50th Anniversary

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Apr. 4 - Equal Pay Day cookie sales
Apr. 6 - Complementary and IntegrativeMedicine, Community Center, 7-9 pm
May 21 - Election, installation and Named Gift Honoree award

Upcoming events at AAUW's partner organizations

Apr. 4 - SRJC/Aqus Lecture Series, Aqus Cafe, 7 pm 

See articles in newsletter for more information or click the item. Make your reservations now!

Celebrate National Gender Equality Day
with our Unequal Cookie Sale

Tuesday, April 4th is National Gender Equality Day.
Look for our Unequal Cookie Sales in town.

From 10-2 we will be selling unequal cookies at SRJC.
Students there are very excited about participating in the sale and have planned a large publicity effort. $1 gets a woman a whole cookie and a man 78% of one. We will also provide information on how to negotiate a salary.

From 3-4:00 (or until the cookies are gone) we will be selling cookies in front of Eliott James Salon, 113 Washington, next to Kentucky St. 

Deborah Katz and Susy McGovern, co-owners, are so supportive of this event as a learning experience for the largest volume of foot traffic all day - teens! A special thanks to the 20 members who have volunteered to make and sell cookies. Look for photos of both events on Facebook.
Pat Riley, President Elect

AAUW presents our April Program
Please mark your calendar and invite your friends to join us!

Complementary and Integrative Medicine:
The Future of Comprehensive Healthcare

April 6, 2017 from 7-9 pm
Petaluma Community Center • 320 N McDowell Blvd.

Speakers Include:

* Pat Riley, RN MS - moderator and brief overview

* Fasih Hameed, MD, ABIHM Associate Medical Director, Director of Wellness & Integrative Medicine, Petaluma Health Center 

* Dr. Trish Hiserote, DO, Kaiser Permanente

* Scott Miller, MA,  Meditation Trainer, Kaiser Permanente

* Raymond Dougherty - Director of Chaplaincy Services for Kaiser Permanente

* Helen Loorya - patient story

If a non-mainstream practice is used together with conventional medicine, it’s considered “complementary.” There are many definitions of “integrative” health care, but all involve bringing conventional and complementary approaches together in a coordinated way.

Threshold Choir, a network of a cappella choirs of primarily women's voices will also join us (Marin group). Their songs are simple messages of love, life and heart. They call and connect to the human
spirit in all of us. 
Patricia Souza, Program VP


Tech Trek Volunteers Needed!

Can you be a dorm mom, classroom monitor, or newspaper donor?

The Tech Trek camp at Sonoma State is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions during the week of camp, June 18 to 24, 2017:

Dorm Moms - Tech Trek’s in loco matris, you will provide the emotional foundation these girls-becoming-women need while on their Tech Trek adventure. You are both advocates and enforcers – looking out for the girls’ best interests and representing their needs, making sure they get where they need to be and do what they need to do, having fun, following the rules and staying safe. More detailed information can be found at http://www.aauw-ca.org/documents/2016/10/tech-trek-dorm-mom-position-description.pdf.

Classroom Monitors - Spend the day in the Tech Trek classrooms providing additional support and supervision for the campers. This would be a great way to contribute for anyone wanting to support Tech Trek, or a good introduction for anyone thinking about becoming a Tech Trek Dorm Mom.  

Please collect newspapers for Tech Trek Sonoma’s annual Build It event in which the campers are challenged to build something from newspaper. Previous creations have included a soccer stadium, a ferris wheel, and a throne sturdy enough to hold an adult.
Sheila Garvey

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In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks diverse membership.
There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin or disability.


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