BRANCH PROGRAMS 2019-2020
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Fall Meeting with Guest Speaker (R$)
Saturday, October 26th, 2019 11:00am
Allen County Main Public Library, Room A
At the Fall Meeting we will celebrate “All Things Books”. We will feature a guest speaker, Heather Allen, who has written a book about a relative’s experience in Cambodia during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Following her presentation, we will celebrate our Book and Great Decisions Interest Groups. A box lunch will be provided. Guests are always welcome!
Holiday Brunch & Silent Auction (R$)
Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:30am
Pine Valley Country Club, 10900 Pine Mills Road, Fort Wayne
join us (and bring a guest) as we continue our annual tradition of celebrating the holidays with fellowship, music, catching up with friends, meeting new ones and participating in our silent auction to further AAUW’s mission. Please consider the contribution of a basket or individual items to include in the silent auction.
Our guest speaker will be one of the students from Purdue University Fort Wayne who was sponsored by our AAUW Branch to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) this past spring. She will provide highlights of the leadership training information that was gained at this nationally recognized Conference.
This year as part of our 80th anniversary, we will also be celebrating the history of our partnership with other organizations in our community, such as the League of Women Voters, the YWCA, the Women’s Bureau, who work diligently to improve the quality of life for women and girls
Annual Meeting & Recognition Luncheon (R$)
Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:30am
Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana Service Center, 10008 Dupont Circle Dr., E, Fort Wayne, 46825
The Fort Wayne Branch of AAUW will hold our annual meeting and recognize those individuals and groups in our branch who have been singled out for special mention. An election of our new officers will also be held. In addition, a special report will be given from our Purdue University Fort Wayne Representative and AAUW Member, Melissa Gruys, Ph.D., Dean and Professor of Management, Doermer School of Business. She will give us an update on how the Start Smart workshop(s) have gone and feedback about the training.
This past spring our AAUW Branch sponsored two students from Purdue University Fort Wayne to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL). A presentation was previously made at the December meeting by one of the students. The second student who received our AAUW sponsorship will provide additional highlights at our meeting about the leadership training information that she gained from attending this exceptional Conference.
Spring Brunch (R$)
Saturday, May 16, 2020 9:30 am
Fort Wayne Country Club, 5221 Covington Road, Fort Wayne
This year’s program will be about the Hamilton Sisters and will feature guest speaker Ruth Tyndall Baker. Ruth is a writer, playwright, and retired educator. She has finished a play about the Hamilton Sisters. Her research has led to surprising facts about the family and she has now started writing a book about the Hamilton Sisters. Her presentation will feature a short reading from the play and details of the interesting work and contributions that were made to society by the sisters. This meeting is also the time for you to renew your membership for 2020-2021, so bring your checkbook!
Please watch the Bulletin and the Branch website for updates as well as further information about listed events. Suggestions are always welcome.
AAUW Reservations Chair: Eileen Fraser
Make checks payable to AAUW of Fort Wayne Branch
Send checks and event form to: Eileen Fraser, 9726 Silver Shore Ct., Ft. Wayne, IN 46804
If no fee, RSVP via phone: 348-8301 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- A check mailed to the Reservation Chair, Eileen Fraser, by the deadline serves as your reservation and confirmation for the event listed.
Please watch newsletter and/or our web site each month for updates as well as additional information regarding events!