50th Anniversary

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Want to be in the Gold Book?
Renew Your Membership By September 30!

Deadline for inclusion in the Gold Book is September 30th, so please renew your membership before that date. The Gold Book is a great resource for all members and especially valuable when it’s time to update members with all the great, upcoming, AAUW events.

Click here to renew online or send a check ($87.00) to Eileen Simard, 1920 Turtle Creek Way, Petaluma, 94954.
  • Be sure to let your friends know about “Shape the Future.” This promotion allows a new member to receive ½ off national dues if she/he attends a public or mission based AAUW event. 
  • The “Give a Grad” program allows any AAUW member to grant a free, one year membership to a recent college graduate.
So be sure to spread the word so we can work together to support the equity and education of women and girls.
Dianne Trumpy, Co-VP Membership
Update Gold Book Infomation - Sept. 30 deadline
Does your contact information in the Gold Book need to be corrected or updated? Please contact Membership VP Eileen Simard
See articles in newsletter for more information. Make your reservations now!

Upcoming branch events 
Oct. 4 - Candidate forums: Petaluma City Schools (6:00) & City Council (7:15)
Nov. 19 - Joint AAUW-Village Network program on reverse mortgages

Upcoming events at nearby AAUW branches
Oct. 7 - AAUW Santa Rosa Speaker Series: Author Alison Bass on "Getting Screwed: Sex Workers and the Law" 

Upcoming events at partner organizations
Oct. 15 - SRJC Community Open House - Lumafest
Nov. 16 - Committee on the Shelterless (COTS) fundraiser breakfast, 8 to 9 am


For over 50 years our branch, often partnering with the League of Women Voters and the Argus Courier, has provided an opportunity for the community to get a feel for the candidates running for local offices. This year on Tuesday, October 4, we will feature candidates for the Petaluma City Schools Board of Trustees and the Petaluma City Council.

Please help spread the word about the forum and join us for what will be an interesting evening.


hosted by
AAUW Petaluma
League of Women Voters of Sonoma County
Petaluma Argus Courier

 When:  Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016
Where:  Petaluma City Hall Council Chambers, 11 English St.
6-7:00 p.m.
Petaluma Joint Union High School District Trustee candidates

  •  Mary S. Johnson
  •  Frank Lynch
  •  Ellen Webster
Petaluma City Council
  •  Mike Healy
  •  Gabe Kearney
  •  Kathy Miller
  •  Bill Wolpert

Pam Granger, Public Policy Committee Chair


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Mission Statement

AAUW advances equity for women and girls, through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. View thisvideoon 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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