Ballwin-Chesterfield is an active branch! Scroll down to see what members can do now.
Learn about AAUW & our branch:
Our Mission Statement: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
Ballwin-Chesterfield Branch is a nationally recognized major contributor to the AAUW Fund; particularly the Legal Advocacy Fund, the Educational Opportunities Fund, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund and more.
Ballwin-Chesterfield has funded two Research and Projects Grants, and awards scholarships to local women returning to their undergraduate degree programs after time away from school. Learn more about our branch founded in 1981. Read about our branch’s history here.
NEXT MEETING: October 12, 2016 “Virginia Minor and Her Major Role in Women’s Rights” Speaker: Diane Eickhoff, Historian and Author
Branch meetings are held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 14088 Clayton Rd. (at Woodsmill), Chesterfield, MO 63017, on the second Thursdays from September through May, and in July. Guests are ALWAYS welcomed! (8:45 AM- sign-ups, social time and registration; 9:30- Business Meeting; 10:30- Speaker; 11:30- Adjournment)
DIRECTIONS: From Rt. 141 & Clayton Rd., go east on Clayton 0.3 mi. Turn right into church, drive to the rear entrance.
At our regular meetings, our Program Committee is committed to presenting topics that capture the interest of our members while focusing on the goals that reflect the mission statement of AAUW. See the program schedule for 2016-17.
Four of our regular meetings are special events: :
~September: learn about goals for the year at our Fall Welcome Brunch.
~December: a festive Winter Auction raises funds to support branch operating and leadership funds.
~May: an elegant installation and awards luncheon is held at a local country club.
~July: “Summer picnic” – an indoor potluck picnic convenes at a local air-conditioned venue.
WHAT MEMBERS CAN DO NOW
#1 Pledge to Register for the 2017 AAUW National Convention
Sign the pledge and get ready to connect, renew, and explore with AAUW during our AAUW National Convention from June 14–17, 2017!
Pledging will make your registration process a breeze. Once registration opens, you’ll get an e-mail reminder with all the details you’ll need. You may also win a free registration!
EVERYBODY LOVES A CONTEST AND HERE’S ONE FOR BRANCHES! SIGN UP NEW AAUW ACTION NETWORK MEMBERS – WIN A PRIZE FOR OUR BRANCH!
Win a stunning medallion and chain, designed by artist Sandra Lewis and donated by Sue Barley, for our branch. The AAUW Action Network is the cornerstone of AAUW’s e-advocacy efforts. By signing up members will receive urgent e-mail notices to contact their elected officials on important issues, including equal pay, education, and ending violence against women, to name a few. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE…
Spread the Joy!! Volunteer to help with the many important branch activities! You will be gratified and your committee chairs will be ecstatic. Go to Flyers and Forms for directions.
December is the month for our annual fund raising auction. Are you ready for a “Jingle Mingle?” The Winter Auction supports our Operating and Leadership Development Fund. It is not too early to plan items to sell at the Auction!
Click here to view a Hollywood Themed party that was sold at the oral auction last year.
Click here to view a Mardi Gras Mystery Dinner that was another oral auction item.
View Photos and read commentary about our last branch meeting
View information and awardees for the 2015-6 Named Gift Recognition on the Member Awards page.
Click on the “GIVE” tab to learn about AAUW Funds and to donate online or by mail!
MEMORIES OF THESE PAST EVENTS are A CLICK AWAY
B-C Members joined with other women’s organizations in the Celebrate the Vote Festival at the St. Louis Public Library on September 3 from 10 AM to 2 PM. the Festival celebrated the centennial of the Saint Louis Suffragists of 1916 and honored the women of today. Learn more about the 2016 Celebrate The Vote Festival
Last year, AAUW supported the nomination of Virginia Minor, a leader in the struggle for women’s suffrage in Missouri, to the Missouri Hall of Fame. She was selected! Read about the induction ceremony held on September 10 at the capitol in Jefferson city!
AAUW Ballwin-Chesterfield is a member of the Metropolitan St. Louis Inter-Branch Council. (Click on the link to visit their page). Visit their page to see a report and pictures of the annual Spring Fling Awards luncheon and their Barbara Lackritz Award winner.
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