New Board/Old Board Minutes ~ 7.26.18

SUMMARY OF NEW BOARD /OLD BOARD July 26, 2018

VOTER SERVICE

Registration: PrimeTime House July 31
Try to set up at colleges in Fall.

Debates:  Will cosponsor with Lakeville Journal after Primary
Noted upcoming party primary debates.

Hope to cosponsor with LWV of Northern Fairfield County a debate for 5th Congressional district.

ACTION ON GUN ISSUES
Certain organizations in Litchfield and Goshen will be approached.

Letter was reviewed by board members.  Several small changes were suggested.

Kerry will send personalized letters in mid August.

Committee members will follow up asking for appointment.

Lynn and Mike will set training session (2 dates TBD)

SPEAKERS/CALENDAR

After discussion with group, two topic were chosen:

History of Immigration in America – Martha will invite speaker,

Kevin Jennings from Tenement Museum (NYC), choose date and set up with Litchfield Historical Society.

Arrange bus trip with Community Center to Museum in December.

Regionalization will be topic of our Fall Kickoff Meeting. Ask rep from Council of Governments to speak at the library.

100TH ANNIVERSARY of LWV.  50th ANNIVERSARY of LWV of Litchfield

County to be celebrated in 2019 -2020. (It is also 300th Anniversary of Litchfield).  We need to have a big celebration with luncheon speaker at Annual Meeting.

MOTION PASSED to buy small ad in booklet of Festival of Trees.  Who is going to decide the content of ad?? Joyce LaKamp can do the graphics. Need to submit before Sept.1st.

Prepared by Kerry Mayers

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