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The Writers' Tea & Auction

A Literary Benefit for the AAUW
Scholarship Funds,
Community Initiatives and Events


8th Annual Writers' Tea & Auction

                                                             Sunday, April 2, 2017
                                                                   2:30 ~ 6:00 pm
                                                             The Links at Union Vale


To make reservations by mail ($60), click here>> print and mail the form.

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To make reservations using PayPal, then select the yellow PayPal (Donate) button below and follow the onscreen directions.  When PayPal asks for special instructions to Seller, click in that box and type tea, your phone number and the full name(s) of those included in your reservation.  You do not need a PayPal account to use this method.  You do not have to contact the tea committee separately.  The cost for the event when using PayPal is $62 per person.


  Directions to the Event>>

Our Writers

Jim DeFelice>>

Author of American Sniper, American Wife, Fighting Blind and some fifty other works of fiction and non-fiction.  His works have appeared and debuted on the NY Times Best Seller List fifteen times.                   










Lesa Cline-Ransome>>

Writer of numerous children’s books and winner of many awards, Lesa will share stories from Light In The Darkness: A Story Of How Slaves Learned In Secret and the companion book, Freedom's School.  Her newest book, Germs, will be released in 2017.


Click on the image above for a reservation copy to print and mail!

Sample of Auction Items>>

Solicitation Letter for Contributors to Tea>>

Tax form for Contributors>>

AAUW General Information>>

7th Annual Writers' Tea & Auction

May 15, 2016


                 Lucinda Franks>>                           Jeffrey T. Sammons>>


                         Scenes from the Tea & Auction

Robert Morgenthau & Lucinda Franks                Lee and Morty Kaufman

Jeffrey Sammons                                   Lula Allen - Committee Co-Chair

Linda Roberts - Committee Co-Chair                Georgia Kustas - Raffle Winner

Edwina Martin (AAUW-NYS Pres.),             Auction table
Barbara Van Itallie, Betty Harrel



Information from previous events>>

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