The At the Movies interest group will meet on Monday, October 3, at the home of the hostess, to discuss the Chinese (Mandarin) film Together (2002) about a talented young violinist.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peal Pie Society (Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows) will be discussed by the Reflections on Reading interest group at 7pm, Thursday, October 6, at the home of the hostess.
Mike Adams, senior biologist at the Lake County Health Department, will address current environmental issues and Lake Michigan water quality at the branch's general meeting, 7pm, Tuesday, October 11. We will meet at the Waukegan Field House Sports & Fitness Facility, corner of Grand & Baldwin.
The Story of a Beautiful Girl will be the topic at the 1pm, Thursday, October 20, meeting of the Book Review interest group at the home of the hostess.
The branch board will meet at 7pm, Thursday, October 27, at the home of the hostess.
Mission: AAUW advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
Vision: AAUW will be a powerful advocate and visible leader in equity and education through research, philanthropy, and measurable change in critical areas impacting the lives of women and girls.
Value Promise: By joining AAUW, you belong to a community that breaks through educational and economic barriers so all women have a fair chance.
Diversity: In principle and practice, AAUW values and seeks a diverse membership. There shall be no barriers to full participation in this organization on the basis of gender, race, creed, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or class.
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This branch of The American Association of University Women was organized in 1928. The Waukegan Area Branch serves all communities in northeast Lake County, Illinois.
In addition to monthly general meetings - open to the public - WAB has interest groups (At the Movies, Book Review, Exploring Culture, Reflections on Reading, Travelogue) that are for branch members and guests.
The Waukegan Area Branch also has a community project called Baby Hats with Love that provides hats for newborn babies at a local hospital.
WAB is a founding member of the Lake County Women's Coalition.
In addition to pariticipating in district, state, and national events, WAB is a planning partner in AAUW-IL Networking Luncheon and AAUW-IL Scholars Brunch.
The Waukegan Area AAUW 75th Anniversary Grant is administered by the national organization. Local scholarships are administered locally.
We hope to meet you soon!