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The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

February 20, 2018 - General Meeting, 7:15 p.m., Olli Building

A short overview of the science of global warming. This science has been known for over a century; and, just as a few degrees change in your body temperature can kill you, a few degrees increase in the average temperature across the planet will change the Earth's climate, causing extreme weather events, some of which have been quite evident in South Carolina.

There is a need for conversion to renewable energy, and thanks to the $9,000,000,000 collapse of the V.C. Sumpter Nuclear Power plant, renewable energy is center stage in this year's state legislative drama. Get up-to-date on the details and status of those bills, which were highlighted in the latest LWV SC Voter newsletter.

Speaker: Dr. Dan Warner, Retired Clemson University Math Professor and environmental activist.

March 17, 2018 - Wine Tasting Fund Raiser., Mill Creek Lodge, 5-7 p.m.

More details later.

Thursday, February 8 -- Oconee Co Delegation Meeting

The Oconee County Legislative Delegation will hold its Annual Meeting at 7 p.m. in the Seneca City Hall. If you wish to speak you must call 864-638-4237 before Feb 7, 5 p.m., to be placed on the Agenda.

CONGRATULATIONS -- Holly Ulbrich

Congratulations to Clemson Area LWV member Holly Ulbrich for being elected co-president of the S.C. League of Women Voters at the annual LWVSC convention! We are fortunate to have Holly's leadership and experience close to home and proud that she will be representing us statewide. She had a recent column published in the in the Statehouse Report, entitled, "Whatever Happened to Home Rule." Check it out at: http://www.statehousereport.com/.../ulbrich-whatever-happene.../

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