Welcome to the Easton, PA Branch of AAUW!

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