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Attend our September Membership Tea

Plan to attend our Fall 2018 Membership Tea on Sunday, September 16, from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. There will be an interactive program, STEM and YOU, which will be held in the Mary Brown Bullock Science Center at Agnes Scott College (17 East Doughtery Street, Decatur, GA 30030). Do bring a friend along to enjoy the program and get acquainted with AAUW Atlanta Branch activities.

Please RSVP by September 8 to our Program Vice Presidents, Billie Collier or Betty Slater programs@aauwatlanta.org.  You can also respond via evite, which members should have received the last week of August.

Please note:  wear comfortable shoes as you will be moving around during this event.  And there will be wonderful refreshments to keep up your energy.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Don’t forget to submit your comments about the proposed national bylaws

Now through 11:59 p.m. ET on March 22, 2018, you can comment on the amendments recommended by the AAUW Governance Committee and AAUW Board of Directors and propose amendments that you’d like to see on the ballot for the AAUW vote this spring.

There are three proposed bylaws amendments to consider: 1. Staggered terms of office for AAUW Board of Directors on a 3-year rotation; 2. Membership requirement for AAUW Board of Directors; and 3. Degree requirement for membership in AAUW. It is easy to submit a comment by logging in and click on the proposal you wish to address.
Your name and location will be added when you submit your comments.

Our Branch has taken no official position on any of these proposals but review the rationales provided and support or reject any or all of them.

March 24th Branch Meeting

You will want to attend our March 24 meeting, to be held at the 57th Fighter Group Restaurant from 11 am to 1 pm.  Alison Spitz, Health and Wellness Manager at the International Rescue Committee Atlanta Office will be our speaker. She will address efforts to provide refugee and immigrant clients access to quality health education and health services.

The cost of luncheon is $20, cash or check. Please respond to the evite or email hospitality@aauwatlanta.org by March 19 to be part of this interesting program. The restaurant is located at 3829 Clairmont Road, Atlanta 30341. See you on Saturday, March 24!

February Branch Meeting

You already know we will be meeting on Saturday, February 3, at St. James United Methodist Church from 11 am to 1 pm. Here is some more information about the meeting.

The program features Staci Fox, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Southeast. Jason’s Deli will be providing assorted box lunches; cost will be $15.00, cash or check. You should have received an evite and please RSVP by Monday, January 29th.

St. James United Methodist Church is located at the corner of Peachtree Dunwoody Road and Loridans Drive. Use the Loridans Drive entrance to the back parking lot behind the church. Enter the far left door into the Sunday School building and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. We will gather in room 305-309.

Please join us for an informative meeting!

March meeting: Women’s Health

We are honored to have Dr. Benedict Benigno, a well-known and respected gynecologist, as our March 5, 2016, Branch meeting speaker. He will be talking about advances in treatment of gynecological cancer in women, a subject of great interest to our members and friends. A business meeting will precede Dr. Benigno’s presentation.

The meeting will be held at the Hilton Perimeter Suites located at 6120 Peachtree Dunwoody Road NE. We will have a buffet luncheon; cost of the luncheon is $20. If you have not already done so, please respond to your evite ASAP or call Hospitality chair Betty Arden if you have questions.

The hotel is located one block north of the intersection of Ham-mond Drive and Peachtree Dunwoody Rd.- Take Hammond Drive off 400 or 285 Peachtree Dunwoody Exit.

Time for Our Annual Legislative Update

Plan to attend our annual Legislative Update meeting on February 6. At this year’s meeting State Senator Elena Parent, who represents north and central DeKalb County, will be our speaker. Bring your questions about current legislation!

The meeting will be held at Nancy G’s Cafe and Bistro (4920 Roswell Road, Suite 55, Sandy Springs) in the Fountain Oaks Shopping Center. The cost of the buffet luncheon is $25.00

An evite will be coming shortly. Please RSVP by February 1. See you there!