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Mission Statement: The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan political organization. We encourage the informed and active participation of citizens in government. We work to increase the understanding of major public policy issues and influence public policy through education and advocacy.

Holiday Luncheon

Wednesday, December 10, 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM Schenectady County Community College Van Curler Room 78 Washington Ave., Schenectady

Our guest speaker will be Rowie Taylor, Executive Director of the YWCA of Schenectady, who will be speaking about "Advocating for Women in Schenectady."

The cost of the luncheon is $30.00 and includes a salad, coffee or tea, and a dessert.

Entrees choices are:

Lemon Broiled Salmon

Stuffed Chicken Breast

Vegetarian Burrito* please indicate if gluten free or other restriction

Come and enjoy good company and good food. Please make your reservations by December 3rd, Email Carol or call her at 346-2746 to reserve your place. You can mail a check for $30.00, made payable to LWV Schenectady, to Carol Furman, 1540 Keyes Ave, Niskayuna, NY 12309. Or can pay at the door.

A small number of late reservations can be accommodated. You will be expected to pay for lunch unless replaced after December 3rd.

Joint Committee Meeting

Helga Schroeter and I will hold a joint meeting of our Voter Access and Term Limits committees at 4:00 on Thurs., Oct. 30 at 2171 Foxhill Dr. Niskayuna, NY 12309 .

If you are interested in joining us for either of these areas of consensus discussion, do plan to attend; all are welcome. Please contact me at or Helga at to let me know you are coming.

Maxine Borom

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