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2009 Calendar

LEAGUE MEETINGS

2009 MEETINGS

Thursday, September 10 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Our Annual Dinner & Meeting will take place on Thursday, June 11, 2009.  The dinner is scheduled for 6:30 pm at Giovanna's on South Avenue in Plainfield. Please RSVP to Raquel Horn at:  ryhorn@aol.com or (908) 405-4715.

In addition to enjoying a delicious meal, new officers will be elected for the coming year, and the League's 2009/10 goals will be outlined.

Our  next Membership and Board Meeting will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2009 - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

The annual meeting will be in June (date TBA).  There are no League meetings in July and August.  Check back for the schedule of meetings for September through December of 2009.

 

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2008 MEETING SCHEDULE

Thursday, November 6 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, Oct 2 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, September 4 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

JULY/AUGUST ON SUMMER HIATUS - NO MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS

Wednesday, June 11 - Annual Members Dinner and Meeting - Giovanna's in Plainfield. $25.00 per person.  Please RSVP to Alice Logie at (908) 756-9682.

Thursday, May 1 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Wednesday, April 9 - Annual School Board Candidates Forum- Plainfield Public Library, Anne Louise Davis Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, March 6 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, February 7 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, January 17 - Special Immigration Consensus Meeting, Pt. 2 - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, January 3 - Membership and Board Meeting and Immigration Consensus Meeting, Pt. 1 - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

 

2007

Thursday, December 6 - Membership and Board Meeting - Location to be determined, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, October 4 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, September 6 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Thursday, June 21 - Annual Members Dinner and Meeting - Cafe Vivace, 1370 South Avenue in Plainfield.  $25.00 per person.  Please RSVP to Alice Logie at (908) 756-9682.

Tuesday, May 1 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Meeting Room 2, Lower Level, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

Tuesday, April 3 - Membership and Board Meeting - Plainfield Public Library, Meeting Room 2, Lower Level, 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

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2009 EVENTS

Plainfield School Board Candidate Forum

Thursday, April 16, 2009

7:00 - 8:30 PM at the Plainfield Public Library: Volunteers are needed to assist with the forum. No heavy lifting, no experience needed. Please contact Arlene Cossum, 561-1448, abcossum@comcast.net.

58th Biennial Convention of the LWV New Jersey

Saturday, May 2, 2009

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ, 08901

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2008 EVENTS

Wednesday, Dec. 3 Using School Funding to Narrow the Achievement Gap 

7 to 9 p.m. at Emerson Community School, 305 Emerson Ave., Plainfield.

Former state legislator and education official Gordon A. MacInnes and Plainfield Schools Superintendent Steve Gallon III will speak on education issues at a forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Plainfield.  The League invites all to attend and participate. The forum is the first of three planned by the League for 2008-09. For more information, call (908) 757-1873.

Municipal Candidates Forum is 22 October at 7 p.m. in the Anne Louise Davis Room, also at the library. Volunteers are needed to assist with the forum. No heavy lifting, no experience needed.Please contact Arlene Cossum, 561-1448, abcossum@comcast.net.

Wednesday, Sept. 17 (Constitution Day), at 7 p.m. "The National Popular Voter  Compact: Reforming our electoral college," Speakers: Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, 20th dist., and Assemblyman Richard Merkt, 21st dist. Union Public Library, 1980 Morris Ave., Union, www.youseemore.com/UnionPL.  Admission is free. Light refreshments. For more information call (908) 851-5450, ext. 2.

Friday, Sept. 19 "The New Education Order: School Consolidation, Construction, Funding and Preschool Expansion," 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Middlesex County College, in Edison, sponsored by the Educational Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the N.J. Department of Education. Information available at www.njslom.org or from Suzanne Delancy at(609) 695-3481, ext. 111.

Monday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m. Rally and Press Conference,in support of Abbott and equitable education funding, sponsored by Our Children/Our Schools, A Statewide Education Justice Campaign, outside the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton. That day, inside that building, the N.J. Supreme Court will hear attorneys  from the state and from Education Law Center argue about the constitutionality of the School Funding Reform Act of 2008 (SFRA) and the future of Abbott. Local LWV president Herb Green hopes he can organize Plainfield residents to participate in  the rally and possibly sit in on the arguments. Please call Herb at 757-1873.

League of Women Voters of Plainfield * P.O. Box 2900 * Plainfield, New Jersey 07062