Monona

General Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Monona Community Center,
1101 Nichols Road, Monona, Wisconsin

AAUW is an association of 100,000 members working for change—promoting gender-fair classroom practices, lobbying local and national legislators on AAUW priority issues, mentoring girls and women, and raising money to fund ground-breaking research, community action projects, and women scholars.  We welcome members who hold a bachelor’s or higher degree, or an associate or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university.  If you are an undergraduate in a two-or-four-year regionally accredited educational institution, you are welcome to join AAUW as a student affiliate.

 

Monona AAUW Activities:

 

  • Donate funds to support the national Education Foundation programs
  • Donate local scholarships to Monona Grove and LaFollette High School students
  • Donate scholarships to Madison College students
  • Conduct used book sales with profits going to scholarships for women and girls
  • Plan fundraising trips to cultural events
  • Participate in book discussions—morning, afternoon and evening groups—and participate in a film group and a bridge group
  • Learn about and support women’s groups and legislation affecting women and children
  • Support political forums
  • Support the “Odyssey Project”

 

For more information, please call:

Co-Presidents: Dee Zimmerman—222-2367
Stephanie Sorensen—819-6646

 

For membership information, please call:

Liz Kretschmar—249-6384

 AAUW

 Monona Branch

The Monona Branch of AAUW welcomes members from Monona,Wisconsin as well as nearby communities including Madison.

 

General Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of the month beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Location:  Monona Community Center,

1101 Nichols RoadMononaWisconsin

 

September 24     Potluck Supper 6:00 p.m.Program:  “The Artist as a Social Commentator, the Plight of the Global Textile Worker.” Terese Agnew

 

October 22   

6:30 p.m. Coffee and Social

Program: Becky Steinhoff, Executive Director, Goodman Community Center

 

November 26    6:30 p.m. Coffee and Social

Program: “Woman Power” Diane Everson, Editor/Publisher, Edgerton Reporter

 

December 14 11:15 a.m. Holiday Luncheon and Silent Auction. Maple Bluff Country Club   

 

January 28   6:30 p.m. Coffee and Social

Program:  Wisconsin Women’s Network Eve Galanter

 

February 25   6:30 p.m. Coffee and Social

Program: Field to Food, Second Harvest Food Bank

 

March 25   6:30 p.m. Coffee and Social

Program: “The Gadget Guy” Steve Van Dinter,

St. Mary’s Health Care of Wisconsin

 

April  22     6:00 p.m. Salad Supper

Program:  Grant Recipient

 

May 27    6:30 p.m.  Coffee and Social

Program:  Mindfulness in Education, Laura Pinger, of the Mindfulness Project

June 7    Spring Luncheon (date and time to be announced)

 

 

 

Evening Literature Group

 

Oct. 7 Truman   by David McCullough

Nov. 4 River of Doubt  by Candice Millard

 

Dec. 2 Watermark  by Vanita Sankaran

 

Jan. 6 Mary Coin  by Marisa Silver

Feb. 3 My Beloved World  by Sonia Sotomayor

Mar. 3 Kingsblood Royal  by Sinclair Lewis

 

Apr. 7 And the Mountains Echoed

May 5 Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

 

June 2 Book selections for next year.

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Literature Group

 

Sept. 19 Angle of Repose  by Wallace Stegner

 

Oct. 17 The Last Runaway  by Tracy Chevalier

 

Nov. 21 The Hum and the Shiver  by Alex Bledsoe

 

Dec. 19 The Paris Wife  by Paula McClain

 

Jan. 16 Roughing It  by Mark Twain

      

Feb. 20 My Beloved World  by Ann Sotomayor

 

Mar. 20 Flight Behavior  by Barbara Kingsolver

 

April 17 Tortilla Curtain by  T.C. Boyle

 

May 15  Book selections for next year.

 

June 18 or 19  Luncheon—Place to be announced

 

Film Discussion Group

The Film Discussion Group usually attends a movie every fourth Wednesday. For information call

Mary Boyd at 222-7673

 

Fundraising

Fundraising trips are planned for 2013 and 2014. For more information, please call Georgene at

222-6111.

 

 

Bridge Marathon

If you would like to participate, please call Sally Keyel at 837-4947.

 

 

Morning Literature Group

 

Sept. 26 Taken for Granted  by Leslyn Spinelli

 

Oct. 24 The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat    by Edward Moore

 

Dec. 5* Island Beneath the Sea  by Isabel Allende

 

Jan 23 The Woman Behind the New Deal               by Kirsten Downey

 

Feb. 27 Destiny of the Republic  by Candice Millard

 

Mar. 27 My Beloved World by  Sonia Sotomayor

 

Apr. 24 The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

 

May 22 The Hum and the Shiver  by Alex Bledsoe

 

June  12  Book Selection

 

 

       * We will not meet in November