DOV General Meetings

The general meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at the Oro Valley Public Library located at the corner of La Canada and Naranja Drive.

Arrive at 6:45 PM to socialize. The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.

The meetings are open to the public at no cost. There are always interesting guest speakers and programs. So come, bring a friend, and enjoy the company of your like-minded neighbors!

Monday, October 9,2017

We welcome Betty Stauffer from Literacy Connects; A collaborative literacy project facilitated by United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona’s third grade reading partnership. Literacy Connects works collectively with five local school districts, Tucson Unified School District (TUSD), Flowing Wells Unified School District (FWSD), Sunnyside Unified School District (SUSD) and Sahuarita School District, and Ajo School District to implement proven strategies to increase third grade reading scores.

Future General Meeting speakers and programs

  • Monday, November 13,2017: Greer Warren on Arizona Civics.

Previous General Meeting speakers and programs

  • Dr. Jeffrey Kargel, Senior Research Scientist at the University of Arizona, spoke at our September meeting.
  • David Garcia, candidate for Governor of Arizona, spoke at our August meeting.
  • A.J. Flick, spoke on her journey "Journalist to Activist" at our July meeting.
  • Steve Farley, 2018 Gubernatorial candidate, spoke on his plans for Arizona, at the June meeting.
  • Our April meeting featured Brian Bickel who spoke on the up-coming redistricting and how to prepare for it.
  • Dustin Williams, Pima County Superintendent of Schools, spoke at our March meeting.
  • At our February meeting, Robert Hertzog, a retired Indiana University Associate Professor of Communication, who lives in Tucson, spoke on "Propaganda and Fake News."
  • We had a lively group addressing postcards, and learning how to Request to Speak at the State Legislature at our January meeting.
  • Jo Holt, the Chair of the Pima County Democratic Party, recapped the election at the November meeting.
  • Dustin Williams, candidate for County School Superintendent, spoke at our September meeting.