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Fall 2018 Branch Meeting At The Terraces

Our fall meeting was held at the Terraces in Los Gatos.  Since this was a chance to get a photo of a large number of members, notice the new  header photo on our website home page!  The picture on the home page was cropped from this one:

We heard from each of the Interest groups, so be sure and get in touch with any you are interested in.  Refer to the Interest group main page for basic information and contacts.

We were privileged to hear from several of the Tech Trek campers  and to see one of the projects they worked on – a windmill constructed entirely from newspaper and masking tape:

And in case anyone was curious about why they used triangles,  here’s a link that explains it.

The Tech Trek girls shared a little about their experiences in the dorms and working on projects.

After taking questions from the audience, Cynthia Miller (Co-director of Tech Trek) asked the girls questions about the experience.  Louse Quenon also talked about the “Mad City Money” game they played to learn more about budgeting.

The jewelry tables are always a popular event.  The proceeds are used to help fund several projects for homeless women.


Summer Potluck Meeting

On July 24, we held our summer potluck meeting.  New officers were introduced (Please refer to the updated Branch Leaders page.)

In addition, two of our members were honored for the work on the Local Scholarship Committee and other contributions.

Julie Stevens and Marilyn Fuller – 2018 Named Gift Honorees


Faces of Genocide

The “Faces of Genocide” was held on April 12, at West Valley Campus.

The Faces of Genocide conference and Social Justice Fair on April 12.  Contact Marilyn Fuller.

See some photos from the Conference at this link.

Our own Marilyn Fuller represented us at the conference:




Women and World War II

This event featured a presentation by Dr. Bonnie Morris (pictured below).  We had good crowd for the event!

Dr. Bonnie Morris

A few of those present at the event


January 30, Author’s Luncheon at the Terraces in Los Gatos

The Author’s luncheon was enjoyed by all. We were honored to have three local author’s speak to us.  From left to right:  John Bateson (The Education of a Coroner), Jana McBurney-Lin (Blossoms and Bayonets), and Tracy Guzeman (The Gravity of Birds).

Our Three Guest Authors

Here are a few other photos from the event:




Thanks to Louise Quenon for the photos!

January 20, Women’s March in San Jose

On January 20, women in San Jose joined other women throughout the country in the Second Annual Women’s March.  The local AAUW groups were well represented.  Here are a few photos taken at the march:


Thanks to Judy Borlase for sharing pictures taken by her friend, Carol Fitting!