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Karen Hubbard, Alyce Thorpe, Vi Halkola were presented lifetime membership awards and spoke about the early days of LWVCC.

Lifetime Members at Annual Meeting 04-27-2019

Karen Hubbard, Alyce Thorpe, Vi Halkola were presented lifetime membership awards and spoke about the early days of LWVCC.

LWVCC Planning Meeting

LWVCC Planning Meeting at Kangas Cafe on 01-21-2020

LWVCC Planning meeting was catered by Kangas at the Jutila Center on Jan 21. in photo: left to right: Gloria Melton, Barb Turuc, Valorie Troesch, Cat Madish, Mary Marchaterre, Barry Fink, Kristine Bradof, Donna Cole, Pushpa Murthy, Lora Repp. Missing Faith Morrison, photographer Linda Belote

LWVCC Planning Meeting

LWVCC Planning Meeting at Kangas Cafe on 01-21-2020

LWVCC Planning meeting was catered by Kangas at the Jutila Center on Jan 21. in photo: left to right: Gloria Melton, Barb Turuc, Valorie Troesch, Cat Madish, Mary Marchaterre, Barry Fink, Kristine Bradof, Donna Cole, Pushpa Murthy, Lora Repp. Missing Faith Morrison, photographer Linda Belote

Women's March 01-18-2020

Women's March 01/18/2020

(Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette)

Kristine Bradof holds multiple signs while crossing the Portage Lake Lift Bridge during Saturday’s Women’s March. The sunflower is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which recognized women’s right to vote.

Speakers were County Commissioners Roy Britz and Gretchen Janssen

Annual Meeting Speakers 04-27-2019

Speakers were County Commissioners Republican Roy Britz and Democrat Gretchen Janssen

Equal Pay Day Event by Michigan Tech Husky Statue 04-02-2019

Equal Pay Day Event at Michigan Tech Husky statue 04-02-2019

Pictured Faith Morrison, Linda Belote, Barry Fink and Barb Turec

Copper Country

You can now enjoy a virtual tour of the exhibit "Petticoat Patriots: How Michigan Women Won the Vote" and the opening reception held March 5, 2020 at the Carnegie Museum. Read the panel text (pdf).

riseUP grew as a collaborative organization of groups and individuals to create a community-wide, year-long, multi-faceted celebration of the 100 year anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment and women’s right to vote. To learn more, you can go to their Facebook page or their website

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Event Date: 
Aug 4 2020 - 6:00pm

Board meeting will be held using Zoom.  If you wish to join, contact Mary Marchaterre at 483-2291 or email mmmarcha@mtu.edu