Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events August 2016 - June 2017

Join us at our events open to both League members and the general public.

LWVCA Events and Public Policy Meetings

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
5:30 PM
Hall at Senate's End
300 Senate Street
Columbia, SC
Advocate of the Year Reception. The Appleseed Legal Justice Center is honoring one of our lifetime members, the incredible Sarah Leverette with the 2017 Rev. Sen. Clementa C. Pinckney Award for Justice.

Sarah Leverette was one of the first female graduates of the USC School of Law and one of the first female lawyers in South Carolina. She has devoted her life to advancing women's rights and breaking barriers for all peoples.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
 
  National Voter Registration Day.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
6:00 PM
Woodhill Estate Clubhouse
1 Woodhill Circle
Columbia, SC 29209
August Social. Come join us for an end-of-summer soiree as we gear up for a busy fall!
Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:30 PM
1620 Adger Road
Columbia, SC
Annual Meeting. At Pat Forbis' home; short business meeting at 6:00. Consider bringing finger foods: heavy hors d'oeuvres or finger desserts. Wine will be provided.

Carpooling suggested.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6-9 PM
Marriott Hotel, 1200 Hampton St, Columbia, SC SC Public Corruption Conference. Join us for a timely conversation with some of the state's leading experts about the causes of political corruption and ways to reform South Carolina's broken system.

The panels will tackle the history of corruption in SC politics, the causes of corruption, and reforms to limit corruption.

Saturday, May 13, 2017
8AM-4PM
SC State Fairgrounds, 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC Richland Recycles Day. Drop off your broken or unwanted household items to have them responsibly recycled.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:45-1:00
Lourie Center
1650 Park Circle
Columbia, SC
April Public Policy Luncheon. TBA
Thursday, March 16, 2017
11:45-1:00
Lourie Center
1650 Park Circle
Columbia, SC
March Public Policy Luncheon. TBA
Thursday, February 16, 2017
11:45-1:00
Lourie Center
1650 Park Circle
Columbia, SC
February Public Policy Luncheon. Environmental Issues. Water and Sewer Issues.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm
South Carolina Education Association
421 Zimalcrest Dr, Columbia, SC 29210
LEAD Day. Members from all of the separate Leagues in the state will meet to discuss and learn about issues concerning us this year. Chapter presidents will meet to formulate ideas which will lead to even more chapter success. Registration is $20.00. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Call Janie White if you are not already registered with her.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
11:45-1:00
Lourie Center
1650 Park Circle
Columbia, SC
January Public Policy Luncheon. Reproductive Rights -- 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.