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Bettering our Community: Using Resources Wisely

Thursday, October 12, 2017  7:00 pm

The Barn, Vassar College Environmental Cooperative

50 Vassar Farm Lane, Poughkeepsie

  • Do we recycle as many eligible items as possible?
  • How can extra food be recycled?
  • Is there a way to “share” unused items with others?

Our October meeting will help provide answers to these and many other questions about recycling.

Bettering Our Community will be presented by Atticus Lanigan, General  Manager of Zero to Go, and Siennah Yang, Branch Head of Rescuing Leftover Cuisine. 

More information and Directions HERE>>

Questions:   Monique Jones 849-1692
Sandy Lash 227-4650


Join us for Lunch
to Honor our  Woman of the Year 2017

Mariel Fiori

Managing Editor of La Voz

October 29, 2017

12-3 pm

Beekman Arms
6387 Mill Street
(Corner of Rt 9 & Market Street)
Rhinebeck, NY


More information on our honoree and the luncheon menu>>

To make reservations by mail>>


To make reservations using PayPal, 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 Woman of the Year, your phone number, the full name(s) of those included in your reservation and the choice of food for each.  You do not need a PayPal account to use this method just a credit card.  You do not have to contact Betty Harrel separately.  The cost for the event when using PayPal is $52 per person.

Here Comes the Judge .... and Comptroller

Candidates Forum:
Tuesday, October 10, 7:00 pm

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
67 South Randolph Ave, Poughkeepsie*

Sponsored by the American Association of University Women and moderated by The League of Women Voters

Meet the candidates for State Supreme District 9 (Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Putnam and Westchester Counties):  Christi Acker and Linda Murray.

Jim Coughlan and Robin Lois are this year's candidates for Dutchess County Comptroller.  Ms. Lois will be in attendance while Mr. Coughlan will not be present nor will a representative from his office.

More information HERE>>

*Directions: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie at 67 South Randolph Ave. can be accessed from Hooker Ave. or take Route 9 to Sharon Dr (near Holiday Inn).  At the end of Sharon turn left onto Beechwood then the first right onto Ferris Lane, next an immediate left to S. Randolph.  The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie is on the right.



Sponsored by Poughkeepsie Branch AAUW, Inc.

Moving Forward: Influencing the Future

  • How can AAUW members make our voices heard?
  • Presentations on Health, Education and Governance.

Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Location: Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory, an urban renewal project in the City of Poughkeepsie (8 North Cherry Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601).  Parking available behind the building.


Live Your Dream Girls’ Conference

November 4, 2017

Eleventh Annual Live Your Dream Girls' Conference
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY


2017 Information Brochure with registration form to mail>>

Registration form on which you can type information/print/mail>>

For additional information, click on the logo above.

Recent Events


Open House

On Thursday, September 7, AAUW members and guests met at the Hellenic Center for a review of the past year and a showcase of what it means to be a member of Poughkeepsie AAUW.  Plans for the coming year were also highlighted.

At the meeting new members joined and everyone signed up for Interest Groups, Community Service Initiatives and Board Committees.  The Membership Booklet for 2017-18, containing very thing you need to know about Poughkeepsie AAUW, was distributed and you may find a printer friendly here>>

If you know of a friend, neighbor, or relative who was unable to attend this meeting but have interest in joining Poughkeepsie AAUW, please contact Sheila Zweifler or 845/462-6478.


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Website comments are welcome and may be directed to Mary King. This page last updated on Sep 17, 2017