Making Democracy Work

LWVNC 2017 Convention

Convention 2017

Join us at convention! Learn, Act, Lead: Making Democracy Work in 2017. Convention will be held at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown on May 5-7, 2017. Review the full LWVNC 2017 Convention Agenda.

FRIDAY EVENTS: Registration beginning at 1:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby. Workshops beginning at 2:00 p.m. Dine Around to favorite Greensboro restaurants.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EVENTS: Speakers on timely NC issues. Networking lunch. Saturday evening reception, banquet and awards. Important League business sessions. Convention adjourns at 11:00 a.m. Sunday.

Convention Hotel Link

LINK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM:

Hotel parking is being offered FREE for all LWVNC members, whether or not you're staying at at the Marriott.

Civil Rights Museum Tour

Join LWVNC for a tour of Greensboro's International Civil Rights Museum on May 5th at 8:00 p.m. To reserve your spot, please e-mail Willie Taylor by April 20, 2017: wtaylor001@triad.rr.com. Your tour fee of $10 will be collected at convention.

Convention Reception & Banquet Details

LWVNC is proud to announce our featured banquet speaker for Convention 2017, author Leonard Rogoff. Mr. Rogoff will discuss his new book, Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the South. Gertrude Weil (pronounced Wheel) founded the League in North Carolina and the Gertrude Weil leadership award is the LWVNC's highest award. Mr. Rogoff will be available to sign books at the event and League awards will be presented at the banquet as well.

Scuppernong Books will be on-site to sell books for $34.95 + tax. You can also order your book in advance at this PRE-ORDER LINK.

Full Convention Registration for Members $130

Convention registration for League members is $130. This includes the Saturday evening banquet and reception. Please use the PayPal link below or send in a printable registration form.
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Full Convention Registration for Non Members $150

Convention registration for non members of the League is $150. This includes the Saturday evening banquet and reception. Please use the PayPal link below or send in a printable registration form.
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Saturday Daytime-Only Convention Registration

Convention registration for Saturday Daytime-Only is $50. This option includes lunch, but does not include Saturday evening reception and banquet. Please use the PayPal link below or send in a printable registration form.

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Registration for Banquet and Reception Only - $60

If you only wish to attend only the banquet and reception on Saturday, May 6th at 6pm, the cost is $60. Please use the PayPal form below or send in a printable registration form.
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Mail-In Registration Option

To register for convention by mail, please print this PAPER REGISTRATION FORM. Complete the form and mail it in along with your check made payable to LWVNC.

Issues for Emphasis

Statewide Program Action Areas adopted for 2015-17 are: Fair Elections, Voter Protection, Health Care, Budget and Tax Policy, Education, Immigration, Environment, ERA Ratification by NC, Gun Violence Prevention (Added after Convention 2015), Voter Services (Added after Convention 2015)