March Meeting: Annual Branch Meeting and Potluck
Date: Monday, 3/18/2019
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: Raven Landing Building 4 Commons Room
Agenda: “Things We Do: A Year of AAUW Activities”
Our 82nd annual meeting will include election of branch officers for 2019-20, update on Equal Pay Day and Scholarships, and Financial Report. Need suggestions for potluck dish? Call Rita or Brenda. Please also bring serving utensils.
(When the Feb newsletter was sent out, we had not yet confirmed the meeting location. It will be held in the Conference Room at Noel Wien Library. It is at end of hallway to the right of the Auditorium.
February Meeting: Economic Security and the Work Smart Program
Please join us on Saturday, February 23, 11am-noon, Location: Conference Room at Noel Wien Library. Topic: Economic Security and the Work Smart program. This is a national effort of AAUW for women to negotiate their financial futures and to eliminate the gender pay gap–for good. In addition to viewing a 6 minute video we’ll have the opportunity to sign up for the online 1 hour 10 minute Work Smart program which can be stopped and started at any time. We’ll also be setting some goals for our branch.
Invite young friends to join in this program. Open to all women and they do not need to be AAUW members.
American Association of University Women-Fairbanks Branch
Saturday 11/17, 11 am to 12:30 am
Noel Wien Library Conference Room
Legislative update on women and family issues
Mercedes Colbert, Chief of Staff for Representative Scott Kawasaki
All are welcome, coffee/tea/scones provided
AAUW’s mission is advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. The Fairbanks branch was established in 1936 and area women and men are involved in activities that support national AAUW programs, promote awareness of public policy issues, and support both local and national women scholarships/fellowships through our fundraising efforts.
Bring a Friend to Brunch!
AAUW Fall Membership Brunch
Saturday, October 27 at 10:30am
Fairbanks Resource Agency (FRA)
805 Airport Way
Join us for a casual brunch potluck where members reconnect and our guests hear about AAUW. Membership Chair, Carla Willetto, will share AAUW programs and policy after we enjoy good food and good company at the Fairbanks Resource Agency.
Also, half price memberships for new members will be available since the meeting is open to the public.
Directions to FRA is to go south on Gillam Street from Airport, turn right at the first intersection which is 14th Ave, and turn into the second driveway. The address is on Airport but access is from 14th St across from Mary Siah.
Monday September 17, 2018 6-7:30 pm
For a social kick-off
Ursa Major Distilling, 2922 Parks Highway
This is an opportunity to reconnect with fellow branch members,
make new friends and learn about AAUW,
Bring a friend!
May Meeting: Wine, Cheese and Chocolate
Date: Monday, May 21
Place: Home of Brenda Birdsall, 1015 8th Ave. ( phone: 388-0557)
Annual April Scholarship Luncheon
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Location: Raven Landing Multipurpose Room, 1222 Cowles Street (located in main community center, first door on the left after the main room, watch for signs)
Buffet Lunch $20.00 (includes Gratuity) you may pay at the luncheon
RSVP by April 12th to Brenda Birdsall
IMPORTANT - CATERER NEEDS HEAD COUNT BY APRIL 12TH