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We are excited to announce our October meeting! We hope you will join us as we hear from our special guest speaker, Cindy Hewitt, Executive Director of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.

Meeting Details
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 5:30PM
Location: Huntsville First United Methodist Church
120 Greene St., Huntsville, AL 35801
Wesley Center Building entrance on Greene Street & Randolph Street
Small Dining Room on 2nd Floor (elevator available)
Itinerary:
Registration @ 5:30PM
Meal Served @ 6:00PM
Speaker @ 6:20PM
Branch Business @ 7:00PM
Adjourn @ 7:30PM

Please use the link below for Registration & Dinner Ticket (Cost $21):
http://aauwhuntsville.square.site/
Deadline to register is 12PM on 10/1
*Members who wish to register and pay by check, please contact Lois Guendel by text/call/email @ #256-520-4038/lois.guendel@gmail.com

Speaker: Cindy Hewitt, Executive Director Huntsville-Madison County Public Library
Speaker Topic: “Huntsville’s 21st Century Library”
Speaker Bio: Cindy Hewitt is the Executive Director of the 10-branch Huntsville-Madison County Public Library System. She was appointed Executive Director in July of 2021 after serving as Interim Executive Director since October 2020. Cindy has served the library for 12 years with prior roles as the Deputy Director and Branch Manager of the Monrovia Public Library. During her tenure as Director in the midst of the COVID pandemic, she developed and executed the phased reopening of the library, the opening of the new North Huntsville Public Library and the opening of the new South Huntsville Public Library. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia and Masters of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama. Before joining public library, she was the librarian at Westminster Christian Academy for 15 years. She and her husband, Ken have lived in the Huntsville area for 29 years and raised their two children here. She is committed to serving our community through her role as Library Director and sees the public library as an essential part of the infrastructure that is needed to sustain a healthy and thriving society.

We look forward to seeing you there!
AAUW Huntsville


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“The Importance of Civic Engagement in Democracy”
Speaker: Kathy Jones

Kathy is an Alabama native originally from Birmingham. She worked as a space flight systems engineer and project manager at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, until retiring in 2016. In the summer of 2017, with the guidance of the League of Women Voters of Alabama, Kathy established and led the Tennessee Valley Local League, as well as serving as its Voter Services Director until the summer of 2020. She served as the state League Secretary for 2019-2021 and currently serves as the President of the LWV State League and considers herself very fortunate to collaborate with amazing and strong women and men dedicated to carrying out the work of the League to make Democracy Work for Alabama!
We are excited to announce our first in person branch meeting of the fall! We hope you will join us in celebrating our 50 year AAUW honorary life members!

Meeting Details
Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 @ 5:30PM
Location: Huntsville First United Methodist Church
120 Greene St., Huntsville, AL 35801
Wesley Center Building entrance on Greene Street & Randolph Street
Small Dining Room on 2nd Floor (elevator available)
Menu: Lemon herb chicken thighs, roasted broccoli, mashed potatoes, bread and butter, and tea. Vegetarian: same meal minus chicken. Catered by Good Company Cafe.

Registration & Dinner Ticket (Cost $21):
Deadline to register is 12PM on 9/2 (those who don’t order by this date cannot count on eating)

Itinerary:
Registration @ 5:30PM
Meal Served @ 6:00PM
Speaker @ 6:30PM
Branch Business @ 7:00PM
50 Year Honorary member recognition
Budget
Adjourn @ 7:30PM