Making Democracy Work

Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
LaPrimavera
2593 Old Turnpike Rd.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Lunch Forum. The Hundred Year Struggle: women's fight to gain the vote Mary Zimmerman, immediate past president of the LWVLA and a teacher of women's history for 30 years, is the speaker for this event. 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. This struggle was a long, and hard-fought battle. Mary's talk will explain the forces and the people who worked tirelessly to achieve this basic right to vote for women.

Lunch is served at 11:30 am at a cost of $13.00. The speaker begins at noon.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
LaPrimavera
2593 Old Turnpike Rd.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Lunch Forum. One County, Two School Districts: A presentation by Steven Skalka, Superintendent of the Lewisburg Area School District and Daniel Lichtel, Superintendent of the Mifflinburg Area School District.

Lunch is served at 11:30 am at a cost of $13.00. The speaker begins at noon.

Friday, February 21, 2020
10:00- 11:00am
Public Library for Union County
255 Reitz Blvd.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Book Club. Part II-Federal Election Security

We will read and discuss Volume I only of the Mueller Report. You can download this report or purchase it in hard copy or for Kindle from Amazon.

Sunday, March 8, 2020
1:00-3:30 pm
Campus Theatre
413 Market St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
100th Anniversary Celebration. Come celebrate the founding of the League of Women Voters as well as the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote!

There will be refreshments, songs by KJ, a presentation by Bruce Teeple, from the Union County Historical Society on the topic "Women's History in Union County", a recognition of women presently serving in elected offices in Union Co., and a toast to the tenaciousness of the women who fought to win the right to vote for women. We owe a debt of gratitude to those women. Please join us for this event!

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
11:30 am- 1:00 pm
LaPrimavera
2593 Old Turnpike Rd.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Lunch Forum. What Works and What Doesn't? The Political Science of Election Reforms. The speaker is Scott Meinke, Professor of Political Science & Chair of the Political Science Department at Bucknell University.

Lunch is served at 11:30am at a cost of $13.00. The speaker begins at 12 noon.

Saturday, April 11, 2020
11:00 am- 12:00 pm
Lewisburg Cemetery Chapel
201 S 7th St.
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Women Suffragists and Leaders. Historic Cemetery Tour Free one-hour walking tour of the historic Lewisburg Cemetery highlighting women leaders in the community. In 1920 the XIX Amendment was ratified, guaranteeing the right to vote for women.

Information: Bert Dunkerly bd1754@yahoo.com or Nancy Neuman neuman.nancy@gmail.com