On March 5th, 2014, AAUW Jefferson County members celebrated the International Women’s Day at the Commons in Fort Drum, NY.
Our guest speaker was Brigadier General Miyako Schanely who gave a wonderful speech to the group. General Schanely is the first Japanese-American Woman in the Army. Our Mistress of Ceremonies was AAUW member, Erika Shiota Montandon.
The group feasted on Greek, Korean, and Italian foods.
AAUW members and guests, wore international clothing, and items made by women in another nation. The room was decorated with items from around the world, contributed to the evening by AAUW members and guests.
The evening entertainment was provided by the Filipino-American Association of Northern New York.