Making Democracy Work


Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Adamson Community Room
4650 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
Update on Weld County Council. Tonya Van Beber, Weld County Council member, will be on hand to give an update on the Council's meetings and accomplishments during the year. For more information, contact Janine at 970-302-2578. The meeting is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Campus Commons
Greeley, CO 80639
Candidate and Issue Open House. Sponsored by the Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce

Please join the Greeley Area Chamber for a Candidate and Issue Open House. Candidates for Greeley Mayor, Greeley City Council and Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board will be on hand for one-on-one conversations with voters. While the Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce does not endorse candidates, we do feeI strongly about helping to educate our community about candidates and the ballot issues in this year's election. For further information view or download the Candidates and Issues Open House flyer.

Friday, October 11, 2019
Greeley-Weld County 2019-20 Election Dates.
  • Ballots mailed to registered voters
  • October 28 - Voter service and polling centers open
  • November 5 - Colorado Coordinated Election Day
  • March 3, 2020 - Colorado Primaries
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Greeley-Evans School District 6 Headquarters
1025 9th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
School Board Candidate Forum. Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education candidates will take part in a question and answer forum. For detailed information see the League Events page. Parking is available in the lot west of the building as well as on the street. Contact Janine at (970) 302-2578 for information.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Cache Bank and Trust
4601 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634
Greeley-Weld County Leadership Council Meeting. All Leadership Council business meetings are open to the membership. If you are interested in attending, contact Janine at (970) 302-2578.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Windsor Farmer's Market Voter Registration. The Voter Registration Drive in Windsor, CO, on September 28 has been cancelled.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Aims Community College
Cornerstone Building
5401 W 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
Town Hall with Attorney General Phil Weiser. The Colorado Attorney General's Office is currently accepting public comment on Banner Health's proposed acquisition of North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC). Residents are invited to share their thoughts on the proposal's potential impact on the community, and other topics of interest. Submit thoughts about this transaction through Sept. 27 to "". This event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Family FunPlex, Community Room A
1501 65th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
National Popular Vote Interstate Compact - The Facts. This will be a community education event to discuss the legislation recently passed for Colorado to join the National Popular Vote. The Speaker is Patrick Rosentiel from National Popular Vote. For detailed information, go to the Yes on National Popular Vote website.
Saturday, September 21, 2019
Windsor Farmer's Market
110 5th Street
Windsor, CO 80550
Voter Registration. Assist residents of Windsor, CO, get registered to vote in the upcoming election. Contact Hazel at (970) 352-4903 to volunteer.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Greeley City Council Chamber
1001 11th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
2019 Greeley Candidate Forum. Greeley Mayoral and City Council Candidates will take part in a question and answer forum. For detailed information, see the League Events page. Parking is available behind the City Center South municipal building as well as some parking on the street south of the complex.
Saturday, July 13, 2019
The Masterson's Annual Summer Gathering. Please join us for our annual summer gathering hosted again this year at the Masterson home. RSVP to Anne. She'll confirm your intent and give you her address at that time.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Treasurer's home Finance Drive. If you would like to help with the 2019 Finance Drive, please join the Leadership Council on Tuesday. Contact Janine at (970) 302-2578 for details.
Thursday, May 30, 2019-Saturday, June 1, 2019
All day
Holiday Inn Denver East - Stapleton
3333 East Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
LWVCO Annual Conference and Training Workshops. Local delegates should plan to attend the League of Women Voters of Colorado Convention 2019. Training sessions will be offered to all current and future local league leaders free of charge prior to the start of the Convention. League members may attend as observers as space permits.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
1503 West 8th Street
Loveland, CO 80538
CO Women's Suffrage 2020 Collaborative. This is the first of a series of meetings. The goals are to create a state-wide calendar of activities, opportunities for collaboration and to work together to build knowledge and enthusiasm for this topic in women's history.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Adamson Community Room
4650 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
SB 181. LWV Greeley-Weld County presents Jeannette Hillery from the State LWV Legislative Action Committee to speak about SB 181. She will present an explanation and proposed regulations of the bill that was recently signed into law .
Saturday, April 20, 2019
UNC Student Center
Columbine Room
Greeley, CO 80639
LWV G-W Annual Meeting. The annual program and business meeting will begin with breakfast and our annual business meeting followed by Ben Gubits from American Promise, who will be speaking about Big Money in Politics. The cost is $15.00 per person, and includes breakfast/brunch, meeting materials and the facility charge. RSVP to Janine or call her at ‭(970) 302-2578‬.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Farr Regional Library
1939 61st Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
National Popular Vote. Join us to hear about and have your questions answered regarding the National Popular Vote movement. Linda Sorauf representing National Popular Vote Colorado will be the guest speaker. The meeting is free and open to the public. For additional information contact Barb at 353-6731 or go to our Upcoming Meetings and Events page.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
First Christian Church
2230 13th Street
Greeley, CO 80631
Affordable Housing General Membership Meeting. An important issue facing Greeley and Weld County is the need for affordable housing for our growing population. Panelists are Lyle SmithGraybeal, from Weld's Way Home, City Councilwoman Stacy Suniga and John Barnett from the City of Greeley.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Farr Regional Library
1939 61st Ave
Greeley, CO 80634
Volunteer Opportunities. The Greeley-Weld County leadership will lead a discussion session for members to explore where they might fit in and participate with our League. We are planning three informal conversation/training groups: Advocacy and Education, Voter Registration and Volunteers to help schedule/facilitate meetings/and more. RSVP by email to Janine Reid or call (970) 302-2578 if you have questions.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Lincoln Park
Greeley, CO
Greeley Women's March. Join us for the 2nd Annual Women's March in downtown Greeley. This is a community-wide event at which the League of Women Voters of Greeley-Weld County will participate.
Monday, January 14, 2019
Scottish RiteTemple
1370 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80203
LWVCO Legislative Conference. Mark your calendar and plan to carpool with us. Continental Breakfast and Buffet Lunch are included. Registration is $45 and the deadline to register is January 7, 2019. Go to the League of Women Voters of Colorado website to reserve your spot.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
First Christian Church, Fellowship Hall
2231 13th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
LWV G-WC Coffee Klatsch !NOTE NEW LOCATION!. This informal meeting will review and discuss the LWVUS Transformation Roadmap and the LWVCO Strategic Plan. To prepare for the discussion, please review the following documents: LWVCO Strategic Plan, LWVUS Transformation Roadmap, LWVUS Transformation Action Plan
Friday, December 7, 2018
Anne Masterson's Home
Poudre River Ranch
Greeley, CO 80634
Holiday Party and Meeting. The holiday party and December membership meeting will be held at Anne Masterson's home on Friday, December 7. RSVP to Anne at by December 3.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
UNC University Center
Columbine Room
411 20th Street
Greeley CO 80639
Winning with Women. COLORADO 5050 is sponsoring a Winning with Women event. The evening will begin with a panel discussion of elected women officials and then go into an intentional networking session. This event is free, open to the public, and registration is encouraged
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Farr West Library
1939 61st Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
State Ballot Issues. The Greeley-Weld County League will host an educational forum to explain state ballot issues on Thursday, October 11. In addition, a speaker will discuss the provisions about proposed Redistricting Amendments Y & Z. Redistricting is the drawing of lines for the state legislative districts and Colorado's seven congressional districts. No cost to attend.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Homewood Suites
2510 46th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Fair Maps Colorado Support of Amendments Y and Z. Fair Maps Colorado along with Greeley community and business leaders will express their support for Amendments Y and Z for fairness, representation and accountability for Colorado. The event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Johnstown Senior Center
101 Charlotte Street
Johnstown, CO 80534
Weld County Council Candidates. Join us on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at the Johnstown Senior Center to hear positions by all seven candidates who are running for Weld County Council. The forum begins at 6:30pm and there is no cost to attend.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Online at Vote411 Vote411 2011 Election Information. Projected date for the updated voter guide of Colorado state-wide races and ballot issues.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Farr West Library
1939 61st Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Greeley-Weld County Local Ballot Issues. The Greeley-Weld County League will host an election forum Thursday, Oct. 4, to discuss local ballot issues. As part of the event, officials will discuss Greeley and Weld County ballot measures, as well as Proposition 112, which would increase the distance between oil and gas wells and homes, schools and bodies of water to 2,500 fee. Go to Chapter Activities for additional information and a copy of the flyer.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Holiday Inn Stapleton Denver East Hotel
3333 Quebec Street
Denver, CO 80207
Making Democracy Work. The Making Democracy Work Conference (formerly League Day). Tickets are $65.00 and include all activities and meals. Go to for details and tickets.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Aims Community College
Cornerstone Building
5401 W. 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80634
Candidate Forum. Candidates for Weld County Commissioner At-Large and District 2 positions, Clerk and Recorder, and State House Districts 48 and 50 will be featured.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Greeley Rec Center, 651 10th Avenue, Room 101, Greeley, CO Weld County Disability Community Forum. Get a chance to meet State, State House and Weld County candidates face-to-face and learn more about them. Ask questions that are important to you, your family, and/or your future needs. Hear their views on important topics that impact people with disabilities.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Cache Bank and Trust, 4601 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634
LWV Greeley-Weld County Leadership Council Meeting. All Leadership Council meetings are open to the membership. If you are interested in attending, contact Janine at (970) 302-2578.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Cache Bank and Trust, 4601 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634
Leadership Council Meeting. All Leadership Council meetings are open to the membership. If you are interested in attending, contact Janine at (970) 302-2578.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Golden Corral Buffet, 3035 S. 23rd Avenue, Greeley Summer Meeting and Social. Come to the Golden Corral and meet up with other League members at the summer social and business meeting. Details will be announced soon.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Centennial Village, Island Grove Regional Park, Greeley Naturalization Ceremony. Voter Registration at the Naturalization Ceremony. Join us to welcome the new United States citizens.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
Chicago, Illinois League of Women Voters United States National Convention. The League of Women Voters National Convention will be in Chicago from June 28 through July 1, 2018. If you are interested in becoming a delegate, please contact Barb Whinery at 970-353-6731.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Kenny's Steakhouse
Corner of 35th Avenue & 10th Street
LWV GW ANNUAL MEETING. Money in Politics. The principal speakers will be Shirley Jin and Rionda Osman from the Boulder County League of Women Voters. Tickets for the meal and meeting are $15.00. Lunch choices are Grilled Chicken Sandwich with salad and fries, Cheeseburger with salad and fries, or Pasta Primavera (vegetarian) with salad and seasonal vegetables. Make your choice known when you make your reservation.
Monday, April 9, 2018
UNC University Center Gubernatorial Debate. Three student groups on campus are collaborating with the Greeley Tribune to host a gubernatorial debate. Visit the Facebook event page for more info:

Registration is free at

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Centennial Park Library
Meeting Room
2227 23rd Avenue
LWV GW MEMBER MEETING. What's Up with Oil & Gas in Weld County. Speakers are Carl Erickson & Therese Gilbert, Weld Air & Water, Shirley Smithson, Greeley Sierra Club; Tonya Van Beber, Severence Activist; Robert Winkler, Greeley Activist. Question and Answer period following timed presentations.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Centennial Park Library
Meeting Room
2227 23rd Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
LWV GW MEMBER MEETING. The League of Women Voters of Greeley-Weld County will host a meeting on Thursday, February 22 from 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m. at the Centennial Library meeting room to discuss details about the 2018 upcoming caucuses and primaries. Guest speaker Carly Koppes, Weld County Clerk and Recorder, will discuss this years election dates and clarify the primary process. Barbara Neubauer will present information on the Weld County Democratic Caucuses and Stacey Kjeldgaard, Chair of the Weld GOP, will present information on the Republican Caucuses. Caucuses will be held on March 6 starting at 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Gourmet Grub, 2118 35th Avenue, Greeley
The Westlake Shopping Center
LWV GW Holiday Party. WHAT: League of Women Voters Holiday Dinner Party
WHEN: Friday, December 8, 2017 5:30-7:30 pm
WHERE: Gourmet Grub, 2118 35th Avenue, Greeley
COST: $15/person
RSVP by December 3 to Janine Reid, or 970-302-2578

Check out this new restaurant in Greeley. Dinner will include house or Caesar salad, smoked gouda mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. Please indicate your choice of:

Smoked Tri tip
6 oz. Agave Glazed Salmon
Chicken Marsala
Chicken Mole

Our featured speaker will be Chalice Springfield, CEO and Motivational Speaker - Sears Real Estate. Let's celebrate our great year and get inspired for 2018.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Centennial Park Library Meeting Room
2227 23rd Avenue,
Greeley, CO 80634

Open to the Public
Campaign Finance Basics. Speakers:

Luke Douglas, National Campaign Finance perspective Tom Selders, Former Greeley Mayor and local businessman, local campaign finance perspective

The purpose of the program is to provide an overview and introduction of campaign finance laws as they pertain to candidates and political action committees in particular contributions and spending limits. Open to the Public

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Lincoln Park Library, 1012 11th Street
(across from Rite Aid),
LWV GW Meeting: Local Ballot Issues. Weld County Council: Myths and Misconceptions- Information about the Weld County Ballot issue to change the Weld County Charter
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Farr Regional Library,
1939 61st Ave,
Greeley 80634
City of Greeley and Weld School District 6 ballot issues Information Forum. Be informed about the November 7, 2017 ballot issues. The League of Women Voters of Greeley-Weld County and the High Plains Library District are co-sponsoring an information forum to explain City of Greeley ballot issues and City Charter updates, as well as the District 6 financing proposal. Representatives from the City of Greeley and from School District 6 will discuss Opting Out of SB152, the Tabor issue regarding "Keep Greeley Moving" road tax, 4 City Charter updates, and the Weld School District 6 Mill Levy Override.

Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Farr Library Meeting Room,
1939 61st Ave,
U.S. Foreign Aid and who benefits. Jed Meline, Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Agency for International Development will be speaking Wednesday, August 16th, 7:00 pm at Farr Library Meeting Room, 1939 61st Ave, Greeley. His topic will be U.S. Foreign Aid and who benefits. This is your opportunity to ask questions, Who, Where, When, and WHY?

BIO - Jed Meline Beginning September 2016, Mr. Meline was detailed as Staff Director for the House Democracy Partnership, a Commission of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Partnership strengthens democratic institutions by collaborating with parliaments in developing countries.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Harmony Library, Community Room, 4616 S. Shields, Ft. Collins. Larimer County LWV Voter Service Team presents the Colorado Justice Reform Coalition training about voting rights for people involved in the criminal justice system. Register by June 6th with Linda Thomas at or 678-641-6256 and details of the event. Let Barb Whinery know if you are planning to attend. Maybe we can coordinate a car pool.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
300 Charlotte Street
Johnstown, CO
Johnstown BBQ Day Fair. - Helpers: Whinery, Milligan (AM) & Hoffman's & Sandy Magnuson & Ken Norem (PM), if others want to stop by and assist with Voter Registration and support our Johnstown members, all are welcome to attend.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
UNC Counsel Room LWV GW ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING. League of Women Voters Greeley-Weld County invite you to hear Larimer County League member, Nancy Crow, guest speaker Saturday, April 22, 9:00 a.m.-noon, UNC Counsel Room 9 a.m. Make-Your-Own Breakfast Burrito $12 at the door. This is our annual meeting. Public is welcome. Reservations are needed as seating is limited. Please use contact us form to email registration
Thursday, March 16, 2017
the Lincoln Park Library,
1012 11th St.
Greeley, CO 80631

It is the old Goodwill building.
LWV GW MEMBER MEETING. Weld County Home Rule Charter: History,Provisions & Issues - Weld County Attorney, Bruce Barker
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Centennial Library, 2227 23rd Avenue. Details: (970) 352-4903. Policing Practices. Greeley Police Chief Garner will give update on police practices/training in Greeley
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Centennial Park Library LWV GW +Member Meeting. + .., , Panel + "Affordable Housing In Greeley/Weld", Panel - TBA
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Columbine Commons, Windsor, LWV GW +Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters:Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Monday, September 26, 2016
UNC Panorama Room Greeley Chamber of Commerce Candidate Meet & Greet. Local (Greeley Weld)candidates will be available in an informal forum. Open to the public
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Centennial Library LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF GREELEY/WELD COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING + Part II. Call the Meeting to Order Barb Whinery


Overview of Strategic Planning Process

March Meeting: LWV Greeley/Weld Purpose & Mission - Hazel Gibson
Annual Meeting: Action Planning Process Summary + Kathleen Milligan
Annual Meeting- Part II- Next Steps Summary + Barb Whinery
Leadership Structure 2016-17 +Approval
Steering Council Members:
Coordinator/Facilitator, spokesperson + Barb Whinery
Treasurer +Bonnie Funk
Secretary -
Finance Drive + Jean Hoffman
Membership + Hazel Gibson
Voter + Kathleen Milligan
Website + Jean Daviet
Facebook + Jeanne Lippman
League Activities Coordinator Overall or Individually for each activity
Voter Service (Voter Registration, Ballot Issues, Candidates Forum
Proposed Budget 2016-17 Discussion & Approval Appointment of Nominating Committee 2016-17 (???) Report from LWVCO Council + May 21-22 - Jean Hoffman Calendaring/Action Planning 2016-17
Divide into Teams- Areas of Interest
  • Membership
  • Voter Service: Voter registration, Candidates Forum, Ballot Issues
  • Finance Drive
  • Publicity/Communications
  • League Activities: 1. Observer Corps, 2. parade, 3. Summer picnic and /or holiday party)
Finalize Calendar (Meetings, Days & Times, Program)
  • September (League Day)
  • October
  • November
  • January (Legislative Day)
  • March
  • April (Annual Meeting) Leadership Retreat, July 29-30, Dillon- Attendees Closing Remarks Adjourn
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Centennial Library
Greeley CO
LWV Annual Meeting. Lunch - BBQ or Salad - $12 donation

RSVP by Thursday, April 21, 2016- Barbara Whinery 970-353-6731

Agenda 10:15 Call to Order& Introduction Janine Reid & Barb Whinery
Annual Minutes 2015* Kathleen Milligan
Appoint 2015 Annual Minutes Committee
Treasurer's Report & Finance Drive*Barb Whinery
10:45 Program for the Meeting: Action Plan for 2016-2017 Leadership Team & Janine Reid A. Introduction and Overview Groups
1. Voter Service
Ballot Issue #69: Colorado Care
Proposed Coffee with the Candidates
Local Candidates Forum
Ballot Issues
Voter Registration

2. ***Communications Internal: Email Communications, Bulletins External: Website, Facebook, Newpaper/radio, Printed Material
3. ***LWV Operations Leadership Structure (Planning and Coordination) Finances (Quickbooks, Record Keeping, Reporting, and Fundraising) Finance Drive
4. ***Membership Recruitment & Development

5. League Activities Observer Corps Social (Picnic, Holiday Party) Engagement (State Conf/Council, Nat'l, Trainings)
6. Educational Programs 11:15 B. Teamwork and Lunch 12:15 C. Teams Report Out 12:45 D. Discussion of Budget for 2016-2017 E. Leadership Structure for 2016-2017 Nominations from the floor

Appointment of Nominating Committee 2016
1:00 F. Other Business Delegates to State Council, Montrose, May 21-22 2016
Leadership Retreat, July 29-30, Dillon
1:15 Closing Remarks: Next Steps
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
5:30-7:30 pm
UNC Student Center
Spruce B&C,
League of Women Voters Greeley-Weld County Agriculture Study Meeting. The study focus has been on the use of GMO's, antibiotics and hormones in the food grown and raised in Weld County

Luke Runyon, KUNC Ag reporter, Dr. Pat Byrne, CSU, and additional panelists from the beef and dairy industries have been asked to participate in this most important discussion. Karen Barton, UNC Geography professor and League member, is helping to sponsor the meeting. The public is invited and will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Thursday, November 12, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Centennial Library
2227 23rd Ave
Greeley. CO
Behavioral Health Meeting. Behavioral Health Meeting: General Informational meeting & consensus. Joanna Sinnwell, Business Development and Marketing Director, North Range Behavioral Health
Thursday, October 8, 2015
7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Plymouth Congregational Church
916 W Prospect Rd
Fort Collins
LWVCO Behavioral Health Update Consensus Meetings Focus: Access to Quality Behavioral Health Care.. Both meetings will contain the same subject matter. We are holding two meetings so members can choose which meeting fits their schedule. Please plan to participate at one of the meetings.

PRIOR TO THE MEETING, please review the Consensus Questions & Behavioral Health Task Force Report at

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Pathways Hospice,
305 Carpenter Rd,
Fort Collins
Consensus Meetings in re Behavioral Health. Greeley/Weld League Members, On Thursday, Oct. 1, the Larimer League will have a meeting about Behavioral Health and we are invited to join them. Some of us will be going over to Ft. Collins to this meeting at Pathways Hospice, 305 Carpenter Rd, Fort Collins. This will be a preamble to our Behavioral Health meeting in November when we will discuss the consensus questions for the behavioral health study. Please let me know if you want to join us at the Ft. Collins meeting. We will carpool. The Fall Greeley/Weld Voter contains information about the behavioral health study. Call me if you have questions. Kathleen Milligan 353-7992
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Panorama Room UNC "Access to Health Care in Rural America: An Historical Perspective on a Contemporary Issue. "Access to Health Care in Rural America: An Historical Perspective on a Contemporary IssueArlene Keeling, Prof of Nursing at University of VA.Not a LWV Greeley Weld County sponsored event.