Marc A.F. Baker Reading Room

Dear AAUW Members,

The Board of Trustees of the Depauville Free Library cordially invites you to join them in dedicating the Marc A.F. Baker Reading Room and celebrating the completion of the new Children’s Room and the North Country Archaeology Center. Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 11:00 AM. Please RSVP by September 8 – 315-686-3299.

Mr. Baker is the son of AAUW member Dani Baker.

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September Movie at Ives Hill, Watertown, NY

Our AAUW Sunday Movie for September is “Big Eyes”. It will be shown at Ives Hill Retirement Community, Congregate Building, in the Community Room, 9/13/15 at 2 PM. It is open for all AAUW members, their guests, and residents of Ives Hill.

AAUW Sunday Movie for September 2015 AAUW Sunday Movie for September 2015

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Jan B. Summerville Legacy of Leadership Award Scholarship

Planned Parenthood has announced the $500 annual Jan B. Summerville Legacy of Leadership Award Scholarship. Ms. Summerville became the first Executive Director of Planned Parenthood of Northern New York. She is a long time supporter of AAUW and a Jefferson County Branch Member. The scholarship is available through the Northern New York Community Foundation to a traditional or non-traditional student majoring in Human Services at Jefferson Community College. The person must demonstrate leadership and volunteerism in their community to be eligible for the scholarship.

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AAUW Branch Scholarship Winner

Allison Jones is our 2015 scholarship winner. She is a graduate of Thousand Islands High School and is continuing her education at SUNY Geneseo. At SUNY Geneseo she plans to earn a bachelor’s in science in Biology. Allison, her mom and sister, attended a branch picnic August 19th at Keewaydin State Park.

Allison, Maddie and Pamela Jones with Margaret Williams (Scholarship Chairperson). Allison was presented a $500 scholarship to put towards her education at SUNY Geneseo.

Allison, Maddie and Pamela Jones with Margaret Williams (Scholarship Chairperson). Allison was presented a $500 scholarship to put towards her education at SUNY Geneseo.

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Women’s Equality Day Observance, 27 August, Fort Drum, NY

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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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