Advancing Equity for Women and Girls

General (Zoom) Meeting: October 17, 2020, 10:00 AM

Dr. Mona Siegle

Dr. Mona Siegel, Sacramento State history professor and author of Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women’s Rights After the First World War, was our October guest speaker.

Dr. Siegel presented the remarkable international career of suffragist, civil rights activist, and AAUW member Mary Church Terrell. From picketing the White House to meeting with global diplomats in Paris, Terrell was at the forefront of the battle for women’s rights and racial justice a century ago. This is a timely and important topic now, given the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and the important role women will be playing in the upcoming election.

 Note:  Your can order Peace on Our Terms  from Columbia University Press with a 30% discount: (  At checkout, on the order summary page in the discount/coupon textbox type CUP30.

Unique Online Market Faire–Success!

Branch members’ and others’ creations featured marvelous Art works, a fetching Array of aprons, tablecloths, napkins, quilts; Unique pine needle baskets; and a Wonderful selection of original holiday gifts (over 50!). This online event took place the last weekend of September.
The event netted $3,000, all of which goes to girls’ scholarships. Big thanks to you all who participated by donating these superb items and those of you who bid and won! The event proved a fantastic team effort on many levels. See the next Lodestone for details….

Chris Casey, Fundraiser Chair


Curious? To view the items, click CATALOG.

Public Forum: Saturday, January 30, 2021

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM |  Peace Lutheran Church  |  828 West Main, Grass Valley

A look at domestic and sexual assault from different perspectives. A panel of experts will include representatives from:

  • law enforcement
  • behavioral health
  • forensic medicine
  • judicial system
  • education

In addition we will hear survivors’ personal experiences. 
Please join us for a thought-provoking discussion of a topic that too often goes unspoken.   Questions from the audience are welcome.   FREE TO THE PUBLIC

Branch Scrapbook

Ellen Keeshen and Barbara Johnson.

Katherine (Bup) Greenwood, Susie Monary-Wilson, Martha Rees, Deb Cubberley

Barbara Tagg, member, and Ashley Votaw, re-entry scholarship recipient

Bup Greenwood & Gretchen Corbin, Hospitality hosts

Teri Mc Connell & Sharon O’Hara

Shirley Zeff, Jeanne Clark, & Barbara Drew

Melanie Heckel, Terry Juhl, Andrea Vetter, & Margaret Munson

Gretchen Corbin, Barbara Collins, & Cheryl Morris

Shirley Payne modeling her AAUW pin.

February 2016 Meeting: Stephanie Fachinni, Virginia Horowitz, Penney Savelly, and Ann Shulse.

February 2015 meeting. Nancy Knaus
Candy Jewett , Laurie Alire, and Susan Fivelstad.

Bup Greenwood and Deborah York

Joan DeMarce-Rutledge, Sharon Wynne, Deborah York, Jennifer Wilkerson, & Denice Richards