Enjoy lively discussions of books chosen by group members. All are welcome.
The LWVCC book group is open to all Concord and Carlisle residents. Advance notice is not necessary and all are welcome to attend and participate in the discussion. Visit Bookgroup for more information or contact BookGroup@lwvcc.org
Help us honor outstanding advocates for the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers. Download the 2011 River Stewardship Award Nomination Form. Read more in the flyer. DEADLINE for submitting nominations is April 1, 2011.
Click here to read about past award recipients.
The 2010 movies were: Running Dry, The Power of Community, What's Growing in Concord?, Flow, Fresh, The True Cost of Food, The Big Energy Gamble.
Other past LWVCC Movie Night picks: An Inconvenient Truth, The American Southwest: Are We Running Dry?, Fast Food Nation, The Real Dirt on Farmer John, Supersize Me, Energy Crossroads: A Burning Need to Change Course.
LWVCC also organized a team for the 2008 Water Conservation Challenge. Click here for more information on the program and a list of sponsors.
For a sample Observer Corps report, click here.
LWV of Massachusetts Biennial Convention: Women Making a Difference, May 20-21, 2011, Publick House, Sturbridge, MA. Featured speakers: Boston Globe Op-Ed Columnist Joanna Weiss; Fitchburg Mayor Lisa A. Wong.
LWVCC Carlisle Candidates Forum, May 1, 2011, Town Hall.
LWVMA Day on the Hill, April 13, 2011, Gardner Auditorium, State House, Boston. Featured speakers: Sen. James Eldridge and Sen. Stanley Rosenberg. Click here for flyer.
LWVCC Concord Candidates Forum, March 6, 2011, Town House. Click here for press release.
"Women's Health in the 21st Century: What We Need to Know," sponsored by LWV of Massachusetts, March 5, 2011, MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham. See flyer.
LWVCC Public Forum: "Our Town, Our Schools, Our Money: Facing Concord's Financial Challenges," February 16, 2011, Concord Town House Hearing Room. Panelists: Chris Whelan, Town Manager; Tony Logalbo, Town Finance Director; Diana Rigby, Superintendent of Schools; and John Flaherty, Deputy Superintendent for Finance and Operations. Click here for press release.
LWVCC Winter Member Breakfast, January 19, 2011, Colonial Inn, Concord. Open discussion and League announcements.
LWVCC December Potluck Luncheon and Speakers, December 1, 2010. Guest speakers: Pamela Hathaway (Concord's Kids Eat Smart) and Kathy Balles (Carlisle Grows Green, a Carlisle School Garden and Composting Project).
Troubled Waters, Part 2: Protecting Our Taps, Alcott School Auditorium, Concord, November 5, 2010. Speaker forum and action group sessions. Contact TroubledWaters@lwvcc.org. View press release, speaker bios and flyer.
LWV of Massachusetts Membership Plus! Workshop, Shrewsbury Library, October 2, 2010.
LWVCC Autumn Membership Coffee, Concord Greene Clubhouse, September 15, 2010.
LWVUS President Elisabeth MacNamara was the honored guest at a reception hosted by LWVCC at a member's home in Concord on July 14, 2010.
LWVUS Convention in Atlanta, GA - "90 Years of Making Democracy Work," June 11-15, 2010.
LWVCC Annual Meeting, May 26, 2010, Hawthorne Room, Milldam Square, Concord. Ned Perry, Concord Town Moderator (2000-2010) spoke on "A Civic Engagement: Town Meeting in Concord." Click here for Annual Meeting Workbook (including annual reports).
LWVMA Council 2010: 90 Years of Making a Difference, May 22, 2010, Lasell College, Newton, MA. Click here for details.
LWV of Massachusetts Day on the Hill--"Transportation: Getting Around in Massachusetts," April 28, 2010, Gardner Auditorium, State House, Boston. More information on the League's annual lobby day is at http://www.lwvma.org.
Democracy in the Balance: Corporate Power in Politics, March 19, 2010, Trinitarian Congregational Church, Concord, was co-sponsored by LWVCC. Video soon available on CCTV Channel 8 (http://www.concordtv.org). Click here for press release.
League of Women Voters Winter Breakfast
January 13, 2010, Colonial Inn, Concord
At this annual League gathering, members and friends shared a delicious meal, heard the latest on League activities, and learned more about Citizens United v. FEC and campaign finance reform with the League's guest, Concord attorney Jeff Clements. Click here to read Mr. Clements speech, Making Democracy Work: Free Speech for People, or watch it as a CCTV Video on Demand (search term: league). (The views expressed by Mr. Clements are his own and are not necessarily the views of the League of Women Voters.)