Oct
17
Thu
Learn with the League: Importance of the Waste Recovery Study @ Northminster Presbyterian Church
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Get an update from League member Mary Richards and others about a study initiated and authorized by the Ames and Story County League, Waste Reduction and Waste Management in Story County to investigate whether waste being used as fuel in the City’s power plant makes as much sense now as it did in the 1970’s.

Oct
22
Tue
Candidate Forum: Ames School Board @ Ames Public Library
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meet the candidates for Ames School Board.
Oct
23
Wed
LWV Book Club
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote by Elaine Weiss (2019)
Oct
24
Thu
Candidate Forum: Nevada School Board – 6:30-8:30p @ Nevada Public Library
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Meet the candidates for Nevada School Board.

Oct
28
Mon
Candidate Forum: Huxley City Council @ Nord Kalsen Park
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Meet the candidates for Huxley City Council.
 
Nov
20
Wed
LWV Book Club
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote, by Susan Ware (2019)
Fundraiser at Worldly Goods @ Worldly Goods
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please help us support the work of the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County while purchasing unique gifts and artifacts from Worldly Goods, a non-profit organization that provides a marketplace for artisans of the world to be paid a living wage and work in safe conditions. Worldly Goods has agreed to return 20% of all sales accrued on November 20, 7-9pm if sales exceed $1,000, or 15% of sales if sales do not exceed $1,000.

Your support is especially important this year as we prepare our activities and education related to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote! We ask your help to maximize our sales and receive the full 20%.

You will enjoy finding the truly unique gift for everyone on your holiday gift list. This is a wonderful opportunity to support our local League while purchasing some amazing handicrafts.

Worldly Goods is located at 223 Main Street, Ames.

Nov
21
Thu
Learn with the League: Update on the new Ames High School @ Northminster Presbyterian Church
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Get an update on the progress and plans for the new Ames High School from Ames Community School District Superintendent Jenny Risner.

Jan
22
Wed
LWV Book Club
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, by Mehra Baradaran (2017)
Feb
26
Wed
LWV Book Club
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper,  By Art Cullen (2018)