Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
1:00pm
Katie's Cup
502 7th Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Environmental Issues Committee. Chair: Shawn Choinard
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
6PM
North Suburban Library
6340 North Second Street
Loves Park, Illinois 61111
WHY VOTE? How "Down Ballot" Candidates Can Impact Your Voting Rights..
Every vote counts!


Please join the conversation with Ed Yohnka, Director of Communications and Policy for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) or Illinois.

Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
5:30pm
Meg's on Alpine Road
1141 Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Immigration Committee. Chair: Jo Minor
Thursday, October 4, 2018
6 PM
YWCA
4990 E. State Street
Rockford, Illinois
Judicial, Winnebago County Clerk, and Sheriff Candidates Forum.
Candidate Forums

Join the League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford and the YWCA Northwestern Illinois in learning more about Judicial, County Clerk, and Winnebago County Sheriff Candidates for the November 6th Election.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:30 p.m.

Due to capacity restrictions, seats are limited and registration is required in order to attend this event.

Please register today as seats will fill up.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, October 5, 2018
9:30am
Stockholm Inn at Rockford Plaza
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Chair: Susan Janson
Monday, October 8, 2018
5:30-7:00 pm
Home of Treasurer
Christina Hiltrop,
2606 Point O' Woods,
Rockford, 61114.
Board Meeting. All members are invited to attend the board meeting.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
4:15pm
Meg's on Alpine Road
1141 Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61108
Education Committee. Chair: Glenda Shaver
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6pm
Second First Church
318 North Church Street
Rockford, IL 61103


Downtown Rockford
Asylum Seekers: Seeking Safety, Facing Detention.

What's really going on at Immigrant Detention Centers?
This is a conversation with Linda Zuba who recently returned from Dilly Detention Center in Texas, the largest detention center in the United States.

Download the event flyer here

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11:30am
Thai Hut
1441 Sandy Hollow Road
Rockford, IL 61109

west of 11th Street
Membership Committee. Chair: Diane Cushing membership@lwvgr.net

All are welcome at meetings!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6-8 PM
North Suburban Library
6340 North Second Street
Loves Park, IL
Local Government Cmte. presents: Candidate Meet and Greet. LWVGR is tentatively planning a public Meet and Greet the Winnebago County Clerk candidates, Sheriff candidates and State Rep candidates for the 68th and 69th houses.

Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
1:00pm
Katie's Cup
502 7th Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Environmental Issues Committee. Chair: Shawn Choinard
Friday, November 2, 2018
9:30am
Stockholm Inn at Rockford Plaza
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Chair: Susan Janson
Monday, November 12, 2018
5:30-7:00 pm
Home of Treasurer
Christina Hiltrop,
2606 Point O' Woods,
Rockford, 61114.
Board Meeting. All members are invited to attend the board meeting.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
11:30am
Thai Hut
1441 Sandy Hollow Road
Rockford, IL 61109

west of 11th Street
Membership Committee. Chair: Diane Cushing membership@lwvgr.net

All are welcome at meetings!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
1:00pm
Katie's Cup
502 7th Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Environmental Issues Committee. Chair: Shawn Choinard
Friday, December 7, 2018
9:30am
Stockholm Inn at Rockford Plaza
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Chair: Susan Janson
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
5pm
Meg's on Alpine Road
1141 North Alpine Road
Rockford, IL 61114
Health Care Committee Meeting. Chair: Elaine Pfluger
Thursday, January 3, 2019
9:30am
Stockholm Inn at Rockford Plaza
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Chair: Susan Janson
Thursday, January 3, 2019
9:30am
Stockholm Inn at Rockford Plaza
2420 Charles Street
Rockford, IL
Voter Service Committee Meeting. Chair: Susan Janson
Saturday, June 1, 2019
8:30am-11am
Midway Village Museum
Courtyard by Midway
6799 Guilford Road
Rockford, Illinois
Annual Meeting. All League members and their guests are encouraged to attend the Annual Meeting.

Remember to print and bring your Annual Report from the PDF emailed to you.

We will enjoy a delicious breakfast and commence with the annual meeting agenda. See you there!

$25.00 payable by check sent with your yearly dues or on-line on the Join Form page on this website. Now.

Questions? please contact billing@lwvgr.net.