The Best Ever –> Garden Tour 2015!

We hope you made it to all of the wonderful gardens on the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley’s Garden Tour 2015. Special thanks to the gracious gardeners and families!

We are seeking photos of the different gardens. If you have digital photos please upload or contact Robin Wisdom at [541]-[672]-[6982].

Here are some photos from the gorgeous gardens and grounds of the Wimberly family.

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LWV Umpqua Valley Annual Meeting Photos

Look for your photo, and see how our Annual Meeting went last night, 4/21/15!

Some of the best people in Douglas County attended last night’s Annual Business Meeting of the Umpqua Valley League of Women Voters. There was a roomful for dinner at the Salud Restaurant in Roseburg. The service was good. And the company was delightful.

Please enjoy the photos! And remember to support your local League. They do stellar work in our community that no one else does.

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Douglas County Mental Health Court

The Mental Health Court Forum was well attended by interested Douglas County, Oregon, residents. This is a Photo Update of that Community Forum held by the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley and @NAMIOregon on May 13, 2015.

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Please attend a Community Forum concerning the Douglas County Mental Health Court to be held on Wednesday, May 13th at the Douglas County Public Library, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd in Roseburg at 6PM.

Doors open at 5:30p.m. The Forum begins at 6:00 p.m. with brief presentations from several Mental Health Court staff. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions following the presentations. Light refreshments will be provided.

Forum Sponsors: The League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley (LWVUV) and the National Alliance for Mental Health Douglas County (NAMI). Douglas County, Oregon NAMI is located online here.

This forum is open to the public for no charge.

Download the flyer here. Please print it and post somewhere public! Let’s get the word out!

For more information: 541 – 459 – 2189.

Submitted by:
Jean Galleher
Volunteer
League of Women Voters

February Monthly Meeting

Ceasefire Oregon presented a slideshow on gun safety.

The League meeting was held on Wednesday February 18, 2015 at the Douglas County Library at 6:00 pm. It was a peaceful and informative meeting. Thanks to Dr. Larry Hall and Penny Okamoto for sharing their information about the need for gun safety. Penny Okamoto is the Executive Director of Ceasefire Oregon. She pointed out that an overwhelming majority of Oregonians favor universal background checks, which the League of Women Voters supports as well.

Thank you to the Volunteers who provided food and drink for the evening meeting.

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Healthcare Questions & Answers

Healthcare questions that arose from the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley’s forum on Dec. 8, 2014 have been answered and are now available here.

  • Please view and/or download the PDF from Dr. Robert Dannenhoffer of the Architrave Family of Companies.
  • Please also view and/or download the PDF from the Dawnelle Marshall, Director of the Public Health Division, Douglas County Health and Social Services.

The League thanks both Dr. Dannenhoffer and Ms. Marshall of the Public Health Division for supplying this information.

Thanks to all and for attending the Healthcare forums on Dec. 8 and 16, 2014.

We all know our health is our greatest wealth!

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Jean Gallaher, local League Leader, and the healthcare panel
Jean Gallaher, local League Leader, and the healthcare panel
Jenny Carloni, a local League Leader
Jenny Carloni, a local League Leader

Election 2014 Results Are In!

Here are links to the Douglas County, State and National general election 2014 results:

  • Link to Douglas County Election results.
  • Link to election results for Oregon statewide.
  • Link to national results by state.
  • Link to another source for national results by state.
  • The official election results posted by the Federal Election Commission have not been posted yet, but you can request an email to let you know when they are posted here.

Thank you for voting and participating in democracy!