The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
January 2017 Public Policy Luncheon
Thursday, January 19, 2017 + 11:45 am
Lourie Center (near corner of Blossom & Pickens)
State and Federal Threats to Women's Reproductive Freedom Vicki Ringer, Planned Parenthood of the South Atlantic Vicki Ringer is the South Carolina Director of Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic. She is responsible for public policy and legislative affairs, working to preserve reproductive health rights in the state.
Previously, she served for fifteen years as director of public affairs and spokes-person for the South Carolina Department of Revenue and six years as director of public relations for the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina. She owned her own public relations firm prior to joining Planned Parenthood.
Vicki chaired the successful bond referendum campaign for Lexington 1 schools, which at the time was the largest bond referendum in the state's history. A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a degree in journalism, Vicki lives in Lexington with her husband Charlie and daughter Sally.
ALL ARE WELCOME, BUT RESERVATIONS FOR A CATERED LUNCH ARE REQUIRED NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18.
Cost of lunch: $10.00 (Attendees may bring their own lunch).
Please RSVP to Susan James firstname.lastname@example.org or call 256-6822
January 19, 2017 -- Issues surrounding Women's Health at this present time, 11:45am, Lourie Center
January 28, 2017 -- LEAD Day, 9:00am - 3:00pm, South Carolina Education Association, 421 Zimmelcrest Drive
Program Planning Meeting TBA
February 16, 2017 -- Water and Environment issues, 11:45am, Lourie Center