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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

If you’ve never heard Nancy Rohr speak, you’ve missed out:  knowledgeable, always interesting, with a great, sometimes dry sense of humor.
Register at https://squareup.com/store/aauwhuntsville.

Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 pm, over by 7 pm. Covenant Presbyterian Fellowship Hall, 301 Drake Ave. SE. This is our last regular meeting before September!

Or reserve with Lois Guendel (lois.guendel@knology.net).

Here’s the menu for May:
Chicken Picante
Vegetarian TBD
Garden salad
Yellow squash with onions
Green beans
Ice cream bowl with toppings
Bread sticks, drinks
($17)


To view a preview of 2016-2017 Programs, click on this PDF link.


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2016 – 2017 Previous Meetings

April 4, 2017, Tuesday Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Welcome: 5:30 pm
Wrap Up: 7:00 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Program:  Welcome to the New Normal
These are unsettling times politically, and AAUW Huntsville Branch will bring the program “Welcome to the New Normal” with Adrienne van der Valk, Deputy Director of Teaching Tolerance at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to Huntsville April 4.

Ms. van der Valk will speak to the impact of the election on schools and the surge of hate incidents nationally, as reported to the SPLC. .

Cost for meal is $17.  Reservations are required and tickets may be purchased at https://squareup.com/store/aauwhuntsville.  The deadline to register is noon, April 2.  Branch members may arrange to pay in person by contacting Lois Guendel at lois.guendel@knology.net by the April 1 deadline. 

Menu:
Pot roast with carrots and potatoes
. Vegetarian (TBA)
. Garden salad
. Hash brown casserole
. Chocolate cake with topping
. Rolls, drinks

For questions, contact Tedi Gordon at tedi.gordon@athens.edu.

March Fundraiser

Breaking Through Barriers Luncheon

March 3, 2017 (Friday)

Measuring Success Through Perseverance:   A Luncheon Conversation with Dr. Jeanette Jones, Successful University Mentor, Botanist, Microbiologist and Researcher

Sponsored by AAUW Huntsville Branch, the Breaking through Barriers luncheon provides scholarships for local college women to attend NCCWSL, AAUW’S National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.

Info:  Barbara Price at 256-682-9184 or melvinprice@bellsouth.net

General Admission $45
Student Tickets $35
Tables $450
Tickets online by Feb. 28 or Mail checks to PO Box 762 Huntsville 35804 (Postmarked by Feb 24)

Donations accepted for Student Tickets
Breaking Through Barriers Flyer


February 7, 2017, Tuesday Dinner Meeting

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Dinner is $20. If you paid online with Square for our January meeting, you do not have to pay for this month’s dinner. Please RSVP Lois Guendel by February 5, 2017, at lois.guendel@knology.net, or 256-880-8643.

Menu:
Spanish Chicken, Saffron Rice, Penne Pasta with Roasted Vegetables, Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms, Rolls, Coffee & Tea, and Dessert

Click on the image, below, to enlarge the flyer.
AAUW Huntsville Branch February Meeting

January 7, 2017, Saturday Lunch Meeting

Canceled Due to Weather

Time:  11:00 am
Location:  Athens State University
Student Center Ballroom
300 North Beaty Street
Athens, AL 35611

Program:  Welcome to the New Normal
This program will feature Maureen Costello, Director of Teaching Tolerance at the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).  She will speak to the impact of the election on schools and the surge of hate incidents nationally, as reported to the SPLC.

Lunch is $20.  This link will take you to SquareUP so that you can pay for your lunch online. Please register by January 2.  You can also RSVP by calling or emailing Lois Guendel at 256-880-8643, or lois.guendel@knology.net.

For questions, contact Tedi Gordon at tedi.gordon@athens.edu.

December 6: Celebration and Holiday Party!

It’s that time of year! Please join us for the annual AAUW Huntsville Christmas party on Tuesday, December 6th. See the attached flyer for details.

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November 5 (Saturday) Meeting and Program

Want to get the scoop on K-12 Education? Join us Saturday, Nov. 5 as we welcome Trisha Powell Crane, CEO, Alabama School Connection.*
“Know the facts: Debunking the Myths of Education Policy”

Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 10:30 am
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Along with the program, we will conduct Branch Business: Treasurer’s Report and Budget (Beth Altenkirch); Fundraising Report (Barbara Price and Tawana Townsend); Membership Report (Ashley Williams & Ellie Lienau); Programs Update (June Wilson & Tedi Gordon)

Remember that we always look forward to your attendance – eating or not – but it helps to maintain our catering situation when most of us order a meal.

Please register for the meeting, program, and meal by 3 pm, the Thursday prior to the meeting (Nov. 3)Please click on this link to fill out the form online.

Menu:
From Zoe’s Catering:
Sandwiches: Chicken Salad and Pimento Cheese; Pita – Lean Turkey and Tuna Salad; Green Salad; Quinoa; Fruit Salad; YaYa Cake

*
“The Alabama School Connection (ASC) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing consistent, high-quality media coverage of K-12 education in Alabama. Our goal, simply put, is to propel public education into Alabama’s everyday conversations.
We are devoted to shining a light on the Alabama K-12 public education system in an effort to inform discussion about our schools among parents, teachers, students, educational administrators, policymakers and legislators. We believe that providing the platform (this web site) to allow all stakeholders to speak a common language and stay informed about issues surrounding and facing our public schools, our public education system will continue to improve.”

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October 4, 2016 Meeting and Program

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know it’s an Election Year, so what better time to have an election-themed meeting?  After all, It’s Your Vote!

Politics as (Un)Usual

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Program: Politics as (un)Usual: Candidates and Platforms with an Interactive Voter Guide Activity
We also hope to show the Breaking through Barriers video this month.

Please bring in October:  Toiletries that will be given to vulnerable women, girls, and families. They will be shared with the Alabama Nursing Association’s conference for a program they have running to help these women and families.  Hotel and full-size toiletries count!

Remember that we always look forward to your attendance – eating or not – but it helps to maintain our catering situation when most of us order a meal.

Please register for the meeting and program by Noon, the Sunday prior to the meeting.

Menu:
Crispy oven-baked chicken
Garden salad
Green beans
Vegetable medley
Carrot cake
Bread sticks, coffee, tea, water
Vegetarian option TBD
(All items are gluten free except cake)

AAUW Opportunities, Outreach, and Optimism for 2016-2017 Fall 2016 brings with it opportunities, outreach, and optimism for AAUW Huntsville members and friends. This year’s monthly programs will focus on research, education, advocacy, and philanthropy (REAP) to promote the well-being of women and girls in Alabama.

September 6, 2016 Meeting and Program

AAUW Huntsville Branch September (Welcome Back!) Meeting and Program!

NCCWSL & Tech Trek – What could be better?!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Covenant Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall
301 Drake Ave. SE, Huntsville, AL 35801

AAUW Opportunities, Outreach, and Optimism for 2016-2017 Fall 2016 brings with it opportunities, outreach, and optimism for AAUW Huntsville members and friends. This year’s monthly programs will focus on research, education, advocacy, and philanthropy (REAP) to promote the well-being of women and girls in Alabama.

Program: The September meeting gets us off to a good start by hearing the stories of young women who have had national and local opportunities to build their leadership skills but attending NCCWSL (National Collegiate Conference for Women Student Leaders). We will also view slides from Tech Trek, and hear from a camper and possibly a parent of a camper.

Our members will share the variety of opportunities for getting involved in a myriad of activities with like-minded women.

Please bring in September and October: Toiletries that will be given to vulnerable women, girls, and families. They will be shared with the Alabama Nursing Association’s conference for a program they have running to help these women and families. Hotel and full-size toiletries count!

Remember that we always look forward to your attendance – eating or not – but it helps to maintain our catering situation when most of us order a meal.

Please register for the meeting and program by Noon, the Sunday prior to the meeting.

Menu: Cheese, chicken, broccoli, rice casserole Vegetarian cheese broccoli rice (casseroles are gluten free) Garden salad Sugar snap peas Carrots Hummingbird cake – not gluten free Rolls, tea, coffee, water

Tech Trek Article

Want to read more about the Tech Trek experience? Click on this link to an article by the University of Alabama in Huntsville!  Also, crank up your speakers and view the slideshow (music credit: One Direction)!