The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization
encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
May 10 - Lunch with the League Presents
Michiana Gerontology Institutes(MGI) established through Holy Cross College.
Guest speakers Pat Adams and Malana Maher will discuss the growing need for health care professionals and increased specialized services as the baby boomer population ages. They will also share insight on health care reform as it will affect this population and elder care.
Pat Adams is Director of Community Engagement/ Co-Facilitator for MGI, Holy Cross College
Malana Maher is Senior Services Advisor, Health Care Consulting.
Friday, May 10, 2013
South Bend Chocolate Café
122 S. Michigan St., South Bend
Speaker begins at 12:00 noon
Come as early as 11:30 A.M. to order lunch.
This event is free and open to the public
Annual Business Meeting - Save the Date June 26, 2013, at 6:00pm
WNIT Features LWV & South Bend UNITY City-Wide Resident Council
WNIT's Experience Michiana features LWVSBA Co-President Lisa Plencner and UCRC Steering Committee Chair Charles Love on its February 22, 2013 broadcast. Thanks for highlighting this important election, Gordy Young and the WNIT team!
Read the February 13, 2013, South Bend Tribunearticle, too!
Watch Experience Michiana weekdays at 6:30pm Eastern Time on WNIT 34.1.
Celebrating and Supporting our Mission at the 2012 Fall Friend-Raiser
A fun and successful evening October 11, 2012! Welcome to our new members and thanks to a generous community that supports our mission and work, including our voter registration program and publication of our Citizen's Guide to Representative Government.
LWVSBA Fall High School Voter Registration Program Update
LWVSBA registered 357 voters in area high schools this fall, bringing our 2012 total to 1077 new high school voters! We'll be following up with voter reminders prior to Election Day. More photos coming soon.
Thanks to the continuing of support of everyone who helps make this program a success - especially to our newest voting citizens. Our Fall 2012 schedule:
Rise Up Academy - September 12
Riley High School - September 14
Washington High School - September 19
Adams High School - September 21
Penn High School - September 25 and September 26
Clay High School - October 2 and October 3
2012-2013 Board and Officers
Lisa Plencner and Kelly Sanford, co-presidents
Glenda Rae Hernandez, treasurer
Elizabeth Bennion, first vice president
Nancy Johnson, secretary
John Hagen, Amanda Hart-Ceravolo, Marti Heline,
Geri Pawelski, Kimber Sorenson-Brugh, Jill Tulchinsky,
Linda Wolfson. Nominating Chair is Melanie Smith-Guillaume.
Did you know . . . The LWV South Bend Area
★ Visits area high schools to register voters - 1077 in 2012!
★ Registers new voters at local events - at least 40 events since 2008
★ Sponsors candidate debates and forums before every election
★ Organized and cosponsored B Green to Save Green, an environmental education program for low-income families
★ Hosts Lunch with the League, a monthly public event featuring a talk by local leaders, followed by discussion
★ Provides voter information at the community events such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebration and Michiana Monologues
★ Hosts Evening with the League, a monthly gathering of members and friends
★ Sponsors public forums on topics of community interest such as the Property Tax Cap Constitutional Amendment, Redistricting, and Economic Development in our area
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Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month (except June, July, and August) at 5:30 pm at St Joseph County Public Library, Main Street, Downtown South Bend. Free Parking. Guests are welcome.
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Last revised: May 4, 2013 10:13 PDT.