AAUW Plans First Meeting on August 22


Weatherford's chapter of the American Association of University Women will have its first meeting of the 2009-10 year on Saturday, August 22, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at the Weatherford Public Library, located at 219 E. Franklin.

AAUW membership is open to all individuals who have completed a college/university degree (associate, bachelor's, master's or doctorate). Current college students are eligible for student affiliate membership. The AAUW Weatherford Branch meets once a month, September through April, to conduct educational, community service and social activities.

The August AAUW meeting will include a brief program, food and fellowship. Faye Henson, AAUW/OK state co-president, will give an update on AAUW current events.  Henson and Cindy Foust will share information from the AAUW National Convention and play a short DVD on the convention's theme entitled "Breaking through Barriers." Plans and ideas will also be shared for upcoming programs.

A light brunch will be provided by meeting hostesses: Lisa Appeddu, Debbie Brown, Laura Endicott, Patsy Parker and Foust. Free childcare will be provided for prospective members who have families.

For more information about AAUW, call Appeddu, membership chair, at 774-3148 or Brown, AAUW president, at 774-3063.