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


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




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