Recent Forum Highlights
Thank you to Cate Stacey, Mayor Kim Norton, and County Commissioner Dave Senjem for speaking at our recent event.
The recording from “How Green Can We Be?” is available at
Here are some other interesting and useful links shared by participants.
City of Rochester "Sustainability & Resiliency Community Work Plan"
Community Education class on April 19: Incentives (EV's, solar, heat pumps, efficiency…) How do I pay for these? - link
2023 EarthFest Rochester - https://www.earthfestrochestermn.org/
April 22 EarthFest Expo at Northrop Community Center - https://www.earthfestrochestermn.org/events-calendar/
Green Business Recognition newsletter - link
Green Drinks (monthly meet-ups with other folks interested in sustainability) - https://www.facebook.com/RochesterGreenDrinks
We Care Solar: students in Calif. are making solar panels, the company has inquired about implementing this in Minnesota - https://wecaresolar.org/
Upcoming LWV Rochester Programs
Saturday, April 22 from 8:45 AM - Noon
Annual Program and Membership Meeting
Zumbro Lutheran Church (gym)
624 Third Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55902
Hot Topics with Cool Leaders - Our guest will be a panel of District 20(B), 24(A/B), and 25(A/B) representatives and senators who have been invited to give a MN legislative update. Each person will also submit a question that they wish their constituents would ask them, and all will have an opportunity to address each of those questions.
The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required to ensure seating as space is limited. Click here to complete the event registration form.
9 am - continental breakfast
9:30 - 11:00am - program
11:00am - Noon - Annual Rochester League Membership Meeting
with election of officers and updates from our standing committees.
Non-member guests are welcome to stay for the annual meeting.
Attendees are welcome to join or renew their LWV membership at the event.
vote411.org - League of Women Voters. Since 2006 this site is has been a "one-stop-shop" for election related-information, providing nonpartisan information on general and state-specific elections, including:
Voter registration deadlines and registration forms
Absentee ballots and early voting options
Election dates, polling place locations, ID requirements
Sample ballots specific to your address
Factual data on candidates in federal, state and local races
Tips on how to watch candidate forums and debates with a critical eye
City of Rochester voting information
local candidates for the 2022 election: link
Olmsted County Elections Office link
Call the Elections Office at (507) 328-7650 if you have questions or problems with voting
Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
apply to vote early by mail: link (Your completed ballot must be returned by election day, by mail or drop-off)
polling place finder: link
Whats on my ballot? link
Minnesota voting facts: link
A User’s Guide to Democracy, developed by LWV and ProPublica link
Campaign Sign information (City of Rochester): link
Campaign Finance Report filings
Contact the Rochester LWV
P.O. Box 6691
Rochester, Minnesota 55903
Click this link to for a printable member brochure to join or renew your League membership (local, state, & national) or to make a donation.
President - Anna Froehling
Past President - Jane Callahan
Secretary - Jane Callahan
Treasurer - Ginny Amundson
Directors At-Large: Amy Caucutt, Mary E. Jones, Jan Strand, Ray Schmitz, Dee Voldal