LWV of Wood County will be showing PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes, a documentary about the corrupting influence of money in politics on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Summers Auditorium of the Parkersburg/Wood County Library, 3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg. The film explores the status quo and offers a set of simple solutions we can all work on together to take back our democracy. The event is free and open to the public.
Pay 2 Play event .pdf
The League of Women Voters of Wood County will host three Meet the Candidate events to help voters make their choices in the November 8 general election. All are open to the public. Candidates for City of Vienna Mayor, Recorder, and City Council (five seats) Tuesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Vienna Community Building in Jackson Park (34th St. across from Jackson Middle School) Candidates for the West Virginia State Senate, 3rd district, and House of Delegates, Districts 8,9, and 10 Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2nd floor of the Parkersburg City Building Candidates for Wood County Commission, Sheriff, and County Clerk and Parkersburg Mayor and City Council Monday, October 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2nd floor of the Parkersburg City Building
LWV Meet the Candidates Events in Wood County.docx
Meet the Candidates for Wood County Board of Education Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd floor of the Parkersburg City Building. The LWV of Wood County is holding a meet-the-candidate event for the 10 candidates for Board of Education on the May 10 Primary Election ballot. The public is invited to attend and submit questions for the candidates. a.. This is the final election for Board of Education and is nonpartisan. b.. Two members will be elected. c.. Since no more than two board members may be from the same district, voters may choose one each from Districts A and B or two from District B.
The Wood County LWV will meet to learn about climate change on Monday, February 22 at the Parkersburg Wood County Library at 7:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be Eric Engle of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action. Open to the public. This Voter also Includes status of some bills currently in the WV Legislature and it lists new positions announced by LWVUS on Constitutional Amendments and Constitutional Conventions.
Due to winter storm warning continuing into Saturday, the LWVWC’s planned showing of Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot is postponed to Saturday, January 30 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wood County Library.
The LWV of Wood County plans to show Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot on Saturday, January 23 at 2 p.m. at the Wood County Library. Note that if weather makes driving risky, the event will be postponed to January 30, same time, same place. If postponed, notice will be posted here. Please check Friday evening or Saturday morning before venturing out.
An updated roster of Wood County Government Officials as of September 2015 is now available in the Wood County Events folder.
Goverment Officials roster September 2015.doc
An updated 2015 roster of Wood County Elected Officials listing contact information has been posted in the Wood County Events folder.
Goverment Officials roster January 2015.doc
Last Call at the Oasis: The Global Water Crisis and Where We Go from Here.
This documentary describes the crucial role that water plays in everyone’s life, how it has been abused and misused, and what happens in communities when there isn’t enough of it. The film features Erin Brockovich and respected water experts. It proposes ways that disaster can be averted if we address the problems now.
Monday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Movie starts at 6:45 p.m.
Parkersburg/Wood County Library,Summers Auditorium
The public is welcome
November 2014 Voter.docx
Meet the Candidates Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Williamstown Woman’s Club clubhouse in Tomlinson Park, 112 W. 7th St., Williamstown WV. Candidates for WV Legislature, Wood County Commission, Wood County Clerk. Co-sponsored by the LWV of Wood County and the Williamstown Woman’s Club
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Vienna Senior Center, 706 29th Street, Vienna WV Candidates to fill the vacancy on Vienna City Council Co-sponsored by LWV of Wood County, Vienna Senior Citizens, AARP of the Mid-Ohio Valley