2012-2013 Branch General Membership Meetings
& Event Schedule
The following AAUW membership meetings
and events are open to the public.
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - Open House.
Hellenic Community Center
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - Woman of the Year.
Honoring Judy Lombardi, Grace Smith House. Villa Borghese
- Thursday, November 8, 2012 - An Evening with Dr. Michael Fowlin.
In his powerful performance piece, “You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me”, actor/psychologist/poet Michael Fowlin will take us on a journey beyond tolerance to genuine worldwide inclusion – the “celebration of our differences and the acceptance of our shared experiences.” Poughkeepsie Day School
- Thursday, December 13, 2012 - What Is a Locavore?
A panel of distinguished local experts will explore the impact of the farm-to-table movement on health, culture, and the economy. Hellenic Community Center
- Thursday, January 10, 2013 - Film – Miss Representation
This recent documentary gets consistent raves for revealing how misrepresentations of women in the media contribute to the under-representation of women in influential positions. Discussion following.
Dutchess Community College, Taconic Hall
- Thursday, February 7, 2013 - Dick Gregory
Dick Gregory, a civil rights activist, author, politician and comedian will take the stage at Marist to deliver his hard-hitting observations of contemporary life with a genial big-heartedness that has made him an American icon.
This program is on of many programs – lectures, markets, concerts – a truly fascinating lineup pulled together by the Dutchess Community College Black History Committee, chaired by AAUW member Carmen McGill. Marist College, Hancock Center Room 2023
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - The Global Women's Crisis -
An Evening with Geeta Desai, International Federation of
University Women's (IFUW) New York Representative
to the United Nations
Fresh from her experience at the UN, AAUW Poughkeepsie Branch former President and Woman of the Year, Geeta Desai, will deepen our understanding of and connection with the plight of women internationally.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 67 S. Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - Writers' Tea
The Links at Union Vale
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - Brainstorming Session
Programs for Next Year