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Upcoming branch events June 10 - Joint board potluck, 6:00
June 13 - New member meeting, 7:00
AAUW college partner events June 6 - Community Breakfast at SRJC
See you in September. Enjoy the summer.
Our next General Meeting will be the "Fall Social" on
Sunday, September 15, 2 - 4 p.m.
at the Community Center.




Annual dues notices have gone out by email.

Check your Inbox for a May 13 email from with the subject line, "AAUW Membership Renewal." Clicking on the text, "Click HERE to renew with your credit or debit card" will take you to a protected page on the national AAUW website with your personal membership renewal form.

The easiest way to renew your membership is by clicking through the invoice and paying online with your credit or debit card.

You can also pay by mailing your check in the amount of $97 to Eileen Simard at 1920 Turtle Creek Way, Petaluma, 94954. Please make the check payable to Petaluma AAUW.

Lost the email invoice? Contact Eileen (click here) for another copy.

New Member Meeting

Join us for a casual, fun evening to learn more about our AAUW branch. We will have a chance to get to know each other, explore opportunities, and hear about the important role AAUW plays in our community.

WHEN: Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Patricia's home, 29 Caulfield Court (on the east side)

Everyone is invited, as you may have decided this is the time to learn more about how to connect with our organization, how to find the right sections that interest you.

We will be meeting throughout the summer so plan to join us. Email me to be on an invitation list for our get-togethers as we won't have another AAUW newsletter until September. Bring a friend -- this is a great time to join.

Please RSVP so we will have plenty of refreshments!

Patricia Souza, (707) 921-8499,
Dea Steigner

President's Message

A few notes about AAUW topics:

From AAUW National:  Dues do not cover our annual budget. This financial issue has resulted in many staffing cuts. How can you help? AAUW received a grant of $500,000 from Coca Cola, with the stipulation we train 100,000 people by August 2019. To date 25,000 people, mostly outside of AAUW, have taken these online courses. Please take one of the courses yourself: Work Smart orStart Smart. Please send information about these courses to others so they can also take a course and help AAUW keep this grant.

State Conventions: If you would like to hear what went on at 2018 conventions, please follow link here.

Hope you all have a wonderful summer!

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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