Buena Vista, Granite, Monarch, Poncha Springs, and Salida

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  • – Encourages informed and active participation in government,
  • – Works to increase understanding of major public policy issues,
  • – Influences public policy through education and advocacy, and
  • – Holds public meetings to present and discuss local issues.

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  • March 22, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
  • April 9, 2018 5:00 pmAnnual Dinner & Meeting
  • April 12, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
  • April 26, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
  • May 10, 2018 4:30 pmGreat Decisions Discussions
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What Do Your Recyclables Become?

The Chaffee County League of Women Voters invited the public to come learn about what REALLY happens to our recycled materials from Angel of Shavano Recycling on March 12, 2018  from  Noon – 1:00 pm at the Sangre De Cristo meeting room in Buena Vista, CO. WE’RE AT A CRITICAL TURNING POINT: Climate change. Plastics in our oceans. Toxic chemicals in our food and water. We can choose a different future. We can start by eliminating…

Candi-dating RETURNS!

League to Host Buena Vista Town Government Candidates Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 6:00 to 8:30 at the McGinis Middle School Gym, South Railroad St., Buena Vista, CO 81211 It’s a Political Party! Candidate speed-dating – each candidate has the opportunity to make 2-minute opening remarks followed by table rotation to small groups of voters. Come visit with the 11 trustee candidates and 2 mayoral candidates in small group settings. For more information go to…

What Happened to the Facts?

Fake news fatigue? Democracy damaged? CITIZENS OF CHAFFEE COUNTY COLORADO TALK ABOUT IT! The Chaffee County League of Women Voters hosted a public Drinks & Dialogue event  on February 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Bounty Restaurant in Salida. What Happened to the Facts? Three eminent journalists will discuss the impact of “fake news “ on democracy and the role of the press in keeping citizens informed in an era of highly partisan politics and siloed information. Panel members include: Tom Linthicum,  journalism…


On Feb. 12, at the United Methodist Church, 228 E 4th, Salida, CO Chaffee County Commissioners Dave Potts, Keith Baker and Greg Felt answered questions from members and the public. Chaffee County, Colorado Commissioners Potts, Baker and Felts gave updates and took questions about the state of the county.


2018 SCHEDULE Sponsored by The League of Women Voters Chaffee County and the Buena Vista Library Meet: 2nd and 4th Thursdays 4:30-6:00 At the Buena Vista Library 131 Linderman Ave, Buena Vista, CO 81211 (map) Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs.  The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Each year, eight topics are chosen by…

Regular Meetings:

The league meets second Monday of each month toggling between BV & Salida.
Refer above for details and guest speakers for each meeting.
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Carpooling from BV is at the Family Dollar parking lot, leaving @ 10:45.

Your Chaffee County LWV is active in many ways … from Non-Partisan Forums to Informative Educational Opportunities.

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