Meeting 11/11/17 Features First Time Author Melek Foster

Houston Peach AAUW meeting Tuesday, November 14, will feature first time author Melek Foster discussing her recently published book “When Life Stood Still”. “This story of long ago shows the heartaches of the time and place and how families intertwine through circumstances you could never imagine but held together by love. Three friends out for an adventurous journey bring back treasures. Little did they know what difference their finds would make to the lives of those in their own families and their community.” Refreshments/networking at 6:30 PM; Program 7:00 PM; business meeting follows. Guests Welcome.. Trinity United Methodist Church, 129 S. Houston Road, Warner Robins, GA. Information: Laurie Shaw 478-971-4354

AAUW’s

HoustonPeach AAUW meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Trinity United Methodist Church at the corner of Watson and Houston Road in Warner Robins.  We have a meet and greet half hour beginning at 6:30 followed by our program.  We conclude each evening with a short business meeting. If you would like more information, please contact our president, Laurie Shaw, at 971-4354.

 

AAUW 2017 Book Sale

Mark your calendars for our annual book sale which will be held at the Galleria Mall in Centerville, GA. The dates are Thursday, October 26 from noon – 9, Friday, October 27 from 9 am to 9 pm, and Saturday, October 28 from 9 am to 2 pm. Proceeds from our annual book sales go to support AAUW’s mission which is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education,philanthropic and research.

October 26: noon to 9:00 pm

October 27:  9:00 am to 9:00 pm       

October 28: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm  ***Half price 9 until noon, bag sale noon until 2***

 

 

Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday fun!

“On the 8th day of Christmas, the AAUW members gathered at Mama Mia’s in Warner Robins for their Christmas dinner.”  Below are candid shots of the fun time.  It was special to have some member’s spouses along as well as one member’s sister.  Thanks to Gul for planning it and Lois for decorating it and all others for coming and adding to the festivities!!

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Westside STEM Store a huge success!!

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Westside Elementary STEM Day Visit!

Thanks Wilhemenia and Brenda for getting this going!! The store is much appreciated by the students and faculty.

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These third graders are building Mayflower Ships which they put into water and loaded with pennies to see just what would happen. 

 

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These boys below,left, are building turkey cages where their turkeys will remain until Thanksgiving!

These third graders, right, are floating the boats they made in the classroom “OCEAN”  where their Mayflower ship would have sailed. 

A glimpse at a portion of the STEM Store located at Westside Elementary….originated by AAUW and coordinated by Larae Mcrae. store

 

 

 

 

 

 

November AAUW Guest Speakers

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Joining the Houston-Peach AAUW Branch for their November 11 (Veteran’s Day) meeting was Vivian L. Childs (center) and Colonel Dawn Lancaster (right).  Thanks to our program chair Gul Celkan (Left) for arranging the inspiring speakers and presenting them with orchids!

AAUW Hosting Colonel Dawn C. Lancaster and Vivian Childs November 10

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AAUW WILL BE HOSTING TWO SPEAKERS ON NOVEMBER 10. OUR SECOND SPEAKER COL. DAWN LANCASTER IS FROM THE AIR FORCE BASE IN WARNER ROBINS.

COLONEL DAWN C. LANCASTER  Colonel Dawn Lancaster is the Vice Commander, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The Wing’s 4,600 personnel are directly responsible for all logistics, medical, civil engineering, security, and mission support functions. As the Vice Commander supporting Georgia’s largest industrial complex, Colonel Lancaster provides facilities and equipment support for the base’s 37 hosted units, including a major command headquarters, an air logistics complex, and 4 wings on the 8,722-acre installation. She is responsible for the management of facilities and equipment valued at $6.9 billion and the execution of a $161.8 million operating budget. Additionally, Colonel Lancaster trains, deploys, and redeploys over 6,500 Airmen in support of Air Expeditionary Force and combatant commander requirements. She is also responsible for the morale and welfare of 24,000 Airmen and their family members.Colonel Lancaster received her commission from the U.S.Air Force Academy. 

AAUW offering $1,000.00 scholarship to non-traditional female student

 

cap and gownThe  Houston-Peach Branch of the Amerian Association of University Women is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a qualified woman between the ages of 35 and 61 living in Houston or Peach County and in her junior or senior year at Fort Valley State University or Middle Georgia State University.

For more information and to secure an application, visit the link listed below.

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