Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, April 22, 2013
LaGrange Public Library
10 W. Cossitt, LaGrange
COOK COUNTY MATTERS. What government body has an operating budget of $2.9 billion? Where does the money come from to pay for this? Property taxes? Which elected official of Cook County has the largest budget? What are some of the "hot topics" that voters should be watching for over the next year?

Pris Mims, from the League of Women Voters of Cook County, will present this new, 30-minute Power Point and there will be time for discussion and questions.

Monday, May 6, 2013
9:30 AM - 1PM
University Center
525 S. State, Chicago
LWVCC 2012 ANNUAL MEETING. Featured Speaker: Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans, Cook County Circuit Court

Coffee & Muffins and a Box Lunch will be served.

Cost: $35 per person RSVP by Friday, April 26 For further information contact LWVCC at 312-939-5935X27 or

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
6:45pm - 9pm
Mary Klonowski's house LWVLGA Board Meeting. All are welcome
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
6 PM
Betty Doig's house
108 S. Sunset Ave.
LWVLGA Annual Meeting. As always, bring a dish to share and join us for the annual meeting.

Please review the following info which is in the current newsletter in order to be prepared for our annual meeting:  Agenda  Nominating Committee Report  Revisions to the LWVLGA Bylaws proposed by the bylaws committee and reviewed by the board  Annual Budget

Thursday, September 12, 2013
5:30 PM
Mayslake Peabody Estate
enter on 31st St just west of Rte 83
Oak Brook, IL
2nd Annual Persons of Impact. Last year, we honored Paul Houston of LTHS for his dedication to civic education and voter registration; Andrianna Peterson, Assistant Village Manager of La Grange, for her support of League programs that inform residents on issues of public policy; and Barbara Yong, Attorney and Partner at Golan and Christie, for her outstanding support of the League and her passionate pursuit of equality for women in the work force.

Contact Mary Lou Lowrey or Laurie Sinden to help with planning for this year's event or e-mail