Be a philanthropist and get your household shopping done at the same time. Shop Boscov, a family owned Erie County department store, on Wednesday, October 14th, and Thursday, October 15th. When you step up to the register, just let the associate know that you are a friend supporting the League of Women Voters Erie County Chapter. The store will then send the League a check for 5% of your shopping total. This is really a truly wonderful service the Boscov family is making available to nonprofits in our Erie Community. Mark your calendar and save up your shopping for October at Boscovs.
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The year 2020 has been an extra special year for the Erie League as we commemorate, along with Erie County, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and celebrate 100 years since our founding. You will see the new public art mural appear at 7th and State streets, "Her Voice, Her Vote", a special television producation on WQLN PBS, "The Story of the Justice Bell and the Women's Suffrage Movement" airing twice in August, the "Every Woman" art exhibit, August 28th at Artlore Studio and there will still be some 2020 suffrage centennial calendar events announced. One coming up at the Sight Center of NW PA is a talk on Helen Keller who was a suffragaist--August, 19th, 12 Noon, the Sight Center. Another is a self guided suffragist walk at the Erie Cementery with details to be announced soon. With all of these extra special projects coming to fruition, the League of Women Voters Erie County Chapter will now immerse our efforts in voter registration and continuing to educate on Pennsylvania election reform. Volunteers to assist are welcome. We are training now! There is an election coming! Please vote by mail or in person on November 3rd. The League of Women Voters voting and election site won a first place 2020 "Webby Award" in its category--Vote411.org . It is the LWV go to website for all election information. Also candidate debates are in the works with Erie News Now and WQLN set to air in the latter part of September. League members work hard every day for our Erie County Citizens. Please remember us on Erie Gives Day, Tuesday, August 11th.
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