AAUW Springfield, Illinois

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THE ALL NEW JUST FOR FUN POTLUCK - Canceled
The Just for Fun Potluck scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 2019 is canceled. Because of the weather forecast for Fri and Sat with a possibility of 4-8 inches of additional snow and high winds, the decision has been made to cancel the event. The Board will discuss a potential new date at their February 5th meeting. Thank you to all those who were planning to attend!

TABLESCAPERS (decorators) NEEDED FOR APRIL'S TEA

The Afternoon Tea will be in April, but we need more members, who would be willing to be a tablescaper. Please contact Mary Burns, if you would like to give this a try. Other volunteers will be needed for the kitchen and other roles. Check your directory for contact info.

Mission Statement:AAUW advocates equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

Vision Statement: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.

In principle and practice: AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or class.

Contact Us:

AAUW Springfield IL

P.O Box 7475

Springfield, IL  62791

aauwspringfieldil@gmail.com

BOARD MEETINGS UPDATE

Board meetings for January - May 2019 will be held at 5:15 in the community room of  Schnucks, on Chatham Road off Wabash, on the following Tuesdays: January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7, and June 4. All members are welcome to attend. 

News and Highlights

AN EVENING WITH THE ILLINOIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Our first fundraiser for 2019 is on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sangamon Auditorium at UIS. Order your tickets today! Call (217) 206-6160 and let them know you are part of the AAUW group. You may also buy tickets in person at the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office – Mention AAUW!