50th Anniversary

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Warning - Phone Scam Targeting AAUW Members
We have been notified that one of our former members was the subject of a phone scam that referenced AAUW specifically.  
Please note: If you ever receive a call that solicits funds directly for AAUW…..HANG UP.
NEVER give your credit card information to anyone who calls you.

See articles below for more information. Make your reservations now!

Upcoming branch events
Dec. 5, 12:00, AAUW-Petaluma Holiday Luncheon
(reservation deadline: Nov. 30)

Jan. 19, 1:30, "My Care My Plan" program

Special events of partner organizations
Dec. 2-19, Concerts at Santa Rosa Junior College


Saturday, December 5, 2015
Time to make your reservation for the Holiday Luncheon

"A Child's Christmas in Petaluma"

Make your reseration now!

Nov. 30 is the reservation deadline*

Collette Michaud, founder and CEO of the Sonoma Children's Museum,
will be the luncheon speaker.

12:00-12:30 No Host Bar, lunch at 12:30, at Cattlemen's Restaurant.
All entrees are $25 (tax & tip included).

Lunch includes salad, bread, beans, mashed potatoes, coffee & tea, dessert.

Entree choices
Salmon with dill sauce
Top Sirloin Steak
Lemon Herb Chicken
Pesto Spinach and Cheese Ravioli (vegetarian)

We will also be collecting new toys to give to two organizations
To Make "A Child's Christmas in Petaluma" a little brighter

Toy Donations for TOYS FOR TOTS: Ages 1-5
Toy Donations for CHRISTMAS CHEER: Ages 6-13

*Please send your $25 check and entre choice to:
Susan Kraemer, 241 Simon Drive, Petaluma 94952

January Program:


Save the date for our first program in the New Year – “My Care My Plan”, discussing and completing an Advance Health Care Directive on Tuesday, January 19, from 1:30 to 3:30 at Lucchesi Community Center.  Family and friends welcome. 

Find out how to make your health care wishes known through thoughtful advance care planning. Get ideas for starting and continuing the conversation about your wishes with your family, loved ones, and health care providers. Learn how to complete a strong advance health care directive that best represents what you want.

There will be flyers available at the Holiday Luncheon. RSVP requested to Kathy Nieberding, 762-8864 or kniebs@yahoo.com.

Upcoming Concerts at SRJC (Santa Rosa Campus, with one exception)


  • SRJC Jazz Combos, Dec. 2, 7:30 pm
  • Applied Music Honors Recital, Dec. 4, 4:00 pm
  • Sibelius 2nd Symphony, Dec. 8, 7:30 pm
  • Regina Coeli - Winter Choral Concert, Dec. 9, 7:30 pm
  • Italian Songs and Arias, Dec. 10, 3:30 pm
  • Jazz Night, Dec. 11, 7:30 pm
  • Applied Music Final Recital, Dec. 11, 12:30 pm
  • SRJC & SSU Joint Bands Concert, Dec. 12, 7:30 pm (at Weill Hall, SSU)
  • Redwood Empire Sing-Along Messiah, Dec. 19, 7:30 pm
Cost: $5 - $10  (what a deal!)
For some events, tickets can be purchased online.

For more information about these events, see the SRJC Concert Calendar at http://www.santarosa.edu/music/concerts.php
~ Doris Tolks 


Each election cycle AAUW Petaluma works togetherwith the League of Women Voters to hold forums on local candidates and issues. Belowyou can view last spring's Tax Election Forum moderatedby AAUW member Pam Granger.

Click here for additional information about our Public Policy Program.

Click here for information about ongoing projects with other organizations in the Petaluma community

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Mission Statement

AAUW advances equity for women and girls, through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. View this video on the history and mission of AAUW nationwide.

Diversity Statement

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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