Citizenship in Action
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization
encouraging informed and active participation in government.
It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
Save the Date!
Our Annual Meeting and Dinner will be June 26th; business meeting materials have already been sent to all members. Watch for your invitation coming soon and please RSVP promptly.
Plan to join us in celebrating all we have accomplished this year!
League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear Honored at LWV North Carolina State Convention
The great work of the League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear was recognized by the statewide organization at the biennial convention in Greensboro May 5-7, 2017.
Lower Cape Fear received the Outstanding Local League Award (over 40 members) and Voter Services chair Gail Bromley received the Gertrude Weil Award. You can read the award descriptions by clicking here
Sheila Fellerath, LWVLCF President and Margaret Salinger, LWVNC Director
Gail Bromley Accepts Gertrude Weil Award
Voter Registration Training Workshops
Many thanks to Gail Bromley, Voter Services Chair, for organizing and presenting two well-received workshops on voter registration during March.
Barbara Burrell, Johnette Fields, Meredith Glicksman and Diana Hernandez assisted with the planning and also made presentations. We were glad to welcome community members as well as members of the League; everyone left with some new learning and some very helpful resources and materials.
Redistricting Reform in North Carolina
Barbara Burrell worked diligently to organize the Southport presentation, held at the St. James Community Center on April 27 and attended by 60 people. There was a second presentation at the main library in Wilmington on May 2.