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Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
10:00am-noon
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
10:00am-noon
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
4-6:00pm
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
9:30-11:30pm
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
11:30am-1:30pm
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
6-8:00pm
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: https://www.facebook.com/events/336367576771135??ti=ia

Registration is free at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unc-gubernatorial-debate-tickets-43964591276

Thursday, March 22, 2018
6-7:30pm
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
6-7:30pm
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
5:30-7:30pm
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, janinereid@comcast.net 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
6:00-7:30pm
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
6:30-8pm
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
6:00-7:00pm
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
7:00pm
Farr Library Meeting Room,
1939 61st Ave,
Greeley.
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
10am-Noon
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 Lmthomas69@hotmail.com. 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
10-4pm
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
9am-noon
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
6:30-8:00pm
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
Friday, December 2, 2016
6-8pm
High Plains Adm. Bldg., 2680 W. 29th Street LWVGREELEY-WELD CHRISTMAS PARTY. Come, enjoy great food and conversation!!! Pizza, Lasagna, Salad, Beverages/Brews and Dessert! Celebrate with League members, Friends, Children Friday, December 2, 2016 High Plains Adm. Bldg., 2680 W. 29th Street 6:00 - 8:00 pm RSVP: Hazel, hrgibson55@msn.com Donations welcome.
Thursday, November 17, 2016
7-8:30p.m.
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
6:00.-7:30pm
Centennial Park Library LWV GW +Member Meeting. + .., , Panel + "Affordable Housing In Greeley/Weld", Panel - TBA
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
2-3pm
Columbine Commons, Windsor, LWV GW +Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters:Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Monday, September 26, 2016
6-7:30pm
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
Monday, September 26, 2016
10am-1pm
AIMS Community College
Student Center
Voter Registration & LWVCO Ballot Issues. LWV volunteers will be available to help students register to vote and answer questions about ballot issues
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m
Farr Regional Library -
1939 61st Street
Greeley
LWV Greeley/Weld Amendment #69 - Single-Payer Healthcare for Colorado - Pro/Con Forum. Panel: T.R. Reid -- ColoradoCare Morgan Hartley -- Coloradoans for Coloradoans
Thursday, June 2, 2016
6-7:30
Centennial Library LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF GREELEY/WELD COUNTY ANNUAL MEETING + Part II. Call the Meeting to Order Barb Whinery

Introductions

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
10:30am
Centennial Library
Greeley CO
LWV Annual Meeting. Lunch - BBQ or Salad - $12 donation

RSVP by Thursday, April 21, 2016- Barbara Whinery blwhinery@comcast.net 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

Election
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 http://www.lwvcolorado.org/studies.html

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
Sunday, July 19, 2015
5-7pm
Sanborn Park Pavilion, Greeley League of Women Voters Covered Dish Summer Picnic. League of Women Voters Covered Dish Summer Picnic with Elected Officials as our guests RSVP: Hazel Gibson, 352-4903 Bring a dish to share. Drinks and tableware will be provided.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
9-noon
Spruce A, UNC Student Center. League Annual Meeting. Call Kathleen to reserve a spot 353-7992 or kemilligan08@comcast.net OR Hazel Gibson 970-352-4903 or email, hrgibson55@msn.com

$12 Breakfast is payable at the door.

Steve Mazurana, Ret. UNC Social Studies Prof speaking on "Fair, Free and Accessible" Elections." will be our speaker.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
7pm
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.