Events

Dr. Irving Labovitz, J.D.

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Fundraiser -“All That Jazz”

Sunday, October 29, 2017 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantis Blvd, Lake Worth, FL 33462

Featuring “Copeland Davis Jazz”
Contact persons: Keeter Martinson, keetnpb@aol.com and Debra Chandler, dachandler55@gmail.com

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Special Meeting : Why Courts Matter -You be the Judge, Reproductive Rights

Special Meeting : Why Courts Matter -You be the Judge, Reproductive Rights

Why Courts Matter - Reproductive Rights Register HERE.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444, USA

Speakers: Dr. Linda Geller-Schwartz and Marci Elordi
Contact person: Nancy Cohen, nancyecohen1@icloud.com
Note-this is an interactive workshop
A LIGHT SUPPER WILL BE SERVED FOR $10.00 – Register HERE.

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June Hot Topics Luncheon

June Hot Topics Luncheon

June 21, 2017   

11:00 am is the time to register and chat with friends.
11:30 am- Lunch is served
1:00 pm- Meeting is concluded.

Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida

RICHARD ROCHE, DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES FOR THE HEALTH CARE DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

Rick Roche
Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator

Featuring Rick Roche

To attend the luncheon you should reserve online or call Estelle at 561-968-4123

Rick Roche is the Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s Chief Administrative Officer and Hospital Administrator for Lakeside Medical Center. Rick is in his fifth year at the Health Care District, and has more than 25 years of experience in healthcare operations.

Prior to joining the Health Care District, Rick served as Vice President for Human Resources and Support Services at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, Ga. Prior to that, he was the …

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Annual Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting

LWVPBC ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

April 19, 2017   

9:00 a.m. Registration

9:30 -11:00 a.m. Business Meeting

Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida

The agenda will include:

  • Committee Reports
  • Financial Reports
  • Proposed Bylaw Amendments
  • Proposed Budget
  • Elections to the Board of Directors

Kevin WagnerFollowing the business meeting there will be a Hot Topic Luncheon featuring Professor Kevin Wagner, Ph.D. speaking on “Today’s  Politics.”

To attend the luncheon you should reserve online or call Estelle at 561-968-4123

 

Next Month:

May 17 – Deirdre McNab speaking on ‘Solar for Florida’

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May Hot Topics Luncheon

hot topics

May 17, 2017   

11:00 am is the time to register and chat with friends.
11:30 am- Lunch is served
1:00 pm- Meeting is concluded.

Atlantis Country Club, Atlantis, Florida

Featuring Deirdre McNab speaking on “Solar for Florida.”

To attend the luncheon you should reserve online or call Estelle at 561-968-4123

Next Month:

June 21 – Darcy J. Davis speaking on Healthcare

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New Member Orientation

51 new members and prospects attended Orientation on April 1 at Palm Beach State College to learn about the programs and advocacy opportunities that abound in League. The attendees went away prepared to become involved and engaged in issues and action avenues. Enthusiasm and passion for good government were palpable in the air as all learned together.

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Florida Legislative Session

Florida Legislative Session

Attention LEAGUE WARRIORS!

We are heading into the 60-day Florida Legislative Session, March 7-May 5, 2017.
Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown, 316 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

Sponsor: LWVF

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ART ACTS OUT: Women in Today’s Art World

ART ACTS OUT: Women in Today’s Art World

The Norton Museum of Art has extended an invitation to our League of Women Voters community to attend their

ART ACTS OUT: Women in Today’s Art World

Sunday, March 19, Noon to 4 PM.

This Community Day of Action will promote gender equality and is being held in celebration of the sixth year of the Norton’s RAW (Recognition of Art by Women) exhibition series.

The day begins with a Mini Makers Fair led by South Florida art organizations: ATB Fine Artists & Designers (West Palm Beach), Girls’ Club (Fort Lauderdale), IS Projects (Fort Lauderdale), and Turn-Based Press (Miami). We will design our personal calls to action with the help of these innovative artists! Noon-2 PM.

You can also pop into the galleries to hear 15-minute Spotlight talks on …

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You Be the Judge Event

You Be the Judge Event

You Be the Judge

On February 21, members of the League, NCJW, ACLU, and Palm Beach County citizens gathered at Compass Community Center to experience what it means to be a judge, to deliberate on a religious freedom case, and to learn why it is so important to have good judges on the federal bench.

Deb Chandler explained the structure of Federal Courts and the facts of a case which centered on religious freedom. Attendees then broke into small groups, or “judicial benches,” to consider the case. After the findings of each “bench” was presented, Deb revealed the actual decisions of both the District and the Appeal courts. (Yes, the District Court’s decision was overturned!)

Caroline Ostro of NCJWs National office in Washington explained the critical importance of …

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