Making Democracy Work

Past Events

These events have been left on our website to show the types of meetings that we have sponsored in the recent past.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, April 15, 2003
7pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084
Prescription Drug Legislation. Hear the efforts of both the State Republicans and Democrats address this concern to many of us.
Thursday, June 12, 2003
6 pm
  Annual Meeting. League of Women Voters of Troy Area has an annual meeting, social hour, and dinner where membership vote to ratify the budget, bylaws, and treasurer's reports as well as hold election of officers and directors.
Monday, July 14, 2003
1pm-3pm
Home of Karen Fabian OISD study committee meeting. OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Monday, July 21, 2003
9am-11am
Home of Karen Fabian OISD study committee meeting. OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Wednesday, July 30, 2003
7pm-9pm
Home of Ida Edmunds OISD study committee meeting. OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Monday, August 4, 2003
9:30am-11:30am
Home of Karen Fabian OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Monday, August 11, 2003
9:30am-11:30am
Home of Karen Fabian OISD study committee meeting. OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Tuesday, August 12, 2003
6:00pm-6:45pm
Oakland Schools building OISD study committee tour of OS facilities. Tour of the new Oakland Schools Building.
Monday, August 18, 2003
9am-12pm
Home of Karen Fabian OISD study committee meeting CANCELLED by speaker To be rescheduled.. Speaker: DiAnne Cagle Leitermann, Oakland Intermediate School Board member. OISD study committee meeting. Regular meeting of the committee to study our intermediate school district and its relationship to our local school district. This is a direct extension of our Troy School District study when we printed a Know Your Schools book.
Monday, August 25, 2003
9am-12pm
Home of Sue Gregorius Monthly Board Meeting and Program Planning. Meeting of the board to formulate the program of national, state, county, schools, and local interest for the upcoming year. All members welcome.
Friday, September 12, 2003
6:45pm-9pm
Craft Tent at Troy Daze Fair, Boulan Park, Troy, MI New Citizens' Reception. League will hold a friendly reception to welcome our newest citizens who have just been sworn in at a ceremony kicking off Troy Daze Fair. At the reception we will have forms they can fill out to register to vote. Refreshments will be provided by League members and Pepsi, one of the Fair sponsors.
Thursday, September 18, 2003
6:00 pm
Lutheran Church of the Master
3333 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Kick-Off Meeting. Join us for dinner at the first meeting of our new "year". Speaker: Tony Pallotta, former Troy Councilman for over 25 years, will talk about "Troy: Past, Present, and Future".
Cost: $7.00
RSVP and Information: Sue Gregorius 248.879.6284
Monday, September 22, 2003
6:30pm-8:30pm
Home of Karen Fabian, Committee Chair OISD Study Committee meeting. Oakland Intermediate School District study committee meeting. Speaker: Jan Jopke, Superintendent of Troy School District. Info and directions: Karen Fabian 248.828.3470
Monday, September 29, 2003
12pm
Bloomfield Township Library
1099 Lone Pine Road (at Telegraph)
Bloomfield Twp, MI
Panel Discussion on the Patriot Act. We can join the Oakland Area League of Women Voters for luncheon and panel of speakers about this timely topic. Cost for lunch and discussion is $12. Discussion only: $3. RSVP to webmaster@lwvoa.org by September 25. Call Sue Gregorius (LWVTA) to carpool at webmaster@lwvtroyarea.org.
Monday, October 6, 2003
9am
Home of Mary Roman Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors. All members are welcome. Questions? webmaster@lwvtroyarea.org.
Thursday, October 16, 2003
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 304
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084
Monthly General Meeting open to the public. Subject: Crisis Control in Troy
Speaker: Patrolman Jay Reynolds, member of the Special Response Unit for the Troy Police Department and a member of the Troy Volunteer Fire Department
Monday, October 20, 2003
6:30pm
Home of Karen Fabian OISD Study Committee meeting. Monthly committee meeting. Speaker to be announced.
Monday, October 20, 2003
7:30pm
Troy City Council chambers in Troy City Hall Proclamation for America Recycles Day in Troy. City Council proclaims its support of the recycling efforts in Troy. League of Women Voters of Troy Area Natural Resources chair, Pam Brady, will speak to the issue of recycling and its importance in our society.
Monday, November 17, 2003
6:30pm
Home of Karen Fabian. Monthly meeting of the OISD Study Committee.. Speaker to be announced. This meeting may be superseded by the Monthly General Meeting. Check to be sure.
Thursday, November 20, 2003
7pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084

Room 304
Oakland Intermediate School District meeting for the general membership. Speaker to be announced.
Monday, January 5, 2004
9am
Board meeting at the home of Nancy Scheffler. Monthly Board Meeting. monthly board meeting
Monday, January 12, 2004
12-5pm
Wayne State University Law School Prospectives on Michigan Judicial Elections. Symposium at Wayne State University sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Michigan and other groups.
Monday, February 2, 2004
9am - noon
Home of Chris Tarajos. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Board of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Call President, Sue Gregorius, at 248.828.6284 for directions.
Wednesday, February 11, 2004
7pm - 9pm
Troy City Hall, 500 West Big Beaver, Troy, MI. COTHA Candidates Night. The Council of Troy Homeowners' Associations will host a candidates' night for the Troy General Election. This is the first of three candidates nights planned for this election. LWV will be the second. Community Media will be the third.
Thursday, February 19, 2004
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Troy Community Center Room 302. Concurrence on Presidential Selection and National Program Planning. The February meeting is our Concurrence on Presidential Selection and we will start on National Program Planning. We will have a discussion and then talk about the position. Discussion includes the electoral college, caucuses, the role of parties and media and more. We will send our approval or disapproval of the postion individually after the concurrence.
Monday, March 1, 2004
9am - noon
Home of Pam Brady LWV Troy Area Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly Board Meeting of the LWV Troy Area. Call Sue Gregorius, President, at 248.828.6284 for information.
Saturday, March 6, 2004
9:30am - 11:30am
Birmingham Unitarian Church
38651 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Me? Run for public office???. "Take the first step to local government leadership" panel discussion, with State Representative Fran Amos (Waterford) as the Keynote Speaker. Panel includes 5 local officials from around Oakland County. Information: 248.885.1034
Wednesday, March 10, 2004
7pm - 9pm
Troy City Hall in the Council Chambers, 500 West Big Beaver, Troy, MI. LWV Troy Area Candidates Forum and Ballot Proposals. League of Women Voters of Troy Area Candidate's Forum for Mayoral and City Council Candidates. City Attorney, Lori Grigg Bluhm, will explain the 7 ballot proposals. The election is Monday, April 5, 2004.
Monday, March 15, 2004
6pm - 8pm
Community Media Network
1230 Souter South off Maple btn Rochester and Stephenson
Troy, MI
Ballot Proposal 04-6 Program. A one hour discussion of the Ballot Proposal 04-6 A PROPOSAL TO CONVEY SEVEN ACRES OF CIVIC CENTER PROPERTY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONFERENCE/HOTEL FACILITIES. In favor of the conveyence is Troy Chamber of Commerce, represented by Bill Kennis. In opposition to the conveyence is Troy Citizens United Against Parkland Giveaways, represented by Brian Wattles. Moderator will be Charlie Langton. Everyone is welcome but seating is limited and on a first come first served basis. Refreshments at 6:30pm. Audience questions will taken. For more info, call Sue at 248.879.6284.
Saturday, March 27, 2004
9:30am
Farmington Community Library
32737 W. 12 Mile Road
Farmington HIlls, MI
Money, Organization & Media: Nuts and Bolts of Running a Campaign. This is a followup workshop to the "Me? Run for Public Office??" workshop to give some insight to those who wish to run for a public office. Lunch is included in the fee. Call 248.647.1350 for information, or log on to the LWV Oakland Area website at http://www.lwvoa.org, or email them at: www.info@lwvoa.org.
Thursday, April 1, 2004
10am - 9pm
Troy Public Library, 510 West Big Beaver, Troy, MI. Earth Day Exhibit. LWV Troy Area Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, will help everyone celebrate Earth Day the entire month of April with a special exhibit in one of the Library's glass display cases. It will focus on Michigan and its natural resources.
Monday, April 5, 2004
7am - 8pm
Troy's 31 precincts and absentee balloting. Troy General Election. This election will determine the holders of the Troy offices of mayor and two council people, as well as the disposition of 6 Charter Amendments and 1 ballot proposal.
Monday, April 5, 2004
7pm - 10pm
Home of Anita. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the LWV Troy Area Board. Call Sue Gregorius, President, at 248.828.6284 for information.
Tuesday, April 13, 2004
7pm
Oakland Schools Building
Waterford, MI
School Study Committee attending OISD board meeting. The LWV TA School Study Committee will carpool from Karen F. home at 6:25pm to attend the Oakland Intermediate School District's monthly meeting. For info, call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Thursday, April 15, 2004
7pm - 9pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084

Room 302
How Troy Commissions, Committees, and Boards are formed and staffed. MEETING POSTPONED. CHECK THIS ONLINE CALENDAR OR WITH PRESIDENT SUE GREGORIUS FOR NEW DATE.
At our monthly general meeting in April and as an adjunct to our City Charter study committee we will explore how the Troy city commissions, committees, and boards are formed and how the volunteers are chosen to staff them. The meeting is open to the public. Speaker TBD. Call LWVTA President, Sue Gregorius for information at 248.879.6284.
Monday, April 19, 2004
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
City Proclamation of LWV TA's 30th Anniversary. LWV TA is celebrating its 30th year in Troy with a Proclamation from Troy City Council. LWV TA President, Sue Gregorius, will accept it on behalf of all LWV TA members. An American flag is being flown April 19, 2004 over the United States Capitol in League's honor. That flag will become the official flag of the LWV TA in all its functions. Onward into the next 30 years of service to the community, county, state, and nation!
Tuesday, April 20, 2004
3:30pm
Food Bank of Oakland County
120 East Columbia
Pontiac, MI 48343
LWV TA in the Community. LWV TA members, Nancy S and Pam B will give a presentation to the staff of the Food Bank of Oakland County explaining the functioning of the LWV TA in the community.
Thursday, April 29, 2004
4pm - 8pm
Kimball High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd, Royal Oak, MI. SOCRRA Recycling Jamboree. A celebration of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, with games and information for children and adults. Held every other year for all residents of SOCRRA (Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) communities: Berkley, Beverly Hills, Birmingham, Clawson, Ferndale, Hazel Park, Huntington Woods, Lathrup Village, Pleasant Ridge, Oak Park, Royal Oak, Troy. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for information.
Saturday, May 1, 2004
9am - 1pm
SOCRRA MRF, 995 Coolidge Hwy,(across from Meijers), Troy, MI. SOCRRA MRF Tours. Free tours every half hour of the SOCRRA (Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority) MRF (Material Recovery Facility) which assembles, sorts, bundles, bales, and brokers out the recyclables that are collected at the 12 communities' (includes Troy) curbside collection. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for information and reservations.
Sunday, May 2, 2004
12-4pm
Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI
Stage Nature Center Open House. Pam Brady, LWV TA Natural Resources Chair, will be staffing a booth on water quality and healthy lawn and garden principles at the Stage Nature Center open house. Everyone is welcome. No reservations or charge.
Monday, May 3, 2004
9am - noon
Home of Nancy W. Monthly Board Meeting. Montly meeting of the LWV Troy Area Board. Call Sue Gregorius, President, at 248.828.6284 for information.
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
6pm
Troy School Administration Building
4400 Livernois south of Long Lake
Troy School Board study committee meeting. On the agenda this meeting is the discussion of the potential Oakland Intermediate School Board candidates with an eye to choosing who TSD will vote for.
Tuesday, May 11, 2004
7pm
Oakland Intermediate School District building
Waterford, MI
Meeting of the Oakland Intermediate School District. The LWV TA School Study Committee continues its observation of the board meetings of the OISD.
Thursday, May 13, 2004
9am
Troy School District Administration Building

4400 Livernois south of Long Lake
Discussion of the upcoming election with Dr Jopke, Supt of Troy Schools. Breakfast meeting with Dr Jan Jopke and some of the members of the Troy School Board to discuss the upcoming school election. Q and A will follow.
Thursday, May 13, 2004
7:30pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084
Presentation to the Ethnicity Committee of Troy Daze. LWV TA members Nitsa S and Hildred M will give a presentation to the Ethnicity Committee of Troy Daze explaining League's function and role in our community.
Monday, June 7, 2004
9pm
Home of Sue Gregorius LWV TA City Charter committee meeting. Continuatin of discussion and study of Troy's city charter and its policies. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 for more info.
Tuesday, June 8, 2004
7pm
Oakland Schools Building in Waterford. Carpool at 6:25pm from Karen's home. Call 248.828.3470 for information. Oakland Intermediate School District Board Meeting. This is the first of two monthly board meetings of the Oakland Intermediate School District, which the LWV Troy Area School Study Committee is attending.
Thursday, June 10, 2004
6pm
Home of Sue R. LWV TA Annual Meeting. This is the annual meeting of the LWV TA. Reports and discussion preceed dinner. Cost is $10. Call Sue Gregorius for info and reservations. 248.879.6284
Friday, June 11, 2004
1pm
Visions Unlimited
Farmington Public Schools
22915 Commerce Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
School Study Committee visits Vision Unlimited. The LWV TA School Study Committee will have a field trip to Visions Unlimited, of Farmington Public Schools and Oakland Intermediate School District. We will be carpooling. Call Karen F at 248.828.3470 for information.
CANCELLED
Monday, June 14, 2004
7am-8pm
Your local school precinct or absent voter balloting Troy School Election. Troy School Board Election. Voting for 1 two year seat, 2 four year seats, a Troy School District bond proposal, and 3 seats on the Oakland Community College Board of Trustees. Please visit http://www.lwvoa.org for the Voter's Guide for the OCC candidates.
Monday, June 28, 2004
9am
Home of Karen, School Study Committee chair. Regular meeting of the School Study Committee. Continuing the study of the Oakland Intermediate School District. Determination of what the expanded study is to include.
Tuesday, July 13, 2004
7pm
Oakland Intermediate School District office building in
Waterford, MI
School Study Committee meeting. The LWV TA School Study Committee continues its study of the Oakland Intermediate School District and is attending the first of the two monthly board meetings. Carpool from Karen's at 6:25pm. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Tuesday, August 3, 2004
7am - 8pm
Your city voting precinct or use absent voter ballot by sending the city clerk an absent voter ballot application and returning it completed before the close of polls on election day. Primary Election. Election for several offices:
U.S. Representative in Congress (all districts)
State Representative (all districts)
County Commissioners
County Offices -- Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Clerk/Register of Deeds, Treasurer, Drain Commissioner
Circuit Court Judges
District Judge (some districts)
Township offices (some townships)
Local ballot proposals (some districts)

Allow ample time for an absent voter ballot to reach the clerk's office.
The last day to register for this election is Tuesday, July 6, 2004.

Tuesday, August 10, 2004
7pm
Oakland Intermediate School District Building
Waterford, MI
OISD Board Meeting. The LWVTA School Study Committee will meet at Karen's home at 6:25pm to carpool to the OISD board meeting. Info: Karen at 248.828.3470
Thursday, August 12, 2004
7:30pm
Oakland Intermediate School District building
Waterford, MI
Meeting with OISD Superintendant, Vickie Markavitch and Board secretary, Pan Godcheaux. Meeting with OISD school superintendant and board member to introduce ourselves and get a general dialog started. Noncommittee members call Karen at 248.828.3470. Carpool from Karen's at 6:55pm.
Friday, September 17, 2004
6:45pm
Troy Daze Fair
Entertainment and Utility Tents
Boulan Park
west off Crooks south of Wattles
Troy, MI
Swearing In Ceremony and Reception for New Citizens. About 50 new citizens will be sworn in at Troy Daze Fair. The LWVTA will host a reception for them and their families after the program and will help the new citizens register to vote.
Thursday, September 30, 2004
6:30 pm
Lutheran Church of the Master
3333 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
LWV TA Kickoff Dinner and Program. Dinner meeting to kick off our new year of activities. Speaker will be John Pappageorge, Michigan State Representative, 41st District. Subject: "My years in the Michigan State Legislature: What Worked, What Didn't Work, and Why" Nominal charge to cover pizza dinner costs.
Monday, October 4, 2004
9am - 11:30am
Sue Gregorius' home. Call 248.879.6284 for directions. Board meeting. Monthly Board meeting of the League. All members welcome. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more information.
Thursday, October 14, 2004
6:30-9pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48084 Recycling Workshop for Residents. A workshop, "Everything You Wanted to Know about Recycling", hosted by Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (of which Troy is a member) staff. Free for residents. Register to Karen Bever at 248.288.5150.
Saturday, October 16, 2004
1pm
Troy Historical Museum
60 West Wattles
Troy, MI 48098
100 years of woman's suffragette movement. Women throughout American history and the roles they've played in making our country great. CANCELLED.
Wednesday, October 20, 2004
7pm
At an AAUW member's home. LWV TA history and mission. The League of Woman Voters of Troy Area will make a presentation to the American Association of University Women about our history and mission in the community as well as a short history of voting.
Thursday, October 21, 2004
7pm-8:30pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48084 Room 303 Monthly General Meeting. "Boards, Commissions, Committees...How They Are Formed, Staffed, and Responsibilities". Speakers are Councilmembers Robin Beltramini and Martin Howrylak (invited). The public is welcome. Admission is free and reservations are not required. For information: Sue 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, October 26, 2004
7pm
Oakland Schools Building, Waterford, MI Attending second of two monthly meetings of OISD. Attending the second of two monthly board meetings of the Oakland Intermediate School District Board meetings. Carpool from Karen's at 6:5pm. Call first to confirm: 248.828.3470.
Monday, November 1, 2004
9am-11am
Home of Pam. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly Board Meeting to be held at member, Pam's, home. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for details. All members welcome but only board members can vote.
Tuesday, November 2, 2004
7am - 8pm
Vote in your city precinct or by absent voter ballot which requires submission of an absent voter ballot application submitted to the Troy City Clerk's office. State (and National) General Election. President/Vice President
U.S. Representative in Congress (all districts)
State Representative (all districts)
State Board of Education (2 seats)
University of Michigan Regents (2 seats)
Michigan State University Trustees (2 seats)
Wayne State University Governors (2 seats)
Justice of the Supreme Court
Judge of the Court of Appeals
Judge of the Circuit Court
Judge of the District Court
Judge of Probate
County Offices
Township Offices
Two State of Michigan ballot proposals

Allow ample time for an absent voter ballot to reach the clerk's office.

See lwvtroyarea.org for where to go for nonpartisan voter information.

The last day to register to vote for this election is October 4, 2004.

Tuesday, November 9, 2004
7pm
Oakland Schools Building in Waterford. OISD second Tuesday of the month board meeting. The LWV TA school study committee will be meeting at Karen's at 6:25pm to carpool to the first of the two monthly board meetings of the Oakland Intermediate School District. Call Sue aat 248.879.6284 if you want to join us or have questions.
Wednesday, November 10, 2004
7pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083 LWV TA presentation to the COTHA group. LWV TA will do a presentation to the Council of Troy Homeowners Association on League's history and mission in the community as well as a short history on voting.
Monday, November 15, 2004
7:30pm
Troy City Hall, Council Chambers, 500 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084 Proclamation of America Recycles 2004 in Troy. Troy City Council Proclamation of Americal Recycles 2004 in Troy will be made. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of all Troy residents will be LWV Troy Area Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, who will speak briefly to the issue of the expanded paper recycling curbside that is now in effect. She will be handing out binders of recycling information used at the recent Troy Recycling Workshop to the Troy City Council Members and Cindy Stewart and hopefully one to the Troy Library for reference and the residents' use.
Thursday, November 18, 2004
7pm-8:30pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48084 Room 303 Monthly General Meeting. Great Lakes Position Update. This is concurrence to update our position on the Great Lakes. Voting by League of Women Voters only but the public is welcome. Facilitator: Pam. For information call: Sue 248.879.6284.
Monday, December 6, 2004
9am
Home of Pat. Monthly Board Meeting. Our monthly board meeting will at Pat's. Everyone is welcome but only board members can vote. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284.
Sunday, December 12, 2004
4:30 pm
Ida's for appetizers, making merry, and caroling. Dinner at Camp Ticonderoga at 6:15pm where we can order off the menu. League of Women Voters of Troy Area Annual Party. This is our annual holiday get together. It involves appetizers and caroling at a member's home and then dinner at Camp Ticonderoga for those who wish it. For Leaguers and their guests.
Tuesday, December 14, 2004
7pm
Oakland Schools Building in Waterford. OISD second Tuesday board meeting observation. The LWV TA school study committee plans to attend the first of the two monthly meetings of the Oakland Intermediate School District. Carpool from Karen's at 6:25pm. Call Sue to confirm at 248.879.6284.
Monday, January 3, 2005
9am
At member Nancy S.'s home. Monthly Board Meeting and Program Planning. This is our monthly board meeting. Everyone is welcome if the hostess has room but only board members can vote. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284. Please bring a lunch as we will ask board members to stay for program planning.
Wednesday, January 12, 2005
1pm-2:30pm
Troy Athens High School Eighth Grade Career Fair. League Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, will host a table on Natural Resource careers for Troy Schools' 8th graders to learn more about fields in Natural Resources and the courses of instruction needed to excel in them.
Thursday, January 13, 2005
1pm-2:30pm
Troy Athens High School Cafeteria Eighth Grade Career Fair. League Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, will host a table on Natural Resource careers for Troy Schools' 8th graders to learn more about fields in Natural Resources and the courses of instruction needed to excel in them.
Thursday, January 20, 2005
11am
Troy Community Center Room 301 Monthly General Meeting. The topic of our monthly general meeting is "Foster Care..a Personal View...the Story of a Foster Mother". Sandra Sorensen will be our guest speaker and those who wish can join us for lunch afterward.
Sunday, January 23, 2005
noon - 4pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Troy Community Kaleidoscope. League of Women Voters will participate in the Troy Community Kaleidoscope by hosting a booth and helping youngsters make patriotic crafts at this winter community fair.
Sunday, January 23, 2005
noon-4pm
Troy Commumity Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
SOCRRA Healthy Lawn and Garden and Recycling Education Outreach. Come to the SOCRRA booth, hosted by Pam Brady and other SOCRRA volunteers to learn about healthy lawn and garden practices and the latest in recycling in Troy. Informative flyers will be available.
Monday, January 24, 2005
1pm-3pm
Home of Sue. Call 248.879.6284 for directions. City Committee Meeting. This marks the resumption of the League's city committee meetings in the new year. Speaker will be Robin Beltramini, Troy Mayor Pro Tem. Meeting will discuss current events that impact the city and its charter. For information, call Sue at 248.879.6284.
Monday, February 7, 2005
9am
Home of Hildred. Monthly Board Meeting. The monthly board meeting will be held at 9am. All Leaguers are welcome but only board members may vote on the items requiring board approval. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information.
Monday, February 14, 2005
9am - 11am
Troy Community Center
Room 403
Legislative Interview. League members will be interviewing State Representative Robert Gosselin, R, District 41 on questions predetermined by the LWV Michigan. Open to preregistered League members only. Questions: Pam 248.689.2310
Monday, February 14, 2005
11am
Troy Community Center
Room 403
Review committee of the bylaws of the LWV Michigan. There will be a short meeting of the LWV Troy Area bylaws committee to review the bylaws of the League of Women Voters of Michigan. Those interested will be sent the bylaws in advance so that we can discuss them at the meeting. Call Pam for info: 248.689.2310
Thursday, February 17, 2005
1:15pm
Troy Police Department Tour of the Troy Police Department. The League February monthly general meeting will be to tour the new Troy Police Department headquarters. All who are interested should meet in the front lobby of the Police Headquarters. Note: you must enter the lobby from the outside of the building. There is no internal connector for walking traffic from city hall. Call Pam for details. 248.689.2310
Saturday, February 19, 2005
10am - 1pm
Bloomfield Twp Library
1099 Longe Pine Road at Telegraph
Bloomfield Twp
Alliance for Better Campaign. Roundtable discussion with television time highlighted. Open to preregistered League members.
Monday, March 7, 2005
9am
to be determined Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting. Everyone is welcome. Please check in advance with the hostess. Call Sue for information: 248.879.6284
Thursday, March 10, 2005
9:30am
County Commissioners Meeting Room at the Oakland County Courthouse Building
1200 North Telegraph
Pontiac, MI
Proclamation of League Week in Oakland County. The Oakland County Commissioners will proclaim League Week in Oakland County. League of Women Voters of Troy Area and League of Women Voters of Oakland Area are the two Leagues that represent all of Oakland County. Carpool from Nancy W at 8:30am. Let us know if you wish to attend so we can call you if there is a snow day cancellation. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for details. Open to League members.
Friday, March 11, 2005
 
Freedom House, Detroit Tour of Freedom House. Tentative: League's monthly meeting will be to tour Detroit's Freedom House. More details later. THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED TEMPORARILY. WATCH THE CALENDAR FOR NEW DATE AND TIME.
Thursday, March 17, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois Avenue, Troy. Room 303 or check the board or desk for room number. Monthly General Meeting. We will be familiarizing ourselves and discussing the new election laws and how they pertain to us in Troy. All Troy residents and prospective members are welcome.
Monday, April 4, 2005
9am
Home of Sue G. Call 248.879.6284 for directions. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. All members are welcome to attend if the hostess has room. Call with your rsvp or for info to Sue at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, April 7, 2005
7-8:30pm
Troy Schools Services Building, 4420 Livernois Road, east side, between Wattles and Long Lake Roads. Follow the road for the School Administration Building and turn left at the fork in the road. Troy School Board Candidates Night. Everyone is welcome to come to the Troy Schools Candidate Night. Two four year seats are up for election and there are three candidates. Also there will be information on the bond renewal proposal which is also on the ballot. Questions, in writing, for the candidates will be taken from the audience. The event will be cablecast on TS-TV Comcast Channel 58 and WOW Channel 15 at noon and 7pm the weekends of April 15, 22, and 29. There are voter guides available for this election at the Library, City Clerk's Office, all the schools, Niles Education Center, and the Troy Schools Administration Building. They and the event are free.
Thursday, April 21, 2005
7pm
Home of Pat. Call 248.879.6284 for directions and information. Monthly General Meeting. Leaguers will be viewing the HBO movie, "Iron Jawed Angels" which depicts the origins of women's right to vote and the beginning of the League of Women Voters.
Friday, April 22, 2005
all day
Everywhere in the United States. Earth Day 2005. Earth Day 2005. Pledge to do something good for Mother Earth.
Monday, April 25, 2005-Saturday, April 30, 2005
varied
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility, 995 Coolidge Hwy, Troy Earth Day tours of the MRF. Tours will be given at various times durig the week and Saturday. Come see where Troy's recyclables go and how they are separated and prepared for further processing. Learn what they are made into and why it is so important to the environment to recycle. Free. Register by calling 248.288.5150 to make sure there are enough tour guides on hand.
Saturday, April 30, 2005
11am-1pm
Blomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
April Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Oakland Area on Health Care Issues. "Accessibility, Availability, Accountability: Creating a Win/Win Format"

Speaker: Roberta Adams

Refreshments will be served. Kosher for Passover choices will be available.

There is no charge for the event.

Roberta Abrams currently heads the health care consultig firm RBA Consults. Formerly, she served as Clinical Director for Women's and Children's Health of Arcadia Health Care, she was an adjunct faculty member at Madonna University, and has acted as a health services consultant, administrator, and coordinator for a variety of organizations including the Henry Ford Health Care System. She has published a number of articles on women's health care issues, she is a distinguished lecturer, and has been honored for her advocacy efforts by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses. Ms. Abrams is a member of the League of Women voters of the Oakland Area.

Monday, May 2, 2005
9am
Home of Nancy W. Call 248.879.6284 for directions Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the LWW Troy Area. All members are welcome if the hostess has room. Call her with an rsvp.
Tuesday, May 3, 2005
7am - 8pm
Polling locations around Troy have been determined by the Troy City Clerk's office and will be the same for all elections. Check the city website at http://www.ci.troy.mi.us or call the city clerk's office at 248.524.3316 or refer to the Voter Identification Card sent to all registered voters in Troy. Troy Schools Election. This is the annual election of the Troy Board of Education. Two seats are up for election. The ballot includes a millage renewal question. Call the Troy City Clerk at 248.524.3316 or the Troy Schools at 248.823.4000 for information.
Thursday, May 19, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083 Room 303 on May 19 and Room 305 otherwise. International Relations Study Meeting. We will be attending the Sherwin Wine lectures at the Troy Community Center each Thursday in May to learn more about international relations. In lieu of our monthly general meeting on May 19 we will hear Rabbi Wine talk on Korea. You are welcome to join us. The lectures are free but you must register with the library which is sponsoring the lectures. Call 248.524.3538.
Friday, May 20, 2005-Sunday, May 22, 2005
times vary
Holiday Inn West, Lansing, MI State Convention. League of Women Voters of Michigan will be holding its biannual state convention. Please call President, Sue G, at 248.879.6284 if you are a LWV TA member and wish to attend or require more information. All LWV TA members are automatically members of the LWV Michigan.
Thursday, June 9, 2005
6pm
Home of Sue R. Annual Meeting. Annual Meeting of the League. The evening will include portfolio reports, approval of bylaws and budget, directions to the Board, dinner and dessert. RSVP to Sue G at 248.879.6284. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. It will be a fun and informative evening.
Saturday, June 11, 2005
9am
Home of Karen. School Study Committee. Regular weekly Monday meeting of the School Study Committee.
Monday, June 27, 2005
9am
Home of member, Karen. School Study Committee. First meeting of the school study committee for the summer. Parameters, mission, and goals may be set for this round of study. For info call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, July 11, 2005
10am
Home of Karen School Study Committee. Regular weekly meeting of the school study committee. Call Karen for information at 248.828.3470.
Monday, July 18, 2005
9am
Home of Karen. School Study Committee. Regular weekly meeting of the school study committee.
Thursday, July 21, 2005
7pm - 8pm
Community Media Network Studios
1230 Souter (south of Maple, east of Rochester Road
Troy
Troy...On The Road To Where?. Dan Gilmartin, Executive Director of the Michigan Municipal League, will lead a discussion about the challenging economic times of today. All residents are welcome to attend! Residents will have the opportunity to ask questions abut the job market, road planning and maintenance, service provided by the City of Troy, and other issues facing Michigan cities. This program will be televised on Comcast Channel 52 and WOW Channel 18 at times to be determined. For information call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, July 25, 2005
9am
Home of Karen. School Study Committee. Regular weekly meeting of the school study committee. For info call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, August 1, 2005
9am
Home of Karen. School Study Committee. Regular weekly meeting of the school study committee. For info call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, August 8, 2005
9am
Home of Karen. School Study Committee. Last regular meeting of the school study committee. Call Karen for information at 248.828.3470.
Monday, August 29, 2005
9am
Home of Sue. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly Board Meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Home of Sue. Call 248.879.6284 for more info. All members welcome if space allows. Call Sue for directions.
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
6:00pm-9pm
Lutheran Church of the Master
3333 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Annual Kickoff Dinner and Program. Join us for our annual kick off dinner of pizza, salad, dessert, and beverages and hear our speaker, Jack Lin, Deputy Director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the INS) or Carol Jenifer talk on Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Issues and what it takes for the person to get to the point we see them at the Troy Daze Swearing In Ceremony for New Citizens. Questions and answers to follow speaker's presentation. Cost is $7/person. Information and/or RSVP: Sue at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, September 8, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center, Room 305 Sherwin Wine lecture on China. Join Rabbi Sherwin Wine as he lectures on China. This is instead of an International Relations League meeting. The lectures are free but you need to register at the Troy Library at 248.524.3538.
Thursday, September 15, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 305 Sherwin Wine Lecture on India. Join Rabbi Sherwin Wine as he lectures on India. This is instead of an International Relations League meeting. The lectures are free but you need to register at the Troy Library at 248.524.3538.
Friday, September 16, 2005
6:30pm
Boulan Park, west off of Crooks north of Big Beaver Road, in Troy New Citizens Reception and Help with Registering to Vote. The League of Women Voters of Troy Area hosts a reception for the newly sworn in citizens during Troy Daze. They also help them register to vote in their new country. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more info.
Saturday, September 17, 2005
4pm - 8pm
Boulan Park, west off of Crooks, north of Big Beaver Road City booth at Troy Daze. Bring your recycling and healthy lawn and garden questions to the city booth at Troy Daze and the Troy's Resource Recovery Coordinator, Vicki Richardson, and League's Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, will help you with ideas and answers. Free with paid parking or free walk or bike in.
Monday, September 19, 2005
from Sept 1 thru November 15
All over America and at Troy City Council Chambers, Troy City Hall, 500 West Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48084 America Recycles 2005. Here is a celebration by the residents of America who have and continue to commit to recycling. On September 19, Troy City Council will issue a Proclamation proclaiming America Recycles Day in Troy 2005. Pam Brady, LWVTA Natural Resources Chair will receive it on behalf of all Troy recyclers! Remember to recycle. Don't waste a good thing! Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!
Monday, September 19, 2005
12 noon lunch, 1pm discussion
Baldwin Public Library
300 W. Merrill at Bates Street
Birmingham, MI
LWVOA Fall Luncheon. Join the League of Women Voters of Oakland Area at their fall luncheon followed by a Panel Discussion on Children At Risk, featuring three specialists in the area. Open to the public. $15 for lunch and discussion. $3 for discussion only. Please call 248.548.1097 or visit the website at http://www.lwvoa.org for more info or to register.
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
7:30pm
Troy Historical Museum
Old Troy Church at the Museum
School Days. Attend the Troy Historical Society's monthly meeting on how Troy schools got started. THS Membership will get you in free, others will be charged $5. This is in lieu of League's monthly September General meeting.
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
6:30-9pm
Pleasant Ridge Community Center
4 Ridge Road
Pleasant Ridge, MI
Recycling 101 workshop. Are you concerned about what and how to recycle? Would you like to learn about new items that can be placed in your recycling bin? Do you want to know why certain things can't currently be recycled? Would you like to tour the recycling facility to see how recyclables are sorted and baled? If so, then this workshop is for you! The workshop is free but you must register by calling SOCRRA at 248.288.5150. Team taught with SOCRRA personnel and LWVTA Natural Resources chair, Pam Brady.
Thursday, September 29, 2005
7pm-9pm
City of Troy
City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
City General Election Candidate's Night. Come and meet the candidates running for Troy City Council. Ask them questions in writing and hear and compare their answers. In addition, the Troy city attorney, Lori Grigg Bhuhm, will speak to the charter amendments that will be on the ballot as well. The meeting is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed. It will be televised on WTRY (Troy's Government Channel). Dates and times to be determined. Stay tuned for that information. Be sure to read the League of Women Voters Troy Area Voter's Guide which will be available online here and in the Library, City Hall, and other locations in the city.
Monday, October 3, 2005
9am
Home of Hildred. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly Board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Call 248.362.3577 for directions or more information. CANCELLED
Wednesday, October 19, 2005
7:30pm
Troy Historical Museum
Old Troy Church at the Museum
From the City Manager's Office. Attend the Troy Historical Society's monthly meeting on how Troy's city manager/council form of government works. THS Membership will get you in free, others will be charged $5. This is in lieu of League's monthly October General meeting.
Tuesday, October 25, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 302 Monthly General Meeting. League School Study Committee update. Come and learn what the School Study Committee has learned from their studies this past summer. Perhaps we will meet Interim Troy School Board Superintendent, Barbara Fowler, too. They may discuss the League of Women Voters of Troy Area School Financing Position. Call Sue for more information: 248.879.6284. POSTPONED
Tuesday, November 1, 2005-Wednesday, November 30, 2005
library hours
Troy Public Library display case to the left of the entrance to the adult reading section and the right of the circulation desk United Nations Library Display. Take a moment at the Library to catch up on the United Nations at this informative display by our International Relations chair, Nitsa. Guaranteed you will learn something new.
Monday, November 7, 2005
9am
Home of Pat Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Call 248.879.6284 for more information. Members are welcome as space in the hostess' home allows.
Tuesday, November 8, 2005
7am-8pm
31 Precincts around the city of Troy City General Election. This is the first of the biennial elections to be held for Troy city council. Remember to vote. Democracy is not a Spectator Sport!
Tuesday, November 22, 2005
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 302 Monthly General Meeting. Subject of the program to be determined. The program is free and open to Troy residents and prospective members. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284.
Monday, December 5, 2005
9am
Location to be determined. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League. Members and visitors are welcome if space allows. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information.
Sunday, December 11, 2005
3pm
Home of Ida League's Holiday Party. This is the annual League holiday party. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information and directions. For members and guests only.
Monday, January 9, 2006
9am
Home of Nancy S. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League. It is open to members and visitors as space allows. Call Sue for information: 248.879.6284.
Thursday, January 19, 2006
7:30pm
Troy Historical Museum at the Old Troy Church, Wattles Road west of Livernois Up From Black Bottom. Historian Daniel Baxter has completed extensive research on Dr. Ossian Sweet and other African Americans from Michigan. Lecture is free for Historical Society members. Public welcome: $5 at the door.
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 302 Monthly General Meeting. Program subject to be determined. Program free and open to all Troy residents and prospective members. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information. PROGRAM POSTPONED.
Monday, January 30, 2006
1pm
Home of Sue. Call 248.879.6284 City Charter Committee Meeting. What's new in the city government. Guest speaker: City Councilperson Robin Beltramini. Everyone is welcome. Call hostess Sue G. at 248.879.6284 for directions.
Monday, February 6, 2006
9am
Home of Chris. Call 248.828.3957 for directions. Monthly Board Meeting and Program Planning. Monthly board meeting of the League. Members and visitors are welcome based on available space. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284. Members, bring lunch. Chris will have dessert after which we will do Program Planning for 2006.
Saturday, February 11, 2006
11am-2pm
Recreational Sports Incorporated (REI)
Big Beaver at Rochester (SW corner mall)
Recycling. Come in and ask any camping or other recycling questions.
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
6pm-9pm
Royal Oak Senior Citizen Center
3500 Marais
Royal Oak
Recycling 101 Workshop. The Workshop will focus on recycling and the whys and hows and what's new of it. Class is free and includes a notebook with many interesting facts, resources, and recycling ideas included in it. Call Kathy Hyde, SOCRRA, to register at 248.288.5150 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310. WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED. STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATE.
Monday, March 6, 2006
9am
Home of Nancy W. Call 248.641.8511 for directions. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. It is open to the general membership and visitors based on space availability. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information.
Saturday, March 11, 2006
10:30-11:30am
The Troy Historical Museum in the Old Troy Church on Wattles west of Livernois Women Who Changed America. A protrayal of both Mrs Haviland who served as stationmaster on the Underground Railroad, and Sarah Edmonds, who served inthe Union army disguised as Private Frank Thompson. Register at the Troy Museum by March 4. Ages 5 and up. Fee: $2/person
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
9:30am-11:30am
Troy Community Center Room 302 Troy's Water Management Plans Program--LWV TA Monthly General Meeting. Join the League in welcoming our guest speaker, city of Troy's Environmental Specialist, Jennifer Lawson, review for us the plans for the water management and environmetal plans for the city of Troy, including but not limited to stormwater, drains, floodplains, golf course upgrades, etc. There will be time for questions. All Troy residents and potential members welcome. No reservations needed and there is no charge to attend. Information? Pam Brady at 248.689.2310
Saturday, April 1, 2006-Wednesday, May 31, 2006
library hours
Troy Public Libary, 510 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084 in the Troy Civic Center complex Our Water...Our Resource...Ours to Protect. Display case across from the coffee shop and just left of the circulation desk shows different herbicides and pesticides and what the labels read. The display tells you to read the labels, make sure you have the right product for your problem and use it as directed and use as environmentally friendly a system to combat the problem as is possible. Good Decisions at Home Lead to Good Water Quality. On display for two months. Information there on how to properly dispose of household hazardous waste.
Monday, April 3, 2006
9am
At the home of Mary R. Call Sue G. for directions at 249.879.6284. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League. Members and visitors are welcome if space is available. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284.
Saturday, April 22, 2006
10am and 11am
Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority's Material Recovery Facility 995 Coolidge Hwy across from Meijers, south of Maple Road west side of the street Earth Day 2006 Material Recovery Facility tours. Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after they leave the curb in front of your house? Come see how they are separated, sorted, bundled, and baled ready to be brokered out. Tours are free but reservations will help have enough tour guides. Call 248.288.5150 for reservations. Scout troups welcome. Check the SOCRRA website for more info: http://www.socrra.org
Monday, April 24, 2006-Thursday, April 27, 2006
4pm and 5pm
Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority Material Recovery Facility at 995 Coolidge Hwy across from Meijers south of Maple Road Earth Day 2006 Material Recovery Facility tours. Come see what happens to your recyclables after they leave your curb. The newly renovated Material Recovery Facility is were the recyclables are taken, sorted, bundled, and brokered out. Tours last an hour or less and are free. Call for reservations so that there are enough guides available. 248.288.5150.
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
7pm
Troy Community Center Room 302 Monthly General Meeting. Program to be determined. Free and open to Troy residents and prospective members. Call Sue for information at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, May 2, 2006
7am to 8pm
31 precincts throughout Troy Troy School Election. Yearly election of Troy School Board. There will two positions to be voted on. For more information, contact the Troy School District at 248.823.4000 or the Troy City Clerk's office at 248.524.3316. Also on the ballot will be the Oakland Community College election for two board seats which are up in June 2006.
Thursday, May 4, 2006
7pm
Troy Library. Call 248.524.3538 for reservations. Lecture Series by Rabbi Sherwin Wine. Politics of Oil and Gas First week's lecture: The Persian Gulf-Allies & Enemies
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
6 - 9pm
Huntington Woods Library (Gallery Room in the lower level) 26415 Scotia. This is 4 blocks south of 11 Mile Road on the west side of Scotia which is between Woodward and Coolidge. Recycling 101 Workshop. Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA), the company that handles the recyclables and trash after curbside collection, is offering two FREE recycling workshops for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Each participant will receive an information binder with answers to frequently asked questions, a waste reducition guidebook and copies of all of SOCRRA's informational flyers. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register. This is well worth your time.
Thursday, May 11, 2006
7pm
Troy Public Library
Call 248.524.3538 for reservations.
Lecture Series by Rabbi Sherwin Wine. Politics of Oil and Gas Second week's lecture: Central Asia - Oil & Dictators
Monday, May 15, 2006
9am
At the home of Sue G. Call 248.879.6284 for directions Monthly Board Meeting. NOTE DATE CHANGE FOR THIS ONE TIME ONLY. Montlhly board meeting of the League. Members and visitors are welcome if space is available. Call Sue for more information at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, May 18, 2006
7pm
Troy Public Library
Call for reservations at 248.524.3538.
Sherwin Wine Lecture Series. Politics of Oil and Gas. Third week's lecture: West Africa - Poverty & Wealth
Thursday, May 25, 2006
7pm
Troy Public Library. Call 248.524.3538 for reservations. Lecture Series by Rabbi Sherwin Wine. Politics of Oil and Gas. Fourth week's lecture: The Caribbean-Mexico & Venezuela
Saturday, June 3, 2006
9am
At the intersection of Civic Center Drive and Town Center Drive at the "Head". River Day Celebration. Come join the festivities and help save our water at the same time. Call Jennifer Lawson, City of Troy Environmental Specialist, 248.524.3381 for details.
Thursday, June 8, 2006
6pm
Home of Sue R. Call Sue G. at 248.879.6284 for directions. Annual Meeting. LWV TA Annual Meeting. All members are welcome to attend. Call Sue G. for more information at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, June 27, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for information. School Study Committee. The School Study Committee has been activated to study the new curriculum guidelines outlined by the state and city school systems. We will be meeting weekly on Mondays, except for this one time. Call Karen for information at 248.828.3470. All Leaguers are welcome.
Monday, July 3, 2006
9AM
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for directions and information. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Monday, July 10, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for directions and/or information. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Thursday, July 13, 2006
7pm - 8pm
CMN Cable Studios, 1230 Souter Boulevard, Troy, MI 48083. Souter runs south off of Maple Road, east of Rochester Road. State Representative District 41 Candidate's Forum. Join us for the first of four Candidate's Nights that will be held to help inform voters of who is running for some of the contested seats in the upcoming August 8, 2006 State Primary. Doors open at 6:30pm and audience members can ask the candidates questions on index cards provided for that purpose by the League hosts. The one hour program will be cabled and broadcast on Comcast Channel 52 and WOW Channel 18 on July 18 @ 8pm, July 25 @ 8pm, and August 1 at 8pm.
Monday, July 17, 2006
 
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for information and directions. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Monday, July 17, 2006
7-8pm
CMN cable studios at 1230 Souter Boulevard which runs south off of Maple Road and east of Rochester Road in Troy. Candidate's Forum for County Commissioner District 19. The public is invited to attend the Candidate's Night for County Commissioner District 19. Questions are invited in written form from the audience on index cards provided by League. Please come at 6:30pm so we can begin promptly at 7pm. The one hour program will be cablecast on Comcast Channel 52 and WOW Channel 18 on July 21 @1pm, July 28 at 1pm, and August 4 at 1pm.
Monday, July 24, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information and directions. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
7-8pm
CMN cable studios at 1230 Souter Boulevard which runs south off of Maple Road east of Rochester Road in Troy. Candidate's Forum for County Commissioner District 13. The public is invited to attend the Candidate's Forum for County Commissioner District 13. They can write questions for the candidates via index cards that will be provided for that purpose. Please come at 6:30pm so that we can start promptly at 7pm. The one hour program will be cablecast July 31 at 6:30pm, August 1 @ 11am, August 7 @ 6:30pm, August 8 at 11am on Comcast Channel 52 and WOW Channel 18.
Monday, July 31, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information and directions. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Monday, August 7, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information and directions. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, August 8, 2006
7am-8pm
All Troy's 31 precincts. Call Troy city clerk's office at 248.524.3316 for details. State Primary Election. This election is the primary for US Representative, US Senator, Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Senator, State Representative, County Commissioner Districts 13, 19, 20,24, MIchigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, Oakland Circuit Court, Oakland Probate Court, 52-4 District Court. Terms of office for some of the following are also expiring: State Board of Election, University of Michigan board of Regents, Michigan State University Board of Trustees, Waynes State University Board of Governers.
Monday, August 14, 2006
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information and directions. School Study Committee meeting. Weekly meeting of the School Study Committee, this year focusing on State mandated curriculum. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. All Leaguers are welcome to attend.
Monday, August 14, 2006
7-8pm
CMN Public Access studios at 1230 Souter Boulevard, Troy. It is south off of Maple Road, east of Rochester Road. Candidate's Forum for County Commissioner District 19. The public is invited to attend the Candidate's Forum for County Commissioner District 19. They will be supplied with index cards on which they can write questions of the candidates. Doors open at 6:30pm so we can start promptly at 7pm. The program will be cablecast on
Thursday, September 14, 2006
6:30-8:30pm
Lutheran Church of the Master
3333 Coolidge Hwy
(north of Big Beaver, west side of Coolidge
Troy, MI 48084
Annual Kickoff Dinner and Program. Join us for pizza and salad dinner to kick off our new year with speaker, new City Manager, Phil Nelson, who will talk on "My Impressions of and Goals for Troy". For information and reservations: Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284. Cost to cover dinner: $7
Friday, September 15, 2006
6:45pm
Troy Daze Fair, Boulan Park, Entertainment Tent and auxiliary tent. Call Cindy Stewart, Troy Community Affairs Director, for more information. New Citizens Reception and Help with Registering to Vote. The League of Women Voters of Troy Area will be on hand to welcome the newly sworn in citizens to America and to host a reception in their honor. We will also provide help in registering them to vote. Forms for that purpose will be provided as will the stamps to send them. Our gifts to the new citizens to welcome them to their new country.
Saturday, September 16, 2006-Sunday, September 17, 2006
Fair hours
Troy Daze Fair at Boulan Park, west off of Crooks Road north of Big Beaver Road in the Ethnicity Tent. Voting information and Registering to Vote Forms. For our new and old citizens alike, information is available in the Ethnicity Tent at Troy Daze Fair. Drop by and see what ballot proposals will be on the November ballot as well as who is in office now and where to get more information on your particular ballot and where to vote.
Saturday, September 16, 2006
11am-4pm
Troy Daze, Boulan Park, Troy, City Booth Recycling and Water Quality information outreach. Stop by the city booths and talk to the city personnel and League's Natural Resources Chair to share information on Recycling, Water Quality, and Healthy Lawn and Garden information. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or Vicki Richardson, Troy Recycling Coordinator at 248.524.3399 for more information.
Thursday, September 28, 2006
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Community Media Network cable studios, 1230 Souter Blvd, south of Maple Road and east of Rochester Road in Troy. 52-4 District Court Judge's Candidate's Night. Join the Leagues of Women Voters of Troy Area and Oakland Area for our candidate's night for 52-4 District Court Judge. That district covers Troy and Clawson. Questions will be coming from the audience as well as a panel comprised of a member of the Oakland County Bar Association, Detroit Free Press, and the Troy Eccentric. The one hour program will be broadcast at times to be determined. We ask the audience to come at 6:30pm so they can meet the candidates and be seated so the program can begin at 7pm. Questions: call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470.
Monday, October 2, 2006
9am
Home of Mary R. Call Sue Gregorius for directions at 248.879.6284. Monthly Board Meeting. The monthly board meeting of the League. Everyone is welcome based on space availability of the hostess. Call Sue Gregorius for details. 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
6-9m
Royal Oak Senior Community Center at 3500 Marais north of 13 Mile Road and west of Livernois Recycling 101 Workshop. Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA), the company that handles the recyclables and trash after curbside collection, is offering two FREE recycling workshops for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Each participant will receive an information binder with answers to frequently asked questions, a waste reducition guidebook and copies of all of SOCRRA's informational flyers. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register. This is well worth your time.
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
all day
All over the United States UN Day celebration in the United States. Please take a moment to read the following. It is the preamble to the UN Charter: CHARTER OF THE UNITED NATIONS (PREAMBLE)

WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS DETERMINED

to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war,, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and

to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and

to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and

to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,

AND FOR THESE ENDS

to practice tolerance and life together in peace with one another as good neighbours, and

to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security, and

to ensure, by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest, and

to employ international machinery for the promotion of the economic and social advancement of all peoples,

HAVE RESOLVED TO COMBINE OUR EFFORTS TO ACCOMPLISH THESE AIMS

Accordingly, our respective Governments, through representatives assembled in the city of San Francisco, who have exhibited their full powers found to be in good and due form, have agreed to the present Charter of the United Nations and do hereby establish an international organization to be known as the United Nations.

Monday, October 30, 2006
9:30am-noon
Room 504 in the Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois in Troy. Discussion of Ballot Proposals. Join us for a discussion of the ballot proposals which will be on the November 7, 2006 General Election. There will be 5 of them. To read the wording on them, please go to http://www.lwvoa.org and click on the appropriate names. This League of Women Voters of Troy Area monthly meeting is open to the public. All Troy residents and those interested in joining League are welcome to attend.
Monday, November 6, 2006
9am
Betty's home. Call 248.689.2310 for directions and information. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. It is open to all members if the hostess is amenable to it. Please call 248.689.2310 if you are not a League Troy Area board member but would like to attend the meeting.
Tuesday, November 7, 2006
7am - 8pm
All of Troy's 31 precincts. Call Troy city clerk's office for details at 248.524.3316. State General Election. This election is the General Election for US Representative, US Senator, Governor, Lt Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, State Senator, State Representative, County Commissioner Districts 13, 19, 20,24, MIchigan Supreme Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, Oakland Circuit Court, Oakland Probate Court, 52-4 District Court. Terms of office for some of the following are also expiring: State Board of Election, University of Michigan board of Regents, Michigan State University Board of Trustees, Waynes State University Board of Governers. Electronic Voter's Guides are available online at http://www.lwvoa.org. Hardcopy Voter's Guides are available in a first come first served basis at the Troy Library and Troy City Hall Clerk's office.
Thursday, November 9, 2006
1pm-2:30pm
Troy Community Center Recycling Workshop. Join us for a Recycling workshop at the Troy Community Center. It is open to all and will cover the highlights of what is recycled in Troy and why, what is is made into, how to properly recycle it, and any other questions you might have. It is free and open to the public. Call 248.288.5150 to reserve your space and make sure there are enough handouts and refreshments for everyone.
Monday, November 13, 2006-Saturday, November 18, 2006
variable times
Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority Material Recovery Facility at 995 Coolidge Hwy, Troy 48084 Material Recovery Facility tours. Ever wonder what happens to your recyclables after they leave your curb? Come and see how the recyclables of 300,000 people can really add up. Free tours of the Material Recovery Facility are being given all the week of November 13-18 in celebration of America Recycled 2006. Remember "it all comes back to you". Monday, November 13 at 4pm and 5pm Tuesday, November 14 at 1pm Wednesday, November 15 at 4pm and 5pm Thursday, November 16 at 4pm and 5pm Friday, November 17 at 1pm Saturday, November 18 at 10am and 11am. This tour is perfect for scout troops, adults groups and high school environmental clubs. It is good for individuals too. Just call 248.288.5150 to reserve your space to make sure there are enough guides or for more information.
Sunday, December 17, 2006
3pm
Home of Ida. Call Chris at 248.828.3957 for reservations and/or directions. Holiday Party. This is a holiday party for League of Women Voters of Troy Area members and their guests. Please bring an appetizer to pass and your best singing voice. Optional dinner afterward at Camp Ticonderoga. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 or Chris at 248.828.3957 for more information.
Monday, January 8, 2007
9am
Home of Mary Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. Members and guests are welcome if the hostess has room. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more info.
Sunday, January 28, 2007
12 noon - 4pm
Troy Community Center Rooms 303 and 304 probably Troy Community Kaleidoscope. Come to our community booth at Troy's indoor fair and color a picture, do a craft, get voting information, join our group, and/or get your questions answered.
Sunday, January 28, 2007
noon to 4pm
Troy Community Center probably rooms 303-304 Troy Community Kaleidoscope. Visit the SOCRRA booth next to the League booth to get a map of the city's new trash collection days and note the changes which will begin on Monday, February 5, 2007. Also there will be healthy lawn and garden information and more information on how to recycle more!
Monday, January 29, 2007
9am
Home of Betty. State Health Care Position update and vote. For members only. Mary will present the update the State League recommends and we will vote on the proposed changes. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
6-9pm
Huntington Woods Library
Scotia Road south of Eleven Mile Road
Huntington Woods
Recycling 101 Workshop. Register and come to a free evening class, notebook included, and learn some new things about recycling. It is sure to be worth your time. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register and get more information.
Monday, February 12, 2007
9am
Home of Nancy S. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting. Members and guests are welcome if the hostess has room. Please call Sue at 248.879.6284 if you would like to attend.
Monday, February 12, 2007
11:30am
Home of Nancy S. State Program Planning. Leaguers will meet to plan the next year's priority areas of study and action. Please call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more information, to attend, or with questions.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
1pm
Troy Community Center Room 303 or thereabouts. Movie Matinee "Iron Jawed Angels". Join us for the movie that shows the fight for women's right to vote in this country. It is a good reason to appreciate our voting privileges and our history and heritage as well as celebrate the League of Women Voters' 87th anniversary. Lunch at 11:30 am at Lukich's for anyone interested in attending before the Matinee.
Friday, February 16, 2007
9:30am-5pm
Home of Pam Update They Represent You brochure. This is a work meeting of the Voter Service committee to update They Represent You brochure which lists all city, county, state, and national people who represent residents of Troy. Lunch provided.
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
9:30am
Lukich's Restaurant Budget and Bylaws work meeting. This is a work meeting of the League Board of Directors to update the budget and bylaws before presentation to the board and then the membership for approval. Call Sue for info at 248.879.6284.
Monday, March 5, 2007
9am
Home of Chris. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the Board. Members and guests are welcome as long as the hostess has the room. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for info.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
10:30am
Tour of Lighthouse in Pontiac, MI. Tour of Lighthouse. Join us for a tour of Lighthouse in Pontiac and learn more about the process of caring for our needy neighbors. More info to come on where to meet to carpool and lunch afterward.
Saturday, March 24, 2007
10am-noon
Southfield Public Library Immigration Panel Discusson. The League of Women Voters of Detroit Metropolitan Area (LWV DMA) is hosting a panel discussion on Immigration. Everyone is welcome to attend. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more information.
Sunday, April 1, 2007-Monday, April 30, 2007
all library hours
Troy Public Library, 510 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084 Earth Day display. Take a quck look at the Earth Day display at the Troy Public Library while you are there. It is behind the circulation desk and gives some information about how to preserve the Earth's natural resources. Info: Pam Brady 248.689.2310.
Monday, April 2, 2007
9am
Home of Pat. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the LWV TA. Members and guests are welcome as long as the hostess has enough room. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more info.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
6pm - 9pm
Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak Recycling 101 Workshop. This workshop is intended to give the resident insight as to how to prepare them for pickup, what happens to them after they leave the curb, what they are made into, why it is so important to recycle and save our natural resources. People will be available to answer any questions you may have. Notebook and refreshments are provided. The workshop is free. Register by calling SOCRRA at 248.288.5150. It is time well spent.
Sunday, April 22, 2007
all day
Across the United States Earth Day. Celebrate the 37th anniversary of Earth Day by doing something good for the earth today and everyday. Many celebrations citywide. Attend one or enjoy the natural resources we have at our disposal and commit yourself to preserving, conserving, and protecting them.
Monday, April 23, 2007-Saturday, April 28, 2007
times vary
Southeastern Oakland County Resource Recovery Authority (SOCRRA) Material Recovery Facility (MRF), 995 Coolidge Hwy south of Maple and across from Meijer Material Recovery Facility tours. See what happens to the recyclables after the residents' have placed them at the curb and they are picked up and brought here. They are further sorted and bundled, baled, and brokered out for further processing. Learn how our combined efforts can make a real difference by seeing how much all of the 12 SOCRRA communities accumulate when all are added together in this endeavor! Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for times and reservations. The tours last about 30 minutes and are free.
Friday, April 27, 2007
all day
All across the United States Arbor Day. Celebrate Arbor Day by attending one of the many festivites planned in the area or by planting a tree or even appreciating the beauty of them and what they add to the quality of our lives, from giving us oxygen to breathe, to cleaning the air, to providing shelter for animals and shade for us, to giving us a sense of community. Trees do alot!
Monday, May 7, 2007
9am
Home of Nancy W. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Members and guests are welcome as long as the hostess has the room available. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for more info.
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
7am - 8pm
All city precincts Troy School Board Annual Election. This is the annual election for the Troy School Board. One seat is open for this election.
Friday, May 18, 2007-Sunday, May 20, 2007
regular hours
Alpena, MI League of Women Voters State Convention. This is the biennial convention of all the Leagues of Women Voters in Michigan. Discussion will include budget, bylaws, policy, and any other business coming before the membership.
Monday, May 21, 2007
3 - 5pm
Troy Boys and Girls Club
3670 John R
Troy, MI 48083
Tour of the Troy Boys and Girls Club. The new building of the Troy Boys and Girls Club is up and running. This tour is timed for us to see the kids in the various activities that are available to them.
Monday, May 21, 2007
3-5pm
Troy Boys and Girls Club
3670 John R Road
Troy, MI 48083
City Charter Committee Meeting. Meeting of the City Charter Committee. All members welcome. Call Sue for info at 248.879.6284
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
7-9pm
Main Theatre
Main Street north of Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI
Film Festival. East Michigan Environmental Action Council eco film festival and competition for school children. Come and support the young people in their efforts to inform and educate the public thru the visual media. Free and open to the public. No reservations needed. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information or check out the event with EMEAC directly.
Thursday, June 7, 2007
6-9pm
Home of Sue R. Annual Meeting. This is the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Bylaws, budget, directions to the board, and any other business coming before the general membership is discussed at this time. Cost is $10 per person.
Social hour is at 6pm
Dinner at 6:30pm
Meeting begins at 7:15pm
RSVP to Sue G. at 248.879.6284 by June 5.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007
 
  DMA Annual Meeting. This is the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Detroit Metropolitan Area. Members interested in attending should call Sue G. at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, June 14, 2007
7pm
Troy Historical Museum, 60 West Wattles, Troy, MI Flag Day Celebration. Join multinational youngsters pledge alegiance to the flag of the United States of America, first in their native tongue and then in English as Troy celebrates her first Flag Day Celebration. Sponsored by County Commissioner District 19 Tim Burns. For more info, call Tim Burns at 248.275.1826.
Monday, June 25, 2007
9am
Home of Karen Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. This summer the committee will be meeting every Monday to acqaint themselves with the various areas of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. This is the organizational meeting. For info call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, July 2, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen Summer Study of the Troy Futures-Vision 2020 process. Charles Church, Task Force cochair and Mary Kerwin, Task Force member of the Lifestyle committee of the Troy Futures-Vision 2020 will outline their discussion of that committee for us and take questions and answers.
Monday, July 9, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Brian Murphy, Assistant City Manager of Economic Development Services, and Vision 2020 Staff Liaison, will speak about what the city staff learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Monday, July 16, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process continues. Mayor Louise Schilling, Troy City Mayor, will speak about what the city council learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info
Monday, July 23, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Speakers Tom Kaszubski, Vision 2020 Co-Chair, and Cheryl Whitton-Kaszubski, Task Force Co-Chair on Regionalism will discuss what the they learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Monday, July 30, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Speaker, Bill Cowger, Task Force Co-Chair on Image and Feel will discuss what their team learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Monday, August 6, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Speaker, Greg Merritt, Task Force Co-Chair of Wealth Creation, will discuss what their team learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Monday, August 13, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Speaker, Howard Adams, Task Force Co-Chair on Lifetime Learning, will discuss what they learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Monday, August 20, 2007
1pm
Home of Karen. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Summer Study of the Troy Futures Vision 2020 process. Speaker, Ron Ristau, Co-Chair on Mobility and what the team learned from this process and what they will do with the knowledge. Q&A to follow the talk. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info.
Thursday, September 13, 2007
6pm-8:30pm
Lutheran Church of the Master
3333 Coolidge Hwy west side of Coolidge, north of Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Join us for our annual Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Socialization at 6pm, dinner of pizza, salad, beverages, dessert at 6:30pm, speaker at 7:15pm. Special guest, Jeanne Stine, will speak on "Anecdotes from the Past". Everyone is welcome. Cost is $7. RSVP by September 11 to Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Friday, September 14, 2007
6:30-9pm
Magic of Fall Troy Daze Festival Boulan Park, Troy
Swearing In Ceremony
New Citizens Reception and Help with Registering to Vote. Here is where we host a reception to welcome the newly sworn in citizens to the United States and help them register to vote, one of their most important responsibilities and priviledges.
Sunday, September 16, 2007
2-6pm
Magic of Fall Troy Daze Festival
Boulan Park Troy
Recycling and Water Quality information outreach. Visit Pam Brady, League of Women Voters of Troy Area Natural Resources Chair, at the City's Department of Public Works booth, to discuss recycling, healthy lawn and garden ideas, and water quality protection. Lots of information, flyers, and sharing of vision.
Thursday, September 20, 2007
8am
The Community House
380 South Bates Street
Birmingham
The Impact of the 06-07 US Supreme Court Rulings on Civil Rights. Daniel M. Levy, Chief Legal Officer, Michigan Department of Civil Rights is the featured speaker. All are welcome to attend. Reservations are not necessary. For more info, call 248.644.5832 or email sara1@communityhouse.com. Sponsored by the Race Relations & Diversity Task Force.
Monday, September 24, 2007
noon
Birmingham First Baptist Church, 300 Willits Street, Birmingham Discussion of Immigration Issues. Annual Leagues of Women Voters of Oakland Area and Detroit Metropolitan Area Fall Luncheon where area members of Congress and immigration specialists will be invited to speak and answer questions on immigration and immigration legislation. Cost is $15 per person and seating is limited. All are welcome. For more information call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Monday, October 1, 2007
9am
Home of Nancy S. Call Sue at 248.879.6284 for information and directions. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meeting of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Held at member's home. Leaguers are welcome if there is room in the hostess's home.
Thursday, November 1, 2007-Friday, November 30, 2007
library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
United Nations Library Display. Stop by the UN exhibit placed there by the League International Relations chair and committee and learn a bit more about the UN and what it does.
Monday, November 5, 2007
9am
Home of Nancy W. November Board Meeting and Immigration Discussion. Monthly Board Meeting and continuation of the discussion questions on Immigration. Bring a sack lunch. Soup will be provided. Call Sue Gregorius for more info at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
7am-8pm
All Troy Precincts General City Election. Seats for council and mayor are to be voted upon. One seat for mayor, one for a two year council seat, and two for a 4 year seat are open. There are no ballot proposals. Call city clerk for more info on where to vote. 248.524.3316. See our listing under League of Women Voters of Troy Area Voter Guides for candidate generated biography and answers to our questions and/or check time and channel for viewing of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area Candidate's Night on cable tv.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
8am
Community House in Birmingham Race Relations and Diversity Task Force program on Elections. Appearing are the Democrat and Republican Party County Chairs discussing the procedure to get party backing and do campaign finance solicitations if you are interesting in going that route to run for election.
Monday, November 12, 2007-Saturday, November 17, 2007
times vary
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge (across from Meijer)
Troy, MI 48084
MRF Tours. Register and come to a free tour of the SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility either by yourself or with your family, scout troup, etc. Learn how our recyclables are handled once they leave your curbside bin and what becomes of them. Information: call Pam Brady 248.689.2310.
Sunday, December 16, 2007
4pm
Home of member. League Holiday Party. Members and their guests may join us to celebrate the holidays and New Year with hor d'eouvers and lively conversation. Please bring an appetizer. Call Sue Gregorius for information and to rsvp.
Monday, January 7, 2008
9am
Home of Mary R. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the board of the League. Members are invited and encouraged to attend. After a short meeting, the Immigration Consensus Questions from LWV US will be discussed. Call Sue Gregorius for more information and directions at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
7am-8pm
All Troy Precincts Michigan Primary Election. Be informed about the candidates. Democracy is not a spectator sport!
Sunday, January 27, 2008
noon - 4pm
Troy Community Center Community Kaleidoscope. Come join us in a community wide event celebrating winter. League will have a booth of patriotic materials for children and adults alike. Stop by our booth. For Community Kaleidoscope info call Cindy Stewart, Community Affairs Director, at 248.524.1147. For League information, call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Sunday, January 27, 2008
noon-4pm
Troy Community Center Community Kaleidoscope. Come join us at the community wide indoor festival and stop by the SOCRRA booth for the latest in recycing, healthy lawn and garden, and water quality information. For Community Kaleidoscope information call Cindy Stewart, Community Affairs Director, at 248.524.1147. For recycling information, call Pam Brady, League Natural Resources Chair, at 248.689.2310.
Monday, February 4, 2008
9am
Troy Community Center Room 303 Monthly Board Meeting and Public General Meeting. Monthly Board Meeting of the League board. After a very short meeting, the public is invited to join in the discussion of county and township governments. An overview of township and county government in Michigan will be described by Councilwoman Robin Beltramini, and discussion by attendees will ensue. This is intended to give residents a general understanding of how these governmental units work. Economic Implications of the Transfer of Functions, a staff paper from MSU Extension and Department of Agricultural Economics that offers a financial analysis of the potential implications of the transfer of functions from local to county governments, will also be under discussion. For information, contact Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
6-9pm
Huntington Woods Library (lower level meeting room)
Scotia Road, 4 blocks south of Eleven Mile Road
Huntington Woods
Recycling 101 Workshop. Register and come to this free class to learn more about the materials you can now recycle. A notebook filled with information and ideas and snacks are included. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register and/or for more information.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
9:30am
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles Road
Troy
Budget and Bylaws Committee meetings. We will be reviewing our budget and bylaws before our annual membership meeting. Any input from members should be made before this time to the president, Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
6pm-9pm
MSU Management Education Center
Square Lake Road east of Crooks
Troy
Master Land Use Preview to the Public. Visit the nine stations of the various portions of the proposed Master Land Use and make your comments on them at each station. This is valuable resident input into how the city will proceed with future planning.
Saturday, March 1, 2008-Wednesday, April 30, 2008
library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day display. Visit the Earth Day Display at the Troy Library assembled by League's Natural Resouces Chair, Pam Brady, and learn more about water quality and protection.
Monday, March 3, 2008
9am
Home of Pam B. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League Board. Interested members, and prospective members are welcome if the hostess has room. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 or hostess for more info.
Friday, March 14, 2008
12 noon-1:30pm
Steamers Cafe
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy 48084
Public Art in Troy and Pathways through Troy. First in a three part lecture series, this will feature Ron Hynd, Landscape Analyst, Troy Parks and Recreation showcasing public art currently owned by the city and discuss it's location and condition. This is of special interest to League for its city study. Part two of the session will include Pathways through Troy where Jeffrey Biegler, Superintendent, Parks and Recreation, will present the Troy Civic Center Priority Task Force Report on a pathway system featuring art pieces. For more information, contact Maria Hunciag at 248.524.3543.
Monday, April 14, 2008
9:30am
Home of member, Chris Child Care Centers in Troy. Our guest, Cheryl Mueller has experience as an in-home provider and is currently Director of North HIlls Child Care Center. Robin Beltramini, Troy City Council Member will share with us what's happening in Troy in this area. Join us for coffee and conversation. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 for more information.
Monday, April 14, 2008
about 11am
Home of member, Chris Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. Interested members and prospective members are welcome to attend if the hostess has room. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, April 17, 2008
6:00pm-9pm
Royal Oak Farmers Market
316 East Eleven Mile Road
(2 blocks E of Main Street at corner of 11 Mile and Troy Street-East of the Library
Recycling 101 Workshop. Join us for a recycling workshop where you will learn what new items can be recycled and what impact it makes on the environment and how it helps the earth. Workshop is free, as is the fact-filled notebook you get. Registration is necessary. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150.
Friday, April 18, 2008
12 noon-1:30pm
Steamers Cafe
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy 46 8084
Good Design is Good Business. Second in a new brown bag lecture series, John Tagle, AIS, Architect & Planner, will cover the role good desgn plays in a vibrant and thriving city's success. This involves the Draft Master Plan importance. For more information, call Maria Hunciag at 248.524.3543.
Monday, April 21, 2008-Thursday, April 24, 2008
4pm and 5pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (across from Meijer)
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day 2008 Material Recovery Facility tours. Want to know where your recyclables go after they leave your curbside bin? Come see how they are processed and what they are made into. Tours are free and are great for individuals, families, eco conservation clubs, scouts, etc. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so they have enough tour guides on site.
Saturday, May 3, 2008
10am, 11am
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility, 995 Coolidge Hwy, south of Maple Road, across from Meijers, Troy, MI 48084 SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility tours. Want to know where your recyclables go after they leave your curbside bin? Come see how they are processed and what they are made into. Tours are free and are great for individuals, families, eco conservation clubs, scouts, etc. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so they have enough tour guides on site.
Monday, May 5, 2008
9am
Home of member Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. Interested members and prospective members are welcome to attend if the hostess has room. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Monday, May 12, 2008
9:30am
Old Baker Middle School
1291 Torpey Drive (North of Big Beaver and East of Rochester Road)
Troy, MI 48083
Update on the International Bacaularate School in Troy. Join us for a meeting to update ourselves on the International Bacaularate school starting up here in Troy at the old Baker Middle School facility. We'll learn what the IB is and how it fits into our community of excellent students and multinational corporate and resident diversity. Facilitator: Ms Ida Edmunds, Troy School Board member. Call Sue Gregorius for information at 248.879.6284.
Friday, May 16, 2008
12 noon-1:30pm
Steamers Cafe
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy 48084
Civic Art as the Wise Sage of Big Beaver Road. Third and last in the brown bag lecture series, Mark F. Miller, AICP/PCP, City of Troy Planning Director, will update projects such as The Pavilions of Troy. He will tie together urbanism, art, and Big Beaver Road through civic art gateways, sleek and elegant street furniture, public squares and more. For more information, contact Maria Hunciag at 248.524.3543.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
7-9pm
Main Theater, Main Street north of Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak Green Screen Awards night. Join EMEAC (East Michigan Environmental Action Council) in viewing the finalists of their second annual Youth Environmental Short Film Contest finalists. This Green Screen competition, open to middle and high school students learn video skills and create their own films featuring environmental issues. It is illuminating, educational, and entertaining seeing what these students consider important and the ways they project to the public their concerns. For more information visit http://www.emeac.org or call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Saturday, June 7, 2008
9am-2pm
Troy JayCee Park, West side of John R Road, north of Long Lake Road, Troy Rouge River Rescue 2008. This is a family actiivity designated to help the city and Rouge River by cleaning up the River as it flows thru the Park and stabilize its streambanks and also raise awareness as to how our activities and practices influence the area's water ecosystem. Educational, civic, fun, and family oriented. Activities: Streambank stabilization project - planting native plugs, spreading seed, spreading straw blankets, trash pick up, invasive plant removal and possibly release minnows. Family friendly: Yes Number of volunteers needed: 100 Contact: Jennifer Lawson, City of Troy Phone: 248.524.3381 Email: j.lawson@troymi.gov For more general information, call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
6:00pm-9:00pm
Home of Sue R. Annual Meeting of the Membership. This is the annual meeting of the membership of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area. Annual meeting reports are submitted to members, bylaws and budget are approved, and directions to the board are given by the membership. Prospective members are invited. Please check with the people below to make sure the hostess has enough room. Socializing at 6pm, salad supper at 6:30pm and meeting starting at 7:15pm. For information, call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, July 3, 2008
9:30am
Home of Karen Fabian LWV TA Summer Study. LWV TA has undertaken to study Low Impact Development as it pertains to the Troy Futures Vision 2020 study and beyond. Many field trips will be included in the study to LEEDS buildings (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) see the effects on the environment.
Thursday, July 10, 2008
9am
Jeffery W. Barry addition to Walsh College on Livernois north of Wattles. Low Impact Development Summer Study. We will be touring the Jeffery W. Barry addition to Walsh College and learn what motivated staff to make this a requirement of their addition and what was involved in the qualifications.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
7-8pm
REI store
West Big Beaver just west of Rochester on the south side of the boulevard.
Recycling 101. Join us for a one hour refresher course of what is new to be recyclable with SOCRRA and in your curbside bins if you live in a SOCRRA community. The event is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. There will be time for questions and answers. Call SOCRA at 248.288.5150 for more information or visit their website at http://www.socrra.org.
Thursday, July 17, 2008
9:30am
Bank of Ameria Building
Big Beaver east of the Somerset Collection North
main entrance
Low Impact Development Summer Study. Committeemembers and guests will be touring the Bank of America building which has met LEED standards even tho it was built over 30 years ago. Wear comfortable shoes. We will be getting the full tour. Call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Thursday, July 17, 2008
7-8PM
Community Media Network Cable Studios
1230 Souter Blvd
Troy, MI 48083
County Commissioners Candidates Night for Districts 13, 19, 20,24. Wecome to a candidate's night for all the county commissioners who represent any part of Troy. Please note that they also represent other parts of other communities also. Please come early so that we can all be seated in the studio and the program can begin on schedule. Written questions will be taken from the audience on index cards provided at the forum. This event is free and nonpartisan. Democrats and Republicans alike were invited as this will be the only candidates night for the Primary and General Election. Everyone is welcome. Reservations are not necessary.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
9am
Cedar Pines Subdivision
Crooks Road north of Square Lake on the east side
879 Benjamin
Troy 48098
Low Impact Development Summer Study. Committee members and guests will be touring a "green" subdivision and learning first hand what makes the houses green. Contact Karen Fabian for more information at 248.828.3470.
Thursday, July 31, 2008
9:30am
Home of Karen Low Impact Development Summer Study. Update meeting at Karen's to discuss what we have learned so far and how it relates to the Troy Draft Master Plan chapter.
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
7am-8pm
All voting precincts and absent voting State Primary Election. At this election, the voter must vote a straight ticket of either Democrat or Republican and choose from among those in that category. See LWVOA.org for candidate information.
Thursday, August 14, 2008
11am-1pm
Imaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse in Monroe, MI. Call Karen to carpool at 248.828.3470 Low Impact Development Summer Study. The visit to the Motherhouse of the Catholic nunnery in Monroe, Michigan which has had extensive upgrades to make it user friendly as well as LEEDS certified continues our study of the low impact development study. Visit to their organic farms after lunch there.
Thursday, August 21, 2008
4:30-5:30pm
Kresge Foundation
West Big Beaver west of Coolidge Hwy on the south side of Big Beaver
Low Impact Development Summer Study. This is a continuation of the field trips to visit various low impact developments in and around Troy. For more information, call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470
Monday, September 1, 2008-Tuesday, November 4, 2008
9-5:30pm
Troy Historical Museum
60 West Wattles
West off of Livernois
Voting Display. Kids can cast their vote for their favorite food, using a real voting machine, while adults can get more information on voting and the candidates. Call Lorraine Campbell at 248.524.3570 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Monday, September 8, 2008
9am-noon
Home of Sue Gregorius Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly board meetings resume after summer hiatus
Friday, September 12, 2008
6:30pm
Troy Daze Fair
Boulan Park
Crooks south of Wattles
next to the Entertainment Tent
New Citizens Reception and help with registering to vote. The League will be hosting a reception for the new citizens to welcome them to their new country and will be helping them register to vote. The city clerk is invited to facilitate the registering or we will provide the forms and stamp to mail the form in.
Sunday, September 14, 2008
2:30pm-7:30pm
Troy Daze Fair
DPW Booth under the tent
Recycling and Healthy Lawn and Garden outreach. Come learn the latest that can be recycled and how to do it as well as the latest techniques for an earth friendly landscape. Table will be hosted by LWV TA Natural Resources Chair. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for information.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
6-7:30pm
Gary Kulick Community Center
1201 Livernoins
Ferndale
1/2 mile south of 9 Mile Road
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn what can be recycled and how to do it. Healthy lawn and garden information will be passed out as well. Call SOCRRA for more information and to register at 248.288.5150. This event may be cancelled. Call SOCRRA to be sure this particular workshop is still going to be held.
Thursday, September 18, 2008
6:30pm
Beautiful Saviour Lutheran Church
5631 N. Adams (between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road)
Bloomfield Twp
248.646.5041
Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Dinner meeting to kick off the new season for the League. Guests and prospective members and interested parties are welcome. Dinner is pizza and salad and the cost is $10. Special speaker is John Tagle, Troy Planning Commission member and architect. Dinner of pizza, salad, beverage, and dessert 6:30pm. Cost is $10. Speaker at 7pm. Call Sue Gregorius for details and to rsvp.at 248.879.6284.
Monday, September 22, 2008
5:30pm
Birmingham Department of Public Services
851 S. Eton
Birmingham, MI 48009
Planning Commission Meeting on Mass Transit Center. The cities of Troy and Birmingham are meeting to discuss the mass transit center at Maple and Coolidge. If they don't perform to a certain extent by 2010, the land will revert to the ownership of the developer. Public comments and attendance are welcome and encouraged.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
7:30pm
Grosse Ponte War Memorial
32 Lakeshore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Journalism, Whom Can You Trust?. This will be a panel discussion. Panel will consist of Ron Dzwonkowski, Editorial Page Editor of the Detroit Free Press; Nolan Finley, Editoral Page Editor of the Detroit News; Jack Lesseberry, Michigan Public Radio and the Metro Times. The discussion moderator is Ben Burnes, director of the journalism program at Wayne State University. This is the LWV Grosse Pointe Kick Off meeting. All are welcome. Call Pam Brady for more information at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, October 2, 2008
6-7:30pm
Royal Oak Council Chambers
211 Williams Street
Royal Oak
South of Eleven Mile Road and East of Main Street
Recycling 101 class. Learn what can be recycled and how to do it. Also healthy lawn and garden tips will be explored. Become more green. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register or for more information.
Saturday, October 4, 2008
10am-2pm
AloeTERRA solar house
Troy Civic Center Complex
outside at the northwest corner of the Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy 48083
AloeTERRA open house. Visit the AlloTERRA solar house which was built by Lawrence Technological University architecture and engineering students and entered into competition in Washington DC. Around 800 square feet in size, it has many ecofriendly and energy efficient features. It has now a home on the Troy Civic Center complex. In an adjoining tent, will be available ecofriendly information from several sources, including the city of Troy, SOCRRA, and DTE. Call Cindy Stewart, Troy Community Affairs Director, at 248.524.1147 or Vicki Richardson, Troy Recycling Coordinator, at 248.524.3399 for more information. The event is free.
Monday, October 6, 2008
9am
home of Mary. Call Sue Gregorius for more information and directions. Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the LWV TA board. All interested members are welcome to attend if the hostess has room. Call Sue G for more information at 248.879.6284. POSTPONED.
Monday, October 6, 2008
6:30-8pm
Clawson Community Center
Main Street
Clawson
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn what can be recycled and how to do it. Also learn some healthy lawn and garden tips to make the earth more ecofriendly. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register or for more information.
Monday, October 13, 2008
1:30pm
Community Media Network Studios Candidate's Forum for Oakland County Executive. The Candidate's Forum for Oakland County Executive will be held without an audience. Go to CMN's website for playback times on Comcast Cable channel 52 or WOW channel 18.
Thursday, October 16, 2008
7:30pm
Oakland University Candidate's Night for US 9th Congressional District. The Candidate's Night for US Representative from the 9th Michigan District will be open to the public. Questions from the audience will be taken in written form on cards provided at the CN. For more information, please email http://www.lwvoa.org.
Monday, October 20, 2008
noon
Farmington Community Library
Twelve Mile Road
Farmington, MI
Prisons and Jails Panel Discussion. League of Women Voters of Oakland Area wil hold its Annual Fall Luncheon which will include a panel discussion on Prisons and Jails. This is in preparation for our January 2009 consensus Cost is tentatively $15. Carpooling from Troy will start about 11am. Call Susan Gregorius at 248.879.6284 for more information and carpool instructions.
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
7:15pm
Bloomfield Twp Library
Lone Pine and Telegraph Road intersection
Bloomfield Township, MI
Candidates night for County Prosecutor. The Candidate's Night for County Prosecutor has been set up for the public to hear and ask questions of the those running for County Prosecutor.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
7-9pm
Schoolcraft College
Vis-Ta-Tech Center (in Presetnation Room = Auditorium)
18600 Haggerty Road, between 6 & 7 Mile Roads
Livonia, MI 48152

Parking is on the north side of the building
Haggerty is just west of I-275 which has exits at 6 and 7 Mile Roads
A Fair and Impartial Michigan Supreme Court panel. A Fair and Impartial Michigan Supreme Court. Co-sponsors: LWV of Michigan; LWVs of Ann Arbor, Dearborn-Dearborn Hts, Detroit, Grosse Pointe, Northwest Wayne and Troy Area; Michigan Campaign Finance Network; Michigan Impartial Courts Coalition and AAUW of Michigan Speakers: Judge Edward Thomas, retired, Wayne County Circuit Court Brian Dickerson, Detroit Free Press columnist Rich Robinson, Executive Director, Michigan Campaign Finance Network
Monday, November 3, 2008
2-3:30pm
Troy Historical Museum
60 West Wattles
Troy, MI 48098
Image versus Issues. Town Hall Discuss "what is more important in selecting candidates: their carefully-sculpted image or their position on the issues. From Bill Clinton's saxophone and JKF's looks, to Eisenhower's military background, we may even have time to discuss national trends regarding the 2008 election. No fee. Phone registration required in advance." Call the Troy Historical Museum at 248.524.3570. Reading materials in preparation to participation will be suggested by Museum staff.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008
7am-8pm
All voting precincts and absent voter ballot submission to city hall Natonal Election Day. Exercise your right to vote. Remember: Democracy is not a spectator sport!
Monday, November 10, 2008
7:30pm
City Council Chambers
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day in Troy Proclamation. A proclamation will be issued by the Troy City Council proclaming America Recycles Day in Troy. Please commit to recycling all that you are able to, for the good of the earth. For more information, call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Monday, November 17, 2008
10am-1pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Electoral College Study. We will undertake to study the electoral college and the various changes that are being proferred. Call Susan Gregorius at 248.879.6284 for more information. Members and prospective members and interested parties are welcome to come. LWV monthly Board meeting will take place beforehand.
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
7:30pm
Troy Historical Museum
70 West Wattles
Troy 48098
Women's Suffrage. Troy Historical Museum has an Evening Lecture Series which will include "Women's Suffrage". Troy Museum manager Lorraine Campbell chronicles the struggle of determined women to earn the right to vote in this country. An honor hard won and one we all should cherish by studying the candidates and issues and then remembering to vote in every election. Call the Troy Historical Museum at 248.524.3570 for more information. No registration required. Fee is $5 at the door; free for Historical Society members.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
6-7:30pm
Pleasant Ridge Community Center
4 Ridge Road
Pleasant Ridge
Recycling 101 workshop. Everyone is invited to a free SOCRRA workshop on Recycling 101 which will tell attendees what can be recycled, how to prepare it, where it goes, what is good about recycling, and how how even apartment dwellers can recycle. Recycling is for everyone. The workshop is free but please register by calling SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 so that there will be enough materials to be handed out.
Sunday, December 14, 2008
4:30-6:15pm
Home of Ida Holiday Party. This is the annual Holiday Party for all LWV TA members and their guests and prospective members. It is pot luck appetizers. Come and bring an appetizer to pass. Also bring your best singing voice as singing is part of the program for the afternoon.
Sunday, December 14, 2008
6:15pm
Camp Ticonderoga Restaurant on Rochester Road in Troy at Sylvan Glen Golf Course Holiday dinner. Members, guests, and prospective members wishing to get together for dinner after the holiday party or just get together for dinner are welcome to come to the restaurant and join us. Call Sue G for more information at 248.879.6284.
Monday, January 5, 2009
9am-noon
Home of Betty Monthly Board Meeting. Monthly meeting of the LWV TA board. This is a public meeting and all members may attend. Call the hostess to see if she has room to accommodate you. Call Sue G for more information at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
6pm-7:30pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy 48084
Recycling 101 workshop. Come to the free recycling workshop and learn the latest that we can recycle and how it save our natural resources. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register for this free workshop.
Sunday, January 25, 2009
noon-4pm
Troy Community Center
Rooms 303-304
3179 Livernois, north of Big Beaver
Troy Community Kaleidoscope. A day of fun and entertainment for the kids and information for the adults. Do a patriotic craft and get some voting information at the same time. Call Cindy Stewart, Troy Community Affairs Director, for more information at 248.524.1147.
Sunday, January 25, 2009
noon-4pm
Troy Community Center
Rooms 303-304
3179 Livernois, north of Big Beaver
Troy Community Kaleidoscope. Visit the SOCRRA booth for information on recycling and healthy lawns and gardens. Call Cindy Stewart, Troy Community Affairs Director, at 248.524.1147 for more information.
Monday, February 2, 2009
9am
Home of President Sue G. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. All members and interested parties are welcome to attend. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Monday, February 2, 2009
11am
Home of President, Sue. Program planning. This meeting is to establish our program priorities to study in the next year. All members are welcome. Call Sue G. at 248.879.6284 for information and reservations so we have enough booklets, seats, etc.
Sunday, February 15, 2009
3pm - 4pm
Kirts Office Building Room 105. Legislative Interview. Members of the Leagues of Women Voters of Oakland Area and Troy Area are meeting with US Rep Gary Peters to ask LWV MI questions to determine his stand on various issues.
Monday, February 16, 2009
9:30am till ?
Home of Member, Pam. They Represent You update workday. Members of the Voter Service They Represent You committee will meet with gathered updates to type and compile the updates for the March 2009 They Represent You brochure. Volunteers have already obtained the updated materials. Typing, setting, and cross checking of information will be handled today. For more information call either Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information or offer to help.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
12 - 2 pm
Troy Schools Offices Public Hearing on the Troy School Deficit. This is a public meeting called by the Troy School District to elicit suggestions of what can be altered, cut, or melded in order to balance the TSD budget. Public is encouraged to attend and give suggestions and hear options available. Call Troy School District at 248.823.4000 for more information.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
7pm - 9pm
Troy School Administrative Services Building. Troy School District budget meeting. This is another in a series of public meetings called by the Troy School District to elicit suggestions of what can be altered, cut, or melded in order to balance the TSD budget. Public is encouraged to attend and give suggestions and hear options available. Call Troy School District at 248.823.4000 for more information.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
7-8:30pm
Huntington Woods Library
Huntington Woods
Recycling 101 workshop. Come learn the latest that can be recycled and how it helps the environment. Learn proper recycling techniques and how many bins you can put out to the curb. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register for this free workshop or visit the website at http://www.socrra.org for information.
Sunday, March 1, 2009-Thursday, April 30, 2009
alll library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Recycling display. The Troy Public Library display case is the object of the LWV TA Natural Resources chair's visual presentation on What More Can Be Recycled for Water Quality and Conservation of Natural Resources. Call Pam Brady for more information at 248.689.2310
Monday, March 9, 2009
6-7:30pm
Berkley Library
Coolidge Highway
1 block south of 12 Mile Road
Berkley
Recycling 101 workshop. Come learn the latest in recycling and how it helps the environment to do so. Learn recycling techniques and how to also reduce and reuse. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 to register for this free workshop.
Friday, March 13, 2009
noon - 1:30pm
Whole Foods
Rochester Hills, MI
CRWC Adopt-A-Stream program. A meeting of the SIERRA Club will host Clinton River Watershed Council's presenter on the Adopt-A-Stream Program which monitors parts of the tributaries of the Clinton River to test its cleanness. Call Michele Arquette-Palermo at 248.601.0606 for more information or go online to wholefoods.com to register.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
2pm - 3:30pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy
in the cafeteria
Meet and Greet. The UNA USA Michigan is hosting a Meet and Greet program with special guest Dr. Cissa Wa Numbe talk about the Congo Cause, to get netting for all the Congolese to protect them in bed from the mosquitos which carry malaria.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
9am
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083

Room 303
Board Meeting. This is the periodic meeting of the Board of Directors of the LWV TA. Discussion on agenda and additions coming before the board ensue. All prospective members and interested parties are welcome to attend. Call Sue Gregorius, President, at 248.879.6284 for more information.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
11am - 12:30pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083

Room 303
Consensus. Discussion of the National Popular Vote Compact vs the Electoral College will be facilitated by Mary Roman. After discussion, we will vote on the consensus of the LWV Troy Area on this topic. Call Sue Gregorius for more information. 248.879.6284. Only current League Troy members can vote on the consensus. Everyone is invited to attend and listen to the discussion.
Monday, March 23, 2009
9am
Member Betty's home budget meeting. Meeting of the Budget committee to determine the budget for 2009-2010.
Monday, March 23, 2009
12 noon
Member Betty's home. bylaws meeting. Meeting of the Bylaws committee to determine any changes in the League bylaws for 2009-2010 year.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
6pm-7:30pm
Beverly Hills Council Chambers
Beverly Hills, MI
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150. You do not have to be a resident of Beverly Hills to attend. Cost is free.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
7pm
Grosse Point War Memorial Child Health. The League in Troy will carpool to the discussion on "Child Health Advocacy - Hope and Help for Every Child," put on by LWV GP and Grosse Pointe War Memorial. We will carpool. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 for more info and to arrange the carpool location and reservations.
Monday, April 20, 2009-Saturday, April 25, 2009
varied times
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
(Recycling Center)
995 Coolidge Hwy south of Maple Road
Troy, MI 48084
MRF tours. Come celebrate Earth Day week by touring the SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility (MRF) which collects the recyclables from its 12 communities and bundles, bales, and brokers them out. Learn more about recycling and see what 300,000 people can accumulate in a day to save the planet! Call SOCRRA at 248.1288.5150 to reserve a spot so they have enough tour guides on hand to teach, tour and answer questions.
Friday, April 24, 2009
9am - 3pm
Henry Ford Community College
Dearborn, MI
Voter Power. "The 21st Century Voter: Promoting Michigan Voter Power," Hosted by LWV Michigan. Cost is $30 which includes materials and lunch. Reservations are required. We will carpool from Pam Brady's at 8am. Call Sue Gregorius for more info on where and how to register and any other information at 248.879.6284.
Saturday, April 25, 2009
1-2:30pm
Lathrup Village City Hall Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website at http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Lathrup Village to attend. Cost is free.
Monday, May 4, 2009
9am
Home of Nancy W. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting. All members and prospective members are welcome if the hostess has room. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284.
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
7-8:30pm
The North Face
Somerset Collection North
Troy, MI 48084
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. The workshop will be some time during the fair hours. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Troy to attend. Cost is free.
Thursday, May 7, 2009
6-7:30pm
Ferndale Community Center Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Ferndale to attend. Cost is free.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
7-8:30pm
Royal Oak Library Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Royal Oak to attend. Cost is free.
Friday, May 15, 2009-Sunday, May 17, 2009
all day each day
Lansing State Convention. LWVMI STATE CONVENTION, held every other year. We are allowed two delegates. Call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 if interested in being a delegate and/or going for the experience. Current League members only.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
6-7:30pm
Birmingham Public works Building
851 S. Eton
Birmingham, MI 48009
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. The workshop will be some time during the fair hours. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Birmingham to attend. Cost is free.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
6-7:30pm
Oak Park Community Center, Room B
14300 Oak Park Boulevard (west side of Oak Park Library)
Oak Park
Recycling 101 workshop. Learn more about recycling and what good it does for the environment. The workshop will be some time during the fair hours. Come to this fast paced 1 and 1/2 hour workshop. Call for reservations at 248.288.5150 or visit their website http://www.socrra.org. You do not have to be a resident of Oak Park to attend. Cost is free.
Saturday, June 6, 2009
9am-1pm
Stage Nature Center
Coolidge Hwy south of South Blvd
Troy, MI 48098
River Day. Join your natural resouces chair and other members of League Troy in helping to "take back" the Rouge River at the Nature Center. We will be stabilizing the streambank, planting native plants, pulling out invasives, and more. Call Environmental Specialist Jennifer Lawson at 248.524.3381 or email her at j.lawson@troymi.gov to volunteer or to ask questions.
Thursday, June 18, 2009
6pm
Home of Member Sue R Annual Meeting. This is the annual meeting of the LWV Troy Area where members will vote on the budget, bylaws, nominating, and other business coming before the membership. All members and prospective members are welcome if the hostess has room. A light salad, roll, beverage, and dessert supper will be served. Cost is $10. Membership dues can be paid at this time also. Call Sue Gregorius to rsvp at 248.879.6284.
Thursday, June 25, 2009
10am
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Martha Schaefer-Fowler Memorial. Join us in joining the family in celebrating of the life of Martha Schaefer Fowler, longtime member of League of Women Voters of Troy Area. She was a wonderful, supportive, enthusiastic person who helped out as much as she could. Her views on a subject, be it political theory, health care, Women's and children's issues, the UN were always thought provoking and insightful. Though she was in her 90's, her mind was active and current and varied. Her mark was made on all of us. What a wonderful mentor!
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernios north of Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48083

Room 304
Troy Special City Council Meeting. The public is invited to meet the final five candidates who wish to be Troy's next city manager. At this meeting, each candidate will be given 15 minutes to describe what is important about and to them. At the conclusion, the residents can ask questions and make comments and mingle with the candidates and council members. No reservations are necessary. For more info, check out the city website at http://www.troymi.gov/CityManagerSearch.asp
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
9am-5pm
Troy City Hall
Council Boardroom on the upper floor at the north end of the building
Inverviews of the Final Five Candidates for City Manager. The final five candidates for Troy City Manager will be interviewed at 1 1/2 hour intervals with a half hour for lunch from noon to 12:30pm. The candidates will be taken in reverse alphabetical order. The public is invited to attend but they will not be given an opportunity to speak. For more information see http://www.troymi.gov/CityManagerSearch.asp
Thursday, July 9, 2009
6:30pm-7:30pm
REI store
SW corner of Big Beaver and Rochester Roads
Troy
Recycling 101 workshop. Come to the free workshop, run by SOCRRA, and get your questions about recycling, precycling, buy recycled material, hazardous waste removal in an environmentally safe way. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for more information and to register.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
7pm
Troy City Hall
Council Boardroom
upper floor in the north end of the building
City Council Deliberation of the City Manager Candidates. This is a special city council meeting to deliberate the results of the interviews of the city manager candidates. There will be a limited opportunity for the publice to comment at the beginning of this meeting. The meeting is open to the public and no reservations are needed. For more info: http://www.troymi.gov/CityManagerSearch.asp
Thursday, July 16, 2009
9:30am
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study of MSUE. This is the first of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its History by Bev Terry, Extension Director. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Monday, July 20, 2009
6pm
Troy City Council Board Room in the Troy City Hall building upper level between the city clerk's office and that of the city manager on the north side of the building. Final deliberation of city manager by city council. This will be the final deliberation of city council with the prospective city manager with respect to the new city manager selection and his contract terms.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
 
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study. This is the second of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its Nutrition and Health, including Breastfeeding by Lois Thieleke and Saneya Hamler. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Monday, July 27, 2009
4pm
Troy City Hall
City Clerk's Office
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Deadline for submission of City Council Petitions. This is the deadline for which candidates for city council may submit their petitions. They have 72 hours to withdraw their petition if they choose, otherwise their petitions will be checked for valid signatures and they will be considered valid candidates. Three seats are expiring on city council. The election will be on Tuesday, November 3, 2009.
Thursday, July 30, 2009
 
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study. This is the third of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its 4-H Youth Development by Tom Schneider.Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Thursday, August 6, 2009
 
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study. This is the fourth of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its Master Gardener Volunteer Program & Water quality by Carol Lenchek and Bindu Bhakta. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
4pm
Troy City Hall
City Clerk's Office
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Deadline for submission of Troy School Board petitions. This is the deadline to submit petitions to run for Troy School Board. The candidates have 72 hours to withdraw from competition, and their petition signatures will be verified, then they will be considered valid candidates. Election is Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Two 4 year seats are up for election, and two 6 year seats are up for election.
Thursday, August 13, 2009
 
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study. This is the fifth of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its Food Safety, Nutrition & Health & Childcare Provider Education by Robin Danto & Eva Poole. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
 
Meet at Karen's driveway to carpool to the MSUE in Pontiac. League Summer Study. This is the sixth of 6 weeks of a League summer study of the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County. Today's topic is its Community and Economic Development, Citizen Planner by Bev Terry & Glenn Pape (Regional Land Use Educator. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more info and to rsvp.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
6:30pm-8:30pm
Clawson City Hall
425 North Main Street
Clawson, MI 48017
Healthy Lawn Care Workshop. Learn the latest of whats and whys for fall healthy lawn care from the experts. Go green and be earth friendly with these tips. Sponsored by SOCWA. Registration requested to Karen Bever at 248.288.5150. This event is free to the public.
Thursday, September 17, 2009
6pm-9pm
Troy Community Center Room 301
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Dinner meeting to kick off the new season for the League. Guests and prospective members and interested parties are welcome. Dinner is pizza, salad, dessert, and beverage and the cost is $10. Special speaker is Loraine Campbell, Troy Historical Museum Manager, who will give us an update of the contstuction at the Museum grounds. Dinner at 6pm with Speaker at 6:45pm. For details and to rsvp call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Friday, September 18, 2009
6:30pm
Boulan Park Entertainment Tent and the tent to the west of it New Citizens Reception and help with registering to vote. New Citizens will be sworn in by the US District Judge with help from the District Court personnel. Afterwards, the League will hold a reception to honor and welcome the new citizens to their new country and help them register to vote with the help of personnel from the city clerk's office.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
11am
Troy Daze at Boulan Park west off of Crooks and north of Big Beaver Troy Recycling information at the DPW booth at Troy Daze. Bring your recycling and healthy lawn and garden questions to the DPW booth under the big tent to get some dialog and answers, tips, and suggestions, as well as written information.
Monday, September 21, 2009
7pm
The Community House
380 South Bates Street
Birmingham, MI 48009
Health Care as We Age Panel Discussion. "Health Care as We Age" by LWV Detroit Metro Area. A panel discussion featuring these distinguished panelists: Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D. Director, Institute of Gerontology Wayne State University "Successful Aging"

Kristin Wilson Community Planner Area Agency on Aging 1-B "Preserving Independence and Quality of Life for Seniors"

State Senator John Pappageorge 13th District, Michigan State Senate "Health Care, Seniors, and Michigan Budget Challenges"

Free and Open to the Public

Reservations are appreciated and can be made by contacting The Community House at (248) 644-5832. This event is co-sponsored by The Community House and the League of Women Voters of Oakland Area.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
7-8:30pm
Troy School Services Building
4420 Livernois (south of Long Lake on the east side of the street. Look for the Troy Schools sign, pull in the driveway and veer to the left when the road splits.
LWV TA School Board Candidates Night 2009. This will be the nonpartisan Candidates' Night for the Troy School Board which election will be held on November 3, 2009. It will contain 4 people running for two four year seats and two people running unopposed for two six year seats. Look for the Troy School Board Voter's Guide out soon in several spots around the city of Troy. For more information, call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310. It is free and everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
7-8:30pm
Royal Oak Library
222 E. Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak
Recycling 101 Workshop. Free recycling informational workshop for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Call for information and reservations at 248.288.5150.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
7-9pm
Community Media Cable Studios
1230 Souter Boulevard
Troy, MI 48083

Souter Blvd runs south off of Maple (15 Mile) Road between Rochester and Stephenson.
Troy City Council Candidates Night and description of the ballot proposals. This is the League of Women Voters of Troy Area nonpartisan Candidates' Night for the Troy City Council. Seven people are running for 3 seats. There will also be an explanation of the 6 ballot proposals that will also be on the ballot for the November 3, 2009 election. Everyone is welcome and the event is free. Look for the Voter Guides out soon in various spots in the city. For more information, call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Monday, October 19, 2009
Noon
Birmingham First Baptist Church
300 Willits St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
LWV OA Annual Fall Luncheon and Panel Discussion. LWVOA Annual Fall Luncheon. Topic: "Why We Need a Free Press" Details forthcoming
Saturday, October 24, 2009
2pm-4pm
First Baptist Church of Birmingham
300 Willits Street (1 bk N of Maple at Bates)
Birmingham
Transit Now! A Forum on Mass Transportation. discussion on Mass Transit Planning for the Detroit Metropolitan Region with a focus on the Woodward Corridor. Doors open at 1:30pm for refreshments and conversation. Please RSVP the First Baptist Church office at 248.644.0550. Sponsored by Suburban congregations of M.O.S.E.S.
Monday, October 26, 2009
6-7:30pm
Berkley Public Library
3155 Coolidge Hwy, south of 12 Mile Road
Recycling 101 Workshop. Free recycling informational workshop for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Call for information and reservations at 248.288.5150.
Monday, November 2, 2009
9am
home of Nancy W. Monthly Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. Board updates, committee meetings and other items are discussed and decided upon. Open to all League members and other interested parties if the hostess has the room. Call Sue G at 248.879.6284 for more info.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
7am-8pm
All voting precincts General Election Day. Vote today in Troy for 3 members of Troy City Council, 2 4 year terms and 2 six year terms for Troy School Board, possibly 3 ballot proposals.
Saturday, November 7, 2009
10am
Southfield Library
26300 Evergreen
Southfield, MI 48076
Health Care Refore. Let's Get Real.. Special meeting of the LWV OA on their continuing series on Health Care Reform. Everyone is welcome.
Monday, November 9, 2009
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day in Troy Proclamation. Troy City Council proclaims America Recycles Day in Troy. Proclamation received, on behalf of all the recyclers in Troy, by LWV TA Natural Resources Chair, Pam Brady, who will add a few good words about recycling.
Monday, November 16, 2009
4pm and 4:45pm and 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day MRF tours. In honor of America Recycles Day, tours of the SOCRRA MRF will be available to all. See how many tons of recyclables communities can amass and learn what happens to them after they leave your curbside. For reservations and information call 248.288.5150.
Monday, November 16, 2009
7-8:30pm
Huntington Woods Library
26415 Scotia, south of 11 Mile Road
Huntington Woods
Recycling 101 Workshop. Free recycling informational workshop for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Call for information and reservations at 248.288.5150.
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
4pm and 4:45pm and 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Americal Recycles Day MRF tours. In honor of America Recycles Day, tours of the SOCRRA MRF will be available to all. See how many tons of recyclables communities can amass and learn what happens to them after they leave your curbside. For reservations and information call 248.288.5150.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
4pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day MRF tours. In honor of America Recycles Day, tours of the SOCRRA MRF will be available to all. See how many tons of recyclables communities can amass and learn what happens to them after they leave your curbside. For reservations and information call 248.288.5150.
Saturday, November 21, 2009
10am and 10:45am and 11:30am
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day MRF tours. In honor of America Recycles Day, tours of the SOCRRA MRF will be available to all. See how many tons of recyclables communities can amass and learn what happens to them after they leave your curbside. For reservations and information call 248.288.5150.
Sunday, December 13, 2009
4pm
Home of Ida. Holiday Party. This is when our members and spouses can relax and get together and enjoy a light evening of song and conversation. Bring an apetizer and those who wish can go to Camp Ticonderoga for dinner afterward. Call Sue for more info at 248.879.6284.
Monday, January 4, 2010
9am
Home of Mary R. Board Meeting. This is the monthly board meeting of the League. Others may attend if there is room at the home of the hostess. Please call 248.879.6284 for more information.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
7pm-8:30pm
CMN Cable Studios
1230 Souter Blvd (south off of Maple, beteen Rochester Road and Stephenson Hwy)
Troy, MI 48083
LWV Troy Area Study Session on the Tax Millage Election. The public is invited to join us for this informative study session on the upcoming tax millage which will be voted on in a special election on Tuesday, February 23, 2010.
Seating is limited.
For further information, please call Sue Gregorius at 248.879.6284 or Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.

Please note: Airtimes for this one hour program playback on Comcast channel 52 and WOW channel 18 are: Tuesdays, February 9, 16 and 23 at 11am Wednesdays, February 10 and 17 at 8pm Saturdays, February 13 and 20 at 7pm

Monday, February 15, 2010
7:30pm
Troy City Council Chambers
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
LWV TA Proclamation on their 90th year of existence. The League of Women Voters of Troy Area is receiving a Proclamation celebrating their 90th birthday at the Troy City Council meeting. One of our members is older than that! She appreciates how important it is for everyone to have the right to vote. So do we. This is the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the US Constitution, at which time the LWV was formed.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
6-7:30pm
Hazel Park Library Recycling 101 Workshop. Recycling 101 Workshop. Free recycling informational workshop for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Call for information and reservations at 248.288.5150.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
7am - 8pm
Precincts in the city of Troy. Check with the City Clerk's office to see where you are to vote for this election if you are unsure. 249.524.3316. Special Election for the City of Troy General Operating Millage Proposal. This is a special election to determine if the electors of the city of Troy wish to levy a 1.9 mill general operating tax.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
2pm
Troy Historical Museum church building
60 West Wattles
Troy, MI 48098
Tea at Two program. In honor of their 90th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, the LWV TA will "hostess" this program on Remarkable Women. For more information contact the Troy Historical Museum at 248.524.3570.
Saturday, February 27, 2010
10am
St Andrew Lutheran Church
6255 Telegraph Road (just north of Maple Road)
Bloomfield HIlls, MI 48301
Prison Reform workshop. This is for League members to become updated on Prison Reform with the LWV Oakland Area speakers. LWV TA members are welcome to attend. Call Sue Gregorius for more info at 248.879.6284.
Monday, March 1, 2010
9am
To be determined. Board Meeting. This meeting is to discuss and determine what business comes before the board of the LWV TA. The date is tentative at this time.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
6-7:30pm
Royal Oak Library Recycling 101 Workshop. Recycling 101 Workshop. Free recycling informational workshop for residents of the SOCRRA member communities. Call for information and reservations at 248.288.5150.
Monday, April 19, 2010-Saturday, April 24, 2010
various times
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day tours. Want to see what happens to the materials you have placed at your curb or brought to the MRF to recycle? Want to see what 290,000 people with a single idea of recovering natural resources can do? Come to a tour of the MRF and find out for yourself. Tours last about 30-45 minutes and contain information as well as the tour. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for more information and to reserve a spot.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
all day every day of the year
Everywhere Earth Day. LWV TA encourages members and people to commit to the conservation and preservation and protection of Planet Earth, today and everyday! Many activities are going on.
Friday, April 30, 2010
all day every day of the year
Everywhere Arbor Day. Celebrate Arbor Day with one or more of the many events that encourage the planting and maintenance of trees on our Planet Earth.
Friday, June 11, 2010-Tuesday, June 15, 2010
daily
Atlanta Marriott
Atlanta, Georgia
LWV US National Convention. The LWV United States convenes a Convention that shall adopt a program, elect officers and directors, adopt a budget and transact such other business as may properly come before it. LWV TA member may attend as a voting participant. This year's venue is Atlanta, Georgia.
Saturday, June 26, 2010
11am-3pm
REI of Troy at Big Beaver and Rochester Roads intersection (SW corner) All American Recycling Fair. Join us at REI to learn more about recycling, make art objects with recycled materials, learn how to be more environmentally repsonsible with your lawn and garden and home buying practices, precycling to lessen the disposal of packaging, hazardous waste and electronics disposal, single stream recycling, before and after materials, and more. It is free, a family event, and no pre registration or purchases are required.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
9:30am
Home of Karen F. LWV TA Summer Study. This year's LWV TA Summer Study will be "Economics 101...Strategic Planning to Transform Michigan's Economy". All members are welcome to join our study. It will include several sessions at times and places to be determined at this first meeting. All interested parties and potential League members are welcome to join us if space permits.
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
9:30am-noon
Home of Karen. League Summer Study week 2 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010
6pm
Home of Sue R. Call Sue Gregorius for directions at 248.879.6284. LWV TA Annual Meeting. This is the annual meeting of the general membership of the LWV TA. At this meeting, the membership ratifies the 2010-2011 budget, bylaws, officers and directors and give directions to the board. Discussion of the future course of the LWV TA will be discussed. Dinner is first and a $10 charge covers the cost of dinner and the printing of the annual meeting books. Annual dues are payable at this time. Please rsvp to Sue G at 248.879.6284.
Saturday, July 10, 2010
1pm
Home of Ida Library study. This is a continuation of the study the LWV TA is doing to better educate themselves on the choices and ramifications of various kinds of library governance. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. The public is welcome to attend. Ask if the hostess has enough room.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
9:30am-noon
Home of Karen. League Summer Study week 3 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
12:30pm
Home of Karen. League Library study. League is studying the various aspects of the possible millage that some citizens wish to put on the November ballot. The public is welcome to join us if the hostess has room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470. This first meeting will be considered a general meeting and part of the board meeting. See adjoining calendar entry. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
12:30pm
Home of Karen LWV TA board and general meeting. League of Women Voters of Troy Area will have its combination board and general meeting to discuss the library millage possibility as well as present reports and general business coming before the board. The public is welcome. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
9:30am-noon
Home of Ida. League Summer Study week 4 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
12:30pm
Home of Ida. League Library Study. League is continuing studying the various aspects of the possible library millage. Guest speaker is Rhonda Hendrickson, President of the Friends of the Troy Library. The public is welcome if the hostess has room. Call 248.689.2310.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
9:30am-noon
  League Summer Study week 5 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
12:30pm
Home of Ida. 1304 Player Troy, MI 48085
248.879.8287
League Library study. League Troy Area is further studying the various aspects of the possible library millage on the November 2010 ballot. Guest speakers are Ken Macon, W. Bloomfield Libary trustee and Denise Hammond, former W Bloomfield Treasurer. The public is welcome to attend if the hostess has room. Call Pam at 248.689.2310.
Sunday, August 1, 2010-Thursday, September 30, 2010
library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy,MI 48084
Ecological lifestyle library display. League of Women Voters' members, Mike Brady and Pam Brady, set up a library display case on "Precycling..deciding what you are going to do with the packaging before you buy the product". Simple changes, shown in the display, can make it possible for you to recycle much more and throw away much less, thereby saving natural resources.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
7am-8pm
All voting precincts in the city. State Primary Election. This is the primary election when you will be voting for governor, represenetatives in congress in the 8th, 9th, 11th, and 12th districts, state senators in the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, and 26th districts and representatives in several districts across the state, as well as almost all Oakland County commissioners, and judges of the probate and district courts.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
9:30am-noon
Home of Karen League Summer Study week 6 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Thursday, August 5, 2010
6:30-8pm
Troy Community Center Room 305
3179 Livernois
Troy MI 48083
Sustainable Residential Landscapes. The LWV TA Natural Resources chair cordially invites you to join her in this informative workshop to get tips to help grean your landscape in an environmental way. It is free and open to the public. Tours of the AloeTerra House (an off the grid structure built by Lawrence Tech University Students and purchased by the Troy Chamber of Commerce to be housed on Troy Property and designed to be a teaching tool) on the grounds of the Troy Civic Center will be offering tours at 5:45pm and 8pm. Call Lillian Dean 248.546.5818 for more info.
Monday, August 9, 2010
8pm
Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Old Town Road
Rochester, MI
Library study session. LWV TA library study members will visit the Rochester Hills, MI library to see a board of trustees meeting in session and learn how a dedicated funds library works for another community.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
9:30am
Home of Ida League Summer Study week 7 of 7. We are further exploring the MSU Land Policy Institute study on new paradyms for Michigan to get out of the economic slump it is in. Open to the public if there is room. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
9:30am
Home of Ida summer study tour. Tour the MichiganWorks offices to see how they help people get jobs. Tentative. Check with Karen Fabian first at 248.828.3470.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
2pm
Leave from Ida's house Library study session. This will include a road trip to the Rochester HIlls Public Library to meet with director and board of trustee member.
Monday, August 16, 2010
9:30am
Home of Ida. library study. Tour the Rochester Hills library and speak to the RH Library Director and a Trustee (invited and tentative).
Monday, August 16, 2010
9:30am
Home of Ida added New Economy session. This will probably be the last of the study sessions of the New Economy proposed by the MSU Land Policy Institute. It is as yet to be determined if we will take any action on it.
Monday, August 16, 2010
1 pm
Home of Ida library study session. This will be a continuing study of the Troy Libary funding situation. It is tentative that we will meet on this day and time. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. The public is invited if the hostess has room.
Thursday, September 9, 2010
1pm-3pm
Automation Alley, headaquartered on Bellingham, just off Big Beaver, across from the Troy Sports Center. Tour of Automation Alley. Join the League of Women Voters of Troy Area for a tour of Automation Alley with Michelle Zellen, then onto a tour of Automation Alley's, Altair Engineering Co., led by Mike Kidder. Some are meeting for lunch at Joe Kool's before the tour. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
7pm
Birmingham DPS on Eton south of Maple Road. Transit Center Proposal. Another joint meeting of the planning commissions of Birmingham and Troy to discuss the details of the Transit Center abutting both their properties. For more information, call Cindy Stewart, Troy City Community Affairs Department at 248.524.1147.
Friday, September 17, 2010
9:30am
Home of Karen Combined board and membership meeting of the LWV TA. This is being convened to discuss and share information we gathered over the summer and to learn more about the options on the Troy library. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Monday, September 20, 2010
noon
First Baptist Church of Birmingham, 300 Willits, Birmingham, MI 48009. (North side of Maple Road just west of Woodward Avenue. Parking is just east of the church. League of Women Voters of Troy Area Fall Luncheon. DAM THOSE FISH Are Asian Carp a Threat to the Great Lakes? Speaker from the Lake Michigan Inter-League Organization.

12 noon Lunch, 1 pm Speaker

Open to the public. Please come and bring your friends. We need your strong support to achieve our goals as a League. $20 Lunch & Speaker (delicious lunch, beverages & dessert) $5 Speaker only

RESERVATION NECESSARY BY SEPT. 16th

Call Pam if you are interested in carpooling: 248.689.2310

Thursday, September 30, 2010
6pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church hall
5631 N. Adams (between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road)
Bloomfield Twp
248.646.5041
LWV TA Annual Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Dinner meeting to kick off the new season for the League. Guests and prospective members and interested parties are welcome. Dinner is pizza, salad, dessert, and beverage and the cost is $10 per person. Special speaker is Rhonda Hendrickson, President of Friends of the Troy Public Library, who will give us an update. Socialize at 6pm, dinner at 6:45pm and speaker at 7:15pm. For details and to rsvp call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Friday, October 1, 2010
8:30am-noon
Oakland University Clinton River in Review. The yearly update on the state of the Clinton River and its tributaries. Call Clinton River Watershed Council for more information at 248.601.0606 or http://www.crwc.org
Sunday, October 10, 2010
3pm
Oakland University
Banquet Room at the Oakland Center
2000 N. Squirrel Road
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Candidate's Forum for US Representative District 9. U.S. House of Representatives, District 9. Coordinators: Judy Bateman & Ann Edwards of the League of Women Voters of Oakland Area Co-sponsor: Oakland University
Thursday, October 14, 2010
7:30pm
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083

Room 304
"Troy Public Library: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?". Join us for a free informational panel discussion of the future of the Troy Public Library and the ballot proposal options on the November 2, 2010 ballot. All circulators of ballot petitions concerning the library, accepted for this election, have been invited. Also invited are representatives from the Troy city attorney's office and clerk's office. Questions will be taken from the audience. Moderator is Charlie Langton and the 1 hour program will be airred on CMN Cable TV for viewing. Free and open to the public. For more information, call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
7-8:30pm
Royal Oak Library
222 E. 11 Mile Road
(s of 11 Mile, e of Main)
Royal Oak, MI
Recycling 201. This is for people who already know how to recycle. After a short review of what and how to recycle, we get more indepth knowledge and discover or reaffirm why it is important and what choices we can make to become more savvy about keeping our natural resources safe. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations and more information. It is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
7pm-8:30pm
Huntington Woods Library
26415 Scotia
(s of 11 Mile, w side of Scotia)
Huntington Woods, MI
Recycling Workshop 201. Learn what to recycle and how to prepare it for pickup. After a short review of what and how to recycle, we get more indepth knowledge and discover or reaffirm why it is important and what choices we can make to become more savvy about keeping our natural resources safe. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations and more information. It is free and open to the public.
Saturday, October 30, 2010
9:30am-1pm
St Andrews Lutheran Church meeting room
Telegraph Road north of Maple Road
Bloomfield Hills, Mi
Tapping the Power of the League. A workshop run by the LWV of Michigan on building leadership skills. Check the lwvoa.org website for more information. All leaguers are welcome.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
7am-8pm
All voting precincts in Troy. General Election. This is the General Election for our state. We will be voting for governor, lt. governor, secretary of state, attorney general, US representative, state senator, state representative, state board of education, regents or trustees for UofM, WSU, MSU,Oakland Community College, county commissioner,justices of state supreme court, court of appeal, circuit court, probate court,district court. State Proposals 1 and 2 and for Troy: 4 library proposals.
Monday, November 15, 2010
4pnm, 4:45pm, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (south of Maple, across from Meijers)
Troy 48084
Americal Recycles 2010 MRF tours. See how your recyclables are being sorted and baled, the first steps on their way to becoming new products. You will see the volume of recyclables that can be collected if we put our efforts into saving the earth. Tours are free and there is no age limit. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that they have enough tour guides.
Monday, November 15, 2010
7:30pm
City Council Chambers
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day in Troy 2010 Proclamation. City Council will proclaim America Recycles Day in Troy. LWV TA Natural Resources chair, Pam Brady, will accept the Proclamation on behalf of all the residents of Troy who recycle and those who will be coming on board to help their community and Mother Earth. For more information, contact Cindy Stewart, Troy Community Affairs Director at 248.524.1147 or Pam Brady, Natural Resources Chair and SOCRRA Recycling Committee member at 248.689.2310.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
4pm, 4:45pm, 530pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge (south of Maple and across from Meijers)
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles 2010 MRF tours. See how your recyclables are being sorted and baled, the first steps on their way to becoming new products. You will see the volume of recyclables that can be collected if we put our efforts into saving the earth. Tours are free and there is no age limit. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that they have enough tour guides.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
4pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (south of Maple and across from Meijers)
Troy, MI 48084
Americal Recycles 2010 MRF tours. See how your recyclables are being sorted and baled, the first steps on their way to becoming new products. You will see the volume of recyclables that can be collected if we put our efforts into saving the earth. Tours are free and there is no age limit. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that they have enough tour guides.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
4pm, 4:45pm, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge (south of Maple, across from Meijers)
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles 2010 MRF tours. See how your recyclables are being sorted and baled, the first steps on their way to becoming new products. You will see the volume of recyclables that can be collected if we put our efforts into saving the earth. Tours are free and there is no age limit. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that they have enough tour guides.
Saturday, November 20, 2010
10am, 10:45am, 11:30am
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (south of Maple, across from Meijers)
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles 2010 MRF tours. See how your recyclables are being sorted and baled, the first steps on their way to becoming new products. You will see the volume of recyclables that can be collected if we put our efforts into saving the earth. Tours are free and there is no age limit. Call SOCRRA at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that they have enough tour guides.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
3:50-5pm
Pembroke Elementary School
Troy, Mi
Michigan Native Frogs and Toads. LWV TA members, Mike Brady and Pam Brady, talk with Environmental Club students about their experiences on the Rouge River Frog and Toad survey. They will discuss native frogs and toads, how to tell them apart by hearing their croaks, and how they are excellent indicators of water and soil quality.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
4pm
Home of Ida Holiday Party. This is the time when Leaguers gather to kick back and enjoy the fellowship with those with whom they have volunteered so hard all year. Members, their families, and prospectives are invited as space permits. Call Pam Brady for information at 248.689.2310.
Saturday, March 5, 2011
10am
Home of LWV OA member Alternative Voting Methods-Study and Consensus. LWV OA is holding their study and we are invited to join them. We cannot vote on their consensus but we can learn more about the subject. Call Eva Packard at LWV OA at
248.594.6602 or email to http://www.lwvoa.org and click on "email the league" at the bottom of the page.
Saturday, March 26, 2011
9am
Lukich's Family Dining Restaurant
3900 Rochester Road (south of Wattles and east side of street)
Troy
LWV TA General/Board/Consensus meeting. Join us for our first meeting of the new calendar year where we will update our program information, city happenings, budget and bylaw changes as well as do consensus on alternatives to voting processes facilitated by Mary. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 for more info.
Friday, April 1, 2011-Friday, April 29, 2011
Troy Library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day display. LWV TA members, Mike Brady and Pam Brady, will display Earth Day information on "Michigan Native Frogs and Toads" in the library display case to give hints to people on how to be more earth friendly.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
10am
Southfield Public Library Redistricting-How it is done for US, Michigan, Oakland County. We are welcome to join LWV OA to study this interesting subject. Call Eva Packard at 248.594.6602 or email LWVOA.org and click on "email league" for more information. Call Pam Brady 248.689.2310 if you want to carpool.
Monday, April 18, 2011-Thursday, April 21, 2011
4pm, 4:45pm 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day MRF tours. Now is a good time to visit the MRF to see where your recyclables are collected after they leave your curb and how they are separated, bundled, baled, and brokered out. It is great for children and adults to see how one person combined with others can make a big difference in the environment. Learn how to buy so that you can recycle more and trash less as well as reduce and reuse what you have purchased.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
10am-2pm
University of Michigan
Environmental Interpretive Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
LWV Lake Erie Basin Committee meeting. This multi League group is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of Lake Erie and its watershed. Regular meetings keep its members apprised of topics of concern and what we can do to help the water quality. Call Pam if interested in carpooling. 248.689.2310.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
10am, 10:45am; 11:30am
SOCRRA MRF
995 Coolidge Hwy (across from Meijers)
Troy
Earth Day MRF tours. Earth Day MRF tours. Now is a good time to visit the MRF to see where your recyclables are collected after they leave your curb and how they are separated, bundled, baled, and brokered out. It is great for children and adults to see how one person combined with others can make a big difference in the environment. Learn how to buy so that you can recycle more and trash less as well as reduce and reuse what you have purchased.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
9am
Home of Pam. They Represent You compiling. Leaguers will gather information to update the They Represent You brochure. It lists all the local, county, state, and national people who represent the citizens of Troy. Included also are their terms of office and their wages. If you are a leaguer and want to help, call Karen at 248.828.3470 for an assignment.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48098
Gardening to Save the World. Join LWV TA Natural Resources Chair and SOCRRA Advanced Master Composter, Pam Brady, exploring gardening topics thru discussions and hands-on demonstrations. Topics will include healthy lawns and gardens, the six ecological gardening practices, gardening for wildlife, how compost "makes it happen", tricks to garden pest free and information about rain barrels and rain gardens. For more information and to register for the class: Stage Nature Center 248.524.3567.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
7pm
Bloomfield Twp Hall (note this is a new venue)
4200 Telegraph Road (betweeen Lone Pine and Long Lake Roads on West side of Telegraph)
Bloomfield Twp, MI 48302
The Impact of Medical Marijuana Law on Local Communities. With some cities (including Ferndale) seriously discussing this for their communities, it is a good time to hear what the experts have to say on the subject. Speakers will present the viewpoints of patients, communities and law enforcement:
Neil Rochkind,Attorney representing marijuana patients and caregivers
Dave Crist, Attorney, city of Ferndale
Jan Roncelli,Bloomfield Twp Clerk
Beth Hand, Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor and Head of Narcotics Section
Friday, May 6, 2011
4:30 pm
Firefighters Park north side of Square Lake east of Coolidge in Troy Troy Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony. Join the city staff in planting a tree in Troy in honor of Arbor Day. Obtain information on how to plant a tree properly, why trees are important to our quality of live, and what trees are good for our area. This action helps us keep our Tree City USA designation. The Troy Garden Club donates the tree, the city plants it, and SOCWA Treekeeper volunteer, Pam Brady, will be on hand to provide information on trees.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
9am
Lukich's Family Dining Restaurant Monthly Board meeting of the LWV TA. This is the time when we will meet to discuss items of importance to the LWV TA. All members are welcome and encouraged to participate in the comingling of ideas and renewal of friendships. Call Pam for more information at 248.689.2310
Friday, May 20, 2011-Sunday, May 22, 2011
hours vary
Traverse City LWV Michigan State Convention. Time for all the Michigan Leagues to gather and do consensus as well as networking and discussing our most current and prioritized subjects. Call Pam Brady for more information at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
6pm
Home of Sue R. Call Pam for directions at 248.689.2310 and Chris for rsvp at 248.828.3957. LWV TA Annual Meeting. Come to the one meeting of the year where budget, bylaws, programming are discussed and voted on by the entire membership. This is when you are able and encouraged to give directions to the board, determine the subject of the summer study and see the status of the LWV TA.
Saturday, June 11, 2011
10am
Shenandoah Country Club LWV Oakland Area Annual Meeting. Join our sister organization also serving Oakland County to get their yearly update on budget, bylaws, programs, and program planning. At 10:30am US Senator Debbie Stabenow will speak to the group, followed by a yummy lunch. Call Pam if interested in representing LWV TA at 248.689.2310.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
tbd
tbd LWV DMA Annual Meeting. Join your fellow leaguers who represent the rest of the Detroit Metropolitan Area and hear what they have been doing for the past year and what their plans and proirities are for the coming year. Call Pam for info if you are interested in representing LWV TA at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, July 7, 2011
9am
Home of Karen Summer study on education. Day adjusted for the July 4 holiday, Leaguers will continue with their study of the new core curriculum for the national school system.
Monday, July 11, 2011
9am
Troy School Services Building
4400 Livernois
Troy, MI 48084
Summer education study and consensus. Anne Mull, Director of Instrction and Assessment for Troy Schools will present a PowerPoint on the new core curriculum and its implimentation into the Troy school system. Everyone is welcome. Call Karen at 248.8218.3470 for more information.
Monday, July 18, 2011
10am-noon
Troy Community Center
Room 301
Community Outreach on the library issue. Cathryn Russ, Troy Library Director, and Robin Beltramini, Tory City Council person, will be available to answer questions in an impartial way about the upcoming special library millage ballot proposal. Look at the city calendar on its website for other times and dates in addition to this one. http://www.troymi.gov.
Monday, July 25, 2011
7:30 om
Troy City Hall
City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Public Comments. Pam Brady, President of the League of Women Voters of Troy Area, will address city coucnil and state the LWV TA position on why they think the library millage shuold be passed which would provide a stable and sustainable source of funding.
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
7pm-8pm
CMN Cable Studios
1240 Souter Blvd
Troy, MI
south off Maple between Stephenson and Rochester Roads
Troy Town Hall. Join the League and other interested groups discuss the future and funding of the Troy Public Library at a one hour town hall, hosted by Charlie Langton. This is a live program and will be rebroadcast several times before the election. Check cmntv.com for dates and times in addition to seeing it via their website and on Channel 18 Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 11pm before teh upcoming election on August 2, 2011. Remember to listen to all sides, make what you consider an informed decision and then VOTE on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.
Monday, August 1, 2011
9am
Home of Karen. For more info call 248.828.3470. Summer Study session on Education. Join us for our last summer study session before we prepare to present the information to the membership prior to consensus.
Monday, August 1, 2011
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for drections and information. Library Advocacy Meeting. The Library Advocacy Committee will be meeting for last minute work before the election on the library millage to be held the next day, Tuesday, August 2, 2011.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
7am-8pm
All precincts open for this election.
Call City Clerk Office at 248.524.3316 if you need to get your precinct location or look it up on the city website at http://www.troymi.gov.
Special Election. There is a special election concerning millage funding for a dedicated library scheduled for Tuesday, August 2, 2011. The polls are open from 7am to 8pm. Please get out and vote. Democracy is not a spectator sport!
Saturday, September 10, 2011
10 am - 12pm
Home of Judy B. Call Pam Brady for directions at 248.689.2310. Quarterly meeting of the LWV Detroit Metropolitan Area. Quarterly meeting of the Leagues which make up the Detroit Metropolitan Area. This meeting keeps us apprised of what is happening around the metropolitan area.
Monday, September 12, 2011
10am - noon
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
LWV OA Education consensus education of membreship. LWVOA meeting for Education consensus: Role of the Federal Government in Public Education. LWVUS Study with Consensus Questions. See the Sep-Oct 2011 Voter for more information, including the consensus questions. Panel discussion: Mark Yokum, Director of Learning Services, Oakland Schools Intermediate School District Geri Rinschler, Trustee, Birmingham School Board, 1996 to the present; Current Chair of the Oakland County School Board Association. Lori Soifer, Trustee, Birmingham School Board, 2005 to the present.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
6pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N. Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Annual Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. Join us for an evening of socialization, supper, and speaker, Dr Barbara Fowler, Troy Superintendent of Schools, who will discuss "So What's in Store for the Troy School District under the Snyder Administration?" This will be preceeded by a pizza and salad supper, beverages, and dessert. The presentation is part one of the results of the summer study conducted by LWV TA under the directorship of Karen Fabian to educate the membership and anyone else interested in the newly introduced core standards. Part two will be another meeting sometime in November and will culminate in a LWV US Consensus on the subject. It is an interesting and easy way to get up to speed for consensus. Speaker will start at 7:15pm. Cost for dinner is $10. Speaker only is free. Please rsvp to Pam Brady at 248.689.2310.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
9:30am-4pm
St. Paul"s Episcopal Church
218 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48933
Take Action for Convenient Voting. Join the League of Women Voters of Michigan and other advocates to learn about the status of voting and elections legislation, develop and practice advocacy skills, and meet with legislators to discuss convenient voting measures, with a focus on "no reason absentee voting." Presenters: Judy Karandjeff, LWVMI Advocacy Director Chris Swope, Lansing City Clerk and MI Association of Municipal Clerks Board Member Jean Doss, Government Relations Consultant Tim O'Brien, LWVUS Project Specialist

Register at http://fs16.formsite.com/lwvmi/ActionDay/index.html

For information, contact Kris Zawisza, LWVMI Project Director, faircourts@lwvmi.org or 517-484-5383.

Monday, October 17, 2011
12 noon
First Baptist Church of Birmingham
300 Willits Street
Birmingham, MI 48009
LWV OA Fall Luncheon Fundraiser. LWV OA Fall Luncheon: Human Trafficking: A Worldwide Problem, Including in the US. Open to the public. Please come and bring your friends and support our programs and fundraising activities such as these. 12 PM Lunch 1 PM Speaker:

NICOLE McGEE, Special Victims Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

$25 Lunch & Speakers
- delicious lunch, beverages & dessert provided by Dorothy Conrad & Marge Polidori $7 for Speakers only RSVP by 10/13/11 Reservation form on page 3 of the Sep-Oct Voter via http://www.lwvoa.org

Monday, October 24, 2011
7pm - 8:30pm
Troy Schools Services Building
4420 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48085
Troy School Board Candidate's Night. LWV Troy Area is hosting the Troy School Board Candidates in a Candidate's Night. The public is welcome to come, ask questions written at the forum, and hear answers from the candidates in order to help determine who they wish to vote for. The term of office is 6 years. Five people are running for three seats. The event is free and no reservations are needed.

The program will be videotaped and replayed on the TSTV channel as well as being webcast on demand beginning shortly after the program is finished. Go to www.troy.k12.mi.us and click on our program icon in the on-demand choices.

Also, look for our Candidate's NonPartisan Voter Guides beginning early in October at city hall, Troy library, and community center.

Call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 for more information.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
7pm-8pm
Troy Community Center Rooms 304 and 305
3179 Livernois (north of Big Beaver)
Troy, MI 48083
Troy Mayoral and City Council Candidate's Night. The LWV TA is holding a Candidate's Night for the people running for Mayor and City Council. Come see them, ask questions, and help determine who you wish to vote for. Two people are running for one Mayoral seat; eight people are running for 3 Council seats. All terms of office are four years. The event is free and no reservations are necessary.

The program will be telecast and replayed on Community Media Network cable studios television. Dates and times to be determined. It will also be webcast on demand beginning shortly after the program is finished. Go to http://www.cmntv.org and click on our icon in the on-demand choices.

Also, look for our Candidate's NonPartisan Voter Guides beginning early in October at city hall, Troy library, and community center.

Call Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470 for more information.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
7am - 8pm
City precincts. Call City Clerk at 248.524.3317 if you have questions on where you should vote or to get an application for an absent voter ballot. Troy City General Election. This is the city election where one mayor, three coucnil people, and three Troy School Board candidates are elected to serve on the respective offices.
2 candidates are running for one Mayoral seat -- 4 year term
8 candidates are running for three Council seats -- 4 year terms
5 candidates are running for three Troy School Board seats -- 6 year terms
Monday, November 14, 2011
10am
Southfield Public Library General Meeting: Continue Consensus Questions on LWVUS Education Study.. This is the study that the LWV Oakland Area is doing. People are invited to go to these meetings as well as LWV TA meetings but only members of their respective groups can participate in the consensus process.
Monday, November 14, 2011
3, 4:45, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (across from Meijers)
Troy, MI 48084
Recycling Tours. Register and come see how your recyclables are separated, sorted, baled, and bundled and brokered out to go to the processing plant. Tours are about one half hour and are very informative for youth and adutls as well. Call the SOCRRA office at 248.288.5150 for reservations so that enough tour guides are available. The tour is free.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
4, 4:45, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility SOCRRA Recycling Center Tours. Register and come see how the recyclables in your curbside bin are gathered, bundled, baled and brokered out for further processing. Call the SOCRRA office at 248.288.5150 to reserve your space so that enough guides are available. The tours are appropriate for youth and adult and are free. Help celebrate Americal Recycles Day by pledging to recycle more.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
4, 4:45, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
SOCRRA rRecycling Center Tours. Register and come see how the recyclables in your curbside bin are gathered, bundled, baled and brokered out for further processing. Call the SOCRRA office at 248.288.5150 to reserve your space so that enough guides are available. The tours are appropriate for youth and adult and are free. Help celebrate Americal Recycles Day by pledging to recycle more.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
7pm
home of Sue R. Call Pam Brady for directions at 248.689.2310. Summer school study and consensus. This will be the last study session of the summer school study and consensus to brief our membership on what the committee learned over the summer. After this,which is part two of the briefing, there will be consensus. For more info, please call Karen at 248.828.3470. Consensus is due to LWV US by the end of November 2011.
Thursday, November 17, 2011
4, 4:45, 5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
SOCRRA Recycling Center Tours. Register and come see how the recyclables in your curbside bin are gathered, bundled, baled and brokered out for further processing. Call the SOCRRA office at 248.288.5150 to reserve your space so that enough guides are available. The tours are appropriate for youth and adult and are free. Help celebrate Americal Recycles Day by pledging to recycle more.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
10, 10:45, 11:30am
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
SOCRRA Recycling Center Tours. Register and come see how the recyclables in your curbside bin are gathered, bundled, baled and brokered out for further processing. Call the SOCRRA office at 248.288.5150 to reserve your space so that enough guides are available. The tours are appropriate for youth and adult and are free. Help celebrate Americal Recycles Day by pledging to recycle more.
Monday, November 21, 2011
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
City C\ouncil Chambers
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day in Troy. Troy City Council will be proclaming America Recycles Day in Troy to celebrate and encourage all residents to continue and even increase their recycling. Tonnage of recycling puts money in the city coffers. Trash takes money out of the city coffers. Pam Brady, LWV TA Natural Resources Chair and member of the Socrra Recycling Committee will receive the proclamation on behalf of all the residents in Troy who recycle. Remember to recycle.
Sunday, December 18, 2011
4pm
Home of Ida. Holiday Party. This is the time when we gather together and enjoy each otehrs' company in the spirit of the holiday season. If you are a League member in good standing you are welcome to attend. Bring an appetizer. Call Pam for more information at 248.689.2310.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
9am
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles, east side of street
Program Planning meeting. Membership will meet to discuss the LWV US positons and determine if there is one of them they wish to revisit or a new one they wish to add.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
7am - 8pm
All voting precincts in Troy US Presidential primary. This is the presidental primary for the state of Michigan. Call the city clerk's office at 248.524.3317 or the secretary of state's office for more information.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
9am
Home of Pam. Call 248.689.2310 for directions. Compiling They Represent You brochures. This is a workparty to update our They Represent You brochure which lists all the people who represent Troy residents on the city, county, state, and national level, with information on how to reach them, their terms of office, and their salaries amd nore. Call Karen for your assignment prior to our meeting to compile at 248.828.3470.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
9am
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles, on the east side of the street
General meeting (tentative). This is a meeting of the membership to discuss the upcoming consensus questions as well as get updated on the current events of the League and begin budget and bylaws committees.
Sunday, April 1, 2012-Monday, April 30, 2012
library hours
Troy Public Library
110 Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Library Earth Day Display. Natural Resources committee will have a display case at the library for the month of April 2012 to celebrate Earth Day all the month of April. Tentative subject: Close the Loop: Buy Recycled Goods.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
9am
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles
Troy
Budget, Bylaws, and Nominating Committee meetings. The committees for the budget, bylaws, and nomination will be meeting after breakfast to discuss changes if any of the budget and bylaws and to determine who is ready and willing to fill the offices whose terms are up.
Monday, April 16, 2012-Saturday, April 21, 2012
see website for hours of tours
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge across from Meijers
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day tours. Come see what 100,000 residents can do to save the Earth by recycling all that they can. Tours of the MRF (Recycling Center) are very informative as well as interesting. Call Karen at 248.288.5150 to reserve your space to be sure there are enough guides available. This event is free and open to all ages.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
10am-10pm
Barnes & Noble
John R north of Fourteen Mile Road
Troy, MI 48083
Troy Public Library fundraiser. A portion of all sales will go to support the Troy Public Library during the store hours today and tomorrow. LWV TA Natural Resources Chair will be on hand some of those hours to suggest ideas you can impliment at home to improve water quality.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
all day
Everywhere Earth Day celebration. Celebrate Earth Day which started in 1970 by doing somehting to help save the Earth or attend a function which celebrates the Earth.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
9am-8pm
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
John R north of Fourteen Mile Road
Troy 48083
Troy Public Library fundraiser. A portion of all sales will go to support the Troy Public Library during the store hours today and tomorrow. LWV TA Natural Resources Chair will be on hand some of those hours to suggest ideas you can impliment at home to improve water quality.
Friday, May 4, 2012
4:30pm
Firefighters Park
Troy, MI
Troy Tree Planting. Join in the enjoyment of a day outside planting a tree in honor of Arbor Day in Troy and helping it continue to meet the qualifications of being a Tree City. LWV TA Natural Resources Chair will be on hand to share information on how to properly plant and care for trees. Call 248.524.3484 for more information. There is no registration or charge.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
10am
Shenandoah Country Club
5600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
LWV Oakland Area Annual Meeting. More details to follow. This is the annual meeting of the Oakland Area League of WomenVoters which together with Troy Area League of Women Voters conver all of Oakland County. Officers, Budget, Bylaws, and Directions to the Board are voted on at this general membership meeting.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
7pm
Royal Oak Public Library Royal Oak Library Green Series. Join the workshop and learn the ins and outs of recycling with SOCRRA staff and volunteers. Learn what is upcoming, what is in and what you can do to lessen even more the waste you put at the curb. Workshop is free but you might call to reserve your space and make sure there are enough material packets made up. Call 248.288.5150 for more information.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
10am-12 noon
In the Troy Civic Center Aquatic Center parking lot Troy Garden Clubs Perennial Plant Exchnge. Bring those plants you've collected from thinning out your garden beds and share them with others who will share theirw with you. At the same time, get information on the benefits of composting and where to get free compost and how to make compost from the LWV TA Natural Resources chair. For more information call Cindy Stewart, Troy City Community Affairs Director at 248.524.1147.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
hours vary
Locations vary. Check with the FOTR.org website for details and locations. Rouge River Day Cleanup. Volunteers assemble to clean up various portios of the Rouge River and to celebrate our gift of clean water. Volunteers are welcome. Check the website to see where you might want to join in. TheRouge.org
Thursday, June 7, 2012
6pm
Home of Sue. Call Pam for directions at 248.689.2310. LWV TA Annual Meeting. This is one of two all members' meetings during the year. Here we will vote on budget, bylaw changes, elect officers, and decide on priorities for the coming fiscal year. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Call Pam for more information or if you need a ride at 248.689.2310.
Friday, June 8, 2012-Tuesday, June 12, 2012
all days and some evenings
Washington, DC LWV United States BiAnnual National Convention. This is where national officers, budget, bylaws, and study priorities are selected by the LWV general membership. Check the LWVUS.org website for more information. You must be a registered delegate from a league in good standing to attend and vote.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
hours vary
Locations vary. Check the Clinton River Watershed website for locations, dates, and times. Clinton River Watershed Cleanup. Volunteers will be cleaning up various portions of the Clinton River watershed and celebrating clean water in our lakes and streams. Check their website at http://www.crwc.org for more information and to register.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
TBD
TBD LWV DMA Annual Meeting. The League of Women Voters of the Detroit Metropolitan Area is meeting for its annual volunteer discussion of a topic of importance (TBD) and to conduct its yearly business.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
9am-4pm
Macomb Community College North Campus on Hall Road and Garfield in Clinton Township MiVote Road Show. All candidates for various offices were invited to the closest Roadshow in order to answer two questions in 5 minutes which will be aired and made available so that the citixens can more fully understand what each stands for in the upcoming election. LWV Troy Area is handling the questioning and timing and hosting of the morning session. Other locations are available for candidates closser to where their constituency is based. Check out http://www.lwvoa.org for more information or call the LWV OA office at 248.594.6602.
To view the results, go to http://MiVOTE.org.
Friday, June 29, 2012
9am-4pm
University of Michigan Dearborn
Dearborn
MiVOTE location where Troy Area Leaguers are in attendance. This is one of the locations where all candidates are welcome to come at the time of their reservation (or as time allows) and answer questions they were given in advance in front of the TV camera. Leaguers ask the questions and time responses. Candidates have a total of 5 minutes for all the questions or can spend as much time on any question they choose up to the 5 minute maximum. This is a consortium of Detriot Public TV, University of Michigan Dearborn, and League of Women Voters of Troy.
To view the results go to http://MiVOTE.org.
Friday, July 6, 2012
10am-3pm
Home of Pam Work on the hardcopy of the Troy Primary Voter Guide. We will be working to download informatain from the VOTE411.org League website to gather information which covers Troy citizens in order to make hardcopies available to Troy citizens to help in their voting selections. The information is nonpartisan, provied by the candiddates themselves.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for directions Summer Study 2012. LWV TA does a summer study each summer on a topic of current and critical interest. This year it is Emergency Managers. This will be in addition to following the choosing of a new Troy city manager. Members are welcome ot join in on as many of the meetings as they can arrange. Date and time of further meetings will be determined at the first meeting. Guests are welcome if the Hostess feels she has room to accommodate the group and discussion. For more information, call 248.828.3470 or 248.689.2310.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
9am
Home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for information and directions. Summer Study continuing. The study on Emergency Managers is continued this meeting with Mary Kerwin present to asnwer any questions we have in Public Act 4.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
7-8pm
Clawson City Hall Council Chambers
Main Street (Livernois) north of Fourteen Mile Road
Clawson
State House District 41 Candidates Night. This Candidate's Night has invited the three Republicans and one Democrat running for the State House Representative for District 41. It will last for one hour and questions are invited from the audience in written form only. The public is cordially invited and the event is free. Voter information is available online at http://www.Vote411.org. We will attempt to also provide written voter guides for the August Primary.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
8:15am
Meet at Karen's at 8:15am to carpool to the offices of Pontiac Emergency manager Summer Study continues. This meeting will include a "road trip" to meet with Pontiac Emergency Manager, Mr Schimmel, and get the point of view from the emergency manager first hand.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
7am - 8pm
Each voting precinct in Troy. Check with the city clerk's office if you are unsure where to vote. 248.524.3317. Primary Election. This is when we vote for US Senator, US Representative in Congress (11th District), State Representative, Judge of the Circuit Court, County Offices: Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Treasurer, Water Resources Commissioner,Sheriff, Clerk/Register of Deeds, County Commissioners, Troy Precinct Delegates and two Proposals: Oakland County Art Institute Authority Millage and Oakland County Public Transportation Millage Renewal.
Note: You must vote a "straight ticket" (one party only) in the partisan portion of this election's ballot.
NOTE: For nonpartisan candidate information, go to http://VOTE411.org or Http://MiVOTE.org. In addition, a limited number of hardcopy voter's guides will be available at the Troy Library, Troy city clerk's office and Troy Community Center.
Friday, August 10, 2012
9am
home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for directions. Summer Study on Emergency Financial Managers. We will be meeting to bring memebers up to date on what we have learned thus far and then host Ms Mattie Hatchett, Deputy Mayor of the City of Pontiac to hear her views of what she thinks of the EFM form of governance. The program is free and open to the public if the hostess deems there is room in her home.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
9am-noon
Lukich's Family Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles and east side of the street
LWV TA General Meeting and wrapup of the Emergency Finance Manager summer study. This will be an open breakfast meeting to bring members up to date and get their input on what we have done during our summer study and are doing for the General Election, plus other agenda items.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
7pm - 9pm
Troy City Hall Council Board Room
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Meet the Candidates Night for Troy City Manager. This will be the informal first meeting for the Troy residents to meet the five finalists pared down by Troy City Council from the 54 applications received for City Manager of Troy.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
9am - 5:30pm
Troy City Hall
Council Board Room
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Candidate's Inverviews for Troy City Manager. The first three of five candidates for Troy City Manager will be interviewed. 9-11am: James Creech 1-3pm: Vincent Pastue 3:30-5:30pm: John Gabor All citizens are welcome to attend but cannot ask questions at this time.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
0am-1:30pm
Troy City Hall
City Council Boardroom
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Candidates for Troy City Manager continued. Troy City Manager Candidate interviews continue with: 9-11am: Brian Kachnick 11:30am-1:30pm: Mark Miller Council Deiberations will commence at 3pm followed by Public Comment
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
6pm-8pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084


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Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
Voter Registration. We are participating in a National Voter Registration Day which is taking place across America to get people out to register to vote. The representative from the Troy City Clerk's office will be in attendance so that the first time these new registrants vote may be absentee if they so choose.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
6pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 North Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
LWV TA Kickoff Dinner and Speaker. This is our kickoff event to usher in the fall season of activities. We will have a casual pizza and salad dinner followed by our guest speaker, Troy Mayor Janice Daniels. Cost is $10 and is one of the two fundraisers of LWV TA.
Friday, September 28, 2012
8:30am - noon
Oakland University Clinton River Watershed Council's Year in Rewiew. Natural Resources committee members go to the meeting to hear developments in the water surrounding Michigan.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
10am-noon
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield HIlls, MI 48302
Health Care Reform-Why? What? Can We Afford It?. Speaker Mariane Udow-Phillips,MHSA, is the Director of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, a non-profit partnership between UofM & BCBSM. She will address the strengths, limitations, and possible problems with the Affordable Care Act and proposed alternatives. There will be time for Q&A at the end. Refreshments and coffee will be served before the presentation. Question? Call 248.594.6602. Carpooling from Pat's. Call 248.689.2310 for directions to her house.
Monday, October 1, 2012
7pm-8:30pm
Plymouth Library Candidate's Forum for 11th Congressional District. You are welcome to come to the Candidate's Night for 11th US Congressional District (Taj, Bentavilio, and third parties); Replays are being planned to replay on YouTube as soon as possible after the event. For more information, please contact League of Women Voters of Oakland Area at http://www.lwvoa.org and click on Candidate's Nights.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
7pm-8pm
Clawson City Hall
Council Chambers
Clawson, MI 48017
north of Fourteen Mile on the west side of Livernois (Main Street)
LWV TA Candidate's Night for State Representative District 41. State Representative Diatrict 41 covers Troy and Clawson. The two candidates are: Mary Kerwin (Democrat) and Martin Howrylak (Republican). Everyone is welcome to come and hear what they have to say on the issues. Questions will be taken from the audience in writing on cards we will provide at the forum. Airtimes for replay and video on demand will be published here and other places as soon as they are available.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
10 am
Beaver Creek Park
Sterling Heights
CRWC Adopt a Stream monitoring. This is the fall monitoring of the Clinton River Watershed creek that is monitored to check status and any changes in the creek by checking and counting and identifying benthic macroinvertibrates. LWV TA Natural Resource Chair leads the team which includes other interested volunteers and another member of the LWV TA Natural Resources committee.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
7-8pm
Clawsson City Hall Council Chambers
425 N. Main Street (Livernois)
Clawson, MI 48017
Candidate's Night for County Commissioner Districts 11, 16, and 20. This Candidate's Night encompasses the three districts which cover Troy and Clawson at least. All candidates have been invited. There will be opening statements from the candidates and then we will ask questions from the audience which have been written on index cards provided for this purpose. Everyone is welcome. Reservations are not needed. The program will be on Clawson cable tv, video on demand with the link to be determined at a later date, and hopefully also on CMNtv public access TV.
Monday, October 22, 2012
noon
Fist Baptist Church of Birmingham
300 Willits
Birmingham,MI 48009
LWV OA Fall Luncheon and Fundraiser. LWV OA Fall luncheon and fundraiser features: Speaker: Gilda Z. Jacobs - Director, Michigan League for Public Policy Topic: Prosperity and Public Policy $25 for lunch and full program or $7 for program only

More details available in the Sep/Oct LWV OA Voter available at http://www.lwvoa.org.

RSVP by 10/17/12 by printing the reservation form and mailing it to Marge Polidori. Call Pam for instructions at 248.689.2310

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
4-5:30pm
Troy Public Library
small meeting room
Troy Governance Program. Inaugural meeting of the consortium of the LWV TA, FOTL, and TSD to prepare a video program, using students, which will educate the citizens and residents about how the Troy city government works.
Saturday, November 3, 2012
1-3pm
Wattles Elementary School Fall Cleanup with the scouts. Natural Resources commiittee members lead the scouts and parents in a cleanup activity around the school grounds. Organized by the scout leaders and beautification committee, NR members show the scouts how to weed, what is a weed and how to plant with different types of roots, etc.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
7am-8pm
All voting precincts in Troy. See the Troy City Clerk if you are unsure where to vote. 248.524.3317. General Election. Vote for President and Vice President of the United States. Plus this is when we vote for US Senator, US Representative in Congress (11th District), State Representative, State Board of Education, University of Michigan Regents, Michigan State University Trustees, Waynes State University Governors, Justice of the Supreme Court, Judge of the Court of Appeals, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the District Court, Judge of Probate, County Offices: Executive, Prosecuting Attorney, Treasurer, Water Resources Commissioner, Clerk/Register of Deeds, County Commissioners, and any school district issues or members' elections; Proposals and possible Recall petition.
NOTE: In this election, you may vote a "straight ticket", "mixed ticket", or "split ticket" in the partisan section of the ballot.
Monday, November 12, 2012
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day Proclamation. LWV TA Natural Resources Chair, wearing the hat of SOCRRA Master Recycler and SOCWA Master Composter receives the Proclamation of America Recycles Day in Troy on behalf of all the residents and businesses in Thoy who recycle from Mayor Pro-Tem Maureen McGinnis and replies with education outreach information residents may not know to share to further recycling in Troy, notably we make $50/ton for our recyclables and pay $27.50 per ton for trash to be landfilled, as well as saving natural resources. It is a win-win situation to recycle.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
4:30-5:30pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy
small meeting room
Troy Governance Program. Work continues with the consortium of LWV TA, FOTL, and TSD on a Troy Governance Program for adult and student information on how the city runs.
Saturday, November 17, 2012
10am, 10,:45, 11:30am
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy (south of Maple)
Troy 48084
America Recycles Day tours. Call 248.288.5150 to reserve your space for a free tour of the recycling center. See and learn where your recycleables go when they leave your curb and what happens to them after they are "processed" for brokering out. Recycle Bins are half price this month November at the recycling center and Troy City Hall Community Affairs Department if you need more. There are no limits to the number of recycle bins you can put out each week for pickup.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
4pm
Home of Ida
Call Pam Brady for directions at 248.689.2310. Open to members only.
Holiday get together. This is the time when we gather to sum up the year's personal activities and enjoy the socialization to share time with our fellow members.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
7pm-8pm
Community Media Cable Studios
1230 Souter Blvd
Troy, MI 48083

Souter Blvd runs south off of Maple between Rochester Road and Stephenson Hwy.
LWV TA Special Mayoral Election Candidate's Night. LWV TA has invited all 6 candidates for the unexpired mayoral term of office, ending 11/9/2015, to a candidate's forum. This is an opportunity for Troy citizens to meet the candidates and ask them questions in writing, read by a League moderator. All are welcome. Please arrive before 7pm so you can be seated and we can begin the program and cabling on the hour. This program will be able to be viewed on CMN TV Cable channel 18 (Comcast or WOW) and on Video on Demand at http://cmntv.org soon after the program. In addition, Voter Guides for this election are available at the Troy Library, Community Center and City Hall. For Application for Absent Voter Ballots, call city clerk's office at 248.524.3316.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
9am
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road between Big Beaver and Wattles, East side of street Troy
LWV TA general meeting. This meeting's agenda will include budget and bylaw suggested updates prior to annual meeting as wel as what we've covered since the last meeting.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
7am - 8pm
Your local precinct or via Absent Voter Ballot Election Day for Special Mayoral Election. This is a special election for the citizens of Troy to elect a mayor to fill the unexpired term of office of mayor. The term expires on 11/9/2015. Vote for one. For more information, call the Troy City Clerk's office at 248.524.3316.
Friday, May 17, 2013-Sunday, May 19, 2013
times vary
Radisson Hotel
Lansing, MI
LWV Michigan State Convention. Budget, bylaws, president's report, treasurer's report, priority of subjects to study and then choose whether to advocate, etc are discussed in this lively weekend.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
10am
TBD LWV Oakland Area Annual Meeting. Budget, bylaws, treasurer's report, nominating committee report, president's message, choice of what to work on in the upcoming fiscal year are accepted, adjusted, and/orchosen.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
6pm
Home of member LWV TA 2013 Annual Meeting. This meeting marks the culmination of the 2012 work and the beginning of the 2013 year. Budget, bylaws, directions to the board, treasurer's report, annual reports, and suggestions and chosing of the summer study ar this time. Light salad supper, beverages, desserts are included and the $10 charge also covers printing of the annual meeting book and a fundraiser. Member dues are due at this time. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Saturday, June 22, 2013
10 am
The Fairlane Club
5000 Fairlane Woods Dr
Dearborn, MI 48126
LWV Detroit Metropolitan Area. This is the annual meeting of the DMA which is an interleague organization of local leagues. It will cover budget, bylaws, treasurer's report, and possibly a speaker. Details to follow. For more information, call Pam at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
9am - 12 noon tentatively
home of member Troy Taxes: Who, What, Where, Why, How Summer Study. Here is our summer study, starting in July, 2013 in order to study how our taxes are detmermned and what they go for. The meetings are open to the public, if the hostess has room. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 for more information. NOTE: Date and time are tentative at this point. Please check back here for more information.
Thursday, July 11, 2013
9am-noon
home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information. Troy Taxes: Where, What, Why, When, to Whom?. The LWV Troy Area is undertaking a summer study of Troy Taxes and where they are going once the city collects the dollars. It will delve into what the taxes cover once delivered also if there is time. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
9am
home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information. Troy Taxes: The Who, What, Where, Why of them. This is the second week of the Troy Taxes summer study. It is open to the public if the hostess thinks there is room for more people at her location. Call 248.828.3470 for more information.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
9am
office of Nino Licari, Troy City Assessor, in Troy City Hall, 500 west Big Beaver, Troy Troy Taxes: The Who, What, When, Where, Why of Them. This is the third in the summer study session which will cover the taxes bill from the city assessor's point of view. The tax bill that Troy residents receive will be dissected toward a greater understanding of who gets what and why. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
9am
Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois
Troy 48083
Legislative Interview. We will be meeting with State Senator District 13 John Pappageorge in order to gain his views on selected topics and discuss with him what he thinks we should be paying close attention to in this upcoming legislative session.
Saturday, July 27, 2013
3pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Legislative Interview. We will be meeting with State Representative Martin Howrylak District 41 in order to gain his views on selected topics and discuss with him what he thinks we should be paying close attention to in this upcoming legislative session.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
6-9pm
Stroh River Place
Detroit, Mi
Boating down the Lower Rouge River. The Friends of the Rouge River are hosting a boat ride down the lower Rouge River to see areas of contamination and cleanup. This allows people to see the downriver cities from a very different view. Cost includes dinner and narrated boat ride by Dr Orin Genderloos. Email friendsoftherouge.org for reservations and more information.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
9am
home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information. Troy Taxes: The Who, Where, What, Why of Them. This is the 4th summer study session of Troy Taxes and will be combined with a general membership meeting and update of activities done and to come. Call Karen at 248.828.3470.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
9AM
Home of Karen LWV TA General meeting. This will include updates on several items we have been doing over the summer as well as decisions we need to make for the fall. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for information.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
4pm
City Clerk's Office
Troy City Hall
Petition return for running for Troy city council. This is the deadline to submit petitions to run for Troy city council in the November 2013 election. The potential candidate has 72 hours after submittal to withdraw his/her petition.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
9am
home of Karen. Call 248.828.3470 for more information. Troy Taxes: The Who, What, Where, Whny of Them. This is the fifth and last study session and will include a wrap up of the summer's study. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
3:30 pm
home of Ida. Call 248.689.2310 for directions. Troy Taxes: the Who, What, Where, Why, and How Final Meeting. This will be our wrap up session of this summer study and our presenter will be Robin Beltramini. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. Everyone is welcome if the hostess has room.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
12pm
Lukich's Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles
General meeting and reminisce with a transplanted member. A general meeting will be held during lunch to update members on happenings and to visit with a leaguer who has moved out of state several years ago. Call Pam for more information at 248.689.2310.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
6-7:30pm
SOCWA gardens in Royal Oak office grounds Awards night and wrap up of the fiscan year of the Master Composter Program. At this picnic, volunteers are awarded for their work and efforts in healthy lawn and garden outreach education as well as Natural Resources chair giving update on how the Rouge and Clinton Rivers monitor the changes in cleanliness of their rivers and how our practices in our own yards affect the water.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
9 am - 1 pm
SOCWA Education Gardens
3910 West Webster Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Clean up day. The SOCWA Education Gardens need to be tended in time for adults and children to come for a visit and learn about healthy gardening and water quality.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
6pm
Troy Family Daze Fair
Zion Church
Livernois south of Wattles Road
Naturalization Ceremony Reception for new citizens and Voter Registration. The Naturalization Ceremony for 50 new citizens will take place in the Entertainment Tent and will officially initiate 50 people into their status of citizen of the United States. Officiating will be Judge David Lawson. Following the ceremony, LWV TA members will host a reception to welcome these people to their new country and help them register to vote, with the aid of the Troy City Clerk. For more information, call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or Karen Fabian at 248.828.3470.
Thursday, September 19, 2013
6pm - 8pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N. Adams Road (south of Square Lake Rd)
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
LWV TA Annual Kick Off Dinner and Speaker. This is the official start of our volunteer year, even tho we have been busy all summer. This year's speaker is Brian Kischnick, Troy City Manager, who will speak on What's Happening in Troy and My First Year in Office. There will be time for Q&A. Cost is $10 for dinner of pizza, salad, non alcoholic beverage, dessert. It is one of the two fundraisers the League holds to meet membership expenses. It is open to the public. Please reserve so we know how much food to bring. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 or email http://www.LWVTroyArea.org to contact us electronically.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
10am
Beaver Park
Sterling Hts
Clinton River Watershed cleanup at one site. Natural resources committee members head the cleanup of the access point of this park to the Clinton River stream so that they can more easily access it for the Adopt a Stream monitoring of benthic macro invertebrates.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
530 pm - 8:30 pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver (behind city hall)
Troy, MI 48084
National Voter Registration Day. League of Women Voters of Troy Area members will be hosting a Voter Registration Day to make it more convenient for voters to register. Accompanying them will be a representative from the city clerk's office so that the first time these newly registered voters vote, they are able to do it absentee. Remember, you can't vote if you're not registered!
Sunday, October 6, 2013
10am
Beaver Park
Sterling Hts
Adopt a Stream monitoring. Natural Resources committee members monitor the same stream for benthic macro invertebrates so check for the water quality changes in the stream.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
7-8pm
Walsh College Auditorium
3838 Livernois
Troy, MI 48083
LWV TA Candidate's Night for Troy City Council. Nine people are running for 3 council seats. This free and nonpartisan Candidate's Night will afford the public the opportunity to see the candidates in action, ask them written questions, and help them make an educated judgment on who would best serve the community. Please come as close to 6:40pm so that you can get seated and your questions written. Questions will also be taken in advance via the website http://www.lwvtroyarea.org and click on "contact us" or via mail at LWV TA, P.O. Box 99322, Troy, MI 48099 or when you come in to the auditorium. Accompanying this the LWV TA will offer the event via TV and video on demand as well as in hardcopy at the Library, Community Center, and City Hall as well as http://www.VOTE411.org. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 for more information. Note: the candidates will not see the questions in advance.
Monday, October 14, 2013
noon
First Baptist Curch of Birmingham
300 Willits
Birmingham, MI 48009
LWV OA Fall Luncheon and Speaker. This is a fundraiser for the LWVOA and will feature one or more speakers on Human Trafficing: Could it be in your Neighborhood? Cost is $25 for lunch and speaker and $7 for speaker only. It is open to the public. Call 248.689.2310 for more information.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6pm
Hazel Park Public Library
129 East Nine Mile Road
Hazel Park, MI 48030
Affordable Care Act -- What You Need to Know. Speaker: Don Hazaert, Director of Michigan Consumers for Healthcare
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7AM-8PM
Your local voting precinct. Check with the city clerk's office if you are unsure of your precinct or to get an application for an absent voter ballot. Troy General Election. At this point in time the election will include candidates for city council.
Monday, November 11, 2013
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
Council Chambers
Troy City Council meeting Proclamation. LWV TA Natural Resources chair will accept a Proclamation declaring America Recycles Day in Troy on behalf of all the people in Troy who recycle.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
3:30, 4:30, 5pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy south of Maple Road and across from Meijer
MRF tours for America Recycles Day. Ever wonder where those recyclables go when they leave the bin at your curb? Wonder how much is collected by 300,000 people who put their minds into actions to save the planet? Come take a free tour of the MRF and see it first hand. Tours are about 30 minutes and it would help if you call to reserve a space so that they have enough tour guides. Call Karen at 248.288.5150x17.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
3:30, 4:30, 5pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy south of Maple across from Meijer
Troy, MI 48084
Tours of the SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility. Tour the facility and see how your recyclables are initially processed on their way to being fully recycled. Tours take about 30 minutes and everyone is welcome. Please reserve a space to be sure there are enough tour guides. Call Karen at 248.288.5150x17.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
10am
Bloomfield Twp Library
1099 Lone Pine Road
Bloomfield Twp, MI 48303
Issues in Michigan Education. General Meeting with LWV OA and AAUW. Speaker is Cassandra Ulbrich, State Board of Education. Everyone is welcome. Free.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
10,11, 12
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy south of Maple and across from Meijer
Troy, MI 48084
Tours of the SOCRRA MRF. A unique tour of the initially processing of the recyclables after they are collected at your curbside. You will see just how much tonnage is collected when we put our minds to saving the natural resources of the earth! Call Karen at 248.288.5150x17 to reserve a space. That will make sure there are enough tour guides.
Sunday, December 1, 2013-Tuesday, December 31, 2013
library hours
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver Rd
Troy, MI 48084
Don't Waste That Trash!. Library display of what to do with the wrapping and packaging of presents from the various holidays. Instead of trashing them, recycle them. Display shows how and what can be recycled in your curbside bin and kept out of the landfill. Project done by the Natural Resources committee.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
4pm
Home of Ida and Don Holiday Party. League members and their families are welcome to come to the yearly Holiday Party at the beautifully decorated home of one of our members. Please bring an appetizer to pass and you may or may not join us for dinner at Camp Ticonderoga afterward for more festivities. A yearly tradition!
Saturday, January 25, 2014
9am-noon
Lukich's Family Restaurant

3900 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083

1.248.528.9955
LWV TA Education Census. We have been studying the education materials for over three months. Now is the time we gather together and discuss the issues and answer the consensus questions with any annotations the members want to add. The public is welcome but only the Troy League members can participate
Thursday, February 6, 2014
6pm
Troy School Administrative Services Bldg
4420 Livernois
Troy
Selection of Qualifications for new Troy School District Superintendent. The Troy School District and its researchers are seeking input from the public about what qualifications are of importance in the Troy Schools Superintendent. This is one of several meetings open for public input. Call Troy School District staffer, Kerry Birmingham, at 248.823.4000 for more information.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
10am-12pm
Cedar Crest Academy
Clarkston
NOHLC Annual Meeting. Get a yearly update of the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy at their annual meeting. At the same time, they will be providing information on butterfly migration, a presentation from Cranbrook staff member about bats, and tree sales for 2014 and take the opportunity to meet and add any directions to their board. This group is a transit point for many naturalist organizations.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
9am
Lukich's Family Restaurant
3900 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083

1.248.528.9955
LWV TA Agriculture Consensus. This is the second of two consensus takings we will do this year to update our positions. We will have read the background materials, gathered our intrinsic information and ask and answer the given questions and reach consensus. This is part of the LWV US national LWV study. Mary Roman and Pam Brady will facilitate and Karen Fabian will take notes. Questions: Karen at 248.828.3470.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014-Saturday, May 31, 2014
all hours the library is open
Troy Public Library
500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Creating Habitat for Humans and Critters. A display case of the Troy library will be filled by our Natural Resources committee members with information and ideas to provide habitat for wildlife, whether we are talking home, school, condo, or even apartment. Come give and get ideas, including how to become certified.
Saturday, April 5, 2014-Saturday, April 26, 2014
10am-2pm
Highland,Saginaw, Leland, Dearborn, MI
see below
Regional Workshops for League Members. Regional Workshops for League Members. Your state Board is taking learning opportunities to the four corners of the state. Workshops are $15 and include coffee and muffins for early arrivals and a box lunch. The workshops will provide two tracks of two interactive sessions each. You may sign up for any two sessions. Register and pay on-line or download form and mail with your check to League office. Deadline: Monday before workshop you wish to attend.

Voter Service Track 10 AM - 12 PM: Planning and Moderating a Candidate Forum

  • Organizing a successful candidate forum and
  • Becoming an effective League moderator Noon: Box Lunch provided 1 PM - 2 PM: VOTE411 Voter Guide Roundtable
A discussion for experienced users and insight for new users
Membership and Leadership Development Track 10 am - 12 noon: Techniques from the Membership Leadership Development program on:
  • Recruiting and retaining members
  • Developing League leaders Membership Directors/Chairs, Board Members and Nominating Committee members encouraged to attend Noon: Box Lunch provided 1 pm -2 pm: President's Roundtable led by LWVMI President
  • Tips for enjoying being a local League President
  • Delegating, managing challenges and dealing with email Local League Presidents, Board members, and Nominating Committee members invited to attend

Other dates and locations around the state are: Saturday, April 5, 2014: Davenport University, 643 S. Waverly, Holland Saturday, April 12, 2014, Butnam-Fish Library, 1716 Hancock, Saginaw Saturday, May 3, 2014, Leland Public Library, 203 E. Cedar Street, Leland
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
7-9pm
Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, Mi 48098
Troy Nature Society Annual Membership meeting. This annual meeting will consist of proposed bylaw changes, board elections, annual report. guest Speak is from Consumer Insights Market Research Information. For more information call 248.688.9703 or http://www.troynaturesociety.org
Saturday, April 19, 2014
9-12 noon
Lukich's Family Restaurant
Rochester Road east side of street north of Big Beaver
Budget, Bylaws, Committees and General Meeting. This is when we review the bylaws, budget and change what it accordingly. If you have any changes, and cannot make the meeting, please email the president before the meeting so it can be discussed. These must be done and sent to the general membership before the annual meeting this June.
Monday, April 21, 2014-Friday, April 25, 2014
4:30-5:30pm
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day Celebration tours, games, and munchies. Come to the SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility and have a hot dog and bag of chips on them, chat, get your questions answered and play a sorting game. If you wish, you can also get a tour of the MRF and see how the communities' recyclables are handled. Call Karen Bever at 248.288.5150 for more information or check out the SOCRRA website at http://www.socrra.org.
Monday, April 21, 2014
5-8PM
Stage Nature Center
Coolidge Hwy at South Boulevard
Troy
Earth Day Clean Up and Workshop on Invasives. Stage Nature Center and community volunteers are working hard to keep the SNC from being overcome by invasives so that the native plant material can thrive. SOCWA volunteers will be helping out, seeing what the overall plan is for the site and come inside to see what has been accomplished so far and how it was done and how successful it has been.
Monday, April 21, 2014
6pm
Troy School Services Building
4420 Livernois
Troy, Mi 48085
Interviews of the final two candidates for Troy School District Superintendent. The Troy School Board will interview the two finalists for Troy School Board Superintendent: Richard Machesky and Steve Matthews. The public is invited to hear the interviews and see the candidates.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
12-4pm
Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy
Troy 48085
Nature Center cleanup in honor of Earth Day. A group from Starbucks with join Nature Center volunteers in doing a cleanup of invasives as well as trail enhancement. Happy Earth Day everyone!!
Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00-noon
SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility
995 Coolidge Hwy
Troy, MI 48084
Earth Day 2014 Celebration. Come to the SOCRRA Material Recovery Facility and have a hot dog and bag of chips on them, chat, get your questions answered and play a sorting game. If you wish, you can also get a tour of the MRF and see how the communities' recyclables are handled. Call Karen Bever at 248.288.5150 for more information or check out the SOCRRA website at http://www.socrra.org.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6pm
Troy School District Services Building
4420 Livernois
Troy, Mi 48085
Interviews with the two finalists of the Troy School District Superintendent. This will be another round of interaction with the two finalists of the Troy School District School Board with Steve Matthews and Richard Machesky. The public is invited.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
10am
Beaver Creek Park
Sterling Heights, Mi
Adopt A Stream Monitoring of creek for the Clinton River Watershed. This is a continuing location which is checked twice a year by LWV Troy Area members and others for benthic macro invertebrates for the purpose of determining water quality in the region.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
10 am
Plum Hollow Golf Course
21631 Lahser Rd
Southfield, MI 48033
League of Women Voters of Oakland Area Annual Meeting. This meeting is the opportunity for the general membership of the League of Women Voters of Oakland Area to vote or change the bylaws, budget, nominating committee selections, and to get the update of the year's work. Information is available by emailing their website to contact them. http://www.lwvoa.org.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
10am-noon
Troy Civic Center Drive
across from the skate park
Troy Civic Center
Troy Garden Club Perennial Plant Exchange. Bring your extra flowers and perhaps take some different ones home from others. LWV TA natural resources committee members will be on hand to help explain the value of the free compost obtainable from the city and how it helps water quality and the use of less or no pesticides.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
10:30-12:05
Troy High School cafeteria
4777 Northfield Parkway
Troy 48098
Voter Registration. The Troy city clerk and League members will be on hand in the cafeteria to register students and adults who will be 18 on or before the date of the next election, The Primary Election on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. Registering with the city clerk allows the person to vote absentee the first time voting occurs since they have been "certified" by an officer of the clerk's office. Leaguers will be helping. Bring proof of identification like a driver's license.
Saturday, May 31, 2014
10am
Park Place Banquet Center
23400 Park Ave
Dearborn, MI 48124
League of Women Voters of Detroit Metropolitan Area Annual Meeting. This League represents a conglomerate of all the leagues of the Detroit Metropolitan Area. At this meeting, officers, strategy, policy, and budget and bylaws will be determined. The speaker (invited) is Kevin Orr who will speak on Critical Regional Water Supply: How will it be managed and who will pay for it?
Thursday, June 5, 2014
6pm
Home of member Sue (call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for directions and to rsvp LWV TA Annual Meeting. This meeting is when we gather the entire membership and discuss the previous year and what we wish to accomplish in the next year. Budget, bylaws, review of the treasurer's books, directions to the board, are among the agenda items. The meeting is open to the public if the hostess deems there is enough room. The public cannot vote however. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Friday, June 6, 2014-Tuesday, June 10, 2014
all day each day basically
Dallas, Texas LWVUS National Convention. LWVUS National Convention. For more details visit http://lwv.org/content/your-guide-lwvus-convention-2014
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
7-8pm
Walsh College
3838 Livernois
Troy 48083
Candidate's Night for State Senate District 13. Seven people are vying for the State Senate District 13 seat. Here you will be able to see and hear what each person has to say in answer to questions given to them by the audience. Write the http://www.lwvtroyarea.org website, then click on "contact us" and write in your questions. Questions will be taken from the audience if at all possible in the time limit given. Replays are on TV Channel 18 and on CMNtv.org video on demand until the election on August 5.
Monday, July 14, 2014
7pm
Clawson City Hall
425 North Main St.
Clawson, MI 48017
Candidate's Night for 52-4 District Court Judge. Judge: 52-4 District Court. District includes Clawson and Troy. Coordinator: Judy Bateman Co-sponsors: Oakland County Bar Association and the Detroit Free Press
Tuesday, July 15, 2014-Thursday, July 17, 2014
various
Member's cottage League members' and family's retreat. We've been graciously invited to come to the member's cottage for a few days of rest and relaxation during a brief interlude in League's busy election schedule. Contact Pam to forward info to member. All are welcome based on space. The loons on the lake have had babies! This is a natural resources treasure.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
7pm
Milford High School
2380 S. Milford Road
Highland, MI 48357
Candidate's Night for Representative 11th US Congressional District. Representative: 11th Congressional District. The district includes part of Clawson, corner of Rochester Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Birmingham, Troy, Auburn Hills, Lake Angelus, Walled Lake, Wixom, South Lyon, Northville and Farmington, and the villages of Milford and Wolverine Lake in Oakland County. Also, the Townships of Waterford, White Lake, Highland, Commerce, Milford, Lyon, Novi and part of West Bloomfield plus, in Wayne County, the cities of Livonia, Northville, and Plymouth and Townships of Canton, Northville and Plymouth. Coordinator: Jerry Burden, LWVOA
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
7am-8pm
All city precincts. To be sure you are correctly registered, call the city clerk's office at 248.524.3316. State Primary Elections. This is the primary election which reduces the candidates to one from each political party. Call Troy city clerk's office for more information at 248.524.3316. NOTE: In this election you can only vote for one political party.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
9am
Lukich's Family Restaurant
Rochester Road, east side, south of Wattles
Troy
LWV TA General Meeting. This is a chance to catch up with our summer goings on, summarize the results of the Primary election, and start to gear up for the November General Election, as well as other events, like voter registration events, kickoff, etc. Call Pam if you need more information at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
6:30-8pm
Zion Christian Church
Livernois Road south of Wattles
New Citizen Reception and Voter Registration. League of Women Voters of Troy Area has been a part of the New Citizens Swearing In Ceremony every year it has been done, including 9/11/01. We decorate an area for a party to welcome the newly sworn in citizens to their new country, provide beverages, snacks and cookies, and also offer them the opportunity to register to vote. We ask the Troy City Clerk's office to send a representative to help with the voter registration so the newly registered can vote absentee the first time he/she votes. It is a truly an inspiring event and very well received!
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:30 - 8:30pm
Troy Library
510 West Big Beaver (behind city hall)
Troy 48084
National Voter Registration Day participation. LWV Troy Area is a participant of a nationwide voter registration initiative to get people registered so they vote. The city clerk will be in attendance so the first time one votes it can be done via absentee ballot. Bring proof of identity. Leaguers will help out. The city clerk can answer questions at the same time. Remember: You can't vote if you're not registered!
Thursday, October 2, 2014
6:30-9pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N. Adams Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
LWV TA Kick-Off Dinner and Speaker. This has been the traditional beginning of the new fall season of activities. It's agenda includes meet and greet, pizza and salad dinner, beverages and dessert. After dinner we will have Dr. Richard Machesky, our new Troy School Superintendent, speak on "What it is Like to be TSD Superintendent...Challenges and Rewards" followed by audience Q&A. Everyone is welcome. The cost per person is $10 and this is one of our two yearly fundraisers. Please rsvp to Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or to http://www.lwvtroyarea.org and click on contact us so we have enough pizza.
Friday, October 3, 2014
4:30-7pm
Clinton River Watershed Council offices
1115 W Avon Rd
Rochester Hills, MI 48309 west of Avon Road
Phone: (248) 601-0606
Adopt A Stream pick up of supplies and hot dog supper. Two LWV TA Natural resources committee members have identified this as an important resource for the collection of water quality. A twice yearly monitoring of specific streams for changes in the benthic macroinvertibrates starts with volunteers convening for last minute instructions before collection of data on their particular streams. They can always use volunteers to cover more area and they have made it simpler by having the volunteers collect the specimens and bringing them back to the offices where they will gather and identify shortly afterward.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
10am-noon
Beaver Creek Park stream
Ryan and Thirteen Mile Road
Warren, Mi
Adopt a Stream collection of specimens. Two LWV TA natural resources members team with as many members as can make it to collect data (read: benthic macroinvertibrates) to be able to identify their changes in the water in that stream and compare with previous data. If you are interested in the project, please contact Clinton River watershed Council at 248.601.0606.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7pm-8pm
Troy School Services Building
4420 Livernois
Troy, Mi 48098
Troy School Board Candidate's Night. Three people are officially running for two seats on the Troy School Board. They will be invited to participate in this candidate's night in order for the public to meet them and ask questions in written form. It will be video cast on Troy Schools TV and hopefully on video on demand thru a person's computer as well. A limited number of written voter guides will be available for those with limited computer access. To see the answers to questions put to them previously, go to http://www.VOTE411.org, put in your address and zip code and their answers will appear as written by them. Call Pam at 248.689.2310 for more information. To submit questions before the event, go to http://www.lwvtroyarea.org and click on "contact us". This event is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
TBD
Clinton River Watershed Council offices
1115 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Phone: (248) 601-0606
Bug ID. The samples that were collected the first weekend of October will be properly identified and compared with previously collected data to determine the changes in the water quality of the specific areas that are being monitored. Two LWV TA natural resources committee members participate in this project.
Monday, October 13, 2014
noon
First Baptist Church of Birmingham
300 Willits
Birmingham, MI 48009

North of Maple west of Old Woodward. Please enter the church via the back door
LWVOA Annual fall Luncheon presents Crimes Against Women. After lunch, Kym L. Worthy, Wayne County Prosecutor, will speak on Crimes Against Women. Speaker cost is $7, lunch and speaker is $25. This is an annual fundraiser for the LWV Oakland Area. Info: 248.540.4031. The public is welcome. Make check payable to LWV OA and mail to Marge Polidori, 30525 Timberbrook Lane, Bingham Farms, MI 48025.
Monday, October 13, 2014
7pm
Clawson City Hall
425 N. Main Street
Clawson, MI
west side of Livernois (Main St) north of Fourteen mile. Come into the south entrance of city hall to the council chambers
Candidates Night for State Senate District #13/State Representative District #41. Candidates for State Senate District #13 (4 year term): Marty Knollenberg(republican) and Cyndi Peltonen (democrat); and State Representative District #41 (2 year term): Martin Hoowrylak (republican) and Mary Kerwin (democrat). The one hour program is free and open to the public. Questions can be submitted in writing before the day of to http://www.lwvtroyarea.org or during the candidates' night in writing on cards provided at the event. The four candidates will answer the same questions.
Saturday, November 1, 2014-Sunday, November 30, 2014
all library hours
Troy Public Library
520 west Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Recycling in Troy. One of Troy Library's display cases will have a display on an environmental subject to educate and entertain patrons of the library for the entire month of November. Two LWV TA natural resources have created and built this display due to their interest and commitment to the environment.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
7am-8pm
All precincts in the city of Troy. Call the city clerk's office if you are unsure of your voting status. State General Election. Today is when the voters choose between the final candidates to see who has won the seat for the office they are running for. Call the Troy city clerk's office for more information at 248.524.3316.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
10am
Bloomfield Township Library
Community Room
Telegraph Road at Lone Pine Road
The Values of Michigan's Waters. LWV Oakland Area is hosting Jon Allen, Office of the Great Lakes, speaking on How the Great Lakes have impacted our lives historically, economically, recreationally.
Monday, November 10, 2014
7:30pm
Troy City Council Chambers
Troy City Hall
500 west Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
America Recycles Day proclamation. Troy City Council, during their regularly scheduled meeting, will proclaim America Recycles Day in Troy. LWV TA Natural Resources chair will accept the proclamation in the name of al the people in Troy who recycle. We're sure that includes you! NOTE: rescheduled to the next council meeting which is on November 24, 2014.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
9am
Lukich's Family Dining Restaurant
Rochester Road south of Wattles Road.
LWV Troy Area general meeting. We will be meeting to update ourselves and wind up the voter education work we did for the Primary and General Elections as well as delineate what will be coming in 2015. NOTE: Cancelled due to ice storm during the night before. To be rescheduled for details not included in the bulletin which went out with the basic information.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
4pm
Home of Mike and Chris Tarajos
Call: Pam at 248.689.2310 for directions and details
Holiday Party. This is the time when LWV TA members and their special friends can come together and visit and update each other on what is happening in their lives. We will share stories of our favorite ornament (bring one), have some appetizers, and adjourn to Camp Ticonderoga Restaurant for dinner. Reservations are for 6:15pm and coming is optional and we can order off the menu and pay separately. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 or http://www.lwvtroyarea.org for information and rsvp. All members are welcome as are their spouses.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
9am
Lukich's Family Restaurant
3900 Rochester Road east side, south of Wattles
Troy, MI
LWV TA General Meeting. This will be our State Program Planning meeting where we will review all the state LWV positions on natural resources, government, and education. We will determine whether to keep, update, restudy, drop each position. Also we will be able to add possible positions to be studied. All members are encouraged to attend.
Monday, January 19, 2015
7pm
Troy Community Center
Rooms 304-5
Do You Support a Dog Park in Troy?. This forum will allow the community at large to discuss the planning of a dog park with members of the committee and city staff.
Friday, March 6, 2015
9am
Home of Pam They Represent You committee meeting. The They Represent You Committee will be meeting to compile the new information for the brochure for the website and hardcopy for distribution to the public free.
Friday, March 6, 2015
6pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Bloomfield Hills, MI
An Ecological Perspective on Microplastics in the Great Lakes. This will compliment an overview of microplastics found in the Great Lakes, and will include exhibits, panel discussion and lecture by Dr. Jennifer Daley. It will explain how they get there and how to shop and live so that they don't multiply. It is free and open to the public and reservations are not required. Info: 248.645.3223.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
9am
Lukich's Family Restaurant
Rochester east side south of Wattles
General/Board meeting. This meeting will discuss the budget, bylaws, upcoming election town hall, legislative interviews, and any other items that need to come before the board. Member input is welcome and encouraged.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
7pm
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Anatomy of an Algal Bloom. As part of the Science Talks lecture series in partnership with the Nature Conservancy Carrie Vollmer-Sanders will talk about what are the factors that play into the toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie, and what we can do to prevent them in the future.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
10am
West Bloomfield Twp Public Library
4600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield 48323
Redistricting. This is your opportunity to learn more about this subject and ask questions.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
7-8:30pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
"May 5 State Ballot Proposal: What Is It; What Would It Do?". "League of Women Voters will provide information on the ballot proposal to amend the Michigan Constitution and on new laws that will be triggered if the amendment is approved by the voters. The presentation includes information on how state revenue would be increased and how it would be spent. Pros and cons of passing the legislation will also be discussed." For more information contact LWVTroyArea.org
Sunday, April 19, 2015
12 - 3pm
SOCRRA
995 Coolidge (across from Meijers) south of Maple Road
Troy
SOCRRA Open House. Celebrate Earth Day by participating in activities that include tours of the recycling facility, a simulated sorting line, view a recycle truck closely, and more.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10am
Bloomfield Twp. Library
1099 Lone Pine road (corner of Line Pine and Telegraph)
Affordable Care Act in Michigan. Hear Josh Fangmeier, Health Policy Analyst at Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) at U of M, speak on the impact of Affordable Care Act in Michigan. For more info: http://www.LWVOA.org.
Friday, May 15, 2015-Sunday, May 17, 2015
various
to be determined LWV Michigan 2015 State Convention. Leagues across the state can send delegates and discuss topics of current interest to the LWVs in Michigan.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
6pm
home of Sue. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for directions and information. LWV TA Annual Meeting. This is the meeting where the membership gathers to decide on the budget, bylaws, nominations, updates, summer study, and program planning for the upcoming fiscal year. Dues are due at this time. Non members are welcome if the hostess determines that there is available space. Call Pam Brady at 248.689.2310 for more information.
Saturday, May 30, 2015
9am on
Check out the FOTR website to find the location that is near you and register to help clean the Rouge River. River Day Clean Up. This is the day dedicated for all to come out and help clean up the Rouge River, doing everything from cleaning out logjams to weeding, transplanting, thinning, and upgrading trails. Many are open to entire families and there is room for everyone to help out.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
9:30am
Home of member Karen Summer Study 2015. This will be the organizing meeting of the 2015 summer study so that we can set up a plan of what to study, what goals are, who to interview and what to do with the information.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
9:30am
Summer study will convene at the Troy City Clerk's office in City Hall. Summer Study 2015. This meeting will focus on the mechanisms of the Troy City Clerk's office as it pertains to the commissions and boards in the city. Everyone is welcome. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
9:30am
To be determined. Summer Study 2015. This second week of the summer study will focus on which office is available this day. Check here or call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information. Everyone is welcome but call first to make sure there is room with the host.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
9:30am
To be determined Summer Study 2015. This is the third of four weeks of study of Boards and Commissions in the area. It will depend on the availability of the speaker which area of study we focus on. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
9:30am
To be determined Summer Study 2015. This is the fourth of four weeks of summer study on Boards and Commissions. Who will be interviewed will depend on who is available this day. Call Karen at 248.828.3470 for more information.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
1-3pm
Lloyd A. Stage Nature Center
6685 Coolidge Hwy
Troy
Nature Center Ice Cream Social. LWV TA Natural Resources committee members will be discussing the critter zoo in the soil and explaining life in the soil and why it is so important to our well being.
Monday, August 24, 2015
vary
Cottage of volunteer League Retreat. Time to take a good long look at things and assess their relevancy. Members only.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
2pm
Troy Historic Village
Old Troy Church
Sunday Afternoon Constitutional Cafe. Group conversations, held in the Socratic method of exploration, will bring together people of different ages, perspectives, and backgrounds to explore what they think the Constitution says on any given subject. All are welcome. It is free and reservations are not necessary.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
6pm
Troy Daze Festival Opening Ceremonies
Civic Center Property
Troy Daze Festival Swearing In Ceremonies. Up to 50 people will become new citizens and duly sworn in as such as the official beginning of the annual Troy Daze Festival. After the ceremonies, new citizens and their families are welcomed to their new country with a reception hosted by the LWV Troy Area and are registered to vote with the help of the city clerk's staff. It is heartwarming to see and a wonderful way for the families to join in their celebration. It is free and everyone is welcome. The munchies and drinks are for the newly swear ins and their families, but you can welcome them. For more information, call Pam at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
6:30 pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N. Adams Road (North of Long Lake)
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Kick-Off Dinner and Speaker. This is our official kickoff into the new year, although we have been working and studying all summer long. We will have socializing, pizza and salad and dessert and beverage dinner at 6:30pm, followed at 7:30pm by an invited speaker from the League of Women Voters of Michigan speaking on REDISTRICTING EDUCATION. This is our fall fundraiser and the cost is $10 per person. Please rsvp to us so we know how much food to bring. Call Pam at 248.689.2310. It is open to the public and all are welcome. If you wish to hear the speaker only, the cost is free and calling in advance is not necessary.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
10am
Beaver Creek City Park
Sterling Heights
Adopt a Stream Monitoring. Two of the natural resources committee members facilitate a group of volunteers who monitor the stream in this city park for benthic macro invertebrates. It is done, rain or shine, 2 times a year so that a history can be built up on the site for what kinds of critters can be found and what their numbers are. This is done under the auspices of the Clinton River Watershed Council.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
7pm
CMNtv Cable Studios
1230 Souter Blvd
Troy, Mi
Candidate's Night for Troy City General Election. The contested seat candidates will be invited to speak and answer audience questions about a variety of topics of interest to the city. Their answers will be timed so that each candidate gets a fair amount of time to be able to answer the questions. There will also be a reading of the ballot proposals that will be on the November 3, 2015 ballot. All are welcome and the event is free and reservations are not necessary. For more information, call 248.689.2310.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
2pm
Troy Historic Village
Church Building
60 West Wattles, west of Livernois
Troy
Constitution Cafe. A new discussion series at the Village 2 of 6 Taxation and the General Welfare The Taxing and spending Clause of the Constitution authorizes Congress to levy taxes, but only for two purposes: to repay national debts and to provide for the general welfare. But what does "general welfare" mean? does this clause restrict or broaden the government's power of taxation? This event is free, participational, and no reservations are required.
Monday, October 26, 2015
7:30pm
Troy City Hall
500 West Big Beaver
Troy
city council chambers
Proclamation for America Recycles Day in Troy. The mayor will proclaim America Recycles Day in Troy and LWV TA natural resources chair will discuss briefly why it is so important to recycle, saving the city money and saving the natural resources of our planet. She accepts the proclamation on behalf of all of the residents in Troy who recycle.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
all library hours during this month
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy
MicroPlastics in the Great Lakes. Think that grit helps your hands get clean, as well as your teeth and scalp. Well, it does, but not without a cost. Those tiny pieces don't decompose and end up in the lake water and eventually into the fish and other water dwellers. See what you can do to help alleviate the problem.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
7am-8pm
Your allocated voting precinct. If you are not sure where to vote, call the Troy city clerk's office at 248.524.3316 for more information. Troy City General Election. This is our city election and 5 of the seven people on Troy city council will be up for election. The Mayor is running unopposed. The 2 year seat is running unopposed. The remaining 3 council seats are contested. Come and hear what they have to say on a variety of topics. Also you will be able to read what they say at VOTE411.org which will be up and running soon.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
9am
Lukich's Family Restaurant
3900 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083 248.528.9955
Board and General Meeting. Have breakfast with new and old friends and update ourselves with what has been going on in the LWV TA. Call Pam for more information 248.689.2310
Sunday, November 8, 2015
2pm
Troy Historic Village
Church building
60 West Wattles, west of Livernois
Troy
Constitution Cafe 3 of 6. This is the third in a series of 6 Consent and Representation Historically, the 1689 English Bill of Rights had forbidden the imposition of taxes without the consent of Parliament. Since the Colonists had no representation in Parliament, the taxes violated the guaranteed Rights of Englishmen. What does this mean to us today? Admission is free and no reservations are required.