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Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends

Once again, the League is partnering with the Boscov’s Department Stores for their “Friends Helping Friends” fund-raising event for non-profit organizations.  This year’s date is Tuesday, October 22 when, with the purchase fo a $5.00 shopping pass, shoppers will receive a 25% discount on virtually the entire store! Since the $5.00 cost stays with the […]

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Voter Service Update

The final weeks before the Municipal Primary brought three requests for Candidates Debates for School Boards. On May 5, the League sponsored a debate for the candidates in the West Chester Area School District.  Jennifer Levy-Tatum acted as moderator, Anne Crowley was the timer, and Pam Gray, Cheryl Knoell, Cathy Palmquist, and Ginnie Newlin acted […]

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Agriculture Committee Update

While work continues on the national agriculture update study, our local agriculture committee will be hosting a caucus on agriculture at the PALWV convention on the afternoon of June 8. Brian Snyder, executive director of PASA (Pennsylvania Association of Sustainable Agriculture) will be the guest speaker, presenting”Jump-start Your League Ag Study: Sustainable Foodsheds for the […]

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United v. Federal Election Commission

In March our Civil Liberties Committee met with renewed interest in the United v. Federal Election Commission because of our growing perception of the political ramifications of that decision on our elections and the growing power of corporations. We were able to make contact with the Concord- Amherst, Massachusetts League who had studied the court […]

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Environmental Committee Annual Report 2012-2013

The LWVCC Environmental Committee continues to promote an environment beneficial to life through protection and wise management of natural resources in the public interest, and to promote policies that manage land as a finite resource and that incorporates principles of stewardship.  (LWVUS Natural Resources Positions) The main focus this year has been on monitoring the […]

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