Mark Your Calendar
2015 - 2016

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June


18
5:30 p.m.
LWVGB Annual Business Meeting 2015
Sweet Tea Restaurant®
2205 3rd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
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July

4
Independence Day
4

Freedom of Information Act Anniversary
30
First Quarter PMP Payment
August

1
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
LWVGB Board Training & Planning Meeting
Orientation and Planning Meeting
Vestavia Public Library
Tree House
1221 Montgomery Hwy
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
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6
5:20 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Voter Education & Registration
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Summer Seminar Series
LWVGB collaborating with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporation, Upsilon Eta Omega Chapter
18

Board agenda items due to LWVGB President.
25 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
26
Women’s Equality Day – 19th Amendment - Women’s Right to Vote - certified on this date 1920
September
REMINDER:  September is LWV Membership Renewal Month! Renew online or by mail.  September is also Voter Education Month!
7

Labor Day
11
Patriot Day in honor of the 911 fallen
13
5:30 p.m.
Metro Birmingham NAACP Salute to
Community Empowerment and
Voter Empowerment Champions
Miles College, Pearson Hall
5500 Myron Massey Blvd.
Fairfield, AL  35064

LWVGB is honored to receive this organization's 2015 Voter Empowerment Award for outstanding service with voter education and non-partisan get out the vote. LWVGB members and the general public are invited to attend. Formal attire is recommended. Call the Metro Beimingham NAACP Office at 205 516-9806 or email hjacks@hotmail.com
for further information.
15

RSVP deadline for the LWVGB Cocktail Reception and Meet and Greet at The Summit Club. Contact jayme.rotch@clubcorp.com or 205.252.0088 ext. 237. See event information below on 9/17.
15
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
LWVGB Voter Registration
Jefferson State Junior College, Shelby Campus
4600 Valleydale Road
Birmingham, Alabama 35242
16

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
17

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Private Cocktail Reception Meet and Greet
The Summit Club
Regions-Harbert Plaza – Ste 3100 *
1901 6th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL  35203

League members, please come and invite your friends! See details and downloadable flyer at www.lwvgb.org. Please distribute flyer and promote on social media. Thanks!
17
Constitution Day - U. S. Constitution signed 1787 / Citizenship Day
21
UN International Day of Peace
22

National Voter Registration Day
We're Celebrating Democracy in America!
Are you registered to vote? We can help!
Look for registration drives in your community sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham! Details soon! Note:  We're looking for registration volunteers at the following college /university locations and more on or about Sept. 22:
  • Lawson State Community College (Bessemer and Birmingham campuses)
  • UAB
  • Miles
  • Birmingham School of Law
  • Virginia College
  • Jefferson State Community College (Shelby Campus, Center Point Campus)
  • Brown Mackie
Let us know if you are interested in volunteering! Send email to voter.registration@lwvgb.org
22
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Teleconference Meeting
LWVGB Members, if you would like to listen to the meeting, contact the League at admin@lwvgb.org for access information.
October

12
Columbus Day
20
LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
22
6:00 p.m. Reception

7:00 p.m. Dinner
United Nations Association of the United States
UNA-USA Birmingham Chapter hosts
70th Anniversary Celebration of the United Nations - 2015 Banquet
Guest Speaker is @Sunny Slaughter speaking on the subject of HUMAN TRAFFICING.
Get more information.
27
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
24
United Nations Day
30
Second Quarter PMP Payment
November

11

11:00 a.m. Luncheon

1:30 p.m. Parade
Armistice/Veterans/Poppy Day – all in honor of our Armed Service people

In Birmingham, AL:
World Peace Luncheon
BJCC East Ballroom
and
Veterans' Day Parade
Downtown B'ham
10

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
17
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Teleconference Meeting
LWVGB Members, if you would like to listen to the meeting, contact the League at admin@lwvgb.org for access information.
26

Thanksgiving Day
December

1

Annual Giving Tuesday! - Please give on this day (or there about!) to LWVGB at http://www.lwvgb.org/about/donate/
Thank you!
7
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
15
Bill of Rights Day
2016


January

15

Martin Luther King's Birthday
17
Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday
18

Martin Luther King Day of Service
19

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
26
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
28

Deadline by which LWVGB Board appoints the Budget Committee.
30
LWV membership count deadline
30
Third quarter PMP payment
February

1
National Freedom Day – signing of the 13th Amendment outlawing slavery
2

First day of the 2016 Regular Session of the Alabama Legislature
14
LWV Birthday - 96 years young!
15
President’s Day (Birthdays - Lincoln Feb 12, Washington Feb 21)
16

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
23
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Teleconference Meeting
LWVGB Members, if you would like to listen to the meeting, contact the League at admin@lwvgb.org for access information.
28

Deadline for LWVGB members to make Program recommendations to the Board.
March
Women's History Month


Due for approval of LWVGB Board and/or printing in The Voter
Program Planning Responses, Nomination Report, Budget Proposal, Bylaws Proposal
Date TBA
1

Primary Elections
8

International Women's Day
13-19

Sunshine Week
15

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
22
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
28

Call to Business Meeting goes out to members with meeting business information.
Deadline for LWVGB Board of Directors to report recommended budget, recommended bylaws changes, and recommended and non-recommended* program items to the membership. Deadline for Nominating Committee to report slate of nominated LWVGB officers and directors.
* Any program item submitted by the board by a LWVGB member is reported to the membership. The board may or may not recommend passage of the item.
April

7
World Health Day
6-13
National Volunteer Week
12

Primary Runoff Elections
TBD
2:30 p.m. 'til
Picnic in the Park with LWVGB
Railroad Park
1600 1st Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35233
Friends, family and the
public are welcome!
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16
Emancipation Day
19

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
22
Earth Day
26
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
28
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
LWVGB Business Meeting
Place TBD
30
Fourth quarter PMP payment
May

TBA

LWVAL Council 2016

17

LWVGB board agenda items due to president.
24
(Tentative)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. LWVGB Board Meeting
Community Foundation of B'ham
2121 1st Avenue North, #700
Birmingham, AL
30
Memorial Day
June



LWVUS Convention
Washington, D.C.
Date TBA, but keep this in mind for early June as you plan your calendar. Would you like to represent LWVGB? Local League delegates are powerful voices when discussing new studies and dues apportionment. Whether or not you are a delegate, this trip is well worth your time and money!
14
Flag Day
19
Juneteenth or Emancipation Day
July

4

Independence Day