Branch Meetings

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.

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

THEME:“Women’s Impact on History”

 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12                 6:00 p.m.                               GPL
 Celebration of Cultural Diversity:  Internationally themed pot-luck supper.  Members bring a traditional dish to share.
ProgramShadow Patriots. The role of female spies from the Revolutionary War to World War II
Speakers:  Cynthia Kaufmann and Debra Palazzo, co-founders of Daughters of Liberty’s Legacy

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10                     10:30 a.m.                                 GPL
ProgramA Brief Survey of Women in Art: A synopsis of the contributions by women to the art world.
Speaker: Jill Kiefer, Director of Graduate Programs in the Arts at Warnborough College

 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7                        10:30 a.m.                                GPL
Program: Food for Thought. There is much more to the food industry than being the chef.  Learn the roles women play behind the scenes.
Speaker:  Carol Durst-Wertheim, former professor, CCNY and NYU

 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 12:30 p.m.
Location: Tesoro D’Italia Restaurant, Pleasantville, NY

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5           10:30 a.m.                                GPL
Program: The History of the Bowery – Learn the history of the Bowery, one of America’s most famous streets.  The best and worst of NYC
Speaker: Steve DeVillo, former development coordinator, Bronx River Alliance; amateur historian.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6                     10:30 a.m.                             GPL
Program: Understanding Women’s Policy and Politics in New York State – An inside look at how the government addresses women’s issues.
Speaker:  Kelli Owens, Director of Women’s Affairs, New York State

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13                         6 p.m.                                     TBD
Program: Water, Sanitation, and Gender:  Issues for the 21st Century – A presentation by an international expert on the impact of water resources on cultural and economic development.
Speaker:  Marcia Brewster, senior consultant, Nautilus International Development Consulting

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10     Annual Branch Meeting                          6:00 p.m.               TBD       Vote on budget and slate of officers
ProgramHow to Organize Everything – Time Management – Time is our most precious commodity.  Learn how to make the most of yours.
Speaker:  Marcia Sloman, Under Control

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8                                    6:00 p.m.                   TBD
ProgramWoman on the Wheel – A discussion of the role of the bicycle on women’s emancipation.
Speaker:  Kjirsten Gustavson, museum educator, NYS Parks Department

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 5:30 p.m.
Spring Fling
Location: St. Andrews Golf Club
Program: Installation of Officers
Honoring our Westchester Community College Scholarship recipients