ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS

WINCHESTER SPECIAL ELECTION - JUNE 22, 2021

The Town of Winchester will hold a Special Election on June 22 at the High School. Read the LWVW's position on this important housing-related issue here (Word version) or here (pdf version) (Vote YES on Question #1)

Important Dates:

June 14 - the Select Board is holding a Zoom Information Session from 6 to 7 pm. The registration link can be found here

 June 17 - the Winchester Housing Partnership Board  (WHPB) is hosting an in-person Open House at Winchester High School from 5 to 8 pm where you can meet the Waterfield Development Team and ask your questions.


LWVW ANNUAL MEETING

JUNE 12, 2021 - 10AM TO NOON

VIA ZOOM

The Annual Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Winchester will take place remotely via Zoom again this year.  Please mark your calendar for Saturday, June 12 at 10:00am to join us for this important meeting.  We will be honoring Patty Shepherd, recipient of the 2021 Civic Leadership Award (read more about Patty here) reviewing changes to the by-laws, and deciding on a proposed budget for the coming year.

We need a quorum of 14 attendees in order to complete all this business. Meeting materials including the proposed budget and slate are posted here and they by-laws posted here.

All members will be sent the Zoom meeting ID and password closer to the date, but it would be nice to know in advance if you are planning to attend.  If so, please email Jean Herbert at jeanherbert@comcast.net.

Thank you.  We hope to see you at the meeting.

LWVW Steering Committee


VOTES Act Lobbying (May 2021)

The MA VOTES Act will make permanent the election reforms put in place last fall that will expire in June, and will expand voting options. LWVMA is supporting and advocating for the VOTES Act (H.805/S.459).  You can read a summary of the VOTES Act here:  https://www.commoncause.org/massachusetts/resource/the-votes-act-summary/.

Write or call your state legislator today to urge a floor vote on the Votes Act!!


LWV-MASSACHUSETTS CONVENTION

JUNE 26, 2021 - 8:30AM TO 2PM

VIA ZOOM

Expanding the Table: Making Democracy Work for Everyone 

Please join us the LWVMA Convention via Zoom on June 26, 2021 Please click here to register.

All of the Pre-Convention Materials can be found on the LWVMA website. In mid-June, you’ll receive another email which will direct you to the electronic version of the Convention Workbook. And finally, you can check the Convention, 2021 landing page on our website where all of the Convention, 2021 materials can be found – check there for updates between now and June 26th.

Support the League!

2021...

Please join or renew your membership today! Your dues will be used to support League activities on local, state and national levels:

     Annual membership: $65

     Sustaining membership: $100 

BACK AND BETTER THIS YEAR IS ONLINE PAYMENT OF DUES!

To join/renew onlineclick here.  

To send payment by mail, please send your check to: LWVW, PO Box 1033, Winchester, MA 01890. 

As always, we thank you for the support of your local League!

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Save the Date

Jimmy Tingle Fundraiser - POSTPONED

Please note the LWV-Winchester's Jimmy Tingle Fundraiser scheduled for SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 has been postponed to a future date to be determined.

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