LWVMZC Newsletter

LWVCO Convention, May 21- 22, 2010

Saturday, May 21 - Sunday, May 22, 2011
9:00 a.m. Saturday to 12:45 p.m. Sunday
Hilton Fort Collins Hotel (1-900-482-2626)
425 West Prospect Road, Fort Collins, Colorado

The theme of the convention is Sustainability, the recently adopted over arching Principle of the LWVCO. All members of LWVMZC are invited to attend the League of Women Voters of Colorado Convention 2011. Larimer County is planning a special treat after the Saturday evening banquet. They tell us that the entertainment will rival that being planned for the 2012 LWVUS Convention in Washington, D.C. from around the state here in our corner of beautiful Colorado.

— Carol Rush, Spokesperson, LWV of Larimer County
— edited Jodi Foran

More Convention Info

Convention Delegates include : Presidents or Alternates chosen by each local League, members of local Leagues chosen as delegates by each local League. And LWVCO Board of Directors

Rooms may be reserved directly from the Hilton Fort Collins Fees

  • Registration: $50.00 per person (Registration forms available mid-March)
  • Saturday Lunch $17.00 per person
  • Saturday Banquet $26.00 per person
  • Members will be receiving by mid March a final call notice with a listing of agenda and activities of the state convention in Ft. Collins, May 21-22. Montezuma Leaguers will carpool and drive May 20 to Ft. Collins and the recent LWVCO grant will pay for registration and mileage costs. PLAN NOW to attend!!

    Reduced Lodging is available at the hotel at partial or full reimbursement, and LWV of Larimer County is opening hearts and homes at no charge.

    Silent Auction

    One convention activity is a Silent Auction where LWVCO will split 50/50 with local League providing the item.

    Items needed from LWVMZC for the Auction!

    Popular items and suggestions for donations include the following: Art, photograph and pottery; Sports activities: golf outings, river raft trip, outdoor hike or tour, trips, Jewelry and accessories, Personal services: massage, hair styling, dog training, dance lessons, legal services, computer training, yoga, etc; Lodging Accommodations: Bed and Breakfasts, Autographed books, Baby blankets or other craft items, Theme gift baskets (these are always great sellers) Encourage friends who believe in the work of LWV to provide an item. Let Jodi Foran, 882-2401, know if you can provide an item for us to take to the Convention Silent Action.

    — Jodi Foran