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Ranked Choice Voting at the Bear Paw Festival
Look for the LWV of Anchorage and the Alaska Center Education Fund at the Bear Paw Festival July 15-18th! Come experience ranked choice voting by selecting your favorite candy! We’ll be located with the vendors at the Valley River Center and Business Blvd. For more information about the festival visit the Bear Paw Festival website.
If you are interested in volunteering at our booth, please sign up on the volunteer scheduler.
The LWV of Anchorage will be hosting a table at the Community Civics Fair on July 26th 4:00-7:00 at the Grow North Farm in Mountain View, 3601 Mountain View Drive. The Fair is organized by the Alaska Literacy Program, Anchorage Public Library, Catholic Social Services, & Anchorage Community Land Trust.
- Learn about how to get involved in your local community
- Learn about important resources provided by the Municipality of Anchorage
- Meet your local elected officials
- Find ways to get involved in local organizations
- Plus, buy some locally grown vegetables from the farm stand!
Hope to see you there!
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