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  • Final Legislative Wake-up

Final Legislative Wake-up

  • April 8th, 2017

Beth Wessel-Kroeschell, Lisa Heddens and Herman Quirmbach, were the local legislators present for the League's final Wake-up discussion for this legislative session.   The panel reported on marked changes in [...]

  • April 7th, 2017

Devita Harden bringing the gavel down to begin her 24th and final Board meeting of her term.

  • Making Democracy Work Award

Making Democracy Work Award

  • April 5th, 2017

Judie Hoffman has been named the recipient of the first ever “Making Democracy Work” award from the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County. 

Judy has worked to [...]

  • Record crowd attends Gilbert Legislative Wake-up

Record crowd attends Gilbert Legislative Wake-up

  • February 11th, 2017

Nearly 90  Story County citizens attended this morning's LWV of Ames and Story County Legislative Wake-Up. This is the largest group ever for for a Wake-up, according to League [...]

  • Wake-up! The Iowa Legislature is in Session

Wake-up! The Iowa Legislature is in Session

  • January 21st, 2017

The LWV's first "Legislative Wake-up" event of 2017 was held January 14. The event was co-hosted by the Ames chapter of AMP, or "Achieving Maximum Potential," a youth-driven group of [...]