Pittsfield: League of Women Voters forms new chapter

A new chapter of the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts held its first public information meeting on March 30 at the Whitney Center for the Arts.

The meeting was initiated by Leslie Sears of Dalton and led by Jean Cherdack, president of the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts, who gave an overview of the League's history, mission and current work.

The LWV is a nonpartisan organization almost 100 years old with 43 other chapters in Massachusetts. The closest chapter is in Williamstown. The new chapter will serve central and south county populations.

A second public information meeting is slated from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

The first working meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 4, will be open to members only.


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