Month: June 2019

This Week with the League

This Week with the League June 17-21 2019

There are no meetings scheduled this week but we do have some great information to share.June 10th was the 100th anniversary of the right to vote for Illinois women and the ratification of the 19th amendment by Illinois.  As part of the celebration, the League requested proclamations declaring it Women’s Right to Vote Day.  In […]

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Voter Registration at Midtown Market

Voter Service Committee: The LWVGR have been asked to set up a voter registration table at the Midtown Market on Saturday mornings this summer through September 7th.  The market is located on 7th Street in the RPS205 Headquarters parking lot across the street from Katie’s Cup and is open from 9 a.m.-Noon. Voter Service chair, Susan Janson, is accepting voter registrar […]

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This Week with the League

This Week with the League: June 9-15, 2019

The Health Committee is studying the various healthcare plans, such as Medicare for All, being promoted nationally.  Once the study is complete it will be shared with the public to help voters evaluate candidate positions and make an educated choice. The goal is to have the study and educational campaign done prior to the primaries in […]

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Illinois State Senator Steve Stadelman presents an Illinois Senate proclamation commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment allowing women to vote to local League President Jo Minor and former League President Claire McIntyre.

Senator Steve Stadleman Presents IL Senate Proclamation to LWVGR Presidents.

FROM SEN. STADELMAN’S FACEBOOK PAGE, JUNE 12, 2019, 4:35pm It was my privilege today to present to Jo Minor and Claire McIntyre a Senate proclamation marking the 100th anniversary of Illinois ratifying the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote. Illinois, along with Wisconsin and Michigan, were the first states in the nation to […]

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