AAUW Storrs Willimantic Branch Meetings usually fall on the first Wednesday of every month. The cost of dinner is $22.50 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.
Oct. 7: Victoria Martinez, AAUW Fellowship Recipient, Yale student artist. Caroline Dubinsky, Ph.D. will give a 10-15 minute historical overview of women in art and will provide suggested readings. Carmen will give presenters their contact info so they can collaborate on the presentation.
Nov. 4. Sheryl Faye presentation of Susan B. Anthony and the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Stephanie will send board members links to suggested reading possibilities. We will be donating to AAUW’s economic security fund and paying for Sheryl. Stephanie will contact Lee for the exact amount we owe. It was agreed to ask between $10 – $25 per person with checks sent to Jane. (We are unable to donate to AAUW online as a group, only as individuals.) Marian will contact Bev York as a possible discussion moderator/presenter.
Dec. 2. Jane will contact the Willimantic Soup Kitchen to see if they have someone to speak to us about the food pantry. Donations to the Soup Kitchen can be made online during the presentation. Stephanie will send links to some references. We also talked about farming, the ag program at EO Smith and CLICK as possible winter programs.