The affiliate generally schedules one special meeting per month, autumn through spring. Here’s what we have for 2022-23, so far:
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 – 5:30 pm. Welcome Fest
We start off the new AAUW program year with a gathering of members and guests at the Walden Pavilion (902 Thornbury Drive in the Walden Subdivision). A light supper will be provided. The program for the coming year will be presented.
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 – Tour of the Porter County Regional Airport
Airport Director, Kyle Kuebler, will explain the elements of airports as well as our own; he will lead a tour of the main hanger. Members and guests are welcome.
Saturday, October 1, 2022 – 10:30 am – Title IX Anniversary Celebration
AAUW branches invite high school women to a Title IX celebration brunch at Avalon Manor to hear athlete. Linda Godby, explain how Title IX made possible her success!
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 – 5:30 pm – Sister to Sister Book Group Meeting
High school women are invited to join us for a pizza supper and discussion of The Firekeeper’s Daughter at the Porter County Community Foundation.
Friday, December 16, 2022 – Holiday Gathering and Cookie-Palooza
Share cookies and cookie recipes. Plus, “Pack the Pantry” for Hilltop with checks made out to Hilltop Food Pantry. Site is Walden Pavilion, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 – 7:00 pm – Zoom Meeting
Physical therapist, Dolly Phadke, will discuss exercise and the role of exercise in maintaining bone health at any age.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 – Noon – Luncheon Meeting
Meeting at Dish Restaurant with speaker, Dr. Nicky Ali Jackson, coordinator of the criminal justice program at Purdue University Northwest.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 – 7:00 pm – Zoom Meeting
Speaker, Connie Witmer, will give us four ways to spring into financial success, helping us and our children to have generational income.
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 – 10:00 am – Tour of Brauer Museum of Art
Dr. John Ruff will lead a tour of the Museum including behind the scenes spaces.
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 – 5:30 pm – Annual Meeting and “May Banquet”
Dish Restaurant will be site of this end-of-the-year event. New officers will be elected, and scholarship recipients honored. Dr. Nitha Fiona Nagubadi will be our speaker on how to use the changing world to keep our minds refreshed and to update our own worldviews.
June, 2023 – Date and time to be announced. Trip to Michigan’s Fernwood Garden