League of Women Voters Elkhart County May 16th Luncheon meeting at IVY TECH

11 May

Primary Election Results for Elkhart County attached. Please bring items for Women’s Shelter to the May 16th meeting

League of Women Voters

May 16th LWVEC Luncheon 

11:30-1pm

Topic: Elkhart County Women’s Shelter

Speaker:  Mary Jo Sartorius, YWCA Director of Development Elkhart County

Assortment of sandwiches  and/or  Salads available for optional lunch- it would really help if you let me know you are eating so the right number can be ordered.  Price for either Salad or Sandwich / includes unlimited drinks and cookie is $7

Contact: Bev Wiemeri 574 206 0732 or  cell (text also) 574 849 0437  or just respond you are coming in the comments on this blog page- As web master-I am the only one who sees them

The League has spoken out against abuse of women for years- Please bring donations for the women in need- here is a list

Safe Haven Wish List – north central indiana

 

Watch for listing of future Debates for the Fall election.  Here is a list of the Primary election results.

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League of Women Voters Elkhart County May 16th Luncheon meeting at IVY TECH

2 May

May 16th LWVEC Luncheon 

11:30-1pm

Topic: Elkhart County Women’s Shelter

Speaker:  Mary Jo Sartorius, YWCA Director of Development Elkhart County

Assortment of sandwiches  and/or  Salads available for optional lunch- it would really help if you let me know you are eating so the right number can be ordered.  Price for either Salad or Sandwich / includes unlimited drinks and cookie is $7

Contact: Bev Wiemeri 574 206 0732 or  cell (text also) 574 849 0437  or just respond you are coming in the comments on this blog page- As web master-I am the only one who sees them

The League has spoken out against abuse of women for years- Please bring donations for the women in need- here is a list

Safe Haven Wish List – north central indiana

 

Watch for listing of future Debates for the Fall election.  Here is a list of the Primary election results.

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Voting Travel board workers needed $8 per hour

19 Apr

absentee-by-traveling-board

 

 

workers for the traveling board get paid $8 per hour plus $0.40 per mile.  contact chad@alumni.iu.edu .

League of Women Voters Elkhart County May 16th Luncheon meeting at IVY TECH

16 Apr

May 16th LWVEC Luncheon 

11:30-1pm

Topic: Elkhart County Women’s Shelter

Speaker:  Mary Jo Sartorius, YWCA Director of Development Elkhart County

Assortment of sandwiches  and/or  Salads available for optional lunch- it would really help if you let me know you are eating so the right number can be ordered.

Contact: Bev Wiemeri 574 206 0732 or  cell (text also) 574 849 0437  or just respond you are coming in the comments on this blog page- As web master-I am the only one who sees them

The League has spoken out against abuse of women for years- Please bring donations for the women in need- here is a list

Safe Haven Wish List – north central indiana

 

 Thank you for attending the March and April Debates. We hope they helped differentiate the candidates. It is so important  to vote in the May primary-click to see a full list of candidates.  

                                      Elkhart County Clerk – List of Candidates 

 

 

 

Reminder: Elkhart County Prosecutor Debate tonight, April 11th 6:30-8pm IU Elkhart Campus

11 Apr

The 2nd congressional District Debate at the Lerner had a fantastic turn out.  Click here for a video of the event that was televised on ABC affiliate.

https://www.abc57.com/news/video-candidates-for-2nd-congressional-district-participate-in-debate

Tonight we will have our last primary sponsored debate for the Republican County Prosecutor Candidates.  One of these Candidates- Vicki Becker or Marty McCloskey – will stand in the November election for County Prosecutor, so please attend and learn more about them.

Notice: The Democratic 2nd Congressional district primary debate April 10th has been moved to the Lerner

4 Apr

THE 2nd CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY DEBATE WILL NOW TAKE PLACE AT THE LERNER THEATER

410 SOUTH MAIN,  ELKHART

APRIL 10th  6:30 pm to 8pm

 

                                          Pat Hackett       Mel Hall           Yatish Joshi

The South bend debate had 450 people attend, so we want to make sure Elkhart County citizens have the same opportunity to find out the views of the candidates.  We hope you can attend.  There are many important issues that will be discussed,

SPONSORED BY THE ELKHART COUNTY LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS AND THE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY PROJECT AT IU SOUTH BEND.

The Republican Primary  Prosecutor Candidate debate will still be held at the IUSB ELkhart Center ( room 220-221) on April 11th     6:30-8 pm

Primary Candidate Debate Dates and times

19 Mar

ELKHART CANDIDATE DEBATES POSTER – ADP.LWV – Primary Election 2018

LWVEC March 15th Meeting – 5:30-7pm IVY TECH/ County Sheriff debate March 21 6:30-8pm IUSB Elkhart

6 Mar

Reminder League members and guest:  March and April will be an excellent time to gather information on Primary Election topics and candidates.

Tony Flora from the AFL-CIO will be our speaker for the League March evening meeting. Hear Organized Labor’s views on Immigration Reform

Tony Flora

Thursday March 15th   5:30-7pm  IVY TECH CR 18 Goshen

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

snacks will be provided. no reservations required, but would be appreciated, call Angela Davis 574 322 0403

 

Elkhart County Sheriff Debate

Wednesday March 21  6:30-8pm IUSB Elkhart Campus  rm 201

Join us to hear Investigator Fred Mock, Captain John Perry, and Captain Jeff Siegel respond to a series of questions about their experience, priorities, policy positions, and plans for the Elkhart County Sheriff Department. The three men will participate in a candidate debate at IU South Bend’s Elkhart Center, and YOU are invited!

Bring your neighbors and friends! Stay for a brief reception with the candidates following the debate. Per sponsor rules, we ask you to refrain from wearing partisan or campaign-specific clothing or accessories to this televised debate. Candidate literature will be available at the reception following the debate.

This event is sponsored by the American Democracy Project of IU South Bend and the League of Women Voters of the Elkhart County, with additional volunteer support from the Political Science Club of IU South Bend. It will be broadcast by our official media partner ABC57. Other local media outlets are welcome — and encouraged — to tap into the feed, cover the event, and interview the candidates.

March 15th League meeting on the Impact of the DACA repeal

1 Mar

League of Women Voters of Elkhart County March Meeting

Thursday March 15th 5:30-7pm

Impact of the DACA repeal

Elkhart IVY TECH COMMUNITY CENTER 22531 C.R. 18 Goshen

Presented by Tony Flora:  President of the North Central Indiana AFL-CIO. Find out how the  DACA repeal will impact

 the economy, society and families .

Snacks will be provided by the League, reservations are appreciated

Call ANGIE  574 322 0403  ( reservation responses on line will not be collected this month)

Public welcome

related articles:

Dreamers, supporters rally at Elkhart County Courthouse | News | rushvillerepublican.com Ending DACA could cost economy up to $200 billion, CATO expert says How the decision to end DACA affects Dreamers – CBS News Study: The Impact of DACA Program Repeal on Jobs – Stand With Dreamers

Ending DACA could cost economy up to $200 billion, CATO expert says How the decision to end DACA affects Dreamers – CBS News

How the decision to end DACA affects Dreamers – CBS News

Study: The Impact of DACA Program Repeal on Jobs – Stand With Dreamers

http://www.abc57.com/news/daca

https://usat.ly/2xSjjBl

 

Reminder Feb 15th 5:30 to 7pm LWVEC meeting on Gerrymandering

11 Feb

How can Gerrymandering steal your vote? Why does the League want new redistricting laws?

What you need to get your new voter ID – why does it discriminate against poor people and women?

Drop in and check us out after work                          League of Women Voters of Elkhart County

Speaker Lisa Plencner, past State LWV President

February 15th  5:30 – 7pm

IVY TECH ELKHART COMMUNITY ROOM

22531 C.R. 18 ( Hively)

  open to the public- you do not need to be a League member to attend .  Free snacks will be provided. This is a casual meeting, you can leave at any time. We hope to answer all your questions. For additional information  264-7281

 

 

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