Scholarship Announced Honoring AAUW Member Jan Summerville

According to the Watertown Daily Times, “…Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York, Inc. has created the Jan B. Summerville Legacy of Leadership Award. The award will be given annually to a student majoring in human services at Jefferson Community College, Watertown, and who has volunteered and/or demonstrated leadership. In 1948 Ms. Summerville lived in Poughkeepsie and began volunteering for Planned Parenthood. In 1966 she helped to create Planned Parenthood of the North Country. She served as Executive Director for its first 11 years. To donate to the Jan Summerville Legacy of Leaders Award Scholarship call PPNCNY fund development at 782-1816- ext.236.

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Spotlighting our Members’ Talents!

Today we are shining the spotlight on AAUW member Bonny Persons, she created the cakes you see below.

Henna wedding cake 1 Henna wedding cake top tier

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Double Feature at Ives Hill in August 9th!

AAUW members and guests are invited to attend a special double-feature movie at Ives Hill retirement center on Sunday, August 9th beginning at 1:00 pm.

AAUW August 2015 Movie

Downloadable movie information here. AAUW August 2015 Movie

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Annual Picnic at Keewaydin Point State Park

Members, guests, please join us at Keewaydin Point State Park for our annual picnic.

More information here: Annual Pot Luck Picnic August2015

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Center to be named for female WWII pilot – Watertown Daily Times NY

Center to be named for female WWII pilot – Watertown Daily Times NY.

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July Red, White, and Teal at The Boathouse, Sackets Harbor

Red, White, and Teal to be held at The Boathouse, Sackets Harbor on July 16th at 6:00 PM. For those not familiar with RWT – it is a social gathering. We each throw in $5 to put toward appetizers. Beverages are purchased separately. It’s great fun!

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Jefferson County Branch Raises $605 for Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF)

Colleen O’Neill, Jefferson County Sheriff, was the distinguished guest at Jefferson County’s LAF dinner on May 20th at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton. Forty-one people attended the dinner. $605 were raised to support legal advocacy efforts. The money came forward through donations, a basket raffle, and each person who attended paid $10 extra for their meal with the money going to LAF.

Colleen O'Neill addresses AAUW Members and guests.

Colleen O’Neill addresses AAUW Members and guests.

Lynn Schwabenthal, long time AAUW member and former president, introduces Sheriff O'Neill.

Lynn Schwabenthal, long time AAUW member and former president, introduces Sheriff O’Neill.

Andrea Pedrick, branch president, and Sheriff O'Neill.

Andrea Pedrick, branch president, and Sheriff O’Neill.

 

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