February Branch Meeting – February 11

Please join us at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 11, for our next meeting at the Toco Hills (Avis Williams) Library,  1282 McConnell Drive,  Decatur. This library is off of Clairmont Road, near the intersection with North Druid Hills Road. There is a second parking lot in the back of the building with an elevator up to the main floor.

The speaker will be Joanna Hurley from Hurley Elder Care Law.  Her topic will be “Women Aging Smarter.”  Light refreshments will be served.  Don’t forget to RSVP to the Evite.

Travel Group – February 16

The Travel Group will be meeting on Thursday, February 16, at the Computer Museum of America, at 5000 Commerce Parkway in Roswell.  They will meet at 12 noon, when the Museum opens. There is a $10.00 admission fee for seniors.  After the meeting, opportunities will be available to lunch together nearby.

Members are encouraged to visit the Museum website, computermuseumofamerica.org, to learn more about their fascinating exhibits.

Branch “Kick-Off” Meeting

Atlanta Branch “Kick–Off” Meeting
Sunday, September 18, 2022
2:30 – 5:00 p.m
Community Wellness Center at Second Ponce
Second Ponce DeLeon Baptist Church
2715 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Meet the Branch’s scholarship winners!
Enjoy Fellowship, Food, and Fun!

Parking Lot is located behind the church, use the front entrance of the Community Wellness Center! Meeting will be in the Fireside Room!
Wear comfortable shoes and clothes!

Questions, call Betty Arden or Nancy Jordan or email.

Travel Group

The Travel Group will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Rd, Atlanta. They will visit the exhibit “Out of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants,” a collection of paintings by former President George W. Bush. Please call Betty Arden for further information and to make a reservation.

AAUW of Georgia 2022 Convention


April 23! That’s the day for the AAUW of Georgia 2022 Convention—the first on in three years. (Registrations due by April 15th)

Byron, Georgia Welcome Center! That’s the place.

9:30 a.m.! That’s the time.

Gloria Blackwell! Our new national CEO will welcome us on Zoom and will share national concerns and ideas as well as our questions.

Cathy Cox! This very accomplished woman is our keynoter.

All day! That’s when we get to reconnect and share with our fellow AAUW members across the state.

More here, including the registration form, in the March Cherokee Rose.

If you would like to attend but are reluctant to drive down to Byron or would like travel companions, please contact Mary Lynn Merkle. There are some carpool possibilities.

It will be a good day! It’ll be a better day if you’re there!

Branch Public Policy Update

The Atlanta Branch published an update to Public Policy that includes sections on Georgia Legislative Update, AAUW Public Policy Resources, and Become Involved!. Click here to view the update and here for the March 31, 2022 outcome.