Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

57th Biennial State Convention – June 9-11

LEAGUE’S STATE CONVENTION CAME AND WENT WITH SUCCESS!

The State Convention was held June 9-11 at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool, NY. Approximately 100 people attended the workshops, information sessions, plenary, tour of Seneca Falls, speakers and awards presentation! Fun was had by all!

Handouts from the workshops, caucuses and info sessions are being posted to the state website (click here), under the Convention and Council tab on the left. We will be adding lots of photos, too, but for now, go to our Facebook page to see all the friendly faces.

Congratulations to all the Local Leagues Who Won Awards!

The list of winners is below but go to the state website and read the Awards Program (click here) to see a description of the winning program!

MEMBERSHIP BY THE NUMBERS

Based on LWVUS Roster Membership Numbers from February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2017

 Audrey Price Memorial Membership Award

For outstanding membership growth in small Leagues (membership under 50.)

 LWV of Eastern Putnam County

Honorable Mention:

LWV of Cazenovia, LWV of Central Nassau, LWV of Cortland County, LWV of Geneva, LWV of Long Beach, LWV of Smithtown, LWV of Steuben County

Anna Lord Strauss Membership Award

For outstanding membership growth in medium-sized Leagues (membership under 50-150.)

 LWV of Cooperstown

Honorable Mention:

LWV of Chautauqua County, LWV of Larchmont/Mamaroneck, LWV of New Castle, LWV of the Rivertowns, LWV of Schenectady County, LWV of Tompkins County, LWV of Saratoga County

Harriet Goldberg Award

For outstanding membership growth in large Leagues (membership over 150.)

LWV of the City of New York

Honorable Mention

LWV of Buffalo/Niagara

INEZ MILHOLLAND

WOMEN’S HISTORY AWARD

 LWV of the Hamptons and Arlene Hinkemeyer, Chair

LWVH 100th Anniversary Committee

 Honorable Mention

LWV of Albany County, LWV of Cooperstown, LWV of Eastern Putnam County

CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT

        VISIBILITY AND LEADERSHIP AWARD

    LWV of the City of New York

     (Voter & Telephone Information Services Committee)

   and

    LWV of Eastern Putnam County

 

Honorable Mention

LWV of Albany County, LWV of the Hamptons,

LWV of Saratoga County, LWV of Shelter Island

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT

YOUTH PROGRAM AWARD

 LWV of the Hamptons & LWV of Huntington

Honorable Mention

LWV of Rye, Rye Brook and Port Chester, LWV of Scarsdale

SUSAN B. ANTHONY

MAKING DEMOCRACY WORK AWARD

LWV of New Castle

Honorable Mention

LWV of Albany County, LWV of Saratoga County, LWV of Huntington

HARRIET TUBMAN OFF THE BEATEN PATH AWARD

 LWV of Broome-Tioga Counties

Honorable Mention

LWV of St. Lawrence County MAL Unit, LWV of Eastern Putnam County, LWV of the Hamptons, LWV of the North Country (Essex, Clinton and Franklin Counties)

VICTORIA WOODHULL

GET OUT THE VOTE AWARD

LWV of Syracuse Metro Area

 Honorable Mention

LWV of Albany County, LWV of the Hamptons, LWV of Saratoga County, LWV of Shelter Island,

LWV of Central Nassau

 

 

 

 

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