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Screen Shot 2016-08-27 at 6.22.56 PMWelcome to the San Clemente – Capistrano Bay Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW)

AAUW San Clemente-Capistrano Bay Branch is an effective diverse and dynamic organization advocating equity for women and girls. The purpose of this Branch shall be to unite graduates of regionally accredited educational institutions in order to promote equity, education, intellectual growth, individual work and opportunities for women of all ages.

Please visit the pages of our website and learn more about our Branch, the work that we do, and the causes that we support. If you would like to know more about this branch or be a guest at one of our activities you may contact us by email.To learn more about AAUW, please visit What is AAUW ?

screen-shot-2016-12-29-at-11-02-06-amFrom the President’s Desk 

It’s hard to believe that almost three years have past since our branch’s 50th anniversary celebration. The Laguna Beach branch’s 50th party is May 7th and I hope you’ll all attend along with our members who are dual members from the Laguna branch. A flyer was emailed to you early April.

As you may have seen the email announcing it, our branch now has a Facebook page. We posted the Women’s Leadership Forum flyer and plan to add much more. Please let me know if you’d like to help. Speaking of the forum, we recently learned that Marge Sosa and Eleanor Porter (Mission Viejo branch) were successful in securing an AAUW CAP grant for $5,000 to defray expenses and provide seed money for next year. Congratulations!!! The committee has been doing an outstanding job planning this event and registrations have been strong. I hope to see you there!

As sometimes happens, we’ve needed to make some changes to our next two monthly meetings. The installation of officers has been moved to our June meeting. Also, the AAUW Grant Recipient speaker is unable to attend this month so we’re fortunate to present a special program by two of our adventurous members who’ve just returned from Dubai. What stories they have to share! It should be a great meeting.

I’m happy to announce that we’ve just purchased a new sound system which should greatly improve everyone’s experience at our luncheons. Many thanks to Linda Hughes for her expertise, research and negotiaing a price for us. We have borrowed her personal equipment several ,meetings – thanks Linda!

– Reggie Sharpe

 

 

 

 

To learn more about AAUW, please visit What is AAUW ?