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2017 LWV-VA Fall Workshops

2017 Fall Workshops

2017 Fall Workshops "Enhancing League Engagement" in Fredericksburg. Program and registration information can be found here. A special MEMBERS ONLY event!

Registrations must be received by 8AM on Monday, Sept. 18th.

That means you can still register using SignUp Genius at the link below. If you have already mailed in your registration or are planning to do so, please contact Treasurer, Pat Hurst by telephone at 540-447-4476 or by email at by 8AM Monday morning.

September 22, 2017: LWV-VA Fall Workshops

League of Women VotersŪ of Virginia Announces:
2017 Fall Workshops

workshop 2017 hotel
Hospitality House
Hotel and Conference Center
2800 Plank Rd
Fredericksburg VA

Room Rate: $99/night +tax (Double Occupancy) - includes 2 breakfast vouchers Deadline for Room Reservations is Sept 10; mention LWV-VA
Registration Fee: $45.00 fee includes coffee and breakfast pastries for early arrivals and a buffet lunch.

Registration Deadline: September 14th!!

Please Register and Pay Online Using PayPal at SignUpGenius. Click this link (or copy and paste the url into your browser:

For a registration form that you can print out and mail in click HERE

Make check payable to LWV-VA and mail to

P.O. Box 441
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Questions?? Call Pat Hurst, 540-447-4476

From our 1st Vice President/Membership, Linda Garvelink: "Don't miss LWV-VA's Fall Workshops: Enhancing League Engagement! Panel speakers will lead discussions on ways for new and long-time members to enhance their League experience with increased engagement in: Voter Services; Advocacy; Observer Corps; Program planning, development, and implementation; and Communications. The $45.00 fee includes a coffee and breakfast pastries for early arrivals and a buffet lunch."

Workshop Schedule

8:30 - 10:00 Registration

9:15 - 9:45 Review of Roberts Rules - Marty Rollins, LWV-VA parliamentarian

10:00 Welcome - Sue Lewis, LWV-VA President

LWV Transformation - JoAnn Ross, LWV National Coach
Panel I Engaging With The Public - Sue Lewis, Moderator
Engaging with Voters - - Maggi Luca, LWV-VA Voter Services Director
Engaging with Legislators - WLTRs - Valarie Fillgrove, LWV-VA Legislative Coordinator
Engaging with Local Government - Observer Corps - Linda Garvelink, LWV-VA 1st VP


Panel II Engaging With The League, Linda Garvelink, Moderator
Engaging with Program Development, Planning & Community Forums, Sue Lewis
Engaging in League Studies, Anne B. Smith, LWV-VA Program Director
Engaging by Communicating, Meghan Dorsett, LWV-VA, Communications Co-Director

Noon - 1:00 Lunch Break: Sandwich Buffet

1:00 - 3:00 LWV-VA 2017-19 Program Issues

Behavioral Health Study
Women's Rights Task Force
School Choice Task Force


Behavioral Health Study
Women's Rights Task Force
School Choice Task Force

2:50 - 3:00 Adjourn