LWVPBC and LWVPBC Education Fund – First Quarter 2020 Financial Report

First quarter of our fiscal year 2020 (April 1, 2020 thru June 30, 2020) performance remained strong for LWVPBC and our Education Fund, even though operations were curtailed by the Corona pandemic. We devised alternative ways to reach out to members and others in Palm Beach County, and the generous donations from members and others kept us financially sound and active. As you can see from the charts, combined income for LWVPBC and the Education Fund was less than budgeted for the quarter, but combined expenses were even lower and we ended the quarter with net income of $32,218.  Some items of note: Approximately 40% of Budgeted Income and Expenses were associated with the planned in person 100 Anniversary Event, which was canceled.  We will celebrate with a virtual event in the second quarter. Increased Donations from members, organizations, and sponsors in support of the League’s various causes accounted for 84% of

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FLORIDA’S TWENTIETH CENTURY WOMEN ENVIRONMENTALISTS

FLORIDA’S TWENTIETH CENTURY WOMEN ENVIRONMENTALISTS

As part of the 100th-anniversary celebrations of the League of Women Voters and Women’s Suffrage, as well as the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we are pleased to bring you booklets acknowledging the contributions of women to Florida environmentalism in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Some of the women are well known; some lesser-known, but all are instrumental in addressing serious environmental issues either statewide or in specific parts of the state.

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LWVPBC by the Numbers

LWVPBC by the Numbers

Our League has grown tremendously—in members, in issues and programs, in importance to Palm Beach County.  Our budget has grown complicated.  To make it easier to understand how we are doing financially, we have simplified our presentation: Our League has grown tremendously—in members, in issues and programs, in importance to Palm Beach County.  Our budget has grown complicated.  To make it easier to understand how we are doing financially, we have simplified our presentation: Income derives from: Your Membership dues Our LWVPBC Education Fund manages funds from donations, gifts, and grants and distributes those funds to LWVPBC for educational projects our League undertakes. LWVPBC Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization. Donations from members and the community—without these, we could not exist. Event income (eg, Hot Topic lunches) Reserves, other includes interest on reserve funds and retained monies Expenses are many: We have grouped expenses into sectors so members,

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Voter Services

Focus: Participate in and organize voter registration and education activities at various sites in Palm Beach County. Work with speakers bureau and other committees to provide voter registration services. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!   Chair:  Pamela Maldonado, maldonadopbc@gmail.com, (305) 873-4239 Meetings: In order to be more convenient to everyone, we alternate morning and evening meetings on the first Thursday of each month. Morning meetings are held from 10 - 11:30 am at the Compass Community Center, 201 North Dixie Hwy., Lake Worth 33469 Evening meetings are held via conference call from 7 - 8 pm. Call in number: 1-605-313-5609. Access Code: 516124# BE SURE TO CHECK THE CALENDAR TO CONFIRM MORNING VS. EVENING MEETINGS. RECENT ARTICLES Voter Guide Team Candidate Team:   Serena Cummins, Marion Lang We are assisting State and National by contacting candidates that have not responded.   Question Team:  Karen Wilkerson, Susan Bucher, Corinne Miller, Commissioner Paulette Burdick. We are getting aRead more

Nominating Committee

Focus: To identify excellent candidates and nominate members to fill upcoming Board vacancies To find the best candidate for each position, seeking a diverse Board To secure candidates for the ballot and present a slate of qualified, acceptable candidates to the Board for approval and to the membership for a vote Two people will be elected by the board and board will designate a chair. Election is held at April annual meeting. Meetings: As Needed

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Membership

Focus: To develop strategies to increase and diversify membership To recruit, mentor, and retain new LWV members. To provide hospitality for Hot Topic Luncheons and other League events. Chair: Darlene Kostrub, dkostrub@aol.com, 561-852-0496 Meetings: Please check the Calendar. You can order a Name Tag here.

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Daytrippers

Focus: Our Mission is to galvanize avenues for League Members to intermingle while creating a climate of relaxation and fun. Our goal is to bring possibilities of social interaction with fellow members via cultural and artistic experiences while bringing exposure to various areas of PBC. Chair: Keeter Martinson, keetnpb@aol.com, (561) 844-3713 or Cell: (561) 346-5614 Events: Check League Calendar

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Voter Services

Focus: Participate and organize voter registration and education activities at various sites in Palm Beach County. Work with the Speakers Bureau and other committees to provide voter registration services. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Chair:  Pamela Maldonado, maldonadopbc@gmail.com, (305) 873-4239 Meetings: In order to be more convenient to everyone, we alternate morning and evening meetings on the first Thursday of each month. Morning meetings are held at 10 am at the Children’s Services Council, 2300 High Ridge Road, Boynton Beach, FL. Evening meetings are held via conference call at 6 pm. Call in number: 641-715-3200. Access Code: 412690# BE SURE TO CHECK THE CALENDAR TO CONFIRM MORNING VS. EVENING MEETINGS.

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