TechTrek Professional Women's Night

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Upcoming AAUW Petaluma events
September 18 - September program: Fall Social, 1:30
October 13 - October program: Domestic Violence Awareness, 3:00
Other events of interest
Sept. 14 - California Election Day
Sept. 27 - Deadline for applications for SRJC Board of Trustees for Trustee Area 7 (Sebastopol to Sea Ranch)


Have you paid your annual AAUW membership dues?
If you want to be included in the 2021-2022 Gold Book, you need to renew your membership by September 30.
National Dues: $62
State Dues: $20
Branch Dues: $18
(Note: $59 of National dues are tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Please consult your financial advisor.)

Two Easy Ways to Renew:

1. Pay online by clicking on the secured personalized link in the e-invoice you received from National on May 24 and June 24 (Email from: “” Subject line: "AAUW Membership Renewal for Fiscal Year 2022."), or ask DeLores (Dee) Short to resend the e-invoice to you.

 Pay by check by mailing a check for $100 payable to "AAUW Petaluma Branch" to DeLores Short, PO Box 2537, Petaluma, CA 94953.


AAUW Safe Meeting Guidelines
Follow all state and local guidance. It is expected that anyone who is not fully vaccinated will wear a mask and maintain physical distance at all times.
  1. Stay home if you are feeling sick.
  2. Activities,when possible, may be transitioned outdoors.
  3. If activities are held indoors, distanced seating with adequate space and ventilation should be practiced.
  4. Attendees should have masks ready and, if requested, wear them.
  5. Carpool with vaccinated riders only, masked if requested.


Fall Social - Save the Date

Date: Saturday, September 18, 2021
Time: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lucchesi Park Community Center, 320 N. McDowell Blvd

Come and join us as we have our "4F" kick off for the year, looking Forward to the new year - Tech Trek speakers, scholarship awardees, preview of coming programs, Food, Fun & games, and of course Friends!

We will be making things as safe as possible, and you can help in that effort by letting us know if you are planning to join us either in person or via Zoom. Please send an response by September 5 to let us know, using this email address with "September Social" in the subject line. Last-minute information will still be helpful.

We are looking forward to seeing you and potential new members. We ask that in-person attendees be vaccinated and be prepared to wear a mask indoors, other than when eating or drinking.

Co-VPs Programs - Rory Keller & Stefanie Capps


Special Election on September 14

As with any election, big or small, AAUW members have the opportunity and responsibility to have your say in how our state will be led.

Please be sure to vote on or before September 14, 2021. Encourage your family and friends to vote.

All voters will receive a mail-in ballot. If you have not received your ballot, click HERE to check that you are registered to vote with your current address.

If needed, you can also register and vote on Election Day. Click HERE to find your nearest Same Day Voter Registration location.

If you are mailing your mail-in ballot, it must be postmarked on or before Election Day, September 14th. No postage is necessary to send it.

You may also drop off your mail-in ballot to any polling place or ballot drop-off location in California by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Click HERE to find the closest ballot drop-off location near you.


Missed a Program?

Video recordings are available!

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There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, geographical location, national origin, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status.

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