The Calendar includes LWVMO events as well as local LWV Centennial Celebration events around the state. The location is provided and contact information, if available.
Oct. 16-18: Centennial of Missouri League of Women Voters
Nov. 1: State Board Meeting, Sedalia
Nov. 2: LWVMO Fall Workshop: with a focus on climate change, State Fair Community College, Sedalia.
Sept. 2019-August 2020: “She Got the Vote!”
Boone County History & Culture Center, 3801 Ponderosa Street.
A year-long exhibit about the fight to win the vote for women, includes the original pen that Governor Gardner used to sign Missouri’s ratification of the 19th Amendment, and a historical look at the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County. For details on location and hours, go to: boonehistory.org
Oct. 29: “Bonded Justice, Race, Class, Gender, and Suffrage”
Columbia Public Library, 100 W. Broadway, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: April Langley, chair, Black Studies-MU & Associate Professor of English. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact: email@example.com
Dec. 7: Columbia League 100th Anniversary Event, 2 pm, Broadway Christian Church. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 13: Centennial of St. Louis League, 6 pm Banquet at the Sheldon Concert Hall, “Honoring Local League Leaders”. For tickets and sponsorship levels, go to lwvstl.org/events
Feb. 14: The national League of Women Voters was formally organized in Chicago. Carrie Chapman Catt described the purpose of the new organization: “The League of Women Voters is not to dissolve any present organization but to unite all existing organizations of women who believe in its principles.”
Aug. 18: Centennial of women’s suffrage victory. Tennessee was 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment.