Making Democracy Work

Calendar of Events

We sponsor meetings and events for the public and League members.

The Cortland LWV board meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:15 pm at the Cortland Free Library.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
6:00-6:30 pm pm
McGraw High School Library (Use West St entrance) McGraw School Board Forum. Meet the Candidates for two open seats on the McGraw School Board.

Be prepared to vote on the school Budget and Board. The election is May 21.

Sunday, May 19, 2019-Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Albany NY Students Inside Albany Conference. Cortland LWV sponsors local high school students to travel to Albany to learn hands-on about NYS government
Friday, June 7, 2019-Tuesday, June 11, 2019
1:15 pm Friday to Noon Sunday
Albany, NY
Hilton Albany, 40 Lodge St
LWVNYS 100th Anniversary Convention. June 7 Friday PRE-CONVENTION, 1:15-10:00 pm:
- Pre-Convention Workshops, Tour of NYS Capitol, US Census Bureau Speaker, and Dinner with Speaker on Civil Discourse


Saturday June 8, 8:30 am - 10:00 pm:
- Convention Workshops & Info Sessions; Proposed 2910-2020 Budget, New Program Process & Bylaw Amendments

Sunday June 9, 8:15 am - Noon:
- Workshop & Plenary Session - delegates from local leagues vote on budget, program, & bylaws

2019 Registration Kit - LWVNYS 100th Anniversary Convention

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
5:00-7:30 pm
Tinelli's Hathaway House, Solon NY Cortland LWV Annual Dinner Meeting. League members celebrate the past year's accomplishments and enjoy good food.

5:00 LWV Annual Business Meeting (all League members)

5:30 Social & Silent Auction

6:00 Dinner & Program

7:30 Silent Auction Winners

Join us in honoring Sara Earl, the 2019 recipient of the Alice Walker award for community service.

We will also hear McGraw High School's Santana Deckard and Cincinnatus High School's Andrew Cihocki report on the Students Inside Albany conference.

Our keynote speaker will be Diane Cohen, Executive Director of Finger Lakes ReUse. Diane will discuss the inspiring progress from founding of Finger Lakes ReUse in 2007 to earning $1.3 million through used materials sales in 2018. We will hear how the organization achieves its triple bottom line mission: enhance community, economy, and environment through reuse.

Reserve a seat by sending an email with your dinner choice to Or call Alison King at 607 836 6675. RESERVATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY JUNE 4

You may pay $35 at the door, or prepay by check in the amount of $35 per person payable to "LWV Cortland" and mailed to: LWV Cortland, PO Box 22, Cortland NY 13045.

Entree Choices:

1) Boneless Breast of Chicken Marsala

2) Salmon Nicoise Salad (salmon, potatoes, green beans, egg, olive, herb vinaigrette)

3) Mediteranean Vegetable Tortas (artichoke, spinach, roasted peppers, mushrooms & herb cheese baked in puff pastry)

We would be happy to accommodate special dietary requirements. Please let the LWV know in advance. You may also discuss dietary restrictions directly with Tinelli's Hathaway House by calling 607 836 6006.

- Gluten free

- Vegan

- Other dietary restriction