The 19th Amendment Gave women the right to vote nearly 100 years ago and the League of Women Voters of the United States will soon celebrate 100 years of Making Democracy Work®.

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS ABC along with the Anoka County History Center is Hosting a CENTENNIAL TEA to raise funds for an exhibit featuring the League of Women Voters Chapters that have been active in Anoka County and women of Anoka County who championed the 19th Amendment. The ex...hibit will open at the Anoka County History Center in 2019.

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM
Location: Anoka County History Center
2135 Third Avenue North
Anoka, Minnesota 55303
(Free parking)

Program: "It All Began With a Tea"
Learn about the history of League of Women Voters in Anoka County and about the exhibit that will showcase League of Women Voters and inspirational women of Anoka County.

Tickets: $25
Tickets are available at LWV ABC meetings or by calling Sandy at 763-780-8257

Reservation and Payment Required by April 30, 2018.
(Limited to 40 people)

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Sandy at 763-780-8257 or

Co-sponsored by LWV ABC and Anoka County History Center

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This meeting on Tuesday night will be of interest to those who care about the Mississippi!

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Walter J. Breckenridge Chapter Izaak Walton League of America

The public is welcome to this social/educational meeting on May 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Breckenridge Chapter House of the Izaak Walton League of America, 8...816 West River Road, Brooklyn Park. For more information call 763-421- 6781.

David Zentner of the Duluth Izaak Walton League, two-time National Conservationist of the Year and former President of both the National and Minnesota Division Izaak Walton League will present a forum on the Upper Mississippi River (UMR) Project. This is a four-state initiative (IA, IL, MN, WI) to move forward our Clean Water Act goal set back in 1972 to make all the waters of these United States fishable and swimmable. It strives to instigate methods of cooperation between urban and suburban land owners, farmers, businesses and local government leaders and to understand the needs, wants and perceptions of each. How to monitor streams, tributaries and their watersheds to the river will also be discussed. “Our work to date includes citizen water quality monitoring with a purpose. It includes reaching out to global agricultural corporations. We’ve visited with farmers and colleague organizations. We’ve secured foundation funding. We have important “off-shoot” projects! There does appear to be an awakening, a buzz about bringing land and food production into better harmony with clean water, healthy soils, and wildlife. Yet, also embracing improved farm economic stability.”

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Where's LWV going in Minnesota? Come to LWV ABC's meeting Monday, Sept 11, and meet Michelle Witte, LWV MN's new Executive Director! Time: 6:00 Social and Light Supper/6:30 Program Location: Andover City Hall’s Senior Center, at the north end of the building,1685 Crosstown Blvd NW Don’t miss this one! Our guest will be Michelle Witte, Executive Director of League of Women Voters Minnesota. Learn about the power of this non-profit organization to influence public policy and educate and inform. Hear about Michelle’s vision for League of Women Voters in the upcoming year. You’ll also learn about our local League’s fall plans for conducting candidate forums for school boards positions in Spring Lake Park and Anoka-Hennepin, for conducting voter registrations in high schools, and more. Be prepared to sign up to help with the forums and voter registrations. Additionally, we will present our annual Friend of League award that honors an individual or organization making a significant impact on our communities through cooperation and support
Photos to enjoy from our December 2016 meeting!
LWV ABC was well represented at today's a Water Summit! Geri and Darby Nelson, Lonni McCaulley, Kathy Tingelstad and Gretchen Sabel were all there.
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