Making Democracy Work

Past - 2018-2019

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, March 28, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931


Phone: (906) 482-4570
Democracy Town Hall. Learn about Michigans new Redistricting Commission and discuss other reform issues. More info@vnp.vote. Sponsored by VotersNotPoliticians nonpartisan nonprofit
Saturday, March 23, 2019
1:00pm
Portage Lake District Library "Sister Suffragettes Project".
Thursday, March 21, 2019
7:00 pm
Barry Fink
2083 Royalwood Dr.
Houghton, MI 49931-9014
New Member Unit Meeting.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931


Phone: (906) 482-4570
Presentation on the Open Meetings Act.
Saturday, March 9, 2019
1:00 pm
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931


Phone: (906) 482-4570
Planning Meeting for 100th Saturday of Women's Suffrage.
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
5:00pm
Kangas Cafe
200 Michigan St #313
Hancock, MI 49930
Annual Planning Meeting. Planning Meeting. Our January Planning Meeting will be a dinner meeting, to be held Tuesday, January 29th at 5pm at the Kangas Cafe in the Jutila Center (the old Hospital) in room 311, Hancock.

In preparation for our local Annual Meeting in April, any ideas for local programs or speakers should be brought up at this time.

Please RSVP by Friday, January 25th to Mary Marchaterre, mmmarcha@mtu.edu or 483-2291 with your menu entree choice of: Cheesy Meatloaf or Veggie Lasagna. The cost is $18.00 for the meal, which includes: Salad, Roll, Dressings, Dessert, and Beverages: Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, and Gratuity. Unfortunately, "No shows" will still be expected to pay for their dinner and will be billed by the LWVCC, as we will be committed to covering the number we have reserved.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
5:00pm
La Cantina
101 E Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
6:00 - 7:30pm
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931

(906) 482-4570
Constitutional Convention Movement Poses Threat by Liz Hakola.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
  NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION.
Saturday, November 3, 2018
 
  November general election absentee ballot requests must be received by 2 p.m.
Monday, October 22, 2018
6:30pm
Portage Lake District Library
58 Huron St
Houghton, MI 49931

(906) 482-4570
Ballot Proposals Presentation by Leah Bectel.
Friday, October 19, 2018
6:00 pm
Hancock Middle School Auditorium
501 Campus Dr
Hancock, MI 49930
State and Local Candidates Forum.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Voter Guide published by Daily Mining Gazette
  Voter Guide published by Daily Mining Gazette.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
 
  Last day to register for November general election.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Monday, September 17, 2018
10am - 4pm
MTU campus by Hamar House and Walker Building Voter Registration at Michigan Technological University.
Monday, September 17, 2018
 
  Constitution Day.
Saturday, September 8, 2018
5:00pm
Calumet Colosseum
110 Red Jacket Rd.
Calumet, MI 49913


Phone: (906) 337-2507
LWVCC Featured Organization at Keweenaw Roller Girls Solar System Smackdown Mixer..
On September 8 at 5pm at the Calumet Coliseum the League of Women Voters of the Copper Country will be the featured guest organization at the Annual Solar System Smackdown and receive the proceeds from the 50/50 raffle. The Keweenaw Roller Girls (KRG) is a flat track roller derby league based out of Hancock, MI that formed in September of 2012 for women over the age of 18. The league accepts those who are willing to work hard and have fun regardless of shape, size, orientation,and level of athleticism. Please join us for some high energy fun with the Roller Girls.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
 
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
College Avenue
Houghton, MI
MTU Afternoon on the Town.
An Afternoon on the Town is a Michigan Tech event that invites local businesses/services to welcome our students and show them what they have to offer. Starting on campus, down College Avenue, and throughout the downtown Houghton area there will be music, refreshments, giveaways, and prizes for student participants.
Sponsored by: Student Activities, Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success, and Housing & Residential Life.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
 
  National Women's Equality Day..
By a joint resolution of Congress on August 26, 1971, the first Women's Equality Day was Celebrated. Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) sponsored the resolution, and every year since, each president declares this day as Women's Equality Day commemorating the certification of the 19th Amendment to The United States Constitution.
Thursday, August 23, 2018-Sunday, August 26, 2018
Houghton County Fair Booth
1500 Birch Street
Hancock, Michigan 49930
LWV Booth at Houghton County Fair.
We will be located in the arena. Stop by for some information.

Thursday: 2pm - 10pm
Friday : 11am - 10pm
Saturday: 11am - 10pm
Sunday : 11am - 5pm

Saturday, August 18, 2018
 
  98th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 19th Amendment.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
4:00PM
Mary Marchaterre
1216 E Lakeshore Dr
Houghton, MI 49931

906-483-2291
Summer Board Meeting - potluck.
This meeting is open to the public. Bring something to pass around.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
 
  August Primary.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
 
  August primary absentee ballot requests must be received by 2 p.m..
Monday, July 9, 2018
 
  Last day to register for August Primary.
Thursday, June 28, 2018-Sunday, July 1, 2018
 
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL
League of Women Voters' 53rd National Convention 2018. Creating a more perfect democracy

http://forum.lwv.org/category/member-resources/council-and-convention/convention-2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018-Sunday, June 17, 2018
 
  Bridgefest.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.
Saturday, April 14, 2018
11:15am
Ramada Inn Annual Meeting - Speaker is Sarah Green.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
11:30am - 12:30am
Michigan Tech Husky Dog
on campus near Library

rain location Fisher Hall
Equal Pay Day Event at MTU.
Wear red to show support!
Thursday, April 5, 2018
5:30 PM
Calumet High School
57070 Mine St
Calumet, MI 49913
Public Input on Houghton County Jail.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
7:00 PM
Hancock Central High SChool
501 Campus Dr
Hancock, MI 49930
Public Input on Houghton County Jail.
Monday, April 2, 2018
7:00 pm
Country Inn & Suites
919 Razorback Drive
Houghton MI 49931
Board Meeting.