Activities

GREAT DECISIONS (International Relations)
Contact: Dorothy Swanson
Meets the 4th Thursday of the month (Sept. thru June)
9:30 a.m. for continental breakfast and conversation,
10:00 a.m. DVD and discussion.
Topics are built around current issues; some recent topics are:

    • Future of the Euro
    • Egypt
    • NATO
    • Myanmar & SE Asia
    • Intervention
    • Iran
    • China in Africa
    • Threat Assessment

BOOK GROUPS
Morning — Contact: Eleanor Locke
Afternoon — Contact: Judy Harrison
Evening — Contact: Dorothy Trent
And the AAUW Adelante on-line book club – www.aauw.org

BRIDGE
There are five bridge groups that meet once a month.

Date Contact
1st Thurs. 10:30 a.m. Nancy Sannar
Brown Bag Lunch
3rd Thurs. 9:30 a.m. Sue LaBurn
Laurajean Milligan
4th Tues. 1:00 p.m. Carol Dubuque
4th Wed. 9:30 a.m. Pat Smith
4th Fri. 1:00 p.m. Carol Dubuque

PINOCHLE
2nd Wed. 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Dorothy Trent

STITCHING BEES
4th Mon. 1:00 p.m.
Knitting, crocheting or other stitching projects for fun and friendship.
Contact: Patricia Smith

EAGER EATERS
This group ventures to out-of-the-ordinary restaurants once a month – locations announced at monthly AAUW Meeting.
Contact: Marge Mohler

TRAVEL and CULTURE
This group plans day or overnight trips to unique and interesting places; and arranges for attendance at plays and musical events.
Contact: Judi Kulchar

COMMUNITY SUPPORT ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Our AAUW members have ushered for all Livonia Symphony Orchestra concerts for the last ten years; they also sell tickets for, and attend LSO fundraisers and special events. The 2013-14 Season begins in October; upcoming LSO special events include a Garden Luncheon at Laurel Manor on May 18th; “Chip in for the Arts” golf outing and lunch at Fox Creek Golf Course on June 7th; and the November 15th Fall Fundraiser Concert at Laurel Manor.
Contact: June Kendall or Charlie Mahoney

Service Projects include collecting and donating toiletries and items of greatest need to support the Wayne County Family Shelter, volunteering at American House playing cards with the residents; and collecting toys for the Goodfellows “No Child without A Christmas.”
Contact: Mary Bond or Jean Norman

We distribute books about women and their achievements to Livonia elementary schools; and work with Schoolcraft College to sponsor young college women at the Annual AAUW National Conference for College Women Leaders.

Many of our members volunteer hours at the Schoolcraft College Welcome and Admissions Center in support of their activities for women returning to the workforce and/or facing divorce. In partnership with SCC and Livonia Public Schools our members support the Making Aspirations Possible (MAP) program working with high school students to motivate them to attend college.
Contact: Carol Dubuque or Carol Strom

PUBLIC POLICY
AAUW as a nonpartisan organization promotes equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research.
Contact: Laura Callow

FUNDRAISERS
We currently hold two major fundraisers annually, an Auction and a Card and Game Night, to support scholarship donations to both National AAUW education efforts and local educational activities.

MONTHLY PROGRAMS
Speakers of interest present at the monthly meetings held the third Tuesday of the month September – May.