February 2018

      The Virginia General Assembly started up on January 10th , so we will be very busy attending the Roundtable every Wednesday and then contacting various legislative members and or their staff. The first Roundtable  this year was held on 1/17/2018. )
       Of particular attention this year are ERA ratification, Equal Pay and redistricting.
February 7th is State Lobby Day. AAUW members will be coming from across the state and there will be a lunch afterward at the Berkeley Hotel. (Map) Some of our members will be hosting out of town attendees.

Upcoming Events:

EVENT:  February 2018 GR-AAUW Branch Meeting
DATE/TIME:  Saturday, February 10, 2018     11:00 a.m – 12:15 p.m. 
2244 John Rolfe Pkwy, Henrico, VA 23233  Map
PROGRAM: A beginning chair yoga class. Wear comfortable clothes.
Class fee: $1 per member. Limit 25 in class.
RSVP Georgiana Ball at balloeg@gmail.com

New Events:

EVENT: Cocktails & Convos event of 2018.  AAUW Social/Networking event and is open to interested public to learn about our organization and activities.
DATE/TIME: Thursday, February 22, 2018     6:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m. 
LOCATION: Travinia Italian Kitchen  Website
21601 Willow Lawn Drive. Richmond, VA 23234  Map
Contact: Please R.S.V.P. to Georgiana Ball by 2/19 at  agmball@gmail.com 

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