Programs

 

2016-17 Programs and Hospitality

Programs are subject to change.
Please read the monthly CHECK newsletter for updates and changes.

 The purpose of the Oshkosh branch is to further AAUW’s mission to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.

September 27  (Tuesday) 6:00 pm
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 700 West Linwood, Oshkosh
PROGRAM: 2016/17 AAUW Scholarship Recipients
Presentation by 2016/17 AAUW Scholarship Recipients Brittany Blankenheim, Katie Boesl, Mary Horn, and NCCWSL Recipient Tessa Otto

October 25  (Tuesday) 6:30 pm
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 700 West Linwood, Oshkosh
PROGRAM: Life in Oshkosh as a Refugee
Speakers: Tami McLaughlin, Director, World Relief Fox Valley; Pastor John Hobbins, friend and advocate of refugee community; Fran Caruana, Oshkosh Area School District Refugee Community

November 15  (Tuesday) 6:30 pm
LOCATION: Oshkosh Senior Center, 200 N. Campbell Rd.
PROGRAM: How Safe is our Drinking Water
Speaker: Steve Brand, Director of Utilities, City of Oshkosh

December 3  (Saturday) 10:30 am
LOCATION: Ridgeway Country Club, 2913 County Rd. II, Neenah (off Hwy 76)
PROGRAM: Holiday Celebration, Miyoko Grine-Fisher, Cellist
Hospitality: Reserve with payment to Nancy Worland. Amount to be announced in Check.

January 14  (Saturday) 10:30 am
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 700 West Linwood, Oshkosh
Chili Luncheon served by Board members.
PROGRAM: STEM Opportunities for Girls
Speaker: Samara Hamze, STEM Outreach Director, UW-Oshkosh; Sarah Adumat, STEM Coach, Oshkosh Area School District

February 28 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 700 West Linwood, Oshkosh
PROGRAM: Fireside Book Chat. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Members read and discuss the book.

March 28   (Tuesday) 6:00 pm
LOCATION: First United Methodist Church, 700 West Linwood, Oshkosh
Pizza dinner followed by program and annual business meeting.
PROGRAM: Oshkosh Food Co-op: Mission and Vision
Speaker: Kelly Matthews, President, Oshkosh Food Co-op

April 25   (Tuesday) 6:30 pm
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church, 110 Church Ave., Oshkosh
PROGRAM: Status of Women and Mental Health in the Fox Valley
Speakers: Rosangela Berbert, Executive Director, Samaritan Counseling Center; Lisa Strandberg, Development and Communications, Director, Samaritan Counseling Center

May 23   (Tuesday) 4:30 pm (browse), 5:00 pm (speaker)
LOCATION: Copper Olive Shop, 362 Koeller St.
PROGRAM: Thoughts and Experiences on Starting a Business
Speaker: Catherine Huybers, Owner, Copper Olive
Dinner: 6:00 pm, Benvenuto’s Restaurant, 300 S. Koeller St., Oshkosh
We will order from a limited menu selection and pay individually.