2016 LWVUS Convention
Joe Daviess County Wins National Award
A highlight of the 2016 LWVUS Convention was the announcement at the Saturday evening June 17th Awards Banquet that the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County, Illinois had won and was the recipient of the Effective Community Engagement Award for the Water Resource Management Plan Project. The project was one of four finalists for the award announced in April. League members from the over 800 local Leagues around the country voted online to award the honor to the Jo Daviess League. READ MORE
The 2016 National Convention provided a thoroughly energizing experience for all, including the 42 members of the Illinois delegation – one of the largest in attendance. Newly elected officers, included our own Henrietta Saunders, from LWV Glenview/Glencoe and Lake Michigan Region ILO, as LWVUS Treasurer.
LWV Cook County delegate, Cynthia Schilsky provided a great summary. READ MORE.
LWV Greater Peoria delegates, Farrell Davies and Pat Landes provided a detailed outline of the proceedings. READ MORE.
Click HERE to watch major convention speeches online.