About Us

President: Kathi Pickett

Email: hudsonsbaybranchaauw@gmail.com

Branch members come from a variety of professions and live in all parts of Clark County.

Membership Inquiries: Rosemarie @ 360-896-7199 (leave message). Please check us out!

Meetings:   2nd Wednesday of the month from 2-4 pm via Zoom; open to the public.

Dues: $95 per annum (includes state and national dues)

A sampling of what members get from the branch:

    • community awareness
    • friendship

      Branch table at 2019 Peace and Justice Fair

    • opportunity to serve
    • acceptance
    • intellectual stimulation
    • mentoring

PUBLIC POLICY

    • Branch delegation to annual Lobby Day in Olympia
    • Participation in AAUW-WA Public Policy programs

FUNDRAISING

    • No public fundraising
    • Branch contributions to AAUW Funds (Educational Foundation and Legal Advocacy)

MEMBER ACTIVITIES

    • Monthly meeting includes a short program or a business meeting, plus time for networking
    • Real University Book Group (monthly) – all read the same book, then discuss.
Sept 2015 anniversary

Sept 2015 anniversary

Our book group began in September 1975.  After members read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, that book’s title was adopted as the group’s name. The book’s idea is that life is the real university educating a person.

2021 Titles

January 27:  The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
February 24:  Overground Railroad: the Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America
                         by Candacy Taylor
March 31:  Cold Dish by Craig Johnson
April 28:  The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
May 26:  The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
June 30:  Magic Hour by Kristen Hannah
July 28:  American Primitive by Mary Oliver
August 25:  The Jungle by Clive Cussler
September 29:  Becoming Duchess Goldblatt by Anonymous
October 27:  Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
                       by Mark Adams
[No meeting in November]
December 1:  The Overstory by Richard Powers

 

SOCIAL EVENTS

FVRL-Vagabond-trip-300x225– Vagabonds – informal day excursions to local points of interest

– Annual potluck picnic

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Hudson’s Bay Branch awards AAUW-Judith Metcalf scholarships to women who are returning to school after an absence. Three of the six 2010-2011 student recipients were on hand to express their gratitude.(Left to right) Savenia Falquist, Sue Heise (AAUW), Carol Winters (AAUW), Felisa Neal, Devi Blackard, Beverly Doty (AAUW).

Hudson’s Bay Branch awards AAUW-Judith Metcalf scholarships to women who are returning to school after an absence. Three of the six 2010-2011 student recipients were on hand to express their gratitude.(Left to right) Savenia Falquist, Sue Heise (AAUW), Carol Winters (AAUW), Felisa Neal, Devi Blackard, Beverly Doty (AAUW).

Funds from an endowment at Clark College are distributed annually to 5-10 recipients: women returning to school, perhaps in college for the first time, or continuing a college program that was interrupted by marriage, children, or other factors. Applications available from the Clark College Financial Aid office and online at clark.edu/scholarships.