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Calendar of Events

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Date & Time        Place        Description
Monday, February 20, 2017
1-3:30pm
Lewes Library
111 Adams Avenue,
Lewes, DE 19958
Black History Month Observation.
In observation of Black History Month, Charlotte King, former President of the LWVDE and the LWVDE Advocacy Corps, will share some of her observations regarding the things we may or may not know about Black History in terms of our more current history since the abolition of slavery after the Civil War.

This short discussion will be followed by the screening of the film, 'Slavery By Another Name'.

After the film, we will have a short debriefing discussion.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
6pm
Sussex County Council
2 The Circle
Georgetown, De 19966
Planning and Zoning Meeting.

At the conclusion of every Planning and Zoning meeting, the Commissioners receive updates on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

Members of the public are then invited to share their concerns about what they would like to see in the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

This is your opportunity to go on record to influence Sussex County Policy. To check the calendar:

Friday, February 24, 2017
11:30am-1:30pm
Green Turtle Restaurant
17388 North Village Main Unit 21,
Lewes, DE 19958
Orientation Meeting.

Join us to learn more about the Sussex County League. This meeting will be an orientation where we discuss the similarities and differences between the national, state and local leagues.

We will introduce our existing committees and talk about the various alliances with whom we are currently working.

We expect lots of questions and suggestions for how to improve our processes and the areas of our work for 2017.

Come join us and get involved!!!

Friday, March 3, 2017
9:45-Noon
Home of Janet Ambrose
For location information contact sussexlwv@gmail.com
LWVSC Board Meeting.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
6pm
Sussex County Council
2 The Circle
Georgetown, De 19966
Planning and Zoning Meeting.

At the conclusion of every Planning and Zoning meeting, the Commissioners receive updates on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

Members of the public are then invited to share their concerns about what they would like to see in the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

This is your opportunity to go on record to influence Sussex County Policy. To check the calendar:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7-9pm
Sussex County Council
2 The Circle
Georgetown, De 19966
Affordable Housing & Substandard Housing Issues.

Our panel members will be Trish Kelleher, Executive Director of the DE Housing Coalition, Melody Taylor, HUD Branch Chief for Region II and Brad Whaley, Director of the Sussex County Community Development Office. Additional forums are under discussion.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
6pm
Sussex County Council
2 The Circle
Georgetown, De 19966
Planning and Zoning Meeting.

At the conclusion of every Planning and Zoning meeting, the Commissioners receive updates on the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

Members of the public are then invited to share their concerns about what they would like to see in the 2018 Comprehensive Plan.

This is your opportunity to go on record to influence Sussex County Policy. To check the calendar:

Friday, March 31, 2017
Noon
TBD Fun Lunch.
Friday, April 7, 2017
9:45-Noon
Home of Marge LaFond
For location information contact sussexlwv@gmail.com
LWVSC Board Meeting.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Noon
TBD Fun Lunch.
Friday, May 5, 2017
9:45-Noon
TBD
For location information contact sussexlwv@gmail.com
LWVSC Board Meeting.
February 2028
1-3pm
Cadbury, Auditorium
17028 Cadbury Cir
Lewes, DE 19958
Putting a Price on Carbon, part of the LWV Toolkit for Climate Action.

The LWV Sussex County chapter will be hosting an Information and Consensus Meeting on the Delaware Price on Carbon (DEPOC) Study Committee of LWVDE.

If you'd like to know more on the subject before that presentation, here are some good resources -- some LWV and a recent radio program on the subject:

Putting a Price on Carbon, part of the LWV Toolkit for Climate Action a 50-minute discussion, from WAMU and WSDL's "The A1" program earlier this week. Listen at:

A short PDF (4 pages of text in an 8 page shell), mentioned in that program, here:

​Please share this with others who you think might be interested. Only members will participate in the Consensus portion of the 2/28 meeting, but all are welcome to participate in the Information part.

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