Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, January 31, 2019
 
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway, Coos Bay
The Jordan Cove Project, The Coos Bay Environment, & Our Community. This informational forum of scientists & experts reviewed ecological aspects of the Jordan Cove Energy Project & its implications for our community. Topics discussed included how this project would influence the ecology of the estuary, recreation, fishing and hunting, & bay access and navigation. The public was invited to attend. Presentations can be viewed by going to the Current Project tab to the left or by visiting the Coos County League of Women Voters Face Book page where you can find a link to the video tape made available by the public access channel.
Friday, April 12, 2019
7 - 9 pm
Black Market Gourmet
495 Central Ave., Coos Bay
7th Annual Adult Spelling Bee. This event is sponsored by the Coos Bay Library as a fundraiser. Come and cheer on the Coos County League team. Contact Carol Ventgen @ 541-756-2041 for more information.
Monday, April 15, 2019
midnight
http://tinyurl.com/lwvessay Civil Discourse Essay. Once again the League invites & challenges Coos County & Reedsport middle school, high school, & college students to write a 250-300 word essay answering the question: "How can we promote civil discourse?" Students will also have to distill their main idea in a tweet with the hashtag #civildiscourse.

Entries will be accepted until midnight April 15. 1st prize = $100, 2nd prize = $75 and 3rd prize = $50. Winners will read their essays and tweet on Sunday, May 5th in Coos Bay. For complete information and rules click on the link to the left under location.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
6:30 - 9 pm
Egyptian Theatre
229 S. Broadway Ave., Coos Bay
Jordan Cove Energy Project: Safety & Economic Concerns. The League of Women Voters of Coos County invites you to our 2nd informational session on Safety & Economic concerns of the Jordon Cove Energy Project. Areas of concern are: Safety in the location of the facility and of the facility itself, SIGGTO standards, Tsunami & Seismic concerns, Emissions & Noise generated, Navigation corridor risks, Fishing, Recreational tourism, and the Dynamics of Boom & Bust on our community. A questions & answers session will follow the presentations, so the community can get answers to their questions. This is a FREE event.
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
 
Ashland Springs Hotel
Ashland, Oregon
LWVOR State Convention. details coming soon