Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, September 19, 2019
7:00 pm
GPW Cook Schoolhouse
20025 Mack Ave
GP Woods, MI 48236
Kickoff Meeting: Promote the Vote Update. Our annual Kickoff Meeting will include a "Promote the Vote" update with Sharon Dolente, Voting Strategist, ACLU. Sharon coordinated Promote the Vote efforts, and spoke at the May 2019 LWVMI convention. She will be updating us on the implementation of the Promote the Vote, successfully passed by voters in November 2018.
Monday, September 23, 2019
7-8:30pm
WCCCD, Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center
19305 Vernier Rd., Harper Woods, MI 48225
Harper Woods Candidate Forum. Three council candidates to be elected to a four-year city council term. Candidates are David M. Calus, Cheryl Constantino, Tom Jenny, Veronica Paiz, Regina L. Williams, and in an uncontested partial term: Ernestine R. Lyons

Couldn't attend? See the forum online

Monday, October 7, 2019
7-8:30pm
The War Memorial
32 Lake Shore Rd., GP Farms 48236
CANCELLED GP Shores Candidate Forum. Three candidates to be elected to a four-year city council term. Candidates are Ryan P. Case, Danielle Gehlert, Douglas Kucyk, and John T. Seago.

Our apologies for any inconveniences.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
7-8:30pm
GP Park Courtroom
GP Park City Hall
15115 E. Jefferson Ave., GP Park 48230
Grosse Pointe Park Candidate Forum. Three candidates to be elected to a four-year city council term. Candidates are John E. Chouinard, Daniel E. Clark, Aimee Rogers Fluitt, Michele Hodges, and Vikas Relan.

Couldn't attend? See the forum online

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
7-8:30pm
Brownell Middle School Auditorium
260 Chalfonte, GP Farms, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Farms Candidate Forum. Three to be elected to a four-year city council term. Candidates are Sierra Leone Donaven, Joe Ricci, Neil Sroka, and Lev Wood.

One to be elected to a two-year city council term. Candidates are Anthony Chalut, Andrew Dervan, Jamie Dingeman, Beth Konrad-Wilberding, Catherine F. Saurbier, and John W. Steininger.

Couldn't attend? See the forum online

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7-8:30pm
GP Woods Courtroom
GP Woods City Hall
20025 Mack Avenue, GP Woods, MI 48236
Grosse Pointe Woods Candidate Forum. Three to be elected to a four-year city council term. Candidates are Arthur Bryant, Kenneth Gafa, Michael Koester, Richard Shetler Jr., and Seth A. Winterholler.

Couldn't attend? See the forum online

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7-8:30pm
Grosse Pointe Unitarian Church
17150 Maumee Ave., Grosse Pointe, MI 48230
Grosse Pointe Candidate Forum. Mayor candidates, one to be elected to a four-year term. Candidates are Christopher Boettcher and Sheila Tomkowiak. Council candidates, three to be elected to a four-year term. Candidates are Matthew Boddy, David T. Fries, Donald J. Parthum Jr., John Stempfle, and Terence A. Thomas.

Couldn't attend? See the forum online

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  Election Day. Don't Forget To Vote!
Thursday, November 21, 2019
7:00 pm
Wayne County Community College
19305 Vernier Rd
Harper Woods, MI 48225

(Mary Ellen Stempfle University Center)
Gerrymandering, Redistricting, and the Census. Come hear details of LWVMI's gerrymandering lawsuit as well as the process & progress of Michigan's Redistricting Commission.
Be sure to attend, and bring a friend. This presentation is at the core of what LWV stands for - fairness in voting!
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
6:30 pm
The home of Sue Acton.
Refer to your directory for the address.
Holiday Gathering. Members are encouraged to attend and bring their spouse, significant other, or even a good friend!

The cost is $5 per person, payable at the door. Attendees are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert-type dish. If you care for some wine or beer, BYOB.

Please RSVP by Friday, December 6, to Vicki Granger by clicking here, or emailing Vicki at grangergpw@aol.com. Please let us know the number attending and what you plan to bring.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
6:30 pm
The Annex at the Unitarian Church
17150 Maumee
Grosse Pointe, MI 48230

(This is the building in the parking lot behind the church)
Annual Program Planning/Chinese Dinner Meeting.