Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, September 20, 2014-Sunday, September 21, 2014
All Day
CenterFest Arts Festival
Downtown Durham
Register New Voters at CenterFest!. Come help with LWVODC Voter Registration and enjoy CenterFest--a fun annual event in downtown Durham!

Volunteers are needed to register voters and distribute information at Durham's CenterFest, on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21. The League is partnering with YouCanVote to staff the following shifts: Saturday noon-2, 2-4, and 4-6 pm and Sunday 11 am-1 , 1-3, and 3-5 pm. If you are able to help out, or if you need more information, please contact Becky Winders and indicate your phone number, email address, and first and second choices of shifts.

Monday, September 22, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for county commissioners and school board positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
 
The Arts Center
300-G E Main Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Celebrate National Voter Registration Day with Swift Creek!. Join us at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro on Tuesday, September 23rd to celebrate National Voter Registration Day.

Swift Creek Band will perform a free concert on September 23 at 7 pm at the Arts Center at 300G East Main Street in Carrboro. The concert is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties and celebrates National Voter Registration Day.

Saturday, September 27, 2014
10:00am
Holmes Room
Chatham Community Library
197 NC Highway 87 North
Pittsboro, NC
Chatham Unit Planning Meeting. As a three-county League, we plan election-related and county-specific programs through county "units." Please join Chatham members and interested citizens to meet to talk about how we can organize to be effective in our county.

Possible topics for discussion:
- Voter registration drives
- Get-out-the-vote activities
- Candidates forums
- Public educational programs for Chatham residents

Please let Brenda Rogers know if you plan to attend and share any ideas you have for the Chatham unit. Invite other who would be interested in planning League activities to join us!

Monday, September 29, 2014
7:30 - 9:00pm
Carolina Meadows
100 Carolina Meadows
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Candidate Forum; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Candidates for judicial positions will speak and answer questions from the general public. All interested citizens are encouraged to attend.

Additionally, the League needs volunteers to assist with time keeping. Please contact Brenda if you are able to help.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
3:00 - 5:00pm
Chapel Hill Public Library
Meeting Room D
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
ACA/CAC/Medicaid Expansion Planning Kick-Off Event. The Health Care Roundtable will be holding an ACA/CAC/Medicaid Expansion Kick-Off event. This meeting will review our plans for the upcoming ACA open enrollment period and describe the opportunities to engage in the Medicaid Expansion initiative.

We invite anyone who is interested in engaging in working on these health care issues to attend. The meeting will be held at the Chapel Hill Library, meeting room D.

Saturday, October 4, 2014
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Farmer's Market Voter Registration VOLUNTEERS NEEDED. Volunteers are needed for the You Can Vote voter registration event at the Durham Farmer's Market. Two hour shifts would work best. The Market is open from 8:00AM to Noon. Contact Laura Gorham. Texting is the best way to reach Laura.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
2
The Really Really Free Market
Carrboro Town Commons
Register Voters with You Can Vote. Join You Can Vote's registration effort! To volunteer, visit the You Can Vote! webpage<http://www.youcanvote.org/events> and identify the event that you will attend, click on the event or the RSVP link which will take you to a page where you will fill out the requested information. When you RSVP through the website, we are then able to provide the materials you will need and to arrange to pick up the completed registration forms.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
12:00pm - 6:00pm
FestiFall Arts Festival
Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC
LWV at FestiFall. LWV ODC will host a booth at the FestiFall Arts Fest to register voters and prepare citizens for upcoming NC elections.

Look for more information, including how to volunteer, soon!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
12:00pm
Orange County Campus
Durham Tech
Register Voters with You Can Vote. Join You Can Vote's registration effort! To volunteer, visit the You Can Vote! webpage<http://www.youcanvote.org/events> and identify the event that you will attend, click on the event or the RSVP link which will take you to a page where you will fill out the requested information. When you RSVP through the website, we are then able to provide the materials you will need and to arrange to pick up the completed registration forms.
Monday, November 17, 2014
 
Chapel Hill Public Library
100 Library Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Advocating for Voter Protection. A panel will discuss effective approaches for advocating for voter protection. Addressing the topic from their unique perspectives will be Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, past president of the national League of Women Voters, who has recently moved to Chatham County; Mary Klenz, coordinator of the state League's Public Advocacy for Voter Protection project, LWVNC board member, and past LWVUS board member; and NC Representative Larry Hall from Durham.
Friday, December 12, 2014
11:45am
Carolina 1663 Restaurant
Sheraton Hotel
1 Europa Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Holiday Lunch. Please join your fellow League members for our holiday celebration!

We will have a holiday luncheon buffet for $15, followed by a program on advocating for senior citizens.

Anne Kissel, who is the Chatham County delegate to the Senior Legislature and League member, will talk about the legislative agenda adopted to support senior citizens. Representative Verla Insko, League member, will from the legislative perspective.

RSVP by Monday, December 8, to Brenda Rogers at Brenda.hyde2@gmail.com or call 919-968-0833. Pay at the door with cash or check made out to LWVODC.