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Adirondack Branch
American Association of University Women

Greater Glens Falls Area - New York State

Serving the Warren County/Lake George region, Washington County and northern Saratoga County


  Branch banner The Adirondack Branch of AAUW was established in 1920. We have about 70 members with diverse educational and employment backgrounds who work together to fulfill the mission of AAUW. The local branch is one of about 30 branches which make up the New York State Division of AAUW.

AAUW (American Association of University Women), a national organization, was founded in 1881 to promote equity for women, education and self-development over the life span, and positive societal change. Membership in a local branch bestows guest member status in all other AAUW branches.

Adirondack Branch activities include monthly membership program meetings and several study and interest groups.

Recent issues of our branch newsletter, Adirondack Glimpses, are on this site. The quarterly newsletter of the New York State AAUW, NYS Focus, is online, as well as the national AAUW Outlook magazine.


 
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Visit our branch Facebook page (AAUWAdirondack)
and check it regularly for news and updates


Thursday, March 8, 2018
International Women's Day Celebration
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls

Co-sponsored by Adirondack Branch of AAUW,
Soroptimist International of the Adirondacks
and Zonta Club of Glens Falls

$35 per person, tax and tip included
Dr. Kathleen Braico will share her mission experience to
impoverished nations around the world

Online reservations may be made through the event Facebook page
or directly at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-international-womens-day-luncheon-tickets-40553081358
A flyer with mail-in reservation form is online here
The reservation deadline is Monday, February 26th

Our meeting plans for 2017-2018 are online here,
or you may e-mail us for more information.


Our Ninth Annual Golf Tournament to benefit our local scholarship
and other projects will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018.
Details and the registration form are available here.

NYS AAUW Convention
PLAN NOW TO ATEND THE NYS AAUW CONVENTION

April 20-22, 2018
Corning, NY


Information and the application are online for our
Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship.
The deadline to apply for the 2018-2019 scholarship is March 1, 2018.


Membership

Membership in AAUW is open to all graduates who hold an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university. In principal and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. Branch dues of $70.00 for the July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018 year include membership in the state and national organizations as well. Members receive the Branch newsletter, Adirondack Glimpses, the state AAUW's NYS FOCUS newsletter, and the national AAUW Outlook magazine.

Interested in learning more about our local branch? Click here for details.

New members are always welcome. Our membership application is online here. For more information, please call Membership Co-Vice President Connie Bosse at 518-223-0708 or send us an e-mail message.



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We have a locally produced PowerPoint show about
AAUW and our branch. You can click here to play or download it
(4.3 MB file).


Branch Activities

Branch membership meetings are held monthly from September through June. Recent program topics have ranged from meeting local authors, to cancer prevention and survival, to a fundraising dessert theater.

Study and interest groups usually meet monthly on a variety of days and times. At present there are two Literature groups, a Gourmet group, and a Travel group. New groups are formed based on members' requests and interests.

In addition to supporting national AAUW educational funding, the branch provides its own Adirondack Branch Memorial Scholarship. Through the years, contributions have been made to the fund to honor the memory of various members who have passed away. The scholarship is awarded annually to an area student presently attending an accredited college, working for a degree at the associates, bachelor or graduate level.

Recent issues of our branch newsletter, Adirondack Glimpses, are available on this web site.

Branch Board meetings are generally held monthly except for summer months; members are always welcome to attend. The Branch Bylaws are available on this web site as a pdf file (Adobe Reader).


AAUW Principles

  • Mission Statement: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.

  • AAUW Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.

  • Vision Statement: AAUW empowers all women and girls to reach their highest potential.

  • Diversity Statement: AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of sex, gender identity, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
   
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