Making Democracy Work

Past

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:30 PM
Benton-Franklin Transit Center
1000 Columbia Park Trail
Richland, WA 99352
Business and Planning Meeting/Board Meeting. All members are welcome to attend.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
5:30 PM
Sandberg Event Center
331 S. 41st Avenue
West Richland, WA
Women's Equality Celebration. Senator Sharon Brown will be the guest speaker.

Members are invited to a picnic at 5:30 PM. Bring a dish or dessert to share (but come whether you bring food or not). We will provide tableware and beverages.

The public is welcome to come hear Senator Brown when she speaks at 6:30 PM. (Suggest the public arrive by 6:15.)

For questions, please contact Polly at 551-3818.

Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:30 PM
Benton-Franklin Transit Center
1000 Columbia Park Trail
Richland,WA 99352
Business and Planning Meeting/Board Meeting. All members welcome. Board will be planning August and September events.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
6:30 PM
Pasco Police Regional Training Center
204 W. Clark
Pasco, WA 99301
Pasco Candidates Forum. Two School Board positions candidates Two City Council positions candidates

Candidates will be given time to speak. The Moderator will then ask questions. Questions from the audience will be collected and asked, as time permits, of all candidates.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Monday, July 17, 2017
6:30 PM
Mid-Columbia Library
1620 S. Union Street
Kennewick, WA 99338
Kennewick Candidates Forum. Two City Council position candidates will be given time to speak. At that time, the Moderator will ask candidates questions. Questions from the audience will be collected and as time allows, all candidates will be asked audience questions.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
6:30 PM
HAPO Stage
John Dam Plaza
815 George Washington Way
Richland, WA 99354
Richland Candidates Forum. Four City Council positions' candidates will be given time to speak. All candidates will be asked questions by the Moderator. Questions from the audience will be collected and as time allows, asked of all candidates.

The public is encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
1:00P M
Marilyn's home
4512 W. Yellowstone
Kennewick, WA 99336
Business and Planning Meeting/Board Meeting. The Board will be working on upcoming events including Primary candidate forums, possible August picnic, possible Civic's classes at area High Schools. For questions, please call Polly at 509-551-3818.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
7:00 PM
Benton County PUD
2721 W. 10th Ave.
Kennewick, WA
History of Hanford. Assistant Director, Robert Franklin, will be presenting at the Tri-City Genealogical Society's monthly meeting. Come listen to an in depth talk on the history of the Hanford Site and what we as the Hanford History Project have been up to!

The TCGS will also have a selection of artifacts and archives on display for this event that is free and open to the public.

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10 AM
Polly's home
316 Northview Loop
West Richland, WA 99353
Table Talk. Native plant and bug show and tell!

Heather Wendt and Gretchen Graber will be our speakers. Heather works for the Conservation Districts and will speak on native plants and ones that can be grown in our own yards. Gretchen is a plant ecologist, former adjunct instructor at WSU who will speak about bad bugs and good bugs, including native pollinators.

We will also view two heritage gardens that are in the neighborhood, so wear your walking shoes and bring a water bottle if you would like. If drizzly that day, bring an umbrella.

We can ask questions about the status of wildlife habitat, preparing for climate change and any other points of interest.

A snack will be served at the end of the meeting.

This is a social event and is meant to be fun as well as informative.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
5:30 PM
Richland Public Library
955 Northgate Dr
Richland, WA
Care about Hanford Cleanup?. Come to a public meeting Hear about cleanup priorities and the money it takes to do it!

If you can't be there in person - register for the webinar and watch from your home: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist.../5936816715555319297 (Webinar ID: 691-628-659)

Friday, June 2, 2017-Sunday, June 4, 2017
1 PM -noon
Best Western Executive Suites
200 Taylor Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
LWVWA State Convention. Bi-Annual Meeting Register now! Registration as well as individual dinner tickets for Friday Welcome Dinner featuring Noah Purcell and Saturday Banquet Dinner featuring Sahar Fathi should be made through LWVWA.org

Everyone is Welcome! You do not need to be an official delegate of your Local League to attend the convention! You may attend all of the programming, the dinners, the social events and caucuses as an interested League Member, and if you have a great League prospect who is not yet a member, you can bring them, too.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:30 PM
All Saint's Episcopal Church
1322 Kimball Avenue
Richland, WA 99354
Annual Meeting. Potluck dinner, Annual Meeting Election of officers, approval of budget, Bylaw changes and program for coming League year.
Saturday, May 6, 2017
10 am
Janet's home New Member Orientation.