It’s All About Women’s Issues

Thursday, June 6
The LWV of Darien Welcomes


Kate Farrar
Executive Director of the Connecticut
Women’s Education and Legal Fund

The non-profit CWEALF was founded in 1973 with a mission to advocate for and empower
women and girls in Connecticut, especially those who are underserved or marginalized.
They work towards gender equality through Legal Education, Public Policy and Advocacy
and Advancement and Leadership.

The Darien Community Association
274 Middlesex Rd., Darien, CT 06820
Annual Meeting will begin at 12:00 pm
Followed by High Tea and speaker at 1:00 pm

RSVP by June 3
Send check for $25 members/ $30 non-members in advance to:
Sandy Filmer, 10 Harriett Lane, Darien, CT 06820

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League of Women Voters of Darien
June 6, 2019
Annual Meeting Agenda
Call to order
Approval of May 1st Minutes
Volunteer of the Year
  • Congratulations to Shelly Skoglund. She produced the Fall 2018 Voters Guide, served as a question sorter at Candidates Night,successfully
    recruited many new members and then, as a member of the Nominating Committee, also successfully asked them to step up to Board positions. She and other town volunteers were honored at a luncheon at the DCA on May 21st. Thanks for all of your work, Shelly.
Food For Thought
  • Thanks to Karla Coe for coordinating a full year’s worth of stimulating discussion sessions. (In addition to coordinating the League Program Committee). Based on strong demand FFT will probably continue to meet over the summer.

 Observer Corps Light

  • Thank you to Judy Phillips, Executive Director of the Darien/Norwalk YWCA for an informative presentation on the YWCA’s initiatives re: women’s empowerment at our May meeting. There are many areas where our missions overlap and we hope to coordinate our efforts going forward.
Presentation of 2019-20 proposed board slate (Sue Okie)
  • Thanks everyone for volunteering, especially newer members
  • Nominations from the floor for open positions
  • At-large members will be asked to assist with secretary duties and other ad-hoc needs
  • Volunteers welcome to join 100th LWV Anniversary Planning Committee
   Vote to approve/amend proposed board slate
Presentation of 2019-20 budget and vote to approve (Stephanie Maher)
Recap of 2018-19 LWV Activities 
Motion to Adjourn

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