Welcome to the Greater Rochester Area (NY) Branch!

UPCOMING EVENTS

JOIN US FOR COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS

In honor of 911, GRAB AAUW will host a free Community Conversation through the NYS Council of Humanities on September 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm in the Program Room at the Perkins Mansion.

The program entitled 911 Day of Service and Remembrance will include a short text and open discussion.

 Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 
12 – 1:00 pm
Location: 
Perkins Mansion – AAUW 2nd floor, 494 East Ave Roc, NY 14607
Contact: Beth Garver-Beha
Phone: 585-244-8890

community conversations logoPlease bring your lunch, your friends, and your thoughts! Free and Open to the Public.

For further information, and to RSVP, call Beth at 244-8890 or e-mail her at grabaauw@gmail.com.


ANNUAL AAUW FRANCIE WILCOX CARD PARTY

Join us on Saturday, September 12, 2015, for an incredible fundraiser – the annual AAUW Francie Wilcox card party – at AAUW – Perkins Mansion from 10 am – 3 pm.

There will be card games, prizes and lunch.

Cost is $20 for one or $80 for a table of 4.

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time:
10 am – 3 pm
Location:
Perkins Mansion
Contact: Call Carol Achilles by Friday, Sept. 4th for reservations! 585-421-0876 or e-mail Carol at  bobachilles@aol.com.

Make checks payable to: GRAB AAUW. Send Payment & names of attendees to: Carol Achilles: 3 Alleyn’s Rise, Fairport, NY 14450.

This year the proceeds are earmarked for Kitchen Improvements.

Download the event flyer for further information.


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YOUNG WOMENS COLLEGE PREP BREAKFAST

WEDNESDAY, NOV 18, 2015

8-9:30 am

TEMPLE B’RITH KODASH

2131 ELMWOOD AVE

GRAB AAUW will have a table in support of our sister school. This is the YWCP’s major fundraiser for the year.

Please call or email Marilyn Tedeschi@ marilyntee@aol.com or at 244-4107 for reservations. Tickets are $45. Make checks payable to GRAB AAUW and send to 494 East Ave. Rochester, NY 14607 Attention: Marilyn. Please send payment by Sept. 30th.


The 73rd annual NYS AAUW Convention took place the weekend of April 17-19, 2015 in Buffalo. Attendees from branches all over the state participated along with special guests.

Mayor Warren (center) and NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathie Hockul (3rd from left) speaking at NYS AAUW Convention

Mayor Warren (center) and NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathie Hockul (3rd from left) speaking at NYS AAUW Convention.


AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

AAUW has a long and distinguished history of advancing educational and professional opportunities for women in the United States and around the globe. One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 244 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2014-15 academic year. Due to the long-standing, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination and effort promise to forge new paths in scholarship, improve the quality of life for all and tackle the educational and social barriers facing women worldwide.

Contact: aauw@scholarshipamerica.org
Website: www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/


WHEN WOMEN succeed AMERICA succeeds, Seneca Falls, NY.


The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. Our nonpartisan, nonprofit organization has more than 170,000 members and supporters across the United States, as well as 1,000 local branches and 800 college and university partners. Since AAUW’s founding in 1881, our members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. GRAB Vision GRAB AAUW Is a World Class lifelong Learning & Teaching Center for all generations of Women & Girls and seen as a key Community Resource and a Driving Force for any and all Women’s Issues in the Greater Rochester Area. GRAB Diversity Statement In principle and in 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. AAUW’s Value Promise By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so that all women and girls have a fair chance.