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Friday, May 27, 2016

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016 11:44 PM

    The League of Women Voters and Wabash College Library recently kicked off the 2016 Green Film Series with “Just Eat It,” a film made by two young Canadians highlighting the situation of global food waste. The filmmaker, Grant Baldwin, had read about the well documented fact that North Americans and Europeans waste 40% of all food that is raised in their countries. In other parts of the world, the percentage is still sobering at 30%.

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  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 1:00 AM
    The newly formed Montgomery County Diversity Council will meet Saturday, 1 p.m. in the Masonic Temple, 221 South Washington Street.  The Council is a non-government, non-partisan, think tank and advocacy group dedicated to peace, prosperity, constitutional values and results as well as principles of life, liberty, equality, and the pursuit of happiness.
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  • Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:05 AM
    Paul Miller, Crawfordsville Fire Department Division Chief of Emergency Medical Services, is one of those rare individuals who can turn ideas into reality.  He is spearheading a new initiative between the CFD and Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health-Crawfordsville (FSEH-C) hospital which will make us all healthier, safer and help our pocketbooks too.  It’s a non-traditional 911approach to delivering healthcare to our community.
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  • Thursday, May 05, 2016 1:34 AM

    The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County has been selected as one of four finalists in the 2016 “High Visibility Impact Award” to be presented at the National LWV Convention in Washington DC June 17-19.

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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:54 PM

    The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County urges all eligible voters to participate in the primary election!  Candidates for key county, state and national offices are on the ballot, and we need YOU to do your part by voting.

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  • Wednesday, April 20, 2016 11:52 PM

    The League of Women Voters of the United States has issued the following updated position on “Money in Politics” following study and discussion by local Leagues across the county.

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  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016 11:54 PM
     “Our Passenger Trains: An Update” was the topic presented by Heather Hice at the April Lunch with the League. Hice is the Sales and Marketing Manager of the Hoosier State Train.
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  • Wednesday, April 06, 2016 11:32 PM
    April 10-16 is 2016 National Volunteer Week, an annual celebration to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism.  President Richard Nixon established the first National Volunteer Week in 1974 with a presidential proclamation.
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  • Thursday, March 31, 2016 1:07 AM
    2016 GOVERNMENT DIRECTORY: Crawfordsville and Montgomery County, Indiana, published by the League of Women Voters, is a 28-page booklet with a wealth of information on federal, state, and local governmental elected and appointed officials including expiration date of each term. The 2016 directory includes updated maps of current city of Crawfordsville and County Voting Districts.
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  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:38 AM
    Elections in 2016 are exceedingly important.  The Primary Election will be held May 3, but voters can choose to vote absentee or early in satellite locations.  Voters need to be informed about the candidates before they vote, and all Montgomery County citizens are encouraged to come to a Montgomery County Candidates’ Forum which will be held Tuesday, March 29 at the 4-H Building. 
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  • Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:50 AM
    Sunshine Week, March 13-19, marks an annual nationwide discussion about access to public information and the important role that we – the public – have in keeping our communities healthy, vibrant and strong.  The League of Women Voters joins other organizations in observing Sunshine Week and encouraging open government.
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  • Thursday, March 10, 2016 1:20 AM
    “Providing Leadership in our Community” was the topic presented by Christina Sharp, a recent graduate of the Montgomery County Leadership Academy, at Monday’s Lunch with the League.   What is a leader?  Leadership comes in all shapes and sizes and in different formats and sometimes the best way to understand leadership is to first understand what it means.
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  • Wednesday, March 02, 2016 11:44 PM

    March is National Women’s History Month.  International Women’s Day was first observed in 1909, but it wasn’t until 1981 that Congress established National Women’s history week to be commemorated the second week of March.  In 1987, Congress expanded the week to a month. Every year since, Congress has passed a resolution for Women’s History Month, and the President has issued a proclamation.

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  • Thursday, February 25, 2016 4:28 AM
    Zerelda Wallace along with two other Indiana pioneer suffrage leaders—May Wright Sewell and Helen Gougar—will be honored Monday by a concurrent resolution in the Indiana General Assembly.  The three were instrumental in gaining women the right to vote.  The timing is significant on the eve of March—Women’s History Month—as part of Indiana’s Bicentennial Celebration and 96th Anniversary of the founding of the League of Women Voters.
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  • Thursday, February 18, 2016 12:21 AM
    Derelict Housing was the topic Barry Lewis, City of Crawfordsville’s Code Enforcement Officer, discussed with League of Women Voters Economic Health Committee which is studying how housing affects economic health in our community.
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