Tuesday, April 4, 2017: AAUW-PA Equal Pay Lobby Day. Join AAUW members from across the state and our friends from BPW-PA (Business and Professional Women Pennsylvania) in the capitol rotunda for a rally from 10:30 to 11:30. Then move to the Irvis Office Building, Room 302 IOB for lunch (our treat) to begin the AAUW Lobby Day activities. Get details and register.
Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 23, 2017: AAUW-PA 88th Annual Meeting. This is AAUW’s state convention. It will be held in York, PA at Heritage Hills Golf Resort. Learn more and register.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017: Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership. AAUW Harrisburg will be holding a joint meeting with the Penn State Harrisburg Commission on Women. Wendy Armour Dickinson, former president of AAUW-PA and longtime member of both Harrisburg and Carlisle branches, will deliver a presentation on women and leadership, focusing on a recent AAUW report that “examines the causes of women’s underrepresentation in leadership roles in business, politics, and education and suggests what we can do to change the status quo.” Location will be the Morrison Gallery in the Library at Penn State Harrisburg. The program will begin with social me at 6:30 pm, and the speaker will start at 7 pm. All are welcome to attend.
See the Branch Calendar for other activities.
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AAUW Funds Committee
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Special Interest Groups
Afternoon Book Group
Books chosen in June by members are reviewed by a member each month. Meets October through June on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:00 at a member’s home, with a few exceptions. Please notify the hostess at least 3 days in advance if you plan to attend. New members are welcome, but because of the increased size of the group, only the first 15 RSVPs can be accommodated. See calendar for specific dates, times, books and locations. Contact is Lorraine.
The group dines out seven or eight times, starting in September or October and ending in May. We welcome new members, couples or singles, to join us. Members take turns hosting, which involves contacting members by e-mail, making reservations with a restaurant (your choice or one suggested by the group), and being there. For details contact Joyce.
Chefs at Home
This group plans and prepares gourmet meals in each other‘s homes. Contact Joan for details.
AAUW members have the first option to reserve space for themselves and friends on trips to cultural and historical sites and events. Suggestions for future trips are always welcome. Contact is Barb.
October 9-19, 2017: Imperial Cities featuring Prague, Vienna & Budapest. It’s open to everyone. Get details.
This group meets once monthly September through June on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, in various restaurants in the area. All group members receive email notices of venues and dates. See calendar for details. Contact is Marcia.
Fine Film Group
We meet about once a month, usually at the Midtown Cinema, usually a matinee, for a movie, coffee and conversation. Contact is Erica.
Books (usually recent paperbacks) chosen by members are reviewed by a member. Meets September through June (except December) on the third Thursday of the month at 10:AM. See calendar for specific dates, times, books and locations. Contact is Dorothy.
Theatre Group Contact Dorothy for details.