Join us for LWV Umpqua Valley’s birthday celebration on Feb. 13.
Thursday, Feb. 13th at Noon to 2PM
Roseburg Library in the South Umpqua Room
The actual birthdate for the national League is Feb. 14, 1920.
Although our League was not in existence as soon as the national League was, Roseburg was not far behind. Although not officially organized until 1961 (see our history), Roseburg was active in state League affairs and with the national League. In 1989 LWV Umpqua Valley became a valid 501(c)(4) tax exempt organization.
This year we celebrate along with hundreds of other local Leagues around the country the centennial birthday of the League and the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Please come to celebrate whether you are a member or not!
Come for cake, some history, some discussion, ask questions, and enjoy your neighbors.
For more information, call   .
We’re celebrating National Voter Registration Day at the Backside Brewery on Sept. 24 from 6PM to 8PM!
FREE PIZZA! Tuesday, September 24 at the Backside Brewery!
1640 NE Odell Ave, in Roseburg
Join us from 6:00-8:00PM as we kick-off a new year on National Voter Registration Day!
- Enjoy pizza (they also have gluten free pizza!)
- No-host drinks
- Update your voter registration,
- Reconnect with League members,
- and find out what’s going on in League this year!
This is also our kick-off meeting for the new season. Come visit!
For more information, email the League.
All LWV Umpqua Valley members are invited to attend a special Member Social on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 at 5PM to 7PM the Unitarian Church on Watters Street in Roseburg.
There will be social and networking time, refreshments, introductions, a short video, and a short PowerPoint presentation about the history of our local League. Your photo may be in it! Also, we will visit League websites online and Oregon Legislative Information System (OLIS).
Come for fun! Bring a friend who might like to learn more about the League.
Please RSVP by calling 541-672-1914.
Please attend the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 7:00-8:30 p.m.
We will be holding an Ice Cream Social, getting back together to kick off the new League year. Join us!
We are fortunate to locate our new meeting venue this year at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center. Bring your ideas for programs and focus for the year.
We hope to see you there!
FYI, new Garden Tour photos have been added on our Garden Tour 2017 web page.
See gardens, a historic home, and more! Thank you all for a successful tour!
See you next year! If you would like to participate, contact us!
We are actively seeking gardens to include in next year’s Garden Tour.
The date is not quite set yet, but you can expect another glorious tour of hidden gardens in the Roseburg area, delightful music and lovely unique art all provided by local artisans.
Our Garden Tour Team is focusing on the Wilbur and Sutherlin areas for Garden Tour 2017. Do you have a garden you would like to share? It is so much fun to participate! Let us know if you are thinking about this, or if you know of a garden that needs to be seen!
Thanks so much!
Your Garden Tour Team Chair, Nancy Farris, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 5th Annual Garden Tour sponsored by the LWV Umpqua Valley was a huge success. Many commented on the beauty of the gardens on display.
Many thanks to the generous and gracious gardeners who allowed the community to “drop by” between 10AM and 5PM on Saturday, June 11, 2016. The gardens showed extreme care, creativity, and thoughtfulness.
Thank you to the artists who displayed their works and to the musicians who entertained the garden admirers.
We hope you all had a great time. Thank you for coming!
Here’s just a few photos of some of the lovely places in Douglas County, Oregon.
Progressive Garden Tour to secret gardens
The 5th Annual Spring Garden Tour in Douglas County, Oregon!
Buy Your Tickets Today! Only $12 each.
Tickets will be sold on the day of the event Saturday, June 11, at the Umpqua Edibles Project located at the Umpqua Valley Art Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave, Roseburg, from 10AM to 5PM.
Other ticket locations:
Contact us for more info: 541  
Also see our web page about the Garden Tour. And watch for our ads in The News-Review coming out soon!
See You There!
Check out our brand new webpage all about the importance of reading with your child – You and Me Reading.
The Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters announces a new program that improves the quality of reading time with your child. This project is an extension of the Children At Risk statewide study that was championed by the Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters.
Find out how important reading with your child is. Or perhaps you’d like to help a grand child. We offer a personalized introduction into this effective and fun process. Just contact us.
See our web page. Find out more here.