LWV Community Partners 2020 Celebration Calendar of Events 

For You The Voter, August 2019- August 2020

(Under Construction/Events Still Being Added)


JES Remarkable Women's Series, Corrine Egan-August 2019-August 2020

Woman's Club, August 25, 2019--Women's EqualiTEA, 2-4 PM, $25.00

Guest Speaker - Debbie  Sementelli, Living Historian, will be in costume and speak on clothing and attitudes of the day

Woman's Club, September 29, 2019 - Women Trailblazers:Non-Stereotype Careers/Professions Luncheon - 1-3:30 PM, Cost TBA

Suggested Panelists:  Jeanette Sroka, AirTraffic Controller - Confirmed, Robin Scheppner, Erie Tinning - will contact, Cynthia Reid, Member/Engineer at Lord Corp. - Confirmed, Possibly a Police Officer--Suggested Moderator:  Eva Mastromateo, WICU/Serving:  Tammy Fox, Taste of Zion - confirmed

Global Summit/Jefferson Educational Society, Fall 2019

Artlore, Lena Trahoske, Women's Night Event at her studio/September or October 2019

Woman's Club, October 24th, 2019 - Erie Women Entrepreneur Panel Discussion Reception - 7-9 PM, Suggested Participants - Ember and Forge, Chop Sticks, Heid/Juice Bar, A La Carte, Colleen Loeslein/Creamland and Chestnut Place, Rachel, UPS Confirmed, Cindy Krahe, Confirmed - Suggested Moderator:  Lisa Adams, Rochelle Krowinski;Tom New, Brenda Bennett - Transportation Solutions--Serving Wine, Cheese and Chocolate, Location:  Possibility...Erie Art Museum (Joshua)  Advertisement, posters, prepared questions, including  impediments to success

Blasco Library, Film Title Under Discussion--Films Being Reviewed, Saturday, September 7th, 2019, 2-4 PM, Discussion to Follow, Free, Attendance Limited to 35/Open to the Public, Seating on a First Come, First Served Basis, RM Assignment--Collaboratory Room or Admiral Room, TBA

Erie City High Schools/ Middle Schools--Fall 2019, Essay Contest, Dorothy Bloom, Char Moore

Dr. Linda Fleming,Humanities Curriculum/Student Reading Assignment,  ​Fall Semester, September/October 2019

Sister's of Saint Joseph- Thanksgiving Prayer Service in Memory of the Suffragettes and leading women of today, November 21, 2019/ Chapel at 2631 West 26th Street, 6-7 PM , Hosted by Betsy Weist, Social Justice Coordinator

Woman's Club - Friday, December 6, 2019 - Chamber Music - "Puttin' On The Ritz"/ Serving Hot D'oeuvres,  Chocolate Fountain

AAUW plans a public program relating to the suffrage movement-Nov. 2019

Women's Club of Erie Student Art Gallery Night ​  February 2020

Torch Club, a  first Wednesday of September 4th, 2019, Speaker Corrine Egan, Remarkable Women, 6 PM Cocktails, 7 PM Dinner, 8 PM  The Talk, Erie Yacht Club, 25.00  

Erie Philharmonic, Vee, March 7th, International Women's Day special performance, 2020, and possible reception with the artists

NOW, March 2020 Screening of the film "Iron Jaws"/Discussion, Edinboro University

Council of Women's Organizations, Deb Bartle, March 23rd, 2020

Dr. Sarah Whitney, PSU Women's Conference, April  2020, Details TBA, During Spring Women's Conference, 2020

Jerra Jenrette, Ph.D., Edinboro University, History and Politics, "Disorderly  Women", Details TBA, During Women's History Month, 2020

JES Bus Tour-Spring 2020

Erie Women's Club- Mother's Day Tea (May 10, 2020, Mother's Day)

Debbie Sementelli, ECHS New Art Education Program, Period Clothing--Hats and Bloomers

*Debbie will offer Children and Adult classes, Specific Programs TBA

Presentation on Helen Keller-League Member Susan McNeisch--LWVEC Suggested Date:  June 2020, Helen Keller's birth month.  Also possible screening of "The Miracle Worker" this month. Helen Keller was an activist and suffragette. 

Women' March Rally, Summer 2020

Library Display Case at Blasco, LWVEC, September, 2019

Unveiling of City Art Project -LWV / Erie Downtown Partnership - Summer 2020**

Erie Playhouse-committed to LWV Community Project 2020, November Playhouse production currently being considered/reviewed

Library Bibliography/County Library Book Displays-Maggie, Blasco--possibly month of Read Across America Day (March 2nd) or Month of World Book Day (April 23rd), New women's books are launched on International Women's Day in March, too.  International Literacy Day is in September, so there are options.

Erie County Historical Society-Speaker Series to possibly include Historian from Seneca Falls. Display of portrait of Helen Schurlaff, Curtze Mansion/ August 2019-August 2020 (under discussion)

The Lake Erie Fiber Arts Guild, Quilt/Coverlet to Display, 18" X 18" Fabric Squares to be Sewn Together, Design to Reflect the Theme of this Community Celebration of Women's Suffrage and the Culture of Women/ Finished Quilt for Community Display 

Many more ideas are in the works.  This proposed calendar will be updated regularly. Any organization wanting to join this community project is welcome to do so, with our calendar participation cut off date being Friday, May 17th.  Email the League of Women Voters of Erie County at lwverie@gmail.com . All community partners assume responsibility for planning and hosting their event, providing a contact person, event name, date and venue.  The Steering Committee will make the calendar known to the public. 

*As of 1/15/19- Five Female Artists of Erie County Have Submitted RFP"s for the City Art Project, "Her Voice, Her Vote".

​**As 2/419- An Artist Team has been selected along with a design. Details to be publically announced.


League of Women Voters

Erie County Chapter

The League of Women Voters Commemorates 100 Years of Votes for Women and the Passing of our 19th Amendment with Community Partners of Erie County. Together We Ask That All Citizens Vote In All Elections.

The Erie Chapter Is 100 Years Old in August 2020.  

100th Anniversary of

19th Amendment and

Birth of League of Women Voters   


Additions Regularly Made As Dates Are Confirmed