The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley invites members and friends to their annual meeting to be held on Tuesday, May 15th at the Roseburg Country Club.
Annual Meeting & Dinner
Tuesday May 15th
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Roseburg Country Club
5051 Garden Valley Road
Roseburg, OR 97470
Dinner is $19 per person. Checks or cash will be accepted at the door. Non-members are welcome also. Please RSVP by calling   .
There will be a short business meeting, dinner and a guest speaker, Brian Prawitz, a Roseburg City Counselor, who will address strengthening our community. Brian’s 14-minute YouTube video, “Togetherness Without Tragedy”, is available online here.
We will also welcome our state League president, Norman Turrill, will be in attendance.
You’ll also have a chance to buy Spring Garden Tour 2018 tickets for $15 each. Otherwise, you can buy them at one of our ticket sellers. See the above web address to find out where. The Tour is on Saturday, June 16, 10AM to 5PM.
League of Women Voters to Host 300+ Voter Registration Drives Across the Country
Yesterday was the National Voter Registration Day and the League of Women Voters was proud to participate in the sixth annual National Voter Registration Day 2017 (NVRD), a nationwide, nonpartisan effort to register hundreds of thousands of voters on a single day.
As a founding partner of NVRD and the single-largest on-the-ground participating organization, the League and partner organizations will register thousands of voters in person and online Tuesday.
“The League is hosting more than 300 local voter registration drives across the country this week,” said Chris Carson, president of the League of Women Voters. “Our volunteers will be out in force, reaching new voters at bike races, supermarkets, transit stops, gyms and at new citizen ceremonies.”
“There are important elections in many states this year, and we want everyone to have the opportunity to register and vote,” Carson continued. “Local elections matter. Now is the time to make sure your registration, and that of your friends and family, is up to date.”
Voters nationwide can find out if they have elections, their states’ voter registration deadlines, and more information at VOTE411.org. Voters in more than 100 communities will find customized information about who is on the ballot in their area.
“On November 2, 1920, the citizens of Yoncalla, Oregon, got a big surprise as the ballots were tallied in their local election. All the incumbent men on the city council had been voted out. Yoncalla, a small town of 323 residents about 40 miles south of Eugene, had voted in an entirely female city council.”
This presentation is open and free to the public. All are welcome.
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