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2013-2014 Calendar

Monthly League Board meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, unless otherwise indicated.

Monthly Program Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. at the Elmhurst Public Library, unless otherwise indicated.

The general public is invited to participate in all calendar items in BLUE.
All calendar items in GREEN are for members only.

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Past Events for 2013-2014 Membership Year   

October 2014

Thursday October 9 7 pm - 9 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
at the home of Noel Talluto

Monday October 20 8 pm

Illinois Gubernatorial Candidate Debate: Pat Quinn (D); Bruce Rauner (R), sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Illinois, ABC7 Chicago, and WGBO/Univision Chicago. The scheduled Moderator will be Ron Magers. The debate will be streamed live at 8 p.m. on abc7chicago.com as well as the station's digital channel 7.2. The debate will air on ABC's main channel on Monday, October 20 at 10:35 p.m. and will be aired for one hour commercial-free. NOTE: ABC Chicago's 7.2 digital channel can be viewed on Comcast channel 217, 244 or 345.

Wednesday October 22 7 pm

U.S. Senate: Illinois Candidate Debate: Dick Durbin (D); Jim Oberweis (R)sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Illinois, ABC7 Chicago, and WGBO/Univision Chicago. The scheduled Moderator will be Kathy Brock. The debate will be streamed live at 7 p.m. on abc7chicago.com as well as the station's digital channel 7.2. The debate will air on ABC's main channel on Wednesday, October 22 at 10:35 p.m. and will be aired for one hour commercial-free. NOTE: ABC Chicago's 7.2 digital channel can be viewed on Comcast channel 217, 244 or 345.

Thursday October 23 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Monthly Program: Voter Education 2014
Learn about ballot Initiatives and where to find candidate information.

November 2014

Thursday November 12 7 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
At the home of Sue Whitworth

December 2014

TBA TBA TBA

Annual LWVE Holiday Party

Thursday December 4 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Monthly Program: Charter School Study

Thursday December 10 7 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
Location TBD

January 2015

Thursday January 8 7pm - 9 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
Location TBD

Thursday January 22 7 pm - 9 pm

LWVE Monthly Public Meeting/Program:
Film -- TBD

February 2015

Thursday February 12 7 pm - 9 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
Location TBD.

TBA TBA TBA

Candidate Forum

March 2015

Thursday March 12 7 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
Jeanne Stuart.

Thursday March 26 7 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Monthly Program Meeting
Presentation on Human Trafficking

April 2015

Thursday April 9 7 pm - 9 pm

LWVE Board Meeting
Location TBD.

Thursday April 23 7 pm - 9 pm

LWVE Monthly Public Meeting/Program:
In recognition of Earth Day (April 22), our Program this month will be on the Environment.

May 2015

TBA TBA TBA

LWVE Annual Meeting
Location TBD.

June 2015

TBA TBA TBA

State Convention at the Lisle/Naperville Hilton




Past Events

July 2014

August 2014

Tuesday August 5 7 p.m.

At the Elmhurst Public Library
Cool Cities presents Sustainable Stormwater Solutions for Homeowners: Jim Kleinwachter, Land Protection Specialist and Conservation@Home Program Manager for The Conservation Foundation, will discuss ways for homeowners to reduce the collection of stormwater on their property in order to help alleviate flooding, and support the health of our environment. Other topics include Rain Gardens, Rain Barrels, Permeable Pavement, Cisterns & Bioswales.

Public is welcome and encouraged to attend. No advance registration required.

Thursday August 14 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

LWVE Board Meeting
at the home of Jan Dorner

Monday August 25 7 p.m.

Charter School Study Group
at the home of Jan Dorner
At the 2013 LWVIL State Convention in Bloomington, Illinois, delegates approved a study to update its position on charter schools during the 2013-2015 biennium. LWVIL's current position on charter schools dates to 2001. Local Leagues are now engaging in research on the topic as well as determining the steps to take to reach consensus on the study. All materials relevant to the study are on the State League's website at http://www.lwvil.org/charter-schools.html.

Wednesday August 27 7 p.m.

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn's annual Summer Wine & Cheese Event. Gail Kalinich, the featured speaker, will share some of her experiences as an international election observer. She most recently observed the election in Ukraine.

The event will be at the Village Links, 485 Winchell Way, Glen Ellyn.

September 2014

Tuesday September 9 7 p.m.

Living Cooler and Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living
John Rogers, a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists and co-author of the science-based guide "Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living." , will discuss the most effective ways to cut your own global warming emissions by 20% or more, and will explain why your individual contribution is so vital to addressing this global problem. The advice in "Cooler Smarter" can help save you money and live healthier. But its central purpose is to empower you, through low carbon-living, to confront one of society's greatest threats. Sponsored by Elmhurst Cool Cities Coalition.
This is a free event, but space is limited. RSVP by calling 630/426-9789 or emailing ecoolcities@gmail.com.

Thursday September 11 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

LWVE Board Meeting
at the home of Sue Whitworth

Monday September 22 Throughout school day

Voter registration at York High School English classes
If you are a LWV Elmhurst registrar and can help register voters, please contact our Voter Registration Director at voterregistration@lwvelmhurst.org.

Tuesday September 23 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Voter registration at the Elmhurst Public Library
If you are a LWV Elmhurst registrar and can help register voters, please contact our Voter Registration Director at voterregistration@lwvelmhurst.org.

Thursday September 25 11:15 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Voter registration at Park Place
If you are a LWV Elmhurst registrar and can help register voters, please contact our Voter Registration Director at voterregistration@lwvelmhurst.org.

Thursday September 25 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Monthly Program Meeting: State of the City
We will have officials from the Park District (Executive Director Jim Rogers), School District (Superintendent Dave Pruneau), and the City (Mayor Steve Morley).

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