About 340 people from 24 cities and five states took in the annual Garden Tour of the American Association of University Women on Wednesday, according to Kelly Krein of AAUW. Five yards were on the tour.
Jamestown College student Megan Olson has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the James-town chapter of AAUW to attend the 25th Anniversary National Conference of College Women Student Leaders in June in College Park, Md.
Olson, a sophomore from Sebeka, Minn., is pursuing a major in history-political science with minors in leadership and philosophy. She became interested in attending the conference after hearing Jamestown College senior Alexandra Woodruff speak about last year’s conference.
The Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women will sponsor a 9:30 a.m. brunch at the James River Senior and Community Center, 502 10th Ave. S.E., on Jan. 9. It is open to the public at a cost of $5.
The Jamestown Branch of American Association of University Women will meet at 7 p.m. today for its next branch meeting. The meeting will be at the Unruh Sheldon Business Center, room 134, on the campus of Jamestown College. Parking is available east of building or across the street (west) at the Reiland Fine Arts Center.
The AAUW Jamestown Branch will meet at 7 p.m. today. Members should note the change in meeting place. The meeting will be held at Cable Services (old Franklin School), 308 Second St. S.W. (use east entrance). There will be a business meeting followed by the program “Breaking Through Barriers,” a Power Point presentation by branch delegates who attended the national AAUW convention in St. Louis in June. Deb Alber, Linda Brown, Kelly Krein and Arlys Netland will give an update on convention business, special speakers and events and what lies ahead for AAUW. Guests are welcome.
The Association of American University Women will meet at 6:45 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in the Fireside Room. At 7:30 p.m., North Dakota History Day winner Katie Morehouse will give her performance of her History Day project. The following week Morehouse will present her performance at National History Day in Washington. The public is invited to the meeting and hear her perform.
At 7 p.m. today, AAUW Jamestown Branch will hold its monthly meeting at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown. There will not be a formal program; instead there will be reports from members at-tending the state convention in Devils Lake on May 1-2. There will also be sign up for volunteering at the school house (Frontier Village) and the garden tour in July.
The Jamestown Branch of the American Association of University Women held its April meeting at the Buffalo Mall community room. The branch awarded a scholarship of $1,000 to Alexandra Woodruff, a Jamestown College junior, to attend the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders set for the University of Maryland in June.
As a teenager growing up in Mexico, one woman said her parents expected her to live at home until she got married.
The residents of Tijuana, Mexico, are traditional, said Carolina Stromberg, 29, who now works as a buyer at Goodrich in Jamestown. But Tijuana residents aren’t as traditional as interior cities, she said.
The Jamestown Branch of AAUW will host “Overcoming Gender Barriers,” a panel discussion, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Otter Tail Power Community Room, 315 Second St. S.E., Jamestown (east door). The public is invited to attend.
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