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if you are still in the giving mood, please consider purchasing and bringing a box of diapers to the January Tuesday Topics meeting -- for the moms at Pineridge HousingVicki Arnett says diapers are an on-going need.  Vicki will take the diapers to Pineridge on behalf of our League.


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Art Is An Invitation to Activism


 

Today's Suffragettes note cardsNew note cards are now available for purchase. 
These note cards show a color photograph of a sampling of our members standing by the statue of Lincoln on the Capitol grounds, with text that says “We are today’s suffragettes.”  We are selling packets of 5 note cards plus envelopes for $10. Buy cards on-line!

 

January
3
Tuesday Topics, TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka,
Lunch provided by Millinium Café beginning at 11:30 AM. Speaker at Noon.
Luncheon Menu: Chicken noodle soup with deli meats, condiments, homemade buns, cookies and iced tea., @ $9.25 per person.
Speaker will be Matt Pivarnik, President and CEO of Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and GO Topeka, speaking on “Destination Topeka”
10
LWVTSC Board of Directors meeting at TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka, @ Noon. League members are welcome!
31
Meeting about our new LWV-TSC website will be at the Kansas League's office, 515 S. Kansas Ave., on this Saturday @ 1:00 p.m.
Terry Erisman, our consultant, said that it will be important for Board members and anyone else who communicates with members to be present, so plan now to attend.
February
7
Tuesday Topics, TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka,
Lunch provided by Millinium Café beginning at 11:30 AM. Speaker at Noon.
Luncheon Menu: Beef stew with rolls, butter, assorted cake. and iced tea., @ $9.25 per person.
Speaker will be Angela McHardie, Deputy Director of the Juvenile Detention Center in Shawnee County, speaking on “Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative”
14
LWVTSC Board of Directors meeting at TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka, @ Noon. League members are welcome!
18
Art Is an Invitation to Activism: The Artists Among Us
This fundraiser is a wine and cheese event for members and friends, from 7 to 9 PM at the NOTO Arts Center, 935 N. Kansas Av., Topeka. Admission is $20 for League members and $5 for guests. Send checks to Treasurer Theresa Kiernan, 3620 SW York Way, Topeka 66604 by Feb. 16. Guest artists include poets, dancers, author & illustrator, and photographer. Read details on our Event Flyer.
March
7
Tuesday Topics, TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka,
Lunch provided by Millinium Café beginning at 11:30 AM. Speaker at Noon.
Luncheon Menu: TBA @ $9.25 per person.
Speaker will be Janice DeBoer, Executive Director, Kansas Area Agencies on Aging Association, speaking on topic TBA.
14
LWVTSC Board of Directors meeting at TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka, @ Noon. League members are welcome!
April
4
Tuesday Topics, TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka,
Lunch provided by Millinium Café beginning at 11:30 AM. Speaker at Noon.
Luncheon Menu: TBA @ $9.25 per person.
Speaker will be Bill Persinger, Jr., CEO of Valeo Behavioral Health Center, speaking on topic TBA.
May
2
Tuesday Topics, TSCPL, 1515 SW 10th Av., Topeka,
Lunch provided by Millinium Café beginning at 11:30 AM. Speaker at Noon.
Luncheon Menu: TBA @ $9.25 per person.
Speaker will be Larry Wolgast, Mayor of City of Topeka, speaking on topic TBA.

Tuesday Topics are held in room JCM 101B, across from the Millennium Cafe
at the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library, unless otherwise indicated.
Meals are available to the first twenty-five arriving, @ $8.25/ea.
Checks payable to the Millennium Café.
If you need a ride to any League event, Betsy Rohleder via email or phone 357-1995, or Anita Epps via email or phone 232-4851 or Bernadette Forge via email or phone 232-9078.

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2017 Events Wrap-up:
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Tuesday Topics, January 3, 2017
Speaker will be Matt Pivarnik, President and CEO of Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce and GO Topeka, speaking on “Destination Topeka”

Matt Pivnarik GoTopeka Presidnet and CEO, and Curtis Sneden< VP Government Relations
January Discussion Session


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LWV-TSC tour of Jeffrey Energy Center, St. Marys, KS Georgia receives gift of scarf from Gwen Georgia, Brenda and Gwen read League poem Outgoing president Georgia Sandlin presides at annual meeting Remembering Gwen Elloitt, remembering Joe Sargent, remembering Jan Waide, remembering Pat Stinson, remembering Patty Pressman, remembering Betsy Rohleder, remembering Charlotte Adair, remembering Diana Siegal, remembering Ruth Wilkin, remembering Gwen Elliott, incoming League president listeners chatting afterwards League Board members line up at the front of the room Joan Wagnon, Kansas Secretary of Revenue Joan Wagnon talks about state budget deficits Dottie Harder and Ruth Wilkins earn 50-year pins Donna Schneweis, second speaker Rebecca Woodman, first speaker June Windscheffel in tiara eatting holiday finery Mary Ann brings more plates checking in volunteers A volunteers B studio Maryanna Quilty ran the show Vicki Schmidt, Elizabeth Ensley and Laura Kelly discuss campaigning Local League members help with registration, primary and general elections Photo A Photo B Photo C Photo D Photo E Topeka Capital-Journal reporter Andy Marso captures a digital photo crowd B Grace Wilson and presener, Shelley Bukley Ann Mah crowd A VOICE meeting followed Tuesday Topics meeting Carol Albott Rameriz introduces Josh Grace Wilson speaks Josh Dieker speaks February 2013 attendees Jan Waide asks a question Speaker Sand Praeger Contact info visual WIBW sent videographer Half our crowd Second half of crowd Jim Colson, Topeka City Manager Jim Colson, Topeka City Manager B Tim Carpenter and Andy Marso receive recognition from League member Linda Williams Betsy Rohleder introduces new Board Carrie Lancaster clarifies wording change on League policy statement Outgoing President Marge Ahrens introduces Annual Meeting business Tuesday Topics crowd for April Incoming League President Maryanna Quilty Glennie Buckley clarifies League policy statement edit Outgoing Board member Grace Patterson receives a bag in thank-you Nancy Wagner and Shelley Bulkley introducing annual meeting business Discussion of business 2013-14 Board in attendance Maryanna thanks Marge for her leadership of our local League Maryanna and Shelley Rex Buchanan, Kansas Geological Survey Oil and Gas Map Oil rig September crowd Attendees A Treats Man-talk Marge and Barney Heeney Larry Wilson speaks of his League membership experience Attendees B Attendees C Ann Mah and tablet Vicki Schmidt explains November attendees WIBW Channel 13 covered our meeting League School took place directly after the Tuesday Topics meeting Attendees ask questions Kansas State Legislators Don explains how rainwater makes its way to the Kansas River January 2014 meeting attendees Don shows us the runoff map Water department employee chimes in Don Rankin, superintendent of Topeka Utilities Betsy Rohleder addresses League School about Annual Meeting function March League School attendees March Tuesday Topics attendees Camille Nohe introduces March speaker Doug Anstaett speaking B Doug Anstaett speaking A Luncheon meeting at McCrite Retirement Plaza Annual Meeting handout Dennis Bosley announcement Dan Brennan announcement Glennie Buckley, Linda Williams and Gwen Elliott honored as outgoing Board members Tuesday Topics speaker, David Steward LWV-TSC President Maryanna Quilty Hallway discussion about Kansas water resources Kathleen Harvey B How to get a Green Card Voter Registration snags Bernadette Forge speaks at League School May attendees Kathleen Harvey A Duane Goossen 2 Duane Goossen 1 LWV-TSC members at lunch, McCrite Plaza Susan Metzger speaks Water resources map League business Brochure and flag July attendees Check-in Val VanDerSluis, guest speaker Linda, Gwen, Val and Maryanna Leaders in their LWV tee-shirts Democract us bit a spectator sport Cash back to LWV for sales at The Eclective Networking A Networking B Networking C Camille Nohe Lea Billinger Overview Teresa Stambaugh Diana Siegel Marge Ahrens Orion and Carole Jordan Scott and PowerPoint image Scott Smathers Georgia Sandlin Glennie Buckley LWV brochure NOTO street lights, pre-dark NOTO Arts Center building Art is an Invitation to Activism Reception table Art E Dolls by Beverly Dodge Radifeld Art D Art B Art C Art A Anita Wolgast chats Young musicians Steve and  ?? ?? Chat B Chat E Chat D Chat C Connie Gibbons League president Maryanna Quilty Host Jim Ogle Anita Wolgast welcomes guests Boys play one last song More chatting About to pack up All five Every Vote Matters award winners Congratulating 2014 award winners Anthony Hensley receives his award from Glennie Buickley and Bernadette Forge Grace Wilson, Glennie Buckley and Bernadette Forge joined LWV-TSC president Maryanna Quilty in presenting awards League president Maryanna Quilty announced names of honorees Award winners with League members and current school board president Janel Johnson Jerry Farley A Jerry Farley C Jerry Farley B Question Luncheon attendees Jerry Farley D Shawnee County Commissioners speak at December Tuesday Topics Mayor, Topeka City Councilpersons and Shawnee County Commissioners Trey George Topeka Housing Authority flyer Aquaponics Program Topeka Housing Authority logo Pine Ridge Partnerships Glennie Buckley Teresa Stambaugh Against the Death Penalty in Kansas Maryanna Quilty and Lea Billinger Willard Bridge rating downgraded recently Wanamaker Rd. reworked Shawnee County 1/2 cent sales tax plans Tom Vlach, February Tuesday Topics speaker Marryanna Quilty Larry Wolgast, mayor Margaret Ahrens Marge Heeney TeresaStambaugh LarryWeigel Glennie Buckley Camille Nohe Dr. Mark Peterson Taking questions and comments from attendees Members stayed for the 2015 Annual Meeting Teresa Stambaugh makes comments from the podium Outgoing president, Maryanna Quilty, accepts "thank-you" from incoming president Camille Nohe Maryanna Quilty Patrick Woods It's All About the Brain Parents as Teachers has a lasting impact Camille with Cap-Journal article Ken Kurle and Dennis Bosley are honored Judy Moler reminds of Purse event Dean Clark Coco of Washburn Tech overview Flowers and newsletters University United Methodist Church A University United Methodist Church B Carrie Lancaster Camille Nohe, President Orion Jordan Glennie Buckley Joan Graves Michael Kaye Case parents A Case parents B Kaye with program title Tuesday Topics August attendees Judy Molar Orion Jordan Camille Nohe, LWV-TSC President Captain Brown chats after the meeting with attendees September meeting attendees Topeka Police Captain James Brown Overall Drime 10 Year Perspective Citiznes on Patrol logo Denise Low poses with sunflower Denise Low reading Denise Low books on display Annette Billings poses with sunflower Annette Billings reading Annette Billings books on display Leah Sewell poses with sunflower Leah Sewell reading Leah Sewell books on display Megan Kaminski poses with sunflower Megan Kaminski reading Megan Kaminski books on display Override death penalty Glennie Buckley Georgia Sandlin Camille Nohe Orion Jordan Natasha Martinez Dr. Taylor Porter Carrie Lancaster Camille Nohe Gwen Glennie Buckley Betsy Rohleder Grace Wilson and Camille Nohe Carrie Lancaster Traffickling title Trafficing slide A Trafficking slide B Jennifer Rapp, speaker Dennis Bosley Betsy Rohleder Camille Nohe Attendees Panelists Representative John Alcala Senator Laura Kelly Representative Annie Kuether Representative Annie Tietze Senator Vicki Schmidt Question A Question B Question C Question D Question E Question F Question G Question H Camille Nohe Glennie Buckley Carrie Lancaster Marge Ahrens Dennis Bosley Beth Clarkson shows slides Presentation slide Beth Clarkson with Capital-Journal event coverage LWV-TSC President Camille Nohe Question A Question B Question D Question E Question F Question G Question H Question I Question J Question K Standing room only Ran Hu, Up with People Glennie Buckley and Camille Nohe Grace Wilson Dennis Bosley Glennie Buckley Bernadette Forge, Voter Services Camille Nohe and Glennie Buckley Sign-in desk Juanita Ericson, guest speaker President Camille Nohe Nancy Wagner Waiting in line to make announcements Maryanna Quilty Judy Moler Carrie Lancaster Grace Wilson Dennis Bosley League President Camille Nohe Sharon Mayo Glennie Buckley Medicaid Expansion Facts Speaker Randy Peterson Betsy Rohleder Judy Moler Camille Nohe Sarah Carkhuff Fizel Vicki Arnett Carole Jordan Dale Dennis B Dale Dennis C Glennie Buckley More members test-vote Ballot reader Meeting handouts Members try their hands at feeding the new machinery Camille Nohe introduces June meeting Blanche Parks invites League members to consider ceoming election volunteers Andrew Howelll intoduces new voting equipment Edie Zarger stands beside new electronic ballot reader Andrew Howell discusses electronic voting machine option Judy's grandkids as Miss Liberty and a hound dog displaying bags Judy Moler and books for sale Guests arriving snapping photos with famous characters Payment desk Bags for sale books for sale Food A Food B Don Moler beats Native drum eating treats Billboard A2 Billboard AC Billboard A1 Bike lock Demonstrating bike use Betsy Rohleder wins bike towel Demonstrating log-on Karl talks nice crowd Host and timer Stage area Vicki Schmidt, KS Senate, District 20, R Joe Patton, KS Senate, District 20, R Candace Ayers, KS Senate, District 20, D Vic Miller, KS House, District 58, D Bret Kell, KS House, District 58, D Ben Scott, KS House, District 58, D Zach Ahrens, Program Moderator, is editor of the Topeka Capital-Journal Larry Geil, KS House, District 58, D Lane Hemsley, KS House, District 58, D Brenda Dietrich, KS House, District 52, R Ross Hutchison, KS House, District 50, D Chris Huntsman, KS House, District 50, D after, candidates chat with attendees A after, candidates chat with attendees B after, candidates chat with attendees C after-chat A after-chat B Library flags at sunset Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library entrance at sunset Chat A Chat B Chat C Chat F Chat D Chat E Glennie Buckley Grace Wilson Orion Jordon Zach Ahrens A Listening B Listening A Zach Ahrens C Zach Ahrens B Second billboard A Second billboard B Second billboard C Your Vote Matters B Your Vote Matters A Third LWV Billboard posted at 27th and SE California, Topeka Overview 27th and California Camille Nohe Vicki Arnett Natasha Martinez, Washburn student, honored Marge, Carrie and Glennie Evelyn Wilson A Evelyn Wilson B Evelyn Wilson C Pedro Irigonegaray C Pedro Irigonegaray B Pedro Irigonegaray A Credits Checks and Balances Kansas Court Responsibilites Title Three branches of government Sarah Green, October speaker Sarah canoeing Sarah Green's water report in print Leaguers chat Bernadette Forge with bouquet making announcements Today's Suffagettes Camille Nohe with Today's Suffragists cards Orion Jordan Vicki Arnett Vicki Buening Glennie Buckley Betsy Rohleder  Cyndi Haines and Jessica Lehnherr Carrie Lancaster Jessica Lehnherr  Cyndi Haines President Camille Nohe Gwen Elliott Betsy Rohleder Elaine Schwartz, Topeka City Council Jeffrey Coen, Topeka City Council Kevin Cook, Shawnee County Comissioner Karen Hiller, Topeka City Council Tony Emerson, Topeka City Council Shelly Buhler, Shawnee County Comissioner Question A Question B Question C Question D Question F Question G Question E wrap-up, Schwartz wrap-up, Coen and Emerson Karen Hiller Network A Network C Network B Matt Pivarnik photo A Matt Pivarnik photo B Matt Pivarnik photo C Curtis Sneden, VP Government Relations LWV-TSC president Camille Nohe, with microphone Question three Georgia Sandlin comments LWVK co-president Marge Ahrens asks a question