Making Democracy Work

Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, January 21, 2017
12-2:00pm
15351 Championship Drive
Haymarket, VA 20169
Firearm Safety & VA Legislation. Ruth Hoffman of the LWV-VA's Firearm Safety Task Force will be presenting at our General Meeting about the situation in Virginia regarding firearm safety and what the current VA legislation around this issue looks like. Please join us at the Regency Clubhouse in Dominion Valley for a buffet luncheon followed by Hoffman's presentation!

RSVP Please by January 16th to Jessie Barringer: msjwnb@gmail.com

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
8:30-2:00pm
Virginia State Capitol
1000 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Women's Legislative Roundtable. The first hour is a forum open to all Virginians & legislators, moderated by the League of Women Voters of Virginia, located in 4 East General Assembly Building. Become a more informed and effective citizen advocate for the issues that matter to you. Spend the rest of the day attending the General Assembly and talking to legislators or networking with those with a shared interest.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
12-2:00pm
Old Towne Sports Pub
8971 Center St
Manassas, VA 20110
Lunch & Book Discussion. Join us for lunch as we discuss Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's autobiography, "My Beloved World"!
Saturday, May 6, 2017
10am-11:45am & 12pm-1:30pm
Haymarket/Gainesville Community Library
14870 Lightner Road
Haymarket, VA 20169
"GerryRIGGED" Film Showing. Do you choose your legislators, or do legislators choose their constituents? Join us as we learn about gerrymandering court cases and the impact they have on our community and individual representation.

Refreshments will be served between the two showings. Please RSVP to cnogg@comcast.net

Saturday, May 20, 2017
10am; 1pm
15213 Brier Creek Drive
Haymarket, VA 20169
Member Orientation. Learn a brief history of the LWV, how to participate in voter registration, and discover the relevance of studies promoted by LWV. Learn how we reach consensus, how we advocate for the League, and how to become informed through the Round Table Sessions in Richmond.There will be questions, discussions, solutions and engagement. Choose the first session: 10:00-12:00 or the second session: 1:00-3:00 Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

Please RSVP to Carol Noggle by May 18th (cnogg@comcast.net)

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
8:30am start time
Hylton Performing Arts Center
10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20109
Voter Registration. LWV-PWA members will be helping to register new citizens to vote at the May Naturalization Ceremony. Please contact Carol Noggle at cnogg@comcast.net if interested in volunteering.
Saturday, June 10, 2017-Sunday, June 11, 2017
All Day
Clarion Hotel
1500 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
LWV-VA Convention.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
While Polls Are Open
  Primary Election for 2nd, 13th, 31st & 51st Delegate Seats. Dual primary will also include candidates for Governor and LT. Governor for both parties.