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CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS

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Upcoming branch events 
April 18, 7 p.m.  April meeting at the Petaluma Library
- Election of officers for the 2018-2019 year
- Program: New Library Offerings, Tech, and More

May 20, 3 p.m. - Installation of Officers at the Community Center

Upcoming events at nearby AAUW branches
March and April - Healdsburg AAUW Forum Classes (see newsletter)
May 12 - AAUW Leadership Training Program, Novato (see newsletter)

 
April Program
Petaluma Library:  A Free Program!
April 18 at 7 p.m.

New library offerings, technology, and much more

AAUW members are asked to arrive a little early as we will have a brief business meeting to vote on our slate of officers for next year.

 
As you know the library is not just for books!
  • We will learn about new databases and what they can provide for us
  • Together at the Table, an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) -funded program through which Sonoma County Library encourages our community to come together to voice thoughts and opinions on important topics with decision makers.
  • The Regional Parks Discovery Pack
  • Eprint
  • How to download movies and books Special events such as Master Gardener talks, Tax Preparation, and guest speakers
  • Healthy Living at your Library (classes)

Bring a friend and join us at the Library. Special thanks to our member Jan Everidge and Librarian Emma Wendel for coordinating this program.
Patricia Souza, VP Program 

2018 – PETALUMA AAUW NON-EVENT FUNDRAISER

THIS ANNUAL NON-EVENT FUNDRAISER
BENEFITS NATIONAL AND LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN.

PETALUMA AAUW APPRECIATES YOUR SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT WITH ANY DONATION AMOUNT. PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY,
EDUCATION IS THE GIFT OF A LIFETIME!

Did you know that 2018 is the
 150th Anniversary, 1868: Susan B. Anthony, Parker Pillsbury, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton published the first edition of The Revolution; its motto: “Men, their rights and nothing more; Women, their rights and nothing less!”
(Photo: Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony)

100th Anniversary, 1918: Annette Adams was the first female assistant United States attorney general, “...The highest judicial position any woman in the world had ever held.”

50th Anniversary, 1968: Shirley Chisholm was
the first African American woman elected to congress. four years later, she became the first major party black candidate to make a bid for the U. S. Presidency.

A reminder for designating the destination for your donation:
  • Checks written to AAUW Funds will go to Named Gift Honoree, AAUW National for scholarships, Legal Advocacy, and other national programs. These donations are Tax Deductible.
  • If you wish your donation to go to Sonoma State University make your check out to Sonoma State University Foundation with Petaluma AAUW on the memo line. These donations are Tax Deductible.
  • Donations for SRJC should be made out to SRJC Foundation with Petaluma AAUW written on the memo line. These donations are Tax Deductible.
  • For undesignated funds, checks may be made out to Petaluma AAUW Funds and will go to SSU, SRJC and local scholarships. These are Not Tax Deductible.
If you  received the mailed request for donations, please use the return envelope to Mary Ann Kendall. If not, please send donations to Mary Ann Kendall, 803 Marylyn Circle, Petaluma, CA 94954Donations are accepted February through April 2018.

 

Programs for the Rest of 2018

March 5 at 7-8:30 p.m., Petaluma Arts Center
Women’s History Month
Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)

March 7 at 7 p.m., Raven Film Center, 415 Center Street, Healdsburg
Santa Rosa and Healdsburg AAUW are jointly sponsoring a special program (film and panel discussion) -- Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery in Plain Sight.
Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, go to www.healdsburg-ca.aauw.net.

April 18 at 7 p.m., Petaluma Library
New library offerings, technology, more

May 20 at 3:00 p.m., Community Center
Installation, Named Gift


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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