American Association of University Women

Grants Pass Branch ~ March 2017

Branch Meeting – Thursday, March 16, 6 pm, Fruitdale Grange     

Program:             Women and Communities Prosper. Thanks to Dutch Brothers.

Presenter:          Jennifer Wheatley – Director of Dutch Bros Coffee’s Love Abounds      Foundation

Come hear about a local company and foundation that puts the focus on people first. Learn its approach to gifting, storytelling and how that benefits day-to-day communication with the community.

The Wine Appreciation Group is hosting a Potato Bar with all the trimmings in honor of St. Patrick’s Day!

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

 

Girls Rock – held on February 25, 2017 at Grants Pass High School was a big success again!

Girls Rock! provided a fun-filled event for girls ages 9-13, who with their parents or another adult, participated in activities that foster communication and explore the fields of science, math and technology. Workshops included: 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.  The event was free and lunch was 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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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 230 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2016–17 academic year. Due to the longstanding, 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.

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