and an opportunity to participate in a matching grant of $1250 made possible through the generosity of some of our members. Also included are copies of the
. The complete booklet with committee reports, membership roster, etc. will be available to you at the meeting on May 21st.
Our speaker, Gail Kitch, of the Voter Participation Project, will give a speech called "Why It Matters." Given the state of elections today, this couldn't be a more timely message. See more about Gail in the article below.
We are working toward a new leadership model in which several board members will share the responsibilities of the presidency, working to coordinate with other board members as they fulfill the duties of their portfolios. It's a work in progress but we're excited about the concept.
In the next few months, a number of important decisions will be made concerning development and finances in the city. Stay informed as these issues come up and attend any "town hall" meetings as they are scheduled. One was held recently where only ONE citizen attended who was not a part of the presentation! That's not good for any of us.
Can you believe national politics? It's already been a long campaign and we've got more to come. LWVUS will be sponsoring a national debate in October. At last, a dose of civility!