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LWVBN Events

Thursday, May 4 - 10:00 a.m. to noon

Great Decisions - Trade, Jobs and Politics

Ann Malachowski will lead this month's topic. "The U.S. political mood toward trade has gone sour. One need look no further than the 2016 presidential contest for the popular narrative; trade means that China wins, at America's expense. But do the numbers support that conclusion? The metrics used to gauge economic strength - gross domestic product and balance of trade - have not kept up with the realities of modern manufacturing. Obtaining an accurate picture of U.S. economic stature requires a critique of those numbers. Only then can the U.S. develop appropriate policy solutions for the challenges at hand."

More about Great Decisions.

LWVBN League Office, 1272 Delaware, Avenue, Buffalo 14209

Wednesday, May 17 - 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Ethics in Government: A lost cause?
Conflicts of Interest vs. the Public Good

Guest speakers: Hon. Penny M. Wolfgang, retired justice of the New York State Supreme Court
Kevin Connor, co-founder and director of the Public Accountability Initiative

Free and open to the public

RSVP: Make reservations by calling the League office at 716-986-4898 or
online here.

Co-sponsored by the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site, 641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

Wednesday, May 25 - 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

LWVBN Happy Hour

Providence Social, 490 Rhode Island St., Buffalo

Saturday, June 3 - 10:00 a.m.

Annual Meeting Luncheon and Program

The Annual Meeting of begins with coffee/tea and pastries at 10:00 a.m.
Luncheon will be served at noon.

Special Awards:
Joan K. Bozer Leadership Award: Kathleen McCarthy
LEE Award: Joanne Hameister for Long Term Commitment to the League with Energy, and Excellence
Making Democracy Work Award: Roger Cook

Registration form and Annual Meeting Booklet

Hyatt Place Restaurant, 5020 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226