AAUW Storrs Willimantic Branch Meetings usually fall on the first Wednesday of every month. The cost of dinner is $20 which includes appetizers, entree, dessert, tax and gratuity – a check (or exact change) is appreciated. (Book Author event is $30) The meetings are usually held in the President’s Dining Room (Hurley Hall) at Eastern Connecticut State University (High Street, Willimantic, CT). Reservations are required and members are reminded that you must pay for dinners that are reserved. #41 on map – meeting dates are in blue. If you would like to attend, please contact us at Reservations and put AAUW dinner reservation in the subject line.
For meetings that are held in a special location, email us for directions.
May 1, 2019: Sheryl Faye, who writes and performs compelling one-woman shows on famous women in U.S. history, is scheduled. Flyer This meeting will serve as the main Educational Opportunities Fund fundraiser. Come and bring a guest. Event cost will be $30, with $10 going to the AAUW EO Fund.
June 5, 2019: Potluck/picnic and plant auction for the AAUW Educational Opportunities Fund.
October 3, 2018: University of Connecticut Political Science Professor Dr. Veronica Herrera— recipient of AAUW Educational Opportunities Fund Fellow and Wilson Fellow will discuss her environmental policy research regarding water and politics in Mexico.
November 7, 2018: Lisa Taylor, poet, author of four collections of poetry and two collections of short fiction, most recently Impossibly Small Spaces (2018) and adjunct faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University, will speak on the role of stories in our lives.
December 5, 2018: Annual Holiday Party at Susan’s home. This is a fundraiser for the Legal Advocacy Fund and donations to the Willimantic Soup Kitchen. Information to come.
March 6, 2019: Laura Fish-Kelly, Financial Advisor will speak on her work in helping clients develop a solid, yet strategic investment plan that helps to build and protect wealth.
April 3, 2019: Kate Farrar, Executive Director of the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF) will speak on the organization’s program initiatives on behalf of women and children in CT.