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.
Program: Shadow 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
Program: A 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
Program: How 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
Program: Woman 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.
Location: St. Andrews Golf Club
Program: Installation of Officers
Honoring our Westchester Community College Scholarship recipients