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Welcome to the League:

A force for progress on the Emerald Coast, encouraging the active
and informed participation of citizens in their government!

OWTPO logoA cold one with the Commissioner: Join County Commissioner Nathan Boyles, County Administrator John Hofstad, his Deputy Kay Godwin and Jonathan Tallman of the Okaloosa RESTORE Act Advisory Committee from 5:00-6:30 pm on Tuesday, 26 May, at Ernie's Dockside Cafe (821 Bayshore Drive, Niceville). Light snacks will be provided and your first drink is on the commissioner. Please come to discuss any issues of concern you have about Okaloosa County Government or how the BP settlement funds will be spent. The event will be informal and casual, and folks are encouraged to come and go as they please.

Impact 100 Northwest Florida Impact 100 of Northwest Florida announces 2015 Grant Workshop: The workshop will be held on 9 June at 8:30 am in the Grace Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall (4325 Commons Drive West, Destin). The 2015 Grant Application, along with guidelines and the review process, will be available on 18 May. Workshop attendance is not required but is strongly encouraged. Three grants of $107,667 will enable local organizations to dream big!
Okaloosa County Women's Hall of Fame
Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame nominations due by 10 July
!
Florida Women's Hall of Fame nominations due by 15 July
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The County and State Halls of Fame recognize and honor Florida women who, through their lives and works, have made significant contributions to the improvement of life for all citizens.
Okaloosa County Centennial LogoCelebrate Okaloosa County's Centennial in 2015: Learn all about our wonderful county’s first century! Visit the Facebook page and don’t miss “Pieces of the Past – Okaloosa’s Centennial,” a special exhibit showcasing never-before-displayed artifacts at the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida (115 Westview Ave, Valparaiso). The Museum is open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday. While you’re there be sure to pick up a Centennial T-shirt to commemorate your visit.
Juvenile Diversion ProgramsMissed the meeting? The panel was so good we want to make sure everyone gets the information. Please check out all the briefings and handouts from the panelists right here, and learn how these programs make our community better.

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Florida Redistricting UpdateRedistricting case on the fast track: The Florida Supreme Court took jurisdiction of the Fair Districts appeal from the First District Court. Oral arguments were heard on 4 March 2015. Read more. On-line Voter Registration
On-line voter registration
coming in 2017!
With support from all 67 Florida Supervisors of Election, Governor Scott signed OVR bill on 15 May 15.
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RESTORE Act Okaloosa County
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Find out where Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund dollars will be spent, or read up on the impact of Deepwater Horizons.
Florida CapitolNew to Florida? Find your state and federal representatives. New to Okaloosa County? Use this Guide to Elected Officials or ask the Supervisor of Elections.
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Update your Membership Info: Go on-line to create a password and log-in today. Don’t forget to sign up for action alerts!
OVF Logo Overseas Voter? Find all the help you need at the overseas voter helpdesk.
Storybank logoLWVUS Story Bank: Tell us how you have improved your community by being a League member. Your story will help demonstrate the value of League membership in a powerful way. Submit your personal story today.
Florida Handbook

Florida Handbook
: The Florida Handbook is the leading guide to state government and its history. Download the all-new 2014 edition and view a brief history of the handbook.
Books
LWVUS Publications Available: Check out the League's election materials on-line and check out the LWVUS publications store.

 
   
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