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Why Courts Matter: Weakening the Courts

Ellen Freidin will speak at our May 6th Brunch, 1:00 pm.

  Third Branch? How politicians are systematically trying to weaken the courts and what we can do about it.

Ellen Freidin, driving force behind Florida’s Fair District amendments and past chair of 11th Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee, will discuss Federal court judicial qualifications.

Atlantis Country Clubregister-here
190 Atlantis Boulevard
Lake Worth, FL

$35 if register by April 26, $40 thereafter.

Click here to Register online or call Estelle Friedman 561.968.4123

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Lawyers, judges, legislators, and the public are deeply concerned with the quality of candidates being nominated to the federal courts by this administration. This is raising difficult questions about what it means to have an independent judiciary and the importance of judicial integrity to the vital …

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Education In Palm Beach Country Issues and Ideas

A live feed of an education discussion with board members, education board members, advocates and more! Watch here:

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All That Jazz and More

ALL THAT JAZZ & More…
LWV Palm Beach County Annual Fundraiser

By Marsha Vinson

Thought I’d give it a try


So I joined for a year
Now it’s 75 years after
I’m still a member of the LeagueOnce you join up
You learn ‘bout things
That matter the most
To our democracy
(to the melody Don’t Get Around Much Anymore)

 

 

Copeland Davis, award-winning jazz pianist pictured above, accompanied our League’s 100+ attendees (and serenaders) in honoring Peg Ekberg (75 year member) and Joan Karp (50 year member).

 

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Regional Meetings

REGIONAL MEETINGS COMING TO YOUR HOME TOWN

 

In our continuing commitment to offer convenient ways to access information on important issues, the LWVPBC is cosponsoring a series of meetings with the municipalities in Palm Beach County. These meetings will be free of charge and open to members and the public. They will offer a variety of subjects such as:

         Charter Schools: What Is and What Ought to Be

         Electoral College and National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

         Engaging Young Voters

        Healthcare in America – What You Should Know

         Florida Voting Rights Restoration Constitutional Amendment

         Gun Safety in Florida: Laws, Issues, and Challenges

         Your Florida Government, Your County Government

 

The first of these offerings will be with Boynton Beach.

Wednesday, November 8, 1:30 PM

Boynton Beach City Library,

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Copeland Davis – Bio

All That Jazz Fundraising Luncheon

Featured performer at the Fundraising Luncheon-

All That Jazz

 

As a child of seven, Copeland’s fascination with music began while watching a pianist on TV. He blocked out everything that was going on except that pianist. He remembers thinking that “if someone could only show me, I could learn to do that.” Thus began his education with the piano. This also set in motion his roots in gospel, which he achieved
from playing in church for thirteen years. This would eventually tie together with classical training to create his unique style as a jazz innovator. His ultimate influence would become Beethoven, who used the piano as an instrument to imitate the complete orchestra. Although Copeland’s formal education became complete with a degree from Florida Atlantic University, he …

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Invitation to Picnic

American Muslim Alliance of Florida Picnic

The American Muslim Alliance of Florida invites all LWVPBC members to be their guests

at the “Family Reunion & Picnic

October 29, 2017

11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

John Prince Park, Center Drive Pavilion – 4579 South Congress Avenue – Lake Worth

FREE food and FREE flu shots will be provided.

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Solar Co-op Project

environmental-issues

Florida Solar United NeighborhoodsBy Diane Marks

PALM BEACH COUNTY READY TO KICK OFF

Palm Beach will be the 15th  Solar Co-Op in Florida.  The League of Women Voters in Florida is organizing these Solar Co-Ops.  Solar Co-Ops have been formed in 10 counties (some counties having several) of Florida.

Florida Solar United Neighborhoods (FLSUN) is a non-profit that educates Floridians about the benefits of solar energy and helps organize group solar installations – solar cooperatives.  FLSUN makes solar easy, understandable and affordable by holding public information sessions. Here is how the FLSUN Solar Cooperative works:

  • Homeowners form a buyers’ cooperative
  • The co-op bundles the group’s buying power
  • Members use a free-market approach in a competitive bidding process to select one installer and secure significant discounts for rooftop solar systems because of
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Dr. Irving Labovitz, J.D.

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Fund Raising Luncheon – ALL THAT JAZZ

All That Jazz Fundraising Luncheon

Click HERE to register online

OR call Estelle Friedman at 561-968-4123 

 

Fundraiser -“All That Jazz”

Featuring “Copeland Davis Jazz

Our Palm Beach County League will host its annual fund raising luncheon at 1:00 p.m. at the Atlantis Country Club on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Entertainment will be provided by jazz pianist Copeland Davis who earned an standing ovation when he made his debut on the Tonight Show, hosted an Emmy Award-winning special on PBS and was inducted into the International Who’s Who of Music and the Las Vegas Entertainers Hall of Fame in 2014. Tickets are $45 per person. The luncheon promises great conversation, good food, and a selection of luxury gift baskets which will be raffled off at the event. Reserve your …

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