Interest Groups offer an avenue to join in the branch activities, to collaborate with members, participate in activities, and become an advocate for AAUW.
*Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, many meetings are on hold or being held via Zoom for now. Check the Lodestone for the most up-to-date information on your chosen group.
Arts and Crafts Sometimes called the Crafties, the group meets on the first Thursday of each month usually in the morning. Contact Stephanie Norton for the meeting and project schedule.
Gardening Meets on third Thursday of each month. Contact Ellie Anderson.
Gourmet Adventures Meets on the second Saturday, alternate months. Contact Shirley Racine.
Great Decisions Runs from February through September. Great Decisions helps us understand current events and issues. The Foreign Policy Association study guide provides the background. Our members provide the lively interpretation, insights and discussion. Contact Susie Monary-Wilson.
Gracious Helpers Help: Gracious Helpers is a branch interest group that provides meals and support to members who are ill, recovering from surgery, or caring for a family member. In addition, Contact Pat Pedersen. In addition: Pat Pedersen is also Friendship Liaison, and in this position will send letters of condolence and support to any member who has experienced or is in the midst of an upsetting life event.
Writing Group (new group!) meets monthly for 1.5 hours on Zoom (for now) to support and encourage each other, identify topics we would like to learn more about, and provide feedback on written materials as requested.