e McLean County League of Women Voters 2014-2015 Calendar
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

McLean County Clerk's Office
115 E. Washington St, Room 102, Bloomington

Bloomington Election Commission
115 E. Washington St., Room 403, Bloomington

First day for grace period registration or change of address in the office of the election authority. First day for grace period voting at the office of the election authority.

More information on Grace Period Registration and Voting
     
McLean County and Town of Normal Residents
      City of Bloomington Residents

Monday, October 20, 2014

McLean County Clerk's Office
115 E. Washington St, Room 102, Bloomington

Bloomington Election Commission
115 E. Washington St., Room 403, Bloomington

First day for early voting at the office of the election authority and temporary locations designated by the election authority.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The Normal Theater
209 W North St, Normal
Please click here for directions.

Shortchanged: Unjailing the mentally ill (Movie)

Free and sponsored by The Pantagraph and the League of Women Voters of McLean County, this one-hour film by Edith Brady-Lunny and David Proeber looks at how the jail is used as a way-station for the county's mentally ill.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:30 p.m.

Walker Room of the Unitarian Church
1613 E Emerson St., Bloomington
Please click here for directions.

Pollwatcher Training

Please click here to get more information and to sign up.

Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Brown Ballroom
Bone Student Center
Illinois State University, Normal
Please click here for directions.

Candidate Forum - Co-Sponsored with ISU

13th Congressional District Candidates
Ann Callis (Democrat) & Rodney Davis (Republican)

Click here for more information.

Saturday, November 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

McLean County Jail
104 W. Front, Bloomington
Please click here for directions.

McLean County Juvenile Detention Ctr
903 N. Main, Normal
Please click here for directions.

Tours of McLean County Jail & Juvenile Detention Center

The League is offering tours of the McLean County Jail and the Juvenile Detention Center. The tours are limited to the first 40 people who sign up for them. Each tour will take about an hour. Sheriff Mike Emery will lead the jail tour (9:00 to 10:00) and Superintendent Cathy Jo Waltz will lead the tour of the juvenile detention center (10:30 to 11:30). Following the tours, all participants will receive a box lunch and convene to discuss the tours and the information we’ve received.

Beause each tour is limited, it is necessary to make reservations with Laurie Bergner. Please call her at 309-454-3113 or e-mail her to get more information and to make your reservation.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

McLean County Clerk's Office
115 E. Washington St, Room 102, Bloomington

Bloomington Election Commission
115 E. Washington St., Room 403, Bloomington

Last day for early voting at the office of the election authority.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Find your polling place at vote411.org

Election Day

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
7:00 - 8:45 p.m.

Normal Public Library Community Room
205 W. College, Normal

Please click here for directions.

Hidden McLean County:
Developmental Disabilities and Formerly Incarcerated Women

This is a continuation of the League's annual presentation of "Hidden McLean County." This year’s program will cover individuals with developmental disabilities who get services from MarcFirst and women who were formerly incarcerated, who are getting help through Labyrinth. As always, we will have providers to describe the services offered to each of these groups, as well as individuals who will personally describe their experiences as members of these groups.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
5:30 p.m.

McLean County Arts Center
611 N. East Street, Bloomington
Please click here for directions.

Wine Tasting & Social
Annual Fundraiser
Tickets available to the public.
Stay tuned for more details.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
5:30 p.m.

A. Renée
306 N. Center St., Bloomington
Please click here for directions.

Drinks & Dialogue - Public is invited.
Topic: To Be Determined
The format is an informal gathering for 1 hour, four times a year, after work, in a place that serves drinks (everyone pays for their own refreshments) to discuss a topic of interest.   A League member or invited guest will start the discussion off with 5 to 8 minutes of opening comments and then those showing up can contribute with questions, opinions, and ideas.