Programs

2018-2019 Meetings and Programs

GUEST ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF OUR GENERAL MEETINGS. 

RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY REQUIRED FOR LUNCHEONS.

Our branch meetings are at Riverview Methodist Church located at the top of 11th Street and Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, PA unless otherwise noted.

 

SEPT 8, 2018  10:30.     AAUW FALL BRUNCH,

Wooden Angel, Beaver, PA  (Reservations required)

OCTOBER 4, 2018   7:00 PM.         MONIQUE RAGUET JONES

During WWII, Monique Raguet Jones, a resident in Verdun, France, was a victim of the Nazi Regime who invaded the city when she was eight years old.  She and her family were forced to leave the city on a harrowing escape from the Nazis.  When they were able to return to Verdun, they found that they had missed Hitler by one day.  In 1951, she was the third person hired to work under Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower at the start of NATO as a translator.  She came to the US in 1952.  She is the author of “WWII Though the Eyes of a Child”, registered in the Library of Congress.  Her book will be for sale at the meeting.  She will tell us of her traumatic wartime memories.

November 1, 2018 7:00 PM                Judy Cleary

Judy is a past President of the H.C. Fry Glass Society.  She will present pieces from her collection made at Fry Glass between 1901 and 1932 in Rochester, PA. Fry Glass produced high quality cut glass items that were sold in department and jewelry stores. They also produced innovative products such as bakeware.  If you think you have a piece of Fry, bring it to the meeting and she will try to identify it.  Judy, a retired school librarian, is an active real estate agent.

DECEMBER 6, 2018 7:00 PM           LINCOLN PARK PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL, MIDLAND

Students from Lincoln Park will perform a program of Christmas Holiday music. Founded in 2006, Lincoln Park is a tuition-free public charter school. It offers world-class training for Pennsylvania students in music, theater, dance, literary arts, media arts, and health science and the arts, along with a flexible and challenging academic program

Saturday, FEBRUARY 2, 2019  10:00 AM       AMY ANDERSON

Amy is the Principal of Highland Middle School in the Blackhawk School District.  She will be speaking on the STEAM opportunities for females that can enhance the current curriculum and that can be used as a supplemental separate from the curriculum.

Saturday, March 2, 2019  10:00 AM.           PFLAG Pittsburgh

PFLAG is a worldwide, not-for-profit organization that promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families, and friends.

They provide support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and secure civil rights.

PFLAG Pittsburgh Speakers Bureau provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity.  The program will feature a brief PowerPoint, a panel discussion with LGBT individuals and their family members, and a Q & A session.

 Thursday, April 4, 2019  7:00 PM.         Terri Mitko, Esq.

Terri is an attorney who has owned and operated her law practice in Beaver since 1990. She concentrates her practice in the area of family law, also offering collaborative law and mediation.  She will speak on those issues. Alternative program: Current Pennsylvania legislative issues. She has served as Beaver County Assistant Solicitor, clerked for PA Common Pleas Criminal Court and Superior Court Judges, and has been a guardian ad litem in cases representing children.  She is an AAUW member.

Saturday, May 4, 2019  11:00 am   AAUW Spring Luncheon

Spring Luncheon to Honor Scholarship Awardees and Installation of Officers
Wooden Angel Restaurant, Beaver, Pa (Reservations required)