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The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.
THE NEXT LUNCH & LEARN IS JULY 24TH!

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CITY OF MERCED INDEPENDENT DISTRICTING ADVISORY COMMITTEE COMMUNITY MEETINGS

The Independent Districting Advisory Committee will be holding three community meetings to discuss maps that have been submitted and to hear public comments on these maps. These three second-round community meetings will be:

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 5:30 p.m. Merced Senior Center 755 W. 15th Street

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 5:30 p.m. Rivera Middle School 945 Buena Vista Drive

Saturday, August 1, 2015 2:00 p.m. Tenaya Middle School 760 W. 8th Street

Come share your ideas and comment on the maps that have been submitted by the public at any one or all of these meetings.

There will be another round of meetings at which the Committee will discuss and decide upon which two maps to recommend to the City Council. These meeting dates have been set for 08/04, 08/18 and 09/01. When we've confirmed the location for these meetings, we'll post that information here.

For more information on the Committee and districting process, visit http://www.cityofmerced.org/districting.

AUGUST LUNCH & LEARN

SAVE THE DATE for the August Lunch & Learn Friday, August 21st. Find out about exciting local business innovations in Merced! We'll hear about VaultWorks and the start-ups and other business endeavors renting space there as well as about Sama USA, a company that teaches its students to be freelancers online.

Program Planning: It's What We're All About

Twenty-four members learned "What We're All About" at the meeting Jan. 31 as we reviewed and discussed six State League positions and 4 local positions. Wonderful presenters, insightful questions and a delicious lunch -- an unbeatable combination!