Welcome to the Easton, PA Branch of AAUW!

July

The Let’s Read Math volunteers facilitating a session on Wanda’s Roses:

SUMMER PICNIC FOR THE ENTIRE BRANCH MEMBERSHIP
August 5 at 5 p.m.
Come One Come All

 The summer rotating gourmet picnic, which is open to the entire branch membership, will be held on Saturday, August 5, 5 pm at the home of Carolyn and Roger Conners , 3780 Southwood Drive, Easton.  We hope everyone can come, all are welcome, even if not a regular rotating gourmet group member.  (Husbands, partners, friends are invited.) This year it will be a potluck with assignments as below. Please also bring $5 to contribute for the meat being provided. The scholarship fund will benefit from any overage of the $5 collected. 

Assignments:
A-C Hors d’oeuvres
D-J Sides
K Wine or Soda
L-S Salads
T-Z Desserts

Note: water, iced tea, coffee and tea will be provided

PLEASE BRING A CHAIR OR TWO if you can.  It will be appreciated.  

PLEASE RSVP TO Carolyn.  cconners@rcn.com or 610-253-8575

It’s FLOWER POWER time!

AAUW Easton PA has partnered with Flower Power Fundraising for this season’s fundraiser.

Flower Power offers top-quality flower bulbs for our friends and family members to purchase. All orders ship directly to our customers’ homes and come with a 100% money-back guarantee. And the best part, we get to keep 50% of every dollar sold!

Here’s how the program works:
1.  We’ve created a special web page, dedicated to our organization. The page features specific information about our group and explains how supporters can help us achieve our fundraising goals by purchasing flower bulbs and plants directly from Flower Power.
2.  Click here to start shopping now.
3.  For every purchase made, AAUW Easton Branch receives 50% of the sale price which counts toward our fundraising goal.

A Personal Message from the Campaign Manager:
Hello Members and Friends. Thank you for supporting the AAUW Easton Branch Goal to provide scholarship awards to deserving women in the Easton area.

  • Fundraiser Start Date: 07/03/2017
  • Fundraiser End Date: 10/07/2017
  • Days Remaining: 96
  • Fundraiser Goal: $500

Here’s How You Can Help:

1. Make a Purchase!
Shop Now – Gorgeous tulips, beautiful daffodils, and many other bulbs will make your garden spectacular next spring. Order today.

2. Send This Message To Friends and Family.
Refer a Friend

Our success is up to you!  Please click on one or both of the options above today.

Have fun and thank you!
Janice Lupackino
AAUW Funds Chair

June

Thank you to Dr. Karen Gaffney for her presentation on Racism in America, a program planned by the Diversity: Deeds and Dialogue study group. It was a morning of interesting and thoughtful dialogue with Dr. Gaffney and between participants.

 

Let’s Read Math™ Resumes

Our Let’s Read Math™ program resumes this summer at Palmer Library, Easton Library and Shawnee School for ProJeCt Easton’s Sizzle Program.
Please consider volunteering for this fun and worthwhile summer activity.You don’t need to be a mathematician or a teacher. You do need to enjoy working with young children. Generally 3-4 volunteers are enough to work with the 15-20 children. There will be a planning session for each book. 

The books to be used this summer are:
Wanda’s Roses
Grandfather Tang’s Story
How Big is My Foot?a
Math-terpieces
Salt in a Shoe
The Sundae Scoop

Contact Fran Kennedy and/or Nancy Berry to volunteer for this project.

May

Congratulations To Our 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Claire Degnan, Co-Scholarship Chair, congratulated our four scholarship recipients at our annual May Dessert and Scholarship Award event. Grace Marie Emin, from Easton High School, will be attending Lafayette College. Andrea Merring from Phillipsburg High School will be attending the College of New Jersey and Payton Elling from Phillipsburg High School will be attending Moravian College. Christine Zweifel, who is attending Cedar Crest College, was awarded the Memorial Fund Scholarship for interrupted studies.

 

 Karen Hickey was presented with the Outstanding Woman of the Year Award and Karol D’Huyvetters received the Member Making a Difference Award.

 April

Equal Pay Day – the day when women’s earning catch up to what men earned the previous year.  Along with women from across Pennsylvania, we rallied and lobbied in Harrisburg.

“5 Tips for Healthy Eating in 2017”  –  Anne Walker, Presenter
Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 PM
(Try to arrive between 6:30 and 7:00)
Pardee Hall, Room 113
off main lobby on first floor Lafayette College

Anne explores:  Why is food advice always changing?  How do I know which advice to take?  How can I make healthy eating simpler and more appealing?  Recipes, ideas, and tips will be shared.  Her talk will give you lots to “chew on”!

Anne Walker is a certified Health Coach and a retired public health administrator. She moved to the Lehigh Valley in 2010 after retiring from a 25-year career in public health. She enjoys volunteering for various local organizations and has also shared her experience in the “Women’s March” in Washington DC. In March 2016, following a yearlong course of study, she was certified as a Health Coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. This semester she has offered two courses at NCC.  “Her teaching-and-learning philosophy is that everyone has valuable knowledge to share.”
Park on McCartney near Clinton Terrace or March Street 
see https://campusmap.lafayette.edu/ for a map.

 

Spring

 

FLOWER POWER IS HERE! LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP SELL!
AAUW Easton Branch Members: Would you be interested in being a part of the Flower Power Fundraising Program geared toward raising funds for our scholarship program?

Please email or call Janice Lupackino (610-751-9531) if you are interested in attending a brief, informative meeting on Thursday, March 2 at 1:30 pm.

There are 20 pages of over 50 products which include summer bulbs, flower seeds and edibles
Fundraiser will begin March 1st and end April 30th.
Check out the selections from the Spring Program at www.flowerpowerfundraising.com