Save the Date!!
   
Monday, March 30, 2020   
7:00 p.m.
St. James Episcopal Church
37051 Cabrillo Terrace
See Map
Fremont, CA  94536


General Manager Paul Eldredge of the Union Sanitary District (USD) will speak about their capital program and their planning for the future of the district that serves the Tri-City Area.

The Board of Directors currently includes: Jennifer Toy, Tom Handley and Anjali Lathi representing Fremont, Pat Kite representing Newark and Manny Fernandez representing Union City.








100 YEARS AND COUNTING

Our 100th Anniversary party was a great success. Headed up by co-chairs Sets Amann and Andrea Schacter and ably assisted by Jo Szeto, Carolyn Hedgecock, John Smith, Kay Emanuele, Sam Neeman, Syeda Inamdar, Shirley Gilbert, Judy Chong, Sandy Cashmark, Miriam Keller, Evelyn LaTorre  with added support from AAUW, the event progressed smoothly from beginning to end under the steady leadership of our Mistress of Ceremonies Anu Natarajan. Liquid refreshments were handed out by Frank Aravelo and Dennis Godden.  Elected officials from Rep.Eric Swalwell, Sen Bob Wieckowski, our three mayors, Lilly Mei, Carol Dutra-Vernaci and Al Nagy, all gave fitting tributes to the League. Former LWVC President Helen Hutchison presented a brief history of the state League’s accomplishments and future goals. The People’s Chorus followed with a joyful music presentation that encouraged many in the audience to join in. Final salutes to the past, the present and the future of the League led by Alex Starr, Pauline Weaver and Syeda Inamdar finished off the program.

We would also like to thank our sponsors for this event: Alameda County Water District, Senator Bob Wieckowski, People Power, John Smith, Realtor, Inamdar Properties, LLC, Assemblymember Bill Quirk, Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle, Massimo’s Restaurant, Jim Griffith Construction, Harrison Accounting Group, Carol Dutra Vernaci, Union City Mayor, Dianne Jones, Fremont School Board Member, Dale Hardware
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Homage to Women’s Suffrage
For 17 years, SILICON VALLEY READS has been asking residents of Santa Clara County to read, think and engage in conversations and community activities about a theme relevant to the region.  This year, the theme, “Women—Making it Happen”, honors the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the United States.  Offering suggested books for all ages, meet the author events, book discussion groups, film screenings, art exhibits, museum visits and much more, events are located in numerous venues the South Bay through March, 2020.  For more information, please visit the website:  www.SiliconValleyReads.org.

Library Displays honor Women’s Suffrage and the League
Each of our three main libraries in Union City, Newark and Fremont have featured a stunning display honoring Women’s Suffrage and the League’s 100 year history. Organized by Evelyn LaTorre it catches your eye immediately when entering the library. The display started in Newark, then went to Union City and will finish its cycle in the Fremont Main library for the month of March.


Schools and Communities First
If you are interested in being trained to be an official speaker for this initiative contact
LAUREL TAMARIZ, Speakers’ Bureau Director, SCF laurel@schoolsandcommunitiesfirst.org.
The Purpose of the speaker’s Bureau is to build a diverse cadre of speakers who are available to present the message to current and potential supporters on behalf of the campaign through a variety of activities. The list of training activities is extensive and very professional.