Courthouse photo by Anna Riback
                              Courthouse photo by Anna Riback

The League of Women Voters of Brown County is a nonpartisan cadre of local men and women committed to education and improvement of Brown County, State and National government.  Everyone is welcome to participate. 

Meetings are held at 10:00 am, the second Monday of every month, in the lower level of the Brown County Public Library.

Democracy is not 

a spectator sport!

VISION 20/20 Wellness & Heritage

The League of Women Voters of Brown County plans to continue implementation of the wellness and heritage component of the Vision 2020 project  with a set of three community conversations - this should be a joint LWV event with Peaceful Valley and the Historical Society.

 “Brown County 2020: A Vision for the Future” can be found on the Health Living & Wellness page and the Community Foundation

Project Deliverables:

Thursday,  June 25, 6:30 p.m. : looking at the interplay of Brown County historic and natural assets:

BC State Park: The State Park will celebrate its Centennial this year - it is a historic landscape dotted with many historic buildings;
*  Lilly Dickey Woods - Mark Dollase, Landmarks 
* Jim Schultz for the town of Nashville: Nashville (Tree City!) historic citiyscape and landscape.

Thursday,  August 27, 6:30 p.m. : looking at the interplay of the cultural, with the natural and the historic assets.
* BC Art Gallery, the Art Guild and the T.C. Steele, plus several local artists to talk about their work and experience with Brown County's historic and natural assets.

Thursday,  September 24, 6:30 p.m. : looking at the interplay of the cultural, with the natural and the historic assets.
* with performing artists, the Playhouse, the music venues and all of the various music performers, who play in the various pubs and restaurants.


Please join us for the
Brown County LWV
Annual Meeting
May 27, 2015
This year we will be dining at Hotel Nashville
upstairs dining room.
 Guest Speaker is Dr. Abbie Oliver,
Principal at Sprunica Elementary.
Social hour begins at 6 PM.
Dinner at approximately 6:30.
A brief business meeting will take place
after the guest speaker.
Dinner is $17 a person.
Contact Susanne Gaudin for reservations.
This is also a perfect time to renew your membership, $45 a person or $75 a couple.
We are very excited to have Dr. Oliver speak to us about our schools and what they need from us to assist our children to have the best education possible.
Dr. Oliver has been honored with a National Blue Ribbon School in 2014 and 2 years running an Indiana 4 Star School 2013 and 2014.
We hope to see all of you there.


League of Women Voters of Brown County will be hosting an open Community Conversation on the paving of Yellowwood.  Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 28th at 6 pm in the Salmon Room of the County Office Building in Nashville. Scheduled on the panel: DNR representative John Davis, INDOT representative Greg Prince, BC County Commissioner Diana Biddle, BC Highway Superintendent Mike Magner, Tim Maloney from Hoosier Environmental Council, Yellowwood property owners – Mark Cagle, Linda Baden and Charlie Cole.  They will each be invited to give short presentation. Then the meeting will be opened to questions from the floor.  Other interested and knowledgeable people will be in attendance to answer questions as well.
Please contact Ruth Reichmann for more questions or comments.


The Stone Head Nature Preserve will host its third annual Nature Awareness Weekend, featuring two days of guided nature tours on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. All tours begin and end at The House at Stone Head ( located in Brown County (Highway 135 five miles south of Highway 46 East, at the "T"). For more information, contact Mike Kelley at (317)-409-2029.

Brown County League of Women Voters,
Aug 17, 2014, 8:12 PM
Brown County League of Women Voters,
Jan 9, 2013, 9:02 AM
Brown County League of Women Voters,
Mar 13, 2015, 9:00 AM
Brown County League of Women Voters,
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