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Date & Time        Place        Description
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
11:30 am, registration; Noon - 2:00pm, Lunch & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Healthcare in Florida: Cost and Delivery Issues. A Panel Discussion moderated by Sanibel resident, Dr. Rick Siders, MD with panelists Dr. Larry Antonucci, MD, Chief Operating Officier, Lee Memorial Hospital, and private practitioner Dr. Andrew Oakes-Lottrige, MD.

Cost: $80 for all four LWV luncheon programs (20 November, 14 January, 18 February, and 25 March) or $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is Nov. 16.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
3:30 p.m.
2010 Wild Lime Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
6:30 - 8:30 pm
2010 Wild Lime Drive
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Holiday Party. Come and enjoy Carolyn Gray's and Stuart Langton's hospitality. We will be serving Spanish Tapas along with some of our favorite Spanish and Portuguese wines.

We request a contribution of $25 each or if you wish to make a tax-deductable contribution to the LWV Education fund, that will be $50 each.

Spouses, partners, guests and prospective members are welcome. Please RSVP by Friday, December 6; click here to send your email response.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
11:00 a.m.
Sanibel Public Library
770 Dunlop Rd.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Voter Registration Training. Members must be certified by the LWV Florida in order to register voters. This session will take less than an hour and involves an on-line training followed by a short quiz. Trainers will be present to assist you. If you have one, bring your tablet or laptop, otherwise we'll provide one.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Sunday, January 12, 2014
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sanibel Farmer's Market
Sanibel CIty Hall
800 Dunlop Rd
Sanibel, FL 33957
Voter Registration. Citizens can register to vote or change current voter registration.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
11:30 am, registration; Noon - 2:00pm, Lunch & Program
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Election Reform and Voter Registration Issues. Our keynote speaker is Charles Stewart III, Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science at MIT. Prof. Stewart studies congressional politics, elections, and American political development. He serves as the MIT Director of the Caltech/MIt Voting Technology Project, a major research project that applies scientific analysis to questions about election technology, election administration, and election reform. A highly regarded scholar who has won numerous awards of recognition, Prof. Stewart is a national leader in quantitative assessment of election systems.

Cost: If you paid $80 for all four LWV luncheon programs (20 November, 14 January, 18 February, and 25 March), we have reserved your place. Otherwise, pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is Jan. 11.

Saturday, January 18, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bailey's General Store
2477 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Voter Registration. Citizens can register to vote or change current voter registration.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bailey's General Store
2477 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Voter Registration. Citizens can register to vote or change current voter registration.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
11:30 am, registration; Noon - 2:00pm, Lunch & Program
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Stand Your Ground And Gun Control in Florida. Presentation by Lee County Sheriff, Mike Scott. Sheriff Scott is a third generation Lee County resident and has served as Sheriff since 2004. He heads the Lee County Sheriff's Office of 1500 employees. Sheriff Scott is a dynamic speaker.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
11:30 am, registration; Noon - 2:00pm, Lunch & Program
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Immigration Reform. Immigration Attorney, Elizabeth C. Pines, P.A. will speak on "Immigration Reform: What We Need to Know." Pines is a founding partner of a law firm dedicated to helping foreign nationals with immigration matters in the U.S. She is a board member of the LWV Florida and chairs the LWV Florida Immigration Committee.

Cost: If you paid $80 for all four LWV luncheon programs (20 November, 14 January, 18 February, and 25 March), we have reserved your place. Otherwise, pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is March 23.

Thursday, April 3, 2014
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Sanibel Community House
2173 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Meet & Greet the District 19 Congressional Candidates. This is a nonpartisan event. All the candidates will be present except Benacquisto who will send staff members. Candidates will give 10 minute talks and will be present afterward for questions and answers.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
11:30 a.m. Registration, 12:00 - 1:15p.m. luncheon & program, 1:15 p.m. LWV Sanibel Annual Meeting
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Luncheon, Program and Annual Meeting. Special Program: "Sanibel H20 Matters: A Look Back at the Summer of 2013," presented by Holly Milbrandt, Environmental Biologist, City of Sanibel, Dept of Natural Resources. Ms. Milbrandt will give an overview of water management in S. Florida with a focus on Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee River and the impact in 2013 of four months of massive water releases from Lake O on the Sanibel/Captiva ecology and economy. She will also address the outlook up the coming for the rainy season.

Cost of the luncheon is $25 per person. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

At 1:15 p.m., the LWV Sanibel will hold its Annual Meeting. Members are welcome to attend the meeting only. Issues for consideration include the 2014-2015 slate of officers and Board members, programs, and budget.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is April 6th.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
3:30 pm
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. LWV Board meetings are open to the membership.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Pre-Election Program. General Election Ballot Questions. Robert Winters will lead the discussion. If time permits, there will be a review of League summer activities.

Cost: $100 for five LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 March, and 22 April) or $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is October 24.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Pre-Election Program. General Election Ballot Questions. Robert Winters will lead the discussion. If time permits, there will be a review of League summer activities.

Cost: $100 for five LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 March, and 22 April) or $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is October 24.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Public Education in Lee County. Cathleen Morgan, Chairman of the Lee County Board of Education and former Board member and former Lee County Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Jane Kuckel, will discuss issues and policies affecting Lee County's K-12 educational system. Currently the k-12 educational system faces significant challenges in tax supported public and private schools, achievement testing that many consider excessive, and oversight of charter schools.

Cost: If you paid $100 for five LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 March, and 22 April) OR $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is November 14.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Public Education in Lee County. Cathleen Morgan, Chairman of the Lee County Board of Education and former Board member and former Lee County Assistant Superintendent of Schools, Jane Kuckel, will discuss issues and policies affecting Lee County's K-12 educational system. Currently the k-12 educational system faces significant challenges in tax supported public and private schools, achievement testing that many consider excessive, and oversight of charter schools.

Cost: If you paid $100 for five LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 March, and 22 April) OR $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click Here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is November 14.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Gulfside Place Clubhouse
1605 Middle Gulf Road
Sanibel, FL 33957
Holiday Gathering and Celebration. Gather over wine and appetizers with your League friends to celebrate the holiday and support the LWV Sanibel Education Fund. Your tax deductible donation of $100 per person supports the League's important voter education work such as the Voter Guides distributed to every Sanibel household before the 2014 midterm elections. Or pay just $25.00 per person (not tax deductible) for the refreshments.

Click here on or before Dec. 11 to make your reservation for the League Holiday Party.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Gulfside Place Clubhouse
1605 Middle Gulf Road
Sanibel, FL 33957
Holiday Gathering and Celebration. Gather over wine and appetizers with your League friends to celebrate the holiday and support the LWV Sanibel Education Fund. Your tax deductible donation of $100 per person supports the League's important voter education work such as the Voter Guides distributed to every Sanibel household before the 2014 midterm elections. Or pay just $25.00 per person (not tax deductible) for the refreshments.

Click here on or before Dec. 11 to make your reservation for the League Holiday Party.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. Nola Theiss will speak about recent developments in the Human Trafficking Awareness Program. HTAP, founded in 2005 on Sanibel, has had a wide impact on developing awareness of human trafficking, which is a significant social problem in south Florida. Nola Theiss, HTAP founding director, will bring us up to date on what is happening locally in terms of cases, victim services, outreach efforts, programs and law enforcement, and Florida and national laws.

In SWFL, over 250 victims were identified and helped between 2009 and 2013 with a dramatic 50% increase between 2012-2013. Protecting our children from harm is a key element of a good quality of life in any community.

Cost: If you paid $100 to attend five of six LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 February, 25 March, and 22 April), then we have your name. Or pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is November 14.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. Nola Theiss will speak about recent developments in the Human Trafficking Awareness Program. HTAP, founded in 2005 on Sanibel, has had a wide impact on developing awareness of human trafficking, which is a significant social problem in south Florida. Nola Theiss, HTAP founding director, will bring us up to date on what is happening locally in terms of cases, victim services, outreach efforts, programs and law enforcement, and Florida and national laws.

In SWFL, over 250 victims were identified and helped between 2009 and 2013 with a dramatic 50% increase between 2012-2013. Protecting our children from harm is a key element of a good quality of life in any community.

Cost: If you paid $100 to attend five of six LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 February, 25 March, and 22 April), then we have your name. Or pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is November 14.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Bank of the Islands Conference Room
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Members are invited to attend LWV Board meetings.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Bank of the Islands Conference Room
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Members are invited to attend LWV Board meetings.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Sanibel Community House
2173 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Sanibel City Council Candidates' Forum. Prof. Roger Green, Chair of the Dept. of Public Affairs at FGCU, will moderate the Forum in which all three City Council candidates will appear. There will be time for questions submitted from the audience. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
7:00 p.m.
Sanibel Community House
2173 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Sanibel City Council Candidates' Forum. Prof. Roger Green, Chair of the Dept. of Public Affairs at FGCU, will moderate the Forum in which all three City Council candidates will appear. There will be time for questions submitted from the audience. The event is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. "The Florida Judiciary ... 'Fair Judges?'"
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. "The Florida Judiciary ... 'Fair Judges?'"
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Perwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV-Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Perwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV-Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. "Florida's 2015 Legislative Session: Water, Amendment One, and Growth Management." A Water Quality Legislation Up-date with Rae Ann Wessel, SCCF Director of Natural Resource Policy.

Cost: If you paid $100 to attend five of six LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 February, 25 March, and 22 April), then we have your name. Or pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is March 23.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. "Florida's 2015 Legislative Session: Water, Amendment One, and Growth Management." A Water Quality Legislation Up-date with Rae Ann Wessel, SCCF Director of Natural Resource Policy.

Cost: If you paid $100 to attend five of six LWV luncheon programs (29 October, 19 November, 28 January, 25 February, 25 March, and 22 April), then we have your name. Or pay $25 for single luncheon/program. Please make your check payable to LWV Sanibel and note the program date and number in your party on the memo line. Mail checks to LWV Sanibel, P.O. Box 1194, Sanibel, FL 33957.

Click here to reserve your place by email. Please provide the names of the people in your party. Reservation deadline is March 23.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV-Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV-Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. Sanibel Island Issues -- presentation about City of Sanibel government. Followed by the LWV-Sanibel Annual Meeting to elect new officers.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:15p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Program Meeting. Sanibel Island Issues -- presentation about City of Sanibel government. Followed by the LWV-Sanibel Annual Meeting to elect new officers.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. Your LWV Sanibel Board welcomes all members to attend its meetings
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month except in the months of October and May when the meeting date is determined by Board members' travel. The LWV Board of Directors welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
11:30 a.m. Sign In; Noon - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
How Sugar Has Soured Florida Politics. Speaker: Ray Judah, Coordinator for the Florida Coastal and Ocean Coalition and former Lee County Commissioner (1988 - 2012). Mr. Judah graduated from the California State University of Humboldt with a Master of Science in Natural Resources and Bachelor of Arts in Zoology. Prior to his service as a County Commissioner, he served as environmental land planner with the Lee County Department of Community Development. Mr. Judah is a strong advocate for providing a balance between management of growth and responsible stewardship of our precious natural resources. His efforts to safeguard the environment have been recognized with numerous awards including:
  • Champion of the Environment by Gulf Shore Life in 2003 and Committee of the Islands in 2007
  • Conservationist of the Year - Florida Wildlife Federation in 2007
  • Everglades Coalition's James D. Webb Award for making an outstanding contribution to the Everglades in 2011
  • Recipient of the 2012 Theodore Roosevelt Award for Resilience, Resolve, and Courage on Behalf of Florida's Environment by Florida Audubon.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month and welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Sunday, December 13, 2015
5 - 7 p.m.
Gulfside Place Clubhouse, 1605 Middle Gulf Dr., Sanibel, FL 33957 Holiday Gathering and Celebration.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month and welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
11:30 a.m. Sign In; Noon - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Protecting the Franchise: The State of Voters' Rights.. Our speaker is Dr. Laura Weir, PhD, of Florida Southwestern State College, Edison Campus. Dr. Weir, is the Executive Director, International Education and political science is her area of academic research. She is an expert on voting and politics in the US and the Middle East.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month and welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Registration 11:30 a.m.; Luncheon & Program Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Defending the Environment: A Bi-partisan Approach. Our speaker is Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, Florida Conservation Voters.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month and welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
11:30 a.m. Sign In; Noon - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
Justice for All?. Our Speaker is Linda Doggett, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller for Lee County. Ms. Doggett began her four-year term of office in January, 2013. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from Hodges University and has held numerous leadership positions within the County Clerk's Office, including Technology Director, Courts Department Director, and Chief Operating Officer. The Clerk of the Circuit Court's office has a staff of 340 employees that provide a range of services to Lee County residents, including maintaining and up-grading court records, marriage licenses, passport applications, among other functions.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
3:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Bank of the Islands
1699 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. The LWV Sanibel Board of Directors meets in season on the second Wednesday of the month and welcomes all members to attend its meetings.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
11:30 a.m. Sign In; Noon - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Dr.
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Annual Meeting.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Mary Griswold Conference Room
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
2475 Library Way,
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. All LWV Sanibel members are welcome to attend the Board meetings. Bring your own lunch!
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
6:00-8:30pm
Sanibel Community House
2173 Periwinkle Way
Sanibel, FL 33957
Sanibel City Council Election: Candidates Debate. LWV of Sanibel is hosting a Candidates Debate for the upcoming March 7, 2017 City Council Election. Doors open at 6:00 to the public; the debate will take place between 6:30 and 8:30. Professor Roger Green from FGCU will moderate questions for the candidates. There will be a chance for the audience to ask questions as well. There are four candidates who have filed for three seats. The public is welcome.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Mary Griswold Conference Room
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
2475 Library Way,
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. All LWV Sanibel members are welcome to attend the Board meetings. Bring your own lunch!
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Drive
Sanibel, Fl 33957
Managing our freshwater systems. Update on the Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee River impacts down stream on Sanibel and San Carlos Bay. How are decisions made regarding where the water goes? Speakers: Rae Ann Wessel, director of Natural Resources Policy for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation; and Mitch Hutchcraft, member of the board for the South Florida Water Management District, and Vice President for Real Estate, King Ranch/Consolidated Citrus LP.
Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Mary Griswold Conference Room
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
2475 Library Way,
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. All LWV Sanibel members are welcome to attend the Board meetings. Bring your own lunch!
Thursday, March 16, 2017
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Drive
Sanibel, Fl 33957
Citizen Participation and the Future of Civic Life in Florida. Speaker: Dr. Stuart Langton, Chairman of the Coordinating Council of the Florida Civic Advance, a network of 40 organizations committed to strengthening civic life in Florida communities. Florida has comparatively a low level of civic engagement by its citizens. How can we encourage citizens to be educated about and involved in the affairs of our local communities and state?
Monday, March 27, 2017
6pm
Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ
2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957
Sanibel Solar Energy Information Program. An opportunity for Sanibel residents and business owners to learn about recent developments that have lowered the cost of solar energy. Keynote speaker will be Dr. James Fenton, director of the Florida Solar Energy Center and professor of engineering at the University of Central Florida. Richard Johnson will also speak about his experience in installing solar panels on Baileys General Store. Information about solar co-ops will be made available by Florida SUN. Come learn the latest about solar energy! This event is co-hosted by the Green Team of the Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ and the League of Women Voters of Sanibel.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
10:00 am
Sanibel Library, Meeting Room #4
Dunlop Road
Sanibel FL 33957
Open Primary Study Consensus Meeting. Based on 18 months of research, the LWV of Florida has developed consensus statements about the issue of whether Florida should change from a closed primary system to an open system. This program is a chance to learn about and respond to the statements. Click here for the Open Primary Study Kit.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Mary Griswold Conference Room
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
2475 Library Way,
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. All LWV Sanibel members are welcome to attend the Board meeting. Bring your own lunch!
Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:30 a.m. Sign In; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Program.
Sundial Beach Resort
1451 Middle Gulf Drive
Sanibel, Fl 33957
LWV Sanibel Annual Meeting. Speaker: James Murley, Chief Resilience Officer, Miami-Dade County, emphasizing climate-change and environmental functions.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Mary Griswold Conference Room
Sanibel Captiva Community Bank
2475 Library Way,
Sanibel, FL 33957
LWV Sanibel Board Meeting. All LWV Sanibel members are welcome to attend the Board meeting. Bring your own lunch!