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MAY 8th Saturday of the Month Program 10:00 am, Zoom

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


First Saturday of the Month Program, MAY 8th, 10:00 am, Zoom (Virtual Meeting)

Preregistration preferred, Free to attend.

Tomorrow – LWVLC has moved our First-Saturday-Of-The-Month Program Series to Saturday, May 8th, at 10:00 am

Topic: Mental Health Services in Iowa (remote via Zoom )

Speakers: Liz Mathis, State Senator from Linn County, will provide a legislative update on mental health services in Iowa.
Also speaking, on behalf of our local mental health community:
Kurt Rogahn, NAMI
Emily Blomme, Foundation 2
Kathy Johnson, Abbe Center (tentative)

These facilities and citizens seeking treatment rely heavily on government support. May is Mental Health Month, so it’s a great time to learn how Iowa takes care of its own.


(registration is greatly appreciated, however not mandatory.)

CLICK Below to connect to the Zoom meeting

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85954669255?pwd=TXU3UE9laE8vMEdlaUdkZEVBeWJjdz09

Audio only:

312 626 6799
Meeting ID: 859 5466 9255
Passcode: 722416

Liz Mathis, Iowa State Senator from Linn County since 2011, was a journalist for 22 years and now works for child welfare and behavioral health agency that helps troubled kids and their families. She is the ranking member on the Human Resources Committee and Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. She also serves on the Agriculture, Appropriations, Commerce, and Veterans Affairs Committees.

She has been awarded the Corridor Business Journal’s “Women of Influence” and “Most Influential” awards. She was also named to Governing Institute’s Women in Government Leadership Class of 2019.

Due to our speaker’s schedule at the legislature, LWVLC has moved our
First-Saturday-Of-The-Month Program to the second Saturday for May 8th, 2021,



May 8
10:00 am - 12:00 pm