Holiday Branch Meeting
with entertainment by the Norwegian Women’s Choir
Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 at 9:30 am – noon
Seattle Yacht Club, 1807 E. Hamlin St.,  Seattle, WA 98112

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Join us as we celebrate the Season of Giving in a beautiful venue

The Norwegian Women’s Choir, which has gained wide recognition as an exceptionally fine vocal ensemble, has given a number of concerts in Norway and abroad, and has won several national and international choral competitions.

Raffle Tickets for gift baskets benefiting the Mary Lou Hughes R & P Grant!

Bring donations for the Women’s Day Shelter “Mary’s Place”!

Mary’s Place Day Shelter offers programs and services where homeless women and their children can build community, enrich their days and find resources to restore their lives. Mary’s Place needs include: new underwear and bras; season appropriate clothing, coats, and shoes; socks, gloves, umbrellas, rain wear, backpacks, tote bags, fanny packs, toothbrushes, and travel size toiletries. Other items needed include allergy & cold medicine, cough drops, triple antibiotic ointment,diapers in sizes 4, 5, and 6, Gift cards $10 & up to Target or Fred Meyer & $10 Starbucks cards. Cash or checks (made out to
Mary’s Place) are always welcome. Tax receipts will be available at our meeting.

LOCATION:  Seattle Yacht Club, 1807 E. Hamlin St., Seattle, WA…free parking

MENU: Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Potatoes, Bacon, Muffins, Chilled Fruit Juice, and Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea

Reservations required by Tuesday, December 16th.  Contact Pauline Barrett

Or pay by PayPal below:

Dec. 20, 2014 – Members and Guests – $15
Dec. 20, 2014 – Student with ID – $10


PARKING: FREE parking…

Guests arriving via Highway 520 (either East or West bound), exit at Montlake Blvd and head north. Turn left on East Hamlin at the traffic light which is the first left past 520. For those exiting from 520 westbound, make an immediate left off Montlake to East Hamlin; if you cross the Montlake Bridge you’ve gone too far. The club is in a residential neighborhood, on the left about a block from the light.


Upcoming Programs – Save the Dates!

2014-2015 Seattle Branch Programs

  • December 20, 2014- Holiday Program at The Seattle Yacht Club
  • January 17, 2015 – “The Health of Seattle…What’s Coming in 2015″ with Hyeok Kim Deputy Mayor, City of Seattle
  • February 21, 2015 – “Slavery in Washington” with Eva Abram, Storyteller.
  • March 21, 2015 – TBD
  • April 2015 – Scholar Recognition
  • May 16, 2015 – Annual Meeting

Past Programs Seattle Branch 2010-2015

  • November 15, 2014 - “Fisher women of Iceland:  Gender, Quotas, Crashes, and the International Fisheries ‘Crisis’” with Margret Willson, AAUW Award recipient at UW
  • October 14, 2014 – Megan McCloskey of Lotus Circle will speak about women’s rights in Viet Nam
  • September 20, 2014 – “GambiaHelp” with Shelby Tarutis
  • July 12, 2014 – Annual Garden Party at Chase Gardens in Orting with Highline Branch to benefit the Mary Lou Hughes R & P Grant
  • May 17, 2014 – “Garden Color…It’s Not Just About the Flowers” with Victoria Gilleland, Garden Designer at Cottage Garden Designs & Annual Meeting
  • April 9, 2014 – Scholar Recognition Reception, speaker Deborah Jensen, CEO Woodland Park Zoo
  • March 15, 2014 – Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) at Seattle University
  • February 15, 2014 – David Ward of Legal Voice to speak about PayEquity
  • January 18, 2014 – Nicole Brodeur, Seattle Times Columnist, “Who is Practicing the AAUW Mission in Our Community?”
  • December 21, 2013 – Holiday Get-together with “Sensible Shoes” and  MLH R&P Grant fundraiser
  • November 16, 2013 – Tech Trek
  • October 19, 2013 – Update from UW Women’s Center and Johnna White on ” A First Hand Look at the Women of Tunisia” & update on UW Women’s Center Program’s at University of Washington
  • September 21, 2013 – Colleen Carrigan, AAUW Recipient of the Eleanor Hadley R&P Grant and  MLH R&P Grant fundraiser
  • July 13, 2013 – Highline & Seattle AAUW Summer Garden Tour at Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Hertitage Center
  • May 18, 2013 – Annual Meeting & Women Finding their Voices: How the United Nations Facilitates Gender Equality and Empowerment for Women with Kathy Adler
  • April 10, 2013 – Scholar’s Recognition with Karen Troianello
  • March 16, 2013 – Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) volunteering at Seattle University
  • February 16, 2013 – A Visit to the new MOHAI at South Lake Union
  • January 28, 2013 AAUW-WA Lobby Day
  • January 19, 2013 – “A Community Where All Women Have the Opportunity to Live, Lead and Thrive” with  Liz Vivian from Women’s Funding Alliance
  • December 15, 2012 – Sweet Adelines Pacific Sound Chorus, Appletini’s Quarter at the Seattle Yacht Club
  • November 17, 2012 – “Elles” Docent Lecture & Exhibit Tour at the Seattle Art Museum
  • October 24, 2012 – Networking Reception
  • October 13, 2012 -  Welcoming AAUW-Seattle to the Women’s Center at the University of Washington Women’s Center
  • September 22, 2012 – Key November Election Issues – A Forum
  • July 2012 – Garden Party at Lakewold Gardens
  • May 2012 -  Ethnic Minority Girls and the Science Lunchroom with Jessica Thompson, PhD
  • April 2012 – Seattle Branch Scholars Recognition with Dr. Lovejoy Conquest
  • March 2012 – EYH (Expaning Your Horizons) volunteering
  • February 2012 – Speak Out! Addressing Sexual Harrassment in the School and on the Street with Holly Kearl
  • January 2012 – A Front Row Seat to Advocating with Tracy Sherman
  • December 2011 – Holiday Brunch with Performance by Senisble Shoes
  • November 2011- The Male Essence: How Natural Ability is Perceived in Different fields of Study by Sarah Grover
  • October 2011- Legislative Session 2012: A Preview with AAUW-WA Lobbyist Pam Crone
  • September 2011 – Winning the West for Women: The Life of Suffragist Emma Smith DeVoe with Dr. Jennifer Ross-Nazzal
  • July 2011 – Tour of Chinese Garden at South Seattle Community College benefiting AAUW Funds
  • May 2011 – Aviation High School, the Big Vision, with Reba Gilman
  • April 2011 – Evening Dessert Reception for Scholars Recognition Honorees and their parents with speaker Heather Dohan
  • March 2011–Joint Meeting with Highline Branch at the Burien Community Center with Maha Jahshan, MA, speaker from OneAmerica, on immigration issues for families, women and girls
  • March 2011–volunteered at the Expanding Your Horizons conference for middle school girls at Seattle University
  • February 2011 – Reel Grrls with Malory Graham
  • January 2011 – Theresa Diekhans’ One-Woman Show on Mother Jones
  • December 2010 – Holiday brunch at the home of Susan Moen in Kenmore – with silent auction benefiting our Scholars Recognition Program, entertainment by Cornish students soprano Jamie Foster and piano major Rebekah Wagner, and collection of items for Mary’s Place Women’s Shelter.
  • November 2010 – GambiaHELP Project 2010 with Shelby Tarutis
  • October 2010 – Debunking Stereotypes: Explaining Women’s Under representation in Computer Science with Sapna Cheryan, Ph.D.
  • September 2010 – Women’s Votes, Women’s Voices at MOHAI Women’s Suffrage exhibit with Shanna Stevenson

Additional Past Programs and Events

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