Welcome to the Ballwin-Chesterfield, MO Branch of the American Association of University Women!

                                               Ballwin-Chesterfield is an active branch!
                                                     See what members can do now.
The 2019 nominating committee needs your input by January 26, 2019 !  Officers to be nominated:  Co-President, Co-VP Program, Co-VP Membership, Finance Officer, AAUW Funds Chair (2 year term,)  AAUW Funds Chair (1 year term), Public Policy Chair (2 year term), Public Policy Chair (1 year term).  To learn more about the duties of each office, look in your branch directory on page 78, or go to the branch policies on this website  , section E.   You may nominate yourself, or a friend who has given her permission to do so.
DOWNLOAD A WORD form that can be filled out online and emailed.  or
DOWNLOAD A PDF form that can be printed out and mailed in.

Plan to attend the 2019 Women’s Legislative Retreat,  Saturday, January 12, 2019, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Hy Vee store, 405 East Nifong Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201.   GET A FLYER HERE!

Sponsor a Dollars for Scholars event!  Help to further the mission in a fun way.  See how.

 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.


Branch meetings are held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 14088 Clayton Rd. (at Woods mill), Chesterfield, MO 63017, on the second Thursdays from September through April, and in July. Guests are ALWAYS welcome!  See notes from our last meeting here.
(Schedule unless otherwise noted: 8:45 AM- sign-ups, social time and registration; 9:30- Business Meeting; 10:30- Speaker; 11:30- Adjournment)

NEXT MEETING: January 10: Our First Responders: Prevention and Response
Speakers: Monarch Fire Inspector Zach Fuchs; Town & Country Police Department Operational Support Unit Officers Josh Hamel and Officer Alex Pflueger

 DIRECTIONS:  From Rt. 141 & Clayton Rd., go east on Clayton 0.3 mi.  Turn right into Trinity Lutheran 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 entire program schedule for 2018-19.

Four of our regular meetings are special events:
~September: learn about goals for the year at our Fall Welcome Brunch.
~December: a festive Winter Event 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. 


Get a membership application form here.

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.

Ballwin-Chesterfield has funded two Research and Projects Grants, and awards scholarships to local mature women returning to their undergraduate degree programs after time away from school.  Learn more  about our branch, which was founded in 1981. Read about our branch’s history here.

 View Photos and read commentary about our last branch meeting

View information and awardees for the 2017-18 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!

     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. 

What is AAUW?

American Association of University Women (AAUW) is a nationwide network of more than 170,000 members and donors, 1,000 branches, and 800 college/university institution partners. For 135 years, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. Our commitment to our mission is reflected in all aspects of our work.  Visit the National Website and the state website.