Several members of the Jefferson County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) represented the North Country at the state convention in April. While at convention the branch accepted a 21st Century NYS Recognition Award for Individual Programs for two recent programs and received overall recognition for their programming.
The group received third place for March’s “A Global Perspective on the Oppression of Women and Girls”; and a first place award for a 2009 presentation “Too Sexy, Too Soon”. Jefferson County was also a platinum winner of the 2009-10 21st Century NYS Recognition Award for Overall Programming.
The 2010 convention was held at Otesaga, in Cooperstown, NY the weekend of April 23 – 25.