Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

The calendar on this page is of general LWV activities, events of community interest, and election dates and forums. View a calendar of only of local elections and forums. All forums are free and open to the public.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, April 16, 2018
11am
On board the USS Yorktown
40 Patriots Point Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
A Portrait of My Grandmother, Eleanor Roosevelt. Special guest: Nancy Roosevelt Ireland The event will commemorate the anniversary of Mrs. Roosevelt's christening of the Yorktown. It is sponsored by the USS Yorktown Foundation and the League of Women Voters (an organization with which Mrs. Roosevelt was very much involved during her lifetime). This event is free and open to the public.

League members wishing to attend are asked to RSVP melindalh@aol.com

Saturday, April 28, 2018
9am to 3pm
Doubletree Hotel
2100 Bush River Rd
Columbia, SC 29210
Call to State Council 2018. RSVP, pay

At this annual meeting, SC League members adopt a state budget, hear speakers, and attend seminars. Speakers include former SC Senator Joel Lourie on redistricting strategy and USC Professor of Political Science, Robert Oldendick, on Primary Watching and the Changing SC Political landscape.

Participants may attend two of the following sessions:

  • Ready for the Primaries
  • Member Engagement and Leadership Development
  • Redistricting and Fund raising
  • Planning an Issue-based Program
  • Proposal to generate plutonium weapon ingredients at SRS
  • President's Roundtable
Thursday, May 3, 2018
3:30 & 5:30pm
Mt. Pleasant Public Library
1133 Mathis Ferry Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
What Is Gerrymandering & How Do We Stop It?. Barbara Fowler and Carol Degnen of the League of Women Voters make presentations at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 6, 2018
5:00 cocktails, 6:00 dinner
Tommy Condon's Restaurant
160 Church St
Charleston, SC 29401
2018 Annual Meeting. The LWVCA will give our Spirit of Democracy award to Ginny Deerin and vote on our program for the 2018-2019 year. Learn more and rsvp here.