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2016-2017 Branch General Membership Programs/Meetings
& Event Schedule

The following AAUW membership programs/meetings
and events are open to the public.

Poughkeepsie AAUW, Inc.'s General Membership Programs are planned both to fulfill the mission of the Association and to target members' interests. Detailed information about each program can be found in the monthly newsletter,
The Branch >>

Contact for questions: Program Co-VPs:
             Sandy Goldberg (845-297-7670) or  email
             Betsy Kopstein-Stuts (845-485-7044) or  email

The monthly membership programs not only offer a presentation of general interest for members and guests but provide a time for all to enjoy the company of their fellow AAUW members.  They are usually held on the second Thursday of the month.  When needed, business of the organization will also be conducted at these gatherings.  Join us to discover how we can make a change for the better.  Our Branch programs are free and open to the public so feel free to invite family, friends and colleagues. Our schedule usually looks like this:

7:00 - 7:30 pm: Refreshments and informational notices
         from Maria DeWald, Branch President.
7:30 - 8:30 pm: The program presentation and a “questions
        and answer” period.
8:30 -8:45 pm: Any additional announcements and
        good news.
The location: Unitarian Universal Fellowship of
         Poughkeepsie, 67 South Randolph Avenue.  NOTE: The
         location may change depending on the program.

Schedule for 2016-2017

Please check the Poughkeepsie AAUW newsletter
"The Branch"
for details and/or changes


  • Thursday, September 8, 2016 - "Up, Up, and Away - Open House/Reunion"
                     Hellenic Community Center
    54 Park Avenue, Poughkeepsie
  • Thursday, October 13, 2016 - "Utopia: Alternative lifestyle groups in
                     the 19th century and how that affected women's
                     experience then and now"
    Sue McLane    
                     Poughkeepsie Public Library, Boardman Road Branch
  • Sunday, October 23, 2016 - "Woman of the Year"
                     honoring Krista Jones, Sparrow's Nest of the Hudson Valley
                     Le Chambrod
                     252 Carpenter Road,Hopewell Junction NY, 12533
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 -  Islam"
    presented by the Diversity Initiative
                     Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie 
                     67 S Randolph Ave., Poughkeepsie
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 - "Holiday Refresh, Relieve your stress
                      through Meditation and Yoga"
                     Rev. Susan O. Dabrowski
                     Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie
  • Thursday, January 12, 2017
                     Stuart Shinske, Executive Editor, Poughkeepsie Journal
                     Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie
  • Thursday, February 9, 2017  - "Recycle," project at Vassar College and
                     possible tour of the Science Building
                     Location TBA

  • Thursday, March 9, 2017 - "Rehab through the Arts"
                     Katherine Vockins
                     Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie
  • Sunday, April 2,  2017 - "Writers' Tea"
                      The Links at Union Vale
                      153 N Parliman Rd.,  Lagrangeville

  • Thursday, May 11, 2017 - "Lucy Stone, Women Suffrage"
    Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Poughkeepsie                 
  • Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Annual Meeting/Dinner
                      The Poughkeepsie Grand
                      40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie


Program Committee 2016 – 2017
*People directly involved with 2016-2017 programming.

Susie Blecker, Mary Coiteux, Maria DeWald*, Barbara Durniak*, Gloria Ghedini*, Betty Harrel*, Gwen Higgins, Cathy Kinn*, Pat Luczai*, Marti Madory*, Irene Milliken, Jean Miller, Megan Murray, Anthula Natsoulas, Terry Schneider, Roberta Tracy, Barbara Van Itallie*, Janna Whearty, Carole  Wolf*





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