American Association of University Women

Grants Pass Branch ~ February 2017

Branch Meeting – Saturday, February 18, 10 am, Fruitdale Grange        

Presenter – Karen Chase, Energy Trust of Oregon, Southern Oregon Outreach Manager – How Energy Efficient is Your Home? Make Your Home “Snug as a Bug in a Rug.”

Come learn ways to become more energy efficient and save money!

Presenter Karen Chase has been the Energy Trust of Southern Oregon Outreach Manager since 2014.  She will talk about the status of energy, national and local data, and inspiring regional initiatives, as well as options and current incentives available to us in southern Oregon to help us save money and energy and make smart energy-related decisions.

This meeting is open to the public, so be sure to invite your friends and neighbors!

 

Girls Rock!

February 25, 2017, Grants Pass High School Commons, Registration Begins at 8:30, Workshops Run From 9:00-3:00

Girls Rock! provides a fun-filled event for girls ages 9-13, who with their parents or another adult, participate in activities that foster communication and explore the fields of science, math and technology.  Workshops include: Computer Coding, Zentangles, Mighty Microbots, Flash Mob, Self-Defense, Bugs-R-Us, Engineer-Who, Me?, Power Your World, Dutch Bros. Italian Soda Product Testing, and more.  Eight of the workshops require pre-registration which begins at 8:30. The event is free and lunch is provided.

Grants Pass University Women’s Charitable Fund in collaboration with AAUW Grants Pass Branch,  Soroptimist International of River Valley, and Zonta Club of Grants Pass sponsor this annual event.  

For more information contact:  541-476-8676.

 

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