Branch Meetings

Branch MeetingBranch 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.

In the event of inclement weather, listen for news of any meeting cancellation or delay on radio stations WHUD (100.7 FM) and WFAS (103.9 FM).

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.