April 2018

to our newly elected GRAAUW Board officers
Co-presidents Dulce Lawrence and Jacquie Johnson


      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. Calendar of Roundtable events.
       Of particular attention this year are ERA ratification, Equal Pay and redistricting.

Upcoming Events:

EVENT: April 2018 GR-AAUW Branch Meeting
DATE/TIME:  Tuesday, April 10, 2018     7:30 p.m
LOCATION: St. Matthias Episcopal Church
11300 W Huguenot Road, Midlothian, VA 23113  Map

PROGRAM: “Art for Everyone: Engaging the Community in the Creative Process”
SPEAKER: Stefanie Fedor, Executive Director, Visual Arts Center
RSVP Georgiana Ball at balloeg@gmail.com

EVENT: Cocktails and Convos
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, April 23, 2018 6:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Southern Railway Tap Website Map
100 S 14th St, Richmond, VA 23219

PROGRAM: A Greater Richmond AAUW — A Social Networking Event Please join fellow members and any interested non-members for a social evening. No program, just a casual time to get to know members better or to meet prospective members. Please reach out and invite those who are interested in joining our branch!
Please RSVP by April 19 for table headcount to Georgiana Ball

2018 AAUW of Virginia CONFERENCE!!
April 20-22

EVENT: 2018 AAUW of Virginia Conference
DATE/TIME:  April 20-22, 2018     
LOCATION: Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel
425 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704        Map

Sign up:  To regisister
Link  https://aauw-va.aauw.net/conference

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