Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
11:45 am
Primo Restaurant, 2605 Jackson St., Oshkosh Food for Thought Lunch. Topic: Urban Tree Canopy. Speaker: Kimberly Miller, Forest Specialist with the DNR and UW extension. Public welcome, no reservation needed. Program begins about 12:10.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
11:30-4 pm
Opera House Square, Oshkosh Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary. Free Event featuring speakers who will bring the civil rights events of 1964 to life. Bring your own chairs. In the case of severe weather, the event will be cancelled. Co-sponsored by ESTHER, Citizens for a Strong Oshkosh, LWV Winnebago County.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Oshkosh Country Club, 11 W. Ripple Road LWV Soapbox Series Fundraiser. Speaker will be Charles Franklin, Professor of Law and Public Policy and Director of the Marquette Law School Poll. "The Wisconsin Political Landscape in 2014". Call 231-4770 or email president@lwvwinnebago.org for tickets. Click here for ticket form Franklin Invitation
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
7:00 pm
Menasha Public Libary "Move to Amend" Referendum Presentation. Find out about the referendum that will appear on many ballots across Wisconsin this November asking for your opinion on whether or not corporations should have the same rights as individuals regarding contributions to political campaigns.

Jim Bowman of the Move to Amend organization will explain the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court's Citizens United decision on our election process.

This event is sponsored by the Menasha Library, the League of Women Voters of Winnebago County, and Move to Amend. For more information, call Vicki Lenz, 920-967-3661, lenz@menashalibrary.org.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
 
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Madison, WI LWV-WI Issues Briefing.. More information coming soon.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
7:00 pm
Oshkosh City Hall, 215 Church Ave. Oshkosh Candidates Forum. Invited: State Assembly District 54 Candidates: Gordon Hintz and Mark Elliott.

Invited: 6th Congressional District Candidates: Mark Harris, Glenn Grothman, Gus Fahrendorf

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
11:45 am
Primo Restaurant, 2605 Jackson Food for Thought Lunch. Topic: Oshkosh Area School District Strategic Plan Assessment. Speakers: Stan Mack, Julie Moser & Kim Brown.Public welcome, no reservation needed. Program begins about 12:10.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:30 pm
Neenah City Hall, 211 Walnut St. Candidates Forum. 55th Assembly District. Candidates are Mark Westphal (D) and Mark Rohrkaste (R). Audience questions welcome. The program is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Winnebago County. Voters are reminded that their Assembly District may have changed in the 2011 Redistricting. To find a sample ballot which will list their assembly district and candidates, voters can go to: https://myvote.wi.gov
Thursday, October 23, 2014
6:30 pm
UW Fox Valley, James Perry Hall Candidates Forum. State Senate Dist. 19. Candidates are Penny Bernard Schaber (D) and Roger Roth (R).
Monday, October 27, 2014
6:30 pm
Menasha Library, 440 First St. Candidates Forum. Assembly Dist. 57. Candidates are Amanda Stuck (D) and Chris Klein (R)