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VOLUME 64 | ISSUE NO. 3 | APRIL 2019
Jordan Cove Energy Project:
Safety & Economic Concerns

Thursday, April 18th 6:30 - 9 pm
Egyptian Theatre in downtown Coos Bay
We are proud to present our second highly anticipated informational session about the proposed JCEP project. Share a flier with your neighbor and bring your questions! We will have moderated Q&A's.
A panel of local experts will present on topics including:
  • Tsunami and Seismic Concerns
  • Noise and Emissions
  • Economic Considerations
  • And much more...
LWVCC team competes
at the 7th Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Friday, April 12th from 7 - 9pm
Black Market Gourmet
495 Central Ave in Coos Bay

We have a team eager to spell their hearts out at the Coos Bay Public Library Foundation's fundraiser! Members Melanie Bloom, James VonHippel, and Mitzi Loftus will represent our League at this spellbinding event. Tickets are $25 and include a dessert buffet.
GOOD LUCK TEAM!

Tickets and more information

Do you know any students or educators in Coos County and Reedsport? Invite them to participate in our second annual essay contest! Time is running out... Submissions are due Monday, April 15th at midnight. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning authors and top essays will be published in the local newspaper. Watch LWVCC member, Lois vonHippel, discuss the opportunity with KCBY here.
CONTEST DETAILS
LWVCC Annual Meeting
Please join us on Saturday, May 11th at 10:30am. We will meet at the Inland Point Restaurant located at 2265 Inland Drive in North Bend. This is an excellent opportunity to help steer the direction of LWVCC. Please review the meeting agenda, proposed budget and minutes from our 2018 annual meeting. Below you will find nominated board members as well as our Program for Action.
We look forward to seeing you there!
BOARD MEMBERS NOMINATED FOR 2019-2021
Presidents: Alice Carlson & Frances Smith
Treasurer: Lois vonHippel
Director: Margie Marshall
Director: Carol Sanders
Director: Jerry Chadwick
 
BOARD MEMBERS CONTINUING THROUGH APRIL 2020
First VP: Carol Ventgen

Secretary: Susan Anderson
Director: Melanie Bloom
Director: Suzanne Grami
Director: Christine Moffitt
 
OFF BOARD CHAIRS
Nominating Committee Chair for 2020: Open
Two Members to be elected for 2020: Open 
PROGRAM FOR ACTION
We will discuss and vote on the current local positions listed below at the Annual Meeting


Health/Mental Health Services
Port of Coos Bay
County Comprehensive Planning
Juvenile Facilities
County Budget Process
County Library Services
Evaluating Public Administrators
Affordable Housing
Coos County Human Rights Commission
Water Quality 
Home Rule Governance (conducting a 2 year study)


Find the full text of our current Program for Action here.
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sue Thornton, President
Carol Ventgen, First VP
Susan Anderson, Secretary & Membership Chair
Alice Carlson, Treasurer
Frances Smith, Director
Margie Marshall, Director
Melanie Bloom, Director
Suzanne Grami, Forum Chair
Carol Sanders, Director
Christine Moffitt, Director


OFF BOARD CHAIRS
Jan Hooper, Nominating Chair
Linda Miller, Webmaster
Lois vonHippel, Facebook Administrator
Julia Graves, VOTER Editor

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