Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

A comprehensive listing of LWVSWMO events as well as events of related interest & mission.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, November 3, 2018
9:30
Southwest Center for Independent Living
2864 S Nettleton Ave,
Springfield, MO 65807
"Question: What's Wrong with the Electoral College? Answer: Much". Our speaker will be Dr. Dan Ponder, the L.E. Meador Professor of Political Science and Director of the Meador Center for Politics and Citizenship at Drury University. His presentation will explore the Electoral College and present the argument that it is an outdated and outmoded method of electing a president. It will also assess the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which has been proposed as a first step in the direction of popular election of America's Chief Executive.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
5:30-8:30
The Pitch Pizza & Pub
2924 E Sunshine St,
Springfield, MO 65804
Post-Election Happy Hour. The League has had an all-hands-on-deck approach to this election, so let's celebrate our accomplishments and pat ourselves on the back!

Take advantage of Happy Hour pricing and mix-n-mingle with League friends and discuss the latest election results!

Thanks to The Pitch Pizza & Pub for hosting our event and for extending Happy Hour pricing to our attending members.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
11:00am
Wilson's Creek Battlefield
6424 W Farm Rd 182
Republic, MO 65738
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
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!

LWVSWMO Calendar

GENERAL INFORMATION on LEAGUE MEETINGS and EVENTS

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

Third Monday, 5:30 p.m. dinner meeting, Prima's 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: Third Saturday, June, July and August, 9:30 am. Locations to be announced.

Public forums: Candidate 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: Voter registration, naturalization ceremonies, Women's Equality Day.