There was plenty of fun in the park on Sunday afternoon, October 24, when League families gathered for their fall festival, with games, costumes, picnics, music, giveaways, food trucks, and even a short parade beside LWVOC’s very own Voter Tree in Cypress Grove Park.
But it all had a serious purpose: to salute voters and celebrate our precious right to vote. The message was clear: “Your Voice + Your Vote = Your Power!” Continue reading Ann Patton's article about the day's events HERE
Photos by Andreas Volmer-View his photo album HERE
*Above, Leaguers and guests gather around The Voter Tree; below left: Anh, Tommy, & Linh Volmer lead Pledge of Allegiance; right: Warriors for Democracy marchers. Below left: Orange County’s Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles received a hand-off of the mic from Joan Erwin, event master of ceremonies costumed as “Super Leaguer.” Below right: To save our democracy, we must protect the right to vote and rally against attempts to suppress the path to vote, said Saudi Ellis, LWVOC Voter Services shown with OC NAACP Secretary Cassandra McAdams.