Branch meetings will be held at the Greenburgh Public Library (GPL),
300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, unless otherwise noted. All are welcome, including guests and non-members.
Schedule for 2016- 2017
THEME: “Women’s Viewpoint on Past and Present Issues”
Wednesday, September 7th at 6 p.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Celebration of Cultural Diversity: Internationally themed pot-luck supper.
Members bring a traditional dish to share.
Program: Role of Epidemiology in Studying Zika Virus Infection
Speaker: Albert Lowenfels, Emeritus Professor Surgery & Professor of Community & Family Medicine at New York Medical College
Wednesday, October 5th at 10:30 a.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: Women’s Suffragettes — Club Women, suffrage, health & dress reform, & women volunteers during World War I
Speaker: Diana Reinhart, Assistant Professor of History – Purchase College
Wednesday, November 2nd at 10:30 a.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: Future of Health Care in NY State
Speaker: Lindsay Farrell, President & CEO Open Door Family Medical Centers
Sunday, December 4th at 12 noon
Holiday Luncheon at La Catena, Ardsley, NY.
Program: Interactive Activities
Community Service Project: Toys for Tots. Please bring unwrapped toys, books, or cash donations for the Bedford Hills Prison Children’s Center for ages 1 – 18 years old.
Wednesday, January 4th at 10:30 a.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: Celebrating some of the new AAUW member’s Journeys
Speakers: AAUW New Member Panel sharing inspiring paths they have taken
Wednesday, February 1st 10:30 a.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: Unconventional Women’s Career: Firefigher
Speaker: Hala Makowska, Retired Chair of the Millwood Board of Fire Commissioners and active fire company volunteer.
Wednesday, March 1st at 6 p.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: My Year at AAUW STATE with Roli
Speaker: Roli Wendorf will share her personal story, AAUW goals, her term as state president so far, and a preview of the 2017 State Convention
Wednesday, April 5th at 6:00 p.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Annual Branch Meeting. Vote on budget and slate of officers
Program: History & Folklore of the Bronx River – Discover the stories & legends of the Bronx River with author, Steve DeVillo.
Speaker: Steve DeVillo, Author and Bronx River Alliance Lifetime Volunteer Service Award recipient.
Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m. Greenburgh Public Library
Program: Author Talk: “And for my Next Act – From Bebop to the UN and Beyond”
Speaker: Dede Emerson, retired UN Economic Development Officer and has performed professionally as a modern Jazz pianist.
Wednesday, June 7th at 5:00 p.m. St. Andrews Golf Club
Spring Fling; Installation of Officers and Honoring our Westchester Community College Scholarship recipients.