Thursday, October 1, 2009


Join the Waukegan Area Branch of AAUW at our table at the Lake County Women's Coalition's Fifteenth and Final LCWC Tea, 12:30pm, Sunday, October 4, at the Country Squire Banquet Facility in Grayslake. This year's theme is Remembering the Women Who Started the Ripple. The cost is $20, and limited tickets will be available at the door.

Our film interest group, At the Movies, will discuss the dark but compelling movie Frozen River (2008) at 7pm, Monday, October 5, at the home of the hostess.

This month's general meeting will celebrate Waukegan's 150th anniversary year at 7pm, Tuesday, October 13, in the Ray Bradbury Room of the Waukegan Public Library. Come hear Ty Rohrer, director of the Waukegan Historical Museum and Research Library, talk about Waukegan, pre-native to present. As usual, this program is open to the public.

The branch will have a bake sale at the Lake County Courthouse, 8am til noon, Wednesday, October 14. Procedes will go to branch projects, including the Educational Foundation.

The book review group will meet at 1pm, Thursday, October 15, at the home of the hostess.

Join Districts 4 & 5 AAUW-IL, Inc., members and guests at the annual Fall Conference, 8:30am until 12:30pm, Saturday, October 17, at the Oakton Community College Des Plaines Campus. This year's theme is Leading the Way. For specific information, go to the state website

The travelogue interest group will learn about Peru at its 7pm, Tuesday, October 20, meeting at the home of the hostess.

The branch board will meet at 7pm, Thursday, October 22, at the home of the hostess.

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The Deerfield Area Branch of AAUW will hold it's next general meeting 7:30pm, Wednesday, October 14, at the Southlake Campus of the College of Lake County. The program will feature two staff members of the Chicago office of Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Ministries, Joan Leech and Melineh Kano. Everyone is welcome to attend this free program.

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