Local League of Women Voters hosting forum on Reformatory for Women

League of Women Voters Marion will host a Community Forum Informational Meeting for the public entitled “What’s Happening at the Ohio Reformatory for Women?” on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the United Way Conference Room, 125 Executive Drive in Marion. Guest speakers will be Deb Bacon, ORW School Counselor and Vicki Radebaugh, […]

Community invited to “Speed Date” your local leaders

League of Women Voters Marion will sponsor a Speed Date Your Local Leaders public meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Hwy East. About 60 community residents are needed to sit at round tables ready to meet the 10 Local Leaders invited to conduct the Speed Dates. The program […]

LWVMarion hosting informational meeting on Ohio’s medical marijuana laws

League of Women Voters Marion will host a Community Forum for the public, “Medical Marijuana in Ohio: the Law – the Process,” on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in Marion Public Library’s Downstairs Meeting Room, 445 East Church Street. Guest speakers will be Jeff Ratliff, local attorney, and Chip Kepford, farmer/businessman. According to […]

League of Women Voters’ meeting to explore early childhood care and education

A League of Women Voters of Marion’s public meeting at Epworth Methodist Church on Thursday, March 17, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., will feature “Are We Crazy About Our Kids?“,  a 32 minute video from “The Raising of America’”(RoA) series. Organizers say the video will present provocative and compelling evidence of the critical importance […]

League of Women Voters offers information on local elections

The Marion League of Women Voters (LWV) is offering the following information to get you ready for Tuesday’s 2015 General Election. The ballot includes races and issues for every voter in Marion County. The recent October 22, 2015 LWV Candidates Night, open to the public and broadcast live by WMRN from the  Marion Senior Center, […]

League of Women Voters Candidates Night is set for Thursday

League of Women Voters (LWV) of Marion will hold their annual Candidates Night (CN) Debate Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marion Senior Center, 2375 Harding Highway E. This year’s participants are the contested local candidates running for office. Community guests should arrive for seating between 7:00 and 7:20 p.m.  The broadcast […]

LWV meeting to explore removing community transportation barriers

As part of League of Women Voters (LWV) Marion’s Voter Service and Advocacy Agenda for 2015-16, the League’s first monthly meeting will feature Marion’s community transportation services, including both met and unmet needs for residents of Marion County.  The meeting, open to the public, will be held Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.. at […]

LWV’s 95th birthday program to look at African-American Women’s Suffrage Reality

The establishment of the League of Women Voters and the passage of the 19th Amendment that granted women the right to vote occurred in 1920. These 2 events brought to a close the 72 year hard-fought, often violent, battle for women’s suffrage during which women were beaten and jailed for any efforts they made to […]

Local leaders ready to “Speed Date” area residents

To be successful, Marion’s first Speed Date Your Local Leaders event on April 30, 2015 will need about 80 community residents to show up and sit at the 16 tables set up for the 16 local leaders who have accepted an invitation to participate. League of Women Voters Marion, together with co-sponsor The Marion Star, […]

LWVMarion meeting to focus on juvenile detention alternatives

League of Women Voters of Marion’s monthly program meeting, entitled Overview of Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative, will be held at United Way of Marion County, 125 Executive Drive, on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend. Deborah Alspach, Administrative Judge of the Family Court for Marion County, will provide […]