Branch Meetings & Special Events 2022/23

For details on upcoming events, see the current CHIPS on the Newsletter page.

Schedule for 2022-2023 Branch Meetings

special events

Branch Meetings will be held either on ZOOM or at an alternative location. Alternative locations will be emailed to members. In the event of inclement weather, check your email for a notice of change to all-remote format (i.e. Zoom only). If you do not have an email address, call Susan Lambert. In-person format cancellations will be made and transmitted no later than 2 hours before start time.

THEME

“Past, Present, Future – Learning Lessons for a Better Tomorrow”

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Branch Meeting                                                  5:30 p.m.                 GPL and Zoom

Program: Post-COVID: The Challenges Ahead for Women and Girls.

Senator Mayer will discuss the challenges ahead for women and girls in a post-COVID world, with a focus on education, childcare, jobs, and political engagement.

 Speaker: Senator Shelley Mayer, New York 37th District

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Branch Meeting                                                  5:30 p.m.               GPL or Zoom

Program: Darkness and Light – A week on the Ukrainian Polish Boarder

Artist Susan J. Barron shares her incredible portrait series that resulted from her witnessing the moving stories of people whose lives have been forever changed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ms Barron “witnessed the worst of humanity, and simultaneously the best of humanity” and she notes that “their stories demand we bear witness.”

Speaker: Susan Barron, award-wining artist whose exceptionally diverse work has been collected and commissioned across the country https://www.susanjbarron.com/darkness-and-light.html

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Branch Meeting                                              10:30 a.m.               GPL and Zoom

Program: An Inspiring Female Veteran speaks about an Outstanding and Challenging Career Path

Retired US Army Colonel Mary Westmoreland, a combat veteran and administrative officer at the Pentagon for approximately 32 years, will discuss her first hand experiences as well as insight into military careers and the impact on military members and their families.

Speakers: Mary Westmoreland, Retired U.S. Army Colonel, Ny State Vice Chair and NYC Greater Area Chair for the Department of Defense Employer Support to Guard and Reserve

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

Holiday Luncheon                                          12:00 p.m.             Restaurant TBD

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7

Branch Meeting                                                10:30 a.m.               GPL and Zoom

Program: The Battle of White Plains: Washington and Howe in Westchester.

Local historian Stephen DeVillo will discuss his research and newest book about Washington and Howe in our area, and the Battle of White Plains.

Speaker: Stephen Paul DeVillo, local historian and a long-time guide for the Bronx River Alliance’s Bronx River Rambles and author of The Bronx River in History and Folklore, The Bowery: The Strange History of New York’s Oldest Street, and The Battle of White Plains: Washington and Howe in Westchester (2022)

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11

Branch Meeting                                                  10:30 a.m.               GPL and Zoom

Program: The Sharrocks in Black and White

Joyce Shamrock Cole will tell us about her journey to discover the history of the formerly enslaved Shamrock family through the records of the enslavers. Her deep genealogical research uncovered amazing information and gave profound understanding of her family’s past and how it has shaped her own life.

Speaker: Joyce Shamrock Cole, Award winning Historian and Genealogist, and Ossining Village Historian

 

SATURDAY, MARCH11

Branch Meeting                                              10:30 a.m.               GPL and Zoom

Program: The State of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Representatives from Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic will discuss accessing sexual and reproductive health care in New York and across the country. They will also discuss sex education programs and advocacy efforts to get involved in.

Speaker: Dr. Stacy De-Lin, Associate Medical Director, and Madison Norwich, Public Affairs Specialist, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Branch Meeting                                              5:30 p.m.               GPL and Zoom

Program: Celebrate Earth Day! Reuse the Past, Recycle the Present, Save the Future!

Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner, City of New York, Bureau of Reuse & Recycling, discusses how recycling is just the beginning! Ms. Anderson will speak on the current thinking targeting sustainable waste management. It involves infrastructure, planning, business strategy, marketing, and human behavior.

Speaker: Bridget Anderson, Deputy Commissioner, City of New York, Bureau of Reuse & Recycling

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 20

Running and Winning Workshop        8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.           Manhattanville College

 

 

SPRING 2023 (TBD)

AAUW New York State Convention

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 2023 

Girls for STEM (formerly EYO)                                                                                      

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10

Branch Meeting                                                    5:30 p.m.              GPL and Zoom

Program: TBD

Speaker:

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

SPRING FLING                                       5:30 p.m.                     TBD

Installation of Officers

Program: Honoring our Westchester Community College Scholarship recipients

Speakers: WCC Community College students who received our branch scholarships

 

 

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