UPCOMING EVENTS

08 May 2015 7:00 PM • Sanborn House, 15 High Street, Winchester

ABOUT THE LWVW


The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

The League of Women Voters has been steadily active through the years since its founding - always focused on voter services. Working on local, state and national issues, the local League had made its mark through study groups, consensus votes, local forums and debates.

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CIVIC LEADERSHIP AWARD CELEBRATES CAREN CONNELLY


The Winchester League of Women Voters is dedicated to recognizing the importance of a strong civil society in the functioning of our participatory democracy.   Therefore, this year we are pleased to honor Caren Connelly, Executive Director of WFEE, with our Civic Leadership Award for her years of commitment to the Winchester Public Schools.

Please join us on Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Sanborn House, 15 High Street, Winchester, from 7PM to 9PM.

Wine and light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP to jeanherbert@comcast.net by May 1, 2015.





MARCH IS WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH


VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND WOMEN
IN EDUCATION:

Professor Dyan Mazura of the Fletcher School and Morgan Trevett, senior at Winchester High School, shared their personal experiences with the problems faced by women and girls in war zones and countries that discriminate.

The program was co-sponsered by the Winchester Multi-Cultural Network and held on March 19th.

If you missed the program, you can see it on WinCam.


DAY ON THE HILL IS APRIL 28th

Each year, LWV members from around the state join together to discuss upcoming legislation and advocacy. The keynote speaker this year is the newly elected president of the Massachusetts State Senate, Stanley Rosenberg.The LWVMA specialists prepare in advance a packet of materials for members to use to encourage legislators to take action on selected legislation. Registration begins at 9:30AM and the program begins at 10:00 AM.  If you are interested in attending, please e-mail marilynmullane@me.com no later than April 15th.  She will register Winchester League members as a group.We will take the train or carpool.  If there is interest, she will try to arrange lunch with our new State representative, Michael Day.

Please note that there is no charge to attend Day on the Hill.

HAVE A QUESTION?

If you have any questions or comments about the League of Women Voters of Winchester or you just want to get in touch, please email our spokeswoman, Jo-Ann Michalak!


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TOWN CENTER INITIATIVE

Spring Town Meeting will decide the future of Winchester Town Center when it votes on the Town Business Center Business Rezoning warrant. How do you want your Town Meeting member to vote? How will it impact the future of the Town?

Learn about the issues at HOT TOPIC: The Future of Winchester Town Center on April 9th at 7 PM at the Sanborn House. After a presentation about the warrant by Town Planner Brian Szekely, representatives of the Design Review Committee, Historical Commission, Housing Partnership, and Chamber of Commerce will comment on the warrant and share their vision for the future of the Center.

Here's Winchester!

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P.O. Box 1033
Winchester, Massachusetts 01890

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