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The League of Women Voters BHNPS

Help make Democracy Work! 
LWV Scholarship Fund GALA

An evening of fun, friendship and an opportunity to 
show your support for the League of Women Voters

 

Sunday, December 11, 2016 5-8 pm

Moe’s Bistro

(at the Murray Hill Inn)

535 Central Ave*New Providence, NJ
Cocktails, Music and delicious Hors d’oeuvres

LWV “Making Democracy Work” Awards

Joanne Rajoppi, Union County Clerk

Susan Lederman, Past President LWVUS

Stephanie Hornstein, New Providence Teacher

Silent Auction: Holiday gifts for your friends and family

$65 per person

Please join us for this wonderful celebration!

You may also send a check for your tickets to:
Patricia Dixon Black
45 Woodland Avenue
#28
Summit, NJ 07901

 

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VOTER Questions? Call 908.464.7346

 


NOVEMBER 10
Vito Gallo

Hitting the Restart Button on Affordable Housing
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

 


SEPTEMBER 27
Dr. Krista Jenkins

Views, Votes and Trends in Presidential Politics
Summit High School at 7:30pm
It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

 

 

     


HIGHLIGHTS of 2015-16:

SEPTEMBER 21
Diane Riley

Hillside Community Food Bank
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

Here are some photos of our LUNCHEON on OCTOBER 3rd, 2016!
Click here to see the rest!

NOVEMBER 16
Consensus Ammendment
Study/Discussion
Money and Politics Study
Leader: Dr. Susan Lederman
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

January 19 2016
Human Trafficking Program
Speaker: Keyla Munoz
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

Anne Silvestri and Patricia Dixon Black at Union County College on March 15, 2016, checking and counting 121 newly registered voter applications!

March 15 2016
Women's eNews
Speaker: Rita Henley Jensen
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

April 7 2016
Faith in Action on Climate
Speaker: Reverend Fletcher Harper
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

May 3, 2016
Democracy in Action: A Deep Dive Into Elections
Speaker: Professor Brigid Harrison
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

It was a very pleasant and informative evening for all!
COME and hear our next speaker!

LWV End-of-Year Party and Award Ceremony!
Congratulations to our Citizenship Award winners!

  • Megan Cranston, GL High School, Berkeley Heights
    Marielle "Ellie" Rogoff, Summit High School, Summit
    Shaden H. Awad, New Providence High School, New Providence

 


MEETINGS and PROGRAMS 2016-17

MONTH

DATE

MEETING OR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

JULY

1

Please pay MEMBERSHIP DUES by July 1

 

14

LWV Presidents meeting at home of Susan Ferris 10am

 

14

LWV Fall/Winter fundraiser meeting at home of Susan Ferris 7pm

 

26

Summit Community Night---Sharon Davis to head u

 

 

 

AUGUST

08

VOTE411 Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:00pm

 

25

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:00pm

SEPTEMBER

8

Scotch Plains Public Library
Voter Registration Event
Diane Voight/Pat Dolan

27

Education PROGRAM 
Summit High School
Krista Jenkins, a program on Political Participation, Civic Engagement
and the Changing American Citizen

 

 24

LWV Statewide Voter Registration Weekend at Shoprite in Gillette
Jeanne Unger
Students may help:
Megan Cranston (BH)  megancran@gmail.com
Ellie Rogoff (Summit)  ellierogoff@gmail.com
Shaden Awad (NP) NEED EMAIL

 

 

 

OCTOBER

2

LWV Election Information Page:
Check your local newspaper/Vote 411

 

8

League of Women Voters 2016 Fall Forum and Workshops

 

L & T Fundraiser --- not this year

13

Candidates Forum for Berkeley Heights

 

15

Candidates Forum for Summit: Summit High School

 

16

Summit Farmer’s Market: Voter Registration

 

NOVEMBER

9

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

15

Tentative Program Ideas:
November- Vito Gallo on affordable housing or meet the mayors. Diane will speak to Vito

 

 

 

DECEMBER

11

LWV Scholarship Fund GALA/ Fundraiser (Moe’s Restaurant)

 

 

Bulletin needs to be finalized and mailed

 

 

 

JANUARY

22

Human Trafficking Awareness PROGRAM
New Providence Memorial Library
Program Ideas:
January- a film with the College Club: Rosa Parks.  Collect cash/gift cards for the FBI. Possible films Sold or Tricked

 

 

 

FEBRUARY

Begins Feb 8th

This is a series of meetings about International issues. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. A full listing will be posted.

 

21

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

MARCH

TBA

Women's History Month PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046
Tentative Program Ideas:
March- Ellie Rogoff- Women for Women International - explanation of organization and club in Summit.  Marleen will speak to Ellie

 

 

 

APRIL

TBA

Environmental Issues PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046
Tentative Program Ideas:
April- The Environment- John McKeon. Ellie Gruber (LWVNJ Natural resources Committee). Brenda will call John McKeon

 

 

 

MAY

TBA

PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center of NP ~ 15 East Fourth Street
908-665-0046
Tentative Program Ideas:
May- Sharon will look into an African-American Judge who is leading the fight on criminal justice reform. How about Ryan Haygood, NJ Institute for Social Justice
AddressMilitary Park Building, 60 Park Pl #511, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone(973) 624-9400

 

25

BOARD Meeting at the home of Susan Ferris Rights 7:30pm

 

 

 

JUNE

8

Annual Meeting, Election of Officers and Awards to local high school Juniors at the home of Marlene Sincaglia


We will have a lot going on in the fall with both the election and VOTE411.

FALL 2016 or some in the SPRING 2017:
Speakers on local issues (see examples below):
Housing (Vito Gallo)
Environmental issues (Brendan Keating)

DECEMBER: Fundraiser

SPRING 2017:
Major Programs (see examples below) :
Mayoral Forum (BH, NP and Summit)
Name speaker for ONE event

POSSIBLE Making Democracy Work winners for November or December Fundraiser:
Stephanie Hornstein NPHS
Joanne Cioppi County Clerk
Susan Lederman NP, Past President LWV

 

MEETINGS and PROGRAMS 2015-16
MONTH DATE MEETING OR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
     
JULY 1 Please pay MEMBERSHIP DUES by July 1
  17 Meeting at home of Susan Ferris Rights to address invitations
  21 Summit Community Night
     
AUGUST 17 Mail Luncheon invites
  27 BOARD Meeting NP Memorial Library
     
SEPTEMBER 15 MLD Conference call 7pm
  16 Luncheon Comm Meet 7:30 Sincaglia
  21 SEPTEMBER PROGRAM:
Hillside Community Food Bank

DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm
  23 Program Comm Meet 7:30 Davis
  30 Union County Freeholders Night
     
OCTOBER 2 LWV Election Information to be posted on website
  3 League Luncheon Fairmount Country Club 12pm
Speaker: Ruth Mandel
Silent Auction

  10 League of Women Voters 2015 Fall Forum and Workshops
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 9 am - 3 pm,
New Jersey Hospital Association Conference Center
760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ
  12 Candidates Forum for Berkeley Heights:
GL High School, Berkeley Heights 7:30pm
  17 Candidates Forum for Summit: Summit High School 9am
  24 Sale of tickets for L&T Fundraiser at NP A&P
  29 Lord & Taylor Fundraiser
     
NOVEMBER 9 BOARD Meeting 236 Union Avenue at 7:30pm
  16 Consensus Ammendment Study discussion
Money and Politics Study
Leader: Susan Lederman
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm

  17 Program Committee Meeting 7:30
  19 NOVEMBER PROGRAM:
Morristown LWV presentation on consensus issue regarding Campus Assault
     
DECEMBER 1 Constitutional Amendment Study consensus reports (electronic) from Leagues due to LWVUS
  2 MLD Conference call 7pm
  13 Holiday Party at the home of Susan Ferris Rights
    Bulletin needs to be finalized and mailed
     
JANUARY 19 Human Trafficking Awareness PROGRAM
DeCorso Community Center
15 East 4th Street
New Providence at 7:30pm
     
FEBRUARY 1 Money-Politics consensus reports (electronic) from Leagues due to LWVUS
    During February we collaborate with Interweave to hold the Great Decisions program. This is a series of meetings about International issues. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. A full listing will be posted.
  22 BOARD Meeting New Providence Memorial Library at 7:30pm
  23 MLD Conference call 7pm
     
MARCH 6 12pm Brunch/2 PM Sister Play
Fundraiser
DreamCatcher Theater, Summit NJ
  15 Women's History Month PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Rita Henley Jensen: Women’s E-News
     
APRIL 7 Environmental Issues PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director of Green Faith Faith and Action on Climate: From Trenton to Paris and Beyond (Focus on the environment) You can learn more about Green Faith at :http://www.greenfaith.org
     
MAY 3 PROGRAM
(7:30pm/DeCorso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street, New Providence) Professor Brigid Harrison Focus: Women in NJ Politics
  16 BOARD Meeting New Providence Memorial Library at 7:30pm
  17 MLD Conference call 7pm
     
JUNE 9 Annual Meeting, Election of Officers and Awards to local high school Juniors at the home of Marlene Sincaglia

 


BE SURE TO REGISTER TO VOTE

Voter Registration Forms
These forms must be mailed or hand delivered to your county Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections.  Faxed copies cannot be accepted because an original signature isrequired to register.  

If you have any questions about registering, please contact the League of Women Voters of New Jersey at 1-800-792-VOTE (8683)