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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



 
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The Adirondack Branch of the American Association of University Woman is a local group of about 70 women. We hope you would consider becoming a member.

There are many positive aspects of membership:

SUPPORTING THE MISSION OF NATIONAL AND STATE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN:
AAUW advances equality for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research. Founded in 1881, we are open to all graduates who hold an associate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

PARTICIPATION IN MONTHLY PROGRAMS OF DIVERSE OFFERINGS THAT ARE THOUGHT-PROVOKING AND EDUCATIONAL. RECENT PROGRAMS INCLUDE :

  • A presentation by local leaders on food insecurity
  • A presentation by Dianne Shugrue, CEO & President of Glens Falls Hospital
  • A private lecture by the Chapman Museum's director on the exhibit Women: Out to Work
  • A presentation by Benita Zahn on women's health issues
  • A panel presentation on drug and addiction issues in our communities
  • A presentation by Matthew Rozell, author of The Train Near Magdeburg
MONTHLY ACTIVITIES OF VARIOUS AFFILIATION GROUPS:
  • Morning and evening literature groups
  • Gourmet group
  • Travel group
SUPPORT OF SCHOLARSHIP AND LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS FOR LOCAL GIRLS AND WOMEN
  • Branch scholarship now in its 62nd year
  • Sponsorship of local students to attend AAUW conference for college women

PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS:

  • Chronicle Book Fair
  • MATHCOUNTS Competition
  • Notable Women - 5th Grade Essay Contest
  • "Girls Go STEM" day for middle school girls, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack Continuing Education Department
  • International Women's Day celebration, March 8, 2017, co-sponsored with with Zonta and Soroptimist


New members are always welcome. Our membership application is online here.

Please contact Connie Bosse at cgbosse@aol.com or 518-223-0708 if you would like further information.


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