Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

All LWVMRC informational meetings and forums are free and open to the public. Please join us!

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, June 1, 2019-Thursday, August 1, 2019
  LWVMRC Team Meeting: Reorganization and Planning. The LWVMRC Board is taking on a new structure. (Details) Over the course of the summer, we will be contacting membership as we define our new system. We plan to implement our strategic planning with the shared responsibilities with our membership.

The team will meet to conduct business, share information, and address current issues. For the purposes of transparency, we will announce each meeting on this calendar. All members are invited to attend these meetings

Saturday, August 3, 2019
Douglass Center Annex Field Everybody Counts Voter Registration. The LWVMRC will be registering voters at this important community event featuring Information booths, health clinics, food, clothing, housing information, and much more.
Thursday, August 29, 2019-Friday, August 30, 2019
Manhattan City Park Power Play on Poyntz Voter Registration. LWVMRC will be part of the celebration for returning K-State students. We will be registering voters and getting the word out about Vote 411.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Manhattan Public Library, Groesbec Room LWVMRC Leadership Team Meeting. Leadership Team Meeting: The team will present progress on:

Voter Registration Results
Procedures for Team Leadership
Web site migration progress
Lunch with League Schedule
If needed, Candidate Forum support and procedures

All members are invited to join us at this and all leadership meetings.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:30-1:00 (Program begins at 12:00)
Little Apple Brewery, West Loop Plaza Lunch with League: The Area Agency on Aging. Karen Maes is with the Area Agency on Aging. Karen will inform us on the role of the Area Agency on Aging. Who is served by the Agency? Why does it exist? Karen is a League member and will correlate her talk with our League positions. We hope you can join us!
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Multiple sites around town (13) National Voter Registration Day. Join the League as we register voters in Manhattan/Riley County. We will have a training day in advance and many opportunities to volunteer. Because..."Democracy is not a spectator sport."
Sunday, October 6, 2019
2-5 (approximately)
Manhattan Public Library Auditorium (2nd floor) Candidate Forum: Manhattan City Commission and USD 383 School Board Elections. (Proposed). Details to follow. This is our proposed date for our local candidate forum for the November election. Please watch this space for changes.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
11:30-1:00 (Program begins at 12:00)
Note Change in Location:
We will meet in the technology lab in the Manhattan Public Library.
Lunch with League: Advocacy in League. Carrie Lancaster is the chair of a new LWVKansas board position, Advocacy. Carrie will share with us the purpose of the Advocacy Committee at the state level and also how to access materials of current interest. (Hence, the technology lab). We will also discuss if we want consider such a position for our local league. We hope you can join us!