League of Women Voters PBC to Host Two Free Zoom Events in February

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Jan. 20, 2022 - PRLog -- (West Palm Beach, FL – January 20, 2022) The League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County (LWVPBC) today invited concerned adults to two timely, informative, and FREE Zoom events next month:

Wednesday, February 16 at Noon

Hot Topic Discussion:

Penny Sales Tax Update

Guest Speaker:

Sherry Brown
, Director of Palm Beach County's Office of Financial Management and Budget, who will discuss the impact of the penny sales tax increase, both now and going forward. She has worked in Governmental Finance since 1996, including 16 years for the City of West Palm Beach and, since 2012, for Palm Beach County, where she is responsible for the County's $6 billion budget, fixed assets, debt management, collections, contract development, etc.

Link to Connect:


Thursday, February 24 at 7 pm

Spotlight Event

Environmental Pollutants vs. Human Health:

And the winner is….

Co-hosted by the Sierra Club Loxahatchee Group and the League of Women Voters of Palm Beach County, this panel presentation will include:

+ Ankush Bansal, MD is a traveling hospitalist board certified in Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine and is currently Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Florida International University in Miami. The Governor-Elect of the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Bansal is the -founder and co-chair of Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, co-founder of Climate Reality Project Palm Beach (now part of the Boca chapter), a board member of the Florida Physicians for Social Responsibility, a COP participant with the Global Climate & Health Alliance, and a Climate for Health Ambassador. His professional interests are preventive medicine through lifestyle change and climate change. Based in Delray Beach, he is the 2021 Physician "Hero" for the Palm Beach County Medical Society.

Available for Interview:

Kathi Gundlach, LWVPBC President


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