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LWV-MS FALL 2015 BOARD MEETING
The League of Women Voters of Mississippi held its fall board meeting on November 14, 2015, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ocean Springs. Hosted by the LWV of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the meeting had full Board participation as well as interested League members from the Coast and Jackson areas. We were particularly pleased to have Peg Ciraldo from Hattiesburg who plans to organize a League in that area.

Around the table, clockwise from the bottom: Dary Shenfeld, Gene Everitt, Marcia Weaver, David Stephens, Karlyn Stephens, Brenda Beauchamp, Robin Cooley, Chris Friedley, Peg Ciraldo, Keri Friedley, Fran Leber, Elaine Talbott, Carolyn Townes, and Mary Ann Everett. Also attending were Dorothy Moore, Dierdre Payne and Natalie Maynor.

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HIGHTLIGHTS FROM THE 2015 LWV-MS CONVENTION, MAY 16, 2015<center/>

(Left) Keynote Address by Peggy Appler, Board Member of the LWV-US and LWV-SC, here seen awarding LWV-MS President Gene Everitt a Certificate of Appreciation. Congratulations, Gene! (Right) Deloris Lee, recipient of 2015 Thelma Worksman Leadership Award, presented by LWV-MS President Gene Everitt. Congratulations, Deloris!

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LWV-MS DAY AT THE CAPITOL

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi visited the Capitol on Thursday, February 12, 2015, to speak with lawmakers, including Senator Hillman T, Frazier, (left), about supporting public education. The group is a non-partisan voter education organization that strives to make democracy work.

The League of Women Voters of Mississippi visited the Capitol on Thursday, February 12, 2015, to speak with lawmakers, including Senator Hillman T, Frazier, (left), about supporting public education. The group is a non-partisan voter education organization that strives to make democracy work.

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