During their regular weekly meeting on Wednesday, February 19, at 9:30 am in the Lincoln County Courthouse, the Lincoln County Commissioners will issue a resolution recognizing the League of Women Voters of Oregon (LWVOR) on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. We’d like to have many members in the audience. Please be there if you can. Here's the expected proclamation.
Resolution Recognizing the League of Women Voters of Oregon on the Occasion of its 100th Anniversary
WHEREAS: The League of Women Voters of Oregon is a non-partisan political organization, founded in 1920 to serve new women voters in carrying out their newly acquired responsibilities; and
WHEREAS: The League of Women Voters of Lincoln County consists of women and men who work to improve our system of government and to impact public policies through citizen education and advocacy; and
WHEREAS: The League of Women Voters of Lincoln County provides non-partisan information on candidates and issues for elections, encourages voter registration and informed voting, provides non-partisan, balanced information on public policy issues to citizens; and
WHEREAS: The League of Women Voters holds the public trust by respectfully bringing elected leaders and the public together through nonpartisan, civil means and through thoughtfully advancing solutions to pressing problems; and
WHEREAS: League of Women Voters members strive to serve their communities, to make them strong, safe, fair and vibrant places to live; and
WHEREAS: The League of Women Voters collaborates with other organizations to achieve mutual goals, increase civic participation, create lasting change in the community; and
WHEREAS: The Lincoln County has benefited tremendously from the countless volunteer hours donated by League members over its history.
BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of Lincoln County: recognizes the contributions made by the League of Women Voters of Oregon over the past 100 years; extends heartiest congratulations to the members of this organization on the occasion of this anniversary; and offers best wishes for the continued success of the League for the next 100 years.