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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Jefferson County AAUW Sponsored “Girls Grow Your STEM Knowledge and Bloom” May 2, 2015

Jefferson County AAUW sponsored a “Girls Bloom STEM”‘ event  on Saturday May 2, 2015.   Over 40 girls (4th, 5th and 6th  graders) and some mom’s participated in four  STEM workshops and lunch at Jefferson Community College.  Four groups of about ten girls each rotated into the four workshops including; “Light up Your Life with Electronics”, “Amazing Colors of Chemistry”,  “Origami Engineering” and “Girls Learning Code”.  The five-hour event was designed  for the girls to have the opportunity to learn more about STEM.  Here are some pictures of the event.

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May 2015 newsletter

In our Jefferson County Branch May 2015 newsletter — May-June events listed with deadlines and other important information for members. Plus an application if you want to join our group of amazing women!

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Girls’ Event at JCC – Grow Your Knowledge and Bloom! May 2, 2015

Girls Grow Schedule and FormREV

Deadline has been extended to 27 April.

Girls in grades 4th, 5th, and 6th, are invited to register for a STEM event being held at Jefferson Community College. Grow Your Knowledge and Bloom! Is a day long program that will expose girls to hand’s on activities and fun. Registration is required. $5 per child (includes lunch). A registration form is included in this post.

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Jefferson County AAUW at NY State AAUW Convention April 2015

Jefferson County AAUW members traveled to the NY State AAUW Convention in Byblos Niagara Resort, Grand Island, NY April 17-19, 2015.  The weekend was full of great speakers, wonderful interaction with other NY State AAUW members, very important   information and super fun!!!

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2015 Emerging Leader Announced by NYS AAUW

Congratulations to Dericklyn Parker! She was named an emerging leader for 2015 on April 18th at the NYS AAUW Convention at Grand Island, NY!

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