October 2016 Branch Meeting

The October meeting will be held Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the Norris Center from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p. m. The speakers will give us an overview of the latest voter requirements in light of recent court decisions, discuss voter trends and issues such as voting demographics, breakdowns by geographic areas, gender, and race/ethnicity, and share resources available from the League of Women Voters. The speakers are Grace Chimene, Board member of the State League of Women Voters and Cinde Weatherby, President of the Austin chapter of the League.

Ms. Chimene recently upgraded the League’s website and social media system which can be viewed at LWVTexas.org. She has served in various capacities for the League such as providing legislative testimony and chairing the Child Health Issues at the Capitol. She is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with 30 years of experience.

Cinde Weatherby is the 2016-18 President of the League of Women Voters-Austin. Prior to her election , she was VP for Community Relations and coordinated the Austin League’s Capitol Corps. She also has served at the state organization’s chair for Voting and Election Issues. Prior to her volunteering, she had a long public and private sector transportation career.

Mark you calendar now and plan to attend this meeting to hear these very knowledgeable women.

The menu for the day is:
Turkey Roulade
Tender turkey breast stuffed with cranberries, sausage & figs in a wine cream sauce,
 with endive mashed potatoes and
 a garden fresh salad
Dessert and beverages choices
Meeting with lunch:  $30
Meeting with beverages:  $5