Thursday, May 18, 2017

Eleanor Kielizcek, former LWVT member, passed away

A longtime former LWV member has passed away -- Eleanor Kielizcek.  

Obituary:
http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/bergen/teaneck/2017/05/17/eleanor-kieliszek-teanecks-first-female-mayor-dies-91/327839001/

Articles about Eleanor's role in the civic health of Teaneck are  in the Virtual Village digital datanase:


Several pictures of Eleanor show her many civic involvements.
Readers are urged to send in more for posting  to Pat Libutti:  lwvteaneck@gmail.com




Eleanor with Garden Club members Grace Kriegel and Julia Condit celebrating the Centennial Herb Garden, for which she overturned the first shovelful of dirt.

Below: Eleanor  with Garden Club Herb group at Grace Kriegel Herb Garden Dedication at Library, 1996.   Nancy Cochrane is now the Herb Garden Group Chair.

Eleanor with Kay Hower celebrating the fortieth anniversary of LWVT's founding . Eleanor was Mayor for the second time.



Friday, May 5, 2017

Sixty Five Years of a Grand Idea! Highlights of Accomplishments of The League of Women Voters of Teaneck 2016-2017



Sixty Five Years of a Grand Idea! Highlights of Accomplishments of
The League of Women Voters of Teaneck 2016-2017

Click on  http://lwvteaneck.blogspot.com/2017/05/sixty-five-years-of-grand-idea.html

to see our history, illustrated

• Registered voters at back to school nights

• Held a Candidate forum

• Made Consensus recommendations on Sexual Assault on College Campuses study

• Participated in Women's March in Washington and Trenton, January 21st
 
• Made recommendations to LWVNJ on program planning agenda for 2018

•Supported advocacy initiatives via letters and member telephone calls to member of Congress and the state legislature

•Regularly monitored Teaneck town council, Board of Education and developments in Washington and Trenton in the education arena


• Used our blog, lwvteaneck.blogspot.com,  for ongoing communication and education of our members and the public

•Sponsored and participated in the selection of a Teaneck High School student for a scholarship through Teaneck Community Scholarship Fund

•Held a discussion for Women’s History Month on Protest and Power: Women’s Rights in America.

Sixty-five Years of a Grand Idea: LWVTeaneck HISTORY: 1952-2017








Sixty-five  Years  of a Grand Idea:
History of the League of Women Voters of Teaneck

May 2017


PRESS RELEASES 




June 29, 2015 League of Women Voters of Teaneck Earns Award at Convention  
(Suburbanite, July 16, 2015)

October 15, 2014 League of Women Voters of Teaneck Concludes Study of Charter Schools (Suburbanite, November 6, 2014)





To the editor,
This August, our nation honors the 49th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, the historic civil

Patch Oct. 2012 LWV Guide: Teaneck School Board CandidatesThe candidates for Teaneck's Board of Education respond to questions ranging from test scores to outsourcing.

The League of Women Voters of Teaneck and Teaneck Council of Parents and Teachers has scheduled a Candidates’ Forum for the upcoming Board of Education election, Monday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m.




Sen. Loretta Weinberg (at podium) and Teaneck Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin  presented LWV Teaneck with a certificate of appreciation "celebrating 90 years of  voting privileges."( The Suburbanite, Oct. 7, 2010  Teaneck women honor 90th anniversary of Amendment)

July 15, 2010
League of Women Voters of Teaneck  Elects Officers
The 58th annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Teaneck (LWV-Teaneck) took place on June 28 at the home of Marjorie Hirschberg in Cresskill.


TEANECK POLITICAL LEAGUE FEELS FINE AT 40