AAUW Ohio Branch Meetings and Events
- Worthington Branch will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, 6:30 p.m. for its Annual Fall Potluck and an update on redistricting at the home of Jana Patchen.
- Wooster Branch will hold its fall general membership meeting Sept 3, 3-:30-5 p.m. on the theme of Tech Talk. Members and guests are welcome to this event which will be held at Wooster HighSchool in the Technology instructional area. Presenter will be Nathan Greene, MED, computer education and technology instructor, who will share information about privacy,viruses, drop boxes, updating, transferring photos, email fonts, and the differences between Java, Adobe, andPDF–and more if time permits. Email questions prior to the meeting may be submitted to Anita Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note: Entering from the west parking area, the instructional area is the second hall to the left and then right. Bring your personal devices for this interactive session and ask questions or share concerns.
- Mansfield Branch will meet Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. in the community room at Mansfield Senior High School. Stacy Hunsinger will speak on the Common Core and state testing.
- Heights-Hillcrest-Lyndhurst Branch will begin its AAUW year on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. at Mayfield Library, 500 SOM Center, with a carry-in dinner and updates on the 2015 national convention and AAUW Ohio Leadership Conference. All are welcome.
- Cleveland Branch Membership Initiative will be held Sept. 20 at 2 p.m as we view “The Ghost Train” at Clague Road Playhouse, 1371 Clague Road in Westlake. During intermission at the Playhouse, the branch have a table set up with information about the AAUW and another table with light refreshments. The idea is to introduce the branch, pass out some literature and engage people, although briefly, in discussions about the branch.
- Wooster Branch will hold its annual book sale Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 at Wayne Co. Fairgrounds, Home Economics Building, 199 Vanover St., Wooster. Wednesday – Friday hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday is “1/2 price day.” Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and books are $5 a bag that day.
- Toledo Branch will meet Oct. 3 for its fall kick-off brunch. Get details.
- Mansfield Branch will meet Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Richland County Foundation, 181 S. Main /st., for a metting on the Women’s Fund.
- Northeast Branch will meet Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. for appetizers and a program on the “Importance of Voting on Ballot Issues” with Ellen Chamberlin, Lake County League of Women Voters at Morley Library. She will explain Issue 1 that will reform redistricting as well as the two marijuana initiatives, Issues 2 and 3.
- Tiffin Branch is co-sponsoring a Candidates Night on Oct. 14 from 7-9 p.m. at Tiffin Middle School.
- Cleveland Branch will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Westlake Porter Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake for a discussion of voter issues such as the Voting Rights Act and the recent Shelby County v. Holder decision, Issue 1 (redistricting), and voter suppression. The discussion will include the League of Women Voters. This discussion will use written questions from the attendees to be answered on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. with a panel facilitated by representatives from the League, the ACLU, and the Cleveland Branch.
- Tiffin Branch will meet Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Frost-Kalnow Room at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library for a program by Gaby Poliseno about her experiences working with survivors of human trafficking. She is a sophomore at Heidelberg College.
- Mansfield Branch will meet Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Richland academy of the Arts, 75 N. Walnut St. If it rains, the group will eat in the Barn. Parking on the grounds by the Tavern. Mail reservation and check to: Helene Cushenan 4014 Dryden Dr., North Olmsted, OH 44070 or Diane Ahlers, 2050 Radcliffe Drive, Westlake, OH 44145. Dunham Tavern was once a stagecoach stop on the old Buffalo-Cleveland post road. It is the oldest building still standing on its original site in Cuyahoga County. The property was settled by Rufus and Jane Pratt Dunham in 1819.
- Northeast Branch will meet November 5 at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and a program “Fight to Save Public Education” with Jan Resseger, Education Blogger at Little Mountain Brewing Co.