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CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

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Upcoming branch events
September 15 - Fall Social, 1:30 - 4:00, Community Center
October 6 - New Member Meeting, 2:00, 29 Caulfield Court
October 26 -Travel Program "Volunteerism Abroad," 10:00, Library

Upcoming events at nearby AAUW branches
October - Healdsburg Fall Forum: British Revolutions and Understanding Russia
October 5, 6, and 27 - AAUW Fund Luncheons

We have an opportunity to meet some of the 30 AAUW Fellows and Grant recipients studying in California in 2019-2020 at three AAUW Fund Luncheons. All three October luncheons are from noon to 3 p.m., with check-in at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $45 per person. Register early online HERE. Or mail check/credit card information to AAUW CA, 1331 Garden Highway, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95833.

Saturday, October 5, 2019: Basque Cultural Center, 599 Railroad Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080. RSVP by September 20, 2019.

Sunday, October 6, 2019: Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, Danville, CA 94526. RSVP by September 20, 2019.

Sunday, October 27, 2019: Old Ranch Country Club, 3901 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740. RSVP by October 11, 2019.

DETAILS FROM NEWSLETTER
UPCOMING PROGRAM: SEPTEMBER SOCIAL
It’s a Celebration!

Sunday, September 15, 1:30-4:00 p.m.
Petaluma Community Center
 


Join us in CELEBRATING the accomplishments of Women and Girls in Sonoma County.
  • Engage with our scholarship winners and hear about their experiences at Tech Trek, the AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, SSU. and SRJC.
  • Hear about our upcoming programs, scheduled speakers, and growth opportunities.  
  • Celebrate with old friends.  
  • Make new friends!
  • Share your knowledge and experience with tomorrow’s leaders.
  • Connect with members who serve in community leadership roles.
  • Start or join a new Interest Section
  • Win a FABULOUS Door Prize !!!!
  • Bring a guest!

Volunteers Needed

We need 2 more volunteers to assist Hospitality with set up and break down at the Fall Social. Please contact Norma Jean Walsh if you can help: normawalsh28@gmail.com Thanks!

October Program:  Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m., Travel Program at the Petaluma Library. Save the Date!
Kris U'Ren, Program VP

 

"A Woman's Place Is in the Polling Booth"

100 Year Suffrage Anniversary T-Shirts
Available Now

Petaluma AAUW is joining with the League of Women Voters and other Women's groups to raise awareness about 2020!

What is so special about 2020? It will be the 100th anniversary of Women's
Suffrage.

You, too, can be a "walking billboard" and let people know about this important milestone.

If you would like to purchase a shirt - $20

Call Pam Granger at 707-318-9138 or email pgranger@comcast.net or ...

Get your T-shirt at the Fall Social !

We have all sizes in v-neck and crew neck on order and some in stock!



President's Message

Michele Meyer Welcome to the beginning of a very celebratory year. 2020 is the 100th anniversary of Women’s right to vote. Look for more in the coming months.

As always our board has been working diligently over the summer- organizing delightful programs, changing the accounting system, planning fundraisers, updating member lists, beginning to organize the Gold Book, soliciting ads, ordering T-shirts to sell and more -- all this to prepare an interesting, informative, and fun year for all of our members. Please try to attend as many programs and events as possible. You will reap the added reward of visiting with friends you may not have seen in a while and meeting other members. Look to the Programs notice for the exciting events coming this year.

We were pleased to send several girls to Tech Trek, the weeklong STEM camp, this summer. We also sponsored an SRJC student to go to the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) in Washington in June.

A couple of board positions are still open. We need a President Elect to sit in on board meetings and observe, in order to prepare to take on the position next year. We would also like someone to take on the Public Policy Chair position, Pam Granger is willing to mentor!

The AAUW State Convention will be held in Northern California this year: April 17-19, at the SF Airport Westin Hotel.

I'm looking forward to seeing you at our first program of the 2019-2020 year--the September Celebration (Fall Social).
Michele Meyer, President


 

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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