Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Friday, September 23, 2016
11 am
Broome County Courthouse
Binghamton
Naturalization Ceremony. Join us to congratulate new naturalized citizens! Voter Registration! Call Margaret Goodfellow at 655-1929 or mgoodfel@binghamton.edu
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7 pm
ETM Solar Works
300 North Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Space seats 50 people
"Reforming the Energy Vision". LWVBTC September Program

Presenter: Adam Flint, Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition

For further info contact Gay Canough at canough@gmail.com

Thursday, October 6, 2016
8:15 am - 5:30 pm
  Day Trip to Matilda Joslyn Gage House - Our first top on the Suffragette Trail!. Learn about Matilda Joslyn Gage, an early leader, and her connection to the wonderful Wizard of Oz!

Discover the Oneida Community Home. What does it have in common with the "Summer of Love"?

Itinerary

We'll leave Central Methodist Church (Endicott) at 8:15 a.m. and travel to the Gage House for a private tour.

Lunch is at a local eatery (any recommendations appreciated) and move on to the Oneida Community House for a private tour in the afternoon. We'll return by 5:30 p.m.

Cost

The cost is $85. Feel free to invite friends! Make checks payable to LWVBTC and mail to LWVBTC, PO 944, Vestal, NY 13851-0944

The deadline to reserve your spot is September 30th.

For Further Info contact Sara Wokan at sara.wokan@gmail.com.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Noon - 4 pm
Binghamton University
University Union Mandela Room
Binghamton University 7th Annual Community Opportunities Fair. Last year's event welcomed over 740 interested and eager students and showcased 75 community organizations, faculty and student groups For further info or if you are interested in helping table at this event, contact Margaret Goodfellow at 607-655-1929 or at mgoodfel@binghamton.edu
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
6:30 pm
ETM Solar Works
300 North Street
Endicott, NY 13760
LWV Board Meeting.
Thursday, November 3, 2016
8 - 9 pm
WSKG Studios
Gates Road
Vestal, NY 13850
Debate for NY Congressional District 22. Live WSKG-TV and WSQX radio broadcast. Look for more info from LWV and WSKG at later date.

Candidates:

Martin Babinec-Invited, Accepted; Kim Myers-Invited, Accepted; Claudia Tenney-Invited, Declined

Sunday, November 6, 2016
 
  Women's Suffrage Exhibit at NYS Museum.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
 
  Election Day. General Election

Register to vote by Friday Oct 14th. Absentee Ballot - apply by mail by Tuesday, Nov 1, posted by Monday, Nov 7th.

Friday, June 9, 2017
 
Syracuse, NY LWVNY State Convention June 9-11, 2017. Details TBA
Monday, November 6, 2017
 
  100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New York. Women won the right to vote in New York State in 1917. Women across the country were granted the right to vote in 1920 with the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.