Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, August 3, 2017
1-2:30PM
23 Cleveland St.
Greenville, SC 29601
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to discuss final plans for the August 24th meeting. All LWV members are welcome. The meeting is in the building across the street from the Chamber of Commerce. The office entrance and parking is in the back of the building. Hope you can join us.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
6-7:30PM
1823 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC General Meeting. We are holding our first general League meeting of the new fiscal year at Augusta Road Baptist Church on Thursday, August 24 from 6 pm until 7:30 pm.

The address of the church is 1823 Augusta Street for anyone googling directions.

Parking is behind the church, but attendees should walk up the sidewalk to the SIDE ENTRANCE on Jones Avenue. We will meet in the fellowship hall which is below the sanctuary. 

There are stairs.  If anyone needs handicap access they can contact Susan Zeigler at 864-270-2319 and she will meet them at a different door.  

Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring a guest.

Saturday, August 26, 2017
All Day
  Women's Equality Day. Celebrate!
Sunday, September 17, 2017
All Day
  Constitution / Citizenship Day. Celebrate!
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
1-2:30PM
23 Cleveland St.
Greenville, SC 29601
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to review August general meeting and to make further plans for future meetings. All LWV members are welcome. The meeting is in the building across the street from the Chamber of Commerce. The office entrance and parking is in the back of the building. Hope you can join us.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
11am-1pm
Furman University Library
3300 Poinsett Hwy.
Greenville, SC 29613
National Voter Registration Day. Encourage everyone to get registered. "Here is an online link to register"

Register to Vote!
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
1pm- 3pm
Greenville Technical College
506 South Pleasantburg Dr.
Greenville, SC 29607
Voter Registration Drive. Encourage everyone to get registered. "Here is an online link to register"

Register to Vote!
Thursday, October 5, 2017
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Saturday, October 7, 2017
 
Greenville County Board of Voter Registration & Elections
Greenville County Square
301 University Ridge, Suite 1900
Greenville SC 29601-3668
(864) 467-7250
Last Day to Register to Vote. For the November 7th Elections.

Register, then Vote!
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:30-8PM
Hughes Main Library
25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601
Greenville City Candidate Forum. There are two contested races for Greenville City.

City Council At-Large:
Russell Stall, Democratic
John DeWorken, Republican

City Council District 02:
Lillian Brock Flemming, Democratic
Matt Cotner, Republican

We will have a moderator (Professor Brent Nelsen of Furman University Political Science and International Affairs Department) ask the candidates questions prepared by the League of Women Voters. The questions will not be distributed in advance. We will also gather questions from the audience and as time permits, we will use these questions. The candidates will be given three (3) minutes to introduce themselves to the audience. There will also be time (from 6:30-6:55) for people to meet the candidates and talk one on one.

Thursday, October 26, 2017
6-7:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC General Meeting on Education. We are holding our general League meeting on Education at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, October 26th from 6 pm until 7:30 pm. We are in room 209 A/B. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your right.

The address of the church is 2310 Augusta Street for anyone googling directions.

Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring a guest. You may RSVP here.

Bio of Steve Hairston:

Steve Hairston Public Policy & Advocacy Director  steve@pepgc.org * 864-233-4137

Steve is the Public Policy and Advocacy Director for Public Education Partners and brings 15 years of higher education leadership and secondary experience to PEP. He is responsible for advancing the PEP mission by leading and managing PEP's public policy and advocacy efforts. Steve will build the knowledge and capacity of PEP, PEP's Board of Directors, organizations and other stakeholders across the Greenville community. He will also provide information to interested community members and parents on public education issues and legislation to encourage others to become public school advocates.

Steve has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Hope College (MI) and a Master of Business Administration degree from Clemson University. Prior to joining PEP in January 2017, he spent 15 years in higher education administration as a member of the admission teams at Davidson College, The College of William & Mary, and the University of Richmond. Most recently Steve served as a college guidance counselor in the District of Columbia at the KIPP DC charter school system.

Steve and his wife Christen raise their two children in downtown Greenville, and in his spare time he loves creating culinary delights in the kitchen, training for upcoming running events, searching for vintage soul and hip-hop records, and spending time with extended family and friends.

Most Rewarding Aspect of Working with PEP:

Helping strengthen students' opportunities for higher education "Public Education Partners is helping students grow and strengthening their opportunities in schools. It is exciting to be a strong advocate for public school education and help students and families navigate the numerous paths towards higher education."

Monday, October 30, 2017
7-8:30PM
The Simpsonville City Park
Community Building
100 Park Dr.
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Simpsonville City Candidate Forum. There are three contested races for Simpsonville City.

City Council Ward 2:
Stephanie Kelley
Aaron Rupe

City Council Ward 4:
Sherry Roche
T Blake Whitaker

City Council Ward 6:
Lou Hutchings
Jason M Wilmoth

We will have Associate Professor Teresa Cosby, of Furman University with the Political Science and International Affairs Department, ask the candidates questions prepared by the League of Women Voters. The questions will not be distributed in advance. We will also gather questions from the audience and as time permits, we will use these questions. The candidates will be given three (3) minutes to introduce themselves to the audience. There will also be time (from 8-8:30) for people to meet the candidates and talk one on one.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7 AM - 7 PM
At your Voting Precinct Election Day. Remember to Vote!

Your Vote Counts!

City of Greenville General Election
City of Fountain Inn General Election
City of Greer General Election
City of Mauldin General Election
City of Simpsonville General Election
City of Travelers Rest General Election
Thursday, December 7, 2017
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Thursday, January 4, 2018
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
 
  SC General Assembly Recovenes.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
6-7:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC General Meeting on Redistricting. We are holding our general League meeting on Redistricting at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, January 25th from 6 pm until 7:30 pm. We are in room 211. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your right.

The address of the church is 2310 Augusta Street for anyone googling directions.

Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring a guest.

Saturday, January 27, 2018
 
Columbia, SC LEAD (Leadership Education & Advocacy Day). State meeting, all members are welcome.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
 
  LWV is 98 years old. Celebrate!

Votes for Women - 1911 Poster

Thursday, March 1, 2018-Saturday, March 31, 2018
 
  Women's History Month. Celebrate!
Thursday, March 1, 2018
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Sunday, March 11, 2018-Saturday, March 17, 2018
 
  Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week

Sunshine Week is brought to you by: the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Join ASNE and the Reporters Committee in the annual nationwide celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
12-1:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC General Meeting on Voter Access and the Election Process. We are holding our general League meeting on Voter Access and the Election Process at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Thursday, March 22nd from 12 pm until 1:30 pm. We are in room 211. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your right.

The address of the church is 2310 Augusta Street for anyone googling directions.

Everyone is welcome and feel free to bring a guest.

Friday, March 30, 2018
 
  Filing deadline for June Primary.
Thursday, April 5, 2018
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Friday, April 27, 2018
 
  State League Council.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
1-2:30PM
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2310 Augusta St.
Greenville, SC 29605
LWVGC Board Meeting. The Board will meet to make further plans for future meetings. We will meet in room 209C. Parking is on the side of the church (lots of parking) and enter the church thru the glass doors. Turn right down the hall and room is on your left.

All LWV members are welcome. Hope you can join us.

Saturday, May 5, 2018
 
  Registration Deadline to Vote in June Primary. Register, then Vote!
Thursday, May 10, 2018
 
  SC General Assembly Adjourns.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
12pm to 3pm
City Range Steakhouse Grill
615 Haywood Rd.
Greenville, SC 29607
LWVGC Annual Meeting. Details to follow.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
 
  Primary Elections. Time to Vote
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
  National League Convention in Chicago.