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Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
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.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
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

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.

Saturday, May 16, 2015-Sunday, May 17, 2015
tba
Boulder, CO LWVCO Convention. more information to come.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10-1:30
Centennial Library Technology Training Session. League Members and Friends, Greeley/Weld League of Women Voters will have its 3rd and last Technology Training session, Saturday, May 30th at Centennial Library, 10 to Noon and then lunch wrap-up from noon to 1:30 pm at Egg and I, just down the road from the library on 23rd. We couldn't get a room at the library for our lunch wrap-up; so we'll just move to the Egg and I. All are welcome to join us, with or without previous experience in our first two sessions. You can bring a laptop or not and we'll have access to the computers in the Computer Lab at Centennial. Jeanne Lipman , Technology Teacher and trainer, will be there to answer and help with any questions about whatever you wish to hone your skills on. We've worked on pictures, email, Facebook, and data bases. It does not matter whether you are an Apple or PC user, new/basic or advanced. Let me know if you can join us! Kathleen Milligan 970-353-7992. Also, let us know what you would like to work on, if you know; then Jeanne can prepare. Thanks!
Friday, June 26, 2015-Saturday, June 27, 2015
noon Friday - noon Saturday
Frisco, CO Leadership Retreat for Colorado Leagues. New members are encouraged to attend. Your registration, meals and lodging will be paid by local League. More details to come.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
5-7pm
Chuck and Murphy Merrill's Backyard, 1729 15th Avenue, Greeley Membership Summer Get Together. Learn how League:

Educates rather than give soundbites Makes citizen advocating easy Is part of the change in our community, state and country since 1920.

Wine, beverages, and snacks provided. Donations and member dues are welcome. RSVP: Hazel Gibson, 352-4903, hrgibson55@msn.com or Murphy Merrill, 353-1245

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.
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Aims College Center AIMS Fall-In. LWV volunteers will provide students with information on registering to vote.
Friday, September 18, 2015
all day
Holiday Inn Select
Denver, CO
Membership/Leadership Development Meeting.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
 
Denver at the Capital League Day in Denver at the Capital. League Day in Denver at the Capital, more details to come. Registration is required which includes the noon meal.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Windsor Library
720 3rd Street
Windsor, CO
National Voter Registration Day. LWV volunteers will be available to assist with voter registration.
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
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 8, 2015
4:30 p.m.
Bonnie Funk's house,
1950 26th Ave. Ct.,
970-584-0895
Leadership Team Planning. Call 970-381-9020 for more info
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
Friday, December 4, 2015
5:00 p.m.
High Plains Library Adm. Bldg.
2650 W. 29th St. (West of Red Lobster).
League Holiday Party,. 5 pm....Hors d'oeuvres with wine and soft drinks "Soundscapes", a 45 minute acoustical presentation by Karen Barton,UNC Prof in Geography and member of League.

6 pm Twilight Dinner catered by Santeramos. It will include lasagna, salad and dessert.

Monday, January 25, 2016
9:00 a.m.-2 pm
Old Supreme Court Chambers,
Denver, CO
LWVCO Legislative Conference. Kathy Underwood, Hunger Free CO; Mizram Cordero and Laura Giocomo, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce; LWVCO Staff Lobbyist Chris Watson

To carpool, call 352-4903

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, March 10, 2016
4:30-6:30pm
235 N. 49TH Ave. Place Leadership Teams Meet.
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
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
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Farr Regional Library -
1939 61st Street, Greeley
Amendment #69 Sponsored by Colorado Cares- Yes. Additional materials and information about the Amendment #69 will be available at the meeting.
Thursday, June 16, 2016-Sunday, June 19, 2016
 
Washington D.C. LWVUS National Convention,.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
10:00 a.m -Noon
Conference Room at the Centennial Library - 2227 23rd Avenue. Greeley LWV Greeley/Weld Leadership Council meeting. All members are welcome to attend. Bring a snack or brown bag if you want.
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
Friday, July 29, 2016-Saturday, July 30, 2016
noon Friday to noon Saturday
Baymont Inn & Suites
Lake Dillon at
Frisco CO
Colorado Leadership Recharge.
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
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
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
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
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm
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, September 27, 2016
10:00am-1:00pm
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, September 27, 2016
12-1pm
Exchange Club +
Unified Title,
1275 58th Ave.
LWV GW Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
12-1pm
Exchange Club +
Unified Title,
1275 58th Ave.
LWV GW Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3-6pm
Clearview Library, Windsor, National Voter Registration Day. Presenters Hazel Gibson & Velma Simpson
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3-6pm
Clearview Library, Windsor, National Voter Registration Day. Presenters Hazel Gibson & Velma Simpson
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
10am-noon
Centennial Park Library, Conference Room LWV GW + Leadership Council Meeting.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
10am-noon
Centennial Park Library, Conference Room LWV GW + Leadership Council Meeting.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
2-3pm
Columbine Commons, Windsor, LWV GW +Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters:Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
2-3pm
Columbine Commons, Windsor, LWV GW +Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenters:Barb Whinery & Bonnie Funk
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
6:30-8:00pm
First Congregational Church, LWV GW + Ballot Issue Presentation. Preseenter: Kathleen Milligan & Janine Reid
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
6:30-8:00pm
First Congregational Church, LWV GW + Ballot Issue Presentation. Preseenter: Kathleen Milligan & Janine Reid
Thursday, October 13, 2016
11:45am-1:00pm
Cazadores Restaurant,
West Lake Shopping Center
WILPF + LWV GW Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenter Kathleen Milligan & others
Thursday, October 13, 2016
11:45am-1:00pm
Cazadores Restaurant,
West Lake Shopping Center
WILPF + LWV GW Ballot Issue Presentation. Presenter Kathleen Milligan & others
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:00.-7:30pm
Centennial Park Library LWV GW +Member Meeting. + .., , Panel + "Affordable Housing In Greeley/Weld", Panel - TBA
Thursday, October 20, 2016
6:00.-7:30pm
Centennial Park Library LWV GW +Member Meeting. + .., , Panel + "Affordable Housing In Greeley/Weld", Panel - TBA
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
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.
Monday, January 30, 2017
ALL DAY
State Capitol, Denver LWVCO Legislative Day. More info will be coming. Watch your email
Thursday, February 16, 2017
 
TBA MEMBERSHIP MEETING. Voting Patterns in Weld County. Weld Clerk and Recorder. More inf later
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