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

May-June 2016 Okaloosa Voter
May–June 2016 Okaloosa Voter now on-line!
LWVF President Pam Goodman
Attention League Members:
Florida League President Pamela Goodman is coming to
Okaloosa County
! Members are invited to join Pam for lunch at 11:30 am on Friday,
6 May, at the Boathouse Landing
(124 N John Sims Pkwy, Valparaiso). RSVP.
Your Vote CountsOkaloosa County Candidate Fair: Meet your next elected officials, ask them about issues that matter to you, and register to vote on Tuesday, 10 May, from 4:30-6:30 pm in Building 100 (Student Services), Northwest Florida State College, Niceville. The meeting is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the BIA, EDC and your four local Chambers of Commerce.
2016 State of the County Report17th Annual State of the County Report: Join League from 10:00 am–noon on Saturday, 21 May, at the the Greater FWB Chamber of Commerce (34 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, FWB) for the 2016 SOTC. This year’s panel includes County Commissioner Trey Goodwin, School Superintendent Mary Beth Jackson and Supervisor of Elections Paul Lux. Please join League for this free public event to hear from 3 of your key elected officials and ask them questions.

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Offshore oil rigTriumph Gulf Coast: This nonprofit will disburse 75% of the funds recovered for economic damages to the state resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The board will hold a meeting on Thursday, 17 March, at FSU, Panama City. Your America home page
2016 Election Guide: Your vote will be a deciding factor in this crucial election. Vote for your future. Vote for your community. Get questions answered and the info you need to make an impact.
Institute for Senior Professionals Help Okaloosa seniors plan for medical emergencies: Download the Institute for Senior Professionals’ report “Seniors Alone: Planning for Personal Emergencies” and an accompanying brochure outlining the report’s findings. Electing the President: A guide to the election processElecting the President: The LWVEF and the Newspaper in Education Institute produced this comprehensive supplement designed to help voters, especially young and first-time voters, understand the presidential election process.
Florida Redistricting UpdateIt’s finally over: The Legislature will not appeal Judge Reynolds’ adoption of the Senate district map submitted by the FairDistricts Coalition! Read more ... 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.
Refresh LogoUpdate 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

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The League of Women Voters of Okaloosa County, P.O. Box 4546, Fort Walton Beach FL 32549
Email: info@lwvokaloosa.org