Women in the Arts

Our May 4th Branch meeting will be a very special one. We’ll gather at the High Museum of Art at 11:30 am for an important business meeting: the election of officers and nominating committee members for 2019-20. Those members who have served the Branch will also be recognized.

After the business meeting and lunch, members can tour the museum with our member docent, Diane Jones-Palm. The current special exhibits include European Masterworks: The Phillips Collection or way Out There?; The Art of Southern Backroads; Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century.

We have passes for members to tour the High’s “Women in the Arts!”
Members of the High can help another person to attend the exhibit with
a $5.00 fee. Docent lead tours are $15 per person for non-members. Self-guided tours are $12 per person. Contact Mary Lynn Merkle for passes.

There will be lunch at the Twelve Eighty, which includes salad, choice of three entrees, dessert and a beverage. Entree choices include crispy grouper sandwich and fries; grilled chicken with vegetables; or farmer’s Vegetable Faro. Choice of Crème Brûlée or chocolate mousse cake for dessert. Cost of the lunch is $25.

Please respond to the Evite ASAP with your entree and dessert choices or email Billie Collier at collierbillie@gmail.com

You may also choose to attend only lunch and the business meeting without a museum membership.

Please come and enjoy this special event!

Women and Finance: What’s Important for Younger Women to Know

Our March 9th Branch meeting will be a valuable experience for members and their friends to learn about women’s financial strategies, retirement, and estate planning. The meeting will be held from 11:30 to 2:30 at the 57th Fighter Group restaurant (3829 Clairmont Road, Brookhaven); their phone number is 770.234.0057.

There will be an important business meeting preceding the program, featuring Lee Ann Gregg; she is a financial advisor with Ameriprise with many years of financial planning experience. The topics she will address are of particular importance to women in their 20’s and 30’s, so plan to bring a younger woman along as a guest. Cost of the buffet lunch will be $25.

Please respond to your evite by March 2; you can also call Billie Collier, Program Development co-chair or email hospitality@aauwatlanta.org.
See you there!

February 9 Branch Meeting

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM YOUR PUBLIC LIBRARY?

You are in for an informative session with Shirelle Atkins, manager of the Buckhead Library. She will be sharing things about what the library can do for us as AAUW members, and provide information about obtaining information about Atlanta area events and interesting materials that are free of charge.

This branch meeting will be held on February 9th from 11:15am to 2:00pm at Cross Creek Cafe (1221 Cross Creek Pwy NW, Atlanta; Phone: 404.351.1550). We will order from a selected menu and pay individually.

Representatives from some of our College/University Partners will also be attending. Our own Dr. Myra Carmon will represent Georgia State University; Dr. Lois Richardson and Ms. Laura Maxwell will represent Georgia Gwinnett College; and Ms. Tia Williams will represent Emory University. Ms. Gail Buckner, an ERA advocate, will also update us on what is happening in Georgia.

Please RSVP as soon as possible to your evite or email hospitality@aauwatlanta.org to confirm your attendance. Bring a friend along! See you in February!

mistletoe and holly…..

Don’t forget the annual holiday party for Branch members and their guests tomorrow from 3 pm to 5 pm! There will be a silent auction, and national scholarship winners have been invited. Also, representatives of the Georgia Institute of Technology and Oglethorpe University will be attending. In addition to wonderful goodies, you will hear about the Name Scholarship winners. There will be a Branch business meeting at 1:30.
The meeting and party will take place at the home of Mary and Darwin Womack. See you there!

Attend our November Meeting – Gap Scholarship Program

Our November 10 meeting will be held at the Buckhead Library from 10 am to noon and will feature a presentation from the Atlanta Technical College about its Gap Scholarship Program. There will be breakfast sandwiches, donuts, and coffee; the cost is $6.00.

The Gap Program offers funds to qualified students attending our College/University partner schools who take 12 credit hours of college work. It is similar to our local scholarship program.

Come to enjoy a casual breakfast and learn more about Atlanta Technical College and its Gap Scholarship Program.  See you there!