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League of Women Voters Alaska       


The League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to encourage active and informed citizen participation in government. We provide factual information on the structure and function of government, voting procedures and election issues.

We DO NOT support or oppose candidates or political parties, but DO take positions on issues which we have studied and discussed.

Our purpose is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government.

Aaron Acevedo was the winner of the adult "Know Your Borough" Quiz drawing.
Aaron Acevedo was the winner of the adult "Know Your Borough" Quiz drawing.

Chyann Henry (shown with her grandfather, Dan Winfrey) was the winner of the youth "Know Your Borough" Quiz drawing.
Chyann Henry (shown with her grandfather, Dan Winfrey) was the winner of the youth "Know Your Borough" Quiz drawing.

12 year old Wyatt Foose had the closest estimate in the Goldfish Guess contest.
12 year old Wyatt Foose had the closest estimate in the Goldfish Guess contest.


Board of Directors of the League of Women Voters of the Tanana Valley

President: Jennifer Schmidt (2013-2014)
President-Elect: Vacant
Secretary: Phyllis Tugman-Alexander (2013-2015)
Treasurer: Jean James (2012-2014)
Past-President: Carol Ann Varner (2013-2014)

Directors:
Donna Dinsmore
(2012-2014)
Shari George
(2012-2014)
Jean James
(2012-2014)
Ann McCann
(2013-2014)
Joan Soutar
(2012-2014)
Kristi Baker
(2013-2015)
Linda Ross (2013-2015)

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True Secrets of Alaska Revealed!
This website sponsored by:

True Secrets of Alaska Revealed!

Full of questions and answers that cover hundreds of years of Alaska history. For example:
  • Do you know why there are a pair of bronzed boots in the Anchorage Museum of History and Art?
  • Or what the story is with the Igloo Hotel on mile 188.5 of the Parks Highway?
  • Did you know there is a flower that supposedly can tell you when winter is coming?
You're Invited!

50th Anniversary Gala Celebration
Buffet Hors D'Oeuvres - No Host Bar - Silent Auction

Saturday - April 12th, 2014
6:30pm – 9:30pm

Fountainhead Antique
Auto Museum


$50 per person

Tickets purchased ONLINE will be waiting
for you at the Fountainhead Auto Museum.


Tickets also available for sale at Gulliver's Books.

Special Guest Speaker Alice Rogoff,
Owner and Publisher of the Alaska Dispatch

Alice N. Rogoff is publisher and owner of Alaska Dispatch. From 1985 to 1997, she was chief financial officer of U.S News and World Report. She served at The Washington Post Co. as assistant to publisher Donald Graham, and she was the creator of the Post's National Weekly Edition. Earlier in her career she served in President Jimmy Carter's administration as special assistant to director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Alice is also the founder of Arctic Imperative, a lecture series dedicated to raising awareness of circumpolar north issues. She is also co-founder of a number of other organizations, including the Alaska Native Arts Foundation.

Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, the venue for the Gala, is ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Fairbanks and received Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2013. “The museum is like finding a diamond in a haystack”. The museum holds a collection of antique cars and historic fashions, plus entertaining displays on Alaska motoring history.

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Tanana Valley Fair Straw Poll

Click Here to see the results of the Tanana Valley Fair Straw Polls from previous years.

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