Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
6:00-7:30pm
Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 202
305 Magnetic Street
Marquette, MI 49855
LWV of Delta County Marquette County Unit Membership Meeting. The League of Women Voters of Delta County, Marquette County Unit will be meeting on Wednesday, July 11th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in Room 202 at the Messiah Lutheran Church on 305 Magnetic Street in Marquette. We have had a busy month since our last meeting and we have lots of updates. We had a great time participating in our first parade at the 4th of July parade in Marquette. Our new Leadership Committee met in June and began reviewing the bylaws and policies templates. This committee has created increasing confidence in our group as we continue to grow, add new projects and develop increasing independence taking steps towards becoming a Member-At-Large Unit. With the Primary Election right around the corner we'll spend some time talking about what's on the ballot and our Marquette City Commission Candidate Forum scheduled for July 25th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the City Commission Chambers in Marquette. The Promote the Vote Coordinator will share a refresher on the ballot initiative and let us know where it stands on its path to the Michigan ballot in November! Our Observer Corps Coordinator has some updates on the project and would like to remind members that there are lots of other communities where we could use observers. Being an Observer Corps Volunteer is a great way to learn about the government in your area and stay in tune with the decisions they are making and what issues they are working on. We will have an update on our Voter Registration/Education (VRVE) work. We have two new VRVE Project Coordinators. With their efforts and with the guidance and support of our other seasoned Voter Registration Coordinators this group has been growing and gaining momentum!! Consider joining them and volunteering at a community event this summer. Come and learn about the materials, training and mentoring the Coordinators have developed to help new VRVE volunteers get started and find out about the opportunities this summer to help register people to vote! Come to the meeting to get to know us and learn more about the League.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Consider joining us!! If you would like more information about the meeting or the LWV in Marquette just comment on this post or send us a message and we'll be in touch!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
6:30-8:30 pm
Marquette City Commission Chambers
Marquette City Offices
300 W. Baraga Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
Candidate Forum for the Marquette City Commissioners. The League is offering an opportunity for the community to become quainter with the Candidates for the Marquette City Commission and their views in order to promote an informed vote on the Primary Election Day, Tuesday, August 7th. The audience will have the chance to provide questions for the candidates to be read by the forum moderator.
Saturday, August 4, 2018
10am-4:00pm
Waterfront Arts Festival Annual Used Book Sale. Come to our only fund raiser, the LWV Annual Used Book Sale, held every year in early August in conjunction with the Waterfront Arts Festival and support the voter services and educational programs offered by the League to Delta County communities.

The LWV of Delta County is now collecting used books, videos, cd's, dvd's, sheet music and cassettes for next years sale. Books with a copyright date less than 10 years, children's books of any copyright date, and all other above-mentioned items in good condition may be donated anytime during the year at Northern Michigan Bank c/o Pat Rudden.