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AAUW’s November 19th meeting: “What is it like to be a student in the 2020’s?”

“What is it like to be a student in the 2020’s?” will be the topic of a roundtable discussion at American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch’s November meeting on Saturday, November 19th.  Participants will include local high school and college students who will share individual experiences as to the impact of the […]

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AAUW Confronts the Topic of Reproductive Choice Through the Lens of a Play

“Reproductive Choice: Then and Now” was the focus of the recent American Association of University Women (AAUW) public meeting.  It marked the premiere of Citizens for Choice’s “The Abortion Chronicles”, written by Lynn Wenzel and directed by Sandra Rockman.    “The Abortion Chronicles” is a Readers Theater presentation of true personal stories from 1946 to […]

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Teri McConnell named AAUW’s 2022 Edi Silverman Community Service Award Recipient

At the Annual Meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch, Teri McConnell was presented with its 2022 Edi Silverman Community Service Award.  Since 2003, the Edi Silverman Community Service Award has recognized annually a branch member who has made outstanding contributions to the community. In announcing the award selection, 2021 […]

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AAUW Features goal4.org Founder and Work to End Child Mortality

The February 19th ZOOM meeting of the AAUW Nevada County Branch will feature guest speaker, Piper Gianola, founder and executive director of goal4.org.  Working in the Sega community in Kenya, goal4.org offers programs to equip mothers, health workers, and family members with the knowledge and tools needed to prevent child mortality.  In the year 2000, […]

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AAUW Members Donate to The Friendship Club Library

The  Bright Futures for Youth/The Friendship Club’s Library bookshelves have new additions thanks to a recent donation from the American Association of University Women Nevada County Branch (AAUW NCB) Mostly Fiction Book Discussion Group. The group donated more than 30 books and $250 in gift certificates for books specially chosen for The Friendship Club girls […]

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AAUW Names Deb Cubberley as 2021 Edi Silverman Community Service Award Recipient

October 28, 2021 – At its October program meeting, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch presented Deb Cubberley with its 2021 Edi Silverman Community Service Award.  Since 2003, the Edi Silverman Community Service Award has recognized annually a branch member who has made outstanding contributions to the community. In announcing the […]

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AAUW Nevada County Announces Inaugural Cleo Gibson AAUW Community Education Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch recently awarded more than $15,000 in local grant money to four different community organizations.  The grants were made possible by a generous bequest from the late Cleo Gibson, who was a member of the AAUW Branch and a former Branch President. The four recipients of […]

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AAUW Program on April 17 focuses on Elder Abuse and resources to address it

April 12, 2021 – The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch’s April program will feature “A Critical Look at the Forms of Elder Abuse and the Resources to Address those Issues” via ZOOM on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 10:00 am.  The program is free and open to the public.  Attendees will […]

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AAUW Nevada County Celebrates Local Women in Medicine-Past, Present and Future – video

March 20, 2021 – In celebration of Women’s History Month, this American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch program takes a look at the critical roles of women in Nevada County health care – past, present, and future. Topics include the Sisters of Mercy, who cared for the region’s orphans and provided health […]

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AAUW Celebrates Local Women in Medicine – Past, Present and Future

March 16, 2021 – In celebration of Women’s History Month, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch will offer a look at the critical roles of women—past, present, and future–in Nevada County health care.  The program will be presented via ZOOM on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  It is free […]

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AAUW features “Tales from InConcert Sierra” at November 21st ZOOM Meeting

November 18, 2020 – “Women and Youth in Classical Music: Tales from InConcert Sierra” is the focus of the November 21st ZOOM meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch. AAUW Members Barbara Drew and Robin Laverty-Reves, who also happen to be InConcert Sierra Board Members, will host the meeting, which […]

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AAUW ZOOM Oct. 17 Meeting features Women’s Rights Historian and Author Dr. Mona Siegel

October 13, 2020 – Dr. Mona Lesley Siegel, CSU Sacramento history professor, author, and historian, will be the guest speaker on the Saturday, October 17th American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch General ZOOM Meeting. Dr. Seigel will be discussing the remarkable international career of suffragist and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell. […]

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AAUW online auction for scholarships

September 18, 2020 – Where there’s a will, there’s a way! So, amidst the current pandemic, American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch members put their talents to work creating marvelous artwork, a fetching array of aprons, tablecloths, and napkins; unique pine needle baskets, and other hand-made holiday gift items. Why? For the […]

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Susie Monary-Wilson named AAUW’s 2020 Edi Silverman Community Service Award Recipient

July 1, 2020 – At its 2020 Board installation ZOOM meeting, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch presented Susie Monary-Wilson with its 2020 Edi Silverman Community Service Award. Since 2003, the Edi Silverman Community Service Award has recognized annually a branch member who has made outstanding contributions to the community. In […]

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New AAUW Nevada County Branch Board Members Ready to ZOOM into 2020-2021

May 25, 2020 – Still under the stay-at-home orders, the American Association of University Women-Nevada County Branch Board members “zoomed” in for the installation of their 2020-2021 branch officers via video conferencing. Incoming President Katherine (Bup) Greenwood takes over from Virginia Horowitz, who served as board president for two terms beginning in 2018. “I feel […]

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Global Women’s Rights Researcher Kellea Miller to Speak at February 15th AAUW Meeting

February 12, 2020 – Kellea Miller, a global women’s rights professional and researcher, will be the guest speaker at the February 15th American Association of University Women (AAUW) meeting, which is free and open to the public. She works for organizations investing in social justice and specializes in grant-making program design, monitoring and evaluation, and […]

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January 18th AAUW Meeting Focus: Caring for the Caregiver

January 17, 2020 – Do you take care of someone who is sick or elderly? Do you know someone who does? This month’s American Association of University Women (AAUW) Meeting on Saturday, January 18th focuses on “Caring for the Caregiver.” Guest speakers are Carolyn Seyler, RN, Director of One Source, and Jennifer Wilkerson, attorney and […]

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Tapas, Trivia, Trips, and More at AAUW local scholarship fundraiser on Nov. 9

October 31, 2019 – If you’re a history or sports buff, geography enthusiast or movie/TV watcher, you’ll have a chance to test your knowledge of both the essential and arcane at the 2nd annual Tapas & Trivia on November 9th. Sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Nevada County Branch, the festive fundraiser […]

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