Socializing, voting, welcoming new League leadership, and recognizing the member contributions of the past year.
Outgoing president Joan Smith handed the gavel to Pat Fogarty Cramer and honored "Legends of the League" Janet Chalupnik and Barbara Bush. Attorney Vicki Norris explained sexual harassment issues and responses.
The League Birthday Luncheon was held on February 18 at Everett Community College. Guest performer Debbie Dimitre presented the life of Nellie Bly. Barbara Tolbert, mayor of Arlington, received the 2017 Democracy in Action Award from LWVSC president Joan Smith.
Organized by Kate Lunceford with support from LWVWA Vice-President Kathy Sakahara, 14 LWVSC members attended Lobby Day in Olympia on March 21. Kathy distributed packets of LWVWA positions for bills within the day’s committee meetings. Several members met individually with their District legislators. We have much to learn but we have a solid foundation with this start.