Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, October 1, 2018
4 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
502 N 8th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
LWV Manitowoc Board Meeting.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
7 p.m.
Council Chambers (3rd floor)
Two Rivers City Hall
1717 E Park St
Two Rivers, WI 54241
Candidates Forum, State Senate District 1 and Assembly District 2. There will be a Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 11th at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers of Two Rivers City Hall.

District 1 Senatorial Candidates, incumbent Caleb Frostman and challenger Andre Jacque will participate, as will three of the four State Assembly District 2 candidates, Mark Grams, Shae Sortwell and Jeff Dahke. Kevin Bauer did not respond to the invitation.

We look forward to an interesting evening.

Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, October 25, 2018
5 pm- 7:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
502 N 8th St
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Poverty and Addiction in Manitowoc County Meeting. Our committee is planning a meeting for Thursday, October 25th from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. It will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall.

At this time you will receive your printed publication which includes an updated Part 1 and the completed Part 2. Committee members will highlight the factual information regarding Part 1 and will lead a discussion on Part 2 which describes the strengths and gaps in our local resources regarding addiction.

We plan to send an invitation for the October 25th meeting to the 73 agencies of the Human Resource Council in case they would like to attend.

Monday, November 5, 2018
4 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
502 N 8th St.
Manitowoc, WI 54220
LWV Manitowoc Board Meeting.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Your Polling Place Fall 2018 General Election. Offices to be Elected: This election is for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, U.S. Senator, Representative in Congress, State Senator (odd-numbered districts) Representatives to the Assembly (all districts). County offices up for election are Sheriff, Clerk of Circuit Court and Coroner (where applicable).
Saturday, November 10, 2018
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Holy Wisdom Monastery
4200 County Highway M
Middleton, WI
LWVWI will hold its Issues Briefing. Tentative guest speaker topics include protecting the Great Lakes; election security; art and activism; the League's diversity, equity and inclusion initiative; and the role of media in democracy. The LWVWI Board and staff will provide updates from the State Office.

Registration is October 25th. Registration includes a light breakfast, full lunch, and beverages. Watch for announcements by email and online under "Events Calendar" at lwvwi.org.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
7 p.m.
Manitowoc City Hall
900 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Mythbusting Immigration. On Thursday, November 15th at 7:00 pm at Manitowoc City Hall, the League will be presenting Alise Coen, Asst. Professor in Political Science of UW-GB and Sarah J. Griffiths, Immigration Lawyer to speak on immigration issues and how they affect our county.

Each person will speak about 40 minutes and they will then answer questions from the audience.

Since this topic is so broad, it was decided by the committee to have another meeting on immigration on Thursday, December 6th at Manitowoc City Hall with speakers that will talk about some of the personal problems that immigrants face.

More information will be forthcoming.

Monday, December 3, 2018
5 pm
TBA Winter Social. More information will be forthcoming.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
7 p.m.
Manitowoc City Hall
900 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Mythbusting Immigration, Part 2. Meeting #2 on immigration on Thursday, December 6th at Manitowoc City Hall will feature Karl Klessig and Marcus Guevarra and will focus more on individual experiences of immigrants in our area, looking at the issue more from a human aspect than legal focus.

We encourage all League members to attend and learn more about this important and timely topic.