Interest Groups offer an avenue to join in the branch activities, to collaborate with members, participate in activities, and become an advocate for AAUW.
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 Janine Martin.
Gnaw & Jaw This group is undergoing planning and sign-ups for a a new format to socialize with dinners, both in members’ homes and at restaurants. Stay tuned. Led by Deb Cubberley and Chris Boykin
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 is a branch interest group that provides meals and support to members who are ill, recovering from surgery, or caring for a family member. Contact Pat Pedersen, who 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.
The IDEAS (formerly DEI) group’s aim is to promote equity, inclusion and diversity for women and girls in Nevada County. The group will strive to engage in volunteering in our community, our schools and whatever ways that they can find to support ALL students.
Contact Lisa Turlo for more information.
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. Contact Deb York for information.