AAUW Ohio Branch Meetings and Events
- Medina County Branch will hold its 16th Sister-to-Sister Conference for girls ages 11-14 Sunday, March 8, at noon at the Medina Hospital Conference area. This year’s theme, “Be-YOUtiful
Reality,” will encourage young women to be themselves, develop self-confidence and create their own style. Each participant receives a bright S2S T-shirt, lunch and snacks, a goodie bag with favors and all programming materials. Applications may be downloaded from the branch website.
Springfield Branch will hold its branch meeting on Monday, March 9, at Christ Episcopal Church, 409 East High St. The meeting will be a panel discussion with women business owners in Springfield. Several local businesswomen will be on the panel and will relate how they began their business and the challenges and opportunities they face as a woman business owner in Springfield. There will be a Q & A session and refreshments will be served. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call Joyce at 937-926-0005 or Cheri , 937-460-7259.
- Cleveland Branch will meet March 13 for a breakfast/brunch/lunch at 11 a.m. at Scramblers in North Olmsted to discuss hot topics relating to Ohio and the governor’s proposed budget. John Parker will speak and follow up with questions and answers from members and guests.
- Worthington Branch will meet Saturday, March 14, at 1:30 p.m. for a program on the Silent Witness Project. The location is All Saints Lutheran Church 6770 North High St., Worthington 43085.
- Toledo Branch will hold a Women of the World or WOW Symposium to celebrate Women’s History Month. The branch is joining with many community women’s organizations in a day-long conference that will include entertainment, Market Place and speakers on many interesting and timely topics that affect women. The event will be held Saturday, March 21, at 9 a.m. at Start High School, 2010 Tremainsville Rd., Toledo. Keynote by Anita M. Lewis-Sewell M.D. Workshop include:
- Who Wants to Be a Women’s History Millionaire?
- Financial Planning for Every Woman
- Sistas Movin’ On
- 124 More Years of Unequal Pay? Get more details.
- Medina County Branch will meet Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at the Reserve Building, 3637 Medina Rd., Medina in the Lower Level Meeting Room for a program by Karen Sands on “Becoming Tech Savvy.”
- Toledo Branch members Nina Corder and Michelle Radtkin will conduct $tart $mart Workshop at the University of Toledo on March 27. The two-part series begins with a $tart $mart Presentation: Closing the Gender-Wage Gap on March 19. Get more details.
- Heights-Hillcrest-Lyndhurst Branch will meet March 28 for part one of a three-part forum on domestic violence. It will be held at the Cleveland Heights Main Library, 2345 Lee Rd., from 2-4 p.m. The focus will be on persuasive speaking. It is open to the public.
- Zanesville Branch will sponsor a Women’s History Month presentation — “The Remarkable Women Who Flew Military Aircraft in World War II” — at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at the John McIntire Library, lower level auditorium, 220 North Fifth St., Zanesville. Read more.
- Mansfield Branch will meet April 7 at at 7 p.m. at Spectrum Behavioral Solutions, 800 Park Ave.
- Toledo Branch Equal Pay Day event Tuesday, April 14, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Secor Building, 425 Jefferson St. Get the details and RSVP on the Facebook event page.
- Worthington Branch will meet Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. to discuss charter schools at Worthington Municipal Building, 2nd Floor, 6550 High St., Worthington 43085. Damon Asbury, who is with the Ohio School Boards Association lobbying group, will be the speaker.
- Medina County Branch will hold its annual book sale April 15-18, with Tuesday, April 14, as “Members’ Preview Night” from 6-8:30 p.m. The sale will be held at 5012 Grande Shops Ave., across from Home Depot and on the other side of Dental Works. In conjunction with the sale, the branch will sponsor a Repurposed Book Contest, with winners receiving cash prizes.
- Tech Savvy Conference on Saturday, April 25, at Stark State College. Karen Sands of the Medina County Branch, is project chair. Others on the committee are Carol Thombs, curriculum director; Jill Morton, STEM advisor; Ann Beach, Lorain Branch member and marketing outreach coordinator; and representatives from Alcoa Barberton and Stark State College. More details to follow.
- Bowling Green Branch Cocktails and Convos Women’s Issues Book Discussion
- Northeast Branch will meet Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and a talk at Lake Farmpark, 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd. in Kirtland. Speakers Margie DeLong and Christina Bellas will speak on “The Grand River and STEM at Lake Farmpark.”
- Springfield Branch will hold its annual Scholarship awards Dinner on Monday, May 11, at 6 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 409 East High St. The branch will award Rachal McConkey and Emma Warax the Helen M. Krout Memorial Scholarship of $500 to enable them to pursue their post high school education. The installation of officers for the 2015-16 year and the annual program planning meeting will follow the award ceremony. To reserve a space and for more information, call Joyce at 937-925-0006.