Mar
8
Fri
Legislative Action Committee Meeting @ LWVCO Office
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
LWVCO Board Meeting @ LWVCO Office
Mar 13 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Mar
22
Fri
Legislative Action Committee Meeting @ LWVCO Office
Mar 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Legislative Action Committee Meeting @ LWVCO Office
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
19
Fri
Legislative Action Committee Meeting @ LWVCO Office
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
May
3
Fri
General Assembly Adjourns
May 3 all-day
May
8
Wed
LWVCO Board Meeting @ LWVCO Office
May 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
May
30
Thu
Pre-Convention Workshops 2019 @ Holiday Inn Stapleton Denver East
May 30 – May 31 all-day

An Invitation for ALL LWVCO Members and Leaders:

LWVCO Pre-Convention Workshops 2019

You are cordially invited to SIGN-UP and attend any of the 13 different offerings:

Workshops start on Thursday, May 30th and run from 1pm to 5pm

A Panel Discussion by Inspire U.S. from 7pm – 8pm on Thursday night and

six more offerings on Friday, May 31st at 9am – 11am.

IMPORTANT: No fee or charge to attend HOWEVER, you must SIGN-UP.
No walk-ins allowed.

Deadline for signing up is May 1st. Seating is limited, so don’t wait.

 

ALL of the WORKSHOP descriptions, presenters,

duration, schedule and how to sign up can be viewed or downloaded:

PreConventionWorkshops2019

LWVCO is excited to offer you these engaging workshops for your consideration. They were designed from suggestions by local League leaders and they are free of charge! This opportunity is open to all even if you are NOT attending LWVCO 2019 Convention as a Delegate or Observer.

HOW TO SIGN-UP

LWVCO is using SignUp.com (the leading online sign-up tool) for the Pre-Convention Workshops.

To sign-up for as many workshops as you can attend at http://signup.com/go/FQNDVVw

Full instructions are found here: PreConventionWorkshops2019

Questions about Sign-Up? Need help in signing up?

If you prefer not to use this online system, please contact Beth Sale at the LWVCO office at 303-863-0437 / info@lwvcolorado.org to sign up manually.

ALL of the WORKSHOP descriptions, presenters,

and how to sign up can be viewed or downloaded:

PreConventionWorkshops2019

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change due to sign-ups. You will receive a confirmation of your enrollment and notification of any changes.

NEED MORE INFO?

Need LODGING information? Click here for reservation information.

Need the CONVENTION information? Click here for full Convention details.

Need Travel Reimbursement information? Click here for ‘TRIP’ Program details.

Questions on HOW TO SIGN UP, contact Beth Sale, LWVCO Office at 303-863-0437 / info@lwvcolorado.org

Questions about the WORKSHOPS, contact Sue Vaughan, LL Support at sue53@aol.com

 

May
31
Fri
LWVCO Convention @ Holiday Inn East - Stapleton
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm

Local League Delegates are invited to attend the League of Women Voters of Colorado Convention 2019 to be held at the Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton, Denver. The Convention Meeting will convene on Friday, May 31st at 9am and conclude on Saturday, June 1st at 3pm.

 

PRE-CONVENTION WORKSHOPS:  SPECIAL PROGRAM OFFER: All members are invited to Pre-Convention Workshops being offered for no charge on Thrusday, May 30th from 1pm – 5pm (with a special panel discussion at 7pm – 8pm) and Friday, May 31st from 9am – 11am.

Though there is NO charge to attend, SIGN-UP is required and no walk-ins will be allowed. For more information about the offerings and how to sign-up please go to Pre-Convention Workshop page at http://lwvcolorado.org/lwv/event/pre-convention-workshops-2019/

Please email Sue Vaughan, LWVCO VP with any inquiries at suev53@aol.com

 

Delegates

The Convention will be composed of the LL president (or alternate) and additional delegates based upon the LL’s membership count as of February 1, 2019. Also, the leader or designated alternate of each State League Unit (SLU) and the LWVCO board members will serve as delegates. For your planning purposes, please refer to the official delegate count document. League members may attend as observers, as space permits and must be registered with their local League delegates.

The Convention Registration Fee is $65.00 per delegate (or observer).

Hotel, transportation and meal costs are not included in this registration fee.

  • Meal Package $75 per person
    • Celebration Dinner, Friday, May 31  and Legislative Luncheon, Saturday, June 1 
  • Registration Packages:
    • Delegate/Observer with both Friday and Saturday meals: $140 per person
    • Delegate/Observer without meals: $65 per person

 

Discount Hotel Rooms

Discounted rooms are being offered for Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 through Monday, June 1st, 2019. The special room rate of $119 will be available until April 3rd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please refer to the attachment for the details.

 

Silent Auction – LL Fundraiser Opportunity

Raise money for your LL at Convention by participating in the Silent Auction. Revenues are split 50/50 with the LWVCO. We suggest items such as gift baskets, artwork, and condo stays to bring in the highest bid.

NOTE: This is a Basket Only Auction as no individual items will be accepted unless they are considered artwork, a gift certificate or for services.

Please bring your silent auction item(s) to the lower level at the hotel starting at 9am on Friday, May 30th. All items (every basket, artwork piece or certificate) will require a DESCRIPTION and VALUE written out on a 4×6 index card to attach to the item. Feel free to do this task prior to delivery.

 

Business Documents / Convention Workbook

The following documents have been sent out with the Final Call to all Local League Leaders. Please view or download from here, if you so choose: ByLaws, Budget, and Nomination Slate.

The Convention Workbook will be sent out to all delegates/observers in mid-May with their confirmation.

AGENDA

Here is the Agenda as of April 1st, 2019. Please note that it is subject to change and all delegates/observers will receive the finalized agenda in mid-May along with their confirmation.

Jun
6
Thu
Leader of Democracy @ Wellshire Event Center
Jun 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Honoring Coloradans Who Create a More Perfect Democracy!

Plan to attend this celebration as the League of Women Voters of Colorado (LWVCO) presents their 2019 Leader of Democracy Awards. These annual honors are given to a Colorado leader, a nonprofit, and a student project that exemplify the League’s mission of empowering voters and defending democracy. This year’s honorees are:

WAYNE WILLIAMS, CO Secretary of State 2015-2019

During his tenure, Secretary Williams implemented the nation’s strongest cybersecurity measures in Colorado’s elections systems, leading to the Washington Post declaring our state “the safest place to vote.”

FairMaps COLORADO

The bipartisan coalition that led the successful campaign for Amendments Y & Z, which create independent commissions to approve redistricting maps, eliminating partisan gerrymandering in our state.

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY Student Project Leader and CELESTE ARCHER, Director

LWVCO sponsors a special prize for a student with a National History Day Colorado (NHDC) project on an amendment to the US Constitution. We’ll celebrate the winner of the League’s NHDC prize, as well as the director of this valuable program, Celeste Archer.

Dottie Lamm is this year’s Honorary Chair and will be emceeing the evening!


EVENT tickets are on sale now until Saturday, May 25th at https://lwvco2019lod.eventbrite.com

PATRON tickets are available for those wishing to strengthen their support as this one ticket offers the League a larger gift.

DEFEND DEMOCRACY donations are open until June 7th for those unable to attend or wish to increase their support beyond their ticket purchase.

At this celebration, there will be a cash bar with heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Thank you for your support.

Please reach out to the League office with any questions about this event.

Email: info@lwvcolorado.org / Phone: 303-863-0437 M-F 9 am – 3 pm

TICKETS AT https://lwvco2019lod.eventbrite.com

Thank you to our POPULAR VOTE level sponsors!

Bernie and Mary Beth Buescher