Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
5:30-7:30pm
Koi
115 Pelham Rd.
Suite #15
Greenville, SC 29615
LWVGC Meet and Greet. Join us for a social gathering on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30pm at Koi restaurant.  Koi is at 115 Pelham Rd. Suite # 15, Greenville 29615. 

Hors d'oeurves / Appetizers will be provided and it will be a cash bar.    Existing and new members are encouraged to attend.  Come, meet other League members and enjoy a pleasant evening.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
6:30-8:00pm
Hughes Main Library
25 Heritage Green Pl.
Greenville, SC 29601
Why don't more people run for political office?. The Greenville County  League of Women Voters will present a voter education program "Why don't more people run for political office?"  to be held Thursday  April 20th  at 6:30 pm at the Main Library downtown Greenville. Speakers are Representative Chandra Dillard and Water Commissioner Deb Sofield (women in politics), the Progressive Network (redistricting) and the League of Women Voters (money in politics).  This event is free and open to the public.

We will have tables set up for "action": draft legislation for an independent commission to draw district lines, voter registration,  draft ethics legislation on dark money, how to be a "rapid advocacy responder " and finally a place for each participate to answer the question," Why don't you run for political office"?  We will report out the results at the end of the program.  Contact: kempeka@yahoo.com  or lwvgreenvilleco@gmail.com  for questions.

Saturday, May 20, 2017
noon - 3:00pm
City Range
615 Haywood Rd.
Greenville, SC 29607
LWVGC Annual Meeting. We will be holding our Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from noon to 3PM at the City Range restaurant on Haywood Rd., Greenville.  We will start with a nice lunch, then we will have a great speaker, Bakari Sellers, and then a short year in review league meeting. 

Former SC Representative Bakari Sellers, Attorney currently is with the Strom Law Firm in Columbia, SC.
 

Lunch: 3 choices of entrées
Salmon Mojito, Open Faced Beef Sandwich, and Teriyaki Chicken

Guests are welcome

Cost $20.00 per person, make check to LWVGC and send to Don Earl, 1320 N. Parker Rd, Greenville, SC 29609 by May 13th

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
JEAN WOOD @ 864-236-9068 OR LWVGREENVILLECO@GMAIL.COM

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
6pm
Stax Omega
72 Orchard Park Dr.
Greenville, SC 29615
LWVGC Board Meeting. This is a joint Board meeting of the existing Board members and the new Board members for 2017-2018. Dinner is Dutch Treat. Social (Get to know each other) and some business meeting. All LWV members are welcome.