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“What Inspires Women to Run for Public Office?” Luncheon

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February just started, but the page’s to life’s book will quickly turn to March. The third month of the year, March, marks Women’s History Month and to celebrate, the League of Women Voters of Collin County is hosting a luncheon at Gleneagles Country Club.

Six outstanding women who have run for or are in office in Collin County will share their stories. Saturday, March 19 will be an informational meeting every woman should attend that includes topics on motivation, financial support, organizational support and insight. Speakers of the event will be:

  • Missy Bender – Serves as Plano ISD Trustee
  • Gilda Garza – Served on McKinney City Council
  • Tonya Holt – Ran for Justice, 5th Court of Appeals
  • Brooke Lopez – Ran for Wylie City Council
  • Anne McCausland – Serves as Frisco ISD Trustee
  • Cheryl Williams – Serves as Collin County

Details and reservations will be available at The League of Women Voters website by Friday, February 5, or contact Janice Schieffer, President, at [email protected] Reserve your spot by Thursday, March 10.

 

LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS LUNCHEON

When: Saturday, March 19, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Where: Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75093

Cost: $35 per person, or $15 for students with valid student ID

 
The League of Women Voters

A nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The League does not support or oppose any political party or candidate.

Colbea Smith
Colbea Smith is a young professional who grew up in Plano and loves the community she will always consider “home”. She is a proud alumna of Texas State University – Go Bobcats! – who spent most of her days in school studying advertising and playing around at the San Marcos river. After she graduated, Colbea worked in global communications at Hewlett-Packard for over three years and then took some time off to adventure around the U.S. Colbea is a huge, self-proclaimed foodie who loves to explore and is always down to try new activities.

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