May 2015

EVENT: Annual Branch Banquet: Women in the Arts
DATE/TIME: Sat, May 16,  11:30 a
LOCATION: At Amuse Restaurant of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
PROGRAM TOPIC: Women in the Arts

SUMMER  2015
There are no regular branch meetings during the summer.
However, this summer is packed with interesting and important special activities!

Announcements of upcoming events and activities:

EVENT: AAUW VA summer conference
DATE/TIME: July 18, 10:30-4:30
LOCATION: Clarion Hotel  in the Historic District,
351 York Street, Williamsburg, Virginia.
  • Leadership,
  • Managing Volunteers,
  • Email Management and
  • Public Policy for Branches.
A message from Sandy Lawrence (sandyaauw@juno.com )  and Patsy Quick (pnquick@cox.net ):
Dear Branch members,

Having trouble finding leaders?
Hyperventilating about all that email you receive?
Interested in alternative ways to lead a branch?

We invite you and your members to attend the
The AAUW of Virginia Summer Leaders Meeting
July 18, 10:30-4:30
Clarion Hotel Historic District
351 York Street
Williamsburg, Virginia.
Gain a fresh understanding of leadership!
  • Form carpools with your members and meet us there from 10:30-4:30.
  • Lunch will be a Deluxe Salad Bar that includes
    • salads of various kinds with soup and bread, costing $20 per person.
  • The session topics will include
    • Leadership,
    • Managing Volunteers,
    • Email Management &
    • Public Policy for Branches.  
  • The session will be interactive, with time for networking.
  • Members interested in all aspects of AAUW are encouraged to attend.
1) Let Carol Stephens or Marian Siegla know that you plan to go by July 1, 2015.
2) Please also mail  your check for registration made to AAUW of VA for $20 per person            (lunch) by July 1, 2015 to
Carol Stephens
(Address in the Branch Directory)
Mark your calendars! 

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Candidates for the 2015–17 AAUW Board of Directors
It’s time to meet the candidates! When voting opens on April 15, members will select the AAUW president, vice president, and 10 directors. It’s your AAUW, so learn about the candidates and make your voice count. Vote online here:

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for 2015 AAUW National Convention!

Registration is now open for the 2015 AAUW National Convention! Will you be the first to join the wave headed to sunny California next June?  Register today to take advantage of Best Value rates.

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