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League of Women Voters of Buffalo/Niagara
2016 Annual Meeting & Luncheon

Civil Discourse in a Presidential Election Year!


The Protocol Restaurant

6766 Transit Road, Williamsville, NY 14221

located about 1500 feet north of Exit 49, New York State Thruway (US 90)


Saturday, June 4, 2016

The Annual Meeting will begin with coffee at 10:00 a.m.
Luncheon will be served at noon


Speaker: Honorable John J. LaFalce

Mr. LaFalce will share insights from his experience in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 2003, during the administrations of six presidents.


Special Awards:

Joan K. Bozer Leadership Award: Joan Photiadis

LEE Award: JoAnn Mecca for Long Term Commitment to the League with Energy and Excellence

Making Democracy Work Award: Scott Gehl, Executive Director of Housing Opportunities Made Equal

Annual Meeting Booklet and reservation form
Reservations are due at the League office by May 31.



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