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    • League Orientation

       Thursday, September 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the Hamlet Clubhouse, 5151 Boardwalk Dr., in Fort Collins. 

      Hors d'oeuvres and beverages and informal conversation will start the meeting.  Discussion of our mission, history, program priorities and opportunities for involvement will follow.  It's an interactive time to learn about how we contribute to "making our democracy work".
       
      Directions: Go east on Harmony from College to second light which is Boardwalk.  Turn right and just past Highcastle Dr. look for the entrance to The Hamlet on the right. The Clubhouse is straight ahead. If all the parking spaces are taken, park on Boardwalk.  League signs will mark the spot! 

      RSVPs are requested so materials can be prepared.

       Linda Mahan 970-484-2259Lmahan@alum.bu.edu


      Invitation to a New League Study

      Money in Politics: Developing a Common Understanding of the Issues is an important new League study that was adopted at the League's national convention in June. 


      2014-2015 Your Voice Your Vote

      Voter Registration and Election Information from LWV of Colorado

      Click here to view it


      Read article in Body+Mind Magazine about our very own superwoman: Florence Field. The article is about her fight for social justice and civil liberties.

      Florence Field


      Watch LWV of Larimer County's panel discussion on Transparency in Local Government: Why it is Essential to Democracy

      March 24, 2014
      Panelists: Peg Perl, Ed Otte, Jeff Stahla, Bob Bacon

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg5ASi1hQeQ (22 minutes long)


      This was the topic for discussion at the CrossCurrents panel discussion, Thursday, May 22 at 7 p.m. in the Fort Collins City Chambers, 300 LaPorte Ave., Fort Collins.

      The LWV of Larimer County held a panel discussion on:

       Income Inequality:
       Loss of the American Dream?
      Listen to part 1 and part 2:

      We are THRILLED that Lee Thielen from our Health Care Team has received the Public Health Hero of the Year award from the Larimer County Department of Health & Environment.  It is awarded once a year by the Board of Health.  She was the overwhelming favorite.  Lee has had an extremely distinguished career in public health & continues sharing her expertise/advice as a consultant.

      The Larimer County Board of Health is pleased to announce that Lee Theilen has been chosen to receive the 2014 Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award.  Please see the press release for more information.

      Here is the League of Women Voters of Larimer County's 2014 Agriculture Update Study. Click here to view it.

      Informative Document on Community Resources for Health Issues Click here to go to Healthcare page then click on Community Resources on Health Equity

      For Information on Bills being Introduced in the Colorado Legislature go to: www.leg.state.co.us Comcast Channel 165 provides live streaming video coverage of the House and Senate in action.

    Calendar of Events ‎‎‎(* go to Calendar of Events page)‎‎‎

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    January 1, 2014   INFO@LWVCOLORADO.org 1410 Grant Street, Denver 
    May 5, 2014 11:30 am to 1:30 pm PUBLIC INVITED International Relations Team presents the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Plymouth Congregational Church Choir Room, Prospect, Fort Collins 
    September 1, 2014 Going Live on September 1st Go to Vote 411 for election information you need. Available on the web at Vote411.org Vote411.org 
    September 4, 2014 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Orientation for new and prospective League members. RSVP to Linda Mahan 970-484-2259. <Lmahan@alum.bu.edu>.   Hors d'oeuvres, beverages & informal conversation will start the meeting. Discussion of our mission, history, program priorities and opportunities for involvement will follow.  The Hamlet Clubhouse is located at 5151 Boardwalk Drive in Fort Collins. It's an interactive time to learn about how we contribute to "making our democracy work".  
    September 8, 2014 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM Members & Invited Guests The Larimer County BACK TO LEAGUE NIGHT  
    September 10, 2014  Voter Service Team WORKING MEETING Information on this team is found on 'about us' page. 
    September 15, 2014 7:00 to 9:00 pm The Larimer League of Women Voters Candidates Forum is a PUBLIC PROGRAM The forum is for candidates for Colorado House Districts 52 and 53 as well as District 3 Larimer County Commissioner candidates.  Fort Collins Council Chambers, 300 Laport Ave in Fort Collins, CO 
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