Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members. All meetings and events are open to the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
5:00 pm
La Cantina
101 E Quincy St
Hancock, MI
Phone: (906) 523-7474
Board Meeting.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
6:30 PM
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931
REDISTRICTING IN MICHIGAN: Should Politicians Choose Their Voters?. On Wednesday, December 6 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Martha Sloan will present "REDISTRICTING IN MICHIGAN: Should Politicians Choose Their Voters?" at Portage Lake District Library. Her presentation will cover

  • the historical background of redrawing national and Michigan districts,
  • the effect of gerrymandering on selecting winners,
  • a comparison of Michigan processes with those of other states,
  • recent court decisions,
  • the proposal of Voters Not Politicians for the Michigan 2018 ballot, and
  • the recommendations of the Michigan League of Women Voters.

The presentation will be followed by a question and answer period, and light refreshments will be available.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Monday, January 22, 2018
5:00 pm
Kangas Cafe & Catering
200 Michigan St
Hancock, MI
Menu: kangascafeandcatering.com
Phone: (906) 487-7455
Planning Meeting. Our January Planning Meeting will be a dinner meeting, to be held Monday, January 22rd at 5pm at the Kangas Cafe in the Jutila Center (the old Hospital) in room 311, Hancock.

Please RSVP by Friday, January 19th to Mary Marchaterre, mmmarcha@mtu.edu or 483-2291 with your menu entree choice of: Chicken Piccata or Veggie Lasagna. The cost is $16.50 for the meal, which includes: Salad, Roll, Dressings, Dessert, and Beverages: Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, and Gratuity. Unfortunately, "No shows" will still be expected to pay for their dinner and will be billed by the LWVCC, as we will be committed to covering the number we have reserved.

In preparation for our local Annual Meeting in April, any ideas for local programs or speakers should be brought up at this time.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Sunday, February 18, 2018
2:00PM
Four Seasons Tea Room
606 Shelden Ave
Houghton, MI 49931


Phone: (906) 482-3233
Houghton Country Jail Discussion.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
11:30am - 12:30am
Michigan Tech Husky Dog
on campus near Library

rain location Fisher Hall
Equal Pay Day Event at MTU.
Wear red to show support!
Saturday, April 14, 2018
11:15am
Ramada Inn Annual Meeting - Speaker is Sarah Green.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL
League of Women Voters' 53rd National Convention 2018. Creating a more perfect democracy

http://forum.lwv.org/category/member-resources/council-and-convention/convention-2018