Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, May 1, 2017
5:30-7:00pm
Congregational Church, Centennial Room Annual Meeting--Potluck Supper.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
7pm
Northfield Community Center Movie Showing "Before the Flood". presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand.
Monday, May 8, 2017
9:30am-1pm
University Center
525 S. State St.
Chicago, IL 60605
League of Women Voters of Cook County Annual Meeting Luncheon. League of Women Voters of Cook County Annual Meeting Luncheon. Featuring Bridget Gainer, Cook County Commissioner, 10th District and Chair of the County's Land Bank and Pension Committee. 9:00 Registration - Coffee/Muffins - Silent Auction 10:00 Annual Business Meeting 11:30 Buffet Lunch 12:00 Speaker - Bridget Gainer

Cost $35 RSVP by Monday, May 1

For further information contact the LWVCC at 312-939-5935x27 or go to cook@lwvil.org

Thursday, May 11, 2017
7:30pm
Lily Holt Reid Chapel
Lake Forest College
555 N. Sheridan Rd.
Lake Forest, IL 60045
Money in Politics: An Evening with Trevor Potter. Money in Politics: Democracy and Governance in Today's America. Trevor Potter is the President, Campaign Legal Center, Former Chairman, Federal Election Commission, General Counsel, John McCain Campaign, Deputy General Counsel, George H. W. Bush Campaign and Super/Pac Advisor to Steven Colbert

Sponsored by the LWV-Lake Forest/Lake Bluff, the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy and Lake Forest College

Free and open to the public.

Friday, June 9, 2017-Sunday, June 11, 2017
 
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Airport
2930 S. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60018
League of Women Voters of Illinois State Convention.. Go to http://www.lwvil.org/convention-2017.html for details and registration.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
11:30am
Northfield Ethics, Law and Politics: the International Use of Force. The speaker is Karen Alter, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and Law at Northwestern University. A reception and lunch precede the speaker.

The cost per luncheon is $35 for one event or $60 for both luncheons and talks. As luncheon places are limited, those wishing to attend are strongly encouraged to reserve a place early by sending checks made payable to LWV-WNK to Joni Johnson, 888 Tower Road, Winnetka, 60091.

Thursday, July 27, 2017
11:30am
Winnetka The Current Balance of Power in the Middle East. Tom Mockaitis, Ph.D. Professor of Modern European and Military History at DePaul University. A reception and lunch precede the speaker.

The cost per luncheon is $35 for one event or $60 for both luncheons and talks. As luncheon places are limited, those wishing to attend are strongly encouraged to reserve a place early by sending checks made payable to LWV-WNK to Joni Johnson, 888 Tower Road, Winnetka, 60091.