Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

A comprehensive listing of LWVSWMO events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
5:30-7pm
Primas Mexican Grill
2101 W. Chesterfield Blvd.
Springfield, MO 65807
Summer Sounding Board - July. Our July Summer Sounding Board will be a working meeting to coordinate our efforts for coming League initiatives including: improving voter outreach and participation and increasing the number and quality of election judges. Choose the topic you are most interested in, bring your research to the meeting or just come to listen and learn.

  • Please note we will be meeting at the Chesterfield location of Primas restaurant. You may order from Primas menu featuring Mexican cuisine.
Monday, August 12, 2019
12:30pm
Greene County Elections Center
Sponsored by Greene County Clerk's Office
Deputy Voter Registrar Training for League Members.
Friday, August 23, 2019
5:30-8pm
Home of League member Joyce Pyle
(Check your member email for details.)
Summer Sounding Board - August. Join us to kick off our efforts toward Making Democracy Work in 2019-20! Joyce Pyle will host this opportunity for us to socialize and connect before we continue our work for the new League year which begins in September. Please plan to join us! Bring a dish to share.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
11:30am
Missouri State University
901 S National Ave
Springfield, MO 65897
Naturalization Ceremony. We'll be needing volunteers to assist new American citizens register to vote. You do not need to be deputized to help with this event!
Thursday, September 19, 2019
5:30pm
Location TBD Adopt-a-Street Cleanup.
Thursday, September 19, 2019
6-9pm
Drury University
900 N. Benton Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802
The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Elaine Weiss, the author of The Woman's Hour, will speak about one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted women the right to vote, which led to the founding of the League of Women Voters. With the L.E. Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship at Drury University. Tentatively scheduled for Clara Thompson Hall on the Drury campus.
Friday, September 20, 2019
11am-12pm
Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
397 E. Central St.
Springfield, MO 65802
Voting Rights: A Discussion with Elaine Weiss and Others. Join the League and Drury's University's L.E. Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship for a panel discussion on voting rights in the US, featuring Elaine Weiss, author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote.

LWVSWMO Calendar

GENERAL INFORMATION on LEAGUE MEETINGS and EVENTS

Unit meetings: These small group meetings are held monthly.* Here is where League members discuss local action as well as state and national issues, learning from local experts and League panels. Each member selects the unit meeting that best fits her/his own schedule.

Third Monday, 5:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Primas Mexican Restaurant, 3662 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield MO

Third Tuesday, noon, brown bag lunch, Drury University, Findlay Student Center, Room 204

*Unit meetings are not held in the months of December, June, July, or August.

General meetings: At least three general membership meetings are held throughout the year. All members are invited. Topics are determined by the board.

Summer Sounding Board: These casual meetings are held in June, July and August. Dates and locations to be announced. Check calendar.

Public forums: Candidate forums and ballot issue forums are scheduled during election season.

Annual meeting: In May, League members gather for a business meeting to elect officers and board members, determine issue priorities for the coming year and review finances.

Special events: National Voter Registration Day, naturalization ceremonies, Women's Equality Day, birthday of the League, Feb. 14.