Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

Contact us for further information about any of our meetings. All meetings are open to the public at no charge.
Date & Time        Place        Description
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6pm
Troy Family Daze Fair
Troy Civic Center Property
Swearing In Ceremony Reception and Registering to Vote. We will happily welcome the newly sworn in citizens to their new home and country, have a reception for them and have the city clerk on hand to register them to vote. We will also give them information on how to get more information on the candidates. Registering them to vote via the city clerk allows them to vote absentee the first time since they will be identified by official personnel.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
6:00-7:30pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N.Adams Road south of Square Lake
Bloomfield Hills, MI
LWV TA fall kickoff dinner. This is the time for us to gather and discuss what we will work on for the coming year over a fundraising dinner of pizza, salad, beverage, and dessert. It will be followed immediately by a panel discussion of the city land use ballot proposal on the charter amendment.
Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30-9pm
Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
5631 N.Adams Road south of Square Lake
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Panel discussion on the city land use ballot proposal. The presentation will be two pro and two con people who will speak to the Troy city's land use Cost is $10 per person if you eat and free if you come to hear the speakers only. This is a fundraiser for the LWV Troy Area. Please RSVP to Pam at 248.689.2310.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
7pm
CMNtv public access studio
1230 Souter Dr
Troy, MI 48084
Troy City Council Candidates Night. Seven people are running for 3 expiring seats on Troy City Council. This is a one hour program where candidates can answer questions posed by the audience in writing on 3x5cards provided at the site and grouped by subject to get as many topics as possible covered in that time. We must be ready to start the program at 7pm so please come early enough to get seated and comfortable before then. This is free and open to the public and will be filmed and aired shortly after the program is completed. Information: Pam at 248.689.2310 or Karen at 248.828.3470.
Monday, October 23, 2017
7:30pm
Troy City Hall City Council Chambers
500 West Big Beaver
Troy
America Recycles Day in Troy. The LWV TA Natural Resources Chair will accept the proclamation of America Recycles Day in Troy on behalf of all the residents and businesses in Troy who recycle.
Sunday, November 5, 2017
3-5pm
Christ Lutheran Church
5987 Williams Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48329
"Welcomng Voices: Standing with Refugees". A two hour panel put on by the Waterford Refugee Welcome Alliance. Agencies working with refugees will be present: Samaritas and Syrian American Rescue Network. email revjohnneg@christwaterford.org for more info. The event is open to the public and reservations are not needed. Panelists will include Andy Meissner: Oakland County Treasurer; Rev. Manisha Dostert: Assistant Rector, Christ Church Cranbrook; and Imam Almasmari: Muslim Unity Center.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
9am
Lukich's Restaurant
east side of Rochester Road south of Wattles Road
Troy
General/Board meeting. We will gather to discuss our current events and update everyone on what we did for the election.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
2-3:30pm
Troy Historic Village
60 West Wattles west of Livernois
Troy
in the church
Constitution Cafe. Participate in discussion of a predetermined portion of the US Constitution using the Socrates method. Participation is free and reservations are not needed.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
2:30-3:30pm
Troy Public Library
510 West Big Beaver
Troy
Statehood for the People of Washington, DC. This presentation will make a case for citizenship for the people who live in Washington DC. This will give them the same rights that the people in the 50 states enjoy. Presenter is Yilin Zhang who is a consultant at Kaiser Permanente where she advises on and manages care delivery and strategy projects. She holds a MS in Health Policy and Economics from the London School of Economics. Event is open to the public and is free. No reservations are required.
Sunday, December 3, 2017
3pm
Camp Ticonderoga
5725 Rochester Road
Troy MI 48085
LWV TA Holiday Party. A happy gathering of meeting and greeting and getting to know each other a little better. We can order off the menu or just have coffee to join the group. Please note the change in date and time from our usual gathering. Let Pam know if you are coming and how many as the Camp Ti need exact numbers at least 5 days in advance to be sure we have a seat and spot for everyone. 248.689.2310 or recyclers2@comcast.net. Looking forward to seeing you there, especially getting to know our newer members. Meanwhile, happy holidays to everyone.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
2-3:30pm
Troy Historic Village in the church
60 West Wattles west of Livernois
Troy
Constitution Cafe. Participate in discussion of a predetermined portion of the US Constitution using the Socrates method. Participation is free and reservations are not needed.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
9am
Home of Pam Updating the They Represent You brochure for Troy residents. This is a workday for the members who are compiling the updates of the They Represent You brochure 2018. Members interested and able have been assigned what part of the brochure to update and we will assemble to put into the computer to make the sheets which compile the brochure and which will go into our website.