Events

New Member Orientation

New Member Orientation

new member orientationSaturday, April 1st
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Palm Beach State College, Lake Worth Campus

Center for Bachelor’s Programs(CPB 103)

To register: contact Darlene Kostrub, (561) 852-0496 or dkostrub@aol.com

Download the flyer.

 

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Request for Volunteers – Government Bee

Request for Volunteers - Government Bee

We have Exciting
Volunteer Opportunities
With the Palm Beach County School District

Annual History Day, February 20th – Judges Needed
Government Bee, April 6th – Mentors, Timekeepers, and More…

For more information contact Christene Campbell-Gabor
Chair, Civics Education LWVPBC
cgabor5@gmail.com or 561-271-4648

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Susan B. Anthony Lunch

Susan B. Anthony Lunch

LWVPBC had 3 tables at the National Organization of Women (NOW) to support our award winning members, Linda Geller-Schwartz & Les Rivkin. Many elected officials were here, too.

 

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Women’s March

Women's March

WOMEN’S MARCH–JANUARY 21, 2017

    On Saturday, January 21, 2017, millions of women and men gathered—in the streets of Palm Beach County, in major cities here in Florida, across our nation, and in countries around the world. The presence of concerned citizens was could not be ignored! Their voices were heard!
The Women’s March was a powerful, inspiring event. Read a few testimonials written by League participants and view a gallery of photos shared by a few of the many League members who attended the various event in various locations.
said, “I went to Miami (nothing could have stopped me) to show my support for women’s rights, civil rights, LBG rights, human rights, sensible gun laws and affordable health care for every American.”

Arlene Ustin, who attended the

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Hot Topic Luncheons 2017 Update

Hot Topic Luncheons 2017 Update

Luncheon Information:

Our popular monthly luncheons continue in 2017!

Rita Thrasher

Rita Thrasher

March 15 – Updates on Mental Health Issues in Palm Beach County
Speaker: Rita Thrasher, Chairman of PBC Action Alliance for Mental Health

Rita has emerged as an impassioned, bold and brave community leader with a “loud voice” in advocating and rallying for increased awareness, understanding, acceptance and education to assist agencies and schools in Palm Beach County in breaking the deafening silence that keeps those in need of help from asking for or pursuing it.
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Coming up:

April 19 – Annual Meeting Followed by Luncheon, Kevin Wagner, Speaker on Today’s Politics    Learn more…

Cost Increase:
We are happy to report that our luncheons will continue at the Atlantis Country Club which provides us …

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JANUARY FUND-RAISER – A GREAT SUCCESS!!

JANUARY FUND-RAISER - A GREAT SUCCESS!!

JANUARY FUND-RAISER – A GREAT SUCCESS!!

Navy blues and daffodil yellows greeted us at the Atlantis Country Club!  Raffle gifts, door prizes, and beautiful bouquets encircled the room and elicited the feeling of fun and celebration.

 

An Abundance of Prizes

Keeter Martinson and her team of dedicated workers offered a variety of raffle options that included beach chairs and cooler, a basket of white orchids, yummy chocolate treats, a foursome for golf and dinner, an assortment of books, and many other choices. Flower centerpieces graced the tables and the Atlantis staff provided delightful food and service.

Fashion Show
Chico’s provided a cruise fare fashion show with some of our League members and county political VIPs (School board member Karen Brill and Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher as

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January Meeting 2017

All-Member Meeting

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Plan to join other League members to learn about how the League reaches concensus on issues so that we can “swing into action” and participate in government decisions. We will also be discussing timely issues that are emerging on the political scene (redistricting, electoral college, imposing term limits on judges, etc.)

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place: Quaker Meeting House, 823 North A Street, Lake Worth, FL 33480
Speaker: Corinne Miller

You don’t want to miss this interesting presentation and dialogue. In fact, there will also be a fun game to play. No charge, no reservation necessary. Light refreshments will be available. See you there!

quaker-house-mapDriving directions: Take I-95 to 10th Avenue North exit. Drive east on 10th, turn right

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CRUISE INTO 2017

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Fashions by Chico’s – FEATURING LOCAL POLITICIANS AND DIGNITARIES

WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
WHERE: Atlantis Country Club, 190 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantis, FL
TIME: 11:00 a.m. 
(pick up tickets, view raffle prizes, sip a special drink of the day.
Please bring cash to purchase raffle tickets.)

COST: $45
RESERVE: Either by paying online or by sending a check to:

Estelle Friedman, 3820 S 55 Ave,
Greenacres, FL 33463.
Cut off date is Jan. 13.


Luncheon served with fashion show by Chico’s and awarding of prizes and raffle winners.

FOR TICKET INFORMATION CONTACT:
Keeter Martinson at 561-844-3713. Tickets also available from Board Members

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2016 Legislative Preview Report

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Legislative Preview – Nov 28, 2016

The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County, and 11 co-sponsoring organizations with members spanning all demographics,  hosted several members of our legislative delegation.  The event took place at the Duncan Theater of Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth. 150+ members of the public attended and questioned their legislators about the upcoming session.   Questions from the audience were varied and detailed, touching on voting rights, health care, education, civil rights, immigration, juvenile justice and the next year’s constitutional revision.  Legislators gave impassioned responses. Each legislator described his/her goals and priorities for the upcoming session, as well. Representative Joseph Abruzzo pleaded for teacher respect and adequate pay while Representative Emily Slosberg bemoaned the treatment of juveniles in the adult criminal justice

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Croquet & Lunch- Daytrippers

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CROQUET & LUNCH
DAYTRIPPERS

10:30 – 12:30 – Croquet
12:00 – 1:30 – Lunch
700 Florida Mango Rd., West Palm Beach
Bring your Family and Friends.

Pay online.

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