Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members.

Calendar Page, Month-at-a-Glance

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
11:30 lunch
Olive Tree
29th & Rock Rd.
Unit Meeting. Lunch starts at 11:30 - must RSVP. Program is free and begins about noon.

Lunch is $15.00 (cash or check only). RSVP with Ellen Estes: 218-1163 or efestes@cox.net

Program topic: "LWV State Study: Public Education Funding"

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
12:00pm
Wichita Public Library
223 S. Main
TUESDAY TOPICS: Fracking & Earthquakes - Is there a link?.

This month's Tuesday Topic will address the connection, if any, between the extraction of oil through hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as "fracking," and the increased number of Kansas earthquakes. Larry Richardson, Exploration Manager for Pickrell Drilling Company, and Yvonne Cather, former Chair of the Kansas Sierra Club, will talk about the issue from both sides. Programs are designed to increase citizen knowledge on both sides of important social issues. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided. Room opens at 11:30; program begins at noon.

Saturday, January 28, 2017
11:30am - 1:00pm
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Library
925 N. Waco Ave.
Planning Meeting. DECIDE WHAT ISSUES THE LEAGUE WILL STUDY

The Board will serve a soup luncheon for all members in attendance (NO COST). This is a great way to be involved in the decision making of the League. Come, learn and contribute!

All members are welcome. No RSVP--just come

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
11:30 lunch
Olive Tree
29th & Rock Rd.
Unit Meeting. Lunch starts at 11:30 - must RSVP. Program is free and begins about noon. Lunch is $15.00 (cash or check only). RSVP with Ellen Estes: 218-1163 or efestes@cox.net
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00pm
Wichita Public Library
223 S. Main
TUESDAY TOPICS: Media Influence on Public Policy.

Today's news travels rapidly, through Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets. How has our society changed in the way news is reported? And what impact does this have on the news we receive? Join us as our presenters discuss the way that media affects and influences our decisions as citizens. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided. Room opens at 11:30; program begins at noon.